Gojira to support Metallica

Fresh off the heels of their successful and critically acclaimed first US headlining tour, French metal act, Gojira, have been tapped by Metallica to support the first half of their North American fall tour in September and October, along with Lamb of God. The band will also be headlining their own shows between Metallica dates.

Gojira vocalist/guitarist, Joseph Duplantier commented, “Metallica has invited us to open for them on the first part of their North American tour this fall. Fifteen shows around US and Canada with Lamb Of God as main support. Metallica has been our main influence since we started playing music, and we can say that this announcement is a dream come true.”

Sep. 14 – Nashville, TN – Sommet Center
Sep. 15 – Cincinnati, OH – US Bank Arena
Sep. 17 – Indianapolis, IN – Conseco Fieldhouse
Sep. 19 – Montreal, QC – Bell Centre
Sep. 20- Montreal, QC – Bell Centre
Sep. 28 – San Antonio, TX – AT&T Center
Sep. 29 – Dallas, TX – American Airlines Center
Oct. 01 – Ft. Lauderdale, FL – Bank Atlantic Center
Oct. 03 – Tampa, FL – St. Pete Times Forum
Oct. 04 – Atlanta, GA – Phillips Arena
Oct. 12 – Winnipeg, MB – MTS Centre
Oct. 13 – Minneapolis, MN – Target Center
Oct. 15 – Cleveland, OH – Quicken Loans Arena
Oct. 17 – Charlottesville, VA – JPJ Arena
Oct. 18 – Charlotte, NC – Charlotte Bobcats Arena

Gojira’s latest album, “The Way of All Flesh,” debuted at number 138 on Billboard and number 1 on Billboard’s new artist chart. Their album, “From Mars to Sirius,” was recently named one of the “21 Best Metal Albums of the 21st Century,” by MetalSucks.com. The band has toured North America with Lamb of God, Children of Bodom, In Flames, Machine Head, Trivium and Behemoth, among others.

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