2011 US Heavy Metal Tours to Check Out

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There are a few heavy metal tours that are coming in towards the second half of the year in the United States that I thought I would make you aware of.  Headliners are Children Of Bodom, Amon AmarthOpeth and 70000 Tons of Metal.  Check out the supporting cast and tour dates after the jump.

Ugly World Tour
Chldren of Bodom, Devin Townsend, Obscura and Septic Flesh

06/24/11 Los Angeles, CA / House of Blues
06/25/11 San Francisco, CA / Slim's
06/26/11 Portland, OR / Roseland
06/27/11 Seattle, WA / Showbox at the Market
06/28/11 Vancouver, BC / Commodore Ballroom
06/30/11 Calgary, AB / MacEwan Ballroom
07/02/11 Edmonton, AB / Edmonton Events Center
07/03/11 Saskatoon, SK / Odeon
07/04/11 Winnipeg, MB / Garrick Center
07/05/11 St. Paul, MN / Station Four
07/06/11 Chicago, IL / House of Blues
07/08/11 Atlanta, GA / Masquerade
07/09/11 Orlando, FL / BeachamTheater
07/10/11 Ft. Lauderdale, FL / Revolution
07/12/11 Pittsburgh, PA / Mr. Smalls
07/13/11 Norfolk, VA / The Norva
07/14/11 Springfield, VA / Jaxx
07/15/11 Springfield, VA / Jaxx
07/16/11 New York, NY / Best Buy Theatre
07/17/11 Philadelphia, PA / Trocadero Theatre
07/19/11 Worcester, PA / Palladium
07/21/11 Halifax, NS / Multipurpose Centre (* no Devin Townsend)
07/23/11 Toronto, ONT / Downsview Park (* as part of Heavy TO w/ Megadeth, Rob Zombie, Slayer, etc.)
07/24/11 Montreal, QC / Parc Jean-Drapeau (* as part of Heavy MTL w/ KISS, Motörhead, etc.) 


An Evening with Amon Amarth
Amon Amarth

*Will perform the new album entirely and also a second set with all the classics and some wild-cards.*

08/04/11 – Vancouver, BC / Commodore Ballroom
08/06/11 – Calgary, AB / MacEwan Hall
08/07/11 – Edmonton, AB / Edmonton Events Centre
08/08/11 – Saskatoon, SK / Odeon
08/09/11 – Winnipeg, MB / The Garrick Centre
08/12/11 – Toronto, ON / Phoenix Theatre
08/13/11 – Montreal, QC / Metropolis
08/14/11 – Quebec City, QC / Imperial De Quebec
08/16/11 – Milvale, PA / Mr. Small’s Theatre
08/17/11 – Detroit, MI / St. Andrew’s Hall
08/19/11 – Baltimore, MD / Rams Head Live
08/20/11 – Sayreville, NJ / Starland Ballroom
08/21/11 – Rochester, NY / Water Street Music Hall- TICKETS
08/23/11 – Louisville, KY / Expo Five
08/24/11 – Milwaukee, WI / The Rave
08/26/11 – Houston, TX / House Of Blues
08/27/11 – Dallas, TX / House Of Blues
08/29/11 – Albugerque, NM / Sunshine Theater
08/31/11 – Anaheim, CA / House Of Blues
09/01/11 – Las Vegas, NV / House Of Blues
09/02/11 – Salt Lake City, UT / The Complex
09/03/11 – Boise, ID / Knitting Factory


Heritage North American Tour
Opeth & Katatonia

09/19/11 - Worcester, MA / The Palladium
09/20/11 - Hartford, CT / Webster Theater
09/21/11 - New York, NY / Webster Hall
09/22/11 - New York, NY / Webster Hall
09/23/11 - Philadelphia, PA / Trocadero
09/26/11 - Columbus, OH / Newport Music Hall
09/27/11 - Louisville, KY / Expo Five
09/28/11 - Nashville, TN / Cannery Ballroom
09/29/11 - Charlotte, NC / Amos' Southend
09/30/11 - Atlanta, GA / Center Stage
10/01/11 - Lake Buena Vista, FL / House of Blues
10/03/11- Houston, TX / Warehouse Live
10/04/11 - Austin, TX / Stubb's Waller Creek Amphitheater
10/05/11 - Dallas, TX / Granada Theater
10/06/11 - Kansas City, MO / The Beaumont Club
10/07/11 - Minneapolis, MN / First Avenue
10/08/11 - Winnipeg, MB / Burton Cummings
10/10/11 - Edmonton, AB / Edmonton Events Centre
10/11/11 - Calgary, AB / MacEwan Hall Ballroom
10/13/11 - Vancouver, BC / Commodore Ballroom
10/14/11 - Spokane, WA / Knitting Factory Concert House
10/15/11 - Seattle, WA / Showbox SoDo
10/16/11 - Portland, OR / Roseland Theatre
10/18/11 - San Francisco, CA / The Warfield
10/19/11 - Los Angeles, CA / Mayan Theatre
10/20/11 - San Diego, CA H/ ouse of Blues
10/21/11 - Pomona, CA / The Fox Theater
10/22/11 - Tempe, AZ / Marquee Theatre
10/24/11 - Salt Lake City, UT / The Complex
10/25/11 - Denver, CO / Ogden Theatre
10/27/11 - Milwaukee, WI / The Rave
10/28/11 - Chicago, IL / Vic Theatre
10/29/11 - Detroit, MI / St. Andrews Hall
10/31/11 - Millvale, PA / Mr Smalls Theatre
11/01/11 - Baltimore, MD / Rams Head Live!


70000 Tons of Metal
Bands confirmed so far: Eluveitie, Grave Digger, My Dying Bride, Pestilence, Stratovarius, Therion, Tristania, Amorphis, Moonsorrow, In Extremo, Coroner, Samael

*5 Day Curise Ship.  42 bands playing two set on three different stages last year.

01/23/12 - 01/27/12 - Miami, FL - George Town - Cayman Islands - Miami, FL


If I have missed any big tours for the US please let us know in the comments.

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