American progressive power metal legends FATES WARNING will celebrate the 30th anniversary of their “Awaken The Guardian” album with an exclusive U.S. headlining appearance at the 2016 edition of the ProgPower USA festival, set to take place September 9-10, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia. Tickets on sale October 3, 2015 via all Ticketmaster outlets.
FATES WARNING — in its original “Awaken The Guardian” lineup, featuring John Arch (vocals), Jim Matheos (guitar), Frank Aresti (guitar), Joe DiBiase (bass) and Steve Zimmerman (drums) — will play the complete LP, as well as other songs from the Arch era of FATES WARNING.
Also scheduled to appear at next year’s ProgPower USA festival are Devin Towsend, SCAR SYMMETRY, GREEN CARNATION and HAKEN.
Friday, September 9, 2016:
* ASCENDIA (Canada)
* VANISHING POINT (Australia)
* FREEDOM CALL (Germany)
* GENTLE STORM (Netherlands)
* SCAR SYMMETRY (Sweden)
* FATES WARNING (USA) “Awaken the Guardian” in its entirety with John Arch. – a U.S. Exclusive
Saturday, September 10, 2016:
* SAVAGE MESSIAH (UK)
* SERIOUS BLACK (multinational)
* GREEN CARNATION (Norway) (“Light of Day, Day of Darkness” in its entirety. — a U.S. exclusive)
* REFUGE (Germany)
* HAKEN (UK)
* Devin Townsend (Canada) (with special guest Anneke van Giersbergen)