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Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Chris Jericho's FOZZY Announce Release Date For 'Sin And Bones', Unveil Cover Artwork & Are Set for First-Ever U.S. Tour!

Internationally-renowned Hard Rock and Metal act FOZZY are proud to announce the August 14 release of 'SIN AND BONES', their highly-anticipated NEW studio album and debut release with Century Media Records. After years of non-stop touring in Europe, the band will embark on the first U.S. tour of their 12-year career, joining fellow heavyweights Shinedown, Godsmack, Staind and Papa Roach on this summer's Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Festival.

The brainchild of WWE superstar Chris Jericho and Stuck Mojo mastermind Rich Ward, FOZZY have delivered their hardest-hitting album to date with 'SIN AND BONES'. Frontman Chris Jericho comments, "It's the typical cliché, but 'SIN AND BONES' really is the best thing we've ever done. We've taken the heavy yet ultra-melodic style that has become Fozzy's trademark to the next level and I guarantee these songs will blow all of you away!"

FOZZY just returned from the United Kingdom, where they appeared alongside Metallica and Black Sabbath at the Download Festival, performed at the Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards - which Chris Jericho hosted - and played sold-out shows with Ugly Kid Joe and Soil. 

The Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Festival released the following video including FOZZY and a number of the tour's other acts talking about the upcoming summer run:

For the latest FOZZY news, be sure to join the band on Facebook, where they post daily updates and frequent exclusive video content: www.facebook.com/fozzyrock.  For information on FOZZY VIP packages for all of their upcoming shows, visit www.FozzyRock.com , and for a full list of Uproar dates as well as more information on the festival, meet and greets, etc., visit www.RockstarUPROAR.com.

Rockstar Energy Drink UPROAR Festival and FOZZY headlining dates are as follows:

Friday, 8/17 - Kansas City, MO @ Capitol Federal Park at Sandstone
Saturday, 8/18 - Little Rock, AR @ Arkansas State Fairgrounds (KDJE Radio Show)
Wednesday, 8/22 - Chicago, IL @ First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
Friday, 8/24 - Holmdel, NJ @ PNC Bank Arts Center
Saturday, 8/25 - Syracuse, NY @ TBA
Sunday, 8/26 - Mansfield, MA @ Comcast Center
Tuesday, 8/28 - Scranton, PA @ Toyota Pavilion at Montage Mountain
Thursday, 8/30 - New York City, NY @ Gramercy Theater (FOZZY HEADLINING SHOW)
Friday, 8/31 - Pittsburgh, PA @ First Niagara Pavilion
Saturday, 9/1 - Saratoga, NY @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center
Sunday, 9/2 - Bristow, VA @ Jiffy Lube Live
Wednesday, 9/5 - Simpsonville, SC @ Charter Amphitheatre at Heritage Park
Friday, 9/7 - Detroit, MI @ DTE Energy Music Theatre
Saturday, 9/8 - Noblesville, IN @ Klipsch Music Center
Sunday, 9/9 - Cleveland, OH @ Blossom Music Center
Tuesday, 9/11 - Raleigh, NC @ Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion at Walnut Creek
Wednesday, 9/12 -  Atlanta, GA @ Aaron's Amphitheatre at Lakewood
Thursday, 9/13 - Tampa, FL @ 1-800-ASK-GARY Amphitheatre
Saturday, 9/15 - Houston, TX @ Woodlands Pavilion
Sunday, 9/16 - Dallas, TX @ Gexa Energy Pavilion
Wednesday, 9/19 - Salt Lake City, UT @ USANA Amphitheatre
Friday, 9/21 - Spokane, WA @ Greyhound Park and Events Center
Saturday, 9/22 - Auburn, WA @ White River Amphitheatre
Sunday, 9/23 - Portland, OR @ Sleep Country Amphitheater
Tuesday, 9/25 - Boise, ID @ Idaho Center Amphitheater
Thursday, 9/27 - West Hollywood, CA @ Roxy Theatre (FOZZY HEADLINING SHOW)
Saturday, 9/29 - Phoenix, AZ @ Ashley Furniture HomeStore Pavilion
Sunday, 9/30 - Albuquerque, NM @ Hard Rock Casino Presents: The Pavilion

As previously reported, FOZZY's Chris Jericho was "suspended indefinitely" from the WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment for denigrating the Brazilian flag. The incident took place yesterday (Thursday, May 24) in São Paulo during a match with C.M. Punk (recipient of the Golden God for "Most Metal Athlete").

Related links:
Chris Jericho's Official Site
Fozzy's Official Site'

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