Ticket Giveaway: The Sword, Big Business & O’Brother @ House Of Blues Anaheim 03/21/14

* THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED. The winners are Ricardo Gutierrez and Racquel Martinez *

Metal Assault in association with House Of Blues Anaheim is bringing you this ticket giveaway for the upcoming show at the venue on Tuesday March 21st 2014 featuring Austin, Texas-based stoner/sludge metal band The Sword, who released their stellar fourth studio album called ‘Apocryphon’ in late 2012 and have been on a highly active touring cycle ever since, bringing the best of their new and older material to stages all over. For fans of the genre, they’re an absolute must-see, and spicing up the lineup for this headline touring run of theirs are Seattle stoner/sludge outfit Big Business and Atlanta, Georgia-based experimental rock quintet O’Brother . Continue reading

Ticket Giveaway: Protest The Hero, Battlecross + More @ House Of Blues Anaheim 03/18/14

* THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED * The winners are Dan Serper and Raymond Ketchum.

Metal Assault in association with House Of Blues Anaheim is bringing you this ticket giveaway for the upcoming show at the venue on Tuesday March 18th 2014 featuring Canadian progressive metal band Protest The Hero as the headliners, along with openers Battlecross, The Safety Fire, Intervals and Night Verses. Protest The Hero will present material from their highly acclaimed latest album ‘Volition’ along with a selection of tunes from their previous three albums to encapsulate their decade-long career. Continue reading

Ticket + CD + Meet ‘N Greet Giveaway: Scale The Summit @ The Lyric 03/08/14

* THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED * The winner is Isaac Rivera.

Metal Assault in association with Prosthetic Records is bringing you this ticket giveaway for the upcoming Scale The Summit show at The Lyric in Los Angeles CA on Saturday March 8th 2014, with co-headliners The Ocean and support acts The Atlas Moth and Silver Snakes. Hailing from Houston, Texas, Scale The Summit is an instrumental progressive metal quartet who’ve been around for nearly a decade now, having released four stellar studio albums and done extensive touring with the who’s who of prog, amidst some solid headline tours of their own. Their most recent release ‘The Migration’ has taken them to new altitudes of creativity, which is even more evident in the live setting.  Continue reading

Ticket Giveaway: Children Of Bodom/Death Angel/Tyr @ House Of Blues Sunset Strip 03/01/14

* THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED * The winner is Mike Martinez.

Metal Assault in association with the House Of Blues Sunset Strip is bringing you this ticket giveaway for the upcoming Children Of Bodom show at the venue on Saturday March 1st 2014, with support acts Death Angel and Tyr. Finnish melodic death metal giants Children Of Bodom signaled a return to form with their latest studio album ‘Halo Of Blood’ which was released in 2013 via Nuclear Blast Records, and gave the fans the kind of album they’d been waiting for, with tunes like ‘Scream For Silence’, ‘Bodom Blue Moon’, ‘Damaged Beyond Repair’ and more. Throughout the two decades of their existence, they’ve been known to put on highly entertaining live performances wherein they present this new material along with some of their most popular classics such as ‘Downfall’, ‘Silent Night, Bodom Night’, ‘Hate Crew Deathroll’ and ‘Hate Me!’ Continue reading

Ticket Giveaway: Dark Tranquillity @ House Of Blues Sunset Strip 02/22/14

* THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED * The winner is Alexandra Cota.

Metal Assault in association with the House Of Blues Sunset Strip is bringing you this ticket giveaway for the upcoming Dark Tranquillity show at the venue on Saturday February 22nd 2014, with support acts Omnium Gatherum and Exmortus. Dark Tranquillity are known as one of the longest-standing flag-bearers of the melodic death metal sound that has become such an identifiable characteristic associated with their hometown of Gothenburg. Their most recent studio album ‘Construct’ came out in 2013, but the band hasn’t done a full North American headline tour in quite a while, and this is a show Dark Tranquillity fans in Los Angeles simply can’t afford to miss. Continue reading