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| 14 September 2012 | Reply

(New York – September 12, 2012) Multi-platinum selling and award-winning recording artist THREE DAYS GRACE’s single “Chalk Outline” tops the Active Radio format today with the first single “Chalk Outline” CLICK HERE NOW TO LISTEN TO CHALK OUTLINE from their forthcoming studio album entitled TRANSIT OF VENUS set for release October 2nd on RCA Records.

The Canadian rock band embarks on new creative ground with TRANSIT OF VENUS, recording for the first time with acclaimed producer Don Gilmore (Linkin Park, Hollywood Undead, Bullet for My Valentine), at Revolution Studios in Toronto. The album’s first single entitled “Chalk Outline”  is #1 on the Active Radio Chart today and was #1 most added at Modern and Active Rock Radio formats its first week out. Neil Sanderson of Three Days Grace comments on the musical direction of TRANSIT OF VENUS:  “We went for a tighter, more articulated sound on this record.  The music we were writing was a little more intricate than in the past, and we’ve been experimenting with new instruments.  We wanted to present these new ideas concisely without going over-the-top in ambience and overall production.”

THREE DAYS GRACE will also head out on a special and intimate 18-city tour in support of  their new album  TRANSIT OF VENUS.


Hailed as music’s premier rock heavyweights, the quartet will kick off the tour in DallasTexas on Monday, October 8th and make stops in multiple cities across the country including New York, Philadelphia, Minneapolis, and Washington, D.C.

THREE DAYS GRACE has enjoyed massive radio and sales success, having sold over 6 million albums in the United States alone. Their previous album Life Starts Now (2009) debuted at #3 on the Billboard album chart and spawned three #1 hit singles (“Break,” “The Good Life,” and “World So Cold,”) at rock radio formats. “I Hate (Everything About You),” the breakthrough single from their debut self-titled album (2003) had a stronghold on the active and modern rock charts for over 47 weeks. That success followed with their sophomore release One-X three years later which yielded three massive chart-topping singles “Never Too Late,”  “Pain” and “Animal I Have Become,” all achieving the #1 spot at rock radio formats. “Pain” and “Animal I Have Become” were also awarded BMI Awards in 2006. In addition to winning two BMI Awards, the band has received a Billboard Music Award (2006 for Best Rock Song “Animal”) and two Juno Award nominations for Best Rock Album and Best New Artist.


Sep 29 2012  Auburn, WA                 White River Amphitheatre

Oct 6 2012  Woodlands, TX              Woodlands Pavilion (Buzzfest)

Oct 7 2012  San Antonio, TX             Sunken Garden Theatre

Oct 8 2012  Dallas, TX                       Trees

Oct 10 2012  St. Louis, MO               The Firebird

Oct 11 2012  Kansas City, MO          The Midland Theatre

Oct 12 2012  Minneapolis, MN           Fine Line Music Café

Oct 14 2012  Detroit, MI                     St. Andrew’s Hall

Oct 15 2012  Columbus, OH             A&R Bar

Oct 16 2012  Washington, DC          U Street Music Hall

Oct 17 2012  Sayreville, NJ               Starland Ballroom

Oct 19 2012  Boston, MA                    Brighton Music Hall

Oct 22 2012  New York, NY              Highline Ballroom

Oct 23 2012  Philadelphia, PA         Theatre of the Living Arts

Oct 24 2012  Baltimore, MD               Baltimore Soundstage

Oct 26 2012  Charlotte, NC               Visulite Theatre

Oct 27 2012  Myrtle Beach, SC         House Of Blues

Oct 28 2012  Nashville, TN                Exit/In



Adam Gontier – Lead Vocals, Guitar

Brad Walst – Bass, Vocals

Neil Sanderson – Drums, Vocals, Keyboards, Programming

Barry Stock – Guitar


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