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:

  • Wednesday April 4th at Billboards The Venue, Melbourne, and
  • Thursday April 5th at The HiFi Sydney, Sydney.

Regular and VIP tickets are available via the Iced Earth web site Tour page. 

Support acts will be announced at a later date.

TheEuropean leg of Iced Earth’s 2011-2012 World Dystopia Tour (supporting the band’s 10th studio album, Dystopia) is well underway – to rave reviews. The North American leg (a co-headlining extravaganza with Symphony X) was recently announced. South American dates have been posted. More dates in other regions of the world will be announced as soon as they are confirmed. All dates will be listed on the this web site, as well as on Iced Earth's official Facebook and MySpace pages.