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Photos: Volbeat, Killswitch Engage kick off tour at Coney Island Amphitheater

Posted by on August 10, 2016

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It’s not always that often that new venues open, particularly in New York City. In fact, between Roseland (on a big scale) and The Acheron, Trash Bar and Grand Victory (on a smaller scale), we seem to be losing venues quicker than gaining them. However, the Coney Island Amphitheater opened in late June, and appears to be off to a pretty solid start. Volbeat and Killswitch Engage chose the new venue to kick off their monthlong tour, and it was a resounding success. A hometown show of sorts for Volbeat guitarist Rob Caggiano and Killswitch Engage singer Jesse Leach, who lives here now, it even had a special guest appearance, as Misfits’ Jerry Only joined Volbeat, a band that was certainly influenced by him, for a cover of his band’s “Angelfuck.” Metal Insider contributing photographer Melinda Oswandel was on hand to shoot the proceedings.  You can see the remaining tour dates below.

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Killswitch Engage

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8/11 Pittsburgh, PA @ Stage AE
8/12 Detroit, MI @ Masonic Temple Theater (Volbeat and Black Wizard only)
8/13 Columbus, OH @ Express Live
8/15 Tulsa, OK @ Brady Theater
8/16 Dallas, TX @ The Bomb Factory
8/21 Madison, WI @ Alliant Energy Center – Exhibition Hall
8/23 Des Moines, IA @ 7 Flags Event Center
8/24 Brookings, SD @ Swiftel Center
8/25 Fargo, ND @ Scheels Arena
8/27 Edmonton, AB @ Rexall Place
8/28 Regina, SK @ Exraz Place
8/30 Calgary, AB @ Grey Eagle Event Center
9/05 Seattle, WA @ WaMu Theater
9/06 Spokane, WA @ Star Theater @ Spokane Arena
9/07 Boise, ID @ Taco Bell Arena
9/09 Salt Lake City, UT @ The Complex

 

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