The year 2013 is shaping up to be a mammoth one for rock and metal concerts. Already, there is an incredible list of talented bands set to deliver blistering sets of hard-rocking music this year. To prepare you for the pits, we've put together comprehensive lists of 2013 Must-See Rock + Metal Concerts.

Rock concerts act as the brightest highlights of any year for any music fan. We'll be attending our fair share of shows throughout 2013, and as every one of these must-see tours are announced, we will add them to our rock and metal lists to keep you up-to-date with the latest and greatest happenings in concert news.

Check out all of these upcoming rock and metal concerts by clicking the buttons below. See you in the pit!


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