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Sunday, May 26, 2013

City Slang: Battlecross to play Mayhem Fest with Rob Zombie and more

Posted By on Sun, May 26, 2013 at 9:39 PM

Detroit metal band Battlecross will play the 6th Annual Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival across North America this summer. This tour hits the DTE Energy Music Theater (or Pine Knob) on July 28.

The bill features Rob Zombie, Five Finger Death Punch, Mastodon, Machine Head, Children of Bodom, Amon Amarth, the Butcher Babies, Job For a Cowboy, and more.

According to the press release, “Again this year, ROCKSTAR ENERGY DRINK MAYHEM FESTIVAL’s METAL OF HONOR is giving back. Starting Wednesday, May 1st at 12 noon (all local time zones), members of the military and veterans will have their chance to purchase Military Discount tickets to THE ROCKSTAR ENERGY DRINK MAYHEM FESTIVAL, General Admission tickets only. You must be in the military to qualify for this pricing. Go to Veteran Tickets Foundation at to receive discount and to purchase discounted tickets online. There are limited discounted tickets, so get yours now!
War of Will, the sophomore album from Detroit, MI's BATTLECROSS, will be in stores on July 9th. You've seen them on tour with FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH, Killswitch Engage, In Flames, and more, now see them bring the Mayhem all summer!
The ROCKSTAR ENERGY DRINK MAYHEM FESTIVAL will stop in 26 cities across the United States and Canada as it makes its way to the Gexa Energy Pavilion in Dallas, Texas on August 4th, 2013. Dates and venues are listed below. Fans can go to to keep up with additional details as they are released.”

Battlecross is, of course, playing the OrionFest in a couple of weeks, and we interviewed the boys on the day this blog was published. Look out for a big feature in the pages of the Metro Times soon.

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