After the trips, Avril Lavigne, Offspring and Roger Waters, Gestif confirmed the passage of the Judas Kahn group at the Videotron Center to mark the 50th anniversary of their tour.
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Three years after they passed this amphitheater, in 2018, during a double with Deep Purple, “Metal Gods” added Quebec to the itinerary of their journey in this series of titled performances. 50 years of heavy metals.
A Judas Priest will stop at the Videotron Center on April 10. American band Queensrush, without its singer Jeff Tate, will open this evening.
Originally, the British formation did not have to pass through Quebec. Only one concert was scheduled to take place in LaBelle County, and it was on April 11th at Place Belle.
When the tour was announced, before the pandemic, the group’s last visit was two years ago. We thought it was too close. There, it will be three and a half years in the spring.
It is more suitable. The group loved their experience at the Videotron Center and the interest was popular,” explained Martin Tremblay, COO of the Quebec Sports and Leisure Group.
Lancée le 15 août 2021 au festival Bloodstock Open Air en Angleterre, la tournée de 50e anniversaire a pris fin abruptement le 27 septembre dernier lorsque le guitariste Richie Faulkner a subi une rupture de l’aorte, sur les de planches’, widget Painkiller. That was in Louisville, Kentucky.
He was rushed to the hospital and underwent a 10-hour operation. Five components of his chest were replaced with mechanical parts. The 41-year-old guitarist almost left his skin there.
Singer Rob Halford, bassist Ian Hill, guitarists Andy Snape and Richie Faulkner, and drummer Scott Travis will hit the road March 6 in Denver, Colorado, and the tour will then continue in May, June and July in Europe.
Parkinson’s guitarist Glenn Tipton can appear here and there if his health permits.
With Voyages, Avril Lavigne, Offspring, Roger Waters and Judas Priest, who will be showing at the Videotron Center, over the next few months, Martin Tremblay determines that he’s not just in nostalgic mode.
“It’s a combination of circumstances. In the coming days and weeks, we’ll be announcing shows that will show that we’re not content with nostalgia.
“Various shows and great surprises for music lovers,” said Martin Tremblay.
A preview for subscribers of the Videotron Center newsletter will be launched on December 2 at noon for Judas Priest, and tickets will go on sale to the public on December 3 at 10 am on Gestev.com.
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