Godsmack, Staind and Halestorm Announce Dates for 2012 U.S. Tour
The trek, dubbed the Mass Chaos Tour, kicks off April 13 in Augusta, Ga., and runs through a May 18 show in Bangor, Maine.
"We're very excited to get back out with our Massachusetts brothers again," says Godsmack singer Sully Erna about hitting the road with Staind. "It's been a pinch too long, and all hell is about to break loose!"
Adds Staind frontman Aaron Lewis, "Going on tour with Godsmack was a no-brainer. Our fans are in for one hell of a rock show."
Meanwhile, Halestorm frontwoman Lzzy Hale declares, "I am stoked to be supporting Godsmack and Staind on this tour! To be touring with the two bands of my generation that paved the way for modern rock is an honor! This line up will crush your skulls!"
The name of the tour was selected by a fan vote, and the a contest has been set up for fans to design the tour poster. See the details of the contest here.
Check out the tour dates for the Mass Chaos Tour featuring Godsmack, Staind and Halestorm below.
Godsmack / Staind / Halestorm 2012 U.S. Tour Dates:
April 13 Augusta, GA @ James Brown Arena April 15 Estero, FL @ Germain Arena April 17 New Orleans, LA @ UNO Lakefront Arena April 18 Lafayette, LA @ Cajundome April 19 Bossier City, LA CenturyLink Center 99 X Fest April 21 Lubbock, TX @ Lone Star Amphitheater April 22 Belton, TX @ Bell County Expo Center April 24 Beaumont, TX @ Ford Pavilion April 25 Laredo, TX @ Laredo Energy Center April 27 Phoenix, AZ @ Quail Run Park 98 KUPD UFEST May 1 Corpus Christi, TX @ Concrete Street Amphitheater May 2 San Antonio, TX @ Illusions Theater May 4 Lexington, KY @ Rupp Arena May 6 Evansville, IN @ Ford Center May 9 Battle Creek, MI @ Kellogg Arena May 11 Nashville, TN @ Bridgestone Arena May 12 Huntington, WV @ The Big Sandy Superstore Arena May 15 Syracuse, NY @ Oncenter May 16 Manchester, NH @ Verizon Wireless Arena May 18 Bangor, ME @ TBA