Static-X brings their “Rise Of The Machine” Tour to NYC with support from Fear Factory, Dope and Mushroomhead. You’re not going to want to miss a minute of this one so come out nice and early.
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)
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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This would be a different one for me, because I had never really followed Hed PE or Mushroomhead before but as with any show I like to take my chances and see what it offers the concert attending fan. The show also featured Straight Line Stitch and a band called Supe from Japan so we got there in time to see the whole shebang from the beginning. To learn more just scroll down.
Venue: Bowery Ballroom (New York, NY)
Opener: Mushroomhead, Supe, Straight Line Stitch
Label: Suburban Noize Records
The world of Rap Metal, or things that wander dangerously close to that realm are not normally my cup of tea but I always have a level of curiosity when it comes to seeing a band in the live sense as this allows me the chance to see what others who might find it of interest are seeing. That being said I didn’t want to pass up the chance to check out both HedPE and Mushroomhead who were going to be doing a co-headlining tour as the summer winded itself down to an end in terms of the fans being off to see shows whenever they wanted to. I had to admit that I had never followed either of the main groups so would be walking in blind but I did know about one of the openers who would be Straight Line Stitch and I really enjoyed them. As I walked into the venue, I discovered that a band who was visiting from Japan by the name of Supe was already onstage and giving the still small crowd their all.
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