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The Rockstar Energy Mayhem Fest 2013 Begins Today!!!

It’s finally here. The Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Fest for 2013; Are you excited?

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Win To See Nazareth In NYC In NYC On 6/25/2013

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The Details: The guys in Nazareth have been delivering quality Classic Rock for 45 years and while the term “Classic” was not associated with them back in their original heyday It’s clear to all their fans that they still have the right stuff. Formed in 1968, the band still finds its original singer Dan McCafferty and bassist Pete Agnew at the helm along with members who have been a part of the group since the mid-nineties. They’ll be bringing an exciting set to NYC with the help of support act The Artimus Pyle Band, and yes that is Artimus Pyle from Lynyrd Skynrd. Thanks to the fine folks at B.B. King Blues Club, I’ll be putting some PiercingMetal readers into the show. Read on further down the post for how to participate in this one.
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PiercingMetal Playtime: The KISS Slot Machine (6/19/2013)

So the other day I was visiting family who had returned to the vicinity and were in Atlantic City, NJ and while I was enjoying some catching up in person instead of on the phone, I decided to wander one of the many casinos and see what interesting machines could be found. You can imagine my surprise when I discovered the KISS Slot Machine in the Resorts Hotel and Casino. Take a look. The casino had two of them standing together and since no one was playing yet I quickly snapped a photograph.

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Chimaira Announces Headlining Tour

One of the things I love most about having the blog for the website is the ability to easily share these touring announcements and while this one came a couple of days ago, I had a stockpile of content lined up so here we are now with the latest from Chimaira. Dig in. I’ll return at the close.

The Press Release:
CHIMAIRA ANNOUNCE HEADLINING TOUR; “Crown Of Phantoms” Available July 30th! CHIMAIRA has announced the “CROWN OF PHANTOMS” tour surrounding their highly anticipated new LP of the same name. Dates will stretch coast to coast in the U.S. with support from THE BROWNING, THREAT SIGNAL and label-mates DARK SERMON.

The Tour Dates:
7/26/13: Springfield, VA @ Empire
7/27/13: Spartanburg, SC @ Ground Zero
7/28/13: Orlando, FL @ The Social
7/29/13: Jacksonville, FL @ Freebird Live
7/31/13: Houston, TX @ Fitzgerald’s
8/1/13: Dallas, TX @ Trees
8/2/13: Lubbock, TX @ Jake’s
8/3/13: Albuquerque, NM @ Sunshine Theater
8/4/13: Tempe, AZ @ Rocky Point
8/6/13: San Diego, CA @ House Of Blues
8/7/13: Santa Ana, CA @ The Observatory
8/8/13: Hollywood, CA @ The Whisky
8/9/13: Santa Cruz, CA @ The Catalyst
8/10/13: Portland, OR @ Hawthorne Theater
8/11/13: Seattle, WA @ Studio Seven
8/13/13: CO Springs, CO @ Black Sheep
8/14/13: Denver, CO @ Marquis Theater
8/15/13: Des Moines, IA @ Wooly’s
8/16/13: Chicago, IL @ Reggie’s
8/17/13: Columbus, OH @ Frontier Ranch
8/18/13: Grand Rapids, MI @ The Intersection
8/20/13: Philadelphia, PA @ Theater Of The Living Arts
8/21/13: New York, NY @ Gramercy Theater
8/22/13: Boston, MA @ Middle East
8/23/13: Toronto, ON @ Wreck Room
8/24/13: Rochester, NY @ Montage Music Hall
8/25/13: Cleveland, OH @ Peabody’s
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Today Is “Gretsch Day 2013” @ Street Sounds Music In Bay Ridge (6/15/2013)

Hey I know this is not a Metal event per se, but I am always happy to be able to support a local business and a friend and that makes me happy to announce that “Gretsch Day 2013” is here!!!!

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