Metal Contraband Tour Dates:

Metal Contraband Tour Dates Updated June 18th, 2024:


Death Angel W/W.A.S.P.

10/28 Portland, OR/ Roseland Theater
10/29 Seattle, WA/ Moore Theatre
10/30 Vancouver, BC/ The Vogue Theater
11/01 Calgary, AB/ The Palace Theatre
11/02 Spokane, WA/ Knitting Factory
11/03 Boise, ID/ Knitting Factory
11/04 Salt Lake City, UT/ The Depot
11/05 Denver, CO/ The Paramount Theater
11/07 Minneapolis, MN/ The Fillmore
11/08 St. Charles, IL/ Acadia Theater
11/09 St. Charles, IL/ Acadia Theater
11/10 Detroit, MI/ Royal Oak
11/11 Toronto, ON/ History
11/13 Montreal, QC/ M Telus
11/14 Quebec City, QC/ Theater Capitole
11/15 Boston, MA/ The Orpheum
11/16 New York, NY/ Hammerstein Ballroom
11/17 Philadelphia, PA/ Franklin Music Hall
11/19 Cleveland, OH/ The Agora
11/20 Pittsburgh, PA/ Stage AE
11/21 Stroudsburg, PA/ Sherman Theater
11/22 Silver Spring, MD/ The Fillmore
11/23 Charlotte, NC/ The Fillmore
11/24 Orlando, FL/ Plaza Live
11/26 Nashville, TN/ The Ryman Auditorium
11/27 Atlanta, GA/ The Eastern
11/29 Houston, TX/ House of Blues
11/30 San Antonio, TX/ The Aztec Theater
12/01 Dallas, TX/ The Factory
12/03 Little Rock, AR/ The Hall
12/04 Wichita, KS/ The Cotillion
12/06 Albuquerque, NM/ Revel
12/07 Tempe, AZ/ Marquee
12/09 Tucson, AZ/ Rialto Theater
12/10 San Diego, CA/ House of Blues
12/11 Reno, NV/ Grand Sierra Resort
12/12 Las Vegas, NV/ Brooklyn Bowl

Fit For A King With Halestorm and I Prevail

7/9 Raleigh, NC/Coastal Credit Union Music Park
7/11 Noblesville, IN/Ruoff Music Center
7/13 Clarkston, MI/Pine Knob Music Theatre
7/15 Gilford, NH/BankNH Pavilion
7/16 Boston, MA/Leader Bank Pavilion
7/18 Toronto, ON/Budweiser Stage
7/21 Tinley Park, IL/Credit Union 1 Amphitheatre
7/23 Bridgeport, CT/Hartford HealthCare Amphitheater
7/24 Scranton, PA/Pavilion @ Montage Mountain
7/26 Holmdel, NJ/PNC Bank Arts Center
7/27 York, PA/York Fair
7/31 Alpharetta, GA/Ameris Bank Amphitheatre
8/1 Tampa, FL/MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre
8/3 Charlotte, NC/PNC Music Pavilion
8/4 Franklin, TN/FirstBank Amphitheater
8/7 St. Louis, MO/Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
8/8 Rogers, AR/Walmart AMP
8/10 Woodlands, TX/The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
8/11 Irving, TX/The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory
8/13 Denver, CO/Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre*^
8/14 Albuquerque, NM/Isleta Amphitheate

Frozen Soul, Creeping Death, Enforced & Gates To Hell

7/12 Oklahoma City, OK/89th Street
7/13 Lawrence, KS/Bottleneck
7/14 Springfield, MO/The Riff
7/16 Louisville, KY/Portal
7/17 Indianapolis, IN/Hoosier Dome
7/19 Chicago, IL/The Rumble
7/20 St. Louis, MO/Duck Room Blueberry Hill
7/21 Lakewood, OH/Mahall’s
7/23 Buffalo, NY/Rec Room
7/24 Syracuse, NY/Song & Dance
7/26 Albany, NY/Empire Underground
7/28 London, ON/Rum Runners
7/29 Ottawa, ON/The Brass Monkey
7/31 Portland, ME/Genos
8/3 Philadelphia, PA/This Is Hardcore
8/5 Pittsburgh, PA/Preserving Underground
8/7 Madison, TN/Eastside Bowl
8/8 Memphis, TN/Growlers
8/9 Little Rock, AR/Vino’s

Iron Maiden 2024 US Tour Dates:

