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VOLBEAT Announces Initial Dates Of Live From Beyond Hell/Above Heaven Tour
· Toddstar on April 19 2012 02:03:42
Tour News

Band Arrives Back In North America for May Run Prior


Danish metal quartet Volbeat has announced initial confirmed dates for the band's Live From Beyond Hell / Above Heaven Summer tour of North America.  Hellyeah has been selected as direct support, with Iced Earth also on the bill.  Appearances have been confirmed in:
6/18     Toronto, ON                                       Kool Haus
6/19     Detroit, MI                                         The Fillmore
6/21     Boston, MA                                       House of Blues
6/23     Clifton Park, NY                                 Northern Lights
6/26     Saint Paul, MN                                   Myth
6/27     Winnipeg, MB                                    Burton Cummins Theatre
6/29     Weyburn SK                                       Crescent Point Place
6/30     Gibbons, AB                                       Boonstock
7/8       San Francisco, CA                              The Warfield
7/10     Anaheim, CA                                     The Grove
7/11     Tempe, AZ                                         Marquee Theatre
7/12     Las Vegas, NV                                    House of Blues
7/15     Colorado Springs, CO                         Colorado Springs City Auditorium

Following a #1 hit on American radio with "A Warrior's Call," Volbeat is enjoying great success with the follow-up single crowd favorite "Still Counting."  The song has risen to number 15 in only three weeks on the Active Rock charts, making strong moves weekly.  Volbeat will begin a Spring tour May 2nd in Sauget, IL that will take the band through many of the key U.S. festivals, alongside headline appearances  That itinerary includes performances in:
5/02     Sauget, IL                                            Pop's
5/04     Memphis, TN                                      Beale Street Music Festival
5/05     Rockingham, NC                                Carolina Rebellion
5/06     Alpharetta, GA                                   Verizon Wireless Amph.
5/09     Sioux Falls, SD                                   W.H. Lyons Fairgrounds
5/10     Fargo, ND                                           The Venue
5/12     Kansas City, MO                                Liberty Memorial Park (Rockfest)
5/13     Boone, IA                                           Central Iowa Expo (Lazerfest)
5/15     Grand Rapids, MI                               The Intersction
5/16     South Bend, IN                                   Club Fever
5/18     Asbury Park, NJ                                 North Beach - Bamboozle
5/19     Hartford, CT                                       Comcast Theater (WCCC)
5/20     Columbus, OH                                    Crew Stadium - Rock On The Range
5/22     LaCrosse, WI                                      LaCrosse Center
5/24     Sioux City, IA                                     Tyson Center
5/25     Park City, KS                                     Hartman Arena
5/26     Pryor, OK                                           Catch The Fever - Rocklahoma
5/27     Loves Park, IL                                    Rockford Speedway
5/29     Lake Buena Vista, FL                         House of Blues Orlando
5/30     Ft. Lauderdale, FL                              Revolution

The band's latest album BEYOND HELL / ABOVE HEAVEN debuted at number one on the sales charts in Denmark, Finland and Sweden, and Top 10 in a half dozen additional countries.  In the U.S., it continues to see strong sales on a weekly basis.  Since the Danish metal quartet’s formation in October, 2001, Volbeat has steadily risen to become one of the major attractions in the European scene.  This success has followed as a headliner in the U.S., with the band selling out venues across the country including New York and Los Angeles.

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