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Apr
26
Thu
PROGGIER THAN THOU: A Prog Showcase @ 5 Star Bar
Apr 26 @ 8:00 pm

Metal Assault proudly presents “Proggier Than Thou”, an entire evening of progressive rock and metal!

Lineup:
Shotshell Press (LA)
The Vox Arcanum (LA)
Sha Nova (LA)
Alizarin (LA)

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Apr
27
Fri
GIGAN w/ Sunless, Siva, Crematory Stench, Sorizon, Vampire Squid & Swartwoud @ Malone's
Apr 27 @ 7:00 pm

Metal Assault is extremely proud to bring the ‘Undulating Waves Across North America’ tour, featuring Chicago IL psychedelic extreme metal giants Gigan and Minneapolis MN avant-garde death metal group Sunless, to Orange County for a show at Malone’s on Friday April 27!

Lineup:
Gigan (Chicago IL)
Sunless (Minneapolis MN)
Siva (Orange County CA)
Crematory Stench (Orange County CA)
Sorizon (Orange County CA)
Vampire Squid (Corona CA)
Swartwoud (LA)

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Apr
28
Sat
HEAVY MATINEE Vol. 2: High Life w/ Diabology, Anti-Hero, Black Empathy & Low Octane @ The Redwood Bar
Apr 28 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Following the success of the first one in March, Metal Assault proudly brings you Vol. 2 of the Heavy Matinee series at the Redwood!

Lineup:
High Life (ex Scaredycat) debut show!
Diabology (LA)
Anti-Hero (LA)
Black Empathy (LA)
Low Octane (LA)

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WACKEN METAL BATTLE: California Final @ The Viper Room
Apr 28 @ 8:00 pm

Metal Assault presents the California regional final of the 2018 Wacken Metal Battle USA, where bands from Los Angeles and San Diego battle it out for a spot in the national final!

Lineup:
Nightshadow (San Diego prelim #1 winners)
Obsidian (LA prelim #1 winners)
Monarch (SD prelim #2 winners)
More TBA

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May
12
Sat
DA VANG w/ The Vox Arcanum, Blakk Widowed & Old Shepherd @ The Redwood Bar
May 12 @ 9:00 pm

Metal Assault is extremely proud to bring you this epic heavy metal Saturday evening at the Redwood in downtown LA, featuring Los Angeles based Vietnamese progressive metal group Da Vang as the headline act!

Lineup:
Da Vang (LA)
The Vox Arcanum (LA)
Blakk Widowed (LA)
Old Shepherd (LA)

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Da Vang
May
19
Sat
GHS STRINGS Local Artist Showcase for MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS BENEFIT @ 5 Star Bar
May 19 @ 8:00 pm

Metal Assault is very pleased and proud to bring you this event in collaboration with GHS Strings, a local artist showcase in commemoration of Mental Health Awareness Month (May). Part of the proceeds will be donated to a charitable MHA organization. Join us, rock out to some killer bands and support a great cause!

Lineup:
Cliff ‘Em All (Cliff Burton era Metallica tribute)
Love and a .38
Batfarm
Dianthus
Ronny North

Hosted by Alexx Calise

Saturday May 19 2018
5 Star Bar
267 S. Main St, Los Angeles CA 90012
21+, doors @ 8 PM, $7 ADV / $10 DOS

 

May
23
Wed
EYELIGHT w/ Lost in Atlantis, Beyond the Roots & Gatofeto @ The Viper Room
May 23 @ 8:00 pm

Metal Assault is very pleased to bring you an evening of female-fronted metal bands, featuring the live debut of LA’s own Eyelight as the headline act!

Lineup:
Eyelight (LA)
Lost In Atlantis (LA)
Beyond The Roots (LA)
Gatofeto (Santa Ana CA)

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May
24
Thu
OPHIUCHUS w/ Bloodscribe, Halfbreed, Chamuco & Slaughter Path @ 5 Star Bar
May 24 @ 8:00 pm

Metal Assault proudly presents:

Lineup:
Ophiuchus (LA)
Bloodscribe (LA)
Halfbreed (Long Beach)
Chamuco (LA)
Slaughter Path (LA)

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May
25
Fri
BLACK PUSSY w/ Alien Satan, Great Electric Quest, Fallen Suns, Tzimani & Solar Haze @ Karman Bar
May 25 @ 8:00 pm

Metal Assault proudly brings you a stellar night of heavy music to Orange County, featuring Black Pussy playing a FREE show at The Karman Bar!

