Ticket Giveaway: Danzig, Cancer Bats & Saviours @ Fox Theater Pomona 7/11

imageKicking off a three-week North American headline run, Danzig will be returning to the Fox Theater in Pomona CA on Saturday July 11 along with support acts Cancer Bats and Saviours. Metal Assault in association with Goldenvoice is giving away two pairs of tickets to the show. Enter using the widget below. Contest closes on Tuesday July 7th, and winners to be announced on Wednesday July 8th. Continue reading

Ticket Giveaway: Motörhead, Saxon & Crobot @ Shrine Expo Hall 8/22


Rock ‘n roll godfathers Motörhead are ready to embark on their 40th anniversary world tour, even while they still continue to release new material at a consistently prolific rate, as the release date of their 22nd studio album ‘Bad Magic’ is set for August 28. As part of a run of North American headline shows, Motörhead will perform at the Shrine Expo Hall in Los Angeles with support acts Saxon and Crobot on Saturday August 22, for what promises to be an unforgettable rock ‘n roll party for all involved. Continue reading

Ticket Giveaway: Goatwhore @ The Roxy 06/14


New Orleans extreme rock ‘n roll giants Goatwhore are about to embark on a massively crushing, all-conquering headlining tour of North America with support acts Ringworm, Black Breath and Theories. Still touring on their stellar 2014 full-length Metal Blade Records release ‘Constricting Rage Of The Merciless’, Goatwhore are reaady to bring back the relentless monstrosity typical of their headline show, after supporting bigger bands and participating in touring festival packages of late. As part of this tour, they will visit the Roxy in West Hollywood on Sunday June 14 for what promises to be an ear-shattering, neck-breaking event to remember. Continue reading

Ticket Giveaway: Crowbar, Battlecross & Lord Dying @ DiPiazza’s 06/05


Uniting for what promises to be one of the heaviest North American tours of the year, New Orleans sludgemasters Crowbar, Michigan blue-collar metal warriors Battlecross and Portland, Oregon stoner/doom tyrants Lord Dying will soon embark on the ‘Summer Of Doom’ five-week run, and will bring three of these shows to Southern California. As part of their visit, the trio, along with local openers Grand Lord High Master, will perform at DiPiazzas in Long Beach on Friday June 5th. Continue reading

Exclusive Premiere: Mammoth – Paradigm


Los Angeles-based instrumental progressive metal/fusion trio Mammoth are products of Musicians Institute and have been in existence for more than a decade, independently releasing three EPs and playing gigs regularly during this period. They caught Metal Assault’s attention when they were won a ‘battle of the bands’ to open for Mr. Big at the Saban Theatre in February 2015, and succeeded in leaving an extremely strong first impression with their performance. Now, the trio of Wes Thrailkill (guitar), Chase Bryant (bass) and Aliyar Kinik (drums) are preparing for the release of a new EP called ‘Innate’ in late May, and we are pleased to present to you the exclusive premiere of the track ‘Paradigm’. Feast your ears upon it below and spread it like wild fire: Continue reading