Megadeth announces Dystopia World Tour in Feb 2016

Megadeth has announced the details for the North American leg of their Dystopia World Tour, which will kick of in Dallas, TX on February 20, 2016. The North American leg will take them across the U.S., visiting 14 states and throughout Canada.

Tickets for the Dystopia World Tour start going on sale Friday, December 11th – check for specific market info and local on sale times and dates. There will also be an exclusive pre-sale for Megadeth fan club members on December 8th at 10 am local time with details also available at

Megadeth will be on tour in support of their new album Dystopia being released on Universal Music Enterprises /Tradecraft / T-Boy Records on January 22, 2016. Along with band visionary Dave Mustaine at the helm, Megadeth’s current touring lineup will be Kiko Loureiro (formerly of Angra) on guitar, David Ellefson on bass, and drummer Chris Adler (Lamb of God), all who are featured on the new album.

Joining Megadeth on the North American leg of the Dystopia World Tour are very special guests Suicidal Tendencies, Children of Bodom and Havok.

Dystopia World Tour North American Dates are as follows:

Feb 20 

South Side Ballroom 

Dallas, TX

Feb 21 

Bayou Music Center 

Houston, TX

Feb 23 

Fillmore Auditorium 

Denver, CO

Feb 24 

The Complex

Salt Lake City, UT

Feb 26 

The Pearl 

Las Vegas, NV

Feb 27 

Comerica Theatre 

Phoenix, AZ

Feb 28 

The Hollywood Palladium 

Hollywood, CA

Feb 29 

Warfield Theatre 

San Francisco, CA

Mar 2 

The Republik 

Honolulu, HI*

Mar 3 

The Republik 

Honolulu, HI*

Mar 5 

South Okanagan Events Centre 

Penticton, BC

Mar 6 

Grey Eagle Event Centre 

Calgary, AB

Mar 8 

Encana Events Centre 

Dawson Creek, BC

Mar 9 

Rexall Place 

Edmonton, AB (on sale 12/18)

Mar 10 

Mosaic Place 

Moose Jaw, SK (on sale 12/18)

Mar 13 

Aragon Ballroom 

Chicago, IL

Mar 15 

Rapid Theatre 

Niagara Falls, NY

Mar 16 

Terminal 5 

New York, NY

Mar 17 

Terminal 5 

New York, NY

Mar 19 

Sands Bethlehem Event Center 

Bethlehem, PA

Mar 20 

Electric Factory 

Philadelphia, PA  

Mar 21 

House of Blues 

Boston, MA

Mar 23 

Cross Insurance Center 

Bangor ME

Mar 24 

Videotron Centre 

Quebec City, Canada

*Suicidal Tendencies, Children of Bodom and Havok will not be on these dates.

In addition to the Dystopia World Tour, Megadeth will also be making special festival appearances.

Festival Dates Include:

Apr 28 

Coliseum of Puerto Rico 

San Juan, Puerto Rico (on sale 12/19)

Apr 30 

Fort Rock 

Ft. Myers, FL (on sale 12/21)

May 1 

Welcome to Rockville 

Jacksonville, FL (on sale 12/21)

May 7 

Rock City Campgrounds 

Concord, NC (on sale 12/11)

May 20-22 

“Rock On The Range” MAPFRE Stadium

Columbus OH (on sale now)

May 26 

Badlands Pawn 

Sioux Falls, SD (on sale now)    

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