It's a British invasion! Rock legends UFO will be embarking on an American tour in March of 2017 alongside fellow metal pioneers Saxon.

With work currently underway on their staggering 22nd studio album, UFO have their sights set on the spring of 2017, following up a sold out run in support of 2015's A Conspiracy of Stars. Saxon will be promoting Battering Ram, their 21st studio effort which was released last year. The tour kicks off in Houston, Texas on March 9 and will run through April 2, closing it out in Allston, Mass.

Excited about the upcoming trek, UFO's Phil Mogg exclaimed, "We are polishing the guitars, cleaning up the drums, I have a new front tooth and our crew have bought themselves fresh mascara, some new tunes and an airline ticket to the U.S.A., to be joining our old pals Saxon on what will be a celebrational tour of all our favorite places. Look forward to seeing you there! Kisses, UFO."

Saxon singer Biff Byford appeared to be equally enthused, adding, "It's great to be back on the road with UFO. The last time we toured together was in the '80's so it should be fun and a unique package for the fans. See you in March. Keep the faith."

Additional support will come from Jared James Nichols and Saxon will serve as the headliner on March 11. Check out a list of tour dates below.

UFO, Saxon, Jared James Nichols Tour Dates:

3/09 - Houston, Texas @ Scout Bar
3/10 - Dallas, Texas @ Gas Monkey Live
3/11 - San Antonio, Texas @ Alamo City Music Hall*
3/14 - San Diego, Calif. @ House of Blues
3/15 - San Francisco, Calif. @ The Independent
3/16 - Los Angeles, Calif. @ Belasco
3/18 - Anaheim, Calif. @ The Grove
3/19 - Las Vegas, Nev. @ House of Blues
3/21 - Denver, Colo. @ Summit Concert Hall
3/24 - Sioux City, Iowa @ Anthem at Hard Rock Casino
3/26 - St. Charles, Ill. @ Arcada Theater
3/28 - Cleveland, Ohio @ House of Blues
3/29 - New York, N.Y. @ BB Kings
3/30 - New York, N.Y. @ BB Kings
4/01 - Jim Thorpe, Pa. @ Penn's Peak
4/02 - Allston, Mass. @ Brighton Music Hall
* Saxon closes

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