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Lamb of God to tour with Killswitch Engage!!!!!!

by Terry Stevens

PHOTO CREDIT:  Jose Gualao, Creative Commons License

Here's the press release:

LAMB OF GOD Partner With KILLSWITCH ENGAGE for North American Tour
 
Testament and Huntress to Support

(New York, NY): Longtime friends LAMB OF GOD and KILLSWITCH ENGAGE have joined forces for what will undoubtedly be one of the essential "can't miss" tours of the fall of 2013. The tour launches October 22 in Toronto and canvases much of the U.S and Canada. The two bands are a dominant live pairing, and will combine for 28 North American shows in total. Support for all shows except Los Angeles will be provided by thrash legends TESTAMENT, with HUNTRESS opening all shows.  

LAMB OF GOD will end the North American portion of the Resolution record cycle with this tour. It will include a coast to coast visit to all major Canadian cities which will be LAMB OF GOD’s first visit to Canada on this cycle other than a festival play in June in Montebello and a show in Toronto in January 2012. In the last year, both Ashes of the Wake and Sacrament  have been certified gold in Canada. LAMB OF GOD will finish the Resolution cycle completely with a visit to Europe and South Africa in January 2014. Details on that tour will be released late August. 

KILLSWITCH ENGAGE released their sixth album Disarm the Descent this April, which debuted at No. 7 on the Billboard Top 200; at No. 1 on Hard Rock Chart; and at No. 1 on the Rock Chart. It marked the first album with frontman Jesse Leach at the vocal helm since 2002's now-classic Alive or Just Breathing.  The album has been warmly embraced and well-received by both fans and the media, as it has just crossed the 100,000-sold mark in only three months of release.  Having just wrapped a highly successful U.S summer headline tour, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE look to continue their Disarm the Descent record cycle with this fall trek.

Both LAMB OF GOD and KILLSWITCH ENGAGE have been wanting to hit the road together for quite some time now and are both excited to finally get the chance. They have also made sure to keep the ticket prices as low as possible so that all of their fans can come out and have a good time with them on this tour.

All dates go on sale this weekend July 19 and 20.

Dates for the tour are below.

TOUR DATES: 

10/22    Toronto, ON | Kool Haus - Tickets
10/23 Quebec City, QC | Pavillon de la Jeunesse - Tickets
10/24  Montreal, QC  | Metropolis - Tickets
10/25 New York, NY | Roseland Ballroom - Tickets
10/26    Wallingford, CT | Toyota Presents Oakdale Theatre - Tickets
10/28 Columbus, OH | LC Pavilion - Tickets
10/29  Detroit, MI | The Fillmore Detroit - Tickets
10/30 Chicago, IL | Congress Theater - Tickets
11/01    Kansas City, MO | The Midland by AMC - Tickets
11/02    Grand Prairie, TX | Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie - Tickets
11/03    Socorro, TX | Socorro Entertainment Center – Free Show
11/05    Denver, CO | The Fillmore Auditorium - Tickets
11/07    Tempe, AZ | Marquee Theater - Tickets
11/08    Los Angeles, CA | Hollywood Palladium * - Tickets
11/09    Oakland, CA | Fox Theater - Tickets
11/11    Kent, WA | ShoWare Center - Tickets
11/12    Vancouver, BC | Queen Elizabeth Theatre - Tickets
11/14    Edmonton, AB | Shaw Conference Centre - Tickets
11/15    Calgary, AB | Big Four - Tickets
11/16    Saskatoon, SK | Saskatoon Prairieland Park - Tickets
11/18    St. Paul, MN | Myth - Tickets
11/19    Milwaukee, WI | Eagles Ballroom - Tickets
11/20    Grand Rapids, MI | Orbit Room - Tickets
11/22  Sayreville, NJ | Starland Ballroom - Tickets
11/23  Boston, MA | House of Blues - Tickets
11/24  Philadelphia, PA | Electric Factory - Tickets
11/25  Pittsburgh, PA | Stage AE - Tickets
11/26  Silver Spring, MD | The Fillmore Silver Spring - Tickets

*Testament will not be on the Los Angeles show.  Support will be announced in mid-September.

Best get yo' tickets!

*In addition to really wanting to see LoG and KSE on tour, "Scary" Terry Stevens is the host of Scary Terry's Saturday Nightmare, a 3 hour metal show heard every Saturday from 9 to Midnight CST on Rock 94.7/102.9 in Central Wisconsin, online at www.rock947.com/listen-live and on your smartphone or tablet when you download the Rock 94.7 app.