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Coronavirus: A Full List of Metal and Hard Rock Tours and Their Current Status

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MetalSucks has assembled a list of as many metal and hard rock tours and festivals as we could find that were originally scheduled for 2020, along with each tour’s current status: canceled entirely, postponed indefinitely, or rescheduled. Information about new dates is included where appropriate.

This post will be updated on a continual basis. The time of the most recent update is 9:30am EDT, September 17, 2020. Bookmark this page and check back for frequent updates.

The latest updates in the past few days, many with newly announced rescheduled dates, include:

  • Monster Magnet
  • Five Finger Death Punch, Papa Roach, I Prevail, Ice Nine Kills
  • Poppy (Europe)
  • Trans-Siberian Orchestra
  • Parkway Drive, Hatebreed, Knocked Loose, Fit For a King
  • Kiss / David Lee Roth
  • Machine Head

More details on the above tours are available below.

If you’d like to see a tour added, or have an update to provide, please email us at news@metalsucks.net with appropriate info.

North America

Kiss, David Lee Roth
Run dates: February 1 – October 3
Status: Rescheduled to 2021

Bad Omens, Oh, Sleeper, Thousand Below, Bloodline
Run dates: February 13 – March 28
Status: canceled as of March 13

While She Sleeps, He Is Legend, Savage Hands
Run dates: February 13 – March 17
Status: He Is Legend dropped off March 13

Black Label Society, Obituary, Lord Dying
Run dates: February 26 – March 28
Status: postponed, rescheduled to August 2020, then rescheduled again to July/August 2021

Overkill, Exhorder
Run dates: February 26 – March 14
Status: canceled as of March 13

Today is the Day
Run dates: February 26 – April 5
Status: canceled as of March 14

Devin Townsend
Run dates: February 27 – March 25
Status: postponed as of March 12

The Acacia Strain, Rotting Out, Creeping Death, Chamber, Fuming Mouth
Run dates: February 28 – April 5
Status: Remaining dates have been cancelled, save for two shows intended to help the band raise gas money to get home.

Weedeater
Run dates: February 29 – March 21
Status: canceled as of March 16

Pathology, Pyrexia
Run dates: March 4 – March 28
Status: canceled as of March 16

Dragonforce, Unleash the Archers
Run dates: March 5 – March 21
Status: canceled as of March 13, rescheduled to March 2021

We Came as Romans, The Devil Wears Prada, Gideon, Dayseeker
Run dates: March 5 – April 11
Status: originally rescheduled for July 24 – August 23, then rescheduled to winter 2021

Fit for a King, Chelsea Grin, Alpha Wolf
Run dates: March 7 – April 11
Status: initially rescheduled to June/July, then canceled as of May 6

Killswitch Engage, August Burns Red, Light the Torch
Run dates: March 10 – April 12
Status: entirely canceled as of March 13. band issued update on May 15 saying they are eyeing November/December for rescheduled dates with the same lineup but warned that “we want to be clear that nothing is set in stone yet.”

Tool
Run dates: March 11 – March 16, April 16 – June 23
Status: Dates through May 5 were initially postponed, then fully canceled as of June 4

Animals as Leaders, Veil of Maya, Dance Gavin Dance, Issues, Royal Coda
Run dates: March 12 – April 25
Status: canceled as of March 12, rescheduled to August/September, then rescheduled to March/April 2021

Thy Art is Murder, Fit For an Autopsy, Enterprise Earth, Aversions Crown
Run dates: March 12 – April 15
Status: canceled as of March 13

Origin, Beneath the Massacre, Defeated Sanity, Wake
Run dates: March 12 – April 11
Status: Remaining dates postponed

Insomnium, Omnium Gatherum, Sevenspires
Run dates: March 12 – April 18
Status: canceled as of March 13

Decibel Magazine Tour (Mayhem, Abbath, Gatecreeper, Idle Hands)
Run dates: March 13 – April 10
Status: canceled as of March 12

