Testament Announce South American Tour

Testament have confirmed seven dates for tour of Mexico and South America, which will kick off in September.

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San Francisco Bay Area thrash metal veterans Testament have confirmed the following dates for Mexico and South America:

09/04 - Santiago, Chile - Teatro Caupolican 09/05 - Buenos Aires, Argentina - Teatro Flores 09/06 - Sao Paulo, Brazil - CitiBank Hall 09/07 - Rio De Janeiro, Brazil - Circo Voador 09/09 - Curitiba, Brazil - Opera 1 09/12 - Monterrey, Mexico - Monterrey Arena 09/13 - Mexico City, Mexico - Cuervo Salon

On May 2, Testament kicked off its first North American headlining tour in support of 2008's critically acclaimed "The Formation Of Damnation". The trek also features Unearth and Lazarus A.d. For the tour, Testament is offering special VIP packages that include meet-and-greet opportunities, access to soundcheck, collectible laminate, an autographed poster, Testament music skins, a limited edition Testament messenger bag, and a chance to win a Dean Guitars Eric Peterson signature "Old Skull V" and Testament Darkstar skateboard.

Alex Skolnick will make an appearance at the National Guitar Workshop between June 27 and July 2 in McLean, Virginia.

The National Guitar Workshop is dedicated to bringing the best in music education to guitarists, bassists, keyboardists, drummers and vocalists regardless of style of music or level of ability. The NGW acclaimed faculty and world-renowned guest artists, combined with highly developed courses and supportive learning environment, foster meaningful experiences through performance instruction, jamming and master classes.

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HardTimes.ca has osted video footage of Testament's May 21, 2009 concert in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Watch it here.

Thanks for the report to Blabbermouth.net.

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    colm c
    They're gonna tour Mexico? Is that such a good idea with Swine Flu? Great band hope they come Back to Ireland!
    colm c : They're gonna tour Mexico? Is that such a good idea with Swine Flu? Great band hope they come Back to Ireland!
    The scientist stated that in some weeks the vacine will be developed, and Testament comes in September so it's ok. I saw them in 2007 but I'm definitely going again =D