This week in hard rock and heavy metal features some of the diverse bands we written about. First off on the 16th Skinny Puppy Canada’s industrial export will be playing at the Commodore Ballroom. On the 17th Joe Bonamassa will be at the Florida Theatre in Jacksonville. On December 20th Opeth’s tour with In Flames and Red Fang stop at the Metropolis while War and Tower of Power will be at the City National Civic Auditorium. Finally on the 21st the Trans Siberian Orchestra will be at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas.
12/21 Trans Siberian Orchestra at the American Airlines Center - Average Ticket Price: $154.58 | Get-In $64
Trans Siberian Orchestra the symphonic prog-rock band that’s more of an experience than a show will be in Dallas, Texas at the American Airlines Center on the 21st. The band will be playing their 1998 album The Christmas Attic in it’s entirety. Trans Siberian Orchestra recently re-released the album this year with accompanying narration. Tickets for this extravaganza have an average price of $154.58. Fans will be able to find tickets for as low as $64. Also to note there will be two shows at the AAC on the 21st, one at 3pm and one at 7:30pm.
12/17 Joe Bonamassa at the Florida Theatre Jacksonville - Average Ticket Price: $154.33 | Get-In $122
Blues workhorse Joe Bonamassa will be playing at the Florida Theatre in Jacksonville on the 17th. The blues singer and guitarist from upstate New York released his new album Different Shades of Blue this year. Bonamassa’s show in Jacksonville has an average ticket price of $154.33 but fans can in for as low as $154.33. The singer will also be at Hard Rock Live in Hollywood, Florida on the 17th and on the 20th at the Germain Arena in Fort Myers, Florida.
12/16 Skinny Puppy at the Commodore Ballroom - Limited Tickets Available
Canada’s own Skinny Puppy will be playing on the 16th at the Commodore Ballroom in their hometown of Vancouver, British Columbia. The industrial band released their twelfth studio album Weapon last year. Fans in the U.S. can catch the band this week on the 17th at the Roseland Theatre in Portland, Oregon, On the 19th the band plays the Regency Ballroom in San Francisco, California and on the 20th at the Fox Theatre in Pomona, California.
12/20 War and Tower of Power at the City National Civic Auditorium - Limited Tickets Available
Funk rock band War and Funk R&B group Tower of Power will be at the City National Civic Auditorium in San Jose, California. War put out their album Evolutionary this year which contains half new material and half of a their greatest hits. This is the bands only show together as of right now with War then playing the City National Grove in Anaheim, California on the 26th and Tower of Power playing the Wilbur Theatre in Boston, Massachusetts on the 29th.
12/20 Opeth, In Flames, and Red Fang at the Metropolis - Limited Tickets Available
Popular metal bands Opeth and In Flames are on tour and are playing the Metropolis in Montreal, Canada on the 20th. The bands who got their start in Sweden in the 90’s, put out new records this year with Opeth releasing Pale Communion and In Flames releasing Siren Charms. Both albums are the bands eleventh to date. The tour which features opening act Red Fang from Portland will be opening. The tour stops in different cities in the Northeast this week with performances in Philadelphia on the 17th, New York City on the 18th, and Worcester, Massachusetts on the 19th.