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Judas Priest To Tour With Thin Lizzy, Black Label Society

Posted by on May 24, 2011

During a press conference at the Renaissance Hotel at Highland and Hollywood in Los Angeles, Judas Priest announced plans to tour North America with Thin Lizzy and Black Label Society. The tour will take place during the fall and kick off in San Antonio, TX on October 12. An entire rundown of dates revealed at the conference can be seen below (courtesy of Blabbermouth and Aniruddh “Andrew” Bansal of Metal Assault).

While there was likely even more revealed at the press conference, which included the first public appearance Priest has made with new guitarist Richie Faulkner, this announcement about the tour in itself is pretty awesome. Not only has Priest finally announced U.S. dates for their farewell Epitaph tour, but fans will now also get the chance to see the latest incarnation of Thin Lizzy, who only came to the U.S. for the first time since reforming this past March. Add an opening slot from Zakk Wylde and crew and this is one hell of a touring package.

We’ll keep you informed if more develops with this tour. We also hope to have more coverage regarding the press conference shortly. For now, here’s a rundown of dates for Judas Priest’s North American with Thin Lizzy and Black Label Society:

10/12 – San Antonio, TX – AT&T Center
10/14 – Corpus Christi, TX – Concrete Street Ampitheater
10/15 – Houston, TX – Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
10/16 – Dallas, TX – Allen Event Center
10/18 – Tucson, AZ – Ava Ampitheater
10/19 – San Diego, CA – Cricket Wireless Ampitheater
10/21 – Phoenix, AZ – AZ State Fair
10/22 – San Bernardino, CA – San Manuel Ampitheater
10/23 – Las Vegas, NV – Hard Rock
10/25 – Los Angeles, CA – Gibson Ampitheater
10/26 – Oakland, CA – Oracle Arena
10/29 – Seattle, WA – WaMu Theater
10/30 – Vancouver, BC – Rogers Arena
11/1 – Edmonton, AB – Shaw Conference Center
11/2 – Calgary, AB – Scotiabank Saddledome
11/4 – Salt Lake City, UT – Maverik Center
11/5 – Denver, CO – 1st Bank Center
11/12 – Chicago, IL – The Venue At Horeshoe Casino
11/13 – Detroit, MI – Joe Louis Arena
11/18 – East Rutherford, NJ – Izod Center

 

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