by Black Bubblegum

Mastodon @ Brooklyn Masonic Temple, NYC (Kid Swinging) (more about that)
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Mastodon has announced plans to tour with the supremely dubious named "Rockstar Energy Mayhem Tour", providing support for (ugh) co-headliners Slipknot & Disturbed, as well as Machine Head, Dragonforce, The Red Chord and many others. Tentative dates are below...

ROCKSTAR ENERGY MAYHEM TOUR - 2008 TOUR DATES*
July 9 - Seattle, WA @ White River Amphitheatre
July 11 - Sacramento, CA @ Sleep Train Amphitheatre
July 12 - San Francisco, CA @ Shoreline Amphitheatre
July 13 - Irvine, CA @ Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
July 15 - Fresno, CA @ Selland Arena
July 16 - San Diego, CA @ Coors Amphitheatre
July 18 - Phoenix, AZ @ Cricket Wireless Pavilion
July 19 - Albuquerque, NM @ Journal Pavilion
July 20 - Denver, CO @ Coors Amphitheatre
July 22 - Kansas City, MO @ Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
July 23 - St. Louis, MO @ Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
July 25 - Dallas, TX @ Smirnoff Music Centre
July 26 - San Antonio, TX @ Verizon Wireless Ampitheater
July 27 - Houston, TX @ Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
July 29 - Tampa, FL @ Ford Amphitheatre
July 30 - Miami, FL @ Sound Advice Amphitheater
August 1 - Atlanta, GA @ HiFi Buys Amphitheatre Amphitheatre
August 2 - Indianapolis, IN @ Verizon Wireless Music Center
August 3 - Buffalo, NY @ Darien Lake Performing Arts Center
August 5 - TBA
August 6 - Clarkston, MI @ DTE Energy Music Theatre
August 8 - Toronto, ON @ Molson Amphitheatre
August 9 - Pittsburgh, PA @ Post-Gazette Pavilion
August 10 - Chicago, IL @ First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
August 12 - TBA
August 13 - Boston, MA @ Tweeter Center for the Performing Arts
August 15 - Camden, NJ @ Tweeter Center at the Waterfront
August 16 - Washington, DC @ Nissan Pavilion
August 17 - Hartford, CT @ New England Dodge Music Center
August 20 - Saratoga, NY @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center
August 21 - Holmdel, NJ @ PNC Bank Arts Center

*All dates with Slipknot, Disturbed, Mastodon, DragonForce, Sevendust, Airborne, Five Finger Death Punch, 36 Crazyfists, Machine Head, Black Tide, Suicide Silence, the Red Chord and Walls of Jericho