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Protest the Hero Announce Fortress Tenth Anniversary Tour

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2008 will mark the tenth anniversary of Protest the Hero’s much-beloved (and rightfully so) Fortress. So, to celebrate, the band will embark on an extra-special tour, during which they’ll play the album in its entirety. Or, as the band puts it, rather drolly:

“So apparently time passes us by pretty quickly and ‘Fortress’ has already been out for 10 years (at the end of Jan)! If that’s not insane enough, we are actually going to try to remember all these tunes and play them…sequentially…at a city near you!

“We hope you can make it out to one of these. Normally, we couldn’t say this with any semblance of conviction, but these shows might be the ones to actually get advanced tickets for. Some of these venues are on the small side and could fill up quickly! Anywho, it’s your life – we are just here to do anniversary tours…”

How can you not love this band, right?

Here are the dates:

March 22nd – Detroit, MI @ Shelter
March 23rd – Chicago, IL @ Bottom Lounge
March 24th – Milwaukee, WI @ Rave II
March 27th – Winnipeg, MB @ The Garrick
March 28th – Saskatoon, SK @ Louis’
March 29th – Edmonton, AB @ Union Hall
March 30th – Calgary, AB @ The Palace
April 1st – Vancouver, BC @ Rickshaw
April 2nd – Seattle, WA @ The Crocodile
April 3rd – Portland, OR @ Hawthorne Theatre
April 5th – San Francisco, CA @ Slim’s
April 6th – Los Angeles, CA @ The Roxy
April 7th – Anaheim, CA @ Chain Reaction
April 8th – San Diego, CA @ SOMA
April 19th – Montreal, QC @ La Tulipe
April 20th – Ottawa, ON @ Brass Monkey
April 22nd – Quebec City, QC @ Salle Multi
April 24th – Halifax, NB @ Marquee
April 25th – Moncton, NB @ Tide & Boar Ballroom
April 26th – Boston, MA @ Middle East
April 27th – New York, NY @ Gramercy Theatre
April 28th – Asbury Park, NJ @ House of Independents
April 29th – Philadelphia, PA @ Theatre of Living Arts
May 1st – Washington, DC @ Rock & Roll Hotel
May 2nd – Pittsburgh, PA @ Diesel
May 3rd – Cleveland, OH @ Agora
May 4th – Toronto @ The Danforth Music Hall

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