Two of the biggest bands in heavy metal – MEGADETH and LAMB OF GOD – will be joining forces on a co-headline tour across North America this year, presented by SiriusXM. And to add to the firepower of this already formidable tour, Trivium and In Flames are joining, making this THE must-see heavy music package of the year. Produced by Live Nation, this epic 55-city tour will make a Las Vegas stop at Mandalay Bay Events Center Saturday, Nov. 7 at 6 p.m.
MEGADETH, fueled by Dave Mustaine’s triumphant return to the stage following his diagnosis and recovery of throat cancer, will embark on their first North American tour since 2017. Speaking on the epic announcement, MEGADETH’s leader and frontman, Dave Mustaine says:
“Hello me! I’m back again, better than ever and coming to a town near you with Lamb of God, Trivium and In Flames. If you want high octane metal madness this is the tour for you.”
LAMB OF GOD released their first new music in five years last week with the single “Checkmate.” The track is the first to be released from the band’s self-titled eighth studio album, due out May 8, which is one of the most anticipated and important metal records of the year. Commenting on their upcoming co-headline run, Mark Morton, lead guitarist of LAMB OF GOD, adds:
“The world has never needed heavy more than it does today and top to bottom, this tour delivers! Lamb Of God has toured with and been friends with all of these bands for years, but for all of us to be on the same bill is something extra special. Come early and stay late. This is THE metal tour of the year.”
Tickets ranging in price from $29.50 to $99.50, not including applicable service charges, go on sale to the public Friday, Feb. 14 at 10 a.m. PST at axs.com. Citi is the official presale credit card of the tour. As such, Citi cardmembers will have access to purchase presale tickets and VIP packages beginning Tuesday, Feb. 11 at 10 a.m. PST until Thursday, Feb. 13 at 10 p.m. PST through Citi Entertainment. For complete presale details visit www.citientertainment.
com. M life Rewards members and Live Nation and AXS customers will receive access to a pre-sale running Thursday, Feb. 13 from 10 a.m. PST through 10 p.m. PST. To join the M life Rewards program or for more information, visit mlife.com.