Mastodon, Judas Priest Plot Fall Tour

Both metal acts will also be on hand for Slipknot's two-day festival Knotfest

Mastodon and Judas Priest have announced an 11-date co-headlining tour starting this fall Credit: Jordi Vidal/Getty; Pacific Press/Getty

Two monsters of metal will hit the road together this fall as Mastodon will open for Judas Priest on an 11-date tour. The trek will kick off October 16th in Paso Robles, California. Tickets go on sale to the general public on July 31st.

In addition to their tour, both Judas Priest and Mastodon have plotted their own fall tour plans. Judas Priest will branch off on their own North American trek this autumn before heading to Europe for a month's worth of dates. Check out the metal act's itinerary for full dates. Meanwhile, Mastodon will mix their solo headlining gigs with the Missing Link Tour, a trek co-starring Clutch and Corrosion of Conformity. Check Mastodon's tour site for those gigs.

Mastodon and Judas Priest, as well as Clutch and Corrosion of Conformity, will also be on hand for Knotfest on October 24th in San Bernardino, California. Slipknot's annual fest will also feature Korn, Ghostface Killah, Mobb Deep, Bring Me the Horizon, Suicidal Tendencies, Gwar, Helmet and many more acts over its two days at the San Manuel Amphitheater and Festival Grounds.

Judas Priest & Mastodon Tour Dates

October 16 - Paso Robles, CA @ Vina Robles Amphitheatre
October 17 - Las Vegas, NV @ The Pearl
October 20 - San Francisco, CA @ The Warfield
October 21 - San Jose, CA @ City National Civic
October 22 - Chico, CA @ Senator Theatre
October 24 - San Bernardino, CA @ KnotFest
October 26 - Tucson, AZ @ Rialto Theater
November 3 - Peoria, IL @ Peoria Civic Center Theatre
November 6 - Huntington, NJ @ The Paramount
November 7 - Newark, NJ @ Prudential Center
November 10 - Halifax, NS @ Scotiabank Centre