SOURCE: Warner Bros. Records

December 07, 2006 15:52 ET

Taking Back Sunday 2007 Headlining Tour Dates Announced

BURBANK, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- December 7, 2006 -- Warner Bros. Records perennial rock favorites, Taking Back Sunday, will usher in 2007 with a headlining tour of North America kicking off on February 22nd in Pennsylvania. This will be the first extended tour of Canada for the band. Canadian fans will be able to purchase tickets starting today by visiting, while U.S. fans will have a 24-hour presale launching tomorrow on the site. Tickets for most of the tour markets go on sale this Saturday, December 9th via Ticketmaster.

Taking Back Sunday's "Louder Now," which has been voted "Album Of The Year" by Kerrang! Magazine, skyrocketed to Number Two on Billboard's Top 200 chart a week after its April 23rd release, scanning more than 157,000 units. The RIAA gold-certified album spawned the hit single "MakeDamnSure," which was a Modern Rock Top 10 record for just under two months. The second single, "Liar (It Takes One To Know One)" is currently moving up the Modern Rock charts. On December 12th, the band will celebrate the success of "Louder Now" with the release of "Louder Now: Partone," which marks the first ever DVD component of their music.

With "Louder Now," Adam Lazzara (vocals), Fred Mascherino (guitar/vocals), Eddie Reyes (guitar), Matt Rubano (bass) and Mark O'Connell (drums), capture the intensity generated during their explosive live performances. "This is the record we have always wanted to make," says Lazzara. "We brought in every element from every influence we've ever had."

As N.M.E. declared, Taking Back Sunday "go all out to bare their rock fangs...and sharp they are too." See for yourself...

Taking Back Sunday w/ Underoath and Armor For Sleep dates are as follows*:

Thu, 2/22/07  Univ Park (Penn State), PA  Bryce Jordan Center
Sun, 2/25/07  Birmingham, AL              Boutwell Auditorium
Tue, 2/27/07  San Antonio, TX             Sunset Station
Thu, 3/01/07  Oklahoma City, OK           Lloyd Noble Center
Fri, 3/02/07  St. Louis, MO               The Pageant
Sat, 3/03/07  Milwaukee, WI               Eagles Ballroom
Sun, 3/04/07  St. Paul, MN                Myth
Tue, 3/06/07  Des Moines, IA              Val Air Ballroom
Wed, 3/07/07  Kansas City, MO             Uptown Theatre
Thu, 3/08/07  Denver, CO                  The Fillmore Auditorium
Fri, 3/09/07  Salt Lake City, UT          Salt Air
Sat, 3/10/07  Las Vegas, NV               House of Blues
Sun, 3/11/07  San Bernadino, CA           Orange Pavilion
Tue, 3/13/07  Irvine, CA                  UCI Bren Events Center
Wed, 3/14/07  San Francisco, CA           The Concourse
Thu, 3/15/07  San Luis Obispo, CA         SLO University Rec Center
Fri, 3/16/07  Reno, NV                    Grand Sierra (formerly Hilton)
Sat, 3/17/07  Boise, ID                   Taco Bell Arena
Tue, 3/20/07  Edmonton, AB                Northlands Agricom Arena
Wed, 3/21/07  Calgary, AB                 Stampede Corral
Thu, 3/22/07  Saskatoon, SK               Prairieland Park
Fri, 3/23/07  Winnipeg, MB                Burton Cummings Theater
Sun, 3/25/07  Thunder Bay, ON             Community Auditorium
Tue, 3/27/07  Ottawa, ON                  Congress Centre
Wed, 3/28/07  London, ON                  Centennial Hall
Thu, 3/29/07  Toronto, ON                 Arrow Hall
Fri, 3/30/07  Montreal, QC                Theatre Olympia
Sun, 4/01/07  Albany, NY                  Armory
*more dates to come

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