German hard rock veterans SCORPIONS have announced the dates for the North American leg of their “Get Your Sting And Blackout” world tour in support of the new album. The legendary rockers will be celebrating 40-plus years in music on this final outing — set to kick off June 18 in Holmdel, NJ — that will take them around the globe through 2012, with special guests supporting along the way, including CINDERELLA who will help jump-start the tour, and heavy metal/hard rock band DOKKEN.

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With over 30 North American shows planned, the two-month summer tour will take the band, known worldwide for their mega, arena hard rock and over 100 million records sold, to such cities as Baltimore, MD; Jones Beach, NY; Toronto and Milwaukee. As they make their way west, they’ll stop in Albuquerque before hitting the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles July 29. (See dates below with more to be announced)

Get Your Sting and Blackout North American tour (more dates are coming)
Jun. 18 – Holmdel, NJ – PNC Bank Arts Center
Jun. 19 – Baltimore, MD – Merriweather Post Pavilion
Jun. 22 – Jones Beach, NY – Jones Beach Theater
Jun. 25 – Quebec City, QC – Pavillion de la Juenesse
Jun. 26 – Montreal, QC – Bell Centre
Jun. 27 – Toronto, ON – Molson Amphitheatre
Jul. 02 – Milwaukee, WI – Summerfest – TBA via Ticketmaster
Jul. 24 – Oklahoma City, OK – Oklahoma City Zoo Amphitheatre
Jul. 26 – Albuquerque, NM – The Pavilion
Jul. 29 – Los Angeles, CA – Greek Theater
Jul. 31 – Ontario, CA – Citizen’s Business Bank Arena
Aug. 06 – Roseburg, OR – Douglas County Fairgrounds
Aug. 07 – Ridgefield, WA – Amphitheatre at Clark County