SUPER COLLIDER U.S. TOUR ANNOUNCED, FAN CLUB TICKETS/VIP PACKAGES PRESALE BEGINS WEDNESDAY 9/25
Megadeth Announces Super Collider Tour—Cross-Country Trek Kicks Off in St. Paul, Minnesota on Nov. 23
Highly-Anticipated ‘Countdown To Extinction: Live’ Available Sept. 24
Nashville, Tenn. (Sept. 24, 2013) – Following the success of GIGANTOUR 2013 and sold-out shows with Iron Maiden and Black Sabbath, Megadeth confirms the long-awaited Super Collider Tour. The cross-country tour kicks off in St. Paul, MN., on Nov. 23 and make stops in Detroit, Boston and Charlotte, along with other markets. Megadeth's Cyber Army fan club exclusive tickets presale and VIP packages presale begins Wednesday, Sept. 25 at 10 a.m. and ends Thursday, Sept. 26 at 10 p.m. local time. Presale details will be provided to club members at cyberarmy.megadeth.com. Megadeth has partnered with On The List Presents to offer a variety of VIP packages, including meet & greets and exclusive Megadeth guitar packages. For more info, please visit: www.megadeth.com.
Last November and December, Megadeth blazed hot on the band’s “Countdown To Extinction 20th Anniversary Tour”, ripping through their entire double platinum 1992 album from start to finish before performing other classics from their recorded catalog. On September 24 (September 23 outside of North America), Tradecraft/UMe will release Countdown To Extinction: Live, a definitive document of the acclaimed, sold-out tour. Recorded and filmed at Los Angeles’ Fox Theatre last December, Countdown To Extinction: Live will be available in several video and audio configurations, including deluxe Blu-ray/CD, DVD, CD, Digital Album, Mastered for iTunes Album, and Longform Digital Video. In addition to Megadeth’s blistering performance of the entire Countdown To Extinction album, including the essential “Symphony Of Destruction”, “Foreclosure Of A Dream”, “Sweating Bullets” and “Skin O’ My Teeth”, Countdown To Extinction: Live features all of the other Megadeth classics the band performed at the epic concert, including “Holy Wars” and “Hangar 18” from 1990’s Rust In Peace, “Peace Sells” from the band’s influential, platinum certified 1986 album, Peace Sells... But Who's Buying?, and “Trust” from 1997’s platinum certified Cryptic Writings.
In a career nearing 30 years, Megadeth has sold more than 38 million albums worldwide, earning five consecutive platinum albums and numerous accolades along the way, including 11 GRAMMY® nominations. The band’s latest studio album, Super Collider, reunites Mustaine once again with guitarist Chris Broderick, bassist David Ellefson, and drummer Shawn Drover. Released in June, Super Collider debuted at No. 6 on the Billboard 200, Megadeth’s highest chart debut since 1994’s Youthanasia.
11/23 St. Paul, MN / Myth Live
11/24 Madison, WI / Orpheum Theatre
11/26 Grand Rapids, MI / Orbit Room
11/27 Detroit, MI / The Fillmore
11/29 Montclair, NJ / The Wellmont Theater
11/30 Bethlehem, PA / Sands Bethlehem Event Center
12/01 Boston, MA / House of Blues Boston
12/03 Huntington, NY / The Paramount
12/04 Silver Spring, MD / The Fillmore Silver Spring
12/05 Charlotte, NC / The Fillmore Charlotte
12/07 N. Myrtle Beach, SC / House of Blues Myrtle Beach
12/08 Saint Petersburg, FL / Jannus Live
12/09 Lake Buena Vista, FL / House of Blues Orlando
12/12 Houston, TX / Bayou Music Center
12/14 Socorro, TX / Socorro Entertainment Center