Carnifex, 3Teeth, The Browning, Skold
Run dates: March 13 – April 18
Status: canceled as of March 13

Life of Agony, Doyle
Run dates: March 13 – April 5
Status: rescheduled to September/October

Fleshgod Apocalypse, The Agonist
Run dates: March 16 – April 6
Status: canceled as of March 11

Cancer Bats
Run dates: March 19 – 26
Status: rescheduled

Possessed
Run dates: March 17 – April 3
Status: canceled as of March 13

Sepultura, Sacred Reich, Crowbar
Run dates: March 18 – April 22
Status: canceled as of March 13, rescheduled to March/April 2021

Windhand
Run dates: March 18 – March 21, May 28 – June 4, August 15/16, September 3 – September 6
Status: East Coast dates canceled as of March 16. May dates and later are still on.

Devastation on the Nation (Rotting Christ, Borknagar, Wolfheart, Abigail Williams, Imperial Triumphant)
Run dates: March 19 – April 19
Status: rescheduled for February and March 2021

Ringworm, All Out War, High Command
Run dates: March 19 – 22
Status: canceled

Yob
Run dates: March 19 – March 28, July 10 – July 12
Status: Rescheduled as of March 16, rescheduled dates canceled as of May 12

Circa Survive
Run dates: March 20 – April 14
Status: canceled as of March 12

Deafheaven, Inter Arma, Greet Death, All Your Sisters
Run dates: March 20 – May 2
Status: canceled as of March 13

Monster Magnet, Nebula, Silvertomb
Run dates: March 20 – April 18
Status: Rescheduled for January 21 – February 19, 2021, canceled entirely as of September 16

In This Moment, Black Veil Brides, Ded, Raven Black
Run dates: March 24 – May 17
Status: postponed

Sebastian Bach
Run dates: March 25 – May 11
Status: rescheduled to October 28 – December 15

The Warning
Run dates: March 25 – April 27
Status: canceled as of March 13

Rage Against the Machine, Run the Jewels
Run dates: March 26 – May 23, June 19, July 10 – August 17
Status: All dates through May 20 were canceled as of March 13. The band announced all 2020 dates have been rescheduled to 2021 as of May 1, with ticket holders eligible for refunds.

Attila, Xavier Wulf, Volumes
Run dates: March 26 – April 25
Status: canceled as of March 13

Code Orange, Jesus Piece, Year of the Knife, Show Me the Body
Run dates: March 30 – April 24, May 2, May 10, May 17
Status: postponed

Alice Cooper, Lita Ford
Run dates: March 31 – April 22, May 30 – June 27
Status: canceled as of March 13

Cold
Run dates: April 2 – May 30
Status: canceled as of March 13

Tyr, Heidevolk, Trollfest, Metsatöll
Run dates: April 3 – April 26
Status: postponed

Decibel Magazine Metal & Beer Fest (festival, Philadelphia, PA)
Run dates: April 3 – April 4
Status: canceled as of March 12, rescheduled to April 9-10, 2021 with some of the same bands

Haunt, Satan, Night Demon, Bewitcher
Run dates: April 4 – April 17
Status: canceled as of March 27

Volbeat, Clutch
Run dates: April 4 – May 13
Status: initially postponed, then canceled as of May 18

Five Finger Death Punch, Papa Roach, I Prevail, Ice Nine Kills
Run dates: April 8 – May 20
Status: postponed until September 28 – November 9; then canceled entirely as of September 3

Allegaeon, Fallujah, Entheos, Etherius
Run dates: April 9 – April 29
Status: postponed

Foo Fighters
Run dates: April 12 – April 20, May 10 – May 20
Status: postponed, rescheduled for December

Liturgy
Run dates: April 15 – April 25
Status: rescheduled to August/September

Doro
Run dates: April 16 – May 7
Status: canceled as of March 28

Darkest Hour, Misery Signals, Sect
Run dates: April 16 – April 26
Status: postponed, rescheduled to December

Napalm Death, Aborted, Tombs, WVRM
Run dates: April 17 – May 16
Status: Aborted dropped off first; Napalm Death stated tour was canceled as of April 16.

