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|North American tour by Alice Cooper and Marilyn Manson|
|Location||United States and Canada|
|Associated album||Welcome 2 My Nightmare and Born Villain|
|Start date||June 1, 2013|
|End date||July 28, 2013|
|No. of shows|
The Masters of Madness Tour (also known as the Shock Therapy Tour) was the double bill North American concert tour co-headlined by American rock bands Alice Cooper and Marilyn Manson. Launched in support of Cooper's 26th full-length studio LP, 2011's Welcome 2 My Nightmare and Manson's 8th full-length studio LP, 2012's Born Villain , the tour visited stadiums from June 1, 2013 through July 7, 2013.
Prior to the commencement of the tour, Manson performed two shows as part of the tour without the company of Cooper, the first was in San Diego, and the second was in Tempe, on May 29, 2013, and May 30, 2013, respectively. Manson and Cooper kicked off their co-headlined tour on June 1, 2013, at the Isleta Amphitheater in Albuquerque.The opening act for this tour was a Hollywood, CA band, Picture Me Broken. Its lead singer, Layla 'Brooklyn' Allman is the daughter of Gregg Allman. The band's drummer (Shaun Foist) went on to become the drummer for alternative rock band, Breaking Benjamin.
|Opening act||Picture Me Broken|
|June 1, 2013||Albuquerque||United States||Isleta Amphitheater||Picture Me Broken||N/A||N/A|
|June 3, 2013||Morrison||Red Rocks Amphitheatre||N/A||N/A|
|June 4, 2013||West Valley City||USANA Amphitheatre||N/A||N/A|
|June 6, 2013||Los Angeles||Gibson Amphitheatre||N/A||N/A|
|June 7, 2013||Tucson||AVA Amphitheater||N/A||N/A|
|June 8, 2013||El Paso||Don Haskins Center||N/A||N/A|
|June 10, 2013||Grand Prairie||Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie||2,990 / 4,010||$136,372|
|June 13, 2013||Cleveland||Jacobs Pavilion||N/A||N/A|
|June 14, 2013||Buffalo||Buffalo Outer Harbor Site||N/A||N/A|
|June 15, 2013||Montebello||Canada||Marina Montebello||N/A||N/A|
|June 17, 2013||Columbia||United States||Merriweather Post Pavilion||N/A||N/A|
|June 18, 2013||Reading||Sovereign Center||3,184 / 4,666||$144,559|
|June 20, 2013||Gilford||Meadowbrook U.S. Cellular Pavilion||2,053 / 5,930||$85,903|
|June 21, 2013||Uncasville||Mohegan Sun Arena||3,007 / 3,735||$92,120|
|June 23, 2013||Pittsburgh||Stage AE||N/A||N/A|
|June 25, 2013||St. Charles||Family Arena||N/A||N/A|
|June 27, 2013||Bonner Springs||Cricket Wireless Amphitheater||N/A||N/A|
|June 28, 2013||Rockford||BMO Harris Bank Center||N/A||N/A|
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