Exclusive Video Premiere: Abyance – Terra

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Based out of Buffalo, New York, Abyance (formerly Armageddon) is a fledgling young extreme metal band, founded in 2012 by a group of metalheads in their early teens. They released their debut EP ‘Age Of Darkness’ in 2014 and have been striving to build a fan-following for themselves in upstate New York and beyond, and are now ready with their sophomore EP ‘Parallels and Introspection’, slated for release on July 2nd 2016 in physical and digital formats. The new EP was mastered by the hugely renowned and prolific Zeuss, who has worked with Rob Zombie, Queensryche, Hatebreed and many others, and was recorded and mixed by Toxic Holocaust drummer Nick Bellmore. Metal Assault is pleased to present an exclusive premiere of Abyance’s music video for the song ‘Terra’ off of this new EP. Enjoy it below, check out their other tunes on bandcamp, and keep an eye on the band’s social networks for upcoming live dates. Continue reading

Ticket Giveaway: An Evening With Buckethead @ The Novo 06/22

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Bringing his one-of-a-kind virtuosic guitar playing and visual presence to stages once again, Buckethead is back on the road and will visit Los Angeles for a gig at the Novo on Wednesday June 22nd. Metal Assault in association with Goldenvoice is giving away two pairs of tickets to the show. Enter using the widget below. Giveaway is open now through Sunday June 19th 11:59 PT, and winners will be picked and contacted on Monday June 20th. Enter everyday to multiply your chances of winning. Please use an active email address to sign up for the giveaway, we do not send any spam and will not contact you unless you win the tickets. Also, please respond to the winning notification email within 24 hours, or else an alternate winner will be picked. Continue reading

Ticket Giveaway: Lamb Of God, Clutch & Corrosion Of Conformity @ Fox Theater Pomona 05/28

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Metal heavyweights Lamb Of God, Clutch and Corrosion Of Conformity are currently in the midst of the second leg of their North American tour together, and will be bringing the heavy to Pomona CA, with a gig at Fox Theater on Saturday May 28th. Metal Assault in association with Goldenvoice is giving away tickets to this show. Enter using the widget below. Giveaway is open now through tonight (Thursday May 26th) 11:59 PM PT, and winners will be emailed tomorrow (Friday May 27th). Please use an active email address to sign up for the giveaway, we do not send any spam and will not contact you unless you win the tickets. Continue reading

Ticket Giveaway: Baroness @ Fonda Theatre 06/03

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Savannah, Georgia sludge metal group Baroness will bring a five-week North American headline tour to an end with a gig at the Fonda Theatre in Hollywood CA on Friday June 3rd, with opening act Youth Code. Metal Assault in association with Goldenvoice is giving away tickets to this show. Enter using the widget below. Giveaway is open now through Wednesday June 1st 11:59 PT. Winners will be contacted on Thursday June 2nd. Please use an active email address to sign up for the giveaway, we do not send any spam and will not contact you unless you win the tickets. Continue reading