Hellyeah, All That Remains, Butcher Babies
Run dates: April 18 – May 23
Status: postponed as of March 24, canceled as of June 9

Testament, The Black Dahlia Murder, Municipal Waste
Run dates: April 20 – May 28
Status: postponed as of April 14, new dates TBA

Swallow the Sun, Infected Rain
Run dates: April 20 – May 24
Status: rescheduled to March/April 2021

Jinjer, Suicide Silence, Toothgrinder
Run dates: April 23 – May 23
Status: postponed as of April 9, new dates TBA

Insane Clown Posse
Run dates: April 23 – June 5
Status: rescheduled to September/October as of March 19

Smashing Pumpkins
Run dates: April 23 – May 8
status: rescheduled to October as of March 30

Fu Manchu
Run dates: April 27 – May 16, August 11 – August 18, November 7 – November 12
Status: spring portion postponed until 2021

Motionless in White, Knocked Loose, Stick to Your Guns, Ovtlier
Run dates: April 28 – May 24
Status: postponed as of March 27, canceled entirely as of April 30

Misery Signals, END, Chamber, Neck of the Woods
Run dates: April 30 – May 9
Status: rescheduled to November

Flotsam and Jetsam
Run dates: May 4 – June 5
Status: rescheduled to to April 30 – June 6, 2021

Airbourne
Run dates: April 30 – May 23
Status: postponed

Asking Alexandria, Falling In Reverse, Wage War, Hyro The Hero
Run dates: April 30 – May 31
Status: canceled as of April 11, to be rescheduled with new dates TBA

Hatebreed, After the Burial, Havok, Creeping Death
Run dates: May 1 – May 15
Status: canceled as of March 23

Stabbing Westward
Run dates: May 1 – June 15
Status: canceled as of April 19

Brutus
Run dates: May 1 – May 22
Status: canceled as of March 27

Baroness, Against Me!
Run dates: May 1 – May 30
Status: canceled as of April 17

Alter Bridge, Black Stone Cherry, Saint Asonia
Run dates: May 1 – May 24
Status: postponed as of April 22

Coheed & Cambria
Run dates: May 1 – May 31, August 30 – October 3, October 26 – October 30 (Neverender cruise)
Status: postponed first leg of the tour (May) as of April 10, then canceled them fully on May 4. Neverender cruise postponed to October 2021, exact dates TBA. Second leg of tour (August through October) unaffected as of now.

Epicenter (festival, Charlotte, NC)
Run dates: May 1 – May 3
Status: canceled as of March 23

Apocalyptica, Lacuna Coil
Run dates: May 3 – May 26
Status: rescheduled to January 21 – February 21, 2021

Pop Evil
Run dates: May 8 – June 27
Status: postponed as of April 3

Welcome to Rockville (festival, Daytona Beach, FL)
Run dates: May 8 – May 10
Status: canceled as of March 23

Between the Buried and Me
Run dates: May 9 – June 19
Status: postponed as of March 27; rescheduled dates TBD.

1349
Run dates: May 13 – 16
Status: canceled

Uncle Acid & the Deadbeats
Run dates: May 14 – June 7
Status: postponed as of April 4, canceled as of June 10

Journey
Run dates: May 15 – September 12
Status: canceled as of May 6

Black N’ Blue Bowl
Run dates: May 16 – May 17
Status: postponed until September 5-6

P.O.D.
Run dates: May 18 – 21
Status: postponed

Symphony X, Primal Fear, Firewind
Run dates: May 14 – June 17
Status: postponed until 2021, dates TBA

Sonic Temple (festival, Columbus, OH)
Run dates: May 15 – May 17
Status: canceled as of March 23

Acid Witch, Elder, Primitive Man, Ringworm
Run dates: May 20 – June 7
Status: rescheduled to November/December

