Anthrax and Killswitch Engage team up again for 'KillThrax II' tour
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Two of metal's biggest bands are locking forces again this winter. After a massively successful run earlier this year, heavy metal mainstays Anthrax and Killswitch Engage will reconvene for the KillThrax II tour, which will have them touring across North America between January and March.

The devil horns will be out in full force in 29 cities, beginning with Montreal when the co-headlining run hits Metropolis on Jan. 25. The tour will primarily hit smaller markets that the initial run didn't reach, including Stroudsburg, Pa., Lubbock, Texas, Boise, Idaho, Spokane, Wash. and Tempe, Ariz. There will be no shortage of major cities on the docket, however, with Philadelphia, Houston, Dallas, San Francisco and Denver all hosting the tour. Check out the complete tour routing below.

“'Evil Dead II.’ ‘Dawn of the Dead.’ 'The Godfather: Part 2.’ ‘The Empire Strikes Back.’ All sequels that are better than the original," said Anthrax guitarist Scott Ian in the tour's official press release. "Add KillThrax II to that list. Back by popular demand, KillThrax is coming at ya again my friends.”

“We are looking forward to the next leg of the ‘KillThrax’ tour,” Killswitch Engage singer Jesse Leach said. “We had a blast on the first one and we enjoyed sharing the stage with the humble legends Anthrax! There is such a synergy between the two bands and a certain unity that is infectious, so it was a no brainer to put this package back together and hit the road. It’s an honor and we are excited for these shows, the fans, and the good times! KillThrax is gearing up for round two, so let’s keep the party rolling!”

Tickets for select shows go on sale this Friday, Oct. 20 at 10 a.m. local time via Fellow metalheads Havok will support along the entire North American run.

Anthrax and Killswitch Engage KillThrax II Tour Dates
Jan. 25 - Montral, QC - Metropolis
Jan. 26 - London, TN - London Music Hall
Jan. 27 - Stroudsburg, PA - Sherman Theatre
Jan. 28 - Richmond, VA - The National (Click here for tickets)
Jan. 30 - Tampa, FL - Janus Landing
Jan. 31 - Charlotte, NC - The Fillmore
Feb. 02 - Milwaukee, WI - Club Stage at Eagles Ballroom
Feb. 03 - Indianapolis, IN - Egyptian Room
Feb. 05 - Nashville, TN - Marathon Music Works
Feb. 06 - Birmingham, AL - Iron City Music Hall
Feb. 08 - Corpus Christi, TX - Concrete Street Music Hall
Feb. 09 - Lubbock, TX - Lonestar Pavillion
Feb. 10 - Oklahoma, OK - Criterion
Feb. 11 - Albuquerque, NM - El Rey Theater
Feb. 13 - San Diego, CA - House of Blues
Feb. 14 - Anaheim, CA - House of Blues
Feb. 16 - Boise, ID - Revolution
Feb. 17 - Spokane, WA - Knitting Factory
Feb. 19 - Edmonton, AB - The Ranch
Feb. 20 - Grand Prairie, AB - Revolution Place Casino
Feb. 21 - Calgary, AB - Mac Hall
Feb. 23 - Winnipeg, MB - Burton Cummings Theatre
Feb. 24 - Minneapolis, MN - Skyway Theatre
Feb. 25 - Sioux City, IA - Anthem at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Feb. 27 - Joliet, IL - The Forge
March 01 - Baltimore, MD - Rams Head Live (Click here for tickets)
March 02 - Rochester, NY - The Dome
March 03 - Worcester, MA - Palladium
March 04 - Portland, ME - State Theater