Sepultura, Ex-KISS, Etc. Guitarists Cover The Police’s “Synchronicity II”

Bruce Kulick (ex-KISS, etc.), Joel Hoekstra (Whitesnake, etc.), Monte Pittman (ex-Prong, etc.), Andreas Kisser (Sepultura), Tommy Denander (Alice Cooper, etc.), David Palau (Bobby Kimball, etc.), Gabe Treiyer (Bobby Kimball, etc.), Gary O´Toole (Steve Hackett), Pablo Motyczak (Rata Blanca), and J.A.F. have teamed up for a quarantine cover of The Police’s “Synchronicity II.” The performance, which was organized by Gabe Treiyer, will also act as a fundraiser for the Red Cross to help out with COVID-19 relief efforts.

Treiyer commented:

“I’ve been thinking of a way to entertain and help at the same time those that are isolated because of the quarantine while staying at home, and maybe suffering the loss of a friend or family member.

So I decided to call some friends. I explained them what this was all about, and they jumped in inmediately.

Even though I’ve never been in touch with some of them, like Andreas or Monte, they are players that I really admire and follow and I’m really happy that they decided to join anyway. The idea is to give people some entertainment during this global pandemic period, and the ‘synchronicity’ concept of the song, translated as unity between us (musicians), all based around the globe, could send out a message of hope to other people during these difficult times, and also encouraging them as well to help others.”

Arch Enemy, Ex-Slayer, Etc. Members To Join Metal Allegiance At Anaheim, CA Show

Metal Allegiance have added more special guests to their January 16 show at the House Of Blues in Anaheim, CA. Here’s the full list of participants: Dave Lombardo (Suicidal Tendencies, ex-Slayer, etc.), Dave Davidson (Revocation, etc.), Jeff Loomis (Arch Enemy, etc.), Alissa White-Gluz (Arch Enemy), Doyle Wolfgang Von Frankenstein (Misfits), Chuck Billy (Testament), Bobby Blitz (Overkill), John Bush (Armored Saint), Phil Demmel (Vio-lence, ex-Machine Head), Jack Gibson (Exodus), Gary Holt (Exodus, Slayer), Andreas Kisser (Sepultura), Mark Osegueda (Death Angel), Troy Sanders (Mastodon, etc.), and Alex Skolnick (Testament). WWE wrestler Erick Rowan will serve as the MC at the event and Exmortus, Weapons Of Anew, and Trauma will open.

Watch Metal Allegiance Perform With Sepultura, Arch Enemy, Death Angel, Etc. Members In Anaheim. CA

Metal Allegiance, the band featuring core members David Ellefson (Megadeth), Alex Skolnick (Testament), Mike Portnoy (Sons Of Apollo, ex-Dream Theater, etc.) and Mark Menghi, performed at The House Of Blues in Anaheim, CA last night (January 24) and a stream of the show is available below. That concert saw the band performing Black Sabbath‘s self-titled debut album in full, as well as some of their own songs and covers of Slayer, Sepultura, Iron Maiden, etc. tracks. The following guests took part in the concert: Andreas Kisser (Sepultura), Mark Osegueda (Death Angel), John Bush (Armored Saint), Chuck Billy (Testament), Bobby Blitz (Overkill), Trevor Strnad (The Black Dahlia Murder), Mark Tornillo (Accept), Phil Demmel (ex-Machine Head), Alissa White-Gluz (Arch Enemy), and Doyle (Misfits).

Metal Allegiance To Cover Black Sabbath’s Self-Titled Album At Upcoming Anaheim, CA Show

Metal Allegiance, the band featuring core members David Ellefson (Megadeth), Alex Skolnick (Testament), Mike Portnoy (Sons Of Apollo, ex-Dream Theater, etc.) and Mark Menghi, have announced that they will be performing Black Sabbath’s 1970 self-titled debut album in full during their January 24 show at The House Of Blues in Anaheim, CA. That concert will also include another full set with the following guests: Andreas Kisser (Sepultura), Mark Osegueda (Death Angel), John Bush (Armored Saint), Chuck Billy (Testament), Bobby Blitz (Overkill), Trevor Strnad (The Black Dahlia Murder), Mark Tornillo (Accept), Phil Demmel (ex-Machine Head), Alissa White-Gluz (Arch Enemy), and Doyle (Misfits).

