FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH and VOLBEAT will join forces to bring fans one of the biggest rock tours of the year produced by Frank Productions/NS2. Special guests on the trek will be HELLYEAH and NOTHING MORE. Fred Frank, president of Frank Productions, said: "We are excited to put two of the globally most relevant and hottest bands of the genre into major arenas across the country to bring fans an amazing night with four bands on the bill at a great value."
The co-headlining arena tour across North America (itinerary below) will kick off on September 16 at the Maverik Center in Salt Lake City, Utah and run through October with the final performance taking place at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. Tickets go on sale this Friday, May 9 and Saturday, May 10 at 10 a.m. local time.
The dates are as follows:
Sep. 16 - Salt Lake City, UT - Maverik Center
Sep. 17 - Billings, MT - Rimrock Auto Arena @ Metrapark
Sep. 18 - Bismarck, ND - Bismarck Civic Center
Sep. 20 - Cedar Rapids, IA - US Cellular Coliseum
Sep. 21 - Grand Rapids, MI - Deltaplex
Sep. 23 - Syracuse, NY - The Oncenter
Sep. 25 - Baltimore, MD - Baltimore Arena
Sep. 26 - Lowell, MA - Tsongas Center
Sep. 27 - Albany, NY - Times Union Center
Sep. 28 - Uncasville, CT - Mohegan Sun Arena -
Sep. 30 - Portland, ME - Cumberland County Civic Center
Oct. 01 - Reading, PA - Santander Arena
Oct. 03 - Newark, NJ - Prudential Center
Oct. 07 - Ft. Wayne, IN - Allen County War Memorial
Oct. 10 - Huntington, WV - Big Sandy Superstore Arena
Oct. 11 - Duluth, GA - Gwinnett Arena
Oct. 12 - Knoxville, TN - Knoxville Civic Coliseum
Oct. 14 - Orlando, FL - CFE Arena
Oct. 16 - Biloxi, MS - MS Coast Coliseum
Oct. 17 - Little Rock, AR - Verizon Arena
Oct. 22 - Rio Rancho, NM - Santa Ana Star Center
Oct. 24 - Las Vegas, NV - The Joint @ Hard Rock
FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH recently released a video for its surprising cover of the classic folk song "The House Of The Rising Sun" from the band's latest album, "The Wrong Side Of Heaven And The Righteous Side Of Hell Volume 2". The disc came out on November 19, 2013 and is the second half of a two-record set, with "Volume 1" coming out in July 2013.
"The Wrong Side Of Heaven And The Righteous Side Of Hell Volume 2" sold 77,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to land at position No. 2 on The Billboard 200 chart.
The first half of "The Wrong Side Of Heaven And The Righteous Side Of Hell" debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard album chart, selling 113,000 copies in its first week of release.
VOLBEAT has just returned to North America as part of a tour that is bringing the Danish/American quartet coast to coast. The run began at The Fillmore in Denver, Colorado and will wrap the second week of May on the East Coast, with TRIVIUM and DIGITAL SUMMER supporting.
VOLBEAT's latest album, "Outlaw Gentlemen & Shady Ladies", was re-released in a special "tour edition" on November 4, 2013. The new version of the act's fifth studio album contains new bonus tracks and a live DVD. The latter features footage of the group performing at a number of major summer festivals in Europe, including the Download festival in the U.K., Rock Am Ring and Rock'n'Heim in Germany, Hellfest in France and Denmark's Roskilde Festival.
"Outlaw Gentlemen & Shady Ladies" debuted at No. 1 in several countries when it arrived in April 2012, with the disc entering the Billboard album chart at No. 9. The effort has sold more than 200,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan.