Iced Earth/Symphony X tour
SYMPHONY X / ICED EARTH
NORTH AMERICAN 2012 CO-HEADLINER TOUR
GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN (USA) – What do you get when you mix equal parts Dystopia and Iconoclast?
One of the most eagerly anticipated metal tours of 2012.
"I'm excited to tour with SYMPHONY X," ICED EARTH founder Jon Schaffer said. "They're phenomenal musicians and very cool guys. This co-headliner tour will be a great experience for the fans. It is also way overdue for us to play a proper tour of North America. Get ready!"
SYMPHONY X guitarist Michael Romeo echoes Schaffer’s enthusiasm.
“We are very excited about the upcoming North American Tour with Iced Earth,” Romeo said. “We first met Jon & the guys a few years back and they were really cool. When the idea of a Co-Headline tour surfaced, we thought it would be awesome. The fans can expect a night of great music from both bands. We look forward to seeing you all real soon!”
The , 30+-date, co-headliner tour begins January 31st in Hartford, Connecticut, and concludes March 11th in Clifton Park, New York.
Pre-sale tickets go on sale exclusively on Oct 31st via these websites:
With their innovative mixture of heavy metal and progressive rock, New Jersey juggernauts SYMPHONY X continue to be a favored staple among fans of prog metal around the world. Iconoclast, the band’s eighth studio album, debuted at #76 on the Billboard Top 200 chart in the U.S. and at #105 on the Canadian Soundscan Top 200 chart in June.
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Schaffer formed ICED EARTH in Tampa, Florida, in 1984. Since then, he has released 10 studio albums, the newest being the highly-acclaimed Dystopia (October, 2011) – which debuted at #67 on the Billboard Top 200 chart – one live album, two compilations, three boxed sets, and several DVDs. Thanks to massive worldwide sales -- and rabidly loyal fans – ICED EARTH has earned a seat in the pantheon of America's most successful heavy metal bands.
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Support for SYMPHONY X and ICED EARTH will be provided by the powerhouse quintet WARBRINGER.
Dates are below
31 Hartford , CT Webster Theater
1 Phila , PA Trocadero
3 Sayreville , NJ Starland Ballroom
4 Quebec City , QC Albert Rousseau
5 Montreal , QC Metropolis
6 Toronto , ON Phoenix
9 Winnipeg , MB Garrick
10 Saskatoon , SK Louis Pub
11 Edmonton , AB Starlite Room
12 Calgary , AB Flames Central
14 Vancouver , BC Commodore Ballroom
15 Seattle , WA Showbox Market
16 Portland , OR Hawthorne Theater
17 Sf, CA Regency Ballroom
18 LA , CA Club Nokia
20 Las Vegas , NV House of Blues
21 Anaheim CA The Grove
22 San Diego , CA House of Blues
24 SLC , UT The Complex
25 Denver , CO The Summit Music Hall
26 Kansas City , MO Midland Theater
27 Dallas , TX Trees
28 Austin , TX Emos East
29 Houston , TX House of Blues
2 Ft Lauderdale , FL Revolution
3 Lake Buena Vista ,FL House of Blues
5 Raleigh , NC Lincoln Theater
6 Charlotte , NC The Filmore Charlotte
7 Columbus , OH Newport Music Hall
9 Worcester , MA The Palladium
10 NYC , NY Best Buy Theater
11 Clifton Park , NY Northern Lights
Um, yeah, I'm fucking there.