When I announced the performer lineup for the 2019 “ShipRocked” Cruise (seen HERE), a lot of Metalheads were wondering just what in the heck was going on with the announcement for the 2019 “70K Tons Of Metal” excursion since that usually came up in July. Well, as the saying goes “it’s better late than never” as the first details and bands have been lined out. Read on down below.
60 Bands, 4 Days, 1 Cruise Ship, and only 3000 Tickets. This is 70000TONS OF METAL™, The Original, The World’s Biggest Heavy Metal Cruise!
On 70000TONS OF METAL™ you get unrestricted festival access to all 120 live shows on board, 70000TONS™ OF KARAOKE until sunrise, Jamming With Waters In International Waters – the Official 70000TONS OF METAL™ All Star Jam which writes Heavy Metal History every year, Clinics and Work-Shops with the musicians, our infamous Belly Flop Contest, Shore Excursions with your favorite artists, and much more! Continue reading 70,000Tons Of Metal Announces First Bands For 2019 Excursion→
Metal Fans can wipe away the Tuesday Blues (is there even such a thing) thanks to the announcement that Soulfly and Nile made earlier this morning. Yes you guessed it, the pair of Metal powerhouses will unite for a co-headlining tour. Check out the poster and official Press Copy below. I’ll close us out with some editorial afterwards.
The Press Release:
Metal icons SOULFLY and Egyptian themed technical death metal champions and label mates NILE are proud to announce their 2018 From The Amazon To The Nile co-headlining U.S. tour! The 35-date trek kicks off at Diamond Pub and Billiards in Louisville on April 26th and will make stops in Atlanta, Cleveland, and West Hollywood before ending on May 24th in Houston, Texas.
SOULFLY guitarist/vocalist Max Cavalera states, “From the Amazon to the Nile, it’s gonna rage!”
“We are thrilled to have the opportunity to bring NILE fans in the States a last round of touring supporting the “What Should Not be Unearthed album”, comments NILE founding member KARL SANDERS. “Teaming up with SOULFLY is going to make for a killer package sure to please Metal Fans.
Overkill brings their tour to Sayreville and for this one they will not only be joined by Nile, but also by the mighty Amorphis and Swallow The Sun. Local talent will start the night off early so be prompt to not miss a second.
We got this news a little while ago which lines out the recent developments in the band Nile. Read on.
The Press Release:
Tour With OVERKILL Kicks-Off February 14th! NILE will be embarking on their next tour in support of their latest release What Should Not Be Unearthed on Feb 14, 2017. The tour will be with the legendary OVERKILL and will visit 24 cities across America. The band and would also like to announce that Dallas Toler-Wade has decided to leave the band to focus on his own plans and recordings.
This tour also marks the debut of Nile’s newest member, guitarist / vocalist BRIAN KINGSLAND. After this tour the band will is tentatively scheduled to return to Europe this Summer for a series of METAL Festivals followed by a WSNBU-Latin America tour. NILE is already working on songs for their next album which will be recorded in late 2017 for an early 2018 release. More info will be released in the coming months. Continue reading Dallas Toler-Wade Quits Nile; Band Introduces Brian Kingsland→