Five Finger Death Punch and Shinedown have announced that they are teaming up for a North American coheadlining tour this fall that will also feature Sixx: A.M. and As Lions.
The initial dates for the Fall Arena Rock Tour have been announced and the trek is currently scheduled to kick off on October 18th in Little Rock, AR at Verizon Arena and the tour is expected to run through December once all of the dates are revealed.
Five Finger Death Punch guitarist Zoltan Bathory had this to say about the trek: “I wanted to give you a brilliant quote about trying to keep rock music alive by assembling bills that can sell out arenas where everyone can have the production rock shows deserve, or bringing out new talented bands and expose them to huge crowds… or about rebuilding a community with the help of rock radio, and donating to good causes while we are at it… but we are so busy doing it that I ran out of quotes”.
Shinedown frontman Brent Smith says, “Shinedown has always been about sharing the undeniable power of rock music. And performing live is where we make that connection most directly, where we can truly experience that power together with our fans in its purest form because we are literally sharing the same physical space, living in that moment as one. Five Finger Death Punch shares that passion and commitment, and, like us, leaves it all out on the stage every single night. Come experience the power of rock music with us.”
Sixx: A.M. mastermind and former Motley Crue bassist Nikki Sixx adds, “We are really excited and proud to be part of this tour with FFPD and Shinedown. Having spent many months in the studio recording Prayers for the Damned, it will give us the opportunity to play our new songs and hits in arenas.”
Fall Arena Rock Tour Dates:
10/18 Little Rock, AR Verizon Arena
10/22 Wichita, KS Intrust Bank Arena
10/23 Denver, CO Pepsi Center
10/25 West Valley City, UT Maverik Center
10/27 Phoenix, AZ Talking Stick Resort Arena
10/28 Las Vegas, NV T-Mobile Arena
10/29 Anaheim, CA Honda Center
10/31 San Jose, CA SAP Center
11/02 Portland, OR Moda Center
11/03 Spokane, WA Spokane Arena
11/05 Tacoma, WA Tacoma Dome
11/07 Boise, ID Taco Bell Arena
11/09 Billings, MT MetraPark Fairgrounds
11/11 Bismarck, ND Bismarck Civic Center
11/17 Cincinnati, OH U.S. Bank Arena
11/18 Louisville, KY KFC Yum! Center
More dates to come.