We got to Club Red in Mesa, AZ and received a massive pummelling from Dying Fetus, Thy Art is Murder, Rivers of Nihil and Enterprise Earth!
Septicflesh and Dark Funeral co-headlined on their recent North American tour along with support from Thy Antichrist and we caught the last at Club Red in Mesa, AZ.
Heavy metal legends, Iced Earth played a fiery set at The Pressroom in Phoenix, AZ along with openers Sanctuary, who are touring as a tribute to singer Warrell Danes who passed away in December.
Bay Area’s Rings of Saturn hit Club Red in Mesa, AZ March 2nd and were joined by an eclectic mix of metal including Nekrogoblikon, Allegaeon, and Lorna Shore!
Exhumed stopped at Joe's Grotto in Phoenix, AZ and set off the fire alarm no less than eleven times. Opening the show was Phobia and Incantation.
The fourth and final day of 70000tons of Metal is always the most insane. Many of the sailors dress up in costumes and the partying goes into overdrive.
On Day 3, 70000tons of Metal was brutalized by Meshuggah, as well as Sonata Arctica, Cannibal Corpse, Wolfheart, and Die Apokaliptischen Reiter.
The Pool Deck Stage was open and ready for an epic party with headliner Sabaton on Day 2 of 70000tons of Metal.
On day 1 of the world's biggest Metal cruise, 70000tons of Metal, we caught great acts from Primal Fear, Insomnium, Belphegor, and Goatwhore.
Australia's progressive metal sextet, Ne Obliviscaris, came through Club Red in Mesa, Arizona along with Colorado's Allegaeon.
We caught up with Cattle Decapitation at Club Red in Mesa, AZ along with Revocation, Full of Hell, and Artificial Brain.
Metal Blade Records death metal masters, Cannibal Corpse, hit Mesa, AZ's Club Red with Gatecreeper and Power Trip for one brutal night!
The Black Dahlia Murder came to Club Red in Mesa, AZ and we supported by Suffocation, Exhumed, Necrot, and The Zenith Passage.
Phoenix, Arizona's favorite sons, Sacred Reich, ended their "30 Years of Ignorance" tour back home at Club Red in Mesa with tour mates, Yidhra.
We caught up with Finnish string quartet, Apocalyptica, at The Mayan in Los Angeles, CA and they delivered a stunning performance!
Superjoint, currently on tour with DevilDriver and King Parrot, came through Tucson, AZ and stopped at the Rialto Theater on September, 25th.
Venom Inc., currently on their "Bloodstained Earth Tour", came through the Phoenix area stopping at Club Red in Mesa, AZ with The Convalescence, Toxic Holocaust and Goatwhore!
Melvins stopped in Phoenix, AZ at the Crescent Ballroom on September 5, supported by Brooklyn, NY-based Spotlights.
For a four day Festival, time seems to fly. You don't want the last day of Brutal Assault to end, no matter how muddy and tired you are.
Power cuts, downpours and killer sets from Sacred Reich, Trivium, Carcass and more. Check out the photos from Brutal Assault here...