Swedish war metal sextet SABATON are thrilled to announce they will open for heavy metal legends JUDAS PRIEST on August 9th at the O2 World Arena in Berlin, Germany.
States the band: "JUDAS PRIEST is among one of the top sources of inspiration for SABATON and it will be a honor for us to support them."
The live 2-CD set will be released in North America on September 13th.
SABATON continue their World War Tour and are set to return to the U.S. and Canada this fall with fellow countrymen Evergrey. The trek kicks off on September 20th at The Gramercy Theater in New York City.
Confirmed World War Tour dates are:
Sep. 20 – New York, NY @ The Gramercy Theater
Sep. 21 – Montreal, QC, CANADA @ Foufounes Electriques
Sep. 22 – Toronto, ON, CANADA @ The Opera House
Sep. 23 – Cleveland, OH @ Peabody’s
Sep. 24 – Detroit, MI @ Blondie’s
Sep. 26 – Chicago, IL @ Reggie’s Rock Club
Sep. 27 – St. Paul, MN @ Station 4
Sep. 28 – Winnipeg, MB, CANADA @ The Osbourne Village Inn
Sep. 29 – Regina, SK, CANADA @ Exchange
Sep. 30 – Edmonton, AB, CANADA @ Starlite Room
Oct. 02 – Seattle, WA @ El Corazon
Oct. 03 – Vancouver, B.C., CANADA @ The Venue
Oct. 05 – San Francisco, CA @ The Grand Ballroom at the Regency Center
Oct. 06 – Hollywood, CA @ The Key Club
Oct. 07 – Tempe, AZ @ The Clubhouse
Oct. 08 – Salt Lake City, UT @ The Complex
Oct. 09 – Denver, CO @ Bluebird Theater
Oct. 11 – Houston, TX @ Numbers
Oct. 12 – Dallas, TX @ Trees
Oct. 13 – Austin, TX @ Emo´s Alternative Lounging * No Evergrey
Oct. 14 – San Antonio, TX @ Backstage Live * No Evergrey
Oct. 16 – Atlanta, GA @ Masquerade * No Evergrey
Oct. 17 – West Springfield, VA @ Jaxx * No Evergrey