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They say “everything’s bigger in Texas” – this summer, the infamous saying couldn’t hold more truth.  Coming together in the southern state, The ALL STARS Tour and SCREAM THE PRAYER Tour are combining into one ultimate concert event by putting on three days of absolute rock mayhem in what may actually be the biggest thing to hit Texas.  Featuring the phenomenal bands from each tour, EMMURE and CLOSE YOUR EYES, you’d have to be living under a rock if this one was missed.

Currently headlining the already enormous ALL STARS Tour, EMMURE is fresh off the heels of this year’s wildly successful  Speaker of the Dead album.  The entire tour runs July 21st through August, combining Texas dates July 22rd through July 24th with the current SCREAM THE PRAYER Tour featuring CLOSE YOUR EYES.  CLOSE YOUR EYES, now on the SCREAM THE PRAYER Tour which took off today, will be heading to the studio shortly after their run commences.

Catch this special mega-tour on the following dates only.  The rest of each of the ALL STARS and SCREAM THE PRAYER tour dates, both continuing throughout the summer, can be seen below:

ALL STARS / SCREAM THE PRAYER TOUR Combination Show Dates:

July 22nd – Mission, TX @ Las Palmas Race Park

July 23rd – San Antonio, TX @ Back Stage Live

July 24th – Dallas, TX @ Palladium Ballroom

ALL STARS Tour Dates featuring headliner EMMURE:

Jul 21, 2011 Houston, TX, US @ House of Blues

Jul 22, 2011 McAllen, TX, US @ Las Palmas Racepark

Jul 23, 2011 San Antonio, TX, US @ Back Stage Live

Jul 24, 2011 Dallas, TX, US @ Palladium Ballroom

Jul 26, 2011 Louisville, KY, US @ Expo Five

Jul 27, 2011 Cleveland, OH, US @ AGORA THEATRE

Jul 28, 2011 Chicago, IL, US @ CONGRESS THEATRE

Jul 29, 2011 Detroit, MI, US @ Royal Oak Theater

Jul 30, 2011 Milwaukee, WI, US @ The Rave

Jul 31, 2011 St. Paul, MN, US @ Station 4

Aug 2, 2011 Toronto, ON, CA @ Sound Academy

Aug 3, 2011 Montreal, QC, CA @ Olympia

Aug 4, 2011 Allentown, PA, US @ Crocodile Rock

Aug 5, 2011 Poughkeepsie, NY, US @ MID HUDSON CIVIC CENTER

Aug 6, 2011 Fitchburg, MA, US @ Central Mass Expo Center

Aug 7, 2011 Sayreville, NJ, US @ Starland Ballroom

Aug 9, 2011 Baltimore, MD, US @ Sonar

Aug 10, 2011 Richmond, VA, US @ The National

Aug 11, 2011 Charlotte, NC, US @ The Fillmore

Aug 12, 2011 Myrtle Beach, SC, US @ House of Blues

Aug 13, 2011 Orlando, FL, US @ The Plaza Live

Aug 14, 2011 Pensacola, FL, US @ Seville Quarter

Aug 18, 2011 Scottsdale, AZ, US @ VENUE OF SCOTTSDALE

Aug 19, 2011 San Diego, CA, US @ Soma

Aug 21, 2011 Las Vegas, NV, US @ Rock the Block

Aug 23, 2011 San Francisco, CA, US @ The Regency Ballroom

Aug 26, 2011 Seattle, WA, US @ The Showbox

Aug 27, 2011 Portland, OR, US @ Roseland Theater

SCREAM THE PRAYER Tour Dates featuring CLOSE YOUR EYES:

Jul 20, 2011 Memphis, TN, US @ New Daisy Theatre

Jul 22, 2011 Mission, TX, US @ Las Palmas Race Park

Jul 23, 2011 San Antonio, TX, US @ Back Stage Live

Jul 24, 2011 Dallas, TX, US @ Palladium Ballroom

Jul 25, 2011 Tulsa, OK, US @ Cain’s Ballroom

Jul 26, 2011 Lawrence, KS, US @ Granada Theater

Jul 27, 2011 Denver, CO, US @ The Summit Music Hall

Jul 28, 2011 Salt Lake City, UT, US @ The Complex

Jul 29, 2011 St. George, UT, US @ Electric Theatre w/ Sleeping Giant, The Chariot, The Great Commission, Sovereign Strength

Jul 30, 2011 Tucson, AZ, US @ The Rock

Jul 31, 2011 Pomona, CA, US @ GLASSHOUSE

For more information on EMMURE:

http://www.facebook.com/emmure

http://www.victoryrecords.com/emmure

For more information on CLOSE YOUR EYES:

http://www.facebook.com/cyeband

http://www.victoryrecords.com/closeyoureyes

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