Dates announced for System of a Down + Deftones double headline tour

The dates have been confirmed for the upcoming SOAD/Deftones double headline tour. Fans in the US can catch the tour at the following venues and cities this summer:

Aug. 02 – Philadelphia, PA – Susquehanna Bank Center
Aug. 04 – Holmdel Township, NJ – PNC Center
Aug. 05 – Wantagh, NY – Nikon At Jones Beach
Aug. 07 – Washington, DC – Verizon Center
Aug. 09 – Boston, MA – Comcast Center
Aug. 11 – Montreal, QC – Heavy MTL
Aug. 12 – Toronto, ON – Heavy T.O.
Aug. 14 – Detroit, MI – DTE Energy Amphitheater
Aug. 15 – Chicago, IL – Allstate Arena

Deftones are currently in the studio working on new material, expected to have a release sometime in late 2012. There are no plans for the reformed System of a Down to record new material as a band at present. Frontman Serj Tankian will release his third solo album ‘Harikari’ prior to the System/Deftones tour.