TESTAMENT ANNOUNCES CO-HEADLINING APPEARANCE WITH LAMB OF GOD AT THE PULP SUMMER SLAM IN THE PHILIPPINES SATURDAY APRIL 17th 2010

Metal masters TESTAMENT are pleased to announce their first trip to The Phillipines to appear at the “Pulp Summer Slam 10” taking place on April 17th, 2010 at the Amoranto Stadium in Quezon City. TESTAMENT will be co-headlining the festival with Lamb of God. The Pulp Summer Slam Festival has become the largest metal festival in the Philippines today. One of the hallmarks of the Pulp Summer Slam 10 is the unbelievable ticket price of only $6.50 US which equates to 300 Philippine Pesos. Included with price of admission are sodas, beer, pizza, and free cell load.

TESTAMENT front man Chuck Billy commented on the bands upcoming trip to the Philippines, “We have played countless venues all over the world, but this is the first time ever that TESTAMENT will be playing in the Philippines. It is an honor for us to be bringing metal to a country that does not normally have many metal shows and we are stoked to be co-headlining alongside our friends in Lamb of God. People of the Philippines get ready to get Into the Pit with TESTAMENT.”

Thrash kings TESTAMENT, are going out on the road with Exodus on Megadeth’s “Rust In Peace” 20th Anniversary Tour. Kicking off on March 1st in Spokane, WA and running through March 31st in Los Angeles, CA. Keep in mind that this is no ordinary metal tour, this will be an event to remember for years to come as Megadeth will be playing the entire “Rust In Peace” record, TESTAMENT will be tearing through their debut thrash masterpiece “The Legacy” and Exodus will be performing a very special set as well. That being said, the shows in Boise, ID, Pittsburgh (Greensburg), PA, Buffalo, NY, Washington, DC and Asheville, NC have all sold out. If you missed your chance to pick up tickets for these dates, you still have a chance to attend the show by purchasing a TESTAMENT VIP Package, which are still available even for the sold out dates. In celebration of this unprecedented event in metal history, TESTAMENT are giving their devoted legions a chance to be a part of Heavy Metal History by offering an exclusive VIP package for each date on the tour. The VIP package includes:

– General Admission ticket with early entry to venue (where available)
– Meet & Greet with select members TESTAMENT
– Individual photo with select members of TESTAMENT
– Q&A session with select members of TESTAMENT
– Autograph opportunity with select members of TESTAMENT
– Commemorative Meet & Greet laminate
– Collectible TESTAMENT Guitar Pick

CATCH TESTAMENT ON TOUR WITH MEGADETH AND EXODUS
3/1 Spokane, WA @ Knitting Factory
3/2 Boise, ID @ Knitting Factory***SOLD OUT***
3/3 Medford, OR @ Medford Armory
3/6 Calgary, AB @ Big Four
3/7 Edmonton, AB @ Shaw Conference Center
3/8 Saskatoon, SK @ Praireland
3/11 Indianapolis, IN @ Murat Theater
3/12 Greensburg, PA @ The Palace Theater***SOLD OUT***
3/13 Buffalo, NY @ Town Ballroom***SOLD OUT***
3/15 Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club***SOLD OUT***
3/16 Baltimore, MD @ Ram’s Head Live
3/18 Scranton, PA @ Scranton Cultural Center
3/19 Norfolk, VA @ The Norva
3/21 Atlanta, GA @ The Tabernacle
3/22 Asheville, NC @ The Orange Peel***SOLD OUT***
3/23 Memphis, TN @ Minglewood Hall
3/25 Houston, TX @ Verizon Wireless Theater
3/26 Austin, TX @ Stubb’s Amphitheatre
3/27 Lubbock, TX @ The Pavilion
3/28 El Paso, TX @ Club 101
3/30 Tuscon, AZ @ Rialto Theater
3/31 Los Angeles, CA @ Hollywood Palladium

TESTAMENT will be returning to Europe for a handful of festival dates this summer. A list of dates and festivals can be found below:

