Category: Live Shows

Jun 19

Morten Veland of Sirenia discussed touring the US for the first time

Sirenia is one of the few band that can be credited as a pioneer of the gothic metal movement, as they were founded at the peak of the movement back in 2001. With a pure gothic metal attitude, the have been constantly releasing great records regardless of the different change of line-ups over the years. At Sixes …

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Jun 06

Sabrina Cruz of Seven Kingdoms discussed US tour and Decennium

10 years after their original formation, Seven Kingdoms had become one of the most successful underground power metal band in the US, The band not only became widely recognized for being the support act that toured with Blind Guardian during their 2010 North American tour but they also toured Europe with the likes of Stratovarius …

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Jun 01

Thorsten Bauer of Leaves Eyes discussed new Atrocity & Leaves Eyes albums.

Leaves Eyes returned to the USA for a second tour less than a year after their successful run with Sonata Arctica last November/December. This time around they came on a tour along with Battle Beast and supporting Sabaton. This time around they had the chance to play at bigger venues before a larger and more diverse …

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May 24

Eero Sipilä of Battle Beast discussed their first US tour and Bringer Of Pain

Finnish metal revelation, Battle Beast just wrapped up their first ever US tour. With a shiny new album under their belt and a party attitude that brings the crowd near to a frenzy everywhere they play, these five Finnish characters deliver an amazing show live that is powerful enough to at times eclipse the attention of the …

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May 22

Hannes Van Dahl of Sabaton discussed US tour and parenthood.

There is no doubt that Sabaton is one of the busiest and most successful heavy metal bands out there, after conquering the European continent at the beginning of the year, they are currently completing their second US tour in less than a year.  Use Facebook to Comment on this Post

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May 20

Oskar Dronjak of Hammerfall discussed touring the US and Built To Last

After waiting almost 7 years, American audiences had the pleasure to see the templars of metal, Hammerfall, once again blazing across US territories. The band just wrapped up an impressive and long US tour in support of their most recent album Built To Last  released last year via Napalm Records.  Use Facebook to Comment on …

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May 18

Charlotte Wessels of Delain discussed touring and upcoming Live DVD

Seven years after their US début in Atlanta, Delain is now about to complete their first co-headlining US tour.  After four years of diligently coming to the US every year even twice in one year as a supporting band, they had converted thousands of people around the US into passionate fans that show up to the …

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May 09

Matt Harvey of Gruesome/Exhumed discussed metal, comics, horror, and Death’s legacy.

Florida/California Death metal machine Gruesome had just wrapped up their first West Coast tour before joining Obituary on an East Coast take over. The band recently released their second EP titled Fragments of Psyche which includes a new song, a cover of Death‘s Choke On It and five raw demos from their debut album Savage …

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Apr 12

Return to the land of Red Cloud: A conversation with Jan Rechberger of Amorphis

After almost 10 years of absence in the US and 12 years since their last AZ visit, Amorphis finally toured the US and played a gig near me, which meant I got to see them for the first time ever, since I missed them last time they played the west coast with Nightwish in L.A …

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Mar 27

Mille Petrozza of Kreator discussed the Decibel Magazine tour 2017.

German thrash metal legends Kreator are currently headlining the 2017 Decibel Magazine tour edition. The band played an almost sold out show at Club Red in Mesa, AZ last Friday night, after almost a year of absence since their last visit with Arch Enemy. Since the band just released their new album Gods of Violence, …

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Feb 22

70000 Tons of Metal 2017 – Day 4

Unfortunately, all good things come to an end and the final day of this fantastic adventure had slowly crept up on me. I had intended to wake up extra “early” to go watch Serenity, but my body had decided that sleep was more important and sadly missed their set. Slightly disappointed with myself, I jumped …

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