Judas Priest announces The Invincible Shield Tour – News

Judas Priest announces The Invincible Shield Tour

Heavy metal titans Judas Priest have announced their Invincible Shield Tour with special guest Sabaton. The all-time greats will take over the US this spring with 14 shows. Produced by Live Nation, the tour kicks off on April 18, 2024 at Toyota Oakdale Theatre in Wallingford, CT, making stops in Reading, PA; Boston, MA; Rosemont, IL; Washington, DC and more before wrapping up in Syracuse, NY at Empower Federal Credit Union Amphitheater at Lakeview on May 22, 2024. Full ticketing and tour dates are available below. Metalheads are in for the show of a lifetime, as few rock or metal acts remain as much of a must-see live attraction as Judas Priest!

On Friday, November 17 Judas Priest released β€˜Trial By Fire,” the second song from their highly-anticipated new album Invincible Shield, after the acclaimed lead single “Panic Attack,” and is available for pre-order here. Tickets are available, and can be purchased here.

Invincible Shield Tour Dates:4/18/24: Wallingford, CT – Toyota Oakdale Theatre4/19/24: Newark, NJ – Prudential Center4/21/24: Reading, PA – Santander Arena4/24/24: Bangor, ME – Cross Insurance Center4/25/24: Boston, MA – MGM Music Hall at Fenway4/27/24: Youngstown, OH – Covelli Center*4/28/24: Indianapolis, IN – Everwise Amphitheater at White River5/1/24: Rosemont, IL – Rosemont Theatre5/2/24: Minneapolis, MN – The Armory5/4/24: Kalamazoo, MI – Wings Event Center*5/5/24: Maryland Heights, MO – St Louis Music Park5/7/24: Huntsville, AL – VBC Propst Arena*5/9/24: Daytona, FL – Welcome to Rockville^5/11/24: Alpharetta, GA – Ameris Bank Amphitheatre5/12/24: Mobile, AL – Mobile Civic Center Arena*5/14/24: Charlotte, NC – PNC Music Pavilion5/17/24: Evansville, IN – Ford Center*5/19/24: Washington, DC –The Theater at MGM National Harbor5/21/24: Albany, NY – MVP Arena5/22/24: Syracuse, NY – Empower Federal Credit Union Amphitheater at Lakeview*Not a Live Nation Date^Festival Performance

About Judas Priest:Judas Priest, a powerhouse in the world of heavy metal, has spent over 50 years crafting a legendary career. Emerging from Birmingham in 1969, their impact and influence in the genre remain unparalleled. The band originally solidified their place in music history with iconic albums like Sad Wings of Destiny and Sin After Sin known for metal anthems like “Sinner” and “Hell Bent for Leather” while pioneering the leather-and-studs image now synonymous with the metal culture.The ’80s marked their pinnacle with classic albums British Steel, Screaming for Vengeance, and Defenders of the Faith, generating timeless hits like “Breaking the Law.” Despite lineup changes and various challenges, the band’s resilience remained unwavering. In 2018, Rob Halford, Glenn Tipton, Richie Faulkner, Ian Hill, and Scott Travis released Firepower, which soared as one of their most successful albums, backed by an extensive global tour.Amid health setbacks and the pandemic, they persevered with a 50th-anniversary tour and a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction. Preparing for the release of their 19th studio album, Invincible Shield and a headlining performance at the 2023 PowerTrip Music Festival, Judas Priest’s unwavering dedication to spreading their heavy metal legacy continues, promising to rock on into 2024 and beyond.