Judas Priest announce ’50 Heavy Metal Years Tour’

British heavy metal legends Judas Priest have announced plans to embark on their ’50 Heavy Metal Years Tour,’ alongside battle metallers Sabaton.

In a statement, Judas Priest says:

JUDAS PRIEST are primed and ready to deliver the goods with our ’50 Heavy Metal Years’ anniversary celebration stage show spectacular. Performing a blistering cross section of songs from our lives in metal — we can’t wait to raise horns with you again at this once-in-a-metal-lifetime event.

Sabaton bassist Pär Sundström adds:

It’s a great honour for us to be special guests to one of the most influential metal bands of all time, for a very special tour. We received a lot of requests from the USA that fans wanted to see us return after the successful tour we did last year and here we are, in great company.

The tour includes stops in NY, CT, PA, NJ, and much more. Get the full list of tour dates below.

Judas Priest and Sabaton are trekking in support of their latest releases, ‘Firepower’ and ‘The Soundtrack to the Great War,’ respectively.

Sep 9 – Oxon Hill, MD – MGM National Harbor
Sep 11 – Uniondale, NY – Nassau Coliseum
Sep 12 – Ledyard, CT – Foxwoods Casino Arena
Sep 14 – Philadelphia, PA – The Mann Center
Sep 15 – Newark, NJ – Prudential Center
Sep 17 – Charlotte, NC – PNC Music Pavilion
Sep 18 – Orlando, FL – Rebel Rock Fest
Sep 21 – Grand Rapids, MI – Van Andel Arena
Sep 23 – Detroit, MI – Fox Theatre
Sep 24 – Youngstown, OH – Covelli Centre
Sep 26 – Chicago, IL – Rosemont Theatre
Sep 27 – Minneapolis, MN – The Armory
Sep 29 – Milwaukee, WI – Miller High Life Theater
Sep 30 – St. Louis, MO – Saint Louis Music Park
Oct 2 – Oklahoma City, OK – The Zoo Amphitheatre
Oct 3 – Dallas, TX – Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory
Oct 5 – Austin, TX – H-E-B Center
Oct 6 – San Antonio, TX – Freeman Coliseum
Oct 8 – Albuquerque, NM – Sandia Resort and Casino
Oct 9 – Denver, CO – The Mission Ballroom
Oct 11 – Salt Lake City, UT – Vivint Smart Home Arena
Oct 13 – Phoenix, AZ – Arizona Federal Theatre
Oct 15 – Los Angeles, CA – Microsoft Theater
Oct 17 – Las Vegas, NV – Zappos Theatre at Planet Hollywood

Top Judas Priest photo by Johnny Perilla

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