Bay Area thrash legends Testament are taking the stage once again in support of their 2008 release, "The Formation Of Damnation", Testament will be touring as special guest with fellow thrash legends Megadeth and Slayer. The tour will feature the classic lineup of vocalist Chuck Billy, guitarists Eric Peterson and Alex Skolnick, bassist Greg Christian, and drummer Paul Bostaph and will mark the 20th anniversary of these major players taking the stage together on the same stage as Megadeth and Slayer.
"The Formation Of Damnation
" will be reissued just in time for this amazing tour with Slayer
with a bonus CD that contains live renditions of the classics "The New Order
", "Practice What You Preach
" and "Souls Of Black
". The tracks will also feature enhanced video clips recorded in Alcatraz for their MTV special "52/52" campaign feature as well as the music video for "More Than Meets The Eye
". This special album re-release with bonus material will be in stores on February 23. Testament
will have the tour reissue available on all of the dates of the upcoming "American Carnage
" tour prior to it hitting stores.
As a special exclusive to the dedicated Testament legions, there will be an exclusive VIP package available for purchase. The Testament VIP Pack will include the following:
One general admission ticket with early entry
Exclusive meet-and-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
The password for the Testament ticket pre-sale is "Damnation". VIP packs and tickets will be available at Ticketmaster.com.
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