NewsJanuary 4, 2023 10:33 AM ET2,078 views

Kings Of Thrash (Ex-Megadeth's David Ellefson & Jeff Young) announce first tour dates of 2023

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Official press release:

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 features 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.

The pre-order can be found at Best of the West...Live at The Whisky A Go Go here.


02/16 Joliet, IL @ The Forge
02/17 Minneapolis, MN @ Varsity Theater
02/19 Madison, WI @ Majestic Theatre
02/20 Indianapolis, IN @ The Vogue
02/21 Columbia, MO @ Blue Note
02/22 Columbus, OH @ King Of Clubs
02/24 Flint, MI @ The Machine Shop
02/25 Cincinnati, OH @ Legends Bar And Venue
02/27 Cleveland, OH @ Beachland Ballroom And Tavern
02/28 Warrendale, PA @ Jergels
03/01 Buffalo, NY @ Town Ballroom
03/03 Poughkeepsie, NY @ The Chance
03/04 Sayreville, NJ @ Starland Ballroom
03/05 Harrisburg, PA @ Midtown Arts Center
03/07 Ardmore, PA @ Ardmore Music Hall
03/08 New York, NY @ Gramercy Theatre
03/10 Charlottesville, VA @ Jefferson Theatre
03/11 Greensboro, NC @ Hangar 1819
03/12 Asheville, NC @ The Orange Peel
03/14 Charleston, SC @ Music Farm
03/15 Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade (Hell)

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