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The Amity Affliction & A Day To Remember Expand Their Australian ‘Big Ass Tour’

Written by Michael Carr on October 1, 2015

After already selling out their Saturday December 19th show at Brisbane’s Riverstage, The Amity Affliction and A Day To Remember have just announced an extra “Big Ass” show on their upcoming Big Ass Tour, the heavy double bill returning to the 8,000 seater venue the following night for an encore performance.

Brisbane being the first stop on the tour, as well as a homecoming for The Amity Affliction, excitement was always high for the show. Still selling out such a large venue only goes to show the true pulling power of these two great acts, appearing on the same stages as Elton John and Cold Chisel. For The Amity Affliction this is a true milestone, with the sell out show capping off their 45 date tour across the US, UK and Europe in November and December.

Meanwhile, A Day To Remember are also keen to return to our shores, the tour being the first appearance the band has made here since their headlining slot at 2014’s Soundwave Festival. Speaking to triple j back in August when first news of the tour leaked, ADTR’s Jeremy McKinnon said of our great brown land that “Australia is our favourite place to play in the world so any excuse we can get to be there is great one.”

The extra show will also feature ongoing tour supports The Ghost Inside and Motionless In White, with tickets on sale at 10am on Friday October 9th from Live Nation and Big Ass Tour Official Website.

Telstra customer will have access to a special Telstra Thanks Pre-sale from 10am Tuesday October 6th until 10am Thursday October 8th with My Live Nation members also having access to yet another pre-sale commencing at midday on Thursday October 8th.

Tickets still remain for Sydney, Perth, Adelaide and Melbourne shows and are on sale now. See details below

UPDATE 01/12/15: The Ghost Inside have cancelled all their current tour dates, including Australia’s Big Ass Tour, and have released a statement saying they wish to focus on their recovery following the fatal bus crash in Texas.

UPDATE 04/12/15: Canberra five-piece Hands Like Houses have been announced as the replacement for The Ghost Inside.

UPDATE: 17/12/15: Both Brisbane legs of the Big Ass Tour have merged into one huge ass show. Details here and updated details below.

Gallery: A Day To Remember – The Forum, Sydney 27/02/14 / Photos by Chantelle Bootlis

Big Ass Tour Dates
The Amity Affliction, A Day To Remember, Motionless In White & Hands Like Houses

Saturday, 12th December
QANTAS Credit Union Arena, Sydney
Tickets: Live Nation

Monday, 14th December
Perth Arena, Perth
Tickets: Live Nation

Wednesday, 16th December
Adelaide Entertainment Centre, Adelaide
Tickets: Live Nation

Thursday, 17th December
Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne
Tickets: Live Nation

Saturday, 19th December – SOLD OUT
Brisbane Riverstage, Brisbane
Tickets: Live Nation

Sunday, 20th DecemberMERGED TO SATURDAY, 19TH DECEMBER
Riverstage, Brisbane
Tickets: Live Nation

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