Two of New England’s heaviest bands are headed to a town near you this April and May. Godsmack and Staind are teaming up for the “Mass Chaos Tour” kicking off April 13 in Augusta, Georgia and visiting cities such as New Orleans, Lubbock, Mesa, Lexington, Battle Creek and Syracuse before wrapping up on May 18 in Bangor, Maine.

Staind Tickets 2012

Friday 3:30 AM Augusta, GA
Sunday 3:30 AM Estero, FL
Tuesday 3:30 AM New Orleans, LA
Wednesday 3:30 AM Lafayette, LA
Thursday 3:30 AM Bossier City, LA
Sunday 3:30 AM Belton, TX
Tuesday 3:30 AM Beaumont, TX
Wednesday 3:30 AM Laredo, TX
Tuesday 5:00 PM Corpus Christi, TX
Wednesday 6:30 PM San Antonio, TX
Friday 3:30 AM Lexington, KY
Sunday 6:30 PM Evansville, IN
Wednesday 3:30 AM Battle Creek, MI
Friday 3:30 AM Nashville, TN
Saturday 6:30 PM Huntington, WV
Wednesday 3:30 AM Manchester, NH

Godsmack Music Videos

Godsmack – Keep Away Music Video

Staind Music Videos

Staind – For You Music Video

Godsmack are slated to be hitting the studio in early 2012 to record a new album which would be their first since “The Oracle” in 2010. Staind on the other hand released their self-titled seventh album back in September.

Supporting the acts on the tour will be Halestorm.

Godsmack & Staind “Mass Chaos Tour” 2012 Dates

Date City Venue
4/13/12 Augusta, GA James Brown Arena
4/15/12 Estero, FL Germain Arena
4/17/12 New Orleans, LA Lakefront Arena
4/18/12 Lafayette, LA Cajundome
4/19/12 Bossier City, LA CenturyLink Center
4/21/12 Lubbock, TX Amphitheatre @ Lone Star Event Center
4/22/12 Belton, TX Bell County Expo Center
4/24/12 Beaumont, TX Ford Park
4/25/12 Laredo, TX Laredo Energy Arena
4/27/12 Mesa, AZ Quail Run Park
5/01/12 Corpus Christi, TX Concrete Street Amphitheater
5/04/12 Lexington, KY Rupp Arena
5/06/12 Evansville, IN Ford Center
5/09/12 Battle Creek, MI Kellogg Arena
5/11/12 Nashville, TN Bridgestone Arena
5/12/12 Huntington, WV Big Sandy Superstore Arena
5/15/12 Syracuse, NY Oncenter Complex
5/16/12 Manchester, NH Verizon Wireless Arena
5/18/12 Bangor, ME TBD

Tickets to the general public go on sale this Friday. You can also check out SeatGeek of course for the best deals if you miss your chance to score tickets.

Godsmack Artist History

Hometown: Lawrence, MA
Origin: 1995
Genres: Hard rock, heavy metal, post grunge
Grammy Nominations: 4
Albums Sold: 18,000,000 plus
Musical Influences: Alice in Chains, Black Sabbath, Led Zeppelin, Pantera, Metallica, Rush

Staind Tickets – Avg. Ticket Prices

City State Venue Name Date Avg. Price
Pryor OK Fever Music Festival Grounds 2011-05-27 $153.09
Gaithersburg MD Montgomery County Fairgrounds 2011-09-18 $49.67
Tucson AZ Tucson Electric Park 2011-09-25 $35.00
San Antonio TX Sunken Garden Theater 2011-10-21 $60.00
The Woodlands TX Woodlands Pavilion 2011-10-22 $115.44
Uncasville CT Mohegan Sun Arena 2011-11-25 $82.95
Albany NY Washington Avenue Armory 2011-11-26 $62.57
Baltimore MD Rams Head Live 2011-11-27 $65.08
Charlotte NC The Fillmore Charlotte 2011-11-29 $62.67
Atlanta GA The Tabernacle 2011-12-01 $61.92
Orlando FL House of Blues Orlando 2011-12-02 $95.79
West Palm Beach FL Cruzan Amphitheatre 2011-12-03 $92.60
Cleveland OH House Of Blues (Cleveland) 2011-12-06 $61.92
Saint Louis MO The Pageant 2011-12-08 $59.00
West Des Moines IA Val Air Ballroom 2011-12-09 $103.57
Oklahoma City OK Diamond Ballroom 2011-12-10 $77.67
Chicago IL House of Blues Chicago 2011-12-12 $70.03
Dallas TX House of Blues Dallas 2011-12-15 $105.53
Biloxi MS Mississippi Coast Coliseum 2011-12-16 $77.33
Atlanta GA The Tabernacle 2011-12-18 $64.53
Orlando FL House of Blues Orlando 2011-12-19 $95.79

Staind Artist History

Hometown: Springfield, MA
Origin: 1995
Genres: Alternative metal, post grunge
Albums Sold: 15,000,000 plus

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