Lineup:
Black Pussy (Portland, OR)
Alien Satan (Southern California)
Great Electric Quest (Oceanside CA)
Fallen Suns (Los Angeles CA)
Tzimani (San Diego CA)
Solar Haze (West Covina CA)

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Black Pussy
May
26
Sat
HEAVY MATINEE Vol. 3: The Relative Minimum w/ Consciously Dying, Final Fall & Animal King @ The Redwood Bar
May 26 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Metal Assault proudly brings you Vol. 3 of the Heavy Matinee series at the Redwood!

Lineup:
The Relative Minimum (Santa Monica/San Luis Obispo)
Consciously Dying (LA)
Final Fall (LA)
Animal King (LA)

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WACKEN METAL BATTLE USA 2018 National Final featuring guest headliner BITCH @ The Viper Room
May 26 @ 8:00 pm

Metal Assault presents the national final of the 2018 Wacken Metal Battle USA! Stakes are high, as the winner goes to this year’s Wacken Open Air! And what’s more, this event will also feature Los Angeles old-school metal legends Bitch as guest headliner!

Finalist lineup:
Withering Earth (Florida winners)
More finalists to be revealed as the competition progresses

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May
31
Thu
SPACE VACATION w/ Ed Gage’s Steel Witch, Tzimani, Solar Haze & Meltdown @ 5 Star Bar
May 31 @ 8:00 pm

Metal Assault proudly brings San Francisco epic heavy metal band Space Vacation to the 5 Star Bar!

Lineup:
Space Vacation (SF)
Ed Gage’s Steel Witch (LA)
Tzimani (SD)
Solar Haze (West Covina CA)
Meltdown (Tijuana, Mexico)

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Space Vacation
Jun
1
Fri
SPACE VACATION w/ Tzimani & Solar Haze @ The Bancroft (San Diego)
Jun 1 @ 9:00 pm

Metal Assault and Dark Gem Entertainment proudly bring San Francisco epic heavy metal band Space Vacation to The Bancroft, for a FREE show!

Lineup:
Space Vacation (SF)
Tzimani (SD)
Solar Haze (West Covina CA)
More TBA

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Space Vacation
Jun
4
Mon
METALFIER (NYC) @ The Redwood Bar
Jun 4 @ 8:30 pm

Metal Assault proudly brings you New York City heavy metal act Metalfier celebrating the release of their new album ‘Heavy Metal Life’, on Metal Monday June 4th at the Redwood Bar in Downtown LA!

Support acts TBA

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Metalfier
Jun
17
Sun
STRIP THE SOUL @ 5 Star Bar
Jun 17 @ 8:00 pm

Metal Assault is pleased to bring you Mesa AZ death/thrash metal band Strip The Soul!

Local support TBA

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Jun
25
Mon
TRAFFIC DEATH w/ SMD & Short Temper @ 5 Star Bar
Jun 25 @ 8:00 pm

Metal Assault proudly brings you grindcore/power violence/thrash punk group Traffic Death, all the way from Des Moines, Iowa!

Lineup:
Traffic Death (Des Moines IA)
SMD (LA)
Short Temper (Southern California)
More TBA

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Traffic Death – Dead End (2018) album cover
Jun
27
Wed
MORE THAN WORDS: A Night of Instrumental Music @ The Viper Room
Jun 27 @ 8:00 pm

Metal Assault proudly brings you another new theme night, celebrating and showcasing instrumental bands! Join us for ‘More Than Words’ at The Viper Room!

Lineup:
Thrailkill (LA)
Goliathan (LA)
Zinngeschrei (LA)
Alizarin (LA)
Mind Meld (LA)

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Jun
30
Sat
HEAVY MATINEE Vol. 4 @ The Redwood Bar
Jun 30 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Metal Assault proudly brings you Vol. 4 of the Heavy Matinee series at the Redwood!

Lineup TBA

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NO LEGACY FEST @ The Redwood Bar
Jun 30 @ 7:30 pm

Metal Assault proudly presents the No Legacy Fest, to celebrate Vol. 1 of the No Legacy compilation LP featuring the finest underground heavy hitters from Southern and Northern California!

