Bandcamp to Donate 100% of Proceeds to Trans Gender Rights This Friday

Bandcamp, the platform that hosts so many hard rock and heavy metal bands’ music, and our own Metal Assault Podcast, has issued a Public Service Announcement. The website will be donating 100% of the proceeds from all sales on Friday August 4th to the non-profit organization Transgender Law Center. Check out their full statement below, and make your BandCamp purchases this coming Friday! Continue reading “Bandcamp to Donate 100% of Proceeds to Trans Gender Rights This Friday”

‘Ozzfest Meets Knotfest’ announces Friday Pre-Event Concert

This year’s Ozzfest Meets Knotfest will take place at Glen Helen Amphitheater and Festival Grounds in San Bernardino CA on Saturday November 4th and Sunday November 5th, and will start off with a pre-event concert on Friday November 3rd. This pre-event is exclusive only to weekend camping ticket holders, and will feature Monster Magnet, Brant Bjork, Sasquatch and Lo-Pan. Continue reading “‘Ozzfest Meets Knotfest’ announces Friday Pre-Event Concert”

Primus Announce New Album & Fall Tour Dates

Power trio extraordinaire Primus has announced ‘The Desaturating Seven’, their first studio album of original material since the 2011 release ‘Green Naugahyde’, and the first of this kind featuring the classic lineup of Les, Ler and Herb, since 1995’s ‘Tales From The Punchbowl’. The new album is an adaptation of a 1978 Italian children’s book called ‘The Rainbow Goblins’, and is slated for release on September 29th. In addition, Primus has also added the ‘Ambushing The Storm’ Fall U.S. headline tour to support the album. Check out the album cover artwork, track listing and tour dates below, and listen to a new track called ‘The Seven’. Continue reading “Primus Announce New Album & Fall Tour Dates”

Dio Hologram World Tour is Actually Happening

The inevitable is upon us. The Ronnie James Dio hologram which made its debut at the Wacken Open Air festival in Germany in 2016, and its US debut earlier this year, will embark on the “Dio Returns” world tour in late 2017, backed by the live band formerly known as Dio Disciples (guitarist Craig Goldy, drummer Simon Wright, keyboardist Scott Warren and bassist Bjorn Englen). The tour will start in Europe and will hit South America, Australia and Asia, and will arrive in the U.S. in the Spring of 2018. Confirmed dates are posted below, and more will be announced in due course. Prepare to send your hologram to a show near you! Continue reading “Dio Hologram World Tour is Actually Happening”