Metal Allegiance Announce Anaheim Performance + Lineup
After rocking Motorhead's Motorboat Cruise and signing on for ShipRocked 2015, the Metal Allegiance collective is heading for dry land for their next major show. The all-star metal covers band is headlining the House of Blues in Anaheim, Calif., on Jan. 21.
Many of the players that were part of the Motorboat performance and the upcoming ShipRocked date will be on hand for this show, with Anthrax's Frank Bello, Charlie Benante and Scott Ian, Megadeth's David Ellefson and Chris Broderick, Testament's Chuck Billy and The Winery Dogs' Mike Portnoy taking part.
You can also look for Death Angel's Mark Osegueda, Sepultura's Andreas Kisser, Testament's Alex Skolnick, The Cult's John Tempesta and Mastodon's Troy Sanders performing with the band as well. Sanders, a first time performer with the group, says, "Holy s--t! I've been invited to the All-Star Game."
Benante says, "Like the running of the bulls in Pamplona, Metal Allegiance takes over Anaheim. This will be a different show from any other jam we have previously done. It'll feature more versatility and a wider range of music." Ellefson adds, "Metal Allegiance is one of the most musically fulfilling endeavors I've ever been a part of because it's all good friends playing our favorite songs together at any location in the world. It's like having a heavy metal brother from another mother."
Scott Ian will kick off the night with his 'Speaking Words' set. Tickets for Metal Allegiance in Anaheim at the House of Blues, which is sponsored by Jackson Guitars, EVH Gear, The Music Zoo, Sinister Guitar Picks and Jägermeister, will go on sale on Friday, Oct. 31 via Ticketmaster or at the House of Blues Anaheim Box Office.
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