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Testament Announces North American Tour Dates with Unearth and Lazarus A.D.

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Bay Area thrash metal legends Testament has announced a headlining tour of North America. Joining them on the tour will be Unearth and Lazarus AD.

Lead singer Chuck Billy states: "It was really exciting last summer touring with Judas Priest, Heaven and Hell, and Motorhead, playing in front of all the old-school as well as new-school metalheads. Now we look forward to CRUSHING on our first headline tour on the Damnation Vacation US run. Heavy metal forever!!!"

The tour dates are as follows:

5/2 – Seattle, WA – El Corazon
5/3 - Spokane, WA – Knitting Factory
5/4 - Vancouver, BC – Commodore
5/6 - Calgary, AB – MacEwan Ballroom
5/7 - Edmonton, AB – Edmonton Events Centre
5/9 - Winnipeg, MB – The Garrick Centre
5/10 - Maplewood, MN – The Rock
5/12 – Milwaukee, WI – Eagles Theater
5/13 – Sauget, IL – Pop’s
5/15 - Chicago, IL – House of Blues
5/16 - Detroit, MI – Harpos
5/17 - Cleveland, OH – House of Blues
5/18 – Cincinnati, OH – Bogart’s
5/20 - Toronto, ON – Sound Academy
5/21 - Montreal, QC – Metropolis
5/22 - Sayreville, NJ – Starland Ballroom
5/23 – Hartford, CT – Webster Theater
5/24 – Worcester, MA – The Palladium
5/26 – Baltimore, MD – Ram’s Head Live
5/27 – Philadelphia, PA – Trocadero
5/28 – Norfolk, VA – Norva
5/29 – Raleigh, NC – Lincoln Theater
5/30 – Atlanta, GA – Masquerade
5/31 – New Orleans, LA – House of Blues
6/2 – Houston, TX – Scout Bar
6/3 – San Antonio – Scout Bar
6/4 – Ft. Worth, TX – Ridglea Theater
6/6 – Kansas City, MO – The Beaumont
6/7 – Denver, CO – Cervantes
6/9 – Las Vegas, NV – House of Blues
6/10 – San Diego, CA – House of Blues
6/11 – Los Angeles, CA – House of Blues
6/12 – San Francisco, CA – The Fillmore

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1. deathbringer writes:

Damn, I just noticed that Unearth and Lazarus AD are support - that's a pretty nice lineup!

# Mar 16, 2009 @ 8:49 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. wilco writes:

will be kickass the show

did see them with judas priest
chuck billy voice still thesame afther all these years

dublin death patrol iron fist

# Mar 16, 2009 @ 9:20 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. Thrashbanger writes:

Testament......Bogarts..........Cincinnati...............At long last......

# Mar 16, 2009 @ 10:55 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. metal2death writes:

ill be at the troc for this sh**

# Mar 16, 2009 @ 11:21 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. Edred writes:

SF for the finale, ill be there

# Mar 17, 2009 @ 1:52 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. metalhead213@yahoo.com writes:

HELL f***IN' YEAH! Testament and Unearth. It's all about May 15th in Chicago baby

# Mar 17, 2009 @ 12:19 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. Bruno Hockalugie writes:

House of Blues aka the House of Rules! Unearth! Double weak!
I will be there

# Mar 17, 2009 @ 12:47 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. Get Thrashed writes:

Will Testament be adding more dates?Anyone know?
No Florida date once again damnit !
Metal Masters skips us and now this.Just once ya know..

# Mar 18, 2009 @ 12:24 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. That_One_Guy writes:

Get Thrashed -- Don't feel bad, almost everyone skips Des Moines, Iowa. Except Nickelback........... *sigh*

Lol.

Now playing: Devian - "Heresy"

# Mar 18, 2009 @ 12:29 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. Get Thrashed writes:

So how do we Florida fans get them to play here?
I have e-mailed the Testament folks so far.

This Testament fan from day one they started is on a mission!

Any Florida fans here just as p***ed off?My kids that have never seen them wonder if it will ever happen.Florida has a huge metal fan base,and we get looked over way to many times!

As a metal musician myself,we know that by skipping big fan based states just doesnt make the grade with fans while on tour!We are p***ed off once again with the booking agents!!!

Every metal act that has come to Florida(Big hitters to the underground acts) has almost,if not sold out every time.We know,we are at these shows.We support eachother as musicians.

We E-mail all our contacts when word of a metal act hits our state!

This is just a shame for us Florida fans once again!!!
Raise hell and people will listen.We will be doing just that until we get them here!!!

# Mar 18, 2009 @ 1:48 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. Blindgreed1 writes:

Get Thrashed: Fnck_A_Name (FAN) is from Fla. and often expresses his frustration with this.

# Mar 18, 2009 @ 2:06 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address

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