ATREYU TO HEADLINE 39CONGREGATION OF THE DAMNED39 TOUR

August 23, 2010

Fresh off their triumphant run headlining the second stage of this year's Mayhem Festival, ATREYU have announced that they'll headline their own "Congregation of the Damned" Tour, a speaker-shattering roadshow set to begin October 20th at the House of Blues in Anaheim, CA. The tour, which is being sponsored in part by Monster Energy Drink, will see Atreyu topping a bill that features heavy hitters Bless The Fall, Chiodos, Architects (UK) and Endless Hallway.
 
After months of international main stage festival performances including Download, Grasspop, among others,  the "Congregation of the Damned" Tour gives fans a chance to experience Atreyu in an intimate club setting. "It's gonna be a blast," says frontman Alex Varkatzas. "We're looking forward to hitting the road with some of our favorite bands and breaking out a few surprises from our catalog." Adds drummer/vocalist Brandon Saller, "We're ecstatic to be headlining again and to have the opportunity to give the fans a full-blown Atreyu show. We're looking forward to playing songs from the new album, as well as the classics and some rare gems that have been gathering dust. Get ready to party."
 
While they await the tour's launch, fans can whet their appetite for an Atreyu live show with "Gallows," a raw, in-your-face music video featuring the band in action. The clip can be viewed here.
 
After the "Congregation of the Damned" tour, Atreyu will head overseas for a string of UK dates with Bullet For My Valentine and Bring Me The Horizon beginning December 6th (see itinerary below), to be followed by a special Australian tour (details to be announced tomorrow on the band's official website, atreyurock.com).
 
Atreyu is touring in support of Congregation of the Damned, which came out in October 2009 and debuted at #18 on the Billboard Top 200 Album chart. It was recently announced that "Ravenous," one of the album's most electrifying tracks, will be featured in Guitar Hero Warriors of Rock and Guitar Hero Warriors of Rock mobile.
 
Don't miss your chance to catch Atreyu live. Dates are as follows:
 
DATE                                                 CITY                                              VENUE
Oct 20                                                Anaheim, CA                                House  of Blues
Oct 21                                                San Francisco, CA                       The Regency
Oct 22                                                Portland, OR                                 Roseland Theater
Oct 23                                                Boise, ID                                       Knitting Factory
Oct 25                                                Seattle, WA                                   Showbox
Oct 26                                                Spokane, WA                                Knitting Factory
Oct 27                                                Calgary, AB                                  MacEwan Hall
Oct 28                                                Edmonton, AB                              EEC
Oct 29                                                Saskatoon, SK                              The Odeon
Oct 30                                                Winnipeg, MB                               The Garrick
Nov 2                                                 Toronto, ON                                  The Phoenix
Nov 3                                                 Montreal, QC                                Metropolis
Nov 4                                                 Hartford, CT                                  Webster Theater
Nov 5                                                 Allentown, PA                               Crocodile Rock
Nov 6                                                 Sayreville, NJ                               Starland Ballroom
Nov 8                                                 Norfolk, VA                                   The Norva
Nov 9                                                 Pittsburgh, PA                               Mr. Smalls
Nov 10                                               Baltimore, MD                               Sonar
Nov 12                                               Orlando, FL                                   House of Blues
Nov 13                                               Atlanta, GA                                   Masquerade
Nov 14                                               Ft. Lauderdale, FL                         Revolution
Nov 15                                               Tampa, FL                                    Ritz Theatre
Nov 17                                               Detroit, MI                                     St. Andrews
Nov 18                                               Chicago, IL                                    House of Blues
Nov 19                                               Minneapolis, MN                           Cabooz
Nov 20                                               Kansas City, MO                          Beaumont Club
Nov 21                                               Denver, CO                                  Gothic Theatre
Nov 23                                               San Antonio, TX                            White Rabbit
Nov 24                                               Dallas, TX                                     The Palladium
Nov 26                                               Phoenix, AZ                                  Marquee
Nov 27                                               Los Angeles, CA                           House of Blues
Dec 6                                                 Birmingham, UK                           NIA Arena
Dec 8                                                 Manchester, UK                            MEN Arena
Dec 9                                                 Glasgow, UK                                 SECC Arena
Dec 11                                               Cardiff UK,                                    CIA Arena
Dec 12                                               London, UK                                   Wembley Arena
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www.atreyurock.com

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