THE USED Set To Play RIOT FEST 2014 + Announce Upcoming Tour Dates

Pre-Order Tickets via Applauze To Receive A Limited Edition Package, Including The Used’s New Album, “Imaginary Enemy,” here: http://www.applauze.com/tours/usedtbs 

Fresh off their completely sold out North American Spring Tour, The Used have announced that they will be back on the road with Taking Back Sunday this fall, announcing a string of co-headlining North American dates, including Riot Fest Chicago and Riot Fest Denver. The tour kicks off September 8th in Columbus, OH and runs through October 6th, with their last show in St. Louis, MO. Limited pre-sale ticket bundles are available starting today at 3PM EST via Applauze. These bundles include a ticket, digital versions of The Used and Taking Back Sunday’s new albums, and a reduced service fee. Specially priced bundles are available through the free Applauze app, available in the Apple App Store. Fans can order their presale tickets online here: http://www.applauze.com/tours/usedtbs.

 The Used recently released their new album, Imaginary Enemy on April 1st, 2014 which hit #1 on the Billboard Independent Chart as well as the Tastemaker Albums Chart, and climbed high on the Hard Rock, Alternative, Digital Albums and Top Rock charts. For more information, please visit: http://theused.net

Produced by the acclaimed John Feldmann, The Used’s sixth studio release, “Imaginary Enemy,” puts The Used’s political frustrations and commitment to social change at its forefront and has opened up the platform for conversation among fans and critics alike. The response to the new album and tour has been overwhelmingly positive, with support pouring out from the likes of Alternative Press, HM Magazine, Substream Magazine, Billboard, Huffington Post, Brooklyn Vegan, Time Out NY and more. The band’s single “Cry” has been in heavy rotation on Sirius XM‘s Faction and Octane channels. Watch the music video for “Cry” here: http://youtu.be/CE2CAvJZiiM.

The Used-which also includes guitarist Quinn Allman, bassist Jeph Howard and drummer Dan Whitesides formed in Orem, Utah in 2001, signing to Reprise Records that same year. Championed by producer and collaborator John Feldmann, the band issued their gold-certified Self-Titled debut in 2002, quickly cementing the Used as leaders among the post-hardcore elite, thanks in part to unforgettable singles like “Box Full of Sharp Objects,” “The Taste of Ink,” “Blue And Yellow” and “Buried Myself Alive.” The band then released the CD/DVD combo Maybe Memoriesin 2003, now certified platinum, featuring B-sides, live cuts, demos and unreleased tracks, while still another gold record followed-2004’s In Love And Death”-spawning singles “Take It Away,” “I Caught Fire” and “All That I’ve Got” – which earned the band their first MuchMusic Video Award nomination.

Upcoming Tour Dates:

 9/8 – LC Pavilion – Columbus, OH

9/10 – Stage AE – Pittsburgh, PA

9/12 – Orbit Room – Grand Rapids, MI

TBA – RIOT FEST – Chicago, IL

9/16 – The Myth – Minneapolis, MN

9/17 – The District – Sioux Falls, SD

9/19 – KC live! At the Power and Light District – Kansas City, MO

TBA – RIOT FEST – Denver, CO

9/21 – Shrine Auditorium – Billings, MT

9/23 – Civic Auditorium – Idaho Falls, ID

9/25 – Showbox Sodo – Seattle, WA

9/26 – Roseland Theater – Portland, OR

9/29 – Macewan Hall – Calgary, AB

9/30 – Union Hall – Edmonton, AB

10/2 – The Burton Cummings Theatre – Winnipeg, MB

10/3 – The Venue – Fargo, ND

10/4 – 7 Flag Events Center – Des Moines, IA

10/6 – The Pageant – St. Louis, MO

For more information on The Used, please visit:

Website: www.TheUsed.net

Facebook: www.facebook.com/TheUsed

Twitter: twitter.com/WeAreTheUsed

YouTube: www.youtube.com/THEUSEDCHANNEL

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