Avenged Sevenfold Plot Summer Tour With Prophets of Rage
Last month, Avenged Sevenfold wrapped a sold-out tour in support of their latest album, The Stage. The month-long trek found the group playing arenas around the country, but singer M. Shadows tells Rolling Stone that the metal outfit’s upcoming summer tour “will be our biggest trek yet. In terms of production and song selection, it feels like the whole cycle has been leading up to this.”
The tour kicks off July 22nd at the Xfinity Center in Mansfield, Massachusetts and wraps September 2nd at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion in The Woodlands, Texas. Prophets of Rage will join Avenged Sevenfold throughout the trek, while Three Days Grace will serve as support.
“They have experience from an era that we respect,” Shadows says of hitting the road with Prophets of Rage. “Growing up it was the music of the Nineties that spoke to us the most. These guys are legends and I hope the two audiences can come together to make something special.”
“Awful pop dominating the airwaves? Political chaos across the land? Wanna fight back? Well The End Of The World Tour is here,” Prophets of Rage’s Tom Morello said in a statement. “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.”
For Avenged Sevenfold, this summer run marks the group’s third major tour in support of The Stage, which was released in…