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[Photos by: Deftones/Ralph Arvesen, Poppy/YouTube, Gojira/Stefan Brending]

Alt-metal icons Deftones, Euro masters Gojira and next-gen power princess Poppy have teamed up to create one of the most fascinating tours in recent memory. Commencing July 27 in Portland, Oregon and ending Sept. 5 in Denver, Colorado, this multi-faceted lineup is going to generate some double-takes.

“We’re super excited to have Gojira spending the summer with us,” Deftones frontman Chino Moreno says. “And Poppy will be a really fun addition as well. We’re looking forward to seeing everyone this summer. It’s been a minute.”

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Of course, longtime stans of Deftones aren’t the slightest bit surprised by this bill. Once considered a pillar of “nü metal,” the Sacramento outfit have continued to grow as artists outside of listeners’ comfort zones. French prog-metal unit Gojira have been expanding the notion of their chosen genre for over two decades. And Poppy’s mix of the innocent and the profane has gotten her into the ears and hearts of many.

Presale tickets begin for Citi cardholders Feb. 11 at 9 a.m. PST. General tickets go on sale this Friday, Feb. 14. Because who has let you down more: music or Valentines Day dates? See the full list of dates below, and purchase your tickets at the Deftones website.

Dates:

07/27 – Portland, OR @  Theatre of the Clouds at Moda Center
07/28 – Seattle, WA @ WaMu Theater
07/30 – San Francisco, CA @ Bill Graham Civic Auditorium
08/01 – Las Vegas, NV @ Pearl Concert Theater at Palms Casino Resort
08/02 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Greek Theatre
08/04 – Phoenix, AZ @ Arizona Federal Theatre
08/05 – Alberquerque, NM @ Isleta Amphitheater
08/07 – Bonnner Springs, KS @ Providence Medical Center Amphitheater
08/08 – Milwaukee, WI @ The Eagles Ballroom*
08/09 – Minneapolis, MN @ The Armory
08/11 – Chicago, IL @ Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island
08/12 – Sterling Heights, MI @ Michigan Lottery Amphitheater at Freedom Hill
08/14 – Boston, MA @ Agganis Arena
08/15 – Laval, QC @ Place Bell
08/17 – Toronto, ON @RBC Echo Beach
08/19 – New York, NY @ The Rooftop at Pier 17
08/20 – Asbury Park, NJ @ Stone Pony Summer Stage
08/22 – Philadelphia, PA @ The Met Philadelphia
08/23 – Washington, DC @ The Anthem
08/24 – Bridgeport, CT @ Harbor Yard Amphitheater
08/26 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Petersen Events Center
08/27 – Indianapolis, IN @ The Amphitheatre at White River State Park
08/29 – Nashville, TN @ Nashville Municipal Auditorium
08/30 – Atlanta, GA @ Cadence Bank Amphitheatre at Chastain Park
09/01 – San Antonio, TX @ AT&T Center
09/02 – Houston, TX @ White Oak Music Hall
09/03 – Irving, TX @ The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory
09/05 – Denver, CO @ Pepsi Center

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