Fozzy announce Fall tour with Theory of a Deadman, Chris Jericho announces WWE schedule

Fozzy has announced their first round of U.S. tour dates as they take to the road with Theory of a Deadman in support of their upcoming new studio album Do You Wanna Start A War (Century Media Records) set for release July 22. The band has confirmed a dozen shows throughout the south, midwest and east coast beginning September 17th in Tempe, AZ, additional dates will be announced. Recently, Fozzy premiered a new lyric video behind their debut single “Lights Go Out” that can now be viewed online []. Currently climbing the rock charts at radio, the track will be featured in the upcoming WWE 2K15 video game out later this fall. Additionally, this summer Chris Jericho makes his long awaited return to the ring and WWE with dozens of appearances confirmed beginning July 12th in New York City at Madison Square Garden. A complete list of Fozzy tour dates and WWE appearances are listed below. Led by the inimitable duo of guitarist Rich Ward, co-founder of the influential underground band Stuck Mojo, and vocalist Chris Jericho, famed WWE superstar and media personality, the band Fozzy has really always been about one thing: having fun. Produced by Ward, Do You Wanna Start A War is the bands follow-up to their acclaimed 2012 release Sin and Bones, and sixth studio effort since 2000. Featuring 12-tracks, the new album includes the debut single “Lights Go Out” [] alongside the title track and the return of the Theremin in “Bad Tattoo.” As described by Corey Taylor of Slipknot and Stone Sour, “Do You Wanna Start A War is dark, dense and sharp. Sonically and lyrically, this feels like it\’s going somewhere big. I love it!” Over the years, Fozzy has shared the stage with such music luminaries as Metallica, Avenged Sevenfold, Steel Panther, Shinedown, and many others. The band recently wrapped their spring tour performing across the country winning over thousands of fans at festivals including Rock on the Range, Carolina Rebellion, and Rockfest before crossing the Atlantic and winding down on the main stage of the Download Festival in the UK. Fozzy is Chris Jericho on vocals, Rich Ward on guitars and vocals, Frank Fontsere on drums, Billy Grey on guitars, and Paul Di Leo on bass. MEDIA ONLY: Stream the new album Do You Wanna Start A War online: Fozzy confirmed tour dates with Theory of a Deadman: * Fozzy only DATE CITY/STATE VENUE July 24 Los Angeles, CA The Whisky* (record release show!) August 2 Syracuse, NY New York State Fairgrounds* September 13 Janesville, WI Southern Wisconsin Regional Airport* September 17 Tempe, AZ The Marquee September 19 San Antonio, TX Backstage Live September 23 Atlanta, GA Center Stage September 24 Charlotte, NC The Fillmore September 26 Columbus, OH Newport Music Hall September 27 Winston-Salem, NC Ziggy’s October 2 Baltimore, MD Rams Head Live October 3 Knoxville, TN The International October 6 Lancaster, PA Chameleon Club October 7 Boston, MA House of Blues October 8 Sayreville, NJ Starland Ballroom October 11 Cleveland, OH House of Blues Chris Jericho confirmed WWE dates: DATE CITY/STATE VENUE July 12 New York, NY Madison Square Garden (WWE Live) July 13 Wildwood, NJ Wildwoods Convention Center (WWE Live) July 14 Richmond, VA The Richmond Coliseum (WWE RAW) July 15 Fayetteville, NC Crown Coliseum (WWE Smackdown) July 20 Tampa, FL Tampa Bay Times Front (WWE Battleground PPV) July 26 Edmonton, AB Rexall Place (WWE Live) July 27 Calgary, AB Scotiabank Saddledome July 28 Houston, TX Toyota Center (WWE RAW) July 29 Corpus Christi, TX American Bank Center (WWE Smackdown) August 3 San Antonio, TX Freeman Coliseum (WWE Live) August 4 Austin, TX Frank Erwin Center (WWE RAW) August 5 Laredo, TX Laredo Energy Center (WWE Smackdown) August 7 Melbourne, Australia Rod Laver Arena (WWE Live) August 8 Sydney, Australia Allphones Arena (WWE Live) August 9 Perth, Australia Perth Arena (WWE Live) August 11 Portland, OR Moda Center (WWE RAW) August 12 Seattle, WA Key Arena (WWE Smackdown) August 16 San Jose, CA Sap Center (WWE Live) August 17 Los Angeles, CA Staples Center (WWE Summer Slam PPC) August 18 Las Vegas, NV Thomas and Mack Center (WWE RAW) August 19 Phoenix, AZ US Airways Center (WWE Smackdown) August 25 Anaheim, CA Honda Center (WWE RAW) August 26 Ontario, CA Citizens Business Bank Arena (WWE Smackdown) September 1 Des Moines, IA Wells Fargo Arena (WWE RAW) September 2 Lincoln, NE TBA (WWE Live) September 8 Baltimore, MD Baltimore Arena (WWE RAW) September 9 Wilkes Barre, PA TBA (WWE Live) September 15 Lafayette, LA Cajundome (WWE RAW) September 21 Nashville, TN Bridgestone Arena (WWE Night of Champions PPV) September 22 Memphis, TN FedEx Forum (WWE RAW)