Opening acts announced for the Anthrax and Killswitch Engage 'Killthrax Tour'
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Even when the first details were announced about the co-headlining tour between thrash masters Anthrax and metalcore forefathers Killswitch Engage, it was automatically one of the most anticipated events of 2017. But now, we're learning more and more about how the "KillThrax Tour" is going to go down and it's almost more awesome that metal lovers could have wished for. 

Presented by SiriusXM, the KillThrax Tour will begin this spring, steamrolling almost 30 dates in North America, and will also include an April 15 appearance at the Texas Independence Festival in Austin in addition to each band headlining two solo shows separate from the double bill.

Kicking things off on March 29 and snaking through the U.S. and Canada before wrapping things up on May 7, Anthrax and Killswitch Engage will also be bringing along the dynamic metalcore until The Devil Wears Prada as direct support on all dates. But as abundantly metal as all that is, it's not all! Hatebreed frontman, Jamey Jasta, will come out for the first 10 shows of the tour to play solo as, simply, Jasta. These shows will also include the two Killswitch Engage headline shows that do not feature Anthrax. And then after those initial dates with Jasta, heavy metal newcomers, Code Orange, will open on all dates thereafter. 

Whether you see one of the co-headlining dates, Anthrax sans Killswitch Engage, Killswitch Engage sans Anthrax, or a combination thereof - you need to get yourself to at least one of these shows this spring. Click here now for a list of tour dates and ticket information.