Asking Alexandria are ready to take their turn in the spotlight as the UK metalcore act will head up the 2012 Monster Energy Outbreak Tour. As previously reported, As I Lay Dying, Suicide Silence, Memphis May Fire, and Attila will join the band on the North American trek and now the full itinerary has been revealed.
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The lineup of the sixth annual California Metalfest has officially been announced. The Nov. 24 festival in San Bernardino, Calif., showcases some of today's biggest names in metal, including As I Lay Dying, Suicide Silence, Asking Alexandria, Black Veil Brides and the Dillinger Escape Plan. Headlining the even will be Killswitch Engage, who will be giving fans an epic performance of their breakthrough album 'Alive or Just Breathing' in its entirety for the first time ever.
The lineup for the 2012 Monster Energy Outbreak Tour has been announced and it’s a raging one. Fresh off their opening spot on the 2012 Mayhem Fest main stage, Asking Alexandria will be headlining. In addition, support acts As I Lay Dying, Suicide Silence, Memphis May Fire and Attila round out the bill.
Cheers to Katatonia and their new track 'Dead Letters,' for the band has racked up a second Death Match win against death metal legends Nile. Apparently the Red Sea decided not to split for a second time, as Nile drowned in defeat. Katatonia will now face their third opponent, who have nearly made the Death Match Hall of Fame in the past.
Frontman Tim Lambesis and drummer Jordan Mancino of As I Lay Dying were recently the guests on Full Metal Jackie’s radio show. Lambesis and Mancino both talked about talked about this summer's Mayhem Festival, their own headlining tour later this year and their upcoming album 'Awakened.' If you missed Full Metal Jackie’s show, read her interview with Tim Lambesis and Jordan Mancino below:
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The arrest of Lamb of God singer Randy Blythe overseas is just the latest incident sparking further concern about security issues when it comes to performances. Loudwire chatted up a few of the Mayhem Festival participants to get their thoughts on maintaining the balance of keeping fans appeased while also making the shows safe.