FATES WARNING Signs Worldwide Deal With Metal Blade Records; Band To Kick Off US Tour W/ Queensrÿche
Metal Blade Records is proud to welcome FATES WARNING to its worldwide roster. FATES WARNING began in the early 1980s playing a traditional style of heavy metal. However, they quickly began to adopt a more technically proficient style and are considered by many to be the first true prog metal band. While the band has subsequently moved in more melodic and ambient directions, they have remained a vibrant and well-respected cornerstone for the progressive camp within the heavy metal strata.
FATES WARNING vocalist Ray Alder comments: "All of us in FATES WARNING are happy to announce that we are back with Metal Blade Records. Metal Blade has been there for us since the very beginning and we are proud to call them part of our family. The journey begins again, and we cannot begin to say how excited we are to work together once more. A big thank you to our fans for sticking with us through all these years. We could not be here today without all of you. That is a fact. Thank you everyone. Here's to making some new memories!"
FATES WARNING will kick off a US tour supporting Queensrÿche next month. The tour will commence on March 2nd in Orlando, Florida and run through April 3rd in Seattle, Washington. The band will begin work on their thirteenth studio album, set for a 2020 release via Metal Blade, following the tour's conclusion. See all confirmed dates below.
FATES WARNING w/ Queensrÿche:
3/02/2019 The Plaza Live - Orlando, FL
3/03/2019 Culture Room - Ft. Lauderdale, FL
3/04/2019 Jack Rabbits Live - Jacksonville, FL **
3/05/2019 Masquerade - Atlanta, GA
3/07/2019 Sound Stage - Baltimore, MD w/ The Cringe
3/08/2019 Sellersville Theater - Sellersville, PA **
3/09/2019 Irving Plaza - New York, NY w/ The Cringe
3/10/2019 Palladium - Worcester, MA w/ The Cringe
3/12/2019 Bogarts - Cincinnati, OH
3/13/2019 Diesel - Detroit, MI
3/14/2019 Concord - Chicago, IL
3/15/2019 The Rave - Milwaukee, WI
3/16/2019 Medina Entertainment Center - Medina, MN
3/17/2019 The Royal Grove - Lincoln, NE **
3/19/2019 The Shrine - Tulsa, OK **
3/20/2019 House of Blues - Dallas, TX
3/21/2019 House of Blues - Houston, TX
3/22/2019 Aztec - San Antonio, TX
3/23/2019 El Rey - Albuquerque, NM
3/24/2019 House of Bards - Tucson, AZ ** w/ Push, Dirtnap, Tribulance, Fire By Rank
3/26/2019 The Marquee - Tempe, AZ
3/27/2019 Observatory - San Diego, CA
3/28/2019 The Fonda Theatre - Los Angeles, CA
3/29/2019 Slim's - San Francisco, CA
3/30/2019 Ace of Spades - Sacramento, CA
4/01/2019 The Dip - Redding, CA **
4/02/2019 Crystal Ballroom - Portland, OR
4/03/2019 Neptune - Seattle, WA
** FATES WARNING only
FATES WARNING released their latest album, Live Over Europe, last year to critical acclaim. The first live release featuring the current lineup -- Ray Alder (vocals), Jim Matheos (guitars), Joey Vera (bass, vocals), Bobby Jarzombek (drums), and Mike Abdow (guitars, vocals) -- Live Over Europe contains twenty-three songs and was recorded at various European locations during their January 2018 headlining tour for Theories Of Flight (2016). To preview and purchase Live Over Europe, visit: https://fateswarning.lnk.to/LiveOverEurope.
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