Megadeth and Lamb Of God announce second stop for ‘The Metal Tour Of The Year’ with Trivium and In Flames

Following the huge success of their 2021 co-headlining US tour, the Metal Titans MEGADETH and LAMB OF GOD today announced the second U.S. edition of their aptly named “The metal tour of the year”. Special guests will join them TRIVIUM and IN FIRE.

A special BLABBERMOUTH.NET the presale will start on Thursday, January 13 at 10:00 a.m. local time and end on Thursday, January 13 at 10:00 p.m. local time. When prompted, enter the presale code “BLABBER22” to access tickets before the general public. The general on-sale will take place this Friday, January 14 at 10:00 a.m. local time from MetalTourOfTheYear.com.

“The metal tour of the year” was originally announced and slated for 2020 but has been cut short by the pandemic. Fans have waited patiently for the tour to return and in the summer of 2021 their wish was granted. “The metal tour of the year” was one of the first national amphitheater tours to hit the road in 2021 and saw co-headliners MEGADETH and LAMB OF GOD visited 29 cities in North America with special guests TRIVIUM and HATE RACE, who stepped in to replace IN FIRE who could not participate in the tour due to travel restrictions. The tour was very well received, lived up to its name and performed in front of a whopping 172,000 metal fans.

Speaking on the success of the first leg of the tour and his enthusiasm to hit the road again in 2022, MEGADETHthe leader and leader of Dave mustaine says: ““The metal tour of the year” is exactly what it sounds like – a night of some of the best heavy metal bands in the world – live and loud. Anyone who’s been to a show last year knows what I’m talking about, only this one will be even better. Do not miss. “

Randy Blythe, inimitable leader of LAMB OF GOD, adds: “It was great to hit the road for an incredible tour last summer with MEGADETH, TRIVIUM and HATE RACE so we thought we would do it all over again! We are eager to discover new cities with MEGADETH, TRIVIUM and IN FIRE, which we are happy to have for step 2! “

TRIVIUM‘s Matthieu heafy adds: ““The metal tour of the year” was one of the strongest and most incredible Metal tours in ages – its namesake is only precise. How do you follow this? By renewing it – even bigger, even better, and making it play wherever it hasn’t played in the first leg. “The metal tour of the year” – let’s do that. “

With IN FIRE a singer Anders Fridén declaring: “We are delighted to finally be able to join our dear friends in MEGADETH, LAMB OF GOD and TRIVIUM on this year “Metal lathe of the year”! We can’t wait to get back on the road to America and see you all again. Don’t miss this tour, it’s a juggernaut. “

Produced by Living country, the second leg of this epic metal trek will begin on Saturday April 9 in Las Vegas, Nevada and touch 21 other cities before ending in Allentown, Pa. on Sunday May 15. Full tour itinerary below.

The visit will be part of Living countryThe Live Stubs initiative which provides collectible digital NFT ticket stubs to ticket holders. Reinventing Ticket Stubs as Collectible Digital NFTs, Living countryLive Stubs will mirror the unique section, row, and seat of each ticket purchased, allowing fans to collect ticket stubs again – this time with more abilities. Live Stubs will automatically be included with tickets on some Living country shows in North America. Fans will be able to view, share, gift, trade and resell their heels live on Livenation.com. These are collectibles and will not replace the digital tickets required to physically enter the show.

VIP tickets and packages for all artists will go on sale to the general public starting Friday, January 14, 2022 at 10 a.m. local time via MetalTourOfTheYear.com.

Tour dates:

April 09 – Las Vegas, NV – Michelob Ultra Arena

April 10 – Tucson, AZ – Tucson Arena

April 12 – Colorado Springs, CO – Broadmoor World Arena

April 14 – Corpus Christi, Texas – American Bank Center

April 15 – Lafayette, LA – Cajundome

April 16 – Brandon, MS – Brandon Amphitheater

Apr 19 – Grand Rapids, Michigan – Van Andel Arena

April 21 – Fort Wayne, IN – Allen County War Memorial oliseum

Apr 22 – Green Bay, WI – Resch Center

April 24 – Sioux Falls, SD – Denny Sanford PREMIER Center

April 26 – Omaha, NE – Baxter Arena

April 27 – Cedar Rapids, IA – Alliant Energy PowerHouse

April 29 – Kansas City, MO – T-Mobile Center

April 30 – Tulsa, OK – BOK * No Trivium Center

May 03 – North Charleston, South Carolina – North Charleston Coliseum

May 04 – Greenville, SC – Bon Secours Wellness Arena

May 06 – Nashville, TN – Bridgestone Arena

May 07 – Peoria, IL – Peoria Civic Center

May 09 – Pittsburgh, PA – Petersen Events Center

May 10 – Rochester, NY – Blue Cross Arena

May 12 – Portland, ME – Cross Insurance Arena

May 13 – Uncasville, CT – Mohegan Arena

May 15 – Allentown, PA – PPL Center

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