ARMORED SAINT Announce ‘Symbol Of Salvation’ U.S. Tour + Re-Issue; ACT OF DEFIANCE To Support


(By Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker, Senior Journalist/Writer, RiffRelevant.com)

U.S. metal legends Armored Saint have announced they will embark on a North American tour commemorating the band’s classic “Symbol Of Salvation” album.

On this special run, the group will perform their 1991 “Symbol Of Salvation” album in its entirety, with select shows to be recorded for a live DVD release.  Metal Blade Records label mates Act Of Defiance will provide support.

To further commemorate the legacy of the album, Metal Blade Records will reissue “Symbol Of Salvation” on CD and LP on May 18.  The LP will feature a vinyl remastering from Patrick W. Engel as part of the “Metal Blade Originals” series.  It will receive the special treatment of 400g heavy cardboard spine sleeves (inside-out print), 60x60cm two-sided artwork posters, and 250g inserts.  The CD will include four bonus tracks.

* CD (tour edition digipak w/ 4 bonus tracks)
* 180g black vinyl
* dark red maroon marbled vinyl (limited to 300 copies – EU exclusive)
* clear red/purple/black/white splattered vinyl (limited to 200 copies – EU exclusive)
* violet rosy brown marbled vinyl (limited to 300 copies – USA exclusive)
* pastel pink lilac marbled vinyl (limited to 200 copies – USA exclusive)

CD track listing:

01. Reign of Fire
02. Dropping Like Flies
03. Last Train Home
04. Tribal Dance
05. The Truth Always Hurts
06. Half Drawn Bridge
07. Another Day
08. Symbol of Salvation
09. Hanging Judge
10. Warzone
11. Burning Question
12. Tainted Past
13. Spineless
14. Medieval Nightmares (Demo)
15. Get Lost (Demo)
16. Toungue and Cheek (Demo)
17. Pirates (Demo)

Vinyl track listing:

Side A

01. Reign of Fire
02. Dropping Like Flies
03. Last Train Home
04. Tribal Dance
05. The Truth Always Hurts
06. Half Drawn Bridge
07. Another Day

Side B

01. Symbol of Salvation
02. Hanging Judge
03. Warzone
04. Burning Question
05. Tainted Past
06. Spineless


ARMORED SAINT “Symbol Of Salvation
 tour dates with ACT OF DEFIANCE:

July 10 – Poughkeepsie, NY – The Chance
July 11 – Sellersville, PA – Sellersville Theater
July 13 – New York, NY – The Gramercy Theatre
July 14 – Boston, MA – Brighton Music Hall
July 15 – Montreal, QC – Petite Campus
July 17 – Toronto, ON – Mod Club
July 18 – Cleveland, OH – The Cambridge at House of Blues
July 20 – Detroit, MI – Shelter
July 21 – Chicago, IL – Reggie’s
July 22 – Milwaukee, WI – Shank Hall
Aug. 16 – Las Vegas, NV – Count’s Vamp’d
Aug. 17 – Anaheim, CA – Parish at House of Blues
Aug. 18 – Los Angeles, CA – The Regent