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Megadeth Announces “Countdown To Extinction” 20th Anniversary Tour, Kyng To Open

Posted by on September 10, 2012

Yup, it’s been 20 years since the release of Countdown To Extinction. And just like how they celebrated the anniversary of Rust In Piece, Megadeth will be performing the entire 1992 album in its entirety on tour.

Megadeth have actually started to perform Countdown To Extinction overseas. However, the band has now announced plans to perform the album on a North American tour this coming November and December. The tour will come just in time for the release of Countdown To Extinction remastered and expanded 20th anniversary edition (to be released on November 6 via EMI/Capitol Records). As if hearing the album performed in its entirety wasn’t enough to get your interest, support on the trek will come from Kyng.

Pre-sale for the Megadeth Cyber Army begins September 12, while the public sale starts on September 14. Thankfully, the tour will begin right after the election, so hopefully Dave Mustaine will tone down the batshit crazy rhetoric he’s been spewing lately. Check out a complete rundown of dates announced so far after the jump.

 

Nov 09 – Providence, RI @ Lupo ‘s Heartbreak Hotel

Nov 10 – Huntington, NY @ Paramount Theatre

Nov 11 – Worcester, MA @ The Palladium

Nov 13 – Wallingford, CT @ Oakdale Theatre

Nov 14 – Sayreville, NJ @ Starland Ballroom

Nov 16 – Atlantic City, NJ @ House Of Blues

Nov 17 – @ Niagara Falls, NY @ Rapids Theatre

Nov 19 – Stroudsberg, PA @ Sherman Theater

Nov 20 – Columbus, OH @ LC Pavilion

Nov 24 – Myrtle Beach, SC @ House Of Blues

Nov 25 – Charlotte, NC @ Fillmore

Nov 26 – Atlanta, GA @ Tabernacle

Nov 28 – Kansas City, MO @ Midland Theatre

Dec 01 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Great Saltair

Dec 02 – Boise, ID @ Knitting Factory

Dec 04 – Reno, NV @ Grand Sierra Theatre

Dec 06 – Las Vegas, NV @ House Of Blues

Dec 07 – Pomona, CA @ Fox Theatre

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