Menghi commented:

“This past October we had the idea of covering the first Sabbath record while dressing up in costume for a one-time only (scaled down) MA show.

However, we had way too much fun and decided to bring it to Anaheim and incorporate the ‘scaled down’ four piece into the massive MA Anaheim show at our home away from home in SoCal. We’ll be doing a full MA set filled with the MA thrash attack you all know and love, covered by a few sprinkles of select gems and guests dosed with the first Sabbath record.

This show is NOT to be missed and will certainly be one for the ages.”

Skolnick added:

“It is a fun challenge to play Black Sabbath’s debut album – the music has as much in common with Cream and other psychedelic jam rock of the period as the future metal genre it inspired. Playing it live for Halloween (in full early 70s Sabbath regalia) for a packed house in Brooklyn was so special that we just had to bring this experience to friends at our annual Anaheim HoB bash!”

Metal Allegiance Announce January Anaheim, CA Show

Metal Allegiance, the band featuring core members David Ellefson (Megadeth), Alex Skolnick (Testament), Mike Portnoy (Sons Of Apollo, ex-Dream Theater, etc.) and Mark Menghi, along with multiple special guests, have announced that they will be performing at The House Of Blues in Anaheim, CA on January 24. Confirmed guests for the concert include: Andreas Kisser (Sepultura), Mark Osegueda (Death Angel), John Bush (Armored Saint), Chuck Billy (Testament), Bobby Blitz (Overkill), Trevor Strnad (The Black Dahlia Murder), Mark Tornillo (Accept), Phil Demmel (Machine Head), Alissa White-Gluz (Arch Enemy), and Doyle (Misfits).

Menghi commented:

“NYC might be home but Anaheim is the epicenter of our favorite and most epic MA gigs. Can’t wait for everyone to hear tunes from MA1 along with our new record Volume II: Power Drunk Majesty live along with some other amazing surprises we have in store. Gonna be another thrash-tastic night of MA branded thrash metal. Who knows, maybe Blitz and I will actually let the Jersey/NY jokes go for a night?”

Skolnick added:

“While there are many concerts in and around Orange County during late January,,when it comes to the heavy side of things, Metal Allegiance at HoB Anaheim is the place to be (as attested to by more and more fans each year). Even if I weren’t playing the show, this one would be at the top of my list to attend. Don’t miss it!”

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ANAHEIM SHOW ANNOUNCEMENT! On January 24th, @metalallegiance will assemble at @hobanaheim for our annual winter assault. This marks the band's fifth year performing annually in Anaheim. The night will include several special guests as well as feature music from our self-titled album and our recent sophomore album, Volume II – Power Drunk Majesty. Joining us on stage that evening will be @andreaskisser (SEPULTURA), Mark Osegueda ( @deathangelofficial ), John Bush ( @thearmoredsaint ), @chuckfcknbilly ( @testamentofficial ), Bobby Blitz (Overkill), @trevortbdm ( @theblackdahliamurder_official ), Mark Tornillo ( @acceptworldwide ), Phil Demmel ( @machine_head ), @alissawhitegluz ( @archenemyofficial ) and @doylewolfgangvonfrankenstein (The Misfits) The night will be presented by @nuclearblastusa and sponsored by @ikmultimedia @murderinthefrontrow & @orangeamplifiers The VIP meet & greet package is now available for purchase with a general admission ticket for $100 or without a general admission ticket for $80. Please note that a ticket to the show is required to attend the pre-show meet and greet. Purchase your VIP packages here: http://bit.ly/MAwinterVIP Pre-sale tickets will be available for purchase on Wednesday and Thursday via Ticketmaster. General admission tickets will be available for purchase to the public on Friday here: http://bit.ly/MAwinter2019 #metalallegiance #thrashmetal #markmenghi #alexskolnick #mikeportnoy #davidellefson #overkill #armoredsaint #deathangel #tbdm #archenemy #misfits @markmenghi @mikeportnoyinstagram @davidellefsonbass @alexskolnick #nuclearblast #metal

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Sepultura’s Andreas Kisser Joins Death Angel Onstage In Perth, Australia

