The first few dates have been confirmed for a "scaled-down" version of The 2003 Metal Gods North American Tour, to be headlined by HALFORD and scheduled to kick off in early June. As previously reported, the original multi-band package featuring HALFORD, co-headliners TESTAMENT, IMMORTAL, CARNAL FORGE, PRIMAL FEAR, PAINMUSEUM, and AMON AMARTH was called off last May 2 due to "contractual difficulties."
The newly-confirmed dates are as follows:
Jun. 06 - Los Angeles, CA @ House Of Blues*
Jun. 07 - Las Vegas, NV @ House Of Blues*
Jun. 08 - Anaheim, CA @ The Grove Of Anaheim*
Jun. 11 – San Diego, CA @ 4th & B**
Jun. 13 - Tucson, AZ @ Old Tucson Film Studios
* w/ TESTAMENT, PAINMUSEUM, DRIVEN TO THIS
** w/ PAINMUSEUM, CAGE
The Tucson show is being billed as a "special event" with a $5 ticket. Venue capacity for this concert is 4,000.
More dates will be announced next week.