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HardDrive Live Announces 2016 Tour w Sick Puppies and More

In my never-ending quest to keep you concert going mavens informed I was happy to see this press release hit the Metal Media Desk here at the PiercingMetal Command HQ. Yes my friends the HardDrive Live tour is back for 2016 and is bringing out a batch of interesting artists. This press copy is rather thorough and gives some keen insight into the numerous performers so I’ve embedded it all for you below the poster. After the run of dates I’ll return with some notes.

Tour - Sick Puppies - Hard Drive Live - 2016

(March 01, 2016) – The 2016 HardDrive Live Tour is set to hit the road next month with SICK PUPPIES, RED SUN RISING, STITCHED UP HEART, HUDSON and SMASHING SATELLITES confirmed for the upcoming month long trek. The tour is scheduled to kick off in Houston, TX on April 22 and will run through May 21st where it will wrap up in St Louis, Missouri. The 2016 HardDrive Live Tour is produced in conjunction with Ledge Entertainment. Tickets, as well as VIP packages for Sick Puppies, will be available on Friday, March 04 at 10 A.M. via www.ticketmaster.com.

Since bursting into the rock scene, headliners Sick Puppies have sold over 1 million records, including a Gold album certification for their breakout second full-length Tri-Polar which yielded 2 million in single sales including the gold-certified ―You’re Going Down‖ as well as rock smashes ―Maybe‖, ―Riptide‖ and ―Odd One.‖ Sick Puppies fourth album is due to be released this spring and features the single, ―Stick To Your Guns‖.
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Testament @ Sirius Satellite Radio Studios (8/2009)

Metal Loyalists of the world don’t need me to educate them about the importance or relevance to the genre when it comes to Testament.  The proof is in the pudding they might say when it comes to the extensive body of work that has always managed to not only stay true to the band’s original vibe, but also managed to continue to raise their own personal bar and inspire any Metal fan and band who wisely choose to listen to them.  PiercingMetal.com had been keeping up with the adventures of the band since the reunion of the original lineup and how the crushed the senses with numerous live appearances on events like the Metal Masters tour and the appearance with Children Of Bodom as they continued to support the stunning “Formation Of Damnation” CD that came courtesy of Nuclear Blast Records.   Moving like a freight train on greased tracks, the adventure continues and brings us to this evenings most stellar of events.

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