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Amaranthe Announces North American Tour For 2020

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It was only a few short weeks ago that we helped share the news about Nuclear Blast Records signing the band Amaranthe and if you somehow missed that news based on the so much that has been going by since then just click HERE to be up to date. Now the band has announced its touring plans for the USA in the coming year and its time to get all the excite. Read on down below for the full skinny.

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The Press Release:
AMARANTHE is proud to announce their North American tour 2020! The 37-date trek will kick-off at the Soundstage in Baltimore on August 20, 2020 and will make stops in Chicago, Vancouver and Denver before concluding on October 2, 2020 at the Riverfront Live in Cincinnati, OH. Joining the band on the tour are special guests Finnish heavy metallers and label-mates BATTLE BEAST as well as Boston symphonic metal band SEVEN SPIRES.
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Win A Ticket To See Kamelot @ Playstation Theater On 9/14/2019

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As it’s been awhile since we’ve done a proper ticket giveaway contest I figured there was no better show to get back into practice with than the return of Kamelot to NYC and their wonderful Finnish supporting acts of Sonata Arctica and Battle Beast. We’re well past our 250th overall contest and are closing in on a milestone number of tickets being dished out. Let’s get down to business.

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The Details: When I launched PiercingMetal back in 2005, one of the greatest things about doing this kind of thing was getting to learn more about new and exciting bands. Back in our early days we did just that and not only was I witnessing the awesome from bands like Kamelot and Sonata Arctica, I have had numerous chats with them over the years and consider them vital parts of this outlets growth and positive support of Metal. I am fortunate for our positive exchanges and absolutely honored by the chance to offer our lucky diehards a ticket to this sure to be extraordinary show. When you add the might of Battle Beast as well, this is just a win, win, win sort of night. Now onto the finer points and how to participate.

When and Where: Saturday, September 14th @ Playstation Theater, 1515 Broadway, NYC
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Kamelot Returns to The Big Apple For One Night Only!

Now this is some news that a whole lot of Metal fans should be getting behind. The mighty Kamelot is heading back to the USA and its for a one night only stint at the Terminal 5 venue. Check out the press release below for the details.

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The Press Release:
After an epic sold out show earlier this year at the historic Irving Plaza, the demand for another New York City event was immediate. KAMELOT chose the venue Terminal 5 for the next appearance, along with bringing in some heavy hitters in the Symphonic and Metal scene. Special guests Sonata Arctica and openers Battle Beast have been added to the lineup to make the night one not to be missed. Watch an exclusive trailer for the tour below:


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“King For A Day” (Single) by Battle Beast

Artist: Battle Beast
Title: “King For A Day”
Label: Nuclear Blast Records
Release Date: 12/15/2016
Genre: Heavy Metal
Rating: 4/5

I’m going to assume that a lot of you are still in the unaware about the Finnish Metal Band Battle Beast since they’ve only released on album on this side of the Atlantic so far with the Nuclear Blast Records label. They also haven’t been here on a tour yet but will be addressing that in the coming year as one of the support bands for the mighty Sabaton. The tour will find the Finns celebrating a brand-new album of their own entitled “Bringer Of Pain” and they recently unveiled the first single with “King For A Day”. Here’s a few thoughts about the tune.
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Battle Beast: Live Photos @ Tuska Open Air (6/30/2013)

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This past Summer one of PiercingMetal’s staunchest advocates attended the Tuska Open Air Festival in Helskinki, Finland. Battle Beast was among the many acts performing and Samuel offered up his images to the website to entertain their Metal minds. Check them out below and while sharing is caring, these may not be altered or published elsewhere without our direct permission. Enjoy.

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