The Details: As a comic book reader growing up there were two series that I loved and they were “Marvel Team-Up” and “Marvel Two-In-One” and essentially these were tales that took two great characters and united them for a single purpose. I thought of this when it came to the upcoming tour that features the legendary Scorpions and the mighty Megadeth as they plan to hit the awesome Madison Square Garden this Saturday. I have been listening to these two bands for as long as I can remember and was getting very excited about bringing a story and images to your attention soon after. Then I learned that thanks to the fine folks in the Marketing division of the LiveNation team that will be putting in some truly lucky fans into the show on the house. I am stoked because I think this amounts to our biggest bands to have given away tickets to yet. Check out the details on how to participate.
When and Where: Saturday, September 16th @ Madison Square Garden (NYC)
To Participate: This is NOT an easy one at all but still runs on the same premise as our other contests. I am sticking to the three things about the band that makes your fist pump high into the air and raise the love of the Metal in your very soul but for this one I am assigning some homework. Please give me “3” things that you like most about the bands and I mean each of them so “6” total points. There shouldn’t be any newbies to the music of Scorpions and Megadeth that’s for sure. Perhaps there are albums that “spoke” to you or concert appearances that sent you to the music shop to snag some of the band members earlier works. Just give me three solid answers for each and how important it is to be at this show. I know I make you work but I work here too so whining about the process will not win out at all LOL. Make this good reading because the stuff remains on the website and can likely inspire new fans as well on how our freebies work. Writing “because they slay dude” is just too un-original and boring. I’ll be responding to the comments that I like most right below their answer. Kindly review some guidelines before entering your submission. Extra credit is welcome of course if you’d like to laud the greatness of the other performers as well. We don’t have a lot of tickets for this one. Continue reading Win A Ticket To See Scorpions and Megadeth at Madison Square Garden on 9/16/2017→
It was just about a month ago that I last made mention of the mighty Megadeth and that was in some press information about their joining up with Scorpions for an exciting new tour. If you missed that post for whatever reason, please click on THIS LINK to be up to speed. Then by all means continue along as the band has announced some summer dates that will lead them to this powerful pairing.
The Press Release:
GRAMMY® Award winning Thrash Metal pioneers MEGADETH have announced the details for the 2017 leg of their North American Tour, which kicks off on June 23 in Big Flats, NY. This headlining tour will take them across the U.S as well as Canada.
Tickets for the North American Tour go on sale beginning April 21–check www.megadeth.com for specific market info, local on-sale times and dates, and information on special VIP packages. There will also be an exclusive pre-sale for MEGADETH fan club members beginning April 19 at 10:00am EST, with details available at www.megadeth.com/cyberarmy. Continue reading Megadeth To Kick Off North American Tour In June 2017→
Now this was an exciting bit of touring news. It started making the rounds yesterday but it’s never too late to be stoked for a tour that finds a headlining Scorpions and a support from Megadeth. I didn’t receive a typical Press Release though for this one and instead was using the information posted to the bands Official Facebook. I guess that is how it’s done more and more nowadays. Check it out.
The Press Release:
SCORPIONS announce their North American Crazy World Tour with Very Special Guest Megadeth. Since performing a handful of festivals and concerts last year in the U.S., the band will return to North America for a month-long run of dates.
“When our album Crazy World was released back in ’91, right at the end of the cold war, we toured around a world that was pretty crazy back then, but there was so much hope in the air for a more peaceful future. Now 26 years later, things are getting more crazy every other day. After all these years, ‘Crazy World’ is still a good motto for our upcoming world tour. We are very much looking forward to seeing all of you out there,” states Klaus Meine. Continue reading Scorpions Announce “Crazy World” North American Tour With Megadeth→
I’ve been having a blast using the Official Instagram for PiercingMetal.com this past year because I really put it to use at both shows and conventions combined. I guess I have had this account for almost four years now and I remembered creating it when Nightwish was performing for the very first time at The Beacon Theatre in 2012. The overall tally of the Official PiercingMetal Instagram at the time of my posting this narrative is that it has 3,077 photos uploaded and a profile that is followed by 1,133 users. According to the “Best 9” website this account has had 23,905 likes on 1,214 photos and that’s pretty awesome to learn. I strive to have 100% original images and notations on this profile unlike some of the folks out there who use other peoples photos, posters and such as their own. To me that is cheap and those accounts shouldn’t be followed at all. Thanks to the fun website link which you will find at the end of this narrative, I was able to learn what my “9” most popular posted images were in 2016 and I’m sharing that result with you below. Here is the graphic of those nine images that amounted to my “Best 9”. Continue reading Presenting PiercingMetal’s “Best 9” Instagram Photos For 2016→
Some time in the early part of Friday afternoon, the buzz started buzzing around the Interwebs that a “secret show” was going to be done at the popular Saint Vitus Bar by a band that you’ve most likely never heard of before but is one with very familiar material under their belt. Their name is Vic and The Rattleheads and rumor has it that they are the very best of the best when it comes to doing Megadeth covers. You might find it interesting to learn that their singer and guitar player not only sounds like the great Dave Mustaine, but he even looks like him with an uncanny resemblance. Oddly enough the same can be said about the bass player in the group along with the rest of the guys. Isn’t that a weird coincidence? I think so ;p Continue reading Vic and The Rattleheads (aka Megadeth) To Play Saint Vitus Bar!→