Queensryche Announce 2016 U.S. Tour With Armored Saint
Progressive metal icons Queensryche are continuing to put support behind their standout 2015 effort, Condition Human. The group will head out in the fall later this year for a month-long string of dates backed by Los Angeles metal legends Armored Saint and symphonic newcomers Midnight Eternal.
The trek is set to launch on Nov. 15 in Queensryche's hometown of Seattle, Wash. and will work its way down the West Coast, over to Texas and Florida then up the East Coast before turning back across the country and wrapping up in Colorado Springs, Colo. on Dec. 15. Frontman Todd La Torre exclaimed, "We are pleased to announce that we will be hitting the road this November with the one and only Armored Saint and Midnight Eternal. We're looking forward to seeing all of you for this great billing of musical diversity and high energy performances! Come join the Ryche this November - December!"
Condition Human marks the second Queensryche album since La Torre was brought in to relieve the dismissed Geoff Tate in 2012. The album landed at No. 27 on the Billboard 200 and fans can expect to hear some new cuts like like "Guardian," "Arrow of Time" and "Eye9" spliced in with the classics.
Armored Saint last released Win Hands Down last year, their second since reuniting in 2006 and seventh studio album overall. Midnight Eternal is a female-fronted symphonic metal outfit who will serve as the opening act each night. The group is promoting their eponymous debut, which was released on April 29 earlier this year.
Queensryche / Armored Saint / Midnight Eternal 2016 U.S. Tour Dates
11/15 -- Seattle, Wash. @ The Showbox
11/16 -- Sacramento, Calif. @ Ace of Spades
11/18 -- San Diego, Calif. @ House of Blues
11/22 -- San Antonio, Texas @ Alamo City Music Hall
11/23 -- Houston, Texas @ Scout Bar
11/25 -- Tyler, Texas @ Clicks
11/26 -- Dallas, Texas @ Trees
11/29 -- Jacksonville, Fla. @ Mavericks at The Landing
11/30 -- Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. @ Culture Room
12/01 -- Tampa, Fla. @ The Cuban Club
12/02 -- Charleston, S.C. @ The Music Farm
12/03 -- Baltimore, Md. @ Baltimore Soundstage
12/04 -- Lancaster, Pa. @ Chameleon Club
12/06 -- New York, N.Y. @ Irving Plaza
12/07 -- Pittsburgh, Pa. @ Rex Theatre
12/08 -- Chesterfield, Mich. @ Diesel Lounge
12/10 -- Sioux City, Iowa @ Anthem at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
12/11 -- Peoria, Ill. @ Limelight
12/13 -- Omaha, Neb. @ The Waiting Room
12/14 -- Overland Park, Kan. @ Kanza Hall
12/15 -- Colorado Springs, Colo. @ The Black Sheep
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