Megadeth Kicks Off The Dystopia World Tour In North America On February 20, 2016


Special Guests Include Suicidal Tendencies, Children of Bodom and Havok



JANUARY 22, 2016


LOS ANGELES, CA –  – MEGADETH has announced today the details for the North American leg of their Dystopia World Tour, which will kick of in Dallas, TX on February 20, 2016. The North American leg will take them across the U.S., visiting 14 states and throughout Canada.

Tickets for the Dystopia World Tour start going on sale Friday, December 11 – check for specific market info and local on sale times and dates. There will also be an exclusive pre-sale for MEGADETH fan club members on December 8 at 10:00 am local time with details also available at

MEGADETH will be on tour in support of their new album Dystopia being released on Universal Music Enterprises /Tradecraft / T-Boy Records on January 22, 2016. Along with band visionary Dave Mustaine at the helm, MEGADETH’s current touring lineup will be Kiko Loureiro (formerly of Angra) on guitar, David Ellefson on bass, and drummer Chris Adler (Lamb of God), all who are featured on the new album. 

Joining MEGADETH on the North American leg of the Dystopia World Tour are very special guests Suicidal Tendencies, Children of Bodom and Havok.

Dystopia World Tour North American Dates are as follows:

Feb 20 – South Side Ballroom – Dallas, TX

Feb 21 – Bayou Music Center – Houston, TX

Feb 23 – Fillmore Auditorium – Denver, CO

Feb 24 – The Complex – Salt Lake City, UT

Feb 26 – The Pearl – Las Vegas, NV

Feb 27 – Comerica Theatre – Phoenix, AZ

Feb 28 – The Hollywood Palladium – Hollywood, CA

Feb 29 – Warfield Theatre – San Francisco, CA

Mar 2 – The Republik – Honolulu, HI*

Mar 3 – The Republik – Honolulu, HI*

Mar 5 – South Okanagan Events Centre – Penticton, BC

Mar 6 – Grey Eagle Event Centre – Calgary, AB

Mar 8 – Encana Events Centre – Dawson Creek, BC

Mar 9 – Rexall Place – Edmonton, AB (on sale 12/18)

Mar 10 – Mosaic Place – Moose Jaw, SK (on sale 12/18)

Mar 13 – Aragon Ballroom – Chicago, IL

Mar 15 – Rapid Theatre – Niagara Falls, NY

Mar 16 – Terminal 5 – New York, NY

Mar 17 – Terminal 5 – New York, NY

Mar 19 – Sands Bethlehem Event Center – Bethlehem, PA

Mar 20 – Electric Factory – Philadelphia, PA  

Mar 21 – House of Blues – Boston, MA

Mar 23 – Cross Insurance Center – Bangor ME

Mar 24 – Videotron Centre – Quebec City, Canada

*Suicidal Tendencies, Children of Bodom and Havok will not be on these dates.

In addition to the Dystopia World TourMEGADETH will also be making special festival appearances. Go to for ticketing info and up-to-date information. Festival Dates Include:

Apr 28 – Coliseum of Puerto Rico – San Juan, Puerto Rico (on sale 12/19)

Apr 30 – Fort Rock – Ft. Myers, FL (on sale 12/21)

May 1 – Welcome to Rockville – Jacksonville, FL (on sale 12/21)

May 7 – Rock City Campgrounds – Concord, NC (on sale 12/11)

May 20-22 – “Rock On The Range” MAPFRE Stadium Columbus OH (on sale now)

May 26 – Badlands Pawn – Sioux Falls, SD (on sale now)   


MEGADETH burst onto the scene thirty years ago, virtually inventing a genre with their debut album Killing Is My Business… And Business Is Good! (recently recognized by VH1 as the Greatest Thrash Metal Debut Album of All Time) sold more than 38 million albums worldwide, earning numerous accolades including 11 Grammy® nominations, scoring five consecutive platinum albums—including 1992’s two-million-selling Countdown to Extinction.