Rocklahoma (festival)
Run dates: May 20 – May 24
Status: canceled

Caligula’s Horse, Moon Tooth, Ebonivory
Run dates: May 22 – June 20
Status: Postponed to Jan/Feb 2021 as of March 22

Maryland Deathfest
Run dates: May 22 – 25
Status: canceled as of March 27, 90% of bands rebooked for 2021 festival

System of a Down, Korn, Faith No More
Run dates: May 22 – 23
Status: rescheduled to May 21 and 22, 2021

Primus, Wolfmother, The Sword
Run dates: May 26 – July 3
Status: postponed to 2021 as of May 1, new dates announced

Slipknot, A Day to Remember, Underoath, Code Orange
Run dates: May 30 – June 25
Status: canceled as of May 13

Ratt, Cinderella’s Tom Keifer, Skid Row, Slaughter
Run dates: June 3 – June 14, August 25 – September 19
Status: June dates postponed as of April 22, full tour canceled as of June 15

Bonnaroo 2020 Featuring Tool, Primus, Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats, Etc.
Run dates: June 11 – 14
Status: originally postponed until September 24 – 27, then canceled as of June 25

Megadeth, Lamb of God, Trivium, In Flames
Run dates: June 12 – August 1, October 2 – November 13
Status: rescheduled to summer 2021

Nu-Metal Revival Tour (Saliva, Powerman 5000, Adema, Flaw)
Run dates: June 25 – July 26
Status: still on

Mötley Crüe, Def Leppard, Poison, Joan Jett & The Blackhearts
Run dates: June 18 – September 5
Status: rescheduled to 2021, dates TBA

Firefly Festival
Run dates: June 18 – 21
Status: canceled as of March 24

Nickelback, Stone Temple Pilots, Tyler Bryant & The Shakedown, Switchfoot
Run dates: June 19 – October 3
Status: canceled as of May 19

Godsmack, The Pretty Reckless
Run dates: July/August
Status: canceled before it was even announced

Ministry, KMFDM, Front Line Assembly
Run dates: July 1- August 1
Status: still on

Guns N’ Roses
Run dates: July 4 – August 25
Status: postponed until 2021, dates TBA

Sammy Hagar, Whitesnake, Night Ranger
Run dates: July 9 – September 20
Status: still on

Fire in the Mountains (festival)
Run dates: July 10 – July 12
Status: canceled as of May 1, working on re-booking same bands for 2021

Inkcarceration (festival)
Run dates: July 10 – 12
Status: canceled as of May 1

Breaking Benjamin, Bush, Theory of Deadman, Saint Asonia, Cory Marks
Run dates: July 15 – September 8
Status: canceled as of May 19

Incubus, 311, Badflower
Run dates: July 15 – September 5
Status: canceled as of May 19

Disturbed, Staind, Bad Wolves
Run dates: July 15 – September 12
Status: postponed until summer 2021 as of May 20; new dates here

Rock USA (festival)
Run dates: July 16 – July 18
Status: canceled

Deftones, Gojira, Poppy
Run dates: July 27 – September 5
Status: postponed to 2021 as of May 19, new dates for summer 2021 announced

Shinedown
Run dates: July 31 – September 12
Status: rescheduled from spring to summer, then canceled as of May 26

Korn, Faith No More
Run dates: August 7 – September 17
Status: canceled as of May 29

Psycho Las Vegas (festival)
Run dates: August 14 – 16
Status: postponed until 2021 with most bands re-booked

Rammstein
Run dates: August 20 – September 27
Status: postponed until 2021, new dates announced

Amaranthe
Run dates: August 20 – October 2
Status: canceled as of June 9

Parkway Drive, Hatebreed, Knocked Loose, Fit For a King
Run dates: August 21 – September 17
Status: rescheduled to 2021

Nightwish
Run dates: September 8 – September 15
Status: canceled

Judas Priest
Run dates: September 9 – October 17
Status: rescheduled to September/October 2021

