Killswitch Engage, Anthrax + the Devil Wears Prada Announce 2017 Tour


Story by Anne Erickson

Here’s a tour to give your spring an added boost of metal music

More and more 2017 tours are getting announced as this year closes out, and the latest is Killswitch Engage and Anthrax. The two metal gangs will join forces for a co-headlining tour next year.

The spring tour, cleverly named the KillThrax tour, will kick off March 29 in Montclair, New Jersey, and continue through a May 7 gig in Boston. For information, head to and

Killswitch Engage and Anthrax will rotate who closes out each concert. Also appearing on this trek are the metal boys of the Devil Wears Prada.

“We are so stoked to tour with thrash legends Anthrax!” Killswitch Engage singer Jesse Leach said in a statement. “We are sure this will bring a powerhouse of a live show with the combination of both bands. This is, hands down, the most excited we’ve been to tour alongside a band in a long while. This will be one you won’t want to miss. KillThrax is coming for you!”

Killswitch Engage, Anthrax and the Devil Wears Prada Tour Dates:

3/29 — Montclair, NJ, The Wellmont Theatre*
3/30 — Columbus, OH, Express Live**
3/31 — St. Charles, IL, Arcada Theater^^
3/31 — Knoxville, TN, The International^
4/1 — Manistee, MI, Little River Casino^^
4/1 — Norfolk, VA, Norva^
4/3 — Silver Springs, MD, The Fillmore*
4/4 — Wallingford, CT, The Dome*
4/5 — Philadelphia, PA, Electric Factory**
4/7 — Grand Rapids, MI, 20 Monroe Live*
4/8 — Detroit, MI, The Fillmore**
4/9 — Pittsburgh, PA, Stage AE*
4/11 — Raleigh, NC, The Ritz**
4/12 — Atlanta, GA, Tabernacle**
4/13 — Orlando, FL, House of Blues*
4/15 — Austin, TX, Texas Independence Festival**
4/16 — Pharr, TX, Boggus Ford Events Center**
4/17 — Houston, TX, House of Blues*
4/18 — Dallas, TX, House of Blues**
4/20 — Phoenix, AZ, The Marquee*
4/22 — Los Angeles, CA, The Wiltern**
4/23 — San Francisco, CA, The Fillmore**
4/25 — Seattle, WA, Showbox SoDo*
4/26 — Portland, OR, Roseland Theatre**
4/28 — Denver, CO, Fillmore Auditorium*
4/29 — Omaha, NE, Sokol Auditorium**
4/30 — Kansas City, MO, Midland Theatre*
5/1 — St. Louis, MO, The Pageant**
5/3 — Toronto, ON, Danforth Music Hall**
5/5 — Huntington, NY, Paramount Theatre**
5/6 — Clifton Park, NY, Upstate Concert Hall*
5/7 — Boston, MA, House of Blues*

* Killswitch Engage closes.
** Anthrax closes.
^ Killswitch Engage only.
^^ Anthrax only.

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