Though they’ve always been a highlight of my interest in Heavy Metal music, its safe to say that Judas Priest has been on a ride that finds new fans discovering them and offering up additional momentum that keeps them as one of the top of the legendary acts that the genre has delivered us. The news about an upcoming tour with Nuclear Blast’s Sabaton supporting is just fantastical. Check it out down below along with all the dates.
The Press Release:
One of heavy metal’s all-time greats, Judas Priest will be celebrating their 50th anniversary this year with a world tour coming to the US in the fall. The 50 Heavy Metal Years Tour will also feature Sabaton as openers and is being fueled by the highest charting album of Priest’s career ‘Firepower’ which peaked at #5 on the Billboard 200.
Halloween is just around the corner but that doesn’t mean a couple of the treats can’t come earlier and this one is not going to satisfy your sweet tooth but will assist in the quelling of your ravenous desire for Heavy Metal. Yes, a new tour is heading our way and it’s a co-headlining run with Sabaton and Kreator. Read on down below and know that I will come back to close it all up.
The Press Release:
Swedish heavy metal heroes SABATON are uniting with German thrash titans and label mates KREATOR for the ultimate North American co-headlining trek. The 24-date tour kicks off on Thursday, February 8. 2018 at The Van Buren in Phoenix, Arizona and will make stops in Los Angeles, Montreal, and Philadelphia before concluding at Jannus Landing in Tampa, Florida on March 10th.
SABATON’s Par Sundström comments, “We are excited to return to American grounds after the last successful tour. Teaming up with our friends in KREATOR, we are able to play larger venues which allows us to bring a bigger production than we ever brought into America.”
KREATOR’s Mille Petrozza states, “Hordes! We return back to North America alongside the mighty SABATON! It’s a true European invasion and we can’t wait to be back! We’re looking forward to sharing this bill with Sabaton and playing our full headline set for KREATOR fans old and new”.
Nuclear Blast’s Symphonic and Thrash metal artists collide for an unforgettable experience filled with high energy and extradorniary musicianship.
SABATON will be touring in support of their highly-acclaimed eighth album, The Last Stand. Check out the the lyric video for “Sparta” which chronicles the story of the most iconic last stands battle of Thermopylae. Listen to it here: https://youtu.be/p1SlBlB5pzU Continue reading Sabaton & Kreator Announce 2018 North American Co-Headlining Tour!→
I’m not going to waste any time dancing about this one since we LOVE, LOVE, LOVE everything that Sabaton brings to the table and after seeing them on quite a few opening slots, I am pleased as punch to share the news about the bands 2017 Headlining Tour – Check it out below.
The Press Release:
Swedish metal heroes SABATON announced they will be returning next year for a North American The Last Tour headlining trek. The band will be touring in support of their highly-acclaimed eighth album The Last Stand. The tour will kick-off on November 20th at The Trocadero in Philadelphia, hit 7 Canadian cities plus Chicago, Anaheim, Dallas, and conclude at the The Fillmore in Silver Springs, Maryland on May 22nd!
“Finally, after 4 tours in a row supporting other bands, the time is right for us to turn the tables and headline,” comments Pär Sundström. “We have seen the fans reactions and now we feel confident that we cannot just pull this off, but we can do it in great style!”
Tickets are now available for purchase exclusively at enterthevault.com. Also available are a very limited number of VIP post show meet and greets which include a poster and a shirt. All other outlets will have general admission tickets available on November 12th! Continue reading Sabaton Announces 2017 North American Tour→