METAL ALLEGIANCE: Announce "Destination (Almost) East" tour

METAL ALLEGIANCE are proud to announce their Destination (Almost) East Coast tour! The 7 day […]
February 23, 2016

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).

Check out the Destination (Almost) East Coast tour trailer here:

"I'm stoked for MA to be playing other areas in the States," comments Mark Menghi. "We're trying real hard to hit everywhere in America (and all over the world for that matter) when time allows. Prepare for a full-on metal assault during our (almost) East Coast trek!"

Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal stated: "Very excited to be joining METAL ALLEGIANCE for these shows! Can't wait to make music together, and to see you all!"

Don't miss your chance to catch the METAL ALLEGIANCE brethren that is Mike Portnoy, Mark Osegueda, Chuck Billy, Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal, Alex Scholnick and Mark Menghi doing what they do best ' playing some heavy metal music!

Joining the band on the Destination (Almost) East Coast tour is teen prodigy progressive metallers NEXT TO NONE who will be direct support. Opening the shows each night is CHAINS OVER RAZORS!

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Below are the confirmed METAL ALLEGIANCE East Coast shows!

3/31/2016 Lupos - Providence, RI
4/01/2016 Main Street Armory - Rochester, NY
4/02/2016 The Machine Shop - Flint, MI
4/04/2016 The Chance - Poughkeepsie, NY
4/05/2016 Toads Place - New Haven, CT
4/06/2016 Chameleon Club -Lancaster, PA
4/07/2016 The Gramercy - New York, NY

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The long-awaited debut from Metal Allegiance is now available via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. The album hit the Top 10 of the Amazon Metal charts when it was released and shot up to the top of the iTunes charts as well. Metal Allegiance has been receiving rave reviews with Revolver declaring in a 4-star review "!Metal Allegiance towers above other albums of its ilk. Metal Allegiance is equal parts reverence and reference. While the songs are solid with remarkable performances and solos (performed by a host of guests), the real star here is the metal genre itself and the bands that influenced these eclectic tracks." Wicked Channel recently praised the album in a 10 out of 10 review by stating, "The sales pitch is easy, this is our Bible." The self-titled album contains appearances by Philip H. Anselmo, Charlie Benante, Chuck Billy, D. Randall Blythe, Rex Brown, Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal, Phil Demmel, David Ellefson, Alissa White-Gluz, Matthew K. Heafy, Gary Holt, Jamey Jasta, Chris Jericho, Andreas Kisser, Misha Mansoor, Mark Osegueda, Tim "Ripper" Owens, dUg Pinnick, Mike Portnoy, Troy Sanders, Cristina Scabbia, Alex Skolnick, Steve "Zetro" Souza and Ben Weinman. The standard edition CD of Metal Allegiance features 9 original songs. A digipak edition is available that features an all-star tribute to Ronnie James Dio with a cover of his classic song "We Rock" as well as a 45 minute behind-the-scenes documentary on the making of the album. A double vinyl version is available that features all 10 songs.

Stemming from an initial idea in 2011, Metal Allegiance was born as a way to unite a collection of hard rock and heavy metal's most notable musicians in a setting born under one ideal- a love of music and performing. In 2015, that ideal still holds true and has become the foundation for everything Metal Allegiance; furthered with the release of the upcoming debut album. While the lineup may change, the passion, the energy and the emotion all remain the same. Metal Allegiance is more than just a record or a concert, it's an experience and a lifestyle.

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