Paramore set to kick off 2013 Self-Titled Tour with Metric and Hellogoodbye

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Paramore bandAlternative pop-rockers Paramore are set to kick off their Self-Titled Tour tomorrow in Seattle, WA. The North American arena tour will see the band trek to 26 cities, with support from Metric and Hellogoodbye. This past spring, Paramore toured Australia on the massive Soundwave Festival. This upcoming fall tour will be in continued support of their latest album, Paramorewhich was released back in April 2013 and debuted at #1 on the Billboard Top 200. The tour wraps up on November 27 in Duluth, GA. In addition to their headlining dates, Paramore will be one of the featured acts at Voodoo Experience along with Pearl Jam, Nine Inch Nails, The Cure, Kid Rock, The Gaslight Anthem, Alkaline Trio, Matt & Kim, New Found Glory, A Silent Film, and many more. The band will grace the main stage before festival headliners Nine Inch Nails on Saturday, November 2.

Paramore broke onto the scene in 2005 with their debut album, All We Know Is FallingThe album hit #30 on the Billboard Heatseekers Chart, and Paramore toured on part of the Vans Warped Tour in the summer of 2006. In 2007, the band returned to the studio for their sophomore effort, Riot!The album debuted at #20 on the Billboard Top 200. In 2008, Alternative Press Magazine readers voted Paramore “Best Band of 2007”, and at the 50th Annual Grammy Awards, the band was nominated for the Grammy Award for Best New Artist. In November 2008, Paramore contributed their smash hit single, “Decode”, to the soundtrack of the blockbuster film Twilight. After releasing their first live album shortly after, Paramore returned to the studio and teamed up with renowned producer Rob Cavallo (Green Day, Goo Goo Dolls, My Chemical Romance, Kid Rock, Dave Matthews Band) for their third full-length LP, Brand New Eyes. The disc debuted at #2 on the Billboard Top 200, and sold over 175,000 copies in it’s first week of sales. The album won the award for Best Album at the 2010 Kerrang! Awards.

In the spring of 2010, the band toured in Australia’s Soundwave Festival, and that summer they headlined the Honda CivicParamore album Tour with support from Tegan & Sara and New Found Glory. In early 2011, Paramore hit the studio and recorded a handful of singles. One of which, “Monster”, saw Paramore make their return to cinema on the Transformers – Dark of The Moon soundtrack. The singles were compiled and released for download exclusively on the band’s website, collectively known as Singles ClubIn April 2012, Paramore entered the studio to record their self-titled fourth album. The band teamed up with producer Justin Meldal-Johnsen, and brought in dummer Ilan Rubin (Nine Inch Nails, Angels & Airwaves, ex-Lostprophets) to handle percussion for the recording sessions. The album debuted at #1 on the Billboard Top 200 in April 2013, giving the band it’s first chart-topping record. So far, the disc has spawned two hit singles, “Now” and “Still Into You”. Paramore toured once again on Soundwave Festival in 2013. The band’s North American arena tour kicks off tomorrow in Seattle at KeyArena. – by Matt Bishop

Paramour Self-Titled Tour

Oct. 15 – Seattle, Wash., KeyArena at Seattle Center
Oct. 16 – Vancouver, British Columbia, P.N.E. Forum
Oct. 18 – San Jose, Calif., SAP Center At San Jose
Oct. 19 – Anaheim, Calif., Honda Center
Oct. 22 – Fresno, Calif., Save Mart Center
Oct. 23 – San Diego, Calif., Viejas Arena
Oct. 26 – Grand Prairie, Texas, Verizon Theatre At Grand Prairie
Oct. 27 – Woodlands, Texas, The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
Oct. 29 – Independence, Mo., Independence Events Center
Oct. 30 – St. Louis, Mo., Fabulous Fox Theatre
Nov. 1 – Austin, Texas, Austin360 Amphitheater
Nov. 2 – New Orleans, La., Voodoo Experience
Nov. 4 – Sunrise, Fla., BB&T Center
Nov. 5 – Orlando, Fla., UCF Arena
Nov. 8 – Camden, N.J., Susquehanna Bank Center
Nov. 9 – Fairfax, Va., Patriot Center
Nov. 11 – Bethlehem, Pa., Sands Bethlehem Event Center
Nov. 13 – New York, N.Y., Madison Square Garden
Nov. 15 – Worcester, Mass., DCU Center
Nov. 17 – Uncasville, Conn., Mohegan Sun Arena
Nov. 18 – Montreal, Quebec, Bell Centre
Nov. 20 – Toronto, Ontario, Air Canada Centre
Nov. 21 – Auburn Hills, Mich., The Palace Of Auburn Hills
Nov. 23 – Saint Paul, Minn., The Roy Wilkins Auditorium
Nov. 24 – Chicago, Ill., UIC Pavilion
Nov. 26 – Nashville, Tenn., Bridgestone Arena
Nov. 27 – Duluth, Ga., The Arena at Gwinnett Center

About Matt Bishop

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