Watain announces North American Tour with Destroyer 666

Swedish black metal band Watain has announced their first full tour in support of their upcoming album ‘Trident Wolf Eclipse’ (due out January 5 via Century Media). The band will be headlining venues across North America in February-March 2018 with support act Destroyer 666, plus more to be announced. Check out the dates for the ‘Pandemoniac Wolf March’ below. Tickets for all shows go on sale Friday December 1. Continue reading “Watain announces North American Tour with Destroyer 666”

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 represent the USA in the global battle at Wacken Open Air 2018, and the USA 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, New York, Tampa Bay and Orlando. 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”