10/04 SAN DIEGO, CA/ North Island Credit Union Amphitheatre
10/05 LAS VEGAS NV/ Michelob ULTRA Arena
10/08 LOS ANGELES, CA/ Kia Forum
10/12 SACRAMENTO, CA/ Aftershock Festival
10/14 PORTLAND, OR/ MODA Center
10/16 TACOMA, WA/ Tacoma Dome
10/18 SALT LAKE CITY, UT/ Delta Center
10/19 DENVER, CO/ Ball Arena
10/22 ST PAUL, MN/ Xcel Energy Center
10/24 ROSEMONT, IL/ Allstate Arena
10/26 TORONTO, ON/ Scotiabank Arena
10/27 QUEBEC, QC/ Videotron Centre
10/30 MONTREAL, QC/ Centre Bell
11/01 PHILADELPHIA, PA/ Wells Fargo Center
11/02 BROOKLYN, NY/ Barclays Center
11/06 WORCESTER, MA/ DCU Center
11/08 PITTSBURGH, PA/ PPG Paints Arena
11/09 NEWARK, NJ/ Prudential Center
11/12 BALTIMORE, MD/ CFG Bank Arena
11/13 CHARLOTTE, NC/ Spectrum Center
11/16 FORT WORTH, TX/ Dickies Arena
11/17 SAN ANTONIO, TX/ Frost Bank Center (formerly AT&T Center)


Islander & Lacey Sturm Tour Dates:

06/28 Frenchtown, NJ/ Artie’s Bar & Grill
06/29 Scranton, PA/ The Ritz Theater
06/30 Thompson, CT/
07/02 Brooklyn, NY/ Brooklyn Monarch
07/03 Arlington, VA/ Grace at Balster
07/05 Akron, OH/ Musica
07/07 Columbus, OH/ Skully’s
07/08 Nashville, TN/ Exit/IN
07/09 Memphis, TN/ Minglewood
07/11 Houston, TX/ Scout Bar
07/12 San Antonio,TX/ Paper Tiger
07/13 Dallas, TX/ Trees
07/15 Waco, TX/ Hippodrome Thtr
07/16 Austin, TX/ Come and Take it Live
07/18 Birmingham, AL/ Saturn

KK’s Priest & Accept Full Metal Assault Tour 2024

08/31 Los Angeles, CA/ Whisky A Go-Go
09/01 Los Angeles, CA/ The Rainbow Backyard Bash 2024
09/03 Denver, CO/ Oriental Theater
09/05 East Moline, IL/ The Rust Belt
09/06 Green Bay, WI/ Epic Events Center
09/07 Des Plaines, IL/ Des Plaines Theater
09/08 Detroit, MI/ District 142
09/10 Toronto, ON/ QET
09/11 Montreal, QC/ Rialto Theatre
09/13 New York, NY/ The Palladium
09/14 Derry, NH/ Tupelo Music Hall
09/15 Boston, MA/ The Wilbur Theatre
09/16 Ridgefield, CT/ Ridgefield Playhouse
09/18 Lititz, PA/ Mickey’s Black Box
09/20 Stroudsburg, PA/ Sherman Theater
09/21 Providence, RI/ The Strand Ballroom
09/22 Leesburg, VA/ Tally Ho Theater
09/24 Nashville, TN/ Brooklyn Bowl
09/26 New Orleans, LA/ The Fillmore
09/27 Little Rock, AR/ The Hall
09/28 Dallas, TX/ Tannahill’s
09/29 Austin, TX/ Paramount Theatre
10/01 Albuquerque, NM/ Sunshine Theatre
10/02 Phoenix, AZ/ Celebrity Theatre
10/04 Riverside, CA/ Fox Performing Arts Center
10/05 San Diego, CA/ The Magnolia
10/06 Sacramento, CA/ Ace Of Spades
10/07 San Francisco, CA/ The Regency Ballroom


KK’S Priest European Festival Dates:

5/18 Gelsenkirchen, Germany/Rock Hard Festival
6/15 Zamora, Spain/Z! Live Festival
7/14 Vizovice, Czech Republic/Masters Of Rock Festival
8/4 Rasnov, Romania/Rockstadt Extreme Fest
8/24 Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom/Stonedead Festival


