Sabaton and Kreator announce 2018 North American co-headlining trek
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German thrash metal band Kreator and Swedish power metal group Sabaton have played together on numerous festivals overseas over the years, but the two acts have never hit the road together. Next year, they're set to embark on a massive co-headlining trek across North America.

Announced yesterday, the tour will kick off on Feb. 8 in Phoenix, Ariz., and it will includes stops at The Showbox in Seattle on Feb. 13, The Gothic Theater in Denver on Feb. 21, and The Truman in Kansas City on Feb. 22. Tickets for this trek, which includes a slew of dates in Canada, will go on sale to the general public this Friday (Nov. 3) at 10 a.m. local time. You can check out the full tour routing below.

Kreator are on the road promoting their latest studio album Gods of Violence, which peaked at number one on the Heatseekers Albums chart, number five on the Tastemakers Albums chart, number six on the Hard Rock Albums chart, number eight on the Independent Albums chart. Sabaton are plugging their concept record The Last Stand, which peaked at number two on the Hard Rock Albums chart, number five on the Top Rock Albums chart, and number 63 on the Billboard Top 200 chart. 

Sabaton, Kreator tour dates

Feb. 8 – Phoenix, AZ – The Van Buren
Feb. 9 – Los Angeles, CA – The Wiltern
Feb. 10 – San Francisco, CA – The UC Theater
Feb. 12 – Portland, OR – Wonder Ballroom
Feb. 13 – Seattle, WA – Showbox (buy tickets here)
Feb. 14 – Vancouver, BC – The Vogue Theater
Feb. 16 – Edmonton, AB – Union Hall
Feb. 17 – Calgary, AB – The Palace
Feb. 19 – Boise, ID – Revolution
Feb. 21 – Denver, CO – The Gothic Theater (buy tickets here)
Feb. 22 – Kansas City, MO – The Truman (buy tickets here)
Feb. 23 – Minneapolis, MN – The Myth
Feb. 24 – Madison, WI – Orpheum
Feb. 26 – Grand Rapids, MI – 20 Monroe
Feb. 27 – Chicago, IL – House Of Blues
March 1 – Toronto, ON – The Phoenix
March 2 – Montreal, QC – Metropolis
March 3 – Boston, MA – House Of Blues
March 4 – Huntington, NY – The Paramount Theater
March 6 – Philadelphia, PA – The Fillmore
March 7 – Silver Spring, MD – The Fillmore
March 8 – Raleigh, NC – The Ritz
March 9 – Atlanta, GA – Buckhead Theatre
March 10 – Tampa, FL – Jannus Landing