Metal Contraband Tour Dates:

Metal Contraband Tour Dates Updated February 27th, 2024:

Architects 2024 US Tour Dates:

5/2 Toronto, ON/Rebel
5/3 Montreal, QC/Mtelus
5/6 Boston, MA/House of Blues
5/7 Brooklyn, NY/Brooklyn Paramount
5/9 Philadelphia, PA/Franklin Music Hall
5/10 Washington, DC/Fillmore
5/11 Raleigh, NC/Fillmore
5/12 Daytona, FL/Welcome to Rockville
5/14 Atlanta, GA/The Eastern
5/15 Nashville, TN/Brooklyn Bowl
5/17 Chicago, IL/Riviera
5/18 Detroit, MI/Royal Oak

Art of Anarchy The Let There Be Anarchy US Tour

03/22 Saginaw. MI/ The Vault
03/23 St. Charles, IL/ Arcada Theatre
03/24 Milwaukee, WI/ Shank Hall
03/26 Battle Creek, MI/ The Music Factory
03/27 Westland, MI/ The Token Lounge
03/29 Mechanicsburg, PA/ Lovedraft’s
03/30 Teaneck, NJ/ Devonair Music Hall
03/31 Sellersville, PA/ Sellersville Theater

Blind Guardian W/ Night Demon 2024 US Tour Dates

4/18 Silver Spring, MD/The Fillmore
4/19 Norfolk, VA/The NorVa
4/20 Charlotte, NC/The Underground
4/21 Atlanta, GA/The Masquerade
4/23 Dallas, TX/The Factory
4/24 Austin, TX/Emo’s
4/26 Phoenix, AZ/Cresent Ballroom
4/27 Los Angeles, CA/The Belasco
4/28 San Francisco, CA/The Regency Ballroom
4/30 Portland, OR/The Roseland Theater
5/1 Seattle, WA/The Showbox Market
5/3 Salt Lake City, UT/The Complex
5/4 Denver, CO/The Summit Music Hall
5/6 Minneapolis, MN/The Varsity Theater
5/7 Des Moines, IA/Wooly’s
5/9 Toronto, ON/Rebel
5/10 Montreal, QC/L’Olympia
5/11 Worcester, MA/The Palladium
5/12 New York, NY/The Palladium
5/14 Harrisburg, PA/HMAC
5/16 Cleveland, OH/Agora Theater
5/17 Milwaukee, WI/Milwaukee Metal Fest*

Dethklok w/ Special Guests DragonForce & Nekrogoblikon

04/07 Myrtle Beach, SC/ House of Blues
04/08 Charlotte, NC/ The Fillmore
04/09 Silver Spring, MD/ The Fillmore
04/11 Columbus, OH/ KEMBA Live!
04/12 Cincinnati, OH/ The Andrew J Brady Music Center
04/14 Indianapolis, IN/ Egyptian Room @ Old National Center
04/15 Waukee, IA/ Vibrant Music Hall
04/16 Kansas City, MO/ Uptown Theater
04/17 Oklahoma City, OK/ The Criterion
04/19 Albuquerque, NM/ Revel Entertainment Center
04/20 Flagstaff, AZ/ Pepsi Amphitheater
04/21 Riverside, CA/ Riverside Municipal Auditorium
04/22 San Diego, CA/ The Observatory North Park
04/28 Spokane, WA/ The Podium
04/30 Billings, MT/ Metra Park Arena
05/01 Idaho Falls, ID/ Mountain Center Arena
05/02 Garden City (Boise), ID/ Revolution Concert House and Event Center
05/03 Portland, OR/ Roseland Theatr

Exhorder W/ Vio-Lence, Deceased & Mortal Wound

4/5 Cambridge, MA/Middle East
4/6 Brooklyn, NY/Monarch
4/7 Philadelphia, PA/Underground Arts
4/8 Baltimore, MD/The Ottobar
4/10 Cleveland, OH/The Winchester
4/11 Cincinnati, OH/Legends
4/12 Detroit, MI/Sanctuary
4/13 Chicago, IL/Reggies

Folterkammer W/ Witchery US Tour Dates:

3/22 Baltimore, MD/Metro Gallery
3/23 Richmond, VA/Another Round
3/24 Columbus, OH/The Summit
3/25 Chattanooga, TN/Dark Roast
3/26 Nashville, TN/The End
3/27 Indianapolis, IN/Black Circle
3/28 Chicago, I/Cobra Lounge
3/29 Cleveland, OH/No Class
3/30 Brooklyn, NY/Kingsland

Girlschool W/ Lillian Axe & Alcatrazz

03/21 Houston, TX/Hell’s Heroes Festival*
03/22 New Orleans, LA/Southport Music Hall
03/24 Atlanta, GA/Terminal West
03/25 Raleigh, NC/Lincoln Theatre
03/27 Bensalem, PA/Broken Goblet
03/28 Washington, DC/Black Cat
03/29 Boston, MA/Paradise Rock Club
03/30 New York, NY/Gramercy Theatre
04/02 Chicago, IL/Thalia Hall
04/06 Detroit, MI/Token Lounge

