Fates Warning Original Lineup Reuniting For Special Shows

The original lineup of Fates Warning will be reuniting next year for two special performances. The news comes as the current lineup have completed writing the music for a new album and prepare to launch a North American tour next week.

The reunion shows, featuring vocalist John Arch, will be taking place to celebrate the 30th anniversary of their "Awaken The Guardian" album. The first performance will occur at next year's Keep It True festival in Germany in late April and the second reunion show will happen at the ProgPower USA festival in Atlanta in early September of 2016.

The band also revealed that the current lineup have completed writing the music that will be featured on their next studio effort, which they expect to release next year via InsideOutMusic.

Jim Matheos had this to say "I'm happy to announce that all the music for FW12 is now written. Still some work to do on lyrics and final arrangements, but the plan is for us to start tracking in December with a release date planned for the first half of 2016."

U.S. fans can catch the band on the road this fall in support of their current album "Darkness In A Different Light", beginning next week when they launch the on October 9th in Hartford, CT at the Webster Theater.

The tour will be concluding on November 2nd in Ramona, CA at the Ramona Mainstage. The first half of the tour will feature support from Imminent Sonic Destruction (Oct. 9 - 21) and the second half will include Vangough (Oct. 23 - Nov. 2).

Fates Warning - USA Tour 2015:
10/9 Hartford, CT - Webster Theater
10/10 Worcester, MA - Palladium
10/11 Poughkeepsie, NY - The Chance
10/13 Brooklyn, NY - St. Vitus
10/14 Amityville, NY - Revolution
10/16 Detroit, MI - Token Lounge
10/17 Chicago, IL - Reggie's
10/18 Cleveland, OH - Agora Theater
10/20 Altoona, PA - McGarveys
10/21 Dayton, OH - Oddbody's
10/23 Dallas, TX - Trees
Oct 24. Houston, TX - Scout Bar
10/25 San Antonio, TX - Alamo City Music Hall
10/27 Denver, CO - The Roxy
10/29 Mesa, AZ - Club Red
10/30 Huntington Beach, CA - Fuzion
10/31 San Jose, CA - Rockbar
11/1 Los Angeles, CA - The Whisky
11/2 Ramona, CA - Ramona Mainstage

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