After taking part in its solely European present on the Dynamo Metalfest in The Netherlands on August 21, BAY AREA INTERTHRASHIONAL will make its U.S. dwell debut on October 29 at San Francisco’s legendary Nice American Music Corridor. The gamers for the night will include the core band that includes Craig Locicero (FORBIDDEN, DRESS THE DEAD),Harald Oimoen (D.R.I.),Chris Kontos (MACHINE HEAD),Mark Hernandez (FORBIDDEN, HEATHEN, DEFIANCE),Matt Camacho (FORBIDDEN) and Steve Smyth (NEVERMORE, TESTAMENT, FORBIDDEN). They are going to be joined by Will Carroll (drums, DEATH ANGEL),Josh Christian (guitar, TOXIK),Mike DeLeon (guitar, PHILIP H. ANSELMO & THE ILLEGALS, M.O.D., INCITE) and Norman Skinner (vocals, NIVIANE, SKINNER, IMAGIKA). There may also be shock friends that includes members of VIO-LENCE, MACHINE HEAD, FORBIDDEN, DEATH ANGEL, WARBRINGER, DEFIANCE, HELLFIRE, HATRIOT, SKINLAB and SACRILEGE, amongst others.
Says BAY AREA INTERTHRASHIONAL: “We’re excited by the prospects of BAY AREA INTERNATIONAL as soon as once more going worldwide sooner or later… As for now, that is our USA date. The unique and solely likelihood to see it.
“Very similar to the efficiency at Dynamo, at its essence this can be a dwell and raucous tribute to Bay Space thrash steel! This time with many extra twists, turns, surprises and massive reveals. We’re sorry that it is just one night time.
“BAY AREA INTERTHRASHIONAL would be the solely act of the night time. We’re dividing the present into three separate units: American, worldwide and Bay Space thrash. These units can be spanning the key gamers and influences of our origins. As well as, we’re saying it is Halloween weekend! There can be two separate costume contests throughout the night. We wish to see everybody costume up and characterize their best Paul Baloff and Cliff Burton in honor of our fallen heroes. The contestants can be introduced up on stage and the viewers will select. the winner. The 2 greatest costumes chosen by the group will obtain a Dean guitar signed by the entire BAY AREA INTERTHRASHIONAL gamers.
“And lastly, do you wish to rise up on stage with us on the Nice American Music Corridor? We would like you to ship in video submissions singing METALLICA‘s ‘Search & Destroy’. Whoever sings it greatest will get two free tickets to the present and one thing even cooler… They get to carry out in entrance of everyone on the present alongside the band! YOU get to jam with BAY AREA INTERTHRASHIONAL in entrance of the sold-out viewers. (Journey and lodge bills aren’t included.) Ship your video through WeTransfer to [email protected]”
Provides Locicero: “When the organizers of Dynamo Metalfest requested me to do that three years in the past, earlier than Covid, I had hoped it might ultimately flip into one thing particular. It exceeded our expectations in Holland. We knew that we needed to give the thrash followers right here in Bay their very own model. Three separate units spanning 36 songs of American, worldwide and Bay Space thrash, together with a lot of its unique origins and influences. We intend on making it THE thrash steel Halloween blowout for the ages!”