During their May 20 show in Perth, Australia, Sepultura’s Andreas Kisser joined Death Angel onstage for a performance of “Hatred United / United Hate.” You can see footage of that below:

Watch Footage Of Overkill, Lacuna Coil, Armored Saint, Etc. Members Performing With Metal Allegiance In Anaheim, CA

Last night (January 25), Metal Allegiance, the metal supergroup featuring core members David Ellefson (Megadeth), Alex Skolnick (Testament), Mike Portnoy (The Winery Dogs, ex-Dream Theater), and Mark Menghi, were joined onstage by Bobby Blitz (Overkill), Andreas Kisser (Sepultura), Chuck Billy (Testament), Gary Holt (Slayer/Exodus), Mark Osegueda (Death Angel), Nita Strauss (Alice Cooper), Cristina Scabbia (Lacuna Coil), and John Bush (Armored Saint) during their show at the House Of Blues in Anaheim, CA. You can see footage from that set below:

Cristina Scabbia (Lacuna Coil) Added To Metal Allegiance’s Upcoming Anaheim, CA Show

Metal Allegiance, the metal supergroup featuring core members David Ellefson (Megadeth), Alex Skolnick (Testament), Mike Portnoy (The Winery Dogs, ex-Dream Theater), and Mark Menghi, along with multiple special guests, have announced that Cristina Scabbia (Lacuna Coil) has been added to their upcoming Anaheim, CA show. The concert will take place January 25, at the House Of Blues, and other confirmed guests include: Bobby Blitz (Overkill), Andreas Kisser (Sepultura), Chuck Billy (Testament), Gary Holt (Slayer/Exodus), Mark Osegueda (Death Angel), and John Bush (Armored Saint, ex-Anthrax). Wednesday 13 and the Musician’s Institute-formed band Superfix will serve as support.

Metal Allegiance Announce Anaheim, CA Show

Metal Allegiance, the metal supergroup featuring core members David Ellefson (Megadeth), Alex Skolnick (Testament) and Mike Portnoy (The Winery Dogs, ex-Dream Theater), along with multiple special guests, have announced a Anaheim, CA show. The concert will take place January 25, at the House Of Blues, and confirmed guests include: Bobby Blitz (Overkill), Andreas Kisser (Sepultura), Chuck Billy (Testament), Gary Holt (Slayer/Exodus), Mark Osegueda (Death Angel), and John Bush (Armored Saint, ex-Anthrax). Wednesday 13 and the Musician’s Institute-formed band Superfix will serve as support.

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@metalallegiance will be returning to the @hobanaheim on Thursday, January 25th for our annual January metal assault! This year marks the introduction of Bobby Blitz (Overkill) and John Bush ( @thearmoredsaint / ex- @anthrax ) to our ranks ….in addition to other surprise guests! The night will also feature the core four – @davidellefsonbass , @alexskolnick , @markmenghi , and Mike Portnoy – who are taking a short break from recording their second full-length album! Joining us will be Mark Osegueda aka @bonsloth ( @deathangelofficial ), @garyholt_official ( @slayerbandofficial / @exodusbandofficial ), Chuck Billy ( @testamentofficial ) and @andreaskisser ( @Sepultura ). The night will be sponsored by @mihollywood and @murderinthefrontrow book & forthcoming documentary. Direct support from Nuclear Blast Entertainment label mates @mrmotherfucker13 ! General admission tickets will go on sale on Friday, October 27th at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT and can be purchased at http://bit.ly/MetalAllegiance-Jan25 VIP packages which include early access, meet and greet, poster, shirt, pint glass & laminate! Get them at http://metalallegiance.bigcartel.com #metalallegiance #wednesday13 #testament #overkill #deathangel #slayer #exodus #sepultura #armoredsaint #anthrax #mikeportnoy #davidellefson #thrashmetal #heavymetal #nuclearblast

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Andreas Kisser (Sepultura) Joins Anthrax Onstage In São Paulo, Brazil

During their March 26 show in São Paulo, Brazil, Anthrax were joined onstage by Andreas Kisser (Sepultura). Together they performed Anthrax’s “Indians,” along with a bit of Sepultura’s “Refuse/Resist”. Check out some fan-filmed footage below: