In this matchup, we have two proficient bassists who interject melody with their rhythm-oriented bands. One helped give depth to his band's music, while the other compliments the progressive nature of his band.
It's never too early to start planning ahead and the organizers for the annual 70,000 Tons of Metal cruise are whetting fans appetites by unveiling the first eight performers for the early 2014 voyage. They include Fear Factory, Symphony X, Overkill, Death Angel, Soilwork, Septicflesh, Finntroll and Dark Tranquillity.
Experimental metal titans Iced Earth and Symphony X have just announced that they will be hitting the road together for a co-headlining tour in early 2012. The two bands will tear up North America with over 30 dates announced, with pre-sale tickets available starting today!