DISTURBED To Team Up With P.O.D., ALTER BRIDGE For Tour Of Australia, New Zealand

Chicago heavy rockers DISTURBED will embark on a headlining tour of Australia and New Zealand in late August/early September. Also scheduled to appear are P.O.D. and ALTER BRIDGE.

The tour dates are as follows:

Aug. 29 - Metro City, Perth, AUS
Aug. 31 - Thebarton Theatre, Adelaide, AUS
Sep. 02 - Brisbane Entertainment Centre, AUS
Sep. 03 - Hordern Pavilion, Sydney, AUS
Sep. 04 - Newcastle Entertainment Centre, AUS
Sep. 06 - Festival Hall, Melbourne, AUS
Sep. 09 - Vector Arena, Auckland, NZ
Sep. 10 - TSB Arena, Wellington, NZ
Sep. 12 - Westpac Trust Arena, Christchurch, NZ

DISTURBED's new album, "Industructible", sold 253,000 copies in the United States during its first week of release to debut at position No. 1 on The Billboard 200 chart.

The band's previous two albums, 2005's double-platinum "Ten Thousand Fists" (first-week sales: 238,000) and 2002's platinum "Believe" (first-week sales: 284,000), both also debuted at No. 1.

DISTURBED's best-selling release to date is its 2000 debut, "The Sickness", which has shifted nerly four million copies in the U.S. alone, according to Nielsen SoundScan.

DISTURBED will co-headline this summer's Rockstar Energy Mayhem tour with SLIPKNOT, beginning on July 9 in Seattle.

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