Heavy metal supergroup METAL ALLEGIANCE has announced special guests for their annual winter assault in Anaheim in January. Serving as direct support for the show will be Exmortus and more. Get all the details on appearances down below.
From The Press Release
On January 16th, METAL ALLEGIANCE will assemble at The House Of Blues Anaheim for their annual winter assault. Today, the band announced WWE Superstar Erick Rowan as the guest MC for the epic night which includes the addition of Dave Lombardo (SUICIDAL TENDENCIES, DAVID CROSS, THE MISFITS, ex-SLAYER), Dave Davidson (REVOCATION), Jeff Loomis & Alissa White Gluz (ARCH ENEMY) and Doyle Wolfgang Von Frankenstein (THE MISFITS). Joining the show as direct support is EXMORTUS with openers WEAPONS OF ANEW and TRAUMA.
This marks the bands sixth year performing annually in Anaheim. The night will feature music from their self-titled album and their recent sophomore album, Volume II – Power Drunk Majesty as well as several special guests.
In METAL ALLEGIANCE fashion the band will see an all-star line-up including the core members Mike Portnoy, Alex Skolnick and Mark Menghi as well as Andreas Kisser (SEPULTURA), Mark Osegueda (DEATH ANGEL), John Bush (ARMORED SAINT), Chuck Billy (TESTAMENT), Bobby Blitz (OVERKILL), Phil Demmel (MACHINE HEAD), Gary Holt (EXODUS & SLAYER), Jack Gibson (EXODUS) and Troy Sanders (MASTODON).
Watch a special message from Erick Rowan here:
|General admission tickets are available for purchase here: www.ticketmaster.com/event/09005753D8053DF8|
Show-goers will have the opportunity to purchase a VIP meet & greet packages that will include:Early access into the venue Exclusive pre-show Meet & Greet with members of METAL ALLEGIANCE Personal photograph & autograph signing with members of METAL ALLEGIANCECollectible show poster (which they’ll happily sign for you) METAL ALLEGIANCE T-Shirt (sizing from Small to 3XL) Official Meet & Greet VIP laminate Crowd-fee access to the merch booth
“*Please note that the VIP package does not include a ticket and must be purchased separately. “”
Purchase your VIP packages here: metalallegiance.bigcartel.com/product/vip-meet-greet-jan-16-2020-house-of-blues-anaheim
Alex Skolnick comments, “For several years now, METAL ALLEGIANCE‘s annual Anaheim HOB gig has remained a concert highlight for all in attendance, as well as those of us on stage. This year promises to be no exception. Be there!”
“SUPER stoked to once again jump back in the METAL ALLEGIANCE saddle for the raging show set to take place in Anaheim January 2020″ comments Gary Holt. “Always a blast to play with so many friends, this one will be one for the record books!”
Bobby Blitz states, “The January, Anaheim metal meltdown with MA! Hang on kids, here comes the ass kicking you’ve been waiting for!”
EXMORTUS’ guitarist and vocalist Jadran “Conan” Gonzalez comments, “We are beyond stoked to share the stage with Metal Allegiance! Some of our favorite metal musicians! Talk about a dream come true!”
METAL ALLEGIANCE released their sophomore album, Volume II – Power Drunk Majesty, on September 7th via Nuclear Blast.
Order your copy of Volume II – Power Drunk Majesty here: nuclearblast.com/metalallegiance2-pdm
The thrash worshiping album merges old-school legends with the modern metallers of the scene to produce groove driven, adrenaline soaked anthems while tackling the frustrating state of the world.
Volume II – Power Drunk Majesty was produced by Mark Menghi and Alex Skolnick while Mark Lewis of MRL Studios handled the mixing and mastering. The cover artwork was created by renowned artist Marcelo Vasco (SLAYER, MACHINE HEAD, SOULFLY,HATEBREED) and Rafael Tavares.
The list of musicians for Volume II – Power Drunk Majesty include Trevor Strnad (THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER), John Bush (ARMORED SAINT), Bobby “BLITZ” Ellsworth (OVERKILL), Mark Tornillo (ACCEPT), Nita Strauss (ALICE COOPER), Max Cavalera (SOULFLY), Joe Satriani, Floor Jansen (NIGHTWISH), Johan Hegg (AMON AMARTH). It also marks the return of Mark Osegueda (DEATH ANGEL), Andreas Kisser (SEPULTURA), and Troy Sanders (MASTODON).