Megadeth Announces North American Excursion

Megadeth unveils dates for the North American leg of its Dystopia World Tour. The thrash metal band is bringing along Suicidal Tendencies, Children Of Bodom and Havok.

The trek goes along with Megadeth upcoming 15th studio album, Dystopia, due out Jan. 22. The 11-track release is the first to feature guitarist Kiko Loureiro, who took over for Chris Broderick. Lamb of God drummer Chris Adler helped out on drums following the departure of Shawn Drover.

Photo: Bryan Steffy
Pearl Concert Theater, Las Vegas, Nev.

Dave Mustaine & Co. return to stages in the U.S. and Canada come February. Here’s the plan for North America:

Feb. 20 – Dallas, Texas, South Side Ballroom          
Feb. 21 – Houston, Texas, Revention Music Center
Feb. 23 – Denver, Colo., Fillmore Auditorium          
Feb. 24 – Salt Lake City, Utah, The Complex – Rockwell    
Feb. 26 – Las Vegas, Nev., Pearl Concert Theater    
Feb. 27 – Phoenix, Ariz., Comerica Theatre  
Feb. 28 – Hollywood, Calif., Hollywood Palladium
Feb. 29 – San Francisco, Calif., Warfield Theatre     
March 2 – Honolulu, Hawaii, The Republik  
March 3 – Honolulu, Hawaii, The Republik  
March 5 – Penticton, British Columbia, South Okanagan Events Centre     
March 6 – Calgary, Alberta, The Centre At Grey Eagle Casino       
March 8 – Dawson Creek, British Columbia, Encana Events Centre           
March 9 – Edmonton, Alberta, Rexall Place
March 10 – Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, Mosaic Place
March 13 – Chicago, Ill., Aragon Ballroom  
March 15 – Niagara Falls, N.Y., Rapids Theatre       
March 16 – New York, N.Y., Terminal 5      
March 17 – New York, N.Y., Terminal 5      
March 19 – Bethlehem, Pa., Sands Bethlehem Event Center           
March 20 – Philadelphia, Pa., Electric Factory          
March 21 – Boston, Mass., House Of Blues Boston
March 23 – Bangor, Maine, Cross Insurance Center
March 24 – Quebec City, Quebec, Centre Vidéotron

The Honolulu shows don’t feature support acts.

A fan presale starts Tuesday, Dec. 8. Additional presales are scheduled Wednesday and Thursday. Tickets go on sale to the general public Friday, Dec. 11. Visit for more information.