Published: Dec 7, 2015

DAWSON CREEKMEGADETH has announced today the details for the North American leg of their Dystopia World Tour, which will kick of in Dallas, TX on February 20, 2016. The North American leg will take them across the U.S, visiting 12 states and throughout Canada.


Tickets will be available for purchase on Friday, December 11 at 10 a.m. MST.  Tickets are priced at $65.50 plus applicable fees.  Tickets may be purchased online at by phone at 1-877-339-8499, and in person at the 2 Tiger Box Office Plus locations at the Encana Events Centre and at Tiger Printing & Stationers.


There will also be an exclusive pre-sale for MEGADETH fan club members on December 8 at 10:00 am local time with details also available at


MEGADETH will be on tour in support of their new album Dystopia being released on Universal Music Enterprises /Tradecraft / T-Boy Records on January 22, 2016. Along with band visionary Dave Mustaine at the helm, MEGADETH’s current touring lineup will be Kiko Loureiro (formerly of Angra) on guitar, David “Junior” Ellefson on bass, and drummer Chris Adler (Lamb of God), all of who are featured on the new album. 


Joining MEGADETH on the North American leg of the Dystopia World Tour are very special guests Suicidal Tendencies, Children of Bodom and Havok.


Dystopia World Tour North American Dates are as follows:


Feb 20   South Side Ballroom                                                             Dallas, TX

Feb 21   Bayou Music Center                                                             Houston, TX

Feb 23   Fillmore Auditorium                                                             Denver, CO

Feb 24   The Complex                                                                         Salt Lake City, UT

Feb 26   The Pearl                                                                                Las Vegas, NV

Feb 27   Comerica Theatre                                                                 Phoenix, AZ

Feb 28   The Hollywood Palladium                                                    Hollywood, CA

Feb 29   Warfield Theatre                                                                  San Francisco, CA

Mar 2     The Republik                                                                         Honolulu, HI*

Mar 3     The Republik                                                                         Honolulu, HI*

Mar 5     South Okanagan Events Centre                                         Penticton, BC

Mar 6     Grey Eagle Event Centre                                                     Calgary, AB

Mar 8     Encana Events Centre                         Dawson Creek, BC

Mar 9     Rexall Place                                                                           Edmonton, AB (on sale 12/18)

Mar 10   Mosaic Place                                                                         Moose Jaw, SK (on sale 12/18)

Mar 13   Aragon Ballroom                                                                  Chicago, IL

Mar 15   Rapid Theatre                                                                       Niagara Falls, NY

Mar 16   Terminal 5                                                                             New York, NY

Mar 17   Terminal 5                                                                             New York, NY

Mar 19   Sands Bethlehem Event Center                                         Bethlehem, PA

Mar 20   Electric Factory                                                                    Philadelphia, PA (on sale 12/12)

Mar 21   House of Blues                                                                     Boston, MA

Mar 23   Cross Insurance Center                                                      Bangor ME

Mar 24   Videotron Centre                                                                 Quebec City, Canada


*Suicidal Tendencies, Children of Bodom and Havok will not be on these dates.



In addition to the Dystopia World Tour, MEGADETH will also be making special festival appearances. Go to for ticketing info and up-to-date information. Festival Dates Include:


Apr 30 - May 1 Fort Rock                                                                                   Ft. Myers, FL (on sale 12/21)

Apr 30 - May 1 Welcome to Rockville                                                             Jacksonville, FL (on sale 12/21)

May 6 - 8          Rock City Campgrounds                                                           Concord, NC (on sale 12/11)

May 20- 22       “Rock On The Range² MAPFRE Stadium                Columbus OH (on sale now)

May 26             Badlands Pawn                                                                           Sioux Falls, SD (on sale now)             


MEGADETH burst onto the scene thirty years ago, virtually inventing a genre with their debut album Killing Is My Business… And Business Is Good! (recently recognized by VH1 as the Greatest Thrash Metal Debut Album of All Time) sold more than 38 million albums worldwide, earning numerous accolades including 11 Grammy® nominations, scoring five consecutive platinum albums—including 1992’s two-million-selling Countdown to Extinction.


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