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The Moshville Times

Skillet anounce “The Unleashed Tour” for Europe and Russia

Skillet 2016 tourGrammy-nominated rockers Skillet have expanded “The Unleashed Tour” with additional stops throughout Europe and Russia this Fall. The new string of dates will kick off on November 6th in Paris, France and take the band through Europe and Russia before ending on December 9th at the Koko in London. Red Sun Rising will be joining the band on the international tour.

The tour is in support of Skillet’s first album in three years, Unleashed (Review coming soon!), which will be released on August 5th .  Tickets and VIP Packages are now open to the public and available for the US Tour dates here and for European/Russian dates here.

Unleashed is the follow up to the band’s critically acclaimed, gold-certified 2013 release, Rise. Revolver Magazine recently raved, “…the latest is a gut-punch…” Those who have pre-ordered the album have already received ‘Feel Invincible,’ ‘Back From The Dead’ and ‘Stars’ from the upcoming release.  Another track, ‘I Want To Live,; has just been made available as an instant download. The 12-track album, still available for pre-order via all digital retailers including iTunes and Amazon. The first single “Feel Invincible” has been moving up the charts now and has been viewed over 6-million times on YouTube.

Akron, OH’s Red Sun Rising will provide support for dates in Europe and Russia. Additional information about the tour is available on the band’s website.

Skillet has cemented its place as one of the 21st century’s most successful rock bands. Selling more than 11 million units worldwide, the Wisconsin quartet have received two GRAMMY® Award nominations and won a Billboard Music Award for the platinum-certified Awake. Their double-platinum single “Monster” is “the eighth most-streamed rock song of 2015” with a total of 57 million plays (and counting) on Spotify and would earn the distinction of becoming “the best-selling digital single in the history of Christian Music.”  2013’s Rise bowed at #4 on the Billboard Top 200 upon release, received resounding and eclectic acclaim from the likes of USA Today, New York Times, Revolver Loudwire, etc. and was recently certified gold by the RIAA.
SKILLET Tour  Dates

6th Paris, France – Elysee Montmatre
7th Cologne, Germany – Live Hall
8th Antwerp, Belgium – Trix
10th  Utrecht, Netherlands – Tivoli
12th Hamburg, Germany – Docks
13th Copenhagen, Denmark – Amager Bio
14th Aarhus, Denmark – Voxhall
16th Gothenburg, Sweden – Sticky Fingers KB*
18th Stockholm, Sweden – Fryshuset Klubben*
20th Tampere, Finland – Tullikamari*
22nd St. Petersburg, Russia – A2 Green Concert
23rd Moscow, Russia – Park of Legends
27th Warsaw, Poland – Stodola
28th Krakow, Poland – Kwadrat
30th Brno, Czech Republic – Semilasso

2nd Vienna, Austria – Arena
3rd Budapest, Hungary – The Akvarium
4th Prague, Czech Republic – Mala Sportovni Hala
6th Stuttgart, Germany – LKA
7th Zurich, Switzerland – X-Tra
8th Luxembourg – Rockhal*
9th London, UK – Koko

*Red Sun Rising will not be performing in these markets

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