At the House of Blues in Anaheim, California, Rex Brown and Gary Holt join members of Anthrax, The Cult, Death Angel, Mastodon, Megadeth, Sepultra, and Testament for a night of rock packed with legends.

After their inaugural debut at Motörhead’s Motörboat, Metal Allegiance is ready to take their crusade to the United States. The addition of Pantera/Kill Devil Hill bassist Rex Brown and Slayer/Exodus guitarist Gary Holt, Metal Allegiance consists of Frank Bello (Anthrax), Charlie Benante (Anthrax), Chuck Billy (Testament), Chris Broderick (Ex-Megadeth), David Ellefson (Megadeth), Scott Ian (Anthrax), Andreas Kisser (Sepultura), Mark Osegueda (Death Angel), Mike Portnoy (The Winery Dogs), Troy Sanders (Mastodon), Alex Skolnick (Testament), and John Tempesta (The Cult). The Anaheim show will be broadcast live through The Music Zoo and can be viewed around the globe for those who will be unable to attend.

Rex Brown said about the event, “What better way to kick the new year in the fucking ass than with a Metal Allegiance show? House of Blues in Anaheim barely survived the last time! GET IT LOUD AND TEAR IT DOWN!!!”

“I’m fired up to participate in Metal Allegiance at the Anaheim House Of Blues on January 21. Always awesome to jam with so many musicians I know and admire as well as some I’ve never had the chance to jam with before despite having known some for ages. Almost time to rage!!!” Gary Holt said about the show.

The event will be hosted by DJ and radio personality from Sirius XM, Jose Mangin. The set list for the show includes songs from Black Sabbath, Judas Priest, Kiss, Iron Maiden, and a special part of the show dedicated to Van Halen’s debut album. Scott Ian will be kicking off the event with his Spoken Word, where he will recount stories from his career in support of the release of his autobiography, I’m The Man: The Story Of That Guy From Anthrax.

The Metal Allegiance show is sponsored by Jackson Guitars, EVH Gear, The Music Zoo, Sinister Guitar Picks and Jägermeister. Tickets for Metal Allegiance are $29.50 in advance/$32.50 day of show and are on sale now. Tickets can be purchased via Ticketmaster or at the House Of Blues Anaheim box office.


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Julie Goldstein is a 25 year old rock fanatic residing in Jacksonville, Florida. The first concert she ever attended was Evanescence back in 2007 where she became mesmerized by Amy Lee's stage presence. While attending college at the University of Florida for a bachelors degree in English, she saw Halestorm live in 2009 where Lzzy Hale awoke something in her that brought on a calling for music journalism. Julie has since gone from that small club show with her little point-and-shoot Sony to sold out, two day rock festivals behind the barricade with her Nikon DSLR and interviewing top acts such as Lacuna Coil, Sick Puppies, and Butcher Babies. She runs her own website at where fans can take a step backstage for artist interviews, cd reviews, and concert photography.

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