Upcoming Concerts

As metal concerts are starting to be announced again I’ll be listing them here. Please send info on any that aren’t listed to DCHeavyMetal@Gmail.com

January 2022

Check out the headliner:

Bands: The Day of the Beast, Cranium Drain, Millennial Snowflakes of Death (M.S.D)

Venue: Atlas Brew Works (Ivy City NE Washington DC)

Date: Friday, January 28th, 2022
UPDATE: This event was canceled.

The Facebook event page for this concert is here

Get tickets here

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#TDOTB

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Bands: Wolves in the Throne Room, Full of Hell, Uada

Venue: Black Cat (U St Corridor NW Washington DC)

Date: Saturday, January 29th, 2022
This entire tour has been canceled. You can read WITTR’s statement here.

The venue’s event page for this concert is here
The Facebook event page for this concert is here

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#WITTR

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Bands: Killswitch Engage, August Burns Red, Light The Torch

Venue: The Fillmore Silver Spring (Silver Spring, MD)

Date: Saturday, January 29th, 2022

The Facebook event page for this concert is here

Get tickets here

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#KSE

February 2022

Check out the headliner:

Bands: Almost Honest, Wet Brain, Sorge, Dirt Eater

Venue: The Public Option (Langdon NE Washington DC)

Date: Friday, February 4th, 2022

The Facebook event page for this concert is here

FREE show!

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#AlmostHonest

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Bands: The Age of Truth, Asthma Castle, Akris, Mortal Ground, Ninth Realm

Venue: Pie Shop (H St NE Washington DC)

Date: Saturday, February 5th, 2022

The venue’s event page for this concert is here
The Facebook event page for this concert is here

Get tickets here

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#TAOT

Check out the headliner’s sketchy social darwinist comments (click on it to see full interview):

Bands: Asagraum, Wythersake, Skaldr

Venue: Atlas Brew Works (Ivy City NE Washington DC)

Date: Saturday, February 5th, 2022

The Facebook event page for this concert is here

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#Asagraum

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Bands: Tel, Et Mors, False Gods, DOUR

Venue: Atlas Brew Works (Ivy City NE Washington DC)

Date: Sunday, February 6th, 2022

The Facebook event page for this concert is here

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#DoomedCity

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Bands: Visceral Disgorge, The Archaic Epidemic, Behead the Betrayer, NemesisMD, Humanity Decayed

Venue: Cafe 611 (Frederick, MD)

Date: Sunday, February 6th, 2022

The Facebook event page for this concert is here

Get tickets here

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#VisceralDisgorge

Performer: Bruce Dickinson (Iron Maiden vocalist) doing spoken word

Venue: Warner Theatre (Downtown NW Washington DC)

Date: Tuesday, February 8th, 2022

The venue’s event page for this performance is here
The Facebook event page for this performance is here

Get tickets here

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#BruceDickinson

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Bands: Fit For An Autopsy, Enterprise Earth, Ingested, Signs Of The Swarm, Great American Ghost

Venue: Baltimore Soundstage (Baltimore, MD)

Date: Tuesday, February 8th, 2022

The venue’s event page for this concert is here
The Facebook event page for this concert is here

Get tickets here

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#FFAA

Check out the tour promo video:

Bands: Obituary, Municipal Waste, Gatecreeper, Enforced

Venue: Baltimore Soundstage (Baltimore, MD)

Date: Saturday, February 19th, 2022

The venue’s event page for this concert is here
The Facebook event page for this concert is here

Get tickets here

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#DecibelTour

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Bands: Cannibal Corpse, Whitechapel, Revocation, Shadow of Intent

Venue: Baltimore Soundstage (Baltimore, MD)

Date: Sunday, February 20th, 2022

The venue’s event page for this concert is here
The Facebook event page for this concert is here

Get tickets here

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#CannibalCorpse

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Bands: Tool, The Acid Helps

Venue: Capital One Arena (Chinatown NW Washington DC)

Date: Tuesday, February 22nd, 2022

The Facebook event page for this concert is here

Get tickets here
Public Onsale : Fri, 1 Oct 2021 at 10am
Fan Club Presale : Wed, 29 Sep 2021 at 10am
Official Platinum : Wed, 29 Sep 2021 at 10am

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#Tool

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Bands: Meshuggah, Converge, Torche

Venue: Fillmore Silver Spring (Silver Spring, MD)

Date: Wednesday, February 23rd, 2022 – First night of the tour

The venue’s event page for this concert is here
The Facebook event page for this concert is here

Get tickets here

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#Meshuggah

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Bands: Obscura, Abysmal Dawn, Vale of Pnath, Interloper, Wormhole
UPDATE: Abysmal Dawn dropped off this tour. Read their statement here.

