Monster Energy Outbreak Tour Itinerary Announced
Monster Energy and Idol Roc Entertainment have announced the itinerary for the 2012 Monster Energy Outbreak Tour. The North American routing kicks off in Edmonton, Alberta on November 16, and wraps on December 16 in Tampa, Florida.
Asking Alexandria will be joined by support acts As I Lay Dying, Suicide Silence, Memphis May Fire and Attila. The line-up secured prompted tour producer Steve Glazer (Idol Roc Entertainment) to share, "Without question this is the strongest lineup we've assembled for Outbreak to date. Each year we promise to grow our brand and it all starts with delivering the fans an undeniable lineup of artists on the rise paired with an affordable ticket price."
Asking Alexandria guitarist Ben Bruce stated, "America, we are back, we are excited, we are ready and we are fucking headlining! This is our biggest headlining tour ever and we are bringing with us, the biggest, heaviest and best bands that rock has to offer. This Monster Energy Outbreak Tour is going to be fucking insane, more so especially due to the fact that this is not only going to be our last tour of the year and our last tour in America for quite awhile, but also because this is going to be the last tour on the Reckless and Relentless album cycle.
We will be playing songs from Stand Up and Scream, Reckless and Relentless and a handful of brand new songs from our upcoming album. You, North America, have been chosen to hear our new songs before anyone else in the world. Let's make this a tour to fucking remember. Lets end 2012 bigger, better and harder than anywhere else on this earth. We can't wait to see you all. If 2012 really is the end of the world, then all I can say is....we are going out with a bang motherfuckers! We will see you all soon.”
Headliner Asking Alexandria has arrived. Following a 2011 that saw the band open for the legendary Guns N' Roses, perform in numerous arenas with Avenged Sevenfold, and enjoy sold-out after sold-out headlining shows across the U.S., success exponentially exploded in 2012. The band staged a six week sold-out European headlining tour, which was followed by a North American run with Trivium as direct support this past Spring that drew big numbers.
The band will enter the studio in October prior to the Monster Energy Outbreak Tour to place the finishing touches on their much anticipated third full-length effort. The disc is set for an early 2013 release. The current album Reckless and Relentless, debuted at #9 on the Billboard Top 200 charts scanning an impressive 31,449 units, marking the biggest first week sales for any artist in the history of Sumerian Records.
The full itinerary features appearances in:
11/16 Edmonton, AB Edmonton Events Center
11/18 Calgary, AB MacEwan Hall
11/19 Vancouver, BC Vogue Theater
11/20 Seattle, WA Showbox Sodo
11/23 San Francisco, CA Regency Ballroom
11/24 San Bernardino, CA California MetalFest VI
11/26 Salt Lake City, UT In The Venue
11/27 Denver, CO Ogden Theatre
11/29 St. Louis, MO The Pageant
11/30 Covington, KY Madison Theatre
12/01 Cleveland, OH Agora Theatre
12/02 Chicago, IL Congress Theatre
12/03 Detroit, MI Royal Oak Theatre
12/05 Montreal, QC Olympia
12/07 Philadelphia, PA Electric Factory
12/08 Worcester, MA The Palladium
12/09 New York, NY Best Buy Theatre
12/11 Baltimore, MD Rams Head Live
12/12 Raleigh, NC Disco Rodeo
12/13 Atlanta, GA The Tabernacle
12/14 Nashville, TN Warfield
12/15 Jacksonville, FL Edge
12/16 Tampa, FL Cuban Club