*Girlschool Only

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)

Judas Priest Invincible Shield Tour 2024

4/18 Wallingford, CT/Toyota Oakdale Theatre
4/19 Newark, NJ/Prudential Center
4/21 Reading, PA/Santander Arena
4/24 Bangor, ME/Cross Insurance Center
4/25 Boston, MA/MGM Music Hall at Fenway
4/27 Youngstown, OH/Covelli Center*
4/28 Indianapolis, IN/Everwise Amphitheater at White River
5/1 Rosemont, IL/Rosemont Theatre
5/2 Minneapolis, MN/The Armory
5/4 Kalamazoo, MI/Wings Event Center*
5/5 Maryland Heights, MO/St Louis Music Park
5/7 Huntsville, AL/VBC Propst Arena*
5/9 Daytona, FL/Welcome to Rockville^
5/11 Alpharetta, GA/Ameris Bank Amphitheatre
5/12 Mobile, AL/Mobile Civic Center Arena*
5/14 Charlotte, NC/PNC Music Pavilion
5/17 Evansville, IN/Ford Center*
6/19 Washington, DC/The Theater at MGM National Harbor
5/21 Albany, NY/MVP Arena
5/22 Syracuse, NY/Empower Federal Credit Union Amphitheater at Lakeview

*Not a Live Nation Date
^Festival Performance

KK’S Priest Return Of The Sinner USA Tour 2024
Featuring Special Guests: L.A. Guns & Burning Witches

3/7 Fort Lauderdale, FL/Culture Room
3/9 Destin, FL/Club LA
3/10 Atlanta, GA/Buckhead Theater
3/12 Baltimore, MD/Rams Head Live
3/13 Buffalo, NY/Riverworks
3/15 St. Charles, IL/Arcada Theatre
3/16 Columbus, OH/King Of Clubs
3/17 Pittsburgh, PA/Stage Ae
3/19 Newport, KY/Megacorp Pavilion
3/20 Cleveland, OH/Agora Theater
3/22 Sayreville, NJ/Starland Ballroom
3/23 Patchogue, NY/Patchogue Theatre
3/24 Glenside, PA/Keswick Theatre

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

Ministry 2024 US Tour Dates:

February 2024
27 San Francisco, CA/The Warfield
29 Eugene, OR/McDonald Theatre

March 2024

1 Portland, OR/Roseland Theater
2 Seattle, WA/Showbox SoDo
3 Vancouver, BC/Commodore Ballroom
5 Calgary, AB/Palace Theatre
6 Edmonton, AB/Midway Music Hall
8 Winnipeg, MB/Burton Cummings Theatre
9 Minneapolis, MN/The Fillmore
10 Madison, WI/The Sylvee
12 Columbus, OH/Kemba Live
13 Detroit, MI/Royal Oak Music Theater
14 Chicago, IL/Aragon Ballroom
16 Toronto, ON/History
17 Montreal, QC/MTelus
18 Boston, MA/Roadrunner
19 New York, NY/Terminal 5
20 Bethlehem, PA/Wind Creek Casino
22 Cherokee, NC/Harrah’s Cherokee
23 Orlando, FL/Hard Rock Live
24 Tampa, FL/Jannus Landing
26 Birmingham, AL/Avondale
27 Biloxi, MS/Hard Rock Casino Biloxi***
29 Houston, TX/House of Blues
30 Dallas, TX/The Factory
31 Tulsa, OK/Tulsa Theater

April 2024

2 Denver, CO/Mission Ballroom
4 Las Vegas, NV/The Theater at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas
5 Tucson, AZ/Rialto Theatre

***Front Line Assembly is not appearing

Ov Sulfur & Mental Cruelty North America Tour Dates 2024

02/07 Mesa, AZ/ Nile Underground
02/08 Albuquerque, NM/ Launchpad
02/09 Dallas, TX/ Big Rob’s
02/10 Austin, TX/ Come And Take It Live
02/11 Houston, TX/ Scout Bar
02/13 Orlando, FL/ Conduit
02/14 Atlanta, GA/ Masquerade (Purgatory)
02/15 Greensboro, NC/ Hangar 1819
02/16 Baltimore, MD/ Metro
02/17 Manchester, NH/ Jewel
02/18 Brooklyn, NY/ Brooklyn Meadows
02/20 Montreal, QC/ Fairmount Theatre *
02/21 Toronto, ON/ Hard Luck *
02/22 Cleveland, OH/ The Foundry
02/23 Pittsburgh, PA/ Preserving
02/24 Detroit, MI/ Sanctuary
02/25 Chicago, IL/ WC Social Club
02/27 Lawrence, KS/ Bottleneck
02/28 Denver, CO/ Roxy Theater
03/01 Salt Lake City, UT/ Aces High Saloon
03/02 Richland, WA/ Ray’s
03/03 Spokane, WA/ The Big Dipper
03/04 Seattle, WA/ El Corazon
03/05 Portland, OR/ Dante’s
03/07 San Francisco, CA/ Neck Of The Woods
03/08 Los Angeles, CA/ 1720
03/09 Las Vegas, NV/ The Usual Place

