Judas Priest and Sabaton Announce Second Leg of North American Tour

Judas Priest and Sabaton Announce Second Leg of North American Tour

Heavy metal titans Judas Priest and power metal icons Sabaton have announced the second leg of their North American tour, set to take place in 2024. This tour supports Judas Priest’s upcoming album, “Invincible Shield,” which is scheduled for release on March 8, 2024. The tour will feature 20 dates across the United States, with Sabaton providing support for all shows.

“Invincible Shield” will be Judas Priest’s 19th studio album, following their 2018 release, “Firepower.” The band has already released the first single, “Panic Attack,” and is set to drop another track, “Trial By Fire,” this Friday, November 17. The tour will kick off just over a month after the album’s release, starting in Wallingford, Connecticut, on April 18 and concluding in Syracuse, New York, on May 22.

Tickets for the tour will go on pre-sale on November 15, with the general sale starting on November 17 at 10 AM local time. Fans can visit Judas Priest’s official website for more ticketing information.

The tour dates are as follows:
– April 18 – Wallingford, CT @ Toyota Oakdale Theatre
– April 19 – Newark, NJ @ Prudential Center
– April 21 – Reading, PA @ Santander Arena
– April 24 – Bangor, ME @ Cross Insurance Center
– April 25 – Boston, MA @ MGM Music Hall at Fenway
– April 27 – Youngstown, OH @ Covelli Center
– April 28 – Indianapolis, IN @ Everwise Amphitheater at White River
– May 1 – Rosemont, IL @ Rosemont Theatre
– May 2 – Minneapolis, MN @ The Armory
– May 4 – Kalamazoo, MI @ Wings Event Center
– May 5 – Maryland Heights, MO @ St Louis Music Park
– May 7 – Huntsville, AL @ VBC Propst Arena
– May 9 – Daytona, FL @ Welcome to Rockville
– May 11 – Alpharetta, GA @ Ameris Bank Amphitheatre
– May 12 – Mobile, AL @ Mobile Civic Center Arena
– May 14 – Charlotte, NC @ PNC Music Pavilion
– May 17 – Evansville, IN @ Ford Center
– May 19 – Washington, D.C. @ The Theater at MGM National Harbor
– May 21 – Albany, NY @ MVP Arena
– May 22 – Syracuse, NY @ Empower Federal Credit Union Amphitheater at Lakeview

Sabaton, known for their high-energy performances and historical-themed lyrics, will join Judas Priest on this tour. The Swedish band has built a reputation for their powerful live shows and has a dedicated fan base worldwide. Sabaton’s setlist will likely include tracks from their most recent album, “The Great War,” as well as fan favorites like “Primo Victoria,” “To Hell and Back,” and “Carolus Rex.”

Sabaton’s bassist, Pär Sundström, expressed his excitement about the tour, stating, “We are joining Judas Priest for an eight-week tour in North America this autumn, and guess if we are excited…Until then, COVID-19 can go to hell.”

The tour marks a significant collaboration between two of the most influential bands in the metal genre. Judas Priest, with their decades-long career and numerous accolades, continues to be a driving force in heavy metal. Sabaton, with their unique blend of power metal and historical storytelling, adds a dynamic element to the tour.

Fans of both bands can expect a series of unforgettable performances, showcasing the best of heavy metal and power metal. The tour promises to be a celebration of metal music, bringing together generations of fans and introducing new audiences to the powerful sounds of Judas Priest and Sabaton.

As the tour dates approach, anticipation is building among fans eager to see these legendary bands share the stage. With new music from Judas Priest and the electrifying presence of Sabaton, the 2024 North American tour is set to be a highlight of the metal music calendar.

For more information on the tour and to purchase tickets, fans can visit the official websites of Judas Priest and Sabaton. Don’t miss the chance to witness this epic tour and experience the power of live metal music.

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