Megadeth has determined the US stretch of its “Tour of Duty” tour, which will take the Dave Mustaine led band through 24 cities from...

Megadeth - Dave MustainMegadeth has determined the US stretch of its “Tour of Duty” tour, which will take the Dave Mustaine led band through 24 cities from coast to coast. Check for Megadeth ticket information.

The tour kick starts in Sept. 4 in Anchorage, AK, and swings through clubs and music halls across the country, with a final stop on Oct. 6 in Norfolk, VA. Bands ‘In This Moment’ and ‘The Confession’ will open the shows listed below.

Ticket pre-sales start (7/11) for MegaFanClub members, and the general on-sale begins Friday (7/13).

September 2007
4 – Anchorage, AK – The Egan Convention Center
5 – Fairbanks, AK – The Carlson Center
7 – Seattle, WA – Moore Theatre
8 – Spokane, WA – Big Easy
9 – Portland, OR – Roseland
11 – San Francisco, CA – The Warfield . . .

12 – Anaheim, CA – Grove of Anaheim
14 – Las Vegas, NV – House of Blues
16 – Denver, CO – Ogden Theatre
18 – Sauget, IL – Pops
19 – Milwaukee, WI – Eagles Club
21 – Indianapolis, IN – Murat Egyptian Room
22 – Columbus, OH – Newport Music Hall
23 – Grand Rapids, MI – Orbit Room
25 – Buffalo, NY – Town Ballroom
26 – New York, NY – Irving Plaza
28 – Providence, RI – Lupo’s
29 – Hampton Beach, NH – Hampton Beach Casino
30 – Washington, DC – 9:30 Club

October 2007
1 – Richmond, VA – Toad’s Place
3 – Ft. Lauderdale, FL – Revolution
4 – Orlando, FL – House of Blues
5 – Myrtle Beach, SC – House of Blues
6 – Norfolk, VA – The Norva

In May 2006 Megadeth announced their eleventh studio album, entitled United Abominations, was near completion. Originally scheduled for release by Roadrunner Records in October 2006, Mustaine announced in August 2006 that the band were “putting the finishing touches on it,” and it was rescheduled for release on May 15, 2007. United Abominations is the band’s first studio release to feature members Glen Drover, Shawn Drover, and James Lomenzo. In March 2007 Dave Mustaine announced at the Megadeth forums that a new version of A Tout Le Monde would be released on the album. It features a duet with Cristina Scabbia of the band Lacuna Coil, and was to be the first single from the album until it was replaced by “Washington Is Next!”.

On 12 March 2007 Megadeth announced plans to play at Donington’s Download Festival. Kerrang subsequently gave the performance a 5/5 K rating in the 13th June issue.

United Abominations was released on May 15, 2007. It debuted a week later at #8 in the US, the band’s highest charting position since 1994’s Youthanasia, and sold 54,000 copies in it’s first week.

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