The Metal Alliance Tour 2012 featuring
Job For A Cowboy
3 Inches of Blood
Unleash the Archers
A multi-genre tour to unite metalheads everywhere!
DEVILDRIVER released their newest album, Beast, this summer. The band's many influences range from Metallica to Opeth, to In Flames and Primus, and the resulting sound is a brutal combination of melodic death metal and heavy grooves.
THE FACELESS (www.myspace.com/
The Faceless has slammed through lineup changes and extensive touring to bring you a crushing blend of technical death metal amidst rumors of a brand new album that is soon to be released.
DYING FETUS (www.myspace.com/dyingfetus)
One of the most infamous and influential death metal bands of the past decade, legendary DYING FETUS pummel and pound their signature-style brutality into the worldwide landscape with the subtlety of full-fledged war. They are set to pulverize the Metal Alliance tour after coming off a South American tour in support of their upcoming album.
JOB FOR A COWBOY (www.jfacmetal.com)
This fast-rising band is known for their intense songs, explosive live performances and forward thinking vision. JOB FOR A COWBOY has earned a landslide of top media accolades including being named one of Alternative Press' "Bands You Need to Know", "Best Underground Band" at the Metal Hammer "Golden Gods Awards", one of Revolver's "Breakthrough Bands that will be Kicking Your Ass this Year" and one of Total Guitar's "Hottest Guitar Bands".
3 INCHES OF BLOOD (www.myspace.com/3iob)
Born out of a love for pure metal, 3 INCHES OF BLOOD have been slaying the infidels of extreme music for nearly a decade. Hailing from Vancouver, they draw fuel from their favorite artists, including Judas Priest, Mercyful Fate, UFO, and Rainbow, and compile it all into their own deadly potion. They are currently recording their new album, due to be released in the spring of 2012.
IMPENDING DOOM (www.myspace.com/
Originators of the concept of the 'repentagram', deathcore band IMPENDING DOOM recently signed a new deal with eOne Records, and is currently recording their next album due to come out in early 2012.
Bursting with tight riffs and strong melodies, WRETCHED are prepared to make their mark in the metal world with their new take on old school thrash metal. A recent addition to the Victory Records roster, these North Carolina musicians have their sights set on breaking the metal stereotype.
UNLEASH THE ARCHERS (www.unleashthearchers.com)
Local support UNLEASH THE ARCHERS is heavily influenced by all metal genres, and incorporates elements of power metal, melodic death metal, thrash and metalcore into their music.They will embark on a full American tour in the spring of 2012.