PAPA ROACH ANNOUNCE SECOND LEG FOR “RAID THE NATION” SPRING US TOUR

PAPA ROACH To Headline 2nd Leg With Support ESCAPE THE FATE and POP EVIL Beginning May 12th in Kearney, NE

Tickets For 1st Leg with Finger Eleven On Sale Now

Tickets For Second Leg with Escape the Fate On Sale This Weekend

UPDATE – March 16, 2011 – Los Angeles, CA – Following the announcement last week of their headlining “Raid the Nation” Tour, Papa Roach have announced a 2nd leg of the tour. With the first leg beginning on April 25th in Anaheim, CA with support from Finger Eleven and Pop Evil, the band will be beginning their 2nd leg on May 12th in Kearney, NE with support from Escape the Fate and Pop Evil (please see below for tour dates). Papa Roach will perform hits including the current single “Burn,” which moved Top 5 this week on the active rock radio chart. Tickets for the 1st leg with Finger Eleven are on sale now and the second leg with Escape the Fate goes on sale this weekend at www.paparoach.com.

Papa Roach front man Jacoby Shaddix says, “We’re super stoked to share the stage with two great rock bands.  We’ve been wanting to tour with Escape the Fate for a while and we were finally able to put it together so here we go.  Let’s raid the nation bitches.”

As the common denominator for some of the most successful rock tours and festivals worldwide in recent years, Papa Roach has been dubbed “this generation’s great live rock band” by fans and critics across the globe and has become known for their electrifying and explosive live shows.

With their feet firmly planted in over 10 years of multi-format success, Papa Roach’sTime For Annihilation…On the Record and On the Road (Released August 31st via Eleven Seven Music) debuted as the #1 Independent Rock, #23 Top 200, #4 Hard Rock and #5 Alternative Album on Billboard’s charts.  The New York Post proclaimed “Papa’s On Fire” and hailed Time For Annihilation…On The Record and On The Road as one of the “most appealing concept albums of the year.”  The album’s lead single, “Kick in the Teeth” remained in the Top 10 at the Active Rock radio format for over 4-weeks straight. The album is a unique hybrid listening experience, which showcases live renditions of past hits as well as five new studio tracks produced by David Bendeth (Paramore, Breaking Benjamin, The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus).

With the release of this record, the band continued their long-term commitment to WhyHunger, raising funds and awareness for hunger and homelessness worldwide.  The band included a hidden track on the record, a first in philanthropy, to encourage fans to text to donate as they do live in concert.  In addition, the band visited the Los Angeles Mission (Los Angeles, CA) and the Yorkville Common Pantry (New York, NY) food banks as volunteers to celebrate their album release and continued partnership with WhyHunger.

“Raid the Nation” Tour Dates with Finger Eleven and Pop Evil:

April

23; Mesa, AZ; KUPD Ufest, Quail Park Run
25; Anaheim, CA; House of Blues
26; Los Angeles, CA; House of Blues
27; Santa Clara, CA; Avalon
29; Spokane, WA; Knitting Factory
30; Portland, OR; Roseland Theatre

May

1; Seattle, WA; Showbox Sodo

3; Boise, ID; Knitting Factory
5; Chico, CA; Senator Theatre
7; Las Vegas, NV; Downtown Freemont East
9; Albuquerque, NM; Sunshine Theatre

Second Leg with Escape the Fate and Pop Evil:

May

12; Kearney, NE; Kearney Events Center (Also with Finger Eleven)
17; Saginaw, MI; The Dow Theater
18; Ft Wayne, IN; Piere’s
24; Clifton Park, NY; Northern Lights
25; Watertown, NY; Watertown Fairgrounds Arena

Additional Tour Dates:

May

13; Sioux Falls, SD; The Vault (With Halestorm, Pop Evil & PR Pro)

14; Kansas City, MO; Liberty Memorial Park – RockFest
20; Providence, RI; Lupo’s at The Strand

22; Camden, NJ; Susquehanna Bank Center – MMR-B-Q

28; Little Rock, AR; Riverfest

29; Pryor, OK; Rocklahoma

**Additional dates to be announced

For more information on Papa Roach, please visit www.paparoach.com/.

Follow Papa Roach on Twitter at http://twitter.com/PAPAROACH.

Like Papa Roach on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/paparoach.

 

 

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