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Ensiferum and Dark Tranquillity Announce European Co-Headlining Tour

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With the world slowly but surely trying to get back to normal, there are more awesome concert tours to share the news about and while we might be USA based at the PiercingMetal Media Command HQ, I’ve got to make an exception when its Ensiferum announcing a European co-headlining tour with Dark Tranquillity. Take a look at all the details below.

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The Press Release:
Ensiferum released their critically acclaimed full-length, Thalassic, in 2020 via Metal Blade Records and was lauded as an album “that brings pure joy to all of their fans” (Metal Hammer Germany). The Finland-based group are extremely excited to bring the album on the road in the spring of 2022 on a co-headline run with Swedish metal masters Dark Tranquillity! To celebrate the amazing news, the band released a new video for the fan favorite cut “Run from the Crushing Tide” from Thalassic. The Vesa Ranta (Solstafir, Dark Tranquillity, Swallow the Sun) directed video can be seen below:
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Allman Family Revival Announces “18” City Tour

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The tour announcements continue to come in as much as some of the postponements get announced but let’s focus on the positive as The Allman Family Revival has announced a massive trek for their celebration of all things Allman. Read on down below.

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The Press Release:
Devon Allman is thrilled to announce the fifth annual Allman Family Revival, a celebration of the life, spirit, and music of Gregg Allman, hosted by his son, Blues Music Award-winning Devon Allman and anchored by his group, The Allman Betts Band.

On what would have been Gregg Allman’s 70th Birthday (December 8, 2017), Devon decided to gather his talented friends to pay homage musically. Musicians that had toured with Gregg, jammed with Gregg & inspired by Gregg turned up to throw down. Legends like Robin Zander of Cheap Trick, wunderkind Marcus King, and the Orbison’s, all took part in the inaugural performance, laying the groundwork for The Allman Family Revival to be an annual who’s who of musical talent.
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The Brooklyn SciFi Film Festival Announces Finalists & Program Slate

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The Press Release:
The Brooklyn SciFi Film Festival (BSFFF) today announced 36 finalists for its 2021 festival. The finalists were chosen from 162 selections and will be considered for awards in seven different categories including Best Live Action Short, Best Animated Short, Best Comedy SciFi Short, Best Student Short and Best SciFi Feature.

The week-long virtual festival begins on September 20 and runs through September 26. All 162 selections, from 18 countries, will be available for viewing throughout the seven days and viewers can cast their vote for their favorites. A People’s Choice selection will be announced as part of an awards ceremony on September 25.
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Static-X Announces “Rise Of The Machine” Tour w Fear Factory and Dope

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The Press Release:
Multi-platinum selling industrial music icons Static-X will bring more of their self-proclaimed “Evil Disco” to the masses with their Rise Of The Machine North American Tour 2022. The 37-date run, produced by Live Nation, kicks off on February 21st in Portland, OR and runs over 5 weeks wrapping up on April 3rd in San Francisco, CA. General tickets go on sale starting Friday, September 17 at 10am LOCAL. .” More information on tickets, meet & greets and other VIP experiences for the Rise Of The Machine tour can be found at: www.Static- X.com. (linked at the close)

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The tour will celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the band’s RIAA Gold-certified sophomore album Machine which is being re-released next year and will serve as a continuation of their memorial tribute to honor their late singer Wayne Static. Joining the touring Static-X lineup of Tony Campos, Koichi Fukuda, Ken Jay, and Xer0, will be fellow industrial metal pioneers Fear Factory and Dope, along with special guests Mushroomhead and Twiztid (appearing on select dates). The Rise Of The Machine tour will also celebrate career anniversaries for both Fear Factory and Dope with Fear Factory celebrating their 30th anniversary as a band and Dope celebrating the 20th anniversary of their cult metal anthem “Die MF Die.”
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Foo Fighters Announce Surprise Brooklyn Show For September 13th

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The Foo Fighters have announced a special surprise performance at the Coney Island Ampitheater (which used to be listed as the Ford Ampitheater beforehand). Learn more about the appearance and plan your attendance and visit to the famous Nathan’s as well down below on the poster.

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Notice:
For the safety of concertgoers and venue staff, all attendees of shows on the Foo Fighters tour must provide proof of a negative FDA-authorized COVID-19 Rapid Antigen test, PCR, or other diagnostic test that is date and time stamped within 48 hours prior to entrance into the venue or proof of full COVID-19 vaccination (14 days past the final vaccination shot). Mask wearing may also be required as per local mandates. Please consult local venue websites for more details.

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