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KINGS OF THRASH Announce 'Thrashin' U.S.A.' 2023 Tour & Live Album

KINGS OF THRASH (ex- MEGADETH) have announced 'THRASHIN' USA' 2023 Tour. The 21-date run will begin at The Forge in Joliet, Illinois on February 16, 2023 and will conclude at The Masquerade in Atlanta, Georgia (Hell) on March 15, 2023. Support will come from Bay-Area thrashers HATRIOT which is led by Steve "Zetro" Souza's son Cody Souza.

The ex- MEGADETH members posted the news earlier today (January 4) via social media. The band posted: "KINGS OF THRASH ANNOUNCE FIRST LEG OF 2023 TOUR


"Following their four warm-up dates in October, KINGS OF THRASH , featuring David Ellefson and Jeff Young, today announce the first leg of a planned 2023 world tour commencing February 16 in Joliet, Illinois. The 'THRASHIN' USA' tour will cross the Midwest, East Coast, and southeastern part of the USA through March 15.

"As with the band's 2022 warm-up shows, the group will be performing the 'Killing Is My Business…and Business Is Good' and 'So Far, So Good…So What' albums in their entirety. KINGS OF THRASH also feature Chaz Leon on vocals and guitar and Fred Aching on drums.

Support on all shows will be provided by HATRIOT.

"VIP packages will be available on all shows here: "

The band has also signed a worldwide deal with Cleopatra Records and will be releasing a live CD/DVD package called 'Best of the West…Live at the Whisky A Go Go' on March 24. The 17-song set was recorded and filmed live at the legendary Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood, CA on October 15, 2022 and also features performances with Chris Poland. The DVD was directed by Michael Sarna for Inmotion Entertainment.

'THRASHIN' USA' 2023 tour dates:

2/16 — Joliet, IL — The Forge

2/17 — Minneapolis, MN — Varsity Theater

2/19 — Madison, WI — Majestic Theatre

2/20 — Indianapolis, IN — The Vogue

2/21 — Columbia, MO — Blue Note

2/22 — Columbus, OH — King Of Clubs

2/24 — Flint, MI — The Machine Shop

2/25 — Cincinnati, OH — Legends Bar And Venue

2/27 — Cleveland, OH — Beachland Ballroom And Tavern

2/28 — Warrendale, PA — Jergels

3/1 — Buffalo, NY — Town Ballroom

3/3 — Poughkeepsie, NY — The Chance

3/4 — Sayreville, NJ — Starland Ballroom

3/5 — Harrisburg, PA — Midtown Arts Center

3/7 — Ardmore, PA — Ardmore Music Hall

3/8 — New York, NY — Gramercy Theatre

3/10 — Charlottesville, VA — Jefferson Theatre

3/11 — Greensboro, NC — Hangar 1819

3/12 — Asheville, NC — The Orange Peel

3/14 — Charleston, SC — Music Farm

3/15 — Atlanta, GA — The Masquerade (Hell)

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