Lamb of God, Mastodon, Malevolence/Ashes Of Leviathan Tour

7/19 Grand Prairie, TX/Texas Trust CU Theatre
7/20 Austin, TX/Germania Insurance Amphitheater
7/21 Houston, TX/713 Music Hall
7/23 Jacksonville, FL/Daily’s Place
7/24 Orlando, FL/Orlando Amphitheater
7/25 Alpharetta, GA/Ameris Bank Amphitheatre
7/27 Raleigh, NC/Red Hat Amphitheater
7/28 Richmond, VA/Virginia Credit Union LIVE!
7/30 Pittsburgh, PA/Stage AE
7/31 London, ON/Budweiser Gardens
8/1 Montreal, QC/Bell Centre
8/3 Uncasville, CT/Mohegan Sun Arena
8/4 Manchester, NH/SNHU Arena
8/6 Bangor, ME/Maine Savings Amphitheatre
8/8 Reading, PA/Santander Arena (w/ Kerry King & Unearth)
8/9 Cleveland, OH/Jacobs Pavilion (w/ Kerry King & Unearth)
8/10 Sterling Heights, MI/Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre @ Freedom Hill (w/ Kerry King & Unearth)
8/13 Moorhead, MN/Bluestem Center For The Arts Amphitheater
8/15 Calgary, AB/Scotiabank Saddledome
8/16 Penticton, BC/South Okanagan Events Centre
8/17 Kent, WA/accesso ShoWare Center
8/18 Portland, OR/Theater of the Clouds
8/21 Los Angeles, CA/The Kia Forum
8/23 Phoenix, AZ/Arizona Financial Theatre
8/24 Rio Rancho, NM/Rio Rancho Events Center
8/25 El Paso, TX/El Paso County Coliseum
8/27 Magna, UT/The Great Saltair
8/29 Morrison, CO/Red Rocks Amphitheatre
8/31 Omaha, NE/The Astro Amphitheater

The Great American Jailbreak Tour
Nervosa W/ Lich King and Hatriot

08/29 Milwaukee, WI/ Blades Of Steel Festival
08/30 Minneapolis, MN/ White Rock Lounge
08/31 Iowa City, IA/ Wildwood
09/01 Lincoln, NE/ Cosmic Eye
09/02 Denver, CO/ HQ
09/04 Salt Lake City, UT/ Aces High Saloon
09/05 Boise, ID/ The Shredder
09/06 Vancouver, BC, Canada @ The Rickshaw Theater
09/07 Seattle, WA/ El Corazon / Funhouse
09/08 Portland, OR/ Dante’s
09/10 Sacramento, CA/ Harlow’s
09/11 Las Vegas, NV/ The Usual Place
09/12 San Diego, CA/ Brick By Brick
09/13 Los Angeles, CA/ Whisky a Go Go
09/14 Mesa, AZ/ The Nile Underground
09/15 Tucson, AZ/ The Rock
09/16 El Paso, TX/ The RockHouse
09/18 Austin, TX/ Come and Take It Live
09/19 Houston, TX/ The White Oak
09/20 Dallas, TX/ RBC
09/21 Fayetteville, AR/ George’s Majestic Lounge
09/22 Nashville, TN/ The End
09/24 Atlanta, GA/ Boggs Social & Supply
09/25 Orlando, FL/ Conduit
09/27 Spartanburg, SC/ Ground Zero
09/28 Greensboro, NC/ Hangar 1819
09/29 Jacksonville, NC/ Hooligans
10/02 Mechanicsburg, PA/ Lovedraft’s
10/03 Clifton, NJ/ Dingbatz
10/04 Brooklyn, NY/ The Meadows
10/05 Quebec City, Quebec, Canada/ La Source
10/06 Montreal, Quebec, Canada/ Les Foufounes Électriques
10/08 Ottawa, Ontario, Canada/ The 27 Club
10/09 Kingston, Ontario, Canada/ The Mansion
10/10 Toronto, Ontario, Canada/ Hard Luck
10/11 London, Ontario, Canada/ Rum Runners
10/12 Detroit, MI/ The Sanctuary
10/13 Chicago, IL/ Reggies


Opeth North American Tour Dates:

10/11 Milwaukee, WI/ The Rave / Eagles Club
10/12 Cleveland, OH/ Agora Theater & Ballroom
10/14 Toronto, ON/ Queen Elizabeth Theatre
10/15 Montréal, QC/ L’Olympia
10/16 Worcester, MA/ Palladium
10/18 Brooklyn, NY/ Kings Theatre
10/19 Pittsburgh, PA/ Stage AE
10/20 Washington, DC/ Warner Theatre
10/22 Atlanta, GA/ Tabernacle
10/23 New Orleans, LA/ Fillmore New Orleans
10/24 Austin, TX/ Emo’s Austin
10/25 Dallas, TX/ Majestic Theatre
10/27 Denver, CO/ Mission Ballroom
10/29 Phoenix, AZ/ The Van Buren
10/30 Los Angeles, CA/ YouTube Theater
10/31 San Francisco, CA/ The Warfield

