SOUNDS OF THE UNDERGROUND 2007: Lineup, Tour Dates Announced

The third edition of the Sounds of the Underground tour will feature performances by GWAR, CHIMAIRA, EVERY TIME I DIE, NECRO and JOB FOR A COWBOY, among others.

The 25-city North American trek starts July 6 at the Palladium Ballroom in Dallas and wraps Aug. 8 at the Fillmore Auditorium in Denver. Other confirmed acts include DARKEST HOUR, AMON AMARTH, THE ACACIA STRAIN, HEAVY HEAVY LOW LOW, THE NUMBER TWELVE LOOKS LIKE YOU, DEVIL WEARS PRADA and GOATWHORE.

Mark Hunter, CHIMAIRA vocalist, boasts, "We are happy to announce that we will be taking part in this year's Sounds of the Underground. We played the first year and we had a fucking blast. This year we are going to up the production level and bring something special to our fans. Then we will get wasted every night with ETID and GWAR. See you this summer!"

After being involved with the tour for its first two years, Hot Topic is proud to be stepping up to present the tour this summer. Continuing another tradition, Hot Topic will carry the 2007 version of the 2CD + 1 DVD Sounds of the Underground exclusive compilation. Look for it in-stores and online in late June.

The organizers for this year's Sounds of the Underground tour; Paul Conroy and Carl Severson of Ferret Music, Tim Borror of The Agency Group, Larry Mazer of Entertainment Services, with Tour Producer Live Nation along with partners Metal Blade Records, Prosthetic Records, Trustkill Records and The Syndicate, and tour sponsors Music Choice, Ibanez, Tama, Purevolume, AOL Radio, Revolver magazine, and Lambgoat are excited to embark on this third year of mayhem!

Tickets will be available for presale starting April 25 and everywhere May 11.

Sounds of the Underground tour dates:

July 06 - Dallas, TX - Palladium Ballroom
July 07 - Corpus Christi, TX - Concrete St. Amphitheatre
July 08 - Houston, TX - Verizon Wireless Theatre
July 10 - Orlando, FL - UCf Arena
July 11 - Myrtle Beach, SC - House Of Blues
July 13 - Worcester, MA - Palladium
July 14 - Sayreville, NJ - Starland Ballroom Outside
July 15 - Philadelphia, PA - Electric Factory
July 16 - Winston-salem, NC - Millennium Center
July 18 - Toronto, ON - Koolhaus Complex
July 19 - Detroit, MI - State Theatre
July 20 - Milwuakee, WI - Eagles Ballroom
July 21 - Cleveland, OH - Time Warner Cable Amphitheater At Tower City
July 22 - Columbus, OH - Lifestyle Communities Pavilion
July 23 - Chicago, IL - Congress Theatre
July 24 - Minneapolis, MN - Myth
July 27 - Calgary, AB - Macewan Hall
July 28 - Edmonton, AB - Shaw Conference Center
July 30 - Portland, OR - Expo Hall
Aug. 01 - Salt Lake City, UT - Salt Air Pavilion
Aug. 03 - San Jose, CA - Events Center AT San Jose Univ.
Aug. 04 - Irvine, CA - Irvine Meadows Side Stage
Aug. 05 - Mesa, AZ - Mesa Amphitheatre
Aug. 06 - Las Vegas, NV - House Of Blues
Aug. 08 - Denver, CO - Fillmore


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