Iced Earth announce first ever show in India and another summer show in Cyprus -- show to be filmed for DVD release. Bass player Freddie Vidales leaves the band. Replacement announced.
US-metal powerhouse ICED EARTH, currently in China for the first time with shows in Shanghai and Beijing this week, are adding on more shows to their massive WORLD DYSTOPIA TOUR.
Mark your calendars. Fans in Sweden...get ready! Iced Earth has just been confirmed to play the Kalaset Festival!
Date: August 4, 2012
Festival: Kalaset Festival
More information will be announced on our Tour page when it becomes available.
Due to circumstances beyond our control, our March 3 show at The House Of Blues, Lake Buena Vista, FL has been moved to a new venue.
The show is now happening at THE BEACHAM, Orlando, FL.
All original tickets remain valid.
Please note earlier doors and stage times - details can be found on the venue website.
To say that Dystopia, Iced Earth’s 10th studio album, has opened doors would be an understatement. Not only has the album been a runaway favorite of critics and fans (both old and new) alike, it has taken the band to new countries on the most far-reaching tour in its 25-year history. Next up: China.
Fans in Oz get ready: Iced Earth is heading Down Under.
"We are extremely happy to finally play in Australia for the first time,” Schaffer said. “It is something that is way overdue and I am looking forward to kicking ass with one of the best metal audiences in the world!"
The dates are:
The third leg of the largest tour in Iced Earth history is revealed today with the announcement of dates for five South American countries.
"We are really excited to go back to South America on our World Dystopia Tour,” said Jon Schaffer. “We cannot wait to kick some serious ass with some of the world's greatest fans!"
Support acts will be announced at a later date.
2011-2012 World Dystopia Tour, South America
March 20, 2012 MEX - Mexico City -- Gran Forum
March 22, 2012 VEN - Caracas -- Anfiteatro El Hatillo
What do you get when you mix equal parts Dystopia and Iconoclast?
One of the most eagerly anticipated metal tours of 2012.
"I'm excited to tour with SYMPHONY X," ICED EARTH founder Jon Schaffer said. "They're phenomenal musicians and very cool guys. This co-headliner tour will be a great experience for the fans. It is also way overdue for us to play a proper tour of North America. Get ready!"
SYMPHONY X guitarist Michael Romeo echoes Schaffer’s enthusiasm.
We are proud to announce the first-week chart positions for Dystopia – our highly acclaimed new album – which includes our highest-ever debut on the U.S. Billboard Top 200 chart:
|10.06.2011 Sölvesborg, Sweden||Sweden Rock Festival|