A few weeks ago we helped to broadcast the news that the Megadeth and Lamb Of God touring event known as “The Metal Tour Of The Year” had postponed their summer dates. You can read that news by clicking HERE. Now, like many artists, the Metal fans are getting a special streaming experience and you can read all about it down below. Take a look.
The Press Release:
To celebrate what would have been the start of one of the most highly anticipated tours of the year, showcasing four of the world’s very best metal bands, The Metal Tour Of The Year will be broadcasting a mammoth streaming event this Friday, June 12th beginning at 2pm PST/5pm EST/10pm BST/11pm CET. The stream will be hosted by SiriusXM’s Jose Mangin and will feature full sets from Megadeth, Lamb Of God, Trivium and In Flames along with an exclusive interview with each band prior to the broadcast of their set.
Megadeth will be streaming their never before seen 2016 secret show from St Vitus in Brooklyn.
Lamb Of God will be streaming their surprise show from House Of Vans in Chicago from February this year.
Trivium will be streaming their 2019 performance from DreamHack Dallas.
Let’s start the morning with something from our “no surprise here” file with the news that the upcoming “Metal Tour Of The Year” that featured Megadeth, Lamb Of God, Trivium and In Flames has been postponed. Read on down below.
The summer leg of the Metal Tour of the Year with Megadeth and Lamb of God, plus special guests Trivium and In Flames, is being rescheduled to 2021. As soon as the new dates are finalized we’ll share the updated schedule, and all tickets will be honored accordingly. If you are a ticket holder and would prefer a refund, please visit livenation.com/refund for information on how and when you can claim your refund. We do not have an update on the fall leg of the tour but will share any further updates and information as we receive it. We look forward to returning to the stage. Continue reading Megadeth Postpones Summer Leg Of “The Tour Of The Year”→
The scuttlebutt for this one has been making the rounds for a couple of days but I generally try to wait for 100% official press confirmation announcements since its a good policy. That being said, the Apocalypse will be set in motion this summer based on the fact that Slayer will be doing a headlining run with support from Lamb Of God and Behemoth. Check out the full on scoop below. I’ll be back with closing thoughts later.
The Press Release:
SLAYER…LAMB OF GOD…BEHEMOTH…Spreading The Apocalypse This Summer
LOS ANGELES, CA – Tuesday, February 28, 2017 — There are many perilous ways one can spend time off – Volcano-boarding down Cerro Negro, Nicaragua’s active volcano, or maybe bungee jumping from a helicopter over the bubbling crater of Chile’s Villarrica. How about a visit to Sao Paulo’s Snake Island, home of some 4000 golden lancehead vipers whose venom can melt human flesh, or shark diving without a cage in South Africa. But nothing is quite as hazardous or risky as a night in the pit at a Slayer concert. Add to that the ferociousness of Lamb of God and Behemoth, and you’ve got a Satan-approved triple bill of Biblical proportions.
The six-week expedition will rage across North America beginning July 12 in Bemidji, MN, winding up in Phoenix, AZ on August 20. Slayer and Lamb of God will also play Wisconsin’s Rock Fest 2017 (7/13) and Rock USA 2017 (7/15), and then meet up with Behemoth at the Chicago Open Air Festival on July 16. Tickets go on sale this Friday, March 3; log on to www.slayer.net/tour for all purchasing details.
Kerry King/Slayer Quote:
“As metal tours go, this is the one that your fellow metal heads will be bragging about if you miss it! Not very often I get to go on tour where we are all friends to start. That being said, the potential for greatness at these events is mind blowing. I look forward to being a part of it, and hanging with old friends- bands as well as fanatical fans! Let the festivities begin!!” Continue reading Behold Your Tour of Tours: Slayer, Lamb Of God and Behemoth!!!→
Despite what some might tell you, print is NOT dead and many still enjoy the medium when it comes to books, magazines and comic books. With that being said I am taking a moment to share with you the news about a new magazine that comes care of Alex Skolnick, Randy Blythe and Tom Bejgrowicz. Check out the cover and details that I culled from its website for your indulgence.
From The Official Website:
“UNBUILT is a biannual, limited edition culture and lifestyle publication debuting Issue 01 in Spring 2016. Conceived, developed, and designed by Tom Bejgrowicz, Tom partnered with fellow editors D. Randall Blythe (Vocalist, Lamb of God) and Alex Skolnick (Lead Guitarist, Testament) to bring UNBUILT to life.
Hopefully a large bunch of you wild and crazy Metalheads were able to enjoy the killer winter tour by Lamb Of God with Anthrax, Deafheaven and Powertrip because you missed a monster if you didn’t. My head was ringing for days and the pain in my neck from the head-banging has finally subsided. Anyway, the band has just unveiled a list of tour dates for the Spring and will be bringing along Clutch (direct support) and Corrosion Of Conformity. Check out the full press release we received and the dates. I’ll return at the end with some additional thoughts.
The Press Release:
This week, LAMB OF GOD wraps up their winter tour with special guests Anthrax and supporters Deafheaven and Power Trip. If you did not get a chance to catch them on this tour, you will soon – LAMB OF GOD is pleased to announce their next U.S. headline tour, which kicks off Saturday, April 30th and features support from renowned rockers Clutch and heavy metal veterans Corrosion of Conformity. Throughout the tour, LAMB OF GOD will perform at several festivals, including Bonnaroo, Rock On The Range, Carolina Rebellion, Welcome To Rockville, Rock’n Derby, and more. Continue reading Lamb Of God Announces Spring Headlining Tour w/Clutch & Corrosion Of Conformity→