Raven & Luthero Tour Dates

3/22 Cape Coral,FL/Nice Guys
3/23 Panama City,FL/Mosey’s Downtown
3/24 New Orleans,LA/Southport Music Hall
3/29 Austin,TX/The Lost Well
3/30 San Antonio,TX/Fitzgerald’s
4/02 West Hollywood,CA/Whisky a Go-Go
4/03 San Francisco,CA/DNA Lounge
4/05 Portland,OR/Hawthorne Theatre
4/06 CA Vancouver,BC/The Wise Hall
4/07 Seattle,WA/Substation
4/08 Boise,ID/The Shredder
4/09 Salt Lake City,UT/Aces High Saloon
4/11 Denver,CO/Marquis Theater
4/13 Lincoln,NE/Cosmic Eye
4/14 Chicago,IL/Reggies
4/18 Detroit,MI/Sanctuary
4/20 CA Toronto,ON/The Hard Luck Bar
4/22 CA Ottawa,ON/The Rainbow Bistro
4/23 CA Québec City,QC/La Source de la Martinière
4/24 CA Montréal,QC/Piranha Bar
4/25 Sayreville,NL/Starland Ballroom
4/26 Providence,RI/Alchemy
4/27 New Hope,PA/John & Peter’s
4/30 Raleigh,NC/Lincoln Theatre
5/04 Pompano Beach,FL/Piper’s Pub

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

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

Vandenberg 2024 US Tour Dates:

2/17 St. Charles, IL/The Arcada Theatre
2/18 Cincinnati, OH/Ludlow Garage
2/23 Ft. Lauderdale, FL/The Parker &
2/24 Fr. Myers, FL/Ranch Concert Hall & Saloon
2/26 Clearwater, FL/Capitol Theater
2/27 Melbourne, FL/King Center
2/28 Jacksonville, FL/Florida Theater
2/29 Daytona, FL/Peabody’s Auditorium
3/01 Atlanta, GA/Center Stage
3/02 Myrtle Beach, SC/House of Blues
3/03 Charleston, SC/Music Farm
3/05 Nashville, TN/The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum’s CMA Theater
3/07 Louisville, KY/Mercury Ballroom
3/08 Lexington, KY/Manchester Music Hall
3/09 Macon, GA/Capitol Theatre
3/12 Fayetteville, AR/JJ’s Live
3/13 Tulsa, OK/Cain’s Ballroom
3/14 Dallas, TX/House of Blues
3/15 Houston, TX/House of Blues
3/16 San Antonio, TX/Aztec Theatre


Metal Contraband Up-Coming Metal Radio Add Dates:

Updated Tuesday, February 27th, 2024:

Adding on March 4th & 5th:

Exhorder – Defectum Omnium  (Nuclear Blast USA)
Gost – Prophecy  (Metal Blade Records)
Judas Priest _ Invincible Shield  (Epic Records)
Kill The Lights – Death Melodies  (Fearless Records)
Myrath – Karma  (earMUSIC)
Novareign – Ironsides (Single)  (M-Theory Audio)
Skeletal Remains – Fragments Of The Ageless  (Century Media Records)
The End Machine – The Quantum Phase  (Frontiers Records)

Adding On March 11th & 12th:
Aborted – Vault Of Horrors  (Nuclear Blast USA)
Lutharo – Chasing Euphoria  (Reigning Phoenix Music)
Necrophobic – In the Twilight Grey  (Century Media Records)
Surgical Strike – 24/7 Hate  (Metalville Records)
Vltimas – Epic  (Season of Mist)
Whom Gods Destroy – Insanium  (Century Media Records)

Adding On March 18th & 19th:
Andry Lagiou – Skies  (Baby Mistress Records)
Hideous Divinity – Unextinct  (Century Media Records)
Overlorde – Awaken The Fury  (No Remorse Records)

Adding On March 25th & 26th:
Gomad! & Monster – Sickness  (Eclipse Records)
The Quill – Wheel of Illusion  (Metalville Records)

Adding On April 1st & 2nd:
Death Dealer Union – Beyond Heaven (Single)  (Napalm Records)

Adding On April 8th & 9th:
Deicide – Banished By Sin  (Reigning Phoenix Music)


Metal Q&A:

Adrian Vandenberg recently made an appearance at NAMM 2024, showing his newly redesigned Peavey guitar. Metal Contraband’s Chelsea had a chance to sit down with Adrian and discuss his signature guitar, the recent Vandenberg release, and more.