Venue: Baltimore Soundstage (Baltimore, MD)

Date: Wednesday, February 23rd, 2022

The venue’s event page for this concert is here
The Facebook event page for this concert is here

Get tickets here

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#Obscura

Check out the headliner:

Bands: Omnium Gatherum, Allegaeon, Black Crown Initiate

Venue: Metro Gallery (Baltimore, MD)

Date: Sunday, February 27th, 2022

The venue’s event page for this concert is here
The Facebook event page for this concert is here

Get tickets here

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#OmniumGatherum

March 2022

Check out the headliner:

Bands: High Spirits, Torvus, Desolus

Venue: Atlas Brew Works (Ivy City NE Washington DC)

Date: Wednesday, March 2nd, 2022

The Facebook event page for this concert is here

Get tickets here

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#HighSpirits

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Bands: King Buffalo, Fellowcraft

Venue: DC9 (U St Corridor NW Washington DC)

Date: Friday, March 4th, 2022
This show has been canceled.

The Facebook event page for this concert is here

Get tickets here

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#KingBuffalo

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Bands: Deafheaven

Venue: Black Cat (U St corridor NW Washington DC)

Date: Saturday, March 5th, 2022

The venue’s event page for this concert is here
The Facebook event page for this concert is here

Get tickets here

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#Deafheaven

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Bands: Uncle Acid & the Deadbeats, King Buffalo

Venue: Baltimore Soundstage (Baltimore, MD)

Date: Saturday, March 5th, 2022

The venue’s event page for this concert is here
The Facebook event page for this concert is here

Get tickets here

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#UncleAcid

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Bands: Dream Theater, Arch Echo

Venue: Warner Theater (Downtown NW Washington DC)

Date: Sunday, March 6th, 2022

The Facebook event page for this concert is here

Get tickets here

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#DreamTheater

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Bands: Ministry, The Melvins, Corrosion of Conformity
The Industrial Strength Tour: Celebrating 30 Years Of ‘The Mind Is A Terrible Thing To Taste’

Venue: Baltimore Soundstage (Baltimore, MD)

Date: Sunday, March 6th, 2022

The venue’s event page for this concert is here
The Facebook event page for this concert is here

Get tickets here

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#Ministry

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Bands: Dark Tranquillity, Kataklysm, Nailed to Obscurity

Venue: Baltimore Soundstage (Baltimore, MD)

Date: Tuesday, March 8th, 2022

The venue’s event page for this concert is here
The Facebook event page for this concert is here

Get tickets here

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#DT

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Bands: Nile, Incantation, Sanguisugabogg

Venue: Baltimore Soundstage (Baltimore, MD)

Date: Wednesday, March 9th, 2022

The Facebook event page for this concert is here

Get tickets here

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#Nile

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Bands: Leprous, The Ocean

Venue: Black Cat (U St Corridor NW Washington DC)

Date: Friday, March 11th, 2022

The venue’s event page for this concert is here
The Facebook event page for this concert is here

Get tickets here

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#Leprous

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Bands: Converge, Thou, Full of Hell, Uniform

Venue: Ottobar (Baltimore, MD)

Date: Friday, March 11th, 2022

The venue’s event page for this concert is here
The Facebook event page for this concert is here

Get tickets here SOLD OUT

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#Converge

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Friday Bands (alphabetical): Bound By the Grave, Cyber Strike, Infinite Pizza, Midnite Hellion, Scissorfist, Scum Sedition

Saturday Bands (alphabetical): Arcanon, Arsena, Cruel Bomb, Mortal Ground, Lich King, Stone Cutters, Toxic Ruin

Venue: The Depot (Baltimore, MD)

Dates: Friday, March 11th thru Saturday, March 12th, 2022

The Facebook event page for this concert is here

Get tickets here

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#StThrashricksFest

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Bands: Sepultura, Sacred Reich, Crowbar, Art of Shock

Venue: Baltimore Soundstage (Balitmore, MD)

Date: Sunday, March 20th, 2022

The venue’s event page for this concert is here
The Facebook event page for this concert is here

Get tickets here

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#Sepultura

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Bands: Fu Manchu, Speedealer, Foghound

Venue: Baltimore Soundstage (Baltimore, MD)

Date: Wednesday, March 23rd, 2022

The venue’s event page for this concert is here
The Facebook event page for this concert is here

Get tickets here

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#FuManchu

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Bands: Mega Colossus, Ironflame, Hot Blood

Venue: The Depot (Baltimore, MD)

Date: Saturday, March 26th, 2022

The Facebook event page for this concert is here

$10 at the door

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#MegaColossus

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Bands: Cerebral Rot, Gravesend, Left Cross, Deliriant Nerve

Venue: Atlas Brew Works (Ivy City NE Washington DC)