Sebastian Bach US Tour Dates:

2/29 The 80’s Cruise 2024, Orlando, FL
4/14 Rainbow Bar & Grill 52nd Anniversary Show, Hollywood, CA
4/26 Summer Breeze 2024, São Paulo, Brazil
5/3 Teatro Caupolican, Santiago, Chile
5/9 Welcome To Rockville 2024 Daytona Beach, FL
5/10 Jefferson, LA – Southport Music Hall
5/11 Destin, FL – Club LA
5/12 Daytona Beach, FL – Welcome To Rockville
5/14 Jacksonville, NC – Hooligans
5/16 Patchogue, NY – Patchogue Theatre for The Performing Arts
5/17 Warren, OH – Packard Music Hall
5/18 Bensalem, PA – Parks Casino
5/19 Baltimore, MD – Ram’s Head Live
5/21 New Haven, CT – Toad’s Place
5/22 Albany, NY – Empire Live
5/24 Montreal, QC – Beanfield Theater
5/28 Warrendale, PA – Jergels
5/29 Grand Rapids, MI – Elevation
5/31 Indianapolis, IN – Hendricks Live
6/1 Morgantown, WV – Ruby Ampitheatre
6/2 Columbus, OH – King Of Clubs
6/4 Detroit, MI – St. Andrews Hall
6/5 Madison, WI – Majestic
6/7 Joliet, IL – The Forge
6/8 St. Charles, IL – Arcada Theatre
6/9 Moline, IL – The Rust Belt
6/11 Des Moines, IA – Wooly’s
6/12 Lincoln, NE – Bourbon Theatre
6/14 Colorado Springs, CO – Sunshine Studios
6/15 Denver, CO – Summit
6/16 Albuquerque, NM – Sunshine Theater
6/18 Oklahoma City, OK – Diamond Ballroom
6/19 Little Rock, AR – The Hall in Little Rock
6/21 Dallas, TX – The Lexus Box Garden at Legacy Hall
6/22 Houston, TX – The Lexus
6/23 San Antonio, TX – The Rock Box
6/25 Tucson, AZ – Rialto
6/27 Ventura, CA – Ventura Theater
6/28 Santa Ana, CA – The Observatory
6/29 San Diego, CA – House of Blues

September Mourning US Tour Dates:

7/1 Erie PA at Basement Transmissions
7/2 Lakewood, OH at The Foundry
7/4 Milwaukee, WI at Summerfest
7/6 Hamtramck, MI at Sanctuary
7/15 Warrendale, PA at Jergels
7/17 Flint, MI at The Machine Shop
7/18 Joliet, IL at The Forge
7/20 Oakwood, IL at Exit 210 Saloon

Symphony-X North American Tour 2024 with special guests Heathen

05/16 Cincinnati, OH/ Bogart’s
05/17 Milwaukee, WI/ Milwaukee Metal Fest
05/18 Des Moines, IA/ Wooly’s
05/19 St. Louis, MO/ Delmar Hall
05/20 Indianapolis, IN/ Vogue Theater
05/21 Pittsburgh, PA/ Thunderbird Music Hall
05/23 Westland, MI/ Token Lounge
05/24 Toronto, ON/ Opera House
05/25 Montreal, QC/ Studio TD
05/26 Quebec, QC/ Theatre Capitole
05/29 Boston, MA/ Paradise
05/30 New Haven, CT/ Toad’s Place
05/31 Stroudsberg, PA/ Sherman Theater
06/01 Jersey City, NJ/ White Eagle Hall
06/02 Wantagh, NY/ Mulcahy’s
06/05 Charlotte, NC/ The Underground
06/06 Atlanta, GA/ Center Stage
06/07 Carrboro, NC/ Cat’s Cradle
06/08 Baltimore, MD/ Baltimore Soundstage


Testament & Kreator’s Co-Headlining ‘Klash Of The Titans
North American 2024′ Tour With Possessed

