Someone once said that “anything worth doing is worth doing twice.” So, Metalheads, 2023 is going to kick off with a brand new round of some of the finest thrash and heavy metal to grace North American stages. Co-headliners Anthrax and Black Label Society, who tore through the country this past summer with their iconic thrash/heavy metal, will be heading back on the road for a 24-date tour, making stops in all new markets, with both bands playing headline sets. Joining Anthrax and Black Label Society as special guest on this run will be Northern California’s thrash metal gods, Exodus. The tour launches on January 17th at the Revolution Concert House in Boise, ID, wrapping in Oakland, CA at the Fox Theatre on February 18th Tickets pre-sale details are below,and the public on-sale begins Friday, November 4th at 10:00AM local time. Log onto or for all ticket purchasing information.
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As this tour will take the bands to different markets than last summer’s did, the multi-Gold and Platinum, card-carrying member of the Big Four, six-time GRAMMY-nominated Anthrax looks forward to continuing the celebration of its landmark 40th anniversary (now in its 41st year) with fans. According to the band, “We are so pumped to be hitting the road again with Black Label Society. We had such a great time when we toured with them earlier this year, that we had talked about doing it again when we were still on the road together. And, having the guys from Exodus on the bill as special guest, will definitely make this a tour not to miss.”
Said Black Label Society’s Zakk Wylde, “Anthrax is one of The bestest legendary Metal/Thrash bands of all time – I have been buds with Scotty, Charlie, Frankie & Joey for over 3O years & they are some of the bestest people you will meet. Jon is The bestest new addition Anthrax could ask for. The Anthrax + Black Label Society & Exodus tour is going to be one of the bestest tours ever!!”
“Exodus are super stoked to announce that we will be touring with Anthrax and Black Label Society,” said the band’s Gary Holt. “Touring with our long-time friends in Anthrax is always an epic good time, and now we get to tour with BLS and watch Zakk and company rip it up nightly too. Going to be awesome and we will be bringing our unique brand of audio violence to every city! Let the metal roll.”
Dates for the Anthrax/Black Label Society/Exodus North American tour are as follows:

January 2023:

17 Boise, ID, Revolution Concert House
18 Seattle, WA, Paramount Theatre
20 Vancouver, BC PNE Forum
21 Penticton, BC, So. Okanagan Events Ctr.
22 Calgary, AB, Grey Eagle Events Centre
24 Winnipeg, MB, Burton Cummings
25 Grand Forks, ND, Alerus Center
27 Madison, WI, The Sylvee
28 Mt. Pleasant, MI, Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort
29 Chicago, Il, Radius
31 Montclair, NJ, Wellmont Theater

February 2023:

 2 Portland, ME, Cross Insurance Arena
 3 Uncasville, CT, Mohegan Sun Arena
 4 Bethlehem, PA, Wind Creek Events Center
 5 Boston, MA, House of Blues
 7 Corbin, KY, Corbin Arena
 8 St. Louis, MO, The Factory at The District
10 San Antonio, TX, Tec Port Center + Arena
11 Houston, TX, Bayou Music Center
13 Wichita, KS, The Cotillion
14 Oklahoma City, OK, The Criterion
15 Albuquerque, NM, Revel
17 Riverside, CA, Riverside Municipal Auditorium
18 Oakland, CA, Fox Theater

6 Responses

  1. Serious question…would anyone ever go to a concert by themselves? I have NO ONE who would go to this, and they are playing in Bethlehem PA which is like 25 minutes from my house. Would it be wrong for a 50 year old guy to go alone? Is this something that people do?

    Anthrax has always been on my bucket list of bands I never saw live, and I LOVE me some Black Label Society (Zakk is a GOD!!!). I may kick myself for not going!! Thoughts?

    1. I’m retired from going to concerts. I’m 48 and for me it’s just not worth the hassle of traffic, parking, ticket prices, etc etc. It also usually requires taking off a day from work if it doesn’t fall on a Friday or Saturday night (I don’t drink or do drugs either). With that said, if you enjoy going to shows, there is nothing wrong with going alone. I had a ticket to Megadeth & Lamb Of God in Columbus Ohio which ended up getting canceled and not rescheduled due to the pandemic. I was definitely going to that show alone haha. If this tour was coming to Ohio I’d strongly consider unretiring for it. But I’d probably still skip it because of all the reasons above and just not comfortable being in crowds with loud obnoxious people anymore haha.

  2. Michael, I agree with Dana….going to a concert alone is not a problem. Back in the day, I went to a few when I wanted to see bands that my friends/family members either didn’t want, or weren’t available, to see. I’m glad I did, too, cuz sometimes that may have been the only time I had to see those bands.

    I’d like to go see this show, but I’d prefer Exodus higher on the bill than Anthrax. Exodus crushes Anthrax….just like “rock” crushes “scissors”. :o)

  3. I did it!! I bought tickets and for the first time EVER I’m gonna go to a concert by myself!!!

    Thank everyone for convincing me that is not that uncommon to go alone!!

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