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Judas Priest Announces North American Tour With Thin Lizzy

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British heavy metal gods Judas Priest have announced that they will be embarking on a headlining tour of North America this October as part of their farewell trek, dubbed the "Epitaph" tour. Joining them on the run of dates will be Irish hard rock legends Thin Lizzy and American heavy metal outfit Black Label Society. A second leg is expected to be announced later in the year.

The tour dates are as follows:

October 12 - San Antonio, TX - AT&T Center
October 14 - Corpus Christi, TX - Concrete Street Ampitheater
October 15 - Houston, TX - Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
October 16 - Dallas, TX - Allen Event Center
October 18 - Tuscon, AZ - Ava Ampitheater
October 19 - San Diego, CA - Cricket Wireless Ampitheater
October 21 - Phoenix, AZ - AZ State Fair
October 22 - San Bernadino, CA - San Miguel Ampitheater
October 23 - Las Vegas, NV - Hard Rock
October 25 - Los Angeles, CA - Gibson Ampitheater
October 26 - Oakland, CA - Oracle Arena
October 29 - Seattle, WA - WaMu Theater
October 30 - Vancouver, BC - Rogers Arena
November 1 - Edmonton, AB - Shaw Conference Center
November 2 - Calgary, AB - Scotiabank Saddledome
November 4 - Salt Lake City, UT - Maverik Center
November 5 - Denver, CO - 1st Bank Center
November 12 - Chicago, IL - The Venue At Horeshoe Casino
November 13 - Detroit, MI - Joe Louis Arena
November 18 - East Rutherford, NJ - Izod Center

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1. Ulfbrand writes:

Just in time for my bank account to be back under control after RAMMSTEIN a couple weeks ago.

# May 24, 2011 @ 6:33 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. Brucezombie writes:

The second leg of this tour better stop by me. PLEASE!!!!!! I do not want to miss their farewell tour.

# May 24, 2011 @ 6:38 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. RTB writes:

oct 22 in my backyard....
maybe

# May 24, 2011 @ 6:40 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. Fish writes:

Oz,
Its the Wamu theatre in Seattle, not the Wamy theatre

# May 24, 2011 @ 6:53 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. Diamond Oz writes:

Thanks for the correction. Fixed now :)

# May 24, 2011 @ 7:34 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. hellrat writes:

this is fvckin dogsh!t man!! all the dates around places I could get to are during the rifle deer hunts....FVCK!!

will have to see what other leg looks like

Oz bother, not tryin to bust your balls, but its also san Miguel amphitheatre in the Bernardino (where I SHOULD be going to see this with RT, but no! jesus fvckin hell)

# May 24, 2011 @ 8:04 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. Diamond Oz writes:

Corrected. Sorry for my mistakes guys!

# May 24, 2011 @ 8:08 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. silvermountains writes:

judas priest is coming like 5 min away from my house. . . gotta say one of the happiest moments of my life.

# May 24, 2011 @ 9:39 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. AWESOME writes:

but wheres florida

# May 24, 2011 @ 11:10 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. deathfreak writes:

MA, NH, VT ME any of them would be fine beacause i have yet to see them and i have to see them

# May 24, 2011 @ 11:59 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. Dying_Isis writes:

glad they're coming to Detroit but Joe Louis? They should play The Palace, I hate going downtown...

# May 25, 2011 @ 1:30 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. ZMA writes:

Lucky you silver.......lol
I don't see a NY date. Kinda blows. The last 2 tours they had they played on Long Island. Easy commute. But I guess I can do Jersey. Either way I wanna see them. It will happen.

# May 25, 2011 @ 2:29 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. THRASH TILL DEATH writes:

f*** YESSSS, stocked about the openers aswell

# May 25, 2011 @ 10:41 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. silvermountains writes:

I literally live down the street from 1st Bank Center. Infact looking out the window i can see it.

# May 25, 2011 @ 2:17 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. ZMA writes:

I wish I was that close to a venue like that. That'd be ill.

# May 25, 2011 @ 5:32 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. EclipsianNight writes:

Cannot wait til they come to CT/NY!!!

-H-

# Jun 8, 2011 @ 11:23 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address

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