CARNIVAL OF MADNESS TOUR
FUELED BY MONSTER ENERGY
KICKS OFF TODAY WITH
EVANESCENCE, CHEVELLE, HALESTORM, CAVO AND NEW MEDICINE

SATURDAY, AUGUST 4 SHOW WILL INSTEAD TAKE PLACE AS AN
ENCORE PERFORMANCE AT HOUSE OF BLUES ATLANTIC CITY

Let the madness begin again. Tonight.

The third annual CARNIVAL OF MADNESS TOUR fueled by Monster Energy will make its roaring return tonight (7/31) with rock titans EVANESCENCE, CHEVELLE, HALESTORM, CAVO and NEW MEDICINE. Kicking off tonight in Springfield, IL, the 2012 trek will hit major cities across the U.S. including Boston, Baltimore, Milwaukee, Detroit, Chicago, and Pittsburgh. Meanwhile, the show originally set for this Saturday, August 4 at Harrah’s Chester Downs in Chester, PA will instead take place as an encore performance at Atlantic City’s House of Blues (see full itinerary below).

Tickets for this surprise second show in Atlantic City are available now via Ticketmaster, House of Blues AC box office or by phone at 1-800-745-3000. CARNIVAL OF MADNESS organizers are also offering special $15 tickets to the encore performance for the fans already attending Friday’s (8/3) show. To take advantage of this deal for back-to-back nights with rock’s biggest names, patrons must present their email confirmation or ticket stub at the House of Blues AC box office. For ticketholders to the Chester, PA show that are now unable to attend the show at the new venue, full refunds are available at point of purchase. For more information on purchasing tickets, visit http://carnivalofmadness.com/.

“We’re really looking forward to the Carnival of Madness tour this summer,” says EVANESCENCE front woman AMY LEE about the tour. “We love Chevelle and haven’t hit the road together in years, and I’m really stoked to finally be playing some shows with Halestorm. Naturally I’m a fan of strong women in music and Lzzy’s voice is spectacular.”

For up-to-the-minute news on CARNIVAL OF MADNESS, visit www.carnivalofmadness.com, www.facebook.com/CarnivalofMadness and www.twitter.com/carnivalmadness.

DATE                          CITY                           VENUE

Tue      7/31                 Springfield, IL             Prairie Capital Convention Center

Wed     8/1                   Columbus, OH            LC Pavilion

Fri        8/3                   Atlantic City, NJ           House of Blues

Sat       8/4                   Atlantic City, NJ           House of Blues

Mon     8/6                   Boston, MA                  Bank of America Pavilion

Tue      8/7                   Baltimore, MD             Pier Six

Wed     8/8                   Charlotte, NC              Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre

Fri        8/10                 Atlanta, GA                 Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood

Sat       8/11                 Gulfport, MS               CPR Fest – Jones Park

Mon     8/13                 Belton, TX                   Bell County Expo

Tue      8/14                 Laredo, TX                  Laredo Energy Center

Wed     8/15                 Midland, TX                 Midland Horseshoe Arena

Fri        8/17                 Lubbock, TX                Lone Star Events Center

Sat       8/18                 El Paso, TX                 Don Haskins Center

Mon     8/20                 Sioux City, IA               Tyson Center

Tue      8/21                 Milwaukee, WI             Eagles Ballroom

Thu      8/23                 Grand Rapids, MI        Rock the Rapids – Downtown

Fri        8/24                 Detroit, MI                    DTE Music Theatre

Sun      8/26                 Chicago, IL                  Toyota Park

Tue      8/28                 Pittsburgh, PA             Stage AE

Wed     8/29                 Holmdel, NJ                 PNC Bank Arts Center

Thu      8/30                 Uncasville, CT             Mohegan Sun

Sun      9/2                   Buffalo, NY                  Buffalo Outer Harbor

About Monster Energy:

Most companies spend their money on ad agencies, TV commercials, radio spots, and billboards to tell you how good their products are. At Monster Energy, we chose none of the above. Instead we support the scene, our bands, our athletes and our fans. We back athletes so they can make a career out of their passion. We promote concert tours, so our favorite bands can visit your hometown. We celebrate with our fans and riders by throwing parties and making the coolest events we can think of a reality. www.monsterenergy.com

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