The Kerrang! Tour returns in 2013 with eleven nights across the UK in February next year featuring headliners Black Veil Brides, Chiodos, Tonight Alive and Fearless Vampire Killers.
Hollywood rockers Black Veil Brides headlined their biggest UK tour to date this year bringing tracks from their 2011 album 'Set The World On Fire' the follow up to their debut, 2010's 'We Stitch These Wounds'. Their new album 'Wretched and Divine' will be released in early 2013.
Andy Biersack, Black Veil Brides said, "I'm really excited to be part of the Kerrang! Tour 2013. It's really cool to be a part of something that has so much history that its reputation has crossed the Atlantic. Kerrang! have really supported us since day one, that it feels like we have a really great relationships together. Our live show is a huge part of our band. We'll be arriving battle-ready!"
They will be joined on the tour by Michigan-based outfit Chiodos. The band recently announced their reunited lineup of Craig Owens (vocals), Bradley Bell (keyboards), Jason Hale (guitar), Pat McManaman (guitar), Matt Goddard (bass) and Derrick Frost (drums) and will perform together with this line-up for the first time since early 2009.
Also supporting are Sydney 5 piece Tonight Alive who just released their debut album 'What Are You Scared Of?' produced by Mark Trombino and featuring Mark Hoppus from Blink 182.
Completing the line-up Brit newcomers Fearless Vampire Killers whose debut album 'Militia Of The Lost' charted at No. 31 in the Official UK Rock Chart on the week of the album's release.
Their tour dates are:
Sun 03 February Cardiff Uni Great Hall, Cardiff
Mon 04 February Manchester Academy, Manchester
Tue 05 February O2 Academy, Bristol
Thu 07 February Southampton Guildhall, Southampton
Fri 08 February Norwich UEA, Norwich
Sat 09 February O2 Academy, Liverpool
Sun 10 February O2 Academy, Glasgow
Tue 12 February O2 Academy, Newcastle upon Tyne
Wed 13 February O2 Academy, Sheffield
Thu 14 February O2 Academy, Birmingham
Fri 15 February O2 Academy Brixton, London
James McMahon, editor of Kerrang! said, "It wasn't hard to pick the bill for this Kerrang! Tour. We just listened to our readers, then approached the bands they spoke to us most excitedly about. Between Black Veil Brides and Fearless Vampire Killers, that's 50% of our mailbag on any given week. Chiodos feature Craig Owens and if I had a pound for every time someone asked Kerrang! for a Craig Owens poster, I'd have more than enough money to buy some of those nice new Converse, while Tonight Alive aren't far behind at all: they're at least a shoe, maybe a shoe and a half. Anyway, this is the strongest tour we've ever had. It's going to an absolute blast. Why is it not February already?"
Tickets for the Kerrang! 2013 tour go on general sale at 9am on Friday 12th October priced at £16.50 (£17.50 London) and eGigs will have links to buy them then.
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article by: Scott Williams
| published: 10/10/2012 11:06|
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