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Here’s Tallah’s Official Video For “Placenta”

It was only a couple of months ago that we first shared the news about a new band that had been formed by drummer Max Portnoy (Son Of Mike) and Justin Bonitz who is cited as being a YouTube sensation. The band is called Tallah and if you missed that report please click HERE to examine in. Now, as May gets into full swing we get the official video from their first single with “Placenta”. Take a look.


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Max Portnoy Forms New Band Tallah Featuring YouTube Sensation Justin Bonitz

Fans of drummer Max Portnoy and YouTube sensation Justin Bonitz will be excited about the pairs new musical collaboration known as TALLAH. The news began circulating yesterday and I’ve shared the full press release with you below to enjoy. Dig in.

The Press Release:
Pennsylvania metal band Tallah is comprised of 5 members who share a passion for playing intense, heavy, and intricate music combined with an insane live show, unlike any other!

Influenced by bands such as Code Orange, Slipknot, Korn and Deftones, Tallah relies on the spirit of innovative metal realized through panicked guitar screams treated with industrial elements and distortion. Screaming vocals provided by YouTube sensation Justin Bonitz mixed with melodic choruses create a dreamlike vision in which the audience can live. Driving bass fills the room with deep and dirty tones that sync effortlessly with the thunderous bellows of the drums.


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Metal Allegiance Announce Destination (Almost) East Coast Tour

By now you’ve heard about the Heavy Metal Supergroup known as Metal Allegiance and if not it’s a talent whirlwind that features Alex Skolnick, Mike Portnoy, Mark Oseguesda, Chuck Billy and more. They toured these parts a few months ago and it was a blast that was enjoyed by all. Earlier today a press release went out citing how the group would be swapping some members for a brief East Coast run. I’ve copied the press notice for you below so check out the poster, press copy and dates before I return with some additional thoughts.

Tour - Metal Allegiance - Spring 2016

The Press Release:
METAL ALLEGIANCE are proud to announce their Destination (Almost) East Coast tour! The 7 day trek kicks off March 31st in Providence, Rhode Island followed by stops in Poughkeepsie, New Haven, and Lancaster before the final show on April 7th at the Gramercy in New York! With the recent release of their critically acclaimed self-titled album under their belts, they are bringing their all-star team and epic live experience to the East Coast! In true METAL ALLEGIANCE form, the band is bringing along some good friends to share the stage. Accompanying the band for these 7 special shows are none other than Mark Oseguesda (DEATH ANGEL). Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal and Chuck Billy (TESTAMENT).
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Ghost Ship Octavius Unveil North American Tour Dates For 2015

Just got the word that the band Ghost Ship Octavius will be doing a brief touring run for the ardent fans. If the name is on the new side to you please don’t worry as its something you will remember soon enough as it features Matt Wicklund (God Forbid, Himsa) and Van Williams (Nevermore, Ashes Of Ares). I’ve copied the bands official statement from their Facebook along with the poster and dates. Then we can discuss a little deeper.

Tour - Ghost Ship Octavius - 2015

The Press Release:
World Entertainment Inc., Ghost Ship Octavius and Infinity Concerts are extremely excited to announce the first ever live shows of the band in the Pacific Northwest as well as several Northeast USA shows in December. This marks the first ever shows of GSO on their critically acclaimed and fan favorite, self titled debut release. The guys are all excited and hope see all of you (GSO CREW) at these shows. See dates below:
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