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Monster Truck Set To Tour With Alice In Chains
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 Wednesday, March 05, 2014

Monster Truck is confirmed to appear with Alice in Chains for a run beginning on May 6 in North Charleston, SC at the North Charleston Coliseum. The quartet will make these eleven arena appearances alongside just confirmed festival performances at Welcome To Rockville in Jacksonville, FL (4/26), Sun Fest in West Palm Beach, FL (5/04) and Rock On The Range in Columbus, OH (5/18). The band has been touring extensively across the globe for the last year, and look poised to rise with the increased audience exposure.

This follows an extensive coast-to-coast tour with Alter Bridge through many of the major markets across the U.S. That 11-date tour will begin on April 14 in Dallas, TX and end on May 2 in Kansas City, MO.

Artists have long supported the rise of Monster Truck, and this heavy touring activity is a testament to their collective passion for the band. The relationship the band cultivated with singer Myles Kennedy, who enjoys a prolific career as front man in Slash's ensemble as well as being the vocalist of Alter Bridge, was the primary driver in delivering the April run. Monster Truck toured extensively with Slash in 2013. Alice In Chains Mike Inez offers, "Monster Truck is the real deal. Familiar. Comfortable. Like an old pair of gig boots or sweaty pig sex with an ex girlfriend. I wish them all the success in the World, but it's not ALL because they are such great human beings and hardworking guys. It is for a totally selfish reason too. I just wanna jam the fuck out with 'em again sometime! Cya out there on the road fellas."

The debut single "Sweet Mountain River" received substantial support in the U.S. from rock stations across the country. In Canada, the song achieved the milestone of becoming #1 at the Active Rock, and Mainstream Rock, for eight consecutive weeks. The follow-up track, "The Lion" stood at the top of the Canadian rock charts for six weeks, with the song impacting U.S. rock radio now.

    Alter Bridge dates include:
  • 4/14 Dallas, TX House of Blues
  • 4/15 Houston, TX House of Blues
  • 4/17 Biloxi, MS Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
  • 4/18 Destin, FL Club L.A. *
  • 4/19 Atlanta, GA Tabernacle
  • 4/21 Baltimore, MD Rams Head
  • 4/22 Boston, MA Royale
  • 4/24 New York, NY Best Buy Theater
  • 4/28 Chicago, IL House of Blues
  • 4/29 Chicago, IL House of Blues
  • 5/01 Minneapolis, MN First Avenue
  • 5/02 Kansas, MO The Arvest Bank Theatre
  • * Radio Station Festival / WZLB
  • Alice In Chains Appearances:
  • 5/06 North Charleston, SC North Charleston Coliseum
  • 5/07 Raleigh, NC Progress Energy Performing Arts
  • 5/09 Atlantic City, NJ Ovation Hall
  • 5/10 Mashantucket, CT Foxwoods Casino Arena
  • 5/12 Syracuse, NY Landmark Theatre
  • 5/13 Reading, PA Sovereign Performing Arts Center
  • 5/14 Roanoke, VA Roanoke Performing Arts Theatre
  • 5/16 Huntington, WV The Big Sandy Superstore Arena
  • 5/17 Cincinnati, OH Horseshoe Casino
  • 5/19 Cleveland, OH Jacobs Pavilion at Nautica
  • 5/20 Battle Creek, MI Kellogg Arena
  • Festival Appearances:
  • 4/26 Jacksonville, FL Welcome To Rockville
  • 5/04 West Palm Beach, FL Sun Fest
  • 5/18 Columbus, OH Rock On The Range

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