Shinedown & Breaking Benjamin Announce Co-Headlining Fall Dates

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Benjamin Burnley of Breaking Benjamin performs at day 3 of Rocklahoma 2015 on May 24, 2015 in Pryor, Oklahoma. 

A couple of top-selling rock bands are hitting the road together this fall. Today (Aug. 10), Breaking Benjamin and Shinedown announced a joint tour, beginning Oct. 16 at Wichita, Kan.’s Intrust Arena.

The tour runs over a month -- through Nov. 24 -- and hits a variety of arenas and amphitheaters across the United States, with the two bands splitting headlining duties. 

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It’s good timing for both bands; Breaking Benjamin released its latest album Dark Before Dawn on June 23, and Shinedown’s next disc, Threat to Survival, is due Sept. 18. 

According to a press release, “limited pre-sale tickets” will be made available to fan club members tomorrow (Aug. 11). For details, head over to Shinedown's official fan club site and Breaking Benjamin's official site.

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Breaking Benjamin’s latest moved 141,000 equivalent album units in the week ending June 28, according to Nielsen Music. Of that sum, 135,000 were pure album sales -- the group’s best week ever, and good for a debut atop the Billboard 200 albums chart. Meanwhile, Shinedown’s new single “Cut the Cord” currently sits atop the Mainstream Rock Songs chart. 

Here are the tour dates: 

Oct. 16: Wichita, KS (Intrust Arena)
Oct. 18: Lubbock, TX (Lonestar Amphitheater)
Oct. 20: Rio Rancho, NM (Santa Ana Star Center)
Oct. 21: Phoenix, AZ  (KUPD Festival @ Mesa Amphitheater)
Oct. 22: Las Vegas, NV  (The Joint)
Oct. 24: Sacramento, CA  (Monster Energy Aftershock 2015)
Oct. 26: Everett, WA  (Xfinity Center)
Oct. 27: Kennewick, WA (Toyota Center)
Oct. 29: Bozeman, MT (Brick Breedan Fieldhouse)
Oct. 30: Salt Lake City, UT (Maverick Center)
Oct. 31: Broomfield, CO (1st Bank Events Center)
Nov. 2: Sioux Falls, SD (Denny Sanford Premier Center)
Nov. 4: Cedar Rapids, IA  (US Cellular Center)
Nov. 6: Peoria, IL Peoria (CivicCenter)
Nov. 7: Youngstown, OH (Covelli Center)
Nov. 8: Salem, VA (Salem Center)
Nov. 10: Knoxville, TN (Knoxville Coliseum)
Nov. 11: Huntsville, AL (Von Braun Center)
Nov. 13: Nashville, TN (Bridgestone Arena)
Nov. 14: Little Rock, AR (Verizon Center)
Nov. 15: Cape Girardeau, MO (Show Me Center)
Nov. 17: Fayetteville, NC (Crown Center Coliseum)
Nov. 19: Uncasville, CT (Mohegan Sun Arena)
Nov. 20: St. College, PA (Bryce Jordan Center)
Nov. 21: Huntington, WV (Big Sandy Arena)
Nov. 23: Albany, NY (Time Union Center)
Nov. 24: Portland, ME (Cross Insurance Arena)


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