Whitechapel presents the Metal Blade Records 35th Anniversary Show @ Irving Plaza

February 25, 2017

Back in 1982, a little record label was formed out of Los Angeles, California are under the title Metal Blade Records. Founded by former Record Store Employee Brian Slagel  as a way to garner attention for Los Angeles area Metals bands, through the years, the label has seen many mega bands be a part of the family from Slayer, to Behemoth, to Amon Amarth, to even the Goo Goo Dolls. Growing into the juggernaut that it is today, the label supports over 100 active bands including Cannibal Corpse, the aforementioned Amon Amarth, King Diamond, and so many more. 

Proudly celebrating the label’s 35th anniversary, four current Metal Blade Record labelmates – Cattle Decapitation, Goatwhore, Allegaeon, and Necromancing The Stone – join up with Whitechapel for an stacked touring bill. Begun back on February 21st, the tour extends through March 16th, and on Saturday, February 25th, fans crowded into Irving Plaza to celebrate. An extra early show, doors opened at 4:50 PM and the entire Metal assault was wrapped up before the 9 PM hour. Unheard of for most Metal shows, the killer late afternoon with Necromancing the Stone, Allegaeon, Cattle Decapitation, and Whitechapel was set to begin. 

 

Necromancing The Stone - Allegaeon - Cattle Decapitation - Whitechapel

 

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http://crypticrock.com/metal-blade-records-brings-35th-anniversary-celebration-to-nyc-2-25-17/