Tuesday, January 5, 2010
TESTAMENT START NEW DECADE BY INVADING NAMM AND APPEARING ON COVER OF DECIBEL MAGAZINE; AMERICAN CARNAGE TOUR KICKS OFF JANUARY 18 IN SEATTLE, WA
TESTAMENT lead singer Chuck Billy is featured on the cover of the new issue of Decibel Magazine available on newsstands now. The February 2010 American Carnage Tour cover issue can also be purchased online at: http://store.decibelmagazine.com/collections/back-issues/products/february-2010-064. In the feature article Chuck speaks at length about the upcoming “American Carnage Tour,” the release of the touring edition of their 2008 “Golden God Award Winning” album The Formation of Damnation featuring never before released exclusive bonus footage of classic tracks plus more, also discussing the recording of their new album in 2010.
TESTAMENT will be touring as special guest with fellow thrash legends Megadeth and Slayer on the American Carnage Tour. The tour will feature the classic lineup of vocalist Chuck Billy, guitarists Eric Peterson and Alex Skolnick, bassist Greg Christian, and drummer Paul Bostaph.
TESTAMENT’S highly successful and award-winning album The Formation Of Damnation will be available at retail on February 23rd and will be accessible to fans earlier at the merchandise area at American Carnage Tour. Information on the Deluxe Tour Edition of “The Formation Of Damnation” & Tour Dates can be found below.
TESTAMENT gears up to hit the road with Heavy Metal Giants Megadeth and Slayer for The American Carnage Tour. Members of Testament have scheduled numerous appearances and signings with their endorsers as listed below. Make sure to stop by and meet members of Testament at NAMM 2010.
TESTAMENT @ NAMM FRIDAY JANUARY 15th
Eric Peterson will be appearing at the Dean Guitar Group Signing and Meet & Greet from 11:00 AM-12:00 PM. Eric will be signing alongside members of Shinedown, Sevendust, Korn, Divine Heresy and Arch Enemy.
Eric Peterson will be appearing at Fender for EVH Signing and Meet & Greet from 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.
Alex Skolnick will be appearing at the Heritage Signing and Meet & Greet from 12:00 PM -1:30 PM. Alex will be signing and performing.
Alex Skolnick will be appearing at the Seymour Duncan Signing and Meet & Greet from 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM. Alex will be signing and performing.
Alex Skolnick will be appearing at the Peavey/Buddha Signing and Meet & Greet from 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm. Alex will be signing and performing.
Chuck Billy will be appearing at the Affliction Clothing Signing and Meet & Greet at 2:00 PM
Chuck Billy will be appearing at the TC Electronic Signing and Meet & Greet at 4:00 PM
TESTAMENT @ NAMM SATURDAY JANUARY 16th
Alex Skolnick will be appearing at the Yamaha Group Signing from 12:30 PM – 3:00 PM at The Marriot.
Eric Peterson will be appearing at the TC Electronic Signing and Meet & Greet at 2:00 PM
Eric Peterson will be at the Dean Guitar Group Signing and Meet & Greet from 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM. Eric will be signing alongside members of Shinedown, Sevendust, Korn, Divine Heresy and Arch Enemy.
The Formation of Damnation (Deluxe Tour Edition)
2-disc deluxe tour edition of the band’s comeback album! Includes bonus
footage of classic tracks + more;
1. The Persecuted Won’t Forget
2. Killing Season
4. The Evil Has Landed
5. The Formation Of Damnation
6. Henchmen Ride
7. More Than Meets The Eye
8. Dangers Of The Faithless
9. False Evidence Appearing Real (F.E.A.R.)
10. Leave Me Forever
• The New Order *Audio and Video
• Practice What You Preach *Audio and Video
• Souls Of Black *Audio and Video
*Recorded in Alcatraz for their MTV “52/52” special
• More Than Meets The Eye music video
The deluxe tour edition will be in stores on February 23rd although fans will be able to pick up the release on all of the dates of the upcoming American Carnage Tour prior to it hitting stores.
As a special exclusive to the dedicated TESTAMENT Legions, there will be an exclusive VIP package available for purchase. The TESTAMENT VIP Pack is available for all of the U.S. shows and includes the following:
- One general admission ticket with early entry
- Exclusive Meet & Greet with the members of TESTAMENT
- Personal photograph with the band
- Autograph session (includes 8X10 photo)
- Exclusive TESTAMENT Affliction Shirt
- Collectible Tour Poster (limited, numbered)
- Exclusive TESTAMENT Music Skin
- Official VIP Meet and Greet Laminate
- Official set of TESTAMENT Guitar Picks
CATCH TESTAMENT ON THE 2010 AMERICAN CARNAGE TOUR
1/18 Seattle, WA @ WaMu Theater
1/19 Portland, OR @ Memorial Coliseum
1/21 San Francisco, CA @ Cow Palace
1/22 Long Beach, CA @ Long Beach Arena
1/23 Phoenix, AZ @ Dodge Theater
1/25 Denver, CO @ Magness Arena
1/26 Albuquerque. NM @ Tingley Coliseum
1/27 El Paso, TX @ El Paso Coliseum
1/29 Houston, TX @ Verizon Wireless
1/31 Nashville, TN @ Municipal Auditorium
2/1 Duluth, GA @ Gwinnett Arena
2/2 Louisville, KY @ Broadbent Arena
2/4 Minneapolis, MN @ Roy Wilkins Auditorium
2/5 Chicago, IL @ UIC Pavilion
2/6 Detroit, MI @ Cobo Arena
2/9 Wallingford, CT @ Chevrolet Theater
2/11 East Rutherford, NJ @ Izod Center
2/12 Albany, NY @ Glen Falls Civic Center
2/13 Camden, NJ @ Susquehanna Center
2/14 Lowell, MA @ Tsongas Arena
2/16 Quebec City, QC @ Pavillon de La Jeunesse
2/18 London, ON @ John Labatt Centre
2/19 Toronto, ON @ Air Canada Centre
2/20 Montreal, QC @ Bell Centre
2/22 Moncton, NB @ Moncton Coliseum
2/23 Halifax, NS @ Metro Centre
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Posted: 1/05/2010 05:55:00 PM