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Tour and Festival announcements. Also featured are the themed musical cruise excursions that our demographic rally behind.

Rage Against The Machine Cancels UK and European Tour Dates

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Fans who’ve been witnessing the socio-political Metal that is Rage Against The Machine on these last few dates have seen singer Zack De La Rocha doing the show while seated. The singer had recently injured his leg badly during a performance but in a true “the show must go on” move, he has done the shows seated since that time. Unfortunately, this is not helping in his proper recovery and just a short time ago the announcement came that ALL upcoming 2022 dates are cancelled.

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This Just In: 70000Tons Of Metal Announce Ship & Destination For 2023 Excursion

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The Press Release:
70000TONS OF METAL, The Original, The World’s Biggest Heavy Metal Cruise has announced that their eleventh sailing will be hosted on board The Freedom of the Seas from Miami, Florida to Bimini, The Bahamas from January 30th to February 3rd, 2023.

True to their claim, The World’s Biggest Heavy Metal Cruise will include 60 bands over four stages. The festival boasts three indoor stages and most importantly, the outdoor Pool Deck Stage: The World’s Biggest Open Air Stage Structure to sail the Open Seas featuring hot tubs incorporated into the stage itself. Fans can watch their favorite band perform on a world-class stage from the comfort of a hot tub. All shows are included in the ticket price.
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Whitesnake Announce The Cancellation Of Upcoming US Tour

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The Statement:
It is with profound disappointment and a heavy heart that I must announce that Whitesnake will no longer be able to join The Scorpions on their US and Canadian tour due to my continued treatment for a persistent upper respiratory infection that affects my ability to perform. This includes the cancellation of our own headlining shows as well.

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Organizers Announce The 2024 Return Of Maryland Deathfest

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The Statement:
Maryland Deathfest will return in 2024 for its 19th edition on May 23-26, 2024.

We won’t be determining the venue format, booking/announcing bands, or going on sale with tickets for MDF XIX until sometime in the first half of 2023, but for now, go ahead and pencil in the dates.
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Hatebreed Announces “20 Years Of Perseverance” Fall 2022 U.S. Tour

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The Press Release:
Connecticut hardcore/metal masters HATEBREED will celebrate the 20th anniversary of their “Perseverance” album with a fall 2022 U.S. headlining tour. Support on the trek will come from BODYSNATCHER and DYING WISH, with GATECREEPER and BLEEDING THROUGH appearing on select dates.

The “20 Years Of Perseverance Tour” will kicks off October 27 in Virginia Beach, Virginia and runs through November 20 in San Diego, California.

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