Category Archives: Tours and Festivals

Tour and Festival announcements. Also featured are the themed musical cruise excursions that our demographic rally behind.

Between The Buried and Me Tour For 2014

Those crazy cats in Between The Buried and Me are continuing their tour and will be hitting a venue near you in early 2014. Now’s your chance to catch them if you have not done so already or if you are like me and missed them a few months ago when they last brought their sound to town. They’ll be bringing along Intronaut, Deafheaven and The Kindred in case you were curious. I wanted to let you know this news yesterday when it broke but I had the Moonspell “America Noir Tour” for 2014 post going up and I prefer to keep this at one such announcement per day. Circumstances will probably change that every now and again but I digress.

Tour - BTBAM - 2014

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Moonspell Brings Darkness To All In 2014 With “America Noir”

There are times when a concert tour comes around that works from beginning to end in terms of its name acts and thank the Dark Gods, “The America Noir” Tour featuring Moonspell is one of them. I think that you will agree with me when you learn that this tour will bring both Leaves Eyes and Atrocity along with them. Read more after the poster.

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Nile’s “At The Gate Of Sethu” Tour Part 3 In 2014

Earlier in 2013, those Egyptian-themed Death Metal artisans in Nile paid a visit to NYC during their “At The Gate Of Sethu” Tour. The premise of this run was for an extended set by Nile in the form of two full sets and instead of touring with another band of note, they opted to have local support across the run of the tour. Read more below.
Poster - Nile at Stage 48 - 2014

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Six Feet Under’s “East Coast Armageddon Tour” Is Postponed :(

Wow, another tour cancellation in the same week but yes my Metal Legions, I am sad to report for those who were excited about this particular happening that the upcoming tour for Six Feet Under (labelled the “East Coast Armageddon Tour”) has been postponed. The official announcement from the band follows the tour poster below.

Poster - Six Feet Under - Fall 2013

“Bad news…Illness of a close family member of one our band mates unfortunately has forced postponement of East Coast Armageddon until late January continuing into February. Our sincerest apologies to all of our fans. We will see you all in January.”

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Alas, The Sepultura Tour Has Been Cancelled

As you read this I am sitting at my favorite Metal show launch spot Duke’s and thanks to their speedy free WiFi, I have just learned from the bands Facebook page that it is indeed the case and that Brazilian Metal legends Sepultura have cancelled their upcoming US Tour. The bands statement is below the poster…

Poster - Sepultura at Gramercy - 2013

“Due to the delay in obtaining a visa for the band to enter the United States, we regret to inform all fans that the previously announced North American tour is being cancelled. We apologize to the fans, promoters, and the bands who were going to be part of the Tsunami Of Metal tour – UNEARTH, KATAKLYSM, SCAR THE MARTYR, ANCIIENTS, and DARK SERMON.”

I know a lot of the PiercingMetal fans were psyched about attending this show in NYC in a few weeks and were also hoping that we would run a contest for it as well so it sucks to find this being the case, but the Visa issue dilemma is something that we are used by now since its happened to numerous bands that we were excited about heading here. I’ll keep the calendar updated should any rescheduling that should occur. Stay tuned and for the interim readers can follow the latest news in these bands lives by following their Official Websites which are linked below for your examination.

Official Websites:
Sepultura: http://www.sepultura.com.br/
Unearth: http://unearth.tv/
Kataklysm: https://www.facebook.com/kataklysm
Scar The Martyr: http://www.scarthemartyr.com/
Ancients: http://ancients.ca/
Dark Sermon: https://www.facebook.com/darksermon