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Act of Defiance Announce American Tour

Act of Defiance—the Los Angeles metal band featuring former Megadeth members Chris Broderick and Shawn Drover—have announced an American tour. The trek will begin on March 1 with a show at San Diego's Brick by Brick, and will continue throughout the month of March.

The tour will mostly keep the band west of the Mississippi, taking them through the Midwest, with a number of dates in the West and the Southwest. The band will be supporting their newest album, 2017's Old Scars, New Wounds.

“The first [Act of Defiance] record was great,” Broderick told Guitar World in an October interview, “but it was really Shawn and I going, ‘We need to get this out! We’ve gotta make this happen right now!’"

"With this CD, after all of the touring we had done, all the hanging out and living with each other, it was much more about, ‘What are we as a unit? How do we voice our musical ideas?’"

“I’m in a band full of guitarists and songwriters,” he continued. “But this band is all about being able to express ourselves, and I think the music really benefitted from our multiple voices.”

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Act of Defiance 2018 Tour Dates

  • March 01 - Brick By Brick - San Diego, CA
  • March 02 - Slidebar - Fullerton, CA (free show!)
  • March 03 - Club Red - Mesa, AZ
  • March 04 - The Dive Bar - Las Vegas, NV
  • March 06 - The Green Room - Flagstaff, AZ
  • March 07 - Rockhouse - El Paso, TX
  • March 08 - Rock Box - San Antonio, TX
  • March 09 - BFE Rock Club - Houston, TX
  • March 10 - Curtain Club - Dallas, TX
  • March 11 - The Ruins Live - Oklahoma City, OK
  • March 12 - Riot Room - Kansas City, MO
  • March 13 - Fubar - St. Louis, MO
  • March 14 - Token Lounge - Westland, MI
  • March 15 - The Forge - Joliet, IL
  • March 16 - The Outpost - Kent, OH
  • March 17 - Back Bar - Janesville, WI
  • March 18 - The Drinkery - Omaha, NE
  • March 20 - Black Sheep - Colorado Springs, CO
  • March 21 - Mesa Theater - Grand Junction, CO