Judas Priest Announce 50th Anniversary U.S. Tour With Sabaton
It’s mind-boggling to consider that Judas Priest are over 50 years old. Formed in 1969, metal’s steeliest band have been making heads bang and T‑shirts sweaty across half a century. Now, the band are bringing their massive 50th anniversary tour to the States in what will no doubt prove to be 2020’s most old-school tour.
Aiding that descriptor will be none other than Swedish power metallers Sabaton, whose epic songs of historical warfare owe so much to Priest’s legacy. The tour kicks off in the east coast and weaves it way across the country before ending in Las Vegas.
“Performing a blistering cross section of songs from our lives in metal — we can’t wait to raise horns with you again at this once in a metal lifetime event!” say the band in a statement.
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Tickets for the tour go on sale tomorrow, February 25, at 10am local time. Live after midnight at one of the following dates:
09 — Oxon Hill, MD at MGM National Harbor
11 — Uniondale, NY at Nassau Coliseum
12 — Ledyard, CT at Foxwoods Casino Arena
14 — Philadelphia, PA at The Mann Center
15 — Newark, NJ at Prudential Center
17 — Charlotte, NC at PNC Music Pavilion
18 — Orlando, FL at Central Florida Fair — Rebel Rock Fest
21 — Grand Rapids, MI at Van Andel Arena
23 — Detroit, MI at Fox Theatre
24 — Youngstown, OH at Covelli Centre
26 — Chicago, IL at Rosemont Theatre
27 — Minneapolis, MN at The Armory
29 — Milwaukee, WI at Miller High Life Theatre
30 — St. Louis, MO at Saint Louis Music Park
02 — Oklahoma City, OK at The Zoo Amphitheatre
03 — Dallas, TX at Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory
05 — Austin, TX at HEB Center
06 — San Antonio, TX at Freeman Coliseum
08 — Albuquerque, NM at Sandia Resort and Casino
09 — in Denver, CO at The Mission Ballroom
11 — Salt Lake City, UT at Vivint Smart Home Arena
13 — Phoenix, AZ at Arizona Federal Theatre
15 — in Los Angeles, CA at Microsoft Theater
17 — in Las Vegas, NV at Zappos Theatre at Planet Hollywood
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