New York City alternative metal icons Helmet are set to make their return to Australia next year, bringing their 30 Years – 30 Songs tour down under.

When Page Hamilton left noise-rock outfit Band Of Susans back in 1989, few knew that what would follow would be one of the most revered alt-metal bands of all time.

Forming Helmet that same year, it didn’t take long before the group had recorded their debut album, bursting onto the scene with the release of 1990’s Strap It On.

As the years continued, the band’s success only grew, with 1994’s Betty helping to turn them into household names, before a split in 1998 seemingly ended the band for good.

Check out Helmet’s ‘Crashing Foreign Cars’:

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While Helmet would reform in 2004, Hamilton remains their only original member, helping to continue the legacy of the iconic and influential group by pumping out stunning tracks and delivering powerful live shows at every turn.

Now, after kicking off their 30th anniversary tour back in September, Helmet have revealed they’ll be bringing their innovative brand of metal to Australian shores in 2020.

Announcing a run of Aussie dates earlier today, Helmet will be touring around the country in May of 2020 with their ’30 Years – 30 Songs’ format, celebrating the last three decades with a lengthy set full of 30 of their best and most iconic tracks.

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Equal parts musical celebration and education, fans new and old will get the chance to hear some of the finest and most revered songs of the alt-metal genre when Helmet grace us with their first Australian shows in three years next year.

Check out Helmet’s ‘Unsung’:

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Helmet ’30 Years – 30 Songs’ Australian Tour 2020

Wednesday, May 13th, 2020
Uni Bar, Hobart, TAS
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Thursday, May 14th, 2020
The Gov, Adelaide, SA
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Friday, May 15th, 2020
Metro Theatre, Sydney, NSW
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Saturday, May 16th, 2020
The Croxton, Melbourne, VIC
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Sunday, May 17th, 2020
The Zoo, Brisbane, QLD
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Tickets on sale from 9am, Friday, November 22nd
Presale begins at 9am, Thursday, November 21st and runs for 24 hours