My Chemical Romance
Run dates: September 9 – October 14
Status: rescheduled to 2021

Amorphis, Entombed A.D., Nervosa
Run dates: September 11 – October 25
Status: canceled as of May 10

Riot Fest
Run dates: September 11 – 13
Status: canceled as of June 16; 2021 edition to feature many of the same bands

ProgPower USA (festival)
Run dates: September 11 – 13
Status: rescheduled to September 8 – 11, 2021

Louder Than Life (festival)
Run dates: September 18 – 20
Status: canceled as of April 24

Def Leppard, ZZ Top
Run dates: September 21 – October 18
Status: still on

Eluveitie
Run dates: September 21 – October 25
Status: canceled as of May 26

Nile
Run dates: September 26 – November 14
Status: still on

Hammerfall
Run dates: September/October
Status: canceled as of May 6

Aftershock (festival)
Run dates: October 9 – October 11
Status: rescheduled to October 7 – October 10, 2021

Trans-Siberian Orchestra
Run dates: November/December 2020
Status: canceled as of August 22

Europe / U.K.

Papa Roach
Run dates: February 16 – March 18
Status: March 13-18 canceled as of March 12

I Prevail
Run dates: February 20 – March 28
Status: canceled as of March 13

Belphegor, Suffocation, Hate
Run dates: February 22 – March 27
Status: canceled

After the Burial, Make Them Suffer, Polar, Spiritbox
Run dates: February 28 – March 21
Status: all dates March 12 and later canceled

Kvelertak
Run dates: Feb 29 – March 22
Status: canceled as of March 12

Poppy
Run dates: March
Status: initially rescheduled to November and December 2020, then canceled entirely as of August 24

Decapitated, Beyond Creation, Ingested, Lorna Shore, Viscera
Run dates: March 2 – March 28
Status: will run through March 15 in Birmingham, then will end

Emperor
March 14, Moscow, RU
Status: Postponed until September 5

Car Bomb
Run dates: March 8 – March 28
Status: canceled as of March 13

Torche
Run dates: March 12 – April 16
Status: canceled as of March 11

Prognosis (festival, Eindhoven, Netherlands)
Run dates: March 20 – 21
Status: canceled as of March 12, rescheduled to September 4 – September 5

William DuVall (Alice in Chains)
Run dates: March 25 – April 30
Status: canceled as of March 13

Cattle Decapitation, Disentomb, Internal Bleeding, Gloom
Run dates: March 27 – April 17
Status: Postponed

Lamb of God, Kreator, Power Trip
Run dates: March 27 – April 25
Status: canceled as of March 13, rescheduled for 2021

Igorrr, Author & Punisher
Run dates: March 27 – April 29
Status: canceled March 16 and rescheduled to January/February 2021

Parkway Drive, Hatebreed, Stick to Your Guns, Venom Prison
Run dates: April 1 – April 18
Status: “several shows affected” as of March 12, postponed as of March 19 to December

Evanescence, Within Temptation
Run dates: April 4 – May 1
Status: postponed as of March 13, rescheduled to September/October, then rescheduled to 2021

Inferno (festival, Oslo, NO)
Run dates: April 9 – April 12
Status: canceled as of March 12

The Acacia Strain, Left Behind, Leeched, Mental Cruelty
Run dates: April 16 – April 26
Status: canceled as of March 13

Machine Head
Run dates: April 19 – June 6
Status: canceled as of March 11, rescheduled to October and November, canceled entirely as of July 31

Khemmis
Run dates: April 23 – May 2
Status: postponed as of March 31

Corrosion of Conformity, Spirit Adrift
Run dates: April 25 – May 16
Status: canceled as of March 27, rescheduled dates TBD spring 2021

Guns N’ Roses
Run dates: May 20 – June 27
Status: canceled as of May 11

Yob
Run dates: May 20 – May 30
Status: postponed as of March 26

Rammstein
Run dates: May 25 – August 4
Status: postponed on May 8, rescheduled to 2021

