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Shockwave Festival Tour 2012 Band Lineup Announced

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Metal Blade Records has issued the following announcement about the lineup for the upcoming Shockwave Festival tour:

"This summer, one of the most diversified metal tour packages will batter its way through North America! What will be a yearly event, the inaugural Shockwave Festival Tour 2012 is coming for you! Established to give metal fans a lower cost festival option this season, the tour will commence on July 6 in Seattle, Washington, and feature an eclectic lineup of artists including futuristic metal conjurers Fear Factory and sci-fi thrash legends Voivod as well as Cattle Decapitation, Misery Index, Revocation, Havok, Dirge Within, Last Chance to Reason, Vildhjarta, The Browning, and Forged in Flame.

"Presented by Full Metal Jackie with further sponsorships by EVH, DDrums, Ampeg, Intune Guitar Pics, Indie Merch, Earsplit PR, Skateboard Marketing, Burning Angel, Yetibite, The PRP, Rockin Wellness, Dirtycheese Design & Development and Blank TV, the caravan of chaos will run through August with additional dates to be announced in the coming weeks. Artist Arena/fan club pre-sale tickets go on sale today. Public tickets go on sale Saturday May 5 at 10:00am at this location."

Dates are as follows:

7/06/2012 Studio Seven - Seattle, WA
7/07/2012 Vogue Theatre - Vancouver, BC
7/11/2012 Pyramid Cabaret - Winnipeg, MB
7/12/2012 Station 4 - St Paul, MN
7/13/2012 The Rave - Milwaukee, WI
7/14/2012 Kool House - Toronto, ON
7/17/2012 Imperial Theater - Quebec City, QC
7/18/2012 Club Soda - Montreal, QC
7/20/2012 Northern Lights - Clifton, NY
7/21/2012 Town Ballroom - Buffalo, NY
7/22/2012 Reverb - Reading, PA
7/25/2012 Palladium - Worcester, MA
7/26/2012 Empire - Springfield, VA
7/29/2012 Tebala Shrine - Rockford, IL
8/02/2012 Nakai Hall - Window Rock, AZ
8/03/2012 The Marqee Theater - Tempe, AZ
8/04/2012 House Of Blues - Hollywood, CA

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