Breaking Benjamin Announce 2016 Headline Tour Continue Reign At Rock Radio
‘Failure’ Named Most Played Song At Active Rock 2015
Breaking Benjamin announced today that they will embark on a U.S. headline tour in early 2016. The multi-platinum band led by founder and creative visionary, Ben Burnley, recently wrapped up a successful co-headline tour with Shinedown. The band is touring in support of their latest release, Dark Before Dawn, which debuted #1 on Billboard’s Top 200 and features their massive rock radio hits, “Failure” which held the #1 spot at rock radio for 8 consecutive weeks making it the most played song at Active Rock for 2015 and “Angels Fall” which spent 4 weeks at #1.
Dark Before Dawn marks the first original music from Breaking Benjamin since the release of Dear Agony in 2009 and marks a new era for the acclaimed band as Burnley is joined by guitarists Jasen Rauch (Red) and Keith Wallen (Adelitas Way), bassist Aaron Bruch, and drummer Shaun Foist (Picture Me Broken).
Special guests Starset will join Breaking Benjamin on the upcoming dates which kick off in Atlanta on February 18th, a complete list of tour dates is below. Tickets go on-sale December 4th at 10 a.m. local time with select markets offering a presale on tickets beginning today. VIP packages will be available, for more information go to: Breakingbenjamin.com.
ABOUT BREAKING BENJAMIN:
Over the past decade Breaking Benjamin has amassed a sizeable and diehard fan base, both through their chart-topping music, as well as their electrifying live performances. Their discography includes 2002’s Saturate, 2004’s We Are Not Alone, 2006’s Phobia, and 2009’s Dear Agony. The second two—We Are Not Alone and Phobia—yielded spectacular results with each being certified Platinum. We Are Not Alone spawned a pair of No. 1 radio hits (“So Cold” and “Sooner Or Later”) and sold 2.3 million units (albums and digital tracks). Phobia debuted at No. 2 on Billboard’s Top 200, hit No. 1 on the Rock Album Chart and was one of the top 50 selling rock albums of 2006. It featured one No. 1 and two Top 5 rock radio hits (“Breath,” “Diary of Jane” and “Until The End”) and sold 2.8 million units (albums and digital tracks). 2009’s Dear Agony debuted #4 on the Billboard Top 200 chart on one of the busiest release days of the year and #1 on the iTunes Rock Album Chart. Dear Agony also spun off the platinum selling and #1 song Active Rock single “I Will Not Bow” where it stayed #1 for five weeks straight while the album itself was certified Gold, selling over 500K copies. Their latest release, Dark Before Dawn, released June 24 2015, debuted #1 on Billboard’s Top 200 chart and spun off two No. 1 rock tracks, “Failure” and “Angels Fall.” ~Hollywood Records