Coheed and Cambria Announces First U.S. Headlining Tour in  Over 2 Years

“The Broken” from the Forthcoming  Year of the Black Rainbow Now Streaming at

Pre-release Club Dates in Syracuse NY,  Burlington VT, Portland ME, Hartford CT, Scranton PA and Brooklyn NY SOLD  OUT

Coheed and Cambria will embark on its first North American  headline tour since fall 2007 beginning April 22, nine days following the  April 13 release of its fifth studio album, Year of the Black Rainbow  (Columbia). The five-week track marks Coheed and Cambria’s return to  headlining its own shows following a two-year-plus period that has seen them  invited to play along with070-411 the likes of John Paul Jones, Johnny Winter and  others at Warren Haynes’ 2008 Christmas Jam, embarking on a pair of arena  tours in support of Slipknot and Heaven & Hell, respectively, and  appearing at festivals ranging from Austin City Limits to Lollapalooza to an  upcoming Coachella set.

Support for the upcoming tour will be Circa  Survive and Torche. Tickets go on sale Saturday, February  20th.

The band recently made available a first taste of Year of the Black Rainbow by streaming the new song “The Broken” at The song is also available for purchase on iTunes,  where it climbed to #5 on the Alternative Chart within hours of its release.

Produced by Atticus Ross (Nine Inch Nails, Jane’s Addiction) and Joe  Baressi (Queens of the Stone Age, Tool), Year of the Black Rainbow is  the eagerly awaited prequel to-and likely the final
70-410 installment of–the Amory  Wars tetralogy chronicled on Coheed and Cambria’s four previous inter-related  concept albums–The Second Stage Turbine Blade (2002); In Keeping Secrets of  Silent Earth: 3 (2003); Good Apollo, I’m Burning Star IV, Volume One: From  Fear Through the Eyes of Madness (2005) and Good Apollo, I’m Burning Star IV,  Volume Two: No World for Tomorrow (2007). The deluxe edition of the record,  currently available for pre-order at will include a  352-page Year of the Black Rainbow novel, penned by the band’s Claudio  Sanchez and New York Times Bestselling author Peter David, as well as a  “Making of” DVD featuring studio and interview footage and a Coheed and  Cambria “Black Card,”providing fans early entrance to shows, discounts on band  merchandise and exclusive downloads and offers.

Year Of The Black  Rainbow’s release will be preceded by a series of eight intimate club gigs  on the northeastern U.S., six of which are now sold out.

Tour  dates

W/Earl Greyhound
23  Rochester, NY – Harro East Theatre &  Ballroom
24   Syracuse, NY – The Westcott  Theater (SOLD OUT)
25  Clifton Park , NY – Northern Lights
26  South Burlington, VT – Higher Ground  Ballroom (SOLD OUT)
28   Portland, ME – Port City Music Hall (SOLD  OUT)
29  Hartford, CT – Webster  Theater (SOLD  OUT)
30  Scranton, PA – Hardware  Bar (formerly Tinks) (SOLD OUT)
31  Brooklyn, NY – Music Hall of Williamsburg (SOLD  OUT)

17 Indio, CA  – Coachella Valley Arts and Music  Festival

With Circa Survive, Torche
22 Charlotte, NC – The  Fillmore
23 Atlanta, GA – Tabernacle
24 Lake Buena Vista, FL – House of  Blues
25 Fort Lauderdale, FL – Revolution
27 Houston, TX – Warehouse  Live
28 Austin, TX – Stubb’s Waller Creek Outdoor
29 Dallas, TX  –  Palladium Ballroom
30 Tulsa, OK – Cain’s Ballroom
01  Oklahoma City, OK – Diamond Ballroom
03 Tempe, AZ  – Marquee  Theatre
04 Pomona, CA – Fox Theatre
05 San Francisco, CA – The Warfield  Theatre
07 Portland, OR –  Roseland Theater
08 Seattle, WA –  Showbox SoDo
10 Salt Lake City, UT – Murray Theater
11 Denver, CO –   Ogden Theatre
13 Minneapolis, MN – First Avenue
14 Chicago, IL –   Congress Theater
15 Royal Oak, MI – Royal Oak Music Theatre
17  Boston, MA –  House Of Blues
18 Montreal, QC – Metropolis
19  Toronto, ON – Sound Academy
22 Philadelphia, PA – Electric Factory
23  Columbus, OH – Rock on the Range Festival*
26 New York, NY – Rumsey  Playfield, Central Park
27 Washington, DC – 9:30 Club
27 Washington, DC  – 9:30 Club

*no Circa Survive, Torche