(NEW YORK, NY) – Three Days Grace will begin a co-headline tour with Breaking Benjamin in Peoria, IL on January 15th at the Peoria Civic Center.
The band’s most recent release Life Starts Now debuted at #3 on the Billboard Top 200 charts making it the highest debut ever for the band. “Break” the first single from Life Starts Now has reached #1 on the Active Rock BDS Charts and Top 5 at Mainstream Rock.
The Toronto-based rock band is comprised of Adam Gontier (vocals, guitar), Neil Sanderson (drums, piano), Brad Walst (bass), and Barry Stock (lead guitar).
Their first album, the self titled Three Days Grace, was released in 2003. The album generated three hit singles, “I Hate Everything About You” which reached #2 on the Mediabase Modern Rock charts and Top 5 on the Mediabase Mainstream Rock charts, “Just Like You” which went to #1 on both the Mediabase Modern Rock and Mediabase Mainstream Rock charts, and “Home” which went to #2 on the Mediabase Mainstream Rock charts.
One-X, the band’s sophomore album was released in 2006 and debut on the Billboard Album Chart at #5. That album also produced three #1 Mediabase Mainstream Rock singles “Animal I’ve Become,” “Pain” and “Never Too Late.”
For 2007 Mediabase ranked Three Days Grace as the # 1 artist in airplay across all rock formats (Modern Rock, Active Rock, Mainstream Rock). That same year R&R/Billboard also ranked Three Days Grace as #1 Active Rock Artist of the Year, #1 Rock Artist of the Year and #2 Modern Rock/Alternative Artist of the Year.
Both Three Days Grace and One-X have been certified Platinum. Three Days Grace has sold over 4 million albums worldwide.
Tickets for most shows go on sale Saturday, December 12, 2009. Fan club early pre sale begins on Tuesday, December 8, 2009. For a full listing please see below:
January 15- Peoria, IL- Peoria Civic Center Arena
January 16- Detroit, MI- Joe Louis Arena
January 18- Madison, WI- Alliant Energy Center
January 20- Duluth, MN- Duluth Entertainment Convention Center Arena
January 21- LaCrosse, WI- LaCrosse Center Arena
January 23- Mankato, MN- Verizon Wireless Center
January 24- Rockford, IL- Rockford Metro Center
January 26- Grand Island, NE- Heartland Events Center
January 27- Cedar Rapids, IA- US Cellular Center
January 29- Evansville, IN- Roberts Stadium
January 30- Ft. Wayne, IN- Allen County War Memorial Coliseum
February 1- Lexington, KY- Rupp Arena
February 2- Huntington, WV- Big Sandy Superstore Arena
February 14- Portland, ME- Cumberland Civic Center
*More dates to be announced