Megadeth, Lamb Of God, Trivium And In Flames’ Metal Tour Of The Year Rescheduled To 2021
Following the epic Metal Tour Of The Year streaming event in light of their 2020 shows being postponed, Megadeth, Lamb Of God, Trivium and In Flames have now announced their collective tour dates for 2021.
“We are excited to share the new 2021 dates for The Metal Tour Of The Year,” the bands say in a joint statement. “All tickets will be honoured for the new rescheduled dates. If you are a ticket holder and cannot make the new show, you will receive an email directly allowing you to request a refund. For more details, please visit livenation.com/refund.
“We can’t wait to get back onstage and get this tour kicked off.”
The Metal Tour Of The Year will now begin on July 9, 2021 in Detroit at the DTE Energy Music Theatre, and wrap up two months later, at Salt Lake City’s USANA Amphitheatre on September 8.
The good news about this year-long postponement is that Megadeth may well have new music out by the time the tour rolls around. While Trivium and Lamb Of God have both released absolute ragers in 2020 and will therefore have plenty of fresh material to perform for fans, Dave Mustaine and co. are still hard at work on their new record.
Most recently, the frontman confirmed that the band have recorded 18 songs for the follow-up to 2016’s Dystopia, ranking it within the top five albums of their entire career.
“I think this is probably in the top four records as far as towards the tip of the spear with our career and everything that we’re doing,” he said. “It’s up there with Countdown [To Extinction], Rust In Peace and probably Peace Sells. The other one I would say is Dystopia. So that would round up my top five.”
Bring it on…
Catch The Metal Tour Of The Year at the following dates:
9 Detroit, MI @ DTE Energy Music Theatre
10 Mt. Pleasant, MI @ Soaring Eagle Casino
11 Toronto, ONT @ Budweiser Stage
13 Burgettstown, PA @ S&T Bank Music Park
14 Cincinnati, OH @ PNC Pavilion
16 Bristow, VA @ Jiffy Lube Live
17 Charlotte, NC @ PNC Pavilion
18 Raleigh, NC @ Red Hat Amphitheater
20 Boston, MA @ Rockland Trust Bank Pavilion
21 Wantagh, NY @ Northwell Health at Jones Beach
23 Darien Center, NY @ Darien Lake PAC
24 Holmdel, NJ @ PNC Bank Arts Center
26 Camden, NJ @ BB&T Paivlion
27 Cleveland, OH @ Jacobs Pavilion at Nautica
28 Indianapolis, IN @ Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center
30 Laval, QC @ Place Bell
31 Quebec City, QC @ Videotron Centre
3 Green Bay, WI @ Resch Center
4 Minneapolis, MN @ The Armory
6 Chicago, IL @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
7 Kansas City, MO @ Spring Center
8 Rogers, AR @ Walmart Amp
10 St. Louis, MO @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
11 Nashville, TN @ Nashville Municipal Auditorium
12 Atlanta, GA @ Ameris Bank Amphitheatre
14 W. Palm Beach, FL @ iTHINK Financial Amphitheatre
18 Corpus Christi, TX @ American Bank Center Selena Auditorium
20 Austin, TX @ Germania Insurance Amphitheater
21 Irving, TX @ The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory
22 Houston, TX @ Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
24 El Paso, TX @ Don Haskins Center
25 Albuquerque, NM @ Isleta Amphitheater
27 Denver, CO. @ Pepsi Center
29 Phoenix, AZ @ Arizona Federal Theatre
31 Reno, NV @ Reno Events Center
1 Irvine, CA @ FivePoint Amphitheater
2 Concord, CA @ Concord Pavilion
4 Portland, OR @ Moda Center
5 Auburn, WA @ White River Amphitheatre
7 Pocatello, ID @ Portneuf Health Trust Amphitheatre
8 Salt Lake City, UT @ USANA Amphitheatre
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