‘Metal Masters’ Live Event Announced for NYC, Members of Slayer, Pantera and Anthrax to Perform
Three of the leading gear/technology companies for both musicians and consumers alike are returning with their successful Metal Masters clinic series. Partnering up with Guitar Center, Metal Masters 4 will take place in New York City on Sept. 7 at The Gramercy. Doors will open at 7:00PM with the clinic starting at 8:00PM. Metal Masters 4 is bringing back some of the classic "Metal Masters" while adding a few new members to the list.
As always, fans can expect some surprise appearances and unforgettable performances. Metal Masters 4 will be comprised of Phil Anselmo (Pantera, Down), Kerry King (Slayer), Dave Lombardo (Slayer), Scott Ian (Anthrax), Charlie Benante (Anthrax), Frank Bello (Anthrax) and newly added masters Billy Sheehan and Gary Holt (Exodus).
Metal Masters 3, which took place at the Key Club in Los Angeles, featured the "Metal Masters" demonstrating their personal techniques and styles used to create the music that millions bang their heads to every day. The highlight of the event came when vocalist and now returning "Metal Master" Phil Anselmo jumped onstage to perform Slayer fan-favorites "Angel Of Death" and "Raining Blood" before launching into 5 songs from the Pantera classic album, Vulgar Display Of Power.
Watch Footage from Metal Masters 3
"We're extremely excited to be bringing the Metal Masters series back home to the East Coast with our most diverse and talented lineup to date," says Mark Menghi, Samson's Director of Marketing. "I say it every time and this time will be no different, but Metal Masters 4 is going to be the best one yet..."
Tickets are available for $20 and can be purchased at Ticketmaster.