Wacken Metal Battle USA set to make West Coast debut; Band Submissions for 2018 Now Open

After its inaugural edition which saw participation from Philadelphia and Boston, the Wacken Metal Battle USA is back, bigger and better! Its second edition will witness bands from various cities battle it out for one coveted spot to perform at Wacken Open Air 2018, and the battle is all set to makes its debut on the West Coast, with Los Angeles and San Diego already among the confirmed cities, along with Philadelphia and New York (more cities to be announced). And what’s more, your favorite metal portal Metal Assault is not only a media partner for the event series, but has also been chosen as the city promoter for Los Angeles! Continue reading “Wacken Metal Battle USA set to make West Coast debut; Band Submissions for 2018 Now Open”

Judas Priest announces New Album and North American Tour with Saxon & Black Star Riders

Metal gods Judas Priest have announced that their 18th full-length studio album ‘Firepower’ will be released in early 2018. In addition, they have revealed North American tour dates, with support acts Saxon and Black Star Riders. Check out the dates below. Continue reading “Judas Priest announces New Album and North American Tour with Saxon & Black Star Riders”

Megadeth announces ‘A Tout Le Monde’ Beer Anniversary Party & Dave Mustaine Meet-n-Greet at Grill ‘Em All Alhambra

Megadeth have just announced that frontman Dave Mustaine will make an appearance at the metal-themed Grill ‘Em All restaurant in Alhambra, California on Monday October 23rd between 8 and 9 PM, to celebrate the one-year anniversary of Megadeth’s ‘A Tout Le Monde’ beer. Please note, Dave will be signing free promo photos only, and no other merch items. Continue reading “Megadeth announces ‘A Tout Le Monde’ Beer Anniversary Party & Dave Mustaine Meet-n-Greet at Grill ‘Em All Alhambra”