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Halestorm Coming to American Bank Center Exhibit Hall Along with Special Guests The Pretty Reckless and Starset

02/16/2015 2:52 PM -

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With Special Guests
Pretty Reckless and Starset

Tuesday, May 26th 

American Bank Center Exhibit Hall


Tickets on sale Friday, February 20 at 10am


(Corpus Christi, TX February 16, 2015) After scoring two top 10 singles (“I Get Off” and “It’s Not You”) from their self-titled debut and touring steadily for two years with acts as diverse as Shinedown, Stone Sour, Disturbed, Megadeth, Papa Roach, Godsmack and countless others, Pennsylvania quartet Halestorm are back with their second full-length, The Strange Case of…. Musically diverse and emotionally revealing, the album resonates with a newfound poignancy that takes Halestorm to a new level of creative achievement.  The record’s ambitious fresh take on hard rock is unrivaled and propelled Halestorm to victory at the 55th Annual Grammy Awards, as they took home the honor of Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance for the album’s lead single, “Love Bites (So Do I)."


 The Pretty Reckless and Starset will also be joining the show for this powerhouse of rock under one roof. The Pretty Reckless has continued to make some big noise since their debut album, Light me up in 2010. The band embarked on a worldwide tour in 2010 in support of their debut album, the Light Me up Tour, which concluded in March 2012. Four days after the end of their first tour, they embarked on their second tour, The Medicine Tour, where they appeared as a support act for Marilyn Manson and Evanescence. They will be opening for Nickelback on the first North American leg of the No Fixed Address Tour. In 2014, the band released their second studio album, Going to Hell, which was preceded by the singles "Kill Me", "Going To Hell" and "Heaven Knows", the latter of which topped the US and UK rock charts.

Starset will be bringing their self-described “cinematic rock” to the American Bank Center Exhibit Hall as well. Starset first came together and made their public debut in July 2013, when their first digital single "Carnivore," a rock tune with electronic accents and dramatic string arrangements, was released online. A second track, "My Demons," was released in August 2013, and the band made its live debut in Salem, Ohio on November 27, 2013. The following summer, their debut album Transmissions was released.


About SMG

Founded in 1977, SMG provides management services to more than 230 public assembly facilities including convention and exhibition centers, arenas, stadiums, theaters, performing arts centers, equestrian facilities, science centers and a variety of other venues. With facilities across the globe, SMG manages more than 15 million square feet of exhibition space and more than 1.5 million sports and entertainment seats. As the recognized global industry leader, SMG provides venue management, sales, marketing, event booking and programming, construction and design consulting, and pre opening services for such landmark facilities as McCormick Place & Solider Field in Chicago, Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco, Houston’s NRG Park and the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans. SMG also offers food and beverage operations through its concessions and catering company SAVOR, currently serving more than 130 accounts worldwide.

SMG managed American Bank Center is Corpus Christi’s premier event center. Follow us online at www.Americanbankcenter.com, facebook.com/AmericanBankCenter, twitter.com/AmericanBankCtr, on Instagram @americanbankcenter, and Tumblr @AmericanBankCenter.



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