09/12 Reno, NV/ Grand Sierra Resort
09/13 Las Vegas, NV/ House of Blues
09/14 Salt Lake City, UT/ The Union Event Centre
09/16 Seattle, WA/ Showbox SoDo
09/17 Portland, OR/ Roseland Theatre
09/18 Vancouver, BC Canada/ Vogue
09/20 Calgary, AB Canada/ MacEwan Hall
09/21 Enoch, AB Canada/ River Cree Casino
09/22 Saskatoon, SK Canada/ Coors Event Centre
09/24 Winnipeg, MB Canada/ Burton Cummings Theatre
09/26 Maplewood, MN/ Myth Live
09/28 Huber Heights, Oh/ Rose Music Center
09/29 Detroit, MI/ Royal Oak Music Theatre
10/01 Cleveland, OH/ The Agora
10/03 Toronto, ON Canada/ History
10/04 Montreal, QC Canada/ MTelus
10/05 New Haven, CT/ College Street
10/06 Boston, MA/ House of Blues
10/08 Silver Spring, MD/ The Fillmore
10/10 Montclair, NJ/ The Wellmont Theatre
10/11 Bethlehem, PA/ Wind Creek Casino
10/12 Raleigh, NC/ The Ritz
10/13 Atlanta, GA/ Tabernacle
10/15 Orlando, FL./ Hard Rock Live
10/16 St. Petersburg, FL/ Jannus Live
10/18 Houston, TX/ White Oak Music Hall (Lawn)
10/19 San Antonio, TX/ The Aztec
10/20 Dallas, TX/ The Factory
10/22 Denver, CO/ Fillmore Auditorium
10/23 Albuquerque, NM/ Albuquerque Convention Center
10/24 Phoenix, AZ/ The Van Buren
10/26 Los Angeles, CA/ Palladium
10/27 San Francisco, CA/ The Warfield

UDO 2024 US Tour Dates:

9/06 Frenchtown, NJ/ Arties Bar and Grill
9/07 New Bedford, MA/ The Vault Music Hall
9/08 Reading, PA/ Reverb
9/09 Houston, TX/ Rise Rooftop
9/11 Jefferson, LA/ The Southport Music Hall
9/14 San Antonio, TX/ Royal Oaks Event Center
9/15 Dallas, TX/ Trees
9/17 El Paso, TX/ RockHouse
9/18 Glendale, AZ/ The 44
9/20 San Francisco, CA/ DNA Lounge
9/21 Santa Ana, CA/ Stages
9/22 West Hollywood, CA/ Whiskey A Go Go
9/23 San Diego, CA/ Brick by Brick
9/25 Denver, CO/ The Rick House
9/27 Mchenry, IL/ The Vixen
9/28 Joliet, IL/ The Forge
9/29 Montreal, QC/ Les Foufounes Electroniques
10/01 Ottawa, ON/ Brass Monkey
10/03 Toronto, ON/ Lees Palace
10/04 Westland, MI/ Token Lounge
10/05 Ringle, WI/ The Q & Z Expo Center
10/07 Milwaukee, WI/ Shank Hall
10/09 Harrison, OH/ Blue Note
10/10 Manchester, NH/ Angel City Music Hall





Metal Contraband Up-Coming Metal Radio Add Dates:

Updated Tuesday, June 18th, 2024:

Up-Coming 2024 Metal Radio Add Dates:

Adding On June 24th & 25th:

200 Stab Wounds – Manual Manic Procedures  (Metal Blade Records)
Devolution – Deceiver Believer  (Close Encounter Records)
Genus Ordinis Dei – Three Kings (Single)  (Eclipse Records)
Islander – Grammy Nominated  (Grammy Recordings)
Neaera – All Is Dust  (Metal Blade Records)
Soulbound – Insane (Single)  (Metalville Records)
Thy Will Be Done – Encore Abomination  (Independent)

Adding On July 1st & 2nd:
Future Palace – Dreamstate (Single)  (Arising Empire)
Orden Ogan – The Order Of Fear  (Reigning Phoenix Music)

Adding On July 8th & 9th:
Gutter Creek – Fangs To The Face  (Independent)
Halcyon Way – Night Crawling (EP)  (Agonia Records)

Adding On July 15th & 16th:
Falcon Trails – Coming Home  (Metalville Records)
Patriarchs In Black – Visioning  (Metalville Records)
Windwalker – Hyperviolence  (Fearless Records)

Adding On July 22nd & 23rd:
Category 7 – Category 7  (Metal Blade Records)
Dream Evil – Metal Gods  (Century Media Records)
Unto Others – Angel Of The Night (Single)  (Century Media Recorsds)
Verni – Dreadful Company  (M-Theory Audio)

Adding At Radio On July 29th & 30th:
Mausoleum – Defiling the Decayed  (Moribund Records)
Lord of The Lost – Live At WOA  (Napalm Records)










Metal Q&A:

Metal Contraband’s Chelsea spoke with Glen Benton, to discuss the new Deicide album, Banished By Sin, the songwriting approach, working with Jeramie Kling and Josh Wilbur, his preferred bass gear, and more. Check it out below: