Five Finger Death Punch, Megadeth + Bad Wolves Book 2020 European Tour
First off, this is wonderful news for Megadeth fans as Dave Mustaine revealed earlier this year that he was diagnosed with throat cancer. He's currently seeking treatment and a set of 2020 tour dates presumably means he's doing rather well in his battle as he'll be healthy enough to stay on the road for over a month.
The 14-country trek begins on Jan. 14 in the Ukraine and finishes up on Feb. 20 in Hungary. See the complete list of dates below and get tickets here.
"The line-up is massive. Bad Wolves were THE break out band of recent years and are certainly bringing the heat. Megadeth needs no introduction; they are absolute legends. Dave Mustaine's contribution to this genre is simply immeasurable," stated Five Finger guitarist Zoltan Bathory.
The axeman further praised Mustaine, continuing, "I consider him one of the founding fathers of not just thrash but heavy metal in general, because his riffs and guitar playing have influenced everyone that was in Megadeth's blast radius… and that's a big radius."
Mustaine then gave a nod to the classic Megadeth song "Sweating Bullets" when he said, "Hindsight is always 20-20, but looking back it's still a bit fuzzy. Looking forward, you'll be in trouble if you don't come see us with Five Finger Death Punch in early 2020. You don't wanna miss it. See you soon!"
Both Five Finger Death Punch and Megadeth are currently working on new records, both anticipated for a 2020 release. Bad Wolves will release their second full length, N.A.T.I.O.N., on Oct. 25.
Five Finger Death Punch, Megadeth + Bad Wolves 2020 European Tour Dates
Jan. 14 - Kiev, Ukraine @ Palace Of Sports **
Jan. 16 - Moscow, Russia @ Adrenaline Stadium **
Jan. 18 - St. Petersburg, Russia @ A2 **
Jan. 20 - Helsinki, Finland @ Hartwell Arena
Jan. 22 - Stockholm, Sweden @ Hovet
Jan. 23 - Oslo, Nrway @ Spektrum
Jan. 24 - Copenhagen, Denmark @ Royal Arena
Jan. 26 - Amsterdam, Netherlands @ AFAS Live
Jan. 28 - Paris, France @ Zenith
Jan. 30 - Cardiff, U.K. @ Cardiff Arena
Jan. 31 - London, U.K. @ Wembley Arena
Feb. 03 - Berlin, Germany @ Max-Schmeling Halle
Feb. 04 - Hamburg, Germany @ Sporthalle
Feb. 06 - Frankfurt, Germany @ Festhalle
Feb. 08 - Oberhausen, Germany @ Koenig-Pilsener Arena
Feb. 09 - Stuttgart, Germany @ Schleyerhalle
Feb. 10 - Munich, Germany @ Olympiahalle
Feb. 12 - Warsaw, Poland @ Torwar
Feb. 14 - Prague, Czech Republic @ Tipsport Arena
Feb. 16 - Milan, Italy @ Alcatrazz
Feb. 17 - Zurich, Switzerland @ Hallenstadion
Feb. 19 - Vienna, Austria @ Stadthalle
Feb. 20 - Budapest, Hungary @ Budapest Sportarena
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