Judas Priest
Run dates: May 30 – July 28
Status: rescheduled to May through July 2021

Korn
Run dates: May/June
Status: rescheduled to 2021

Periphery
Run dates: June
Status: canceled

Faith No More
Run dates: June/July
Status: rescheduled to 2021

Motionless in White
Run dates: June
Status: canceled

August Burns Red
Run dates: June
Status: canceled as of April 21

Alter Bridge
Run dates: June 12 – July 9
Status: canceled as of June 9

Tuska (festival)
Run dates: June 26 – June 28
Status: canceled

Incubus
Run dates: June
Status: postponed to 2021

Iron Maiden
Run dates: June, July 2020
Status: canceled as of May 6, European tour rescheduled to summer 2021

The Black Dahlia Murder
Run dates: July/August
Status: canceled

Alien Weaponry
Run dates: June
Status: canceled

High on Fire
Run dates: all dates in 2020
Status: canceled as of April 21

Volbeat
Run dates: June 2 – July 7
Status: still on

Rock Am Ring (festival)
Run dates: June 5 – June 7
Status: canceled as of April 14, rescheduled with many of the same bands to 2021 as of June 10

Rock Im Park (festival)
Run dates: June 5 – June 7
Status: canceled as of April 14, rescheduled with many of the same bands to 2021 as of June 10

Hellfest
Run dates: June 19 – June 21
Status: postponed to 2021

Download Festival
Run dates: June 12 – June 14
Status: canceled

Fu Manchu
Run dates: June 13 – 27, September 24 – October 14
Status: still on

Bang Your Head (festival)
Run dates: July 16 – July 18
Status: canceled as of April 14

Bloodstock (festival)
Run dates: August 6 – August 9
Status: more bands added on April 7, festival finally postponed until 2021 on May 4 with an extra day added

Wacken Open Air (festival)
Run dates: July 30 – August 1
Status: canceled as of April 15

Rage Against the Machine
Run dates: August 28 – September 10
Status: still on

Epica, Apocalyptica
Run dates: October 21 – December 17
Status: rescheduled to 2021

Battle Beast
Run dates: November 11 – December 5
Status: canceled

Nightwish, Amorphis
Run dates: November / December
Status: rescheduled to May 2021

Asia / Australia

Lacuna Coil
Run dates: March 13 – 27
Status: canceled as of March 5

Deftones
Run dates: March 15 – 23
Status: canceled as of March 13

Slipknot
Run dates: March 20 – March 29
Status: canceled as of March 5, Knotfest Japan rescheduled to January 10 and 11, 2021, more dates rescheduled for January

Carcass
Run dates: March 20 – March 28
Status: canceled as of March 13

Trivium
Run dates: March 2020
Status: canceled as of March 5

Suicide Silence
Run dates: March 21 – April 5
Status: canceled as of March 7

My Chemical Romance
Run dates: March 20 – March 28
Status: Japan dates canceled as of March 12

Live, Bush, Stone Temple Pilots
Run dates: April 2020
Status: rescheduled to February and March 2021

Iron Maiden
Run dates: May 2020
Status: postponed

Life of Agony, Doyle
Run dates: May 20 – May 23
Status: postponed, rescheduled to fall, dates TBA

Steel Panther, Sevendust
Run dates: May 20 – May 26
Status: rescheduled to February 2021

Chelsea Wolfe
Run dates: June
Status: rescheduled to June 2021

Central and South America

Guns N’ Roses
Run dates: March 14 – April 11
Status: Rescheduled for November 8 – December 6

Heaven & Hell (festival, Mexico City, MX)
Run dates: March 14 – March 15
Status: still on

Metallica, Greta Van Fleet
Run dates: April 2020
Status: rescheduled to December 2020

Domination (festival, Mexico City, MX)
Run dates: May 1 – May 2
Status: canceled as of March 24

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