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Deep Purple And Judas Priest Announce Summer Co-Headline Tour

Good morning, we are here to wash away your Monday blues with some rocking news about some legendary bands from the United Kingdom who I think you know very, very well. I’m talking about none other that the mighty Judas Priest and the equally important to modern music as we know it Deep Purple. Check out the full press release about their upcoming co-headlining tour and I’ll return at the close with some thoughts.

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The Press Release:
Legends will collide late this summer when Deep Purple and Judas Priest embark on a co-headlining North American tour. Produced by Live Nation, the outing will kick off August 21 in Cincinnati, OH and visit 25 cities across the U.S. and Canada before wrapping September 30 in Wheatland, California. Tickets go on sale to the general public beginning Friday, April 27 at 10am local time at LiveNation.com.

Citi is the official pre-sale credit card of the Deep Purple and Judas Priest tour. As such, Citi cardmembers will have access to purchase pre-sale tickets beginning Tuesday, April 24 at 10am local time until Thursday, April 26 at 10pm local time through Citi’s Private Pass® program. For complete presale details visit www.citiprivatepass.com.

Deep Purple’s latest studio album, inFinite, was released April 7, 2017, via earMUSIC. Produced by the legendary Bob Ezrin, (Pink Floyd, Alice Cooper, Kiss), InFinite featured 10 new tracks recorded with no musical boundaries in the spirit of the 70s. The metal pioneers have released five studio albums since 1996, augmented by an abundance of solo work and special projects from members Ian Gillan, Roger Glover, Ian Paice, Steve Morse and Don Airey. Fans will be thrilled as they cover decades of favorites for this run. For more information, please visit the link below. Additionally, Airey will release his solo album One of a Kind on May 25.
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Announcing: SiriusXM Presents: Goo Goo Dolls “Dizzy Up The Girl” 20th Anniversary Tour

The tour announcement emails are picking up steam so strap yourself in for the ride to come. This one covers the details about the upcoming run by the Goo Goo Dolls who are celebrating the 20th Anniversary of their “Dizzy Up The Girl” album. Check it out.

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The Press Release:
This Fall, multi-platinum Grammy-nominated band Goo Goo Dolls will embark on the SiriusXM Presents: Goo Goo Dolls – Dizzy Up The Girl 20th Anniversary Tour, in celebration of the 20th anniversary of their iconic album, Dizzy Up The Girl. The band will be performing the record in its entirety at each show, followed by an additional set packed with surprises and more of their many unforgettable hits. Singer John Rzeznik added “I am incredibly excited to share this album in its entirety with our fans”. The band also took to social media today, posting a special video to announce their tour, watch it HERE.

The tour kicks off in Phoenix, AZ on September 30th and will run through mid-November, wrapping up in Las Vegas, NV on November 18th. Please see below for a full list of dates.

First released on September 22, 1998 via Warner Bros. Records, Dizzy Up The Girl is often noted for being the album that catapulted the band into mainstream success and is one of their most successful albums to date. The record sold 6 million albums worldwide, went 4x platinum in the US and had five top 10 singles, including “Iris” (3 GRAMMY nominations, Certified Platinum, 275M Spotify Streams) and “Slide” (Certified Gold, 57M Spotify Streams).
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Alice Cooper Extends “Paranormal Evening” Tour Into October

There’s been an update to the in concert activities of the legendary Alice Cooper and you can learn about it below. Check it out.

The Press Release:
Rock icon Alice Cooper, who released his 27th album Paranormal last July via earMUSIC, has extended his previously-announced North American tour, announcing additional 2018 shows throughout October. The trek picks up again this summer, starting on August 3 in Wisconsin and now running through the end of October, including a lengthy section in Canada, from Briitish Columbia across to Ontario.

The Las Vegas (August 10) and Los Angeles (August 12) dates will feature a special guest as support — original Kiss guitarist Ace Frehley. Further information about all Alice Cooper tour dates is here, while all dates are posted below. Cooper is fresh off his critically acclaimed performance as King Herod in the live television production of Jesus Christ Superstar! The special aired on Easter Sunday on NBC and was a ratings bonanza.
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311 & The Offspring Announce Co-Headlining Tour

Monday is here and I’m sure that you are excited to get back to work now that the pesky weekend freetime is out of the way. Did you watch WRESTLEMANIA last night? I missed it unfortunately but hope it was a good one. I did see the latest trailer for “Solo: A Star Wars Story” and that looked awesome. Be sure to check out our post on it so you can let us know what you think. Now its time to get into the week and one of the first emails we saw this morning was this co-headlining news from 311 and The Offspring. Take a look at the full press, poster and dates down below. I’ll close it out with some editorial. Here we go.

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The Press Release:
LOS ANGELES (April 9, 2018) – Two of rock’s most notable live bands, 311 and The Offspring, announced they are teaming up for the Never-Ending Summer Tour, a fun-filled summer amphitheater outing with special guests Gym Class Heroes. The tour will also make stops at select regional events throughout the summer. See below for itinerary.

The feel good tour of the summer, produced by Live Nation, will kick off July 25 at Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, CA and hit 29 cities across North America before wrapping September 9 in Wichita, KS. Fans can expect an amazing night of music with countless hits from all three bands making for a can’t miss event this summer.
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The Doomish Witch Mountain Announce A Summer Headlining Run

Just sharing a quick tour announcement with you as the band Witch Mountain has recently announced a string of summer headlining dates. Take a look at the poster and the gigs and see which one might be closest to you.

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The Tour Dates:
May 31: Seattle, WA @ North West Terror Fest
June 23: Portland, OR @ Star Theater #
July 11: Sacramento, CA @ Blue Lamp
July 12: San Francisco, CA @ Bottom of the Hill
July 13: San Diego, CA @ Til Two
July 14: Los Angles, CA @ Lexington
July 15: Phoenix, AZ @ Club Red
July 16: Albuquerque, NM @ Launchpad
July 18: Austin, TX @ Lost Well
July 19: Denton, TX @ Dan’s Silverleaf
July 20: Memphis, TN @ HiTone
July 21: Knoxville, TN @ Pilot Light
July 22: Atlanta, GA @ The Earl
July 23: Asheville, NC @ Mothlight
July 25: Chapel Hill, NC @ Cat’s Cradle
July 26: Richmond, VA @ Strange Matter
July 27: Baltimore, MD @ Metro
July 28: Philadelphia, PA @ Kung Fu Necktie
July 29: Brooklyn, NY @ Saint Vitus
July 31: Boston, MA @ Great Scott
August 1: Portland, ME @ Geno’s
August 2: Montreal, QC @ Vitrola
August 3: Ottawa, ON @ House of Targ
August 4: Toronto, ON @ Garrison
August 5: Buffalo, NY @ Mohawk
August 7: Lexington, KY @ Cosmic Charlie’s
August 8: Chicago, IL @ Reggie’s
August 9: Omaha, NE @ Lookout Lounge
August 10: Denver, CO @ Hi-Dive
August 11: Salt Lake City, UT @ Urban Lounge

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PiercingMetal Thoughts: Though I’ve not seen them as much as I might have liked to, the material that I’ve heard I have enjoyed so if its possible for me to be a part of their regional gig I shall be there with bells on. They are such a solid and interesting group and I think if Doom Metal is your thing that you should give them a chance if you have not already. That’s all I’ve got for now based on a hefty pile of things to do so let me close up with my asking what you readers think about this one? Chime in down below in the comments section.

Official Website: http://www.facebook.com/witchmountain
Official Website: http://witchmountain.bandcamp.com