LOS ANGELES, CA Monday Feb.28.2005 /netmusiccountdown.com/ -- Velvet Revolver returns to North America in late March for the Electric Wonderland Show Tour. The Grammy-award winning band (2005 Best Hard Rock Performance), launches the arena tour on March 22 in Montreal and plays shows through May 25 in Miami. More dates are expected to be added, according to MTV.com. Velvet Revolver is touring in support of its album "Contraband."

Joining Velvet Revolver for the West Coast tour dates is rock act Hoobastank, whose latest album "The Reason" is approaching triple-platinum sales. No other supporting acts have been announced so far.

Tickets for some shows are available now at Ticketmaster, with other dates going on sale soon. Pre-sale information is available at Velvet Revolver's official Web site at http://www.velvetrevolver.com/.

Velvet Revolver Tour Itinerary (per the band's Web site):

March
22 - Montreal, PQ - Bell Centre
23 - Ottawa, ON - Corel Centre
24 - Hamilton, ON - Copps Coliseum
27 - Saskatoon, SK - Credit Union Centre
28 - Calgary, AB - Pengrowth Saddledome
29 - Edmonton, AB - Rexall Place
31 - Vancouver, BC - Pacific Coliseum

April
12 - San Diego, CA - Coors Amphitheatre
13 - Fresno, CA - Save Mart Center
15 - Santa Barbara, CA - Santa Barbara Bowl
16 - Anaheim, CA - Arrowhead Pond
17 - Reno, NV - Reno Events Center
19 - San Francisco, CA - Bill Graham Civic Auditorium
21 - Portland, OR - Rose Garden
22 - Everett, WA - Everett Events Center
23 - Boise, ID - Taco Bell Arena
25 - Salt Lake City, UT - E Center
26 - Denver, CO - Magness Arena
28 - St. Paul, MN - Xcel Energy Center
29 - Rockford, IL - Rockford MetroCentre
30 - Auburn Hills, MI - Palace of Auburn Hills

May
02 - Buffalo, NY - HSBC Arena
03 - Amherst, MA - Mullins Center
05 - Raleigh, NC - Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
06 - Atlanta, GA - HiFi Buys Amphitheatre
07 - Orlando, FL - Lee Vista Park
13 - Scranton, PA - Montage Mountain Performing Arts Center
14 - Wantagh, NY - Tommy Hilfiger at Jones Beach Theater
15 - Virginia Beach, VA - Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
17 - Cleveland, OH - Tower City Amphitheater
18 - Pittsburgh, PA - Chevrolet Amphitheatre
20 - Holmdel, NJ - PNC Bank Arts Center
21 - Columbia, MD - Merriweather Post Pavillion
22 - Charlotte, NC - Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
24 - Tampa, FL - St. Pete Times Forum
25 - Miami, FL - Sound Advice Amphitheatre

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