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More from Three Days Grace on today’s news that Matt Walst Joins the Band as Lead Singer for North American Tour

| 10 January 2013 | Reply

(New York- January 9, 2013) THREE DAYS GRACE has announced that Matt Walst, lead singer of My Darkest Days (, will be joining the band as the lead singer for their North American tour starting with the Moline, IL show on February 1st and will continue throughout the tour. Former lead singer, Adam Gontier, has left the group effective immediately due to a health issue.

In a quote from bassist Brad Walst, he stated “We were surprised and distressed by Adam’s sudden departure.  We are however very excited for this upcoming tour, and to have my brother Matt stepping in as lead singer.”

To listen to streaming audio of Matt in rehearsal with Three Days Grace, go to

THREE DAYS GRACE recently wrapped over a dozen sold out, intimate venue shows in celebration of their recently released, Top 5 chart debuting album TRANSIT OF VENUS (RCA Records), which hit stores in October. In addition to debuting at #5 on the Billboard Top 200 Album Chart, TRANSIT OF VENUS debuted at #1 on the Hard Rock Music Chart and #4 on the Digital Albums Chart. The band had the longest running #1 single of 2012 at mainstream and active rock radio formats (“Chalk Outline”), spending nearly 3 months at the top of the charts.  The 2nd single from Transit of Venus, High Road, goes to radio January 22nd.

In addition on December 11, 12, 13 they played very special hometown shows in Peterborough, Ontario where each night benefited a charity of the band’s choice.

The band begins a co headline tour with  multiplatinum rock band SHINEDOWN and special guest P.O.D, kicking off on February 1 at the iWireless Center in Moline, IL (see below itinerary).

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1                              Moline, IL                                                  iWireless Center

2                              Madison, WI                                              Alliant Energy Center

5                              Minneapolis,MN                                         Target Center

6                              Green Bay, WI                                           Resch Center

8                              Nashville TN                                             Bridgestone Arena

9                              Huntington, WV                                         Big Sandy Superstore

10                           Knoxville, TN                                              Knoxville Civic Auditorium Coliseum

12                           Saginaw, MI                                               DOW Events Center

13                           Battle Creek, MI                                          Kellogg Arena

15                           Ft. Wayne, IN                                             Allen Co War Memorial

16                           Lexington, KY                                             Rupp Arena

17                           Reading, PA                                               Sovereign Center

19                           Baltimore, MD                                             1st Mariner Arena

20                           Lowell, MA                                                 Tsongas Center

22                           Rochester, NY                                            Blue Cross Arena

23                           Glens Falls, NY                                          Glens Falls Civic Center


9                            Orlando, FL                                                 Amway Center

11                          Estero, FL                                                   Germain Arena

12                          Savannah, GA                                             Savannah Civic Center

14                          Pensacola, FL                                              Pensacola Civic Center

15                          Jackson, MS                                               Mississippi Coliseum

16                          North Little Rock, AR                                   Verizon Arena

18                          Baton Rouge, LA                                          Baton Rouge River Center

19                          Belton, TX                                                   Bell County Expo Center

21                          Oklahoma City, OK                                      Chesapeake Energy Arena

22                          Lubbock, TX                                                Lonestar Event Center

23                          Wichita, KS                                                 INTRUST Bank Arena

25                          Broomfield, CO                                            1st Bank Center

26                          Lincoln, NE                                                  Pershing Center

28                          Sioux City, IA                                              Tyson Events Center

29                          La Crosse, WI                                              La Crosse Center

30                          Fargo, ND                                                   Fargodome

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