Date: Sunday, March 27th, 2022

The Facebook event page for this concert is here

Get tickets here

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#CerebralRot

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Bands: Mayhem, Watain, Midnight

Venue: Baltimore Soundstage (Baltimore, MD)

Date: Tuesday, March 29th, 2022

The venue’s event page for this concert is here
The Facebook event page for this concert is here

Get tickets here

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#Mayhem

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Bands: Judas Priest, Queensrÿche

Venue: MGM National Harbor (Oxon Hill, MD)

Date: Thursday, March 31st, 2022

The venue’s event page for this concert is here
The Facebook event page for this concert is here

Get tickets here

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#JudasPriest

April 2022

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Bands: Miasmatic Necrosis, PLF, Sulfuric Cautery, Jarhead Fertilizer

Venue: Atlas Brew Works (Ivy City NE Washington DC)

Date: Saturday, April 2nd, 2022

The Facebook event page for this concert is here

Get tickets here

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#MiasmaticNecrosis

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Bands: Dragonforce, Battle Beast, Seven Spires

Venue: Baltimore Soundstage (Baltimore, MD)

Date: Thursday, April 7th, 2022

The venue’s event page for this concert is here
The Facebook event page for this concert is here

Get tickets here

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#Dragonforce

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Bands: Hulder, Cemetery Piss, Nixil

Venue: Metro Gallery (Baltimore, MD)

Date: Saturday, April 16th, 2022

The venue’s event page for this concert is here
The Facebook event page for this concert is here

Get tickets here

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#Hulder

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Bands: Dipygus, Coffin Dust, Anthropophagous

Venue: Atlas Brew Works (Ivy City NE Washington DC)

Date: Monday, April 18th, 2022

More info soon!

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#Dipygus

May 2022

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Bands: Testament, Exodus, Death Angel

Venue: Baltimore Soundstage (Baltimore, MD)

Date: Sunday, May 1st, 2022 (rescheduled date from 10/24/21)

The venue’s event page for this concert is here
The Facebook event page for this concert is here

Get tickets here

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#Testament

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Bands: Kontusion

Venue: Atlas Brew Works (Ivy City NE Washington DC)

Date: Saturday, May 7th, 2022

More info soon!

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#Kontusion

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Bands: Rotting Christ, Borknagar, Wolfheart, Abigail Williams

Venue: Baltimore Soundstage (Baltimore, MD)

Date: Sunday, May 8th, 2022

The venue’s event page for this concert is here
The Facebook event page for this concert is here

Get tickets here

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#DevastationOnTheNation

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Bands: Dzö-nga, Laang

Venue: Shamrock Inn (Hamilton, MD)

Date: Sunday, May 8th, 2022

More info soon!

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#DzoNga

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Bands: All That Remains, Miss May I, Varials, Tallah

Venue: Baltimore Soundstage (Baltimore, MD)

Date: Sunday, May 15th, 2022

The venue’s event page for this concert is here
The Facebook event page for this concert is here

Get tickets here

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#AllThatRemains

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Bands: Deftones, Gojira

Venue: The Anthem (The Wharf SW Washington DC)

Date: Tuesday, May 17th, 2022

The venue’s event page for this concert is here
The Facebook event page for this concert is here

Get tickets here

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#Deftones

Bands: Carcass, Dismember, Hypocrisy, Obituary, Bloodbath, Hellhammer, Triptykon, Suffocation, Coroner, Mortician, Sacramentum, Monstrosity, Schirenc plays Pungent Stench, Atheist, Onslaught, Vio-Lence, Cancer, Massacre, Nifelheim, Nocturnus A.D., Demilich, Exhorder, Frizzi 2 Fulsi, Necrophobic, Blood Incantation, General Surgery, Impaled, Dark Fortress, Archgoat, Nunslaughter, Butcher ABC, At War, Skitsystem, Haemorrhage, Birdflesh, Skeletal Remains, Divine Eve, Imprecation, Cough, Graveyard (Spain), Acid Witch, Putrid Pile, Blaze of Perdition, Novembers Doom, Devil Master, Fuck The Facts, Blood Feast, Funerus, Flesh Parade, Panzerfaust, Scattered Remnants, Yautja, Valkyrja, Primitive Man, Mortiferum, Spite, Antichrist Siege Machine, Cerebral Rot, Cadaveric Incubator, Avslut, Cardiac Arrest, Sacrilegia, Antichrist (Sweden), ACxDC, Miasmatic Necrosis, Scorched, Gravesend, Vircolac, Malignant Altar, Necrofier, Throaat, Whores Nation, Fistula, Cloud Rat, Impure, Holy Cost, Limbsplitter, Zombie Assault, Shock Narcotic, Napalm Raid, Warmask, Backslider, Warfuck, No/Más, Asthma Castle

