This has been an incredibly shocking last seven days in the world of Metal and Hard Rock. First we lost the great Jeff Hanneman to liver failure not even a week ago. Then HIM’s Ville Valo falls severely ill and cancels their brief but sold out tour for their latest album. Now tonight the cell phone blows up with texts and questions about the latest news, which is that As I Lay Dying’s singer Tim Lambesis had been arrested in a murder for hire plot. If there was ever a need for a “Heavy Metal Holy S**t” posting it was this information. Read on.
The summer might be coming to an end but that does not mean the tours have to do that. Here is the latest one that I received some press details about and I am sharing it with you all. Presenting the “Outbreak Tour” which is being presented by Monster Energy Drink and Idol Roc Entertainment. The tour is also in conjunction with Revolver Magazine, Metal Blade Records, Artery Records and more.
The event will bring Asking Alexandria to the headlining stage with As I Lay Dying as direct support along with Suicide Silence, Memphis May Fire and Attila. Metal fans recently saw a few of these bands on tour with groups like Slipknot and Slayer over the summer so it’s sure to be an exciting run of dates as they all branch out on their own tour. The event dates will be announced on September 7th and when they post them I will append this broadcast so you all know where this will be so you can make your plans.
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