Live Nation Celebrates National Concert Week 2019

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As readers of the PiercingMetal website already know, we are absolutely passionate about the live concert scene and find ourselves out and about a few times each week seeing shows to discuss with you. If we’re not doing that we’re entering an almost endless amount of things to do on our Regional Events Calendar and with this in mind I’m happy to share the news about Live Nation’s 2019 National Concert Week. Take a look at the press release down below and I’ll return at the close with some additional editorial rumblings.

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The Press Release:
Today Live Nation revealed their fifth annual National Concert Week will take place from May 1st through May 7th and give fans the exclusive opportunity to purchases tickets for just $20 (all-in including fees). Kicking off an epic summer concert season, the offer will include over two million tickets to 2,800+ in-demand shows from Live Nation’s upcoming roster of tours across North America. The tickets will cross multiple genres for every type of live event fan, including Country, Hip-Hop, Latin, Metal, Rock, Pop, and Comedy.
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Warner Brothers Pictures: “Godzilla: King of the Monsters” Final Trailer

While I am in hyper level modes of excitement about the Friday opening of “Avengers: Endgame” (which has been discussed a LOT on PiercingMetal and culled together HERE), I am also amped up about the film that comes the month afterwards which is “Godzilla: King Of The Monsters” and that films final trailer dropped only a short time ago. Hold onto your hats ladies and gentlemen. Management is not responsible for lost property.

Premise: The new story follows the heroic efforts of the crypto-zoological agency Monarch as its members face off against a battery of god-sized monsters, including the mighty Godzilla, who collides with Mothra, Rodan, and his ultimate nemesis, the three-headed King Ghidorah. When these ancient super-species – thought to be mere myths – rise again, they all vie for supremacy, leaving humanity’s very existence hanging in the balance (thanks Wiki)
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Exit 111 Announces Full Details For Inaugural Event

Music fans in my neck of the woods are going to be looking into relocation before October hits based on this sure to be crushing Festival event. It’s the kind of music festival my friends and I clamor for but instead we get The Governors Ball and Panorama Music Festival. Sigh. Anyway, without further adieu I share with you the announcement about the debut of the Exit 111 Music Festival. Read on down below to the full press release and prepare to be stunned by the lineup.

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The Press Release:
EXIT 111 Festival will debut with a heavyweight line-up that celebrates all forms of rock–from hard to classic, alternative to southern–when it debuts October 11-13 at the Great Stage Park in Manchester, TN. The inaugural three-day event hosted by Eddie Trunk will be led by headlining slots from Guns N’ Roses, Def Leppard, Lynyrd Skynyrd, and a mix of platinum-selling artists including Slayer (in the last Tennessee show of their career), ZZ Top, Deftones, Ghost, Megadeth and more than 40 acts (full line-up below). Tickets for EXIT 111 go on sale Thursday, April 25 at 12:00 PM (ET), with additional ticketing info below.

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Produced by C3 Presents and AC Entertainment, the massive footprint of the festival site–known to millions as the home of the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival–will be transformed into a rock and roll playground with the all-star line-up appearing on three stages with 12 hours of music daily, camping and a variety of activities tailored specifically to concert-goers. This marks the first-ever event, beyond Bonnaroo, to utilize the 700-plus acre farm. On site adventures include Paranormal Cirque (an R-rated crazy yet fun fusion between circus, theatre, and cabaret in perfect harmony with the evolution of a show that brings you back to when we dream…and when we had nightmares and fantasies), the first annual EXIT 111 car show, Red Bull motocross demonstrations and a mega sports bar airing full sports coverage throughout the weekend, with more activities announced soon.
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Eaglemoss Collections: “Batmobile Cutaways: The Movie Vehicles 1989-2012”

When I was but a wee lad, I was a card carrying member of “The Batman Club” and while my official membership card seems to be gone to the sands of time, I still have a great fondness for all things Caped Crusader which makes me happy to share the latest news from the fine folks over at Eaglemoss Collections. Take a look down below and prepare to be excited.

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The Press Release:
Ever since his modern cinematic debut in 1989’s Batman, the Caped Crusader’s one constant companion has been – no, not Robin™ the Boy Wonder – his iconic Batmobile!™ Part assault vehicle, part pursuit and rescue transport, part mobile crime lab and part the screen’s coolest looking car, the Batmobile has always been the most technologically advanced crime-fighting asset in Batman’s arsenal.

Like the Dark Knight™ himself, everybody has a favorite Batmobile and now all of the cars, from Tim Burton’s 1989 classic to the conclusion of Christopher Nolan’s trilogy in 2012, have been brought together in one comprehensive, fully illustrated, 72-page volume from Eaglemoss Hero Collector, designers, manufacturers and publishers of high-quality collectibles from across the many worlds of pop culture.

Written by Alan Cowsill, James Hill and Richard Jackson – with original illustrations contributed by Ed Giddings and Mojo – Batmobile Cutaways: The Movie Vehicles 1989-2012 is a one-of-a-kind visual reference guide featuring original cutaway artwork approved by Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment, as well as lavish illustrations and photos highlighting every vehicle from Batman (1989), Batman Returns (1992), Batman Forever (1995), Batman & Robin (1997), Batman Begins (2005), The Dark Knight (2008) and The Dark Knight Rises (2012).
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Skillet + Sevendust Announce Co-Headline Victorious War Summer 2019 Tour

Tuesday isn’t slowing down and has offered up some great announcements as well. One of them is this co-headlining tour detail by the band Skillet and Sevendust. Some of you readers might recall the news about the Skillet comic book “Eden” which was discussed HERE. Let’s take a look at the full release down below.

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The Press Release:
SKILLET and SEVENDUST will embark on the co-headline Victorious War Tour in August and September. Pop Evil will support, while Devour the Day will open the shows. The tour kicks off on August 11 in Memphis. All dates are below and tickets go on sale on Friday, April 26 at 10am local time.

Both Skillet and Sevendust will be offering presale VIP tickets with meet & greets to their respective fan clubs. Presale tickets are available here.
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