Venue: Rams Head Live and Baltimore Soundstage

Date: Thursday, May 26th, 2022 thru Sunday, May 29th, 2022

The festival’s website is here
The Facebook event page for this festival is here

Get tickets here

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#MDFXVIII

June 2022

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Bands: Caustic Casanova, Tone, Seasick Gladiator

Venue: Atlas Brew Works (Ivy City NE Washington DC)

Date: Saturday, June 11th, 2022

The Facebook event page for this concert is here

$15 at the door

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#CausticCasanova

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Bands: Symphony X, Haken, Trope

Venue: Baltimore Soundstage (Baltimore, MD)

Date: Saturday, June 11th, 2022

The venue’s event page for this concert is here
The Facebook event page for this concert is here

Get tickets here

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#SymphonyX

August 2022

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Bands: Rage Against The Machine, Run The Jewels

Venue: Capital One Arena (China Town NW Washington DC)

Date: Tuesday, August 2nd, 2022 and Wednesday, August 3rd, 2022
Rescheduled tour for 2020, previous tickets still honored

The venue’s event page for night one is here
The Facebook event page for night one is here

The venue’s event page for night two is here
The Facebook event page for night two is here

Get tickets to night one here
Get tickets to night two here

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#RATM

September 2022

Check out the headliner:

Bands: Architects, Polyphia, Loathe

Venue: Fillmore Silver Spring (Silver Spring, MD)

Date: Thursday, September 23rd, 2022
Rescheduled date, show was originally supposed to be on 11/17/21

The venue’s event page for this concert is here
The Facebook event page for this concert is here

Get tickets here

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#Architects

October 2022

Check out the headliner:

Bands: Iron Maiden, Within Temptation

Venue: Capital One Arena (Chinatown NW Washington DC)

Date: Sunday, October 23rd, 2022

The venue’s event page for this concert is here
The Facebook event page for this concert is here

Get tickets here
Public Onsale : Fri, 10 Dec 2021 at 10am
Iron Maiden Fan Club Presale : Tue, 7 Dec 2021 at 10am
Verified Fan Presale : Wed, 8 Dec 2021 at 10am
Live Nation Presale : Thu, 9 Dec 2021 at 10am
Radio/Venue/Local Presale : Thu, 9 Dec 2021 at 10am

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#IronMaiden

March 2023

Check out the headliner:

Bands: Static-X, Fear Factory, Mushroomhead, Dope

Venue: Baltimore Soundstage (Baltimore, MD)

Date: Friday, March 17th, 2023
UPDATE: This show has been POSTPONED until 2023 (originally scheduled for March 11th, 2022). Read the band’s statement here.

The venue’s event page for this concert is here
The Facebook event page for this concert is here

Get tickets here

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#StaticX

30 Comments

  1. you guys are cool

  2. Thanks for having this site!!

  3. Awesome site for concert info guys!!! thanks!!!

  4. thanks!

  5. This is great site. Keep it up!!

  6. Sick site, keep it up!

  7. Thank you!! Finally a site to combine all metal shows.

  8. Good list. Keep it up!

  9. As always, nice info, Chris.

  10. thanks for putting these together! very useful info dc needs.

  11. Yes, very awesome! Thank you!

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  13. Metal Chris, you could not be more awesome. Thank you so much for keeping this list going! If I ever run into you at one of these gigs, the beers are on me, dude.

  14. very cool site.thanks for the listings. i think krass judgement are playing on the exumed/goatwhore show

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  16. Had lots of fun at the Ghost show, It was fucking beautiful. Once again thanx for the site, new to area and pleased with this healthy metal sceene. DC knows how to tear shit up… See ya’ll at the Testament show!

  17. thanks for the info,forever metal.greetings to all metal bassists from THUNDERCHILD…………..

  18. kep it comin man thanks.

  19. This site is really cool for letting people updated for their favorite metal band concerts and tours….

  20. M/A was the band that got me into the genre many years ago.I’ve never seen them live and I pretty much adore you for making my day with the news that they are touring to a place I can see them….. in only a few months. I thank you big big. :-)

  21. Great job on your new review at mayhem. I enjoy reading your reviews and strongly agree with your point of view you put out there. Stay brutal man..
    Hammer fist!

  22. By any chance did you whats the latest the buses run in Springfield, VA? I wil be livig in Washingon DC, but I would not have a problem going there, only getting back home.

    Thanks

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  24. Love the updates. I know DORO and SISTER SIN are coming to Empire (http://www.empire-nova.com/eventdetails.aspx?eventId=294 ) and Baltimore Soundstage next year.

  25. this site is really cool! Thanks for keeping us up to date with shows!

  26. Love this site. A real goldmine. Thanks for the time and effort keeping it up to date.
    Would miss out and never hear about many of these local shows happening without it.

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  28. Thanks so much for doing this!!!! I check it at least once a week XD


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