Judas Priest Expands U.S. Tour

Judas Priest has added more than 10 new dates to its fall U.S. tour with special guest Steel Panther. New stops on the epic excursion include Pittsburgh, Kansas City, Corpus Christi, El Paso and Boise.

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SDSU Open Airt Theatre, San Diego, Calif.

The metal gods will be rocking venues across the States with tunes from their 17th studio album, Redeemer Of Souls. Released July 8 in the U.S. and July 14 in the U.K., the LP is the first for the band since 2008’s Nostradamus. This also marks guitarist Richie Faulkner’s first chance to show fans what he’s capable of in the studio.

Here’s the North American itinerary, with the new dates bolded:

Oct. 1 – Rochester, N.Y., Main Street Armory
Oct. 3 – Hammond, Ind., The Venue At Horseshoe Casino
Oct. 4 – Louisville, Ky., Champions Park (Louder Than Life)
Oct. 6 – Montreal, Quebec, Bell Centre      
Oct. 7 – Rama, Ontario, Casino Rama Entertainment Centre
Oct. 9 – Brooklyn, N.Y., Barclays Center  
Oct. 10 – Atlantic City, N.J., Harrah’s Atlantic City
Oct. 11 – Mashantucket, Conn., Grand Theater
Oct. 14 – Lowell, Mass., Tsongas Center At UMass Lowell
Oct. 15 – Allentown, Pa., PPL Center
Oct. 17 – East Rutherford, N.J., IZOD Center
Oct. 18 – Pittsburgh, Pa., Petersen Events Center
Oct. 19 – Detroit, Mich., Fox Theatre        
Oct. 21 – Kansas City, Mo., Arvest Bank Theatre At The Midland
Oct. 22 – Evansville, Ind., Ford Center
Oct. 24 – Baltimore, Md., Pier Six Pavilion
Oct. 25 – Portsmouth, Va., Ntelos Wireless Pavilion
Oct. 26 – Simpsonville, S.C., Charter Amphitheatre
Oct. 28 – Duluth, Ga., The Arena At Gwinnett Center     
Oct. 30 – Hollywood, Fla., Hard Rock Live
Nov. 2 – Corpus Christi, Texas, Concrete Street Amphitheater
Nov. 4 – Laredo, Texas, Laredo Energy Arena
Nov. 6 – Allen, Texas, Allen Event Center
Nov. 7 – Austin, Texas, Auditorium Shores (Fun Fun Fun Fest)
Nov. 8 – El Paso, Texas, UTEP Don Haskins
Nov. 10 – Los Angeles, Calif., Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE 
Nov. 12 – Glendale, Ariz., Jobing.com Arena
Nov. 13 – Highland, Calif., San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino
Nov. 14 – Las Vegas, Nev., Pearl Concert Theater
Nov. 16 – San Jose, Calif., City National Civic Of San Jose          
Nov. 18 – Salt Lake City, Utah, Maverik Center
Nov. 19 – Broomfield, Colo., 1stBank Center
Nov. 21 – Boise, Idaho, CenturyLink Arena Boise           
Nov. 22 – Tacoma, Wash., Tacoma Dome

Presales for select dates are ongoing now. Additional presales are scheduled Thursday. Tickets for the new gigs go on sale to the general public Friday, July 18. Although Los Angeles and San Jose were previously mentioned in the initial tour announcement, these shows are included in the upcoming onsales.

Visit JudasPriest.com for more information.