Prog-metal quintet Protest The Hero have announced a tour of North America in support of their upcoming third album "Scurrilous", out March 22nd via Underground Operations (in Canada) and Vagrant Records (in the USA). The full list of concert dates is as follows:
03/23 - Stages, Kingston, ON 03/24 - Capital Music Hall, Ottawa, ON 03/25 - Le National, Montreal, QC 03/26 - The Green Bottle, Oshawa, ON 03/27 - The Mansion, Barrie, ON 03/29 - Crocks, Thunder Bay, ON 03/30 - WECC, Winnipeg, MB 03/31 - Agri Pavillion, SK 04/01 - Avenue, Edmonton, AB 04/02 - The Gate/SAIT, Calgary, AB 04/04 - Abby Arts Centre, Abbotsford, BC 04/05 - Corazon, Seattle WA 04/06 - Branx, Portland, OR 04/08 - Slim's, San Fransisco, CA 04/09 - Soma Side Stage, San Diego, CA 04/10 - The Troubadour, Los Angeles, CA 04/11 - Chain Reaction, Anaheim, CA 04/12 - Nile Theater, Pheonix, AZ 04/14 - Area 702, Las Vegas, NV 04/15 - Avalon, Salt Lake City, UT 04/16 - Marquis Theater, Denver, CO 04/18 - Emo's Outside, Austin, TX 04/19 - Warehouse Live, Houston, TX 04/20 - The Door, Dallas, TX 04/22 - The Social, Orlando, FL 04/23 - Masquerade Downstairs, Atlanta, GA 04/24 - Greene Street Club, Greensboro, NC 04/26 - Magic Stick, Detroit, MI 04/27 - Bottom Lounge, Chicago, IL 04/29 - Grog Shop, Cleveland, OH 04/30 - Ottobar, Baltimore, MD 03/01 - Palladium Upstairs, Worcester, MA 03/03 - Gramercy Theater, New York, NY 03/04 - The Trocadero, Philadelphia, PA 03/06 - Sound Academy, Toronto, ON 03/07 - London Music Hall, London, ON 03/08 - Encore Bar, Chatham, ON 03/09 - Wax Nightclub, Kitchener, ON 03/11 - Studio Theatre, Hamilton, ON 03/12 - L3 Nightclub, St. Catherines, ON
Support acts for the tour include Maylene and the Sons of Disaster and Tesseract. Pre-sale tickets for Canadian dates are available at www.getmusic.ca/pthtickets while USA tickets can be found at this location.
The tour is set to begin the day after the release of "Scurrilous", whose lead single can be heard on the band's MySpace page. The band also plan to embark on a world tour sometime this fall.