Mega Monsters Tour 2023


Mastodon and Gojira have joined forces for one of the most extensive metal tours of 2023: Mega Monsters Tour. I began in Portland and traveled throughout the West Coast and South American states. Lorna Shore will open each show.

The two bands’ co-headlining tour spans two legs: the spring leg ending in mid-May and the summer leg beginning August 9. General ticket sales can now be found through each band’s websites.

Tour dates

Gojira and Mastodon will bring their Mega-Monsters Tour to venues near you this spring and summer, featuring deathcore band Lorna Shore as the opening act at every show. The first leg kicks off April 18 in Portland, Oregon, before traveling through most of the West Coast and South before ending May 11 in Reading, Pennsylvania, before moving east for the second leg, which kicks off August 9 in Cincinnati, Ohio, and concludes September 2 in Denver, Colorado; ticket pre-sales begin Wednesday January 18 with a general ticket on sale starting Friday, January 20.

Mastodon is currently touring in support of their latest album, Hushed and Grim, while Gojira will perform selections from their upcoming 2021 release, Fortitude, as well as older material. Both bands are known for delivering incredible live shows, so don’t miss this chance to witness these legendary bands live! Check out the tour dates listed below and secure tickets before the general sale opens on January 20 at 10 AM local time through each band’s website and Ticketmaster.


Mastodon and Gojira have just unveiled a co-headlining tour set to dominate any venue it visits in 2023, dubbed The Mega-Monsters Tour. Consisting of two distinct legs during spring and summer – starting April 18th in Portland, Oregon, traveling down the West Coast and across the South before ending up May 11th at Reading, Pennsylvania; then August 9th starts in Cincinnati, Ohio, winding its way through Midwest/Eastern US before finishing up September 2nd at Denver Colorado, Lorna Shore will open each date as an opener! Deathcore, rising star Lorna Shore will join them both legs as the opening act!

Tickets go on pre-sale today, with general on sale starting this Friday. Check out the full itinerary below – this tour is in support of Hushed and Grim’s recent album as well as the 2021 release of Fortitude.


Mastodon and Gojira will join forces in 2023 for an epic co-headlining tour across North America known as The Mega-Monsters Tour, visiting various arenas and theaters across North America. Beginning April 18th in Portland and running into September, cities such as Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Houston, Atlanta, New York, and Detroit will all be visited, along with two Canadian shows opened by rising deathcore star Lorna Shore opening as an opening act.

Summit Production Design’s Pete Cary and Eric Price collaborated on designing an aesthetic that was both unifying yet distinct for each band on tour. Additionally, Chicago-based JRLX Lighting assisted with lighting up this massive tour on stage. PLSN caught up with both Cary and Price to learn more about their collaboration as well as what each was bringing to the Mega-Monsters Tour.

The Mega-Monsters Tour will take place this spring and summer across a range of venues, from arenas to theaters. The 35-date tour has two legs; its spring leg kicks off in Portland on April 18 and ends in Reading, Pennsylvania, on May 11; its fall leg will pick up August 9th in Cincinnati before ending up in Denver on September 2nd – ticket pre-sales begin Wednesday, January 18th with the general on-sale opening Friday, January 20th at 10 am local time via each band website or Ticketmaster.

VIP packages

Gojira and Mastodon, two titans of heavy metal music, will tour major US venues on their Mega-Monsters Tour this April – May. Special guest Lorna Shore opens each show, beginning April 18 and wrapping up May 11 in Reading, Pennsylvania, before returning for another leg starting in August.

Tickets to Gojira and Mastodon’s Mega Monsters Tour can now be purchased on their official website for prices ranging from $29 to $69. VIP packages also offer meet and greets, an autographed concert setlist, one commemorative VIP laminate, and more – in addition to a pre-show cocktail reception and private VIP lounge access for fans.

The Mega Monsters Tour 2023 is an essential stop on any heavy metal fan’s tour itinerary. Visiting some of North America’s iconic arenas and amphitheaters, GRAMMY-nominated French heavy metal luminaries Gojira will join Grammy-winning American hard rock titans Mastodon to headline each date with special guests Lorna Shore opening each show. Pre-sales begin January 18 at 10 am local time before general on-sale begins shortly afterward through both official websites of Mastodon and Gojira as well as Blabbermouth Fans First. Tickets go on general on-sale January 18 at 10 am local time as general on-sale begins simultaneously via both official websites as well as Blabbermouth and Spotify Fans First.