Scorpions + Megadeth Announce ‘Crazy World’ 2017 North American Tour Dates
Massive tour alert! Scorpions and Megadeth will be embarking on their 'Crazy World' Tour this fall! The first leg of this arena tour is set to begin Sept. 14 in Reading, Pa and end Oct. 15 in Tampa, Fla., though more concerts will be announced soon.
A number of support acts were rumored when Scorpions / Megadeth tour rumblings were making their way across the internet, but it looks like this will be a two-band bill. With new drummer Mikkey Dee in-tow, Scorpions will continue to tour off their latest album, Return to Forever, though the 2017 tour is named after their 1991 full-length, Crazy World.
"When our album Crazy World was released back in '91, right at the end of the cold war, we toured around a world that was pretty crazy back then, but there was so much hope in the air for a more peaceful future,” says Scorpions vocalist Klaus Meine. “Now 26 years later, things are getting more crazy every other day. After all these years, 'Crazy World' is still a good motto for our upcoming world tour. We are very much looking forward to seeing all of you out there.”
Megadeth will continue their hot streak from 2016’s Dystopia, which has been hailed as the best Megadeth release in a decade and finally won the thrash legends their first Grammy.
Tickets and special VIP packages will become available soon. The Los Angeles concert (Oct 7) will go on sale 3/24 with a pre-sale tomorrow 3/23. Scorpions Rock Zone fan club members will receive exclusive, first access to tickets & VIP packages.
Scorpions + Megadeth 2017 North American Tour Dates:
09/14 - Reading, Pa. (Santander Arena)
09/16 - New York, N.Y. (Madison Square Garden)
09/19 - Laval, Quebec (Place Bell) - Support TBA
09/22 - Toronto, Ontario (Budweiser Stage Amphitheater)
09/23 - Chicago, Ill. (All State Arena) - Support TBA
09/26 - Denver, Colo. (1st Bank Center)
09/29 - Spokane, Wash. (Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena)
09/30 - Seattle, Wash. (Tacoma Dome)
10/03 - Reno, Nev. (Grand Sierra Resort)
10/04 - Oakland, Calif. (Oracle Arena)
10/07 - Los Angeles, Calif. (The Forum)
10/08 - Phoenix, Ariz. (Talking Stick Arena)
10/11 - San Antonio, Texas (Freeman Coliseum)
10/12 - Dallas, Texas (Pavilion at The Music Factory)
10/14 - Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. (BB&T Center)
10/15 - Tampa, Fla. (Amalie Arena)
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