October 12, 2013 @ 7:00pm
Doors Open: 6:00pm
Tickets go on sale August 2 @ 10am
HIGHLY ANTICIPATED 6TH STUDIO ALBUM
HAIL TO THE KING DUE OUT ON AUGUST 27TH
“Avenged Sevenfold return to stake their claim as heavy metal’s new kings… new album Hail To The King prepares to smash all preconceptions and seat them at the table of metal’s true legends.”
– Metal Hammer
Los Angeles, CA – July 24, 2013 – Avenged Sevenfold today announced venue and on-sale information for their recently announce Hail To The King Tour – a headlining U.S. arena tour to take place this October and the band’s first full scale American tour since 2011. Known for their epic live show, the band will debut exciting new live production on the upcoming run of dates which kicks off in Chicago, IL on Thursday, October 3rd at Allstate Arena and wraps on October 26th in Las Vegas, NV at Mandalay Bay Events Center. Supporting the band on all dates will be special guests Deftones and Ghost B.C. See below for a complete list of dates with on-sale information.
Avenged Sevenfold Hail To The King Tour
3rd Chicago, IL Allstate Arena (On-Sale 8/2 @ 10am)
5th Indianapolis, IN Klipsch Music Center (On-Sale 8/2 @ 10am)
6th Cincinnati, OH US Bank Arena (On-Sale 8/2 @ 10am)
8th Baltimore, MD 1st Mariner Arena (On-Sale 8/2 @ 10am)
9th Boston, MA TD Garden (On-Sale 8/2 @ 10am)
12th Bloomington, IL US Cellular Coliseum (On-Sale 8/2 @ 10am)
13th Detroit, MI Joe Louis Arena (On-Sale 8/2 @ 10am)
15th Atlanta, GA Phillips Arena (On-Sale 8/2 @ 10am)
16th Orlando, FL Amway Center (On-Sale 8/2 @ 10am)
18th Houston, TX Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion (On-Sale 8/9 @ 10am)
19th Dallas, TX American Airlines Center (On-Sale 8/9 @ 10am)
20th San Antonio, TX AT&T Center (On-Sale 8/9 @ 10am)
22nd Omaha, NE CenturyLink Center (On-Sale 8/2 @ 10am)
23rd Oklahoma City, OK Chesapeake Energy Arena (On-Sale 8/2 @ 10am)
26th Las Vegas, NV Mandalay Bay Events Center (On-Sale 8/2 @ 10am)
Avenged Sevenfold with special guests Deftones and Ghost B.C. will be making a stop at the U.S. Cellular Coliseum on October 12th at 7:00pm.
Tickets will go on-sale Friday August 2nd at 10am. Ticket prices TBA.
Tickets will be available at all Ticketmaster outlets, including the U.S. Cellular Coliseum Box Office, www.ticketmaster.com, select Walmart locations, or charge by phone at 1-800-745-3000.
Avenged Sevenfold recently announced the details of their forthcoming sixth studio album due out on August 27th via Warner Bros. Records. Produced by Mike Elizondo, Hail To The King was proclaimed “the band’s crowning achievement” by Revolver Magazine. “Hail To The King”, the blistering first single and title track from the album is currently available to stream HERE. To purchase “Hail To The King” on iTunes, click HERE. Hail To The King is available to pre-order HERE.
Fans of Avenged Sevenfold who pre-order a special, limited-edition box set of Hail To The King will receive pre-sale access to the upcoming U.S. tour. The antique gold colored embossed foil wrapped “treasure box” features various exclusive content, artwork and memorabilia and is available for purchase HERE.
Hail To The King is the follow up to Avenged Sevenfold’s 5th studio album, Nightmare, which earned the band it’s highest ever debut on the Billboard album chart when it took the Number One spot and spawned three Number One, hit-singles “Nightmare”, “So Far Away” and “Welcome To The Family”. The band has achieved Diamond, Platinum and Gold awards for album sales in nearly a dozen countries and has sold out arenas the world over and headlined some of the world’s biggest and most prestigious music festivals playing to over one million people.
Avenged Sevenfold made an unprecedented appearance as characters in the Call of Duty Black Ops 2 video game in November 2012. The game was the biggest selling video game of all time and featured the band's performance of a song written for the game, ‘Carry On,’ which then went on to Top the Billboard Monitor chart onJanuary 13, 2013.
About Avenged Sevenfold
Avenged Sevenfold achieved worldwide success with their platinum 2005 breakthrough City Of Evil, which featured the wildly popular single “Bat Country.” The band quickly became known for their spectacular live shows and continues to sell out arenas worldwide. In 2007, their self-titled album Avenged Sevenfold debuted at #1 on the Billboard Alternative, Hard, and Rock Charts and #4 on the Billboard Top 200 album chart. It spawned the singles "Almost Easy," "Afterlife," and "Scream" and has sold over a million units worldwide. In 2008, the band captured their magnificent stage show on Live in the LBC & Diamonds in the Rough, a live CD/DVD that has since been certified platinum. Over the years, Avenged Sevenfold has built a fanatical fanbase that includes over 14 millions fans on Facebook.
Koi No Yokan, GrammyÒ Award winning band Deftone’s seventh studio album, was released November 13th via Warner Bros Records. It debuted at #11 on the Billboard Charts Top 200 chart, with over 65k sold first week, and spawned two top five hits at Rock Radio with “Tempest” (#2) and “Swerve” (#5). Koi No Yokan has also met with critical acclaim. Revolver named it their "Album of the Year" at the magazines Golden God Awards, SPIN selected it as one of it’s Top 50 Albums of 2012 and it’s #5 Metal Album of the Year. The NY Post also hailed it as "one of the best rock albums of the year". The band has been on the road in support of the release since March 1st. Watch the video for “Swerve City” and find out more on the band’s press site.
About Ghost B.C.
Hailing from Linköping, Sweden, Ghost B.C. released their second psalm INFESTISSUMAM on April 16th via Loma Vista Recordings. The offering debuted today at #1 on the iTunes Rock Album Chart and SPIN hailed INFESTISSUMAM as "one of the most anticipated heavy metal records of 2013." Ghost B.C. recently wrapped up their Haze Over North America tour, selling out venues across the country. Loudwire described the sold-out Webster Hall date as "...unlike anything you've ever experienced", while San Francisco Weekly declared, "If you get a chance to see this band, we highly recommend it." Watch their new music video for “Monstrance Clock” HERE.