POP EVIL Added To JUDAS PRIEST / WHITESNAKE Tour

Grand Rapids, Michigan's POP EVIL has been confirmed as the opening act for JUDAS PRIEST and WHITESNAKE on their upcoming North American tour.

POP EVIL has toured consistently since (and prior to) the release of its latest album, "Lipstick on the Mirror", with a combination of headline dates and special guest support with PUDDLE OF MUDD, TESLA, THEORY OF A DEADMAN, P.O.D. and SALIVA.

"We watch the bands opening for us," states bassist Matt DiRito, "and we not only remember what it was like for us in that slot. We know that band is warming up the crowd for us and in turn, there will always be something for us to learn from them."

For more informmation, visit www.myspace.com/popevil.

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JUDAS PRIEST, WHITESNAKE, POP EVIL tour dates:

Jun. 29 - Murat Centre - Indianapolis, IN *
Jul. 01 - The Family Arena - St. Charles, MO *
Jul. 02 - Summerfest, Harley Davidson Stage - Milwaukee, WI *
Jul. 03 - Taste Of Minnesota at Harriet Island - St. Paul, MN
Jul. 07 - Comcast Center - Mansfield, MA
Jul. 08 - CMAC - Canandaigua, NY
Jul. 09 - Molson Amphitheatre - Toronto, ON
Jul. 11 - PNC Banks Arts Center - Holmdel, NJ
Jul. 12 - Nikon At Jones Beach Theater - Wantagh, NY
Jul. 14 - Time Warner Cable Amphitheatre - Cleveland, OH *
Jul. 15 - DTE Eneryg Music Theater - Clarkston, MI
Jul. 17 - Moondance Jam 18 - Walker, MN *
Jul. 18 - Rockfest/Chippewa Valley Music - Cadott, WI
Jul. 19 - Charter One Pavilion - Chicago, IL
Jul. 21 - PNC Pavilion (Riverbend Music) - Cincinnati, OH
Jul. 22 - Nashville Municipal Auditorium - Nashville, TN
Jul. 24 - Verizon Wireless Theatre - Houston, TX
Jul. 25 - Freeman Coliseum - San Antonio, TX
Jul. 26 - Concrete Street Amphitheatre - Corpus Christi, TX
Jul. 29 - California Mid-State Fair - Paso Robles, CA *
Jul. 31 - Sleep Train Pavilion - Concord, CA
Aug. 01 - Sleep Train Amphitheatre - Marysville, CA
Aug. 02 - Gibson Amphitheatre - Universal City, CA
Aug. 04 - SDSU OPen Air Theatre - San Diego, CA
Aug. 05 - Pacific Amphitheatre - Oc Fair - Costa Mesa, CA
Aug. 07 - Dodge Theater - Phoenix, AZ
Aug. 08 - Thomas & Mack Center - Las Vegas, NV
Aug. 10 Sandia casino - Albuquerque, NM
Aug. 11 - Red Rock Amphitheatre - Morrison, CO
Aug. 13 - Nokia Live Theater - Grand Prairie, TX
Aug. 15 - St Augustine Amphitheatre - St. Augustine, FL
Aug. 16 - St. Pete Times Forum - Tampa, FL
Aug. 17 - Seminole Hard Rock Arena - Hollywood, FL *
Aug. 19 - Germain Arena - Estero, FL *
Aug. 20 - Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre At Encore Park - Alpharetta, GA
Aug. 22 - Merriweather Post Pavilion - Columbia, MD

* No POP EVIL

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