Judas Priest has rescheduled its 2021 “50 Heavy Metal Years” North American tour dates for next spring. Loudwire posted the band will be supported by Queensryche on the 17-city trek, with the run kicking off on March 7th in West Valley City, Utah at Maverik Center before wrapping on April 11th in Laval, Quebec at Place Bell.
According to Blabbermouth, Queensryche reportedly backed out of opening for the Scorpions during their upcoming Las Vegas run in order to hit the road with Priest. Skid Row will now serve as the Scorpions openers.
RESCHEDULED: Judas Priest / Queensryche 2022 North American tour dates (subject to change):
March 7 – West Valley City, UT – Maverik Center
March 9 – Everett, WA – Angel Of The Winds Arena
March 10 – Portland, OR – Moda Center
March 12 – Oakland, CA – Fox Theater
March 13 – Las Vegas, NV – Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood
March 18 – Irving, TX – The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory
March 20 – Cedar Park, TX – H-E-B Center at Cedar Park
March 21 – San Antonio, TX – Freeman Coliseum
March 23 – Nashville, TN – Nashville Municipal Auditorium
March 25 – Alpharetta, GA – Ameris Bank Amphitheatre
March 27 – Charleston, WV – Charleston Coliseum & Convention Center
March 29 – Philadelphia, PA – The Met Philadelphia
March 30 – Newark, NJ – Prudential Center
March 31 – National Harbor, MD – The Theater at MGM National Harbor
April 4 – Lowell, MA – Tsongas Center at UMass Lowell
April 7 – Halifax, NS – Scotiabank Centre
April 11 – Laval, QC – Place Bell
Out now is Judas Priest – 50 Heavy Metal Years Of Music, a new limited edition box set, which includes every official live and studio album to date, plus 13 unreleased discs.
The ‘Judas Priest – 50 Heavy Metal Years Of Music’ box set includes:
- CDs housed in mini-LP Japanese-style wallets.
- Box set designed by long-time Judas Priest collaborator Mark Wilkinson.
- Includes Ross Halfin photos signed by each band member: Rob Halford, Glenn Tipton, Ian Hill, Richie Faulkner, Scott Travis.
- Numbered British Steel metal razor blade (blunt)
- Memorabilia book featuring rare photos, posters, adverts and passes.
- Replica British Steel tour program.
- Two replica tour posters from:
- British Steel 1980 German Tour.
- Defenders Of The Faith 1984 European Tour.
CHECK IT OUT: Judas Priest on September 8th, 2021 performing “You Got Another Thing Comin’,” “Exciter,” and “Turbo Lover” live in Reading, PA: