Judas Priest and Steel Panther Announce Tour, Will Play Main Street Armory in Rochester and Barclays Center in Brooklyn

The metal gods Judas Priest, who embarked on what was thought to be their final tour the previous two years have decided that there is no rest for the wicked and announced a U.S. run with glam metal jokers Steel Panther this fall, with the very first stop at the Main Street Armory in Rochester on Wednesday, October 1 as well as a stop in Brooklyn.  The tour is set as follows:

Oct. 01 – Rochester, NY – Main Street Armory

Oct. 03 – Hammond, IN – The Venue at Horseshoe Casino

Oct. 04 – Louisville, KY – Louder Than Life Fest at Champions

Oct. 09 – Brooklyn, NY – Barclays

Oct. 10 – Atlantic City, NJ – Harrah’s

Oct. 11 – Mashantucket, CT – MGM Grand Theater at Foxwood’s

Oct. 14 – Lowell, MA – Tsongas Center at UMass

Oct. 15 – Allentown, PA – PPL Center

Oct. 17 – East Rutherford, NJ – Izod Center

Oct. 19 – Detroit, MI – Fox Theatre

Oct. 24 – Baltimore, MD – Pier Six Pavilion

Oct. 28 – Duluth, GA – The Arena at Gwinnett Center

Oct. 30 – Hollywood, FL – Hard Rock Live Arena

Nov. 06 – Allen, TX – Allen Event Center

Nov. 07 – Austin, TX – FunFunFun Fest

Nov. 10 – Los Angeles, CA – Club Nokia

Nov. 12 – Phoenix, AZ – Jobing Arena

Nov. 13 – Highland, CA – San Manuel Casino

Nov. 14 – Las Vegas, NV – The Pearl

Nov. 16 – San Jose, CA – City National Civic

Nov. 18 – Salt Lake City, UT – Maverik Center
Judas Priest are set to release their 17th album Redeemer of Souls on July 8 via Epic Records.  Frontman Rob Halford recently trademarked the term “metal  god” because he wants no one else to ever be known as a “metal god” other than him.  Steel Panther will be supporting last year’s studio effort All You Can Eat.

Tickets  for the Rochester show will go on sale on July 11 and can be purchased here.