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Judas Priest Announce U.S. Tour

Judas Priest have announced a summer U.S. tour with Whitesnake. Priest will be celebrating the 30th anniversary of the classic album British Steel (it was originally issued in April 1980), by performing the album in its entirety.

"The opportunity to perform live onstage in its entirety the whole of British Steel is a dream come true for all of us!" said the group in a statement. "We're really excited and looking forward to presenting the album live onstage - fans will be able to enjoy a taste of true heavy metal when it was in its early, raw state. Plus, we will of course be throwing in a few other Priest classics."

2009 CONFIRMED TOUR DATES [more to be announced]:


  • July 1st The Family Arena * St. Charles, MO
  • July 2nd Summerfest (Harley Davidson Stage) * Milwaukee, WI
  • July 3rd Taste of Minnesota at Harriet Island * St. Paul, MN
  • July 7th Comcast Center * Mansfield, MA
  • July 8th CMAC * Canadaigua, NY
  • July 9th Molson Amphitheatre * Toronto, ONT
  • July 11th PNC Bank Arts Center * Holmdel, NJ
  • July 12th Nikon at Jones Beach * Wantagh, NY
  • July 14th Time Warner Cable Amphitheatre * Cleveland, OH
  • July 15th DTE Energy Music Theatre * Clarkston, MI
  • July 17th Moondance Jam * Walker, MN
  • July 18th Rockfest/Cheppewa Valley Music * Cadott, WI
  • July 21st PNC Pavillion @ Riverbend Music * Cincinnati, OH
  • July 29th California Mid State Fair * Paso Robles, CA
  • July 31st Sleep Train Pavillion * Concord, CA

August 1st 98 Rock Jamboree @ Sleep Train Amp * Marysville, CA
August 2nd Gibson Amphitheatre * Universal City, CA
August 4th SDSU Open Air Theatre * San Diego, CA
August 5th Pacific Ampitheatre/OC Fair * Costa Mesa, CA
August 7th Dodge Theatre * Phoenix, AZ
August 8th Thomas & Mack Center * Las Vegas, NV
August 10th Sandia Casino * Albuquerque, NM
August 11th Red Rocks Ampitheatre * Morrison, CO