Feb. 22, 2016) – DISTURBED and BREAKING BENJAMIN revealed today details including dates and venues for their co-headlining summer amphitheater tour. Produced by Live Nation, the two bands will kick off their tour on July 9, 2016 in Syracuse, NY at Lakeview Amphitheater and will stop in cities throughout North America including Albuquerque on August 17 at Isleta Amphitheater. Alter Bridge and Saint Asonia will join the tour as special guests. Presented locally by 94Rock. Tickets go on sale starting Friday, Feb. 26 at www.livenation.com
* In addition to regular Disturbed & Breaking Benjamin single ticket options, fans in ALBUQUERQUE will have access to a special 3-show 94 ROCK TICKET TO ROCK which will include a lawn ticket to each of the following three shows at ISLETA AMPHITHEATER: Disturbed & Breaking Benjamin; Slipknot with Marilyn Manson 6/19; Korn & Rob Zombie 7/22. The 3-show 94 ROCK TICKET TO ROCK will go on sale coinciding with the Disturbed & Breaking Benjamin on sale THIS FRIDAY. For more information visit http://www.ticketmaster.com/promo/cfolxo
David Draiman of Disturbed joined Breaking Benjamin on stage at their concert at New York City’s Irving Plaza on Thurs., Feb. 4. to perform the David Bowie and Queen classic, “Under Pressure.” Check out their performance here: https://youtu.be/-5MN2ztstcI
Formed in Chicago in 1996, the multi-platinum Disturbed – David Draiman [vocals], Dan Donegan [guitar], Mike Wengren [drums], and John Moyer [bass] – have sold over 15 million albums globally and scored eleven No. 1 singles at Active Rock Radio. Their quadruple-platinum 2000 debut The Sickness formally announced their arrival as hard rock leaders, with that status solidified by their subsequent Grammy Award nomination as well as gold-, platinum- and double platinum-certified records. Immortalized marked the end of the group’s 4-year hiatus and became their fifth consecutive album to debut at #1 on the Billboard Top 200, a rare feat achieve by only one other hard rock band in the history of the chart: Metallica. Disturbed’s current single, their haunting take on the Simon & Garfunkel classic “The Sound of Silence” is #1 rock song on iTunes and has been in the Top 10 iTunes video chart for over a month, alongside the likes of Adele and Taylor Swift. The stunning black-and-white video has now surpassed 12 million views on YouTube, and the song is rapidly making its way to the top of the Rock Radio chart, following in the footsteps of recent No. 1 singles “The Vengeful One” and “The Light.”
Multi-platinum band Breaking Benjamin has amassed a sizeable and diehard fan base, both through their chart-topping music, as well as their electrifying live performances. Their latest release, Dark Before Dawn, released June 24 2015, debuted #1 on Billboard’s Top 200 chart and spun off two No. 1 rock tracks, “Failure” and “Angels Fall.” “Failure” was also named the most played song at Active Rock for 2015. Their discography includes 2002’s Saturate, 2004’s We Are Not Alone, 2006’s Phobia, and 2009’s Dear Agony. The second two—We Are Not Alone and Phobia— being certified Platinum. We Are Not Alone spawned a pair of No. 1 radio hits (“So Cold” and “Sooner Or Later”) and sold 2.3 million units (albums and digital tracks). Phobia debuted at No. 2 on Billboard’s Top 200, hit No. 1 on the Rock Album Chart and was one of the top 50 selling rock albums of 2006. It featured one No. 1 and two Top 5 rock radio hits (“Breath,” “Diary of Jane” and “Until The End”) and sold 2.8 million units (albums and digital tracks). 2009’s Dear Agony debuted #4 on the Billboard Top 200 chart on one of the busiest release days of the year and #1 on the iTunes Rock Album Chart. Dear Agony also spun off the platinum selling and #1 song Active Rock single “I Will Not Bow” where it stayed #1 for five weeks straight while the album itself was certified Gold, selling over 500K copies.
Alter Bridge burst onto the music scene in 2004 with the release of their gold-selling debut, One Day Remains. In 2007, the band released Blackbird, the album that elevated the band’s profile worldwide. The epic solo in the title track “Blackbird” was voted “Greatest Guitar Solo Of All Time” by Guitarist Magazine. ABIII was released in 2010 and the single “Isolation” gave the band their first #1 single. Alter Bridge released their fourth album, Fortress, in 2013 and is currently in studio working on their next release. Alter Bridge is Myles Kennedy, Mark Tremonti, Brian Marshall and Scott Phillips. For the latest, visit www.alterbridge.com
Saint Asonia featuring two of the biggest forces in rock radio over the past decade, Adam Gontier (formerly of Three Days Grace) and Mike Mushok (of Staind), along with band mates Corey Lowery (Stuck Mojo) and Rich Beddoe (Finger Eleven) released their self-titled album on RCA Records on July 31,2015.
The album debuted #13 overall on the SoundScan Album Sales Chart and #1 on Billboard’s Hard Rock Album Chart. Their single “Better Place” has already reached Top 10 at Active Rock in the U.S and Top 10 on the Canadian Rock charts. In addition, SAINT ASONIA won Loudwire’s Best New Artist of 2015. For a complete list of SA’s tour dates and band news visit: www.saintasonia.com