THE CULT will reportedly support THE WHO on a number of dates in Europe this summer. Exact cities and dates will be announced soon.
THE CULT's current touring lineup includes principals Ian Astbury and Billy Duffy alongside bassist Chris Wyse, drummer John Tempesta (ex-WHITE ZOMBIE, TESTAMENT, EXODUS, HELMET) and rhythm guitarist Mike Dimkich.
According to a posting on the Rush Is A Band fan site, RUSH will officially announce the dates for its upcoming world tour on Monday (March 26) via a press conference in New York City. Pre-sales will begin Tuesday, March 27 for selected cities and MusicToday.com will conduct the pre-sale similar to how it was done in 2004.
RUSH **unconfirmed** tour dates:
Jun. 13 - Atlanta, GA @ HiFi Buys Amphitheater
Jun. 15 - West Palm Beach, FL @ Sound Advice Amphitheater
Jun. 16 - Tampa, FL @ Ford Amphitheater @ Florida State Fairgrounds
Jun. 18 - Raleigh, NC @ Walnut Creek
Jun. 19 - Charlotte, NC @ Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
Jun. 23 - Bristow, VA @ Nissan Pavillion
Jun. 25 - Pittsburgh, PA @ Post Gazette Pavillion
Jun. 27 - Mansfield, MA @ Tweeter Center
Jun. 29 - Scranton PA @ Montage Mountain
Jun. 30 - Saratoga Springs, NY @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center
Jul. 02 - Wantagh, NY @ Jones Beach Amphitheater
Jul. 04 - Darien Lake, NY @ Six Flags
Jul. 08 - Homdel, NJ @ PNC Arts Center
Jul. 09 - Uncasville, CT @ Mohegan Sun Arena
Jul. 27 - Phoenix, AZ @ Cricket Pavillion
Jul. 28 - Las Vegas, NV @ MGM Grand Garden Arena
Aug. 04 - Marysville, Ca @ Sleep Train Amphitheater
Aug. 08 - Morrison, CO @ Red Rocks Amphitheatre
Aug. 17 - Dallas, TX @ Smirnoff Music Center
Aug. 26 - Noblesville, IN @ Verizon Wireless Music Center
Aug. 30 - Cuyahoga Falls, OH @ Blossom Music Center
Sep. 01 - Cincinnati, OH @ Riverbend Music Center
Sep. 02 - Columbus, OH @ Germain Amphitheater
Sep. 12 - London, ON @ John Labatt Centre
Sep. 15 - Montreal, QC @ Bell Centre
Oct. 03 - Glasgow, UK @ SECC Arena
Oct. 05 - Newcastle, UK @ Newcastle Metro Arena
Oct. 16 - Rotterdam, Netherlands @ Ahoy' Rotterdam
Oct. 17 - Rotterdam, Netherlands @ Ahoy' Rotterdam
Oct. 19 - Oberhausen, Germany @ Oberhausen, Germany
Oct. 21 - Mannheim, Germany @ SAP-Arena
NOTE: None of the above-listed dates have been officially confirmed by RUSH or its management.
"GET THRASH" THE STORY OF THRASH METAL: EAST COAST PREMIERE ANNOUNCED
"Get Thrashed: The Story of Thrash Metal", the much-anticipated documentary profiling the thrash metal scene of the early Eighties and its impact on the music scene, will have its East Coast premiere in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on Sunday, April 1 at 6:00 p.m. as part of the Backseat Film Festival.
For more information on the Backseat Film Festival, click here.
A new trailer for "Get Thrashed: The Story of Thrash Metal" has been posted online at this location (Windows Media).
"Get Thrashed: The Story of Thrash Metal" had its world premiere at the 2006 Raindance Film Festival in London. The documentary screened on October 3 at the CineWorld, Trocadero Centre, Piccadilly, London. Director Rick Ernst, a longtime freelance producer for MTV, was on hand at the event. Check out pictures from the screening at www.getthrashed.com. An interview with Ernst can be found here.
"Get Thrashed" will include interviews with the following musicians/music industry personnel:
LAMB OF GOD
STRAPPING YOUNG LAD
Phil Anselmo (PANTERA) VIO-LENCE
Chris Jericho (FOZZY) SEPULTURA
Brian Slagel (Metal Blade Records) Jon & Marsha Zazula (Megaforce Records) Ian Christe ("Sound of the Beast") Steven Blush ("American Hardcore") Eddie Trunk (VH1 Classic) Ron Quintana (Rampage Radio)
The film also features the music of METALLICA, MEGADETH, SLAYER, EXODUS, ANTHRAX, KREATOR, SUICIDAL TENDENCIES, PANTERA, ULYSSES SIREN, WARNING SF, OSMIUM, CONCRETE COFFIN, THE LAW, STEVE CONE, VISCID, NOCTURNAL FEAR, EXIT TO ETERNITY, KAOS, RESPONSE NEGATIVE, URTO and KRONIN.