Motörhead Heads To The USA

Motörhead unveils the routing for its first U.S. excursion of the year – an August/September run that begins a week ahead of the release of its upcoming studio album. The tour features special guests Saxon and Anthrax on select dates.

Photo: John Davisson
Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, Empire Polo Field, Indio, Calif.

The English rock band is celebrating its 40th anniversary with a world tour that’s currently making its way through Europe. In July Lemmy & the gang will hit up Japan’s Fuji Rock Festival and South Korea’s Ansan Valley Rock Festival.

Bad Magic, marking Motörhead’s 22nd studio album, is due out Aug. 28 via UDR Music / Motörhead Music. Check out the U.S. routing below.

Aug. 19 – Riverside, Calif., Riverside Municipal Auditorium          
Aug. 21 – Las Vegas, Nev., House Of Blues            
Aug. 22 – Los Angeles, Calif., Shrine Expo Hall      
Aug. 24 – San Francisco, Calif., Warfield Theatre    
Aug. 27 – Salt Lake City, Utah, The Complex         
Aug. 28 – Denver, Colo., National Western Complex (Riot Fest & Rodeo)
Sept. 1 – Cedar Park, Texas, Cedar Park Center       
Sept. 2 – San Antonio, Texas, The Aztec Theater     
Sept. 4 – Dallas, Texas, The Bomb Factory   
Sept. 5 – Houston, Texas, House Of Blues   
Sept. 8 – St. Louis, Mo., The Pageant           
Sept. 9 – Indianapolis, Ind., Murat Theatre  
Sept. 11 – Chicago, Ill., Douglas Park (Riot Fest)
Sept. 12 – Detroit, Mich., The Fillmore Detroit       
Sept. 15 – Wallingford, Conn., The Dome At Toyota Presents The Oakdale Theatre
Sept. 16 – Wantagh, N.Y., Nikon At Jones Beach Theater 
Sept. 19 – Toronto, Ontario, Downsview Park (Riot Fest & Travelling Exposition)
Sept. 22 – Upper Darby, Pa., Tower Theatre
Sept. 23 – Charlotte, N.C., Fillmore Charlotte          
Sept. 25 – Lake Buena Vista, Fla., House Of Blues

After wrapping the tour, Motörhead hits the high seas on the Motörboat Cruise, which is scheduled Sept. 28-Oct. 2.  The journey from Miami to Nassau, Bahamas, features Slayer, Anthax, Suicdal Tendencies, Hatebreed and more.

A Citi cardmember presale for the U.S. tour begins today. Additional presales are scheduled Wednesday, June 24. Tickets go on sale to the general public Friday, June 26. Visit for more information.