TESTAMENT EUROPEAN FESTIVAL DATES

5/13-Switzerland-Pratte-Metal Fest Open Air Festival

5/14-Germany – Dessau –Metal Fest Open Air Festival

5/15-Austria –Minning-Metal Fest Open Air Festival

7/2–Helsinki –Finland –Tuska Open Air Festival

7/4-Plezen-(near Prague)Czech Republic-Basin FireFest

If that is not amazing enough and you have yet to have your fill of TESTAMENT live, (which should be the case for everyone) the metal tour of a lifetime is back on! After a brief postponement, the mighty TESTAMENT will be joining forces with Megadeth and Slayer for the first time in over 20 years on the American Carnage Tour. The tour kicks off July 23rd in Quebec City, and winds up on September 4th in Portland, OR.

The metal masses have been clamoring for a tour of this magnitude for quite some time and TESTAMENT are stoked to be a part of it. Again as a special exclusive to the TESTAMENT Legions, the band is offering a limited number of VIP Packages for every United States date on the tour. The exclusive TESTAMENT VIP package includes:

– One general admission ticket with early entry (where available)
– Exclusive Meet & Greet with the members of TESTAMENT
– Personal photograph with the band
– Autograph session (includes 8X10 photo)
– Exclusive TESTAMENT Affliction Shirt
– Collectible Tour Poster (limited, numbered)
– Exclusive TESTAMENT Music Skin
– Official VIP Meet and Greet Laminate
– Official set of TESTAMENT Guitar Picks

TESTAMENT’S highly successful and award-winning album The Formation Of Damnation will be reissued in a deluxe tour edition on February 23rd. Information on the Deluxe Tour Edition of “The Formation Of Damnation” can be found below

The Formation of Damnation (Deluxe Tour Edition)
2-disc deluxe tour edition of the band’s comeback album! Includes bonus
footage of classic tracks + more;

Disc 1:
1. The Persecuted Won’t Forget
2. Killing Season
3. Afterlife
4. The Evil Has Landed
5. The Formation Of Damnation
6. Henchmen Ride
7. More Than Meets The Eye
8. Dangers Of The Faithless
9. False Evidence Appearing Real (F.E.A.R.)
10. Leave Me Forever

Disc 2
• The New Order *Audio and Video
• Practice What You Preach *Audio and Video
• Souls Of Black *Audio and Video
*Recorded in Alcatraz for their MTV “52/52” special
• More Than Meets The Eye music video

CATCH TESTAMENT ON THE 2010 AMERICAN CARNAGE TOUR

7/23 Quebec City, QC @ Pavillon de la Jenuesse
7/24 Montreal, QC @ Heavy MTL @ Parc Jean Drapeau
7/26 Halifax, NS @ Metro Centre
7/27 Moncton, NB @ Moncton Coliseum
7/29 Toronto, ONT @ Molson Amphitheatre
7/30 London, ONT @ John Labatte Center
8/11 Albany, NY @ Glen Falls Civic Center
8/12 East Rutherford, NJ @ Izod Center
8/14 Boston, MA @ Tsongas Arena
8/15 Camden, NJ @ Susquehana Bank Center
8/16 Wallingford, CT @ Chevrolet Theater
8/18 Cleveland, OH @ Tower City Amphitheatre
8/19 Detroit, MI @ Joe Louis Arena
8/20 Chicago, IL @ UIC Pavilion
8/21 Minneapolis, MN @ Roy Wilkins Auditorium
8/23 Kansas City, @ Cap Fed Park @ Sandstone Arena
8/24 Denver, CO @ Magness
8/25 Albuquerque, NM @ Tingley Coliseum
8/27 Phoenix, AZ @ Dodge Theatre
8/29 San Diego, CA @ Cricket Wireless
8/30 Long Beach, CA @ Long Beach Arena
8/31 San Francisco, CA @ Cow Palace
9/3 Seattle, WA @ Wamu Theatre
9/4 Portland, OR @ Washington County Fairgrounds

For more info on TESTAMENT be sure to visit:

http://www.myspace.com/testamentlegions
http://www.testamentlegions.com

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