Ticket Giveaway: Mastodon, Gojira & Kvelertak @ Fox Theater, 10/17

After trekking North America with support acts Gojira and Kvelertak last spring, Atlanta, Georgia stoner metal giants Mastodon are set to embark on the second leg of their North American tour with the same lineup but the biggest difference being that their new album ‘Once More ‘Round The Sun’ was released shortly after that first leg and they’ll present more material off of it, along with tunes from the previous five LPs. In French progressive metal quartet Gojira and Norwegian eclectic metal six-piece group Kvelertak they have tremendous opening acts which altogether make this a show very much worth investing in. The tour will visit the Fox Theater in Pomona on Friday October 17. Continue reading

Ticket Giveaway: Within Temptation & Amaranthe @ Club Nokia, 09/26

Dutch symphonic metal band Within Temptation will embark on a two-week North American headline run later this month, to present material from their latest studio album ‘Hydra’ and a selection from the previous six albums comprising their 18-year career, with support from Swedish melodic metal band Amaranthe. As part of this tour, the two bands will grace the stage at Club Nokia in Downtown Los Angeles on Friday September 26th. Continue reading

Ticket Giveaway: Skeletonwitch, Ghoul & Black Anvil @ The Roxy, 09/23

* THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED. Winners are Kevin Williams, Maxx Betanzos and Victor Resendiz. Tickets for the show are still available here. *

Athens, Ohio’s all-destroying black thrash juggernaut of Skeletonwitch continues to roll on with no signs of stopping. The quintet have already done two high-profile North American tours supporting The Black Dahlia Murder and Amon Amarth since the fall 2013 release of their crushing sixth studio album ‘Serpents Unleashed’, and before they head out on a second leg of North America dates with Amon Amarth starting September 25th, they will embark on a three-week headline run of their own with support acts Ghoul and Black Anvil, and are set to arrive in Los Angeles for a gig at the Roxy on Tuesday September 23rd. Continue reading