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December 10, 2018

VICIOUS RUMORS Announce U.S. Leg Of '30th Anniversary Digital Dictator World Tour 2018'


San Francisco Bay Area metal veterans VICIOUS RUMORS have announced the first 37 U.S. dates of the “30th Anniversary Digital Dictator World Tour 2018”. A total of 45 dates are confirmed for the U.S. and Canada, where the tour has grown to seven weeks from the originally planned four weeks due to the overwhelming response and demand.

VICIOUS RUMORS guitarist Geoff Thorpe says: “Fans have asked us for years if we would do a ‘Digital Dictator’ tour! We’re so excited to announce these dates! Playing the whole album live plus classics from our 39-year career.”

Back in 1988, VICIOUS RUMORS only did a few festivals and hand full of tour dates. Who could have guessed that 30 years later, the band would embark on a full three-month world tour, exposing this landmark album to a whole new generation, as well as a gift for the longtime fans.

Like a fine wine, “Digital Dictator” has only gotten better in the last 30 years since its release In 1988. “Digital Dictator” is one of the defining albums of the U.S. power metal genre, which influenced hundreds of bands, and thousands of fans, according to worldwide press and music industry insiders. At the time of its release, the metal experts at german acclaimed Rock Hard magazine voted this album as the “album of the month” over legendary artist like MÖTORHEAD, RUSH, DEF LEPPARD, MSG, BLACK SABBATH, and countless others.

VICIOUS RUMORS 2018 is:

Brian Allen – vocals
Geoff Thorpe – guitar
Gunnar DüGrey – guitar
Tilen Hudrap – bass
Larry Howe – drums

Tour dates:

Aug. 31 – Santa Rosa, CA – University Of Rock
Sep. 05 – Seattle, WA – Revolution
Sep. 06 – Vancouver, BC – Rickshaw Theater
Sep. 07 – Lewiston, ID – 3rd Wheel
Sep. 08 – Colombia Falls, MT – Silver Bullet
Sep. 09 – Calgary, AB – Distortion
Sep. 10 – Edmonton, AB – Rendezvous Pub
Sep. 11 – Regina, SK – Cloud 9 Live
Sep. 12 – Winnipeg, MB – Park Theater
Sep. 13 – Moorhead, MN – The Garage Bar
Sep. 14 – Sioux Falls, SD – Bigs Bar
Sep. 15 – Minneapolis, MN – Lee’s Liquor Lounge
Sep. 16 – Madison, WI – The Frequency
Sep. 19 – Des Moines, IA – The Gas Lamp
Sep. 20 – Dubuque, IA – The Lift
Sep. 21 – Chicago, IL – Reggie’s
Sep. 22 – Akron, OH – Empire Concert Club
Sep. 23 – Wilmington, DE – Bar XIII
Sep. 25 – Charlotte, NC – The Milestone
Sep. 26 – Atlanta, GA – Masquerade
Sep. 28 – Tulsa, OK – The Vanguard
Sep. 29 – Wichita, KS – The Elbow Room
Sep. 30 – Lakewood, CO – Silver Music Hall
Oct. 01 – Salt Lake City, UT – Metro Music Hall
Oct. 02 – Idaho Falls, ID – The Gem
Oct. 03 – Boise, ID – The Shredder
Oct. 05 – Sacramento, CA – Holy Diver
Oct. 06 – Ventura, CA – Frost And Fire Festival
Oct. 07 – Mesa, AZ – Red Club
Oct. 08 – Tucson, AZ – House Of Bards
Oct. 09 – El Paso, TX – Rockhouse
Oct. 10 – Odessa, TX – Gabby-Doo Saloon
Oct. 11 – Ft. Worth, TX – The Rail Club
Oct. 12 – Houston, TX – White Oak Music Hall Upstairs
Oct. 13 – San Antonio, TX – Fitzgerald’s
Oct. 14 – Austin, TX – Come And Take It


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