There’s nothing quite like a little bit of news from our friends over at Nuclear Blast Records to make a Fall day feel all the more refreshing. Sure that’s corney but the coffee has hit me with a great bit of energy today so there you go. Check out this brief about Sweden’s mighty Meshuggah.
The Press Release:
Swedish extreme tech-metal pioneers MESHUGGAH have announced their 2018 North American tour with special guests CODE ORANGE and TOOTHGRINDER. The tour will kick off at the Commodore Ballroom in Vancouver, BC on January 23rd and make stops in Seattle, Portland, and San Francisco before concluding at The Wiltern in Los Angeles on January 29th! Following the 6 show trek, MESHUGGAH will perform at the 70,000 Tons Of Metal Cruise.
MESHUGGAH is touring in support of their highly acclaimed eighth studio album, The Violent Sleep of Reason which secured the band their first GRAMMY nomination for “Best Metal Performance.” The album also debuted at #17 on the U.S. Billboard Top 200 chart as well as landed at #9 on the Canadian Top Current Albums chart. Watch the music video for “Clockworks” on the Nuclear Blast YouTube Channel!
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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.
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The Mighty Meshuggah brings their latest album to life in NYC with help from High On Fire.
Title: “Born In Dissonance” (Single)
Label: Nuclear Blast Records
Release Date: 8/25/2016
Genre: Experimental Metal
Meshuggah has returned, well, at least they will return with a full album entitled “The Violent Sleep Of Reason” in October and the fans of the band are now able to get their first aural exposure to the works with the debut single “Born In Dissonance”. So how is it? I must admit that it’s a little tricky to first explain something by Meshuggah to anyone who hasn’t really followed them before and I’ve usually had more success with this after hearing the full body of work.
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I’m not sure how it happened but I missed that last go round for Meshuggah at NYC’s now shuttered and torn down Roseland Ballroom and have never forgiven myself for it since the show was amazing (I was told) and the great venue no longer stands. That thought comes to me because it was a show I could have seen and missed and those chances are not ones we Metalheads should be taking when it comes to a crushing band and their latest tour. This rather long intro is where I share the news about the recently announced tour by Meshuggah who will be hitting our side of the fence in the Fall and bring along High On Fire with them as well. Check it out. The poster, press and dates are below and then I will return to wrap it all up.
The Press Release:
The ninth wonder of the unnatural world, extreme tech-metal messiah’s MESHUGGAH have announced their epic North American Fall 2016 tour. The trek will kick-off at the House Of Blues in Lake Buena Vista, Florida on October 10th, visit 2 Canadian cities as well as Knotfest Mexico before concluding in Maryland at The Fillmore on November 6th. Joining the band as special guests is none other than US metallers HIGH ON FIRE! Watch the tour teaser on the Nuclear Blast YouTube Channel!
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