Grammy Nominated Skillet Embarks On European Festival Tour Including UK's Download

May 16 2016

GRAMMY Nominated Skillet will embark on their 2016 international summer festival tour, kicking off in Denmark’s Jelling Festival on May 28 with a wrap on July 3 in the Czech Republic.

Skillet will travel to multiple international markets, hitting some of the most popular festivals across Europe and Russia including UK's Download, Germany's Rock Am Ring and Rock Im Park.

The tour arrives shortly after their RIAA double platinum certification of top single "Monster," known as the biggest digital single in Christian music history. Skillet's 2014 headlining international tour sold-out more than half of all venues including London, Moscow, St. Petersburg, Warsaw, Antwerp and Cologne. Skillet's 2016 tour is the band's fourth trek across Europe.

On April 8, John Cooper revealed a short clip from Skillet’s to be announced album on his personal social media accounts, available on Twitter and Instagram, with a social reach of nearly 1,700,000. The highly anticipated record will follow three years after their No. 1 Billboard Rock hit RISE.

Skillet International Summer Tour Routing:
May 28 - Jelling, Denmark - Jelling Festival
May 31 - Stockholm, Sweden - Grona Lund Tivoli
June 1 - Oslo, Norway - Sentrum Scene
June 3 - Nuremberg, Germany - Rock Im Park
June 5 - Mendig, Germany - Rock am Ring
June 7 - Hohenems, Austria - Event Center
June 9 - Nickelsdorf, Austria - Nova Rock
June 10 - Leicestershire, UK - Download Festival
June 11 - Landgraaf, Netherlands - Pinkpop
June 12 - Paris, France - Download Festival Paris
June 15 - Kiev, Ukraine - Art-Zavod Platform
June 18 - Dessel, Belgium - Graspop Metal Festival
June 19 - Hinwil, Switzerland - Rock The Ring
June 21 - Perm, Russia - Sports Arena "Eaglet"
June 22 - Ekaterinburg, Russia - Teleclub
June 23 - Chelyabinsk, Russia - World Trade Center
June 25 - Ufa, Russia - Lights of Ufa
June 27 - Samara, Russia - MTL Arena
June 30 - Sopron, Hungary - Volt Festival
July 2 - Minsk, Belarus - Most Festival
July 3 - Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic - Rock The People
*All dates are subject to change

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