Daughtry extend tour, add New England shows

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Daughtry have extended their tour in support of their latest album, Break The Spell into the summer months. The band will hit New England for a pair of shows including a stop at Boston’s Bank of America Pavilion on Thursday, July 26. Tickets for the show, which range in price from $20 to $50, will go on sale Friday at 10 a.m. through Live Nation.

Prior to the show in Boston, Daughtry will perform at the Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom in New Hampshire on Monday, July 23. Tickets for the show are now on sale through Ticketmaster for $45.

Break The Spell, the band’s third studio effort and follow-up to 2009′s Leave This Town, was released in November. It debuted at #8 on the Billboard 200 and was certified gold less than a month later. The album was recorded in Los Angeles and was produced by Howard Benson (Three Days Grace, Kelly Clarkson, who the band worked with on their previous two albums. Break The Spell features lead singles “Renegade” and “Crawling Back to You”.

Frontman Chris Daughtry recently announced that he has teamed up with DC Entertainment to become an ambassador for the “We Can Be Heroes” giving campaign, which aims to raise awareness and funds to fight the worst hunger crisis in 60 years in the Horn of Africa. As part of the campaign, the band recorded a new version of the song “Rescue Me”. The song will be sold on iTunes early this summer and all proceeds will be donated directly to the campaign.

“I have been a fan of DC Comics’ Justice League, especially Batman, since I was young and am thrilled to be working with DC Entertainment on their ‘We Can Be Heroes’ charitable campaign,” said Daughtry in a press release. “The countries in the Horn of Africa are facing the worst drought in 60 years, causing a severe hunger crisis. ‘We Can Be Heroes’ is doing its part to help fight this crisis and I feel honored to be a part of this campaign.”

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