Deftones/Godsmack Power Up For Tour

California hard rockers the Deftones will set off on a North American tour this summer with fellow heavy rock act Godsmack. The full itinerary is not yet confirmed, but dates currently begin July 13 i

California hard rockers the Deftones will set off on a North American tour this summer with fellow heavy rock act Godsmack. The full itinerary is not yet confirmed, but dates currently begin July 13 in George, Wash., and run through Sept. 1 in Wantagh, N.Y. The trek is scheduled to encompass more than 40 shows.

The Deftones are out in support of last year's "White Pony" (Maverick), which features the rock airplay hits "Change (In the House of Flies)" and "Digital Bath." The set also sported the song "Elite," which won a Grammy for best metal performance.

Godsmack are touring behind "Awake" (Republic/Universal), which is No. 73 on The Billboard 200. The group has two songs in the top-10 of Billboard's Mainstream Rock Tracks tally: "Greed" (No. 3) and "Awake" (No. 8). Before the tour, both Godsmack and the Deftones will be in Europe for assorted festival dates.

Here are the Deftones/Godsmack confirmed tour dates:
July 13: George, Wash. (Gorge Amphitheater)
July 31: New Orleans (New Orleans Arena)
Aug. 13: Minneapolis (Target Center)
Aug. 15: Indianapolis (Verizon Wireless Amphitheater)
Aug. 17: Cincinnati (Riverbend Music Amphitheater)
Aug. 18: East Troy, Wis. (Alpine Valley Music Theatre)
Aug. 20: Detroit (Pine Knob)
Aug. 23: Hartford, Conn. (Meadows Music Theatre)
Aug. 24: Boston (Tweeter Center)
Aug. 29: Holmdel, N.J. (PNC Bank Arts Center)
Aug. 31: Saratoga Springs, N.Y. (Performing Arts Center)
Sept. 1: Wantagh, N.Y. (Jones Beach)