OPETH Announce U.S. Headlining Tour

Posted by Michael Mueller on January 28, 2009 at 10:49 AM

After a stellar 2008 that found the band's most recent release, Watershed, atop many critical best of" lists, Swedish metal gods Opeth will return to the US for a third tour run. The tour –their third in support of Watershed, which earned the band the best reviews of its career— will kick off on May 1 and will be sponsored by Decibel Magazine. Enslaved have been confirmed as the supporting act.

The tour dates are as follows:

May 1—Starland Ballroom, Sayerville, NJ

May 2— House of Blues, Boston, MA

May 3—Medley, Montreal, QUE 

May 4—Sound Academy, Toronto ON

May 5—Mr. Smalls, Pittsburgh, PA

May 6—House of Blues, Chicago, IL 

May 8—Sokol Auditorium, Omaha, NE

May 9—Fox Theater, Boulder, CO

May 11—Knitting Factory, Boise, ID 

May 12—Roseland Theater, Portland, OR

May 13—Senator Theater, Chico, CA 

May 14—Regency Center at Grand Ballroom, San Francisco, CA 

May 15—The Glasshouse, Pomona, CA

May 16—Avalon, Los Angeles, CA 

May 17—Rialto Theater, Tucson, AZ    

May 19—Scout Bar, San Antonio, TX 

May 20—Diamond Ballroom, Oklahoma City, OK

May 21—New Daisy Theater, Memphis, TN 

May 22—Bijou Theater, Knoxville, TN

May 23—Newport Music Hall, Columbus, OH 

May 24—Clutch Cargo's, Detroit, MI 

May 26—Grand Ballroom at Manhattan Center, New York, NY

May 27—9:30 Club, Washington, DC 

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