Multi-award winning, Platinum-certified Canadian rock band, DEFAULT announced today that they will reunite and return to the road this fall, joining Stone Temple Pilots and Seether on their national Canadian co-headline tour. Kicking off October 23rd in Penticton, BC, the tour will travel west to east with dates in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec and Nova Scotia.
After forming in Vancouver, BC in 1999, Default began their meteoric rise with the release of their debut album “The Fallout”. With the success of #1 singles “Deny” and “Wasting My Time”, which also hit the Top 15 in the U.S. and #2 on the Mainstream Rock chart respectively, “The Fallout” earned the band the 2002 JUNO Award for “Best New Group” and, having sold over one million copies south of the border, Platinum certification in both the United States and Canada. Their Gold-certified sophomore release “Elocation” garnered a nomination for “Best Rock Album” at the 2005 JUNO Awards and follow-up “One Thing Remains” spawned the #1 hit “Count on Me”.
The four-piece, which includes multi-Platinum, award-winning entertainer Dallas Smith at the helm, released fourteen Rock Radio singles, including three #1 hits, eight Top 10’s and two Top 15 tracks, including two from their final release “Comes and Goes”, before amicably disbanding in 2013.
Smith recently celebrated his fifth career #1 and fourth consecutive chart topper as a solo artist with the irresistible hit “Sleepin’ Around” on both the Nielsen BDS and Mediabase Country radio charts. With the tracks success, he also became the first and only Canadian country artist in the Nielsen BDS era to have four consecutive #1 singles from the same album, topping the three from Shania Twain’s “Come On Over”. He also tied Twain for the most #1 songs by a Canadian Country artist in the Nielsen BDS era with five.
In March of 2018, Smith teamed up with fellow multi-platinum Country superstar Terri Clark to deliver the electrifying Top 5 single/duet “One Drink Ago”. Smith joined Clark (who holds the honour of being the only female Canadian member of the legendary Grand Ole Opry), twice on the iconic stage to perform the hit single.
Winner of three 2017 CCMA Awards and nominated for four 2018 CCMA Awards this year, Smith recently released a brand new single, “Make ‘Em Like You” that is currently climbing the charts at a rapid pace!
For a full list of upcoming tour dates and the latest information on Default visit:
DEFAULT 2018 CANADIAN TOUR DATES
Oct 23 Penticton, BC @ South Okanagan Events Center ^
Oct 25 Dawson Creek, BC @ Encana Events Center ^
Oct 26 Edmonton, AB @ Shaw Conference Centre (26th Annual Halloween Horror) ^
Oct 27 Calgary, AB @ Grey Eagle Showroom ^
Oct 30 Saskatoon, SK @ SaskTel Centre ^
Oct 31 Regina, SK @ Evraz Place ^
Nov 1 Winnipeg, MB @ Bell MTS Place ^
Nov 6 Sudbury, ON @ Sudbury Community Arena*
Nov 7 London, ON @ Budweiser Gardens*
Nov 8 Peterborough, ON @ Peterborough Memorial Center*
Nov 10 Oshawa, ON @ Tribute Communities Centre*
Nov 11 St Catherines, ON @ Meridian Center (2900)*