Legendary British metal band Saxon is gearing up to hit the road in the U.S. this spring.
The members of Saxon announced this week that the band will embark on the “Warriors of the Road” U.S. Tour in May. The tour is in support of the band’s recently re-issued recordings Heavy Metal Thunder and The Saxon Chronicles. Both recordings were re-issued February 24th. Heavy Metal Thunder included a bonus live recording titled Live at Bloodstock. The double-disc DVD The Saxon Chronicles was accompanied by a bonus live recording titled Rock ‘n’ Roll Gypsies 1989 Live.
Saxon’s upcoming tour kicks off on Tuesday, May 12th at BB King’s in New York City and will run through Saturday, May 30th in Los Angeles, California. One of the scheduled dates is a performance at the annual Rock on the Range Festival on Saturday, May 16th in Columbus, Ohio. Saxon will be joined by Armored Saint for the majority of the tour’s scheduled dates. Judas Priest will join the band on a four-date string of shows from May 17th to May 21st. The complete “Warriors of the Road” tour schedule is listed below.
SAXON “Warriors of the Road” U.S. Tour w/ Armored Saint:
5/12 – New York City, NY @ BB Kings w/ Armored Saint
5/13 – Worcester, MA @ The Palladium w/ Armored Saint
5/16 – Columbus, OH @ MAPFRE Stadium (formerly Crew Stadium) @ Rock On The Range
5/17 – Cincinnati, OH @ The Shoe w/ Judas Priest
5/19 – St. Charles, MO @ Family Area w/ Judas Priest
5/20 – Council Bluffs, IA @ Harrah’s Casino-Stir Cove w/ Judas Priest
5/21 – Rosemont, IL @ Rosemont Theater w/ Judas Priest
5/23 – San Antonio, TX @ 210 Kapone’s Live w/ Armored Saint
5/24 – Dallas, TX @ Gas Monkey Live w/ Armored Saint
5/26 – Mesa, AZ @ Club Red
5/27 – Las Vegas, NV @ Vinyl at Hard Rock
5/29 – San Jose, CA @ Rock Bar w/ Armored Saint
5/30 – Los Angeles, CA @ House of Blues w/ Armored Saint
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