LAMB OF GOD & MASTODON ANNOUNCE THE “ASHES OF LEVIATHAN” TOUR
Today GRAMMY® Award-nominated metal titans Lamb of God and GRAMMY® Award-winning band Mastodon announce the co-headlining Ashes Of Leviathan Tour. The tour finds the two iconic bands join forces to celebrate the 20th anniversary of two seminal releases: Lamb of God’s biggest-selling album Ashes of the Wake and Mastodon’s acclaimed sophomore album Leviathan, which were both released on August 31st. Both bands will perform their respective albums in full. Special guests Kerry King and Malevolence will support throughout the tour, with Unearth on select dates.
Beginning July 19th in Grand Prairie, TX at the Texas Trust CU Theatre, the North American arena and amphitheater run will take them through the US and Canada, culminating on the exact 20th anniversary of each album on August 31st in Omaha, NE at the Astro Amphitheater. The tour will notably make stops at iconic venues such as Denver, CO’s Red Rocks Amphitheatre and Los Angeles, CA’s The Kia Forum. See below for full tour routing.
A special artist pre-sale launches today, February 6th at 12:00 PM eastern time with the general on-sale starting on Friday, February 9th at 10:00 AM local time. In addition, Lamb of God and Mastodon will have special VIP ticket packages available starting today. Go to ashesofleviathan.com for tickets.
In addition, both bands will be supporting a charity of their choice throughout the tour, and fans will have the opportunity to opt-in to donate at check out when buying their tickets.
Lamb of God will support the Living The Dream Foundation, which makes dreams come true for music fans living with life threatening illnesses. Dream Days include hanging out onstage, backstage, and special meet and greets with their favorite bands and artists. To learn more, visit tdfoundation.org.
Mastodon will support the Hirshberg Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research. After their manager Nick John tragically passed away from pancreatic cancer in 2018, Mastodon partnered with the organization and has raised nearly $60,000 to fight the disease and support researchers and patients around the globe. The Hirshberg Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research is focused on finding a cure for pancreatic cancer, and empowering patients and families whose lives are touched by this disease. Founded in 1997, the Hirshberg Foundation funds groundbreaking scientific research, provides patient education and support, and sustains hope that this cancer will be eradicated once and for all. To learn more, visit pancreatic.org.
The Ashes Of Leviathan Tour Routing:
19 Grand Prairie, TX Texas Trust CU Theatre
20 Austin, TX Germania Insurance Amphitheater
21 Houston, TX 713 Music Hall
23 Jacksonville, FL Daily’s Place
24 Orlando, FL Orlando Amphitheater
25 Alpharetta, GA Ameris Bank Amphitheatre
27 Raleigh, NC The Red Hat Amphitheater
28 Richmond, VA Virgin Credit Union LIVE!
30 Pittsburgh, PA Stage AE
31 London, ON Budweiser Gardens
1 Montreal, QC Bell Centre
3 Uncasville, CT Mohegan Sun Arena
4 Manchester, NH SNHU Arena
6 Bangor, ME Maine Savings Amphitheater
8 Reading, PA Santander Arena **
9 Cleveland, OH Jacobs Pavilion **
10 Sterling Heights, MI Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre @ Freedom Hill **
13 Moorhead, MN Bluestem Center For The Arts Amphitheater
15 Calgary, AB Scotiabank Saddledome
16 Penticton, BC South Okanagan Events Centre
17 Kent, WA accesso ShoWare Center
18 Portland, OR Theatre of the Clouds
21 Los Angeles, CA The Kia Forum
23 Phoenix, AZ Arizona Financial Theatre
24 Rio Rancho NM Rio Rancho Events Center
25 El Paso, TX El Paso County Coliseum
27 Magna, UT The Great Saltair
29 Morrison, CO Red Rocks Amphitheatre
31 Omaha, NE The Astro Amphitheater
**No Malevolence, Support from Kerry King & Unearth
Lamb of God’s most recent studio offering, 2022’s Omens, notably marked the band’s sixth consecutive Top 15 debut on the Billboard 200 in addition to capturing #1 on the Top Hard Rock Albums Chart, #3 on the Top Album Sales Chart, #3 on the Top Rock Albums Chart, and #5 on the Top Vinyl Albums Chart. Not to mention, it has amassed an unprecedented 60 million streams and counting. Get it here and be on the lookout for more from Lamb Of God soon.
Mastodon‘s latest studio album, Hushed and Grim, a double LP recorded at the band’s Atlanta studio, Ember City, was produced by David Bottrill (Tool, Rush, Muse, Peter Gabriel). This album, their most expansive song-cycle to date, features 15 distinct tracks and achieved their third consecutive #1 debut on the Billboard Hard Rock Albums Chart. Hushed and Grim also earned them a GRAMMY® Award nomination for the track Pushing The Tides. Additionally, the album’s single Teardrinker secured a top 10 position on the Rock radio charts, a further testament to the band’s widespread acclaim. Listen here. More from Mastodon in the near future.