LAS VEGAS (March 5, 2018) – GRAMMY nominees Avenged Sevenfold have announced the “End of the World Tour,” a North American headlining run produced by Live Nation, featuring Prophets of Rage plus Three Days Grace. The tour will make a Las Vegas stop at T-Mobile Arena Friday, Aug. 17 at 7 p.m.
Presales for Fan Club members begin Wednesday, March 7 at 10 a.m. PST. M life Rewards loyalty members and Live Nation customers will receive access to a presale starting Thursday, March 8 at 10 a.m. PST. To join the M life Rewards program or for more information, visit mlife.com. All presales end Thursday, March 8 at 10 p.m. PST. Tickets range in price from $29.50 to $79.50 (not including applicable service charges) and go on sale to the general public starting Friday, March 9 at 10 a.m. PST at axs.com. Find additional info at http://avengedsevenfold.com/.
This leg of the tour sees Avenged Sevenfold once again partnering with CID Entertainment to offer concertgoers a unique VIP experience. Those special packages, “Hail To The King,” “A7X Experiences” and “’Higher’ Seamless Experiences,” were a huge hit with fans, selling out in practically every city on the tour. This run takes the packages to another level with backstage tours, photos on the stage, exciting new interactive experiences and added memorabilia to The Paradigm Lounge. For full package details, please visit https://www.cidentertainment.com/events/avenged-sevenfold-2018/.
This tour will be the band’s first with Prophets of Rage, who are touring in support of their internationally acclaimed, self-titled debut LP. Prophets of Rage features Tom Morello, Tim Commerford and Brad Wilk of Rage Against The Machine, Chuck D and DJ Lord of Public Enemy and B-Real of Cypress Hill.
“We’re proud to tour with Prophets of Rage and Three Days Grace this summer across America,” says Avenged Sevenfold vocalist M. Shadows. “We see this tour as an opportunity to create an event with special bands and different generations of rock fans. From the moment you arrive at the venue until the last note is played, we’re hoping to give you the time of your life.”
"Awful pop dominating the airwaves? Political chaos across the land? Wanna fight back? Well The End Of The World Tour is here,” says Prophets of Rage’s Tom Morello. “Prophets of Rage & Avenged Sevenfold have always played absolutely uncompromising music. If you want your summer loud, raw and fearless we'll see you in the pit."
After a stadium tour with Metallica, Avenged Sevenfold recently wrapped the first leg of their own sold-out North American headlining run in support of critically acclaimed album, THE STAGE (Capitol). Now available as a deluxe edition, the album features 22 tracks, 7 of which are additional studio songs + 4 are live tracks recorded during the band’s recent shows at The O2 Arena in London. The CD and vinyl versions feature a special lenticular cover. Among the 7 bonus tracks is the band’s stunning cover of the Pink Floyd classic, “Wish You Were Here” – the companion video can be seen here HERE.
The quintet (vocalist M. Shadows, guitarists Synyster Gates and Zacky Vengeance, bassist Johnny Christ and drummer Brooks Wackerman) kicked off 2018 with their first-ever GRAMMY nomination, as the title track for ‘The Stage’ earned the nod for “Best Rock Song.”
They also released AVENGED SEVENFOLD LIVE AT THE GRAMMY MUSEUM® (Capitol), a special acoustic album recorded during a sold-out event at the famed GRAMMY Museum® in LA. Listen to the full set HERE and click HERE to see the band’s performance of “Roman Sky,” directed by Rafa Alcantara (www.twentyfourcore.com). Produced by Joe Barresi (Queens of the Stone Age, Tool, Nine Inch Nails) and the band, the digital-only release features unique renditions of new songs and classic tracks captured during the band’s first-ever acoustic performance.
The “End of the World Tour” is part of Live Nation’s “Ticket To Rock” promo, which offers exclusive multi-ticket bundles to some of the summer’s biggest rock shows. Go to LiveNation.com for more info.
ABOUT AVENGED SEVENFOLD
Avenged Sevenfold became one of the world’s biggest rock bands by creating a sound that broke through obstacles of language, distance and culture. They raised the stakes and standards for the genre with a string of blockbuster albums, including their 2005 platinum-selling breakthrough, City Of Evil, 2007’s platinum-selling Avenged Sevenfold and two consecutive No. 1’s on Billboard’s Top 200 Albums chart: 2010’s Nightmare and 2013’s Hail To The King. They’ve achieved Diamond, Platinum and Gold awards for album sales in nearly a dozen countries, racked up over a billion video views and a billion-plus Spotify streams, have consistently been one of the most-played bands on rock radio for over a decade with multiple No. 1 singles, and have headlined arenas and the biggest rock festivals around the globe, amassing a diehard international fan base whose members number in the millions. Their most recent release, The Stage, is a work of immense scope and ambition tied together by an Artificial Intelligence theme. Inspired by the writings of Carl Sagan and Elon Musk, the album is the band’s first thematic release and its epic 15-minute-plus closing track, “Exist,” features a guest appearance by award-winning astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson giving a spoken word performance he penned specifically for the album. The album hit No. 1 on Billboard’s Rock, Hard Rock and Alternative Albums charts and drew praise from a plethora of outlets, among them Rolling Stone, NME, Q, The Guardian, Guitar World, Metal Hammer, Revolver, Loudwire, Metal Injection, Alternative Press, Drum, Total Guitar and Classic Rock, with the latter calling it “a metal masterpiece.”
ABOUT PROPHETS OF RAGE
Tom Morello, Tim Commerford and Brad Wilk of Rage Against The Machine, Chuck D and DJ Lord of Public Enemy and B-Real of Cypress Hill have lived the resistance from day one. So it’s no surprise that in the midst of 2016’s tumultuous election, the revolutionary musicians would join together as Prophets Of Rage to combat the coming storm. At its core, Prophets Of Rage functions not only on a love of music, but on a deep belief in its power as a tool and a weapon with “an absolutely bulletproof sound” (The Washington Post). Prophets Of Rage, their internationally acclaimed, self-titled debut LP, released in 2017, exemplifies the band’s commitment to creating a more decent and humane world. The 12 explosive tracks, produced by Brendan O’Brien, deftly fuses their diverse styles into an inventive and commanding new musical statement. After performing headline shows at arenas and festivals around the world, Prophets Of Rage have coalesced into a fiery unit capable of playing with equal parts precision, passion, and muscle. Over their short life as a band, they have played for over 2.5 million people at high-energy shows, with NME calling their London show “the greatest gig of 2017.”
ABOUT THREE DAYS GRACE
Three Days Grace, the internationally acclaimed and multi-platinum certified Canadian band with over a billion streams on Spotify, will release their new album, Outsider, on March 9th via RCA Records. Outsider is the sixth full-length album from the band and is their latest since 2015’s chart-topping album Human. Outsider feels right at home alongside a catalog of fan favorites from Three Days Grace. Since 2003, the band has staked a spot amongst the hard rock vanguard, breaking records, toppling charts, moving millions of units worldwide, and making history by holding the all-time record for “most #1 singles at Active Rock Radio ever” with 13. In 2015, Human marked the group’s second straight #1 slot on the Billboard Top Hard Rock Albums Chart as well as their fourth consecutive debut in Top 20 of the Top 200. It spawned two #1 singles “Painkiller” and “I Am Machine,” signaling their 13th overall and 5th consecutive number ones on the Active Rock Radio chart. Moreover, the four-piece consistently averaged a staggering 3.9 million monthly listeners on Spotify—remaining one of the most listened to rock bands in the world.