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|North American tour by Alice Cooper and Marilyn Manson|
Promotional poster for the Masters of Madness Tour
|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.
The double feature, also known as a double bill, was a motion picture industry phenomenon in which theatre managers would exhibit two films for the price of one, supplanting an earlier format in which one feature film and various short subject reels would be shown.
A concert tour is a series of concerts by an artist or group of artists in different cities, countries or locations. Often concert tours are named to differentiate different tours by the same artist and to associate a specific tour with a particular album or product. Especially in the popular music world, such tours can become large-scale enterprises that last for several months or even years, are seen by hundreds of thousands or millions of people, and bring in millions of dollars in ticket revenues. A performer who embarks on a concert tour is called a touring artist.
Rock music is a broad genre of popular music that originated as "rock and roll" in the United States in the early 1950s, and developed into a range of different styles in the 1960s and later, particularly in the United Kingdom and in the United States. It has its roots in 1940s and 1950s rock and roll, a style which drew heavily on the genres of blues, rhythm and blues, and from country music. Rock music also drew strongly on a number of other genres such as electric blues and folk, and incorporated influences from jazz, classical and other musical styles. Musically, rock has centered on the electric guitar, usually as part of a rock group with electric bass, drums, and one or more singers. Usually, rock is song-based music usually with a 4/4 time signature using a verse–chorus form, but the genre has become extremely diverse. Like pop music, lyrics often stress romantic love but also address a wide variety of other themes that are frequently social or political.
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.
San Diego is a city in the U.S. state of California. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico.
Tempe, is a city in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States, with the Census Bureau reporting a 2017 population of 185,038. The city is named after the Vale of Tempe in Greece. Tempe is located in the East Valley section of metropolitan Phoenix; it is bordered by Phoenix and Guadalupe on the west, Scottsdale and the Salt River Pima–Maricopa Indian Community on the north, Chandler on the south, and Mesa on the east. Tempe is also the location of the main campus of Arizona State University.
Isleta Amphitheater is an outdoor amphitheater, located in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
|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|
Marilyn Manson is an American rock band formed by namesake lead singer Marilyn Manson and guitarist Daisy Berkowitz in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, in 1989. Originally named Marilyn Manson & the Spooky Kids, they gained a local cult following in South Florida in the early 1990s with their theatrical live performances. In 1993, they were the first act signed to Trent Reznor's Nothing Records label. Until 1996, the name of each member was created by combining the first name of a female sex symbol and the last name of a serial killer, for example Marilyn Monroe and Charles Manson. Their lineup has changed between many of their album releases; the current members of Marilyn Manson are the eponymous lead singer.
American rock band Marilyn Manson has released ten studio albums, one live album, one compilation album, two extended plays, twenty-nine singles, eight promotional singles, six video albums, and forty music videos.
For Today was an American Christian metalcore band from Sioux City, Iowa, formed in 2005. They have released two EPs: Your Moment, Your Life, Your Time and Prevailer, and six full-length albums: Ekklesia on April 1, 2008, Portraits on June 9, 2009, Breaker on August 31, 2010, Immortal on May 29, 2012, Fight the Silence on February 4, 2014 and Wake on October 2, 2015
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The El Camino Tour was a worldwide concert tour by American rock duo The Black Keys in support of their 2011 studio album, El Camino. The tour, which spanned 129 shows, began on January 23, 2012, and ended on July 13, 2013. It was the group's first tour playing arenas as a headlining act. The tour grossed $12.7 million in 2012.
The Twins of Evil Tour was the first double bill concert tour co-headlined by American rock bands Rob Zombie and Marilyn Manson. Launched in support of each band's respective full-length studio LPs, 2010's Hellbilly Deluxe 2 and 2012's Born Villain, the tour visited stadiums from September 28, 2012 through December 12, 2012. It was conceived as a follow-up tour for Zombie's Hellbilly Deluxe 2 World Tour. At the time, Marilyn Manson was engaged in their worldwide Hey Cruel World... Tour, hence, Twins of Evil became a 'tour within a tour' for the band. It consisted of two legs covering concert dates the United States and Europe.
The Final Tour was a concert tour by heavy metal band Mötley Crüe. It had been announced as the band's final tour. Alice Cooper was announced as the opening act for the tour. The first leg of the tour began on July 2, 2014 in Grand Rapids, Michigan and concluded on November 22, 2014 in Spokane, Washington. The band further announced more dates for the second and final leg of the tour, which started February 11, 2015 in Kobe, Japan, and ended with three concerts at Staples Center in the band's hometown of Los Angeles on December 28, 30 and 31, 2015. The Tour was kicked off by a drum solo by Producer Joe of the FreeBeer & Hotwings show.
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