Lineup:
Ironaut (LA)
Astral Cult (SF)
Aboleth (LA)
Hazzard’s Cure (SF)
Tzimani (SD)
Grand Lord High Master (LA)

Tickets:
Tier 1: $20 ADV (Ticket + No Legacy LP bundle)
Tier 2: $8 ADV / $10 DOS (Ticket only)

* Upon purchasing your tickets through Metal Assault, you will get a PayPal order confirmation as proof of your purchase, and you will be placed on a Will Call list. When you arrive for the show, all you have to do to gain entry is say that you bought tickets online, and present your ID. Your name will be ticked off the Will Call list, and you will be granted entry for the number of tickets you purchased. No hard tickets will be printed or mailed out.

* If you’re purchasing the ticket + LP bundle, you can pick up your LP at the Ironaut merch table on the day of show, with proof of purchase (via phone screen or printout).

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Jul
1
Sun
BRAINDEAD w/ Railgun & Bombscare @ 5 Star Bar
Jul 1 @ 8:00 pm

Metal Assault brings you the thrashiest touring package of the summer, featuring BrainDead (LA), Railgun (Long Beach CA) and Bombscare (Bakersfield CA)!

Local support TBA

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Jul
4
Wed
SCARLET CANARY @ 5 Star Bar
Jul 4 @ 8:00 pm

Metal Assault proudly brings you a very metal 4th of July event!

Lineup:
Scarlet Canary (Denver CO)
More TBA

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Scarlet Canary
Jul
5
Thu
SCARLET CANARY w/ Tzimani @ The Bancroft (San Diego)
Jul 5 @ 9:00 pm

Metal Assault and Dark Gem Entertainment proudly bring you the return of Denver, Colorado metal group Scarlet Canary to the San Diego area, for a FREE SHOW!

Lineup:
Scarlet Canary (Denver CO)
Tzimani (SD)
More TBA

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Scarlet Canary
Jul
18
Wed
GRAVESHADOW w/ Novareign, Anthea, Tzimani & Event Horizon @ The Viper Room
Jul 18 @ 8:00 pm

Metal Assault proudly brings Sacramento power/symphonic metal group Graveshadow to The Viper Room!

Plus:
Novareign (LA)
Anthea (LA)
Tzimani (SD)
Event Horizon (LA)

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Graveshadow
Jul
21
Sat
HEAVY MATINEE Vol. 5 @ The Redwood Bar
Jul 21 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Metal Assault proudly brings you Vol. 5 of the Heavy Matinee series at the Redwood!

Lineup TBA

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Jul
27
Fri
FLASHBACK FRIDAY Vol. 2 @ The Redwood Bar
Jul 27 @ 8:00 pm

After the overwhelming success of the first edition, Metal Assault’s Flashback Friday is now an actual series, and will return for Vol. 2 on July 27 at its home, the Redwood Bar DTLA! A full evening of tributes to the legends of our favorite genre, by original as well as tribute bands!

Lineup TBA

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Aug
4
Sat
HANGING DEATH @ 5 Star Bar
Aug 4 @ 8:00 pm

Metal Assault proudly brings you Chicago IL power/thrash metal group Hanging Death!

Lineup:
Hanging Death (Chicago IL)
More TBA

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Aug
25
Sat
HEAVY MATINEE Vol. 6 @ The Redwood Bar
Aug 25 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Metal Assault proudly brings you Vol. 6 of the Heavy Matinee series at the Redwood!

Lineup TBA

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Sep
15
Sat
AMIENSUS & ASHBRINGER @ 5 Star Bar
Sep 15 @ 8:00 pm

Metal Assault proudly brings you Rochester, MN avant-garde / progressive black metal group Amiensus and Minneapolis, MN atmospheric black metal band Ashbringer!

Local support TBA

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Sep
29
Sat
HEAVY MATINEE Vol. 7 @ The Redwood Bar
Sep 29 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Metal Assault proudly brings you Vol. 7 of the Heavy Matinee series at the Redwood!

Lineup TBA

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Sep
30
Sun
RANGES w/ Man Mountain & Jerkagram @ 5 Star Bar
Sep 30 @ 8:00 pm

Metal Assault proudly brings you Bozeman, Montana instrumental post rock group RANGES and Monroe, Michigan post-rock outfit Man Mountain!

Plus:
Jerkagram (LA)
More TBA

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Oct
25
Thu
BANSAL BIRTHDAY BASH @ 5 Star Bar
Oct 25 @ 8:00 pm

Metal Assault owner Andrew Bansal turns 33 on this date, and of course, it shall be THE most metal birthday party of the year. Join us!

Bands TBA

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