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Jasta, Code Orange to open for Killthrax tour

Posted by on January 26, 2017

The recently-announced Anthrax and Killswitch Engage tour (or Killthrax, as it’s being called), is already a pretty great tour if you’re into Big 4 bands and one of the last New Wave of American Heavy Metal bands from the past decade or so that’s still relevant. Now the ante has been upped, as it’s been announced that Jasta and Code Orange will open for the other bands, with Jasta handling the first half and Code Orange taking the second. The inclusion of Jamey Jasta’s band for the first half of the tour makes it a pretty New England-centric tour, what with Shadows Fall’ Jonathan Donais playing for Anthrax now. The Devil Wears Prada will be playing all shows.

It’s also pretty cool that the new school is getting a chance to win over some fans on the second half of the tour via Code Orange. And this should settle once and for all that Code Orange didn’t mean Killswitch Engage when they were talking about not wanting to tour with bargain basement deathcore bands in our interview with them.  Here’s the itinerary, along with who’s closing each show.

With Jasta:

03/29 Montclair, NJ – The Wellmont Theater (Killswitch Engage closes)
03/30 Columbus, OH – Express Live (Anthrax closes)
03/31 St. Charles, IL – Arcada Theater (Anthrax only)
03/31 Knoxville, TN – The International (Killswitch Engage only)
04/01 Mainstee, MI – Little River Casino (Anthrax only)
04/01 Norfolk, VA – The NorVa (Killswitch Engage only)
04/03 Silver Spring, MD – The Fillmore (Killswitch Engage closes)
04/04 Wallingford, CT – The Dome At Oakdale Theatre (Killswitch Engage closes)
04/05 Philadelphia, PA – Electric Factory (Anthrax closes)
04/07 Grand Rapids, MI – 20 Monroe Live (Killswitch Engage closes)
04/08 Detroit, MI – The Fillmore Detroit (Anthrax closes)
04/09 Pittsburgh, PA – Stage AE (Killswitch Engage closes)

With Code Orange:

04/11 Raleigh, NC – Ritz Raleigh (Anthrax closes)
04/12 Atlanta, GA – Tabernacle (Anthrax closes)
04/13 Orlando, FL – House Of Blues (Killswitch Engage closes)
04/15 Austin, TX – Grizzly Hall (‘Texas Independence Fest’)
04/16 Pharr, TX – Boggus Ford Events Center (Anthrax closes)
04/17 Houston, TX – House Of Blues (Killswitch Engage closes)
04/18 Dallas, TX – House Of Blues (Anthrax closes)
04/20 Tempe, AZ – The Marquee (Killswitch Engage closes)
04/22 Los Angeles, CA – The Wiltern (Anthrax closes)
04/23 San Francisco, CA – The Fillmore (Anthrax closes)
04/25 Seattle, WA – Showbox SoDo (Killswitch Engage closes)
04/26 Portland, OR – Roseland Theater (Anthrax closes)
04/28 Denver, CO – The Fillmore (Killswitch Engage closes)
04/29 Omaha, NE – Sokol Auditorium and Underground
04/30 Kansas City, MO – The Midland (Killswitch Engage closes)
05/01 St. Louis, MO – The Pageant (Anthrax closes)
05/03 Toronto, ON – The Danforth Music Hall (Anthrax closes)
05/05 Huntington, NY – The Paramount (Anthrax closes)
05/06 Clifton Park, NY – Upstate Concert Hall (Killswitch Engage closes)
05/07 Boston, MA – House Of Blues (Killswitch Engage closes)

[via theprp]

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