Monday, February 28, 2011

Judas Priest announce UK tour dates with Queensryche

Judas Priest have announced the UK dates for their final “Epitaph” world tour.

Priest will have Queensryche and Rival Sons as opening acts.

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Epitaph – UK Tour 2011

Jul 15 - Newport, UK @ Centre
Jul 16 - Manchester, UK @ O2 Apollo
Jul 17 - Doncaster, UK @ The Dome
Jul 19 - Glasgow, UK @ SECC
Jul 20 - Newcastle, UK @ Metro Arena
Jul 21 - Wolverhampton, UK @ Civic Hall
Jul 23 - London, UK @ High Voltage Festival
Jul 24 - Bournemouth, UK @ BIC

Tickets For Judas Priest's Manchester and Wolverhampton shows go on sale at 9 a.m. local time on March 1.

Priest announced in December that they will head out on their farewell world tour beginning this year; the band intends to hit all major cities across the globe as they sign off on a career that has lasted for nearly 40 years.

The "Epitaph" tour launches June 7 in Holland.

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See also:

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