Tag Archive: AZ

Jun 26

Dianne van Giersbergen discussed the US tour and Theater of Dimensions

German/Dutch quintet Xandria recently finished their first ever US Headlining tour, a tour that took them to revisit places they played along with Sonata Arctica and Delain back in 2014, and to discovered new cities and fans across the US. It was a risky move to headline a tour in the US after their first …

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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 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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Mar 09

Danny Marino of The Agonist discussed life on the road and the new album Five.

Canadian metal act The Agonist, recently finished a long tour in the US as a support for DevilDriver and Death Angel. The tour was the second tour the band did in over a year as part of the support for their new album Five. They stop in Mesa, AZ last week, where we had the …

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Feb 13

Mr. Lordi of Lordi discussed US tour, comics and Eurovision.  

After almost 9 years of absence from the American stages, the Finnish monsters of Lordi finally found their way to America. While promoting their new album Monstereophonic: Theaterror vs Demonarchy released last September. The band visited Mesa, AZ last Thursday night (02/09/17) and delivered a monstrous show at Club Red. Use Facebook to Comment on this Post

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