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The Offspring, Sum 41 to play GFL Memorial Gardens

Tickets for the November 19 show in Sault Ste Marie go on sale to the public this Friday
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08-19-2019 ST Sum 41
Photo courtesy of Sum 41 Facebook page.

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THE OFFSPRING and SUM 41 have announced a Canadian tour with special guests DINOSAUR PILE-UP that will kick off November 12 at the Scotiabank Centre in Halifax, NS.

Tickets will be available via a special pre-sale that launches tomorrow, Aug, 20, at 10 a.m. local time.

Tickets for the public go on sale this Friday, Aug. 23, at 10 a.m. local time.

For more information, please visit www.offspring.com or www.sum41.com.

The mega-platinum-selling Offspring recently announced that they’re putting the finishing touches on their first album in seven years. The band has been recording with Grammy-winning producer Bob Rock in between extensive tours on a yet-to-be-titled album – their first since 2012’s ‘Days Go By’ and their third consecutive release with Rock, who also produced 2008’s ‘Rise and Fall, Rage and Grace.’  2019 marks two important milestones for the Southern California-based group, including the 35th anniversary of their formation and the 25th anniversary of 1994’s landmark album, ‘Smash.’ Since its debut, ‘Smash’ has sold over 10 million copies and remains the highest-selling indie album of all time. The band, who are currently touring overseas, just wrapped a North American run that included Vans Warped Tour 25th Anniversary shows. Their high-octane performance at the recent Atlantic City date drew praise from Brooklyn Vegan, who wrote, “they’ve really got a lot of hits and they still have the energy, the attitude and the nasally sneer needed to deliver. The Offspring’s classics are embedded into punk’s DNA at this point. If you care about this kind of music, they’ve probably impacted you either directly or indirectly. And they still bring it.”

Sum 41 are celebrating the chart success of their most recent release, Order In Decline (Hopeless Records) and have locked in spots at #2 on the Top 200, #1 Rock and #1 Hard Music on the Canadian album charts. The success continued worldwide with #2 spots on both the US Current Rock and Hard Music Album Charts, #3 on the US Alternative Charts, #8 on the US Top Current Albums charts, as well as a #2 spot on the UK Rock & Metal Charts. Order In Decline is available to stream and purchase via Hopeless Records at http://smarturl.it/OrderInDecline. The lead single from the album, “Out For Blood,” landed the band in the Top 10 of the Canadian Active Rock Radio share and currently holds the #7 spot.  The single peaked at #1 on Sirius XM Octane and has been added to numerous streaming playlists.

The Offspring with Sum 41 Tour dates:

11/12 – Halifax, NS – Scotiabank Centre

11/13 – Moncton, NB - Avenir Centre

11/15 – St Catharines, ON – Meridian Centre

11/16 – Sudbury, ON  - Sudbury Arena

11/17 – Laval, QC – Place Bell

11/19 – Sault Ste Marie, ON – GFL Memorial Gardens

11/21 – Winnipeg, MB – Bell MTS Place

11/22 – Moose Jaw, SK – Mosaic Place

11/23 – Estevan, SK – Affinity place

11/25 – Medicine Hat, AB – Canalta Centre

11/27 – Cranbrook, BC – Western Financial Place

11/29 – Penticton, BC – South Okanagan Events Centre

11/30 – Abbotsford, BC – Abbotsford Centre

12/02 – Kamloops, BC – Sandman Centre

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