DOWN Giveaway: LA Show Tickets + Other Goodies

New Orleans sludgelords Down are on tour again in the States with killer support acts Orange Goblin, B’last and King Parrot, and are set to invade Los Angeles with a gig at the Wiltern on Saturday December 6th. Metal Assault in association with Live Nation is bringing you a package giveaway which consists of the following items:

1. A pair of tickets for Down’s 12/06 LA show
2. One copy of ‘Down IV – Part 1′ EP (CD)
3. One copy of ‘Down IV – Part 1′ EP (Vinyl)
4. One copy of Down’s ‘Diary Of A Mad Band’ CD/DVD

This entire package will be awarded to ONE winner. Contest ends on Monday December 1st. Enter using the tab below:

Night Demon Sign To Century Media Records

Night Demon from Ventura County (just north of Los Angeles) have recently signed with Century Media for the world outside of Europe for an early 2015 release. The three-piece heavy metal act is currently on tour with legendary NWOBHM band, Raven with a long string of dates that go into the holiday season. See dates below. The band had this to say about joining Century Media: Continue reading

Exclusive Premiere: LA Death Metal Band Annihilated Unveils ‘Eradication Profits’

Featuring in its ranks Eric Matranga (Ex- Excretion, Grotesque) on vocals and guitar, Scott Fuller (Abysmal Dawn) on drums and Eric Cohen (Ex-Arkaik) on bass, Los Angeles-based extreme metal band Annihilated have signed to Unique Leader Records and are set to release their debut full-length ‘XIII Steps To Ruination’ on October 28th, 2014 in North America, October 31st,2014 in Europe and November 3rd, 2014 in the UK. Continue reading

Ticket Giveaway: Sonata Arctica, Delain & Xandria @ HOB Sunset 9/29

Celebrating their 15th anniversary this year and touring in support of their eighth studio album Pariah’s Child, Finnish power metal group and Nuclear Blast recording artists Sonata Arctica are returning to North America for a headline run with support acts Delain and Xandria, and will play at the House Of Blues Sunset Strip in West Hollywood next Monday September 29th. Continue reading