BLIND GUARDIAN, SYMPHONY X Announce North American Tour

BLIND GUARDIAN have announced the initial routing for their first-ever North American tour, which is set to feature SYMPHONY X in the support slot. So far the following shows have been scheduled:

Nov. 15 - Atlanta, GA @ ProgPower Festival
Nov. 16 - Montreal, CAN @ Le Medley
Nov. 17 - Toronto, CAN @ TBA
Nov. 19 - Worcester, MA @ TBA
Nov. 22 - Springfield, VA @ Jaxx
Nov. 23 - New York, NY @ TBA
Nov. 24 - Old Bridge, NJ @ Birch Hill
Nov. 26 - Ft. Lauderdale, FL @ TBA
Nov. 29 – Houston, TX @ TBA
Nov. 30 – Dallas, TX @ TBA
Dec. 07 - Chicago, IL @ TBA
Dec. 14 - Los Angeles, CA @ TBA

In related news, SYMPHONY X have announced the track listing for their upcoming album, The Odyssey, which is due on October 28th through Inside Out Music. It is as follows:

01. The Odyssey
02. King of Terrors
03. Awakenings
04. Incantations of the Apprentice
05. Inferno (Unleash the Fire)
06. Wait with the Wicked
07. Accolade II
08. Frontiers
09. The Turning

The Odyssey was recorded at SYMPHONY X guitarist Michael Romeo's Haslet, New Jersey home studio and includes an 18-minute opus based on Homer's epic sequel to "The Iliad". Says Romeo: "The new CD is much more focused and quite a bit heavier than a lot of our past work."


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