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If there is ever a good reason to be jealous of geeks being residents of the U.S., feel free to pile on and check this out! Linkin Park and 30 Seconds to Mars will be touring together this summer, with AFI joining as special guest act. The announcement was made yesterday at a Hollywood press conference and hyped with the release of a trailer featuring the bands on tour. For those of you lucky enough to catch any of the concerts, save up and prepare yourselves for the kick off set for August 8 at Cruzan Amphitheatre in West Palm Beach, Florida.

If any of you are unfamiliar with AFI, check out our review of their latest album, “Buriels”.

Davey Havok, Jared Leto and Chester Bennington

Davey Havok, Jared Leto and Chester Bennington

Check out the full itinerary, via carnivorestour.com

  • Aug. 8 – West Palm Beach, FL (Cruzan Amphitheatre)
  • Aug. 9 – Tampa, FL (Steinbrenner Field)
  • Aug. 12 – Charlotte, NC (Verizon Wireless)
  • Aug. 13 – Bristow, VA (Jiffy Lube Live)
  • Aug. 15 – Camden, NJ (Susquehanna Bank Center)
  • Aug. 16 – Mansfield, MA (Comcast Center)
  • Aug. 18 – Holmdale, NJ (PNC Bank Arts Center)
  • Aug. 19 – Wantagh, NY (Jones Beach)
  • Aug. 21 – Buffalo, NY (Darien Lake)
  • Aug. 23 – Montreal, QC (Parc Jean Drepeau)
  • Aug. 24 – Toronto, ON (Air Canada Center)
  • Aug. 26 – St. Paul, MN (Minnesota St. Fair)
  • Aug. 27 – Winnipeg, SK (MTS Center)
  • Aug. 29 – Chicago, IL (First Midwest Bank Pavilion)
  • Aug. 30 – Detroit, MI (DTE Energy Music Theatre)
  • Sept. 5 – Houston, TX (Cynthia Woods Pavilion)
  • Sept. 6 – Dallas, TX (Geza Energy Pavilion)
  • Sept. 8 – Denver, CO (Fiddler’s Green)
  • Sept. 10 – Phoenix, AZ (US Airways Arena)
  • Sept. 11 – Irvine, CA (Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre)
  • Sept. 13 – Quincy, WA (The Gorge)
  • Sept. 15 – Hollywood, CA (Hollywood Bowl)
  • Sept. 16 – San Diego, CA (Sleep Train Amphitheatre)
  • Sept. 18 – Sacramento, CA (Sleep Train Amphitheatre)
  • Sept. 19 – Concord, CA (Concord Pavilion)

Members of Linkin Park and 30 Seconds to Mars fan clubs can take part in pre-sales for the “Carnivores Tour” starting tomorrow, March 6. Tickets will go on sale this Friday, March 7 via Live Nation and the bands’ websites.

Source: billboard.com