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Jimmy Eat World, Taking Back Sunday To Tour
Modern rock acts Jimmy Eat World and Taking Back Sunday will co-headline a spring North American tour, beginning April 10 in Champaign, Ill. Although the itinerary has yet to be nailed down, the tourModern rock acts Jimmy Eat World and Taking Back Sunday will co-headline a spring North American tour, beginning April 10 in Champaign, Ill. Although the itinerary has yet to be nailed down, the tour is expected to visit more than 20 cities, including Atlanta, Denver, Las Vegas, Los Angeles and New Orleans, before wrapping in May.
Jimmy Eat World will be out behind its late 2004 Interscope album, "Futures," which debuted at No. 6 on The Billboard 200 and has sold 421,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The group has two singles in the top 15 of Billboard's Modern Rock Tracks chart, with "Pain" at No. 8 in its 23rd week and "Work" at No. 14 in its eighth.
Taking Back Sunday's latest Victory album, 2004's "Where You Want To Be," debuted at No. 3 on The Billboard 200 and has shifted 566,000 copies to date. The group's first single to reach the Modern Rock Tracks list, "A Decade Under the Influence," peaked at No. 16.
After the tour, both bands will open for Green Day during its June 18-19 run at London's Milton Keynes Bowl. Beforehand, Jimmy Eat World will be on the road in Europe and Japan before the North American run, beginning Feb. 25 in Milan.