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Green Day Announce Tour Dates

As expected, Green Day will be hitting the road to support its new album, Revolution Radio, which comes out October 7.

The group has announced a 12-date U.S. tour, kicking off September 20 in St. Louis and wrapping October 20 in Berkeley, Calif. It then heads to Europe in January, staring January 10 in Turin, Italy, with 19 shows in nine countries. A pre-sale for Green Day's Idiot Nation fan club begins at 9 a.m. Wednesday (September 7), with a general on-sale at 9 a.m. Friday (September 9).

Revolution Radio is Green Day's first studio album since "!Tre!" in 2012; It's been preceded by the single "Bang Bang."

The full tour itinerary (so far) includes:

09/20 St. Louis, MO The Pageant
09/21 Chicago, IL Aragon Ballroom
09/23 Toronto, ON World Cup of Hockey
09/24 Deroit, MI Fillmore
09/26 Columbus, OH Newport Music Hall
09/28 Sayreville, NJ Starland Theater
09/29 Philadelphia, PA Tower Theatre
10/01 Boston, MA House of Blues
10/03 Washington, DC 9:30 Club
10/08 New York, NY Webster Hall
10/17 Los Angeles, CA Palladium
10/20 Berkeley, CA UC Theatre
01/10 Turin, Italy Pala Alpitour
01/11 Florence, Italy Mandela Forum
01/13 Bologna, Italy Unipol Arena
01/14 Milan, Italy Mediolanum Forum
01/16 Zurich, Switzerland Hallenstadion
01/18 Manheim, Germany SAP Arena
01/19 Berlin, Germany Mercedes Benz Arena
01/25 Oslo, Norway Spektrum
01/27 Stockholm, Sweden Stockholm Globe
01/28 Malmo, Sweden Malmo Arena
01/30 Cologne, Germany Lanxesse Arena
01/31 Amsterdam, Holland Ziggo Dome
02/02 Brussels, Belgium Forest National
02/03 Paris, France Accorhotels Arena
02/05 Leeds, UK Leeds First Direct Arena
02/06 Manchester, UK Manchester Arena
02/08 London, UK London The O2
06/23 Scheeßel, Germany Hurricane Festival
06/24 Tuttlingen, Germany Southside Festival


Gary Graff is an award-winning music journalist who not only covers music but has written books on Bob Seger, Neil Young and Bruce Springsteen.