Steel Panther Announces 2014-15 World Tour, Including Dates with Judas Priest [Video]
Steel Panther began out of a love for metal and this fall the band will get a chance to tour with one of the genre's pioneers -- Judas Priest. After a summer filled with U.S. and European festival appearances, Steel Panther will join the "Metal God" Rob Halford and his Priest bandmates on tour in the States and Canada this fall.
The 20-city trek launches Oct. 1 in Rochester, N.Y. and continues through mid-November, wrapping up Nov. 18 in Salt Lake City. Included is Oct. 19 in Detroit at the Fox Theatre and Oct. 3 at The Venue at Horseshoe Casino in Hammond, Ind., near Chicago.
For Steel Panthers fan who are part of the Fanthers Worldwide fan club, there is exclusive access to ticket pre-sales beginning today (July 9) at 10 a.m. local time. For those who are part of 'Fanthers Worldwide,' you can access the presale here.
Steel Panther is also offering a number of VIP Experience packages as well, which includes a meet-and-greet, photo ops, exclusive merchandise shopping and more. For full details on the VIP Experience packages, click here. Tickets for a majority of the upcoming dates will go on sale to the public on Friday, July 11.
“I cannot believe that we are touring with Judas Priest. One of the most iconic heavy-metal bands of all time! We are going to have THE most amazing tour this fall,” vocalist Michael Starr said. “If you don't buy a ticket for the show, you must be a Justin Bieber fan. Death to all but metal!”
Steel Panther will book end its fall tour with Judas Priest with a pair of trips to Europe to promote their 'All You Can Eat' album. This summer, you can find the band playing in Germany, Denmark, Sweden and Norway. Meanwhile, the group has already booked a U.K. headlining trek for March of 2015. To see all of their tour dates, both in North America and Europe, check the itinerary below.
Steel Panther World Tour North American Dates
July 12 -- Seattle, Chive Fest
July 17 -- Cadott, Wis., Rock Fest 2014
Oct. 1 -- Rochester, N.Y., Main Street Armory*
Oct. 3 -- Hammond, Ind., The Venue at Horseshoe Casino*
Oct. 4 -- Louisville, Ky., Louder Than Life Festival*
Oct. 6 -- Montreal, Bell Centre*
Oct. 7 -- Rama, Ontario, Casino Rama*
Oct. 9 -- Brooklyn, N.Y., Barclay's Center*
Oct. 10 -- Atlantic City, N.J., Harrah's*
Oct. 11 -- Mashantucket, Conn., Grand Theater / Foxwoods Casino*
Oct. 14 -- Lowell, Mass., Tsongas Center*
Oct. 15 -- Allentown, Pa., PPL Center*
Oct. 17 -- East Rutherford, N.J., Izod Center*
Oct. 19 -- Detroit, Fox Theatre*
Oct. 24 -- Baltimore, Pier Six Pavilion*
Oct. 28 -- Duluth, Ga., Gwinnett Center*
Oct. 30 -- Hollywood, Fla., Hard Rock Live*
Nov. 6 -- Allen, Texas, Allen Event Center*
Nov. 10 -- Los Angeles, Nokia Theater*
Nov. 12 -- Phoenix, Jobing Arena*
Nov. 13 -- Highland, Calif., San Manuel Casino*
Nov. 14 -- Las Vegas, The Pearl
Nov. 16 -- San Jose, Calif., City National Civic*
Nov. 18 -- Salt Lake City, Maverik Center
* -- with Judas Priest
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