With Special Guests Kerry King and Malevolence
UNCASVILLE, CT (February 6, 2024) –– Today, GRAMMY® Award-nominated Metal titans Lamb of God and GRAMMY® Award-winning band Mastodon announce the co-headlining Ashes Of Leviathan Tour. The tour finds the two iconic bands joining forces to celebrate the 20th anniversary of two seminal releases: Lamb of God’s biggest-selling album Ashes of the Wake and Mastodon’s acclaimed sophomore album Leviathan, which were both released on August 31, 2004. Both bands will perform their respective albums in full. Special guests Kerry King and Malevolence will support throughout the tour, including the 6:00pm show on Saturday, August 3rd at Mohegan Sun Arena.
Tickets to see these dynamic bands go on sale Friday, February 9th at 10:00am via Ticketmaster.com. Lamb of God & Mastodon fans can purchase tickets at the Mohegan Sun Box Office beginning on Saturday, February 10th, subject to availability.
Both bands will be supporting a charity of their choice throughout the tour, and fans will have the opportunity to opt-in to donate at checkout when buying their tickets. Lamb of God will support the Living The Dream Foundation, which makes dreams come true for music fans living with life threatening illnesses. Dream Days include hanging out onstage, backstage, and special meet and greets with their favorite bands and artists. To learn more, visit HERE.
Mastodon will support the Hirshberg Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research. After their manager Nick John tragically passed away from pancreatic cancer in 2018, Mastodon partnered with the organization and has raised nearly $60,000 to fight the disease and support researchers and patients around the globe. The Hirshberg Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research is focused on finding a cure for pancreatic cancer, and empowering patients and families whose lives are touched by this disease. Founded in 1997, the Hirshberg Foundation funds groundbreaking scientific research, provides patient education and support, and sustains hope that this cancer will be eradicated once and for all. To learn more, visit HERE.
Lamb of God’s most recent studio offering, 2022’s Omens, notably marked the band’s sixth consecutive Top 15 debut on the Billboard 200 in addition to capturing #1 on the Top Hard Rock Albums Chart, #3 on the Top Album Sales Chart, #3 on the Top Rock Albums Chart, and #5 on the Top Vinyl Albums Chart. Not to mention, it has amassed an unprecedented 60 million streams and counting. Get it HERE and be on the lookout for more from Lamb Of God soon.
Mastodon’s latest studio album, Hushed and Grim, a double LP recorded at the band’s Atlanta studio, Ember City, was produced by David Bottrill (Tool, Rush, Muse, Peter Gabriel). This album, their most expansive song-cycle to date, features 15 distinct tracks and achieved their third consecutive #1 debut on the Billboard Hard Rock Albums Chart. Hushed and Grim also earned them a GRAMMY® Award nomination for the track “Pushing The Tides.” Additionally, the album’s single “Teardrinker” secured a top 10 position on the Rock radio charts, a further testament to the band’s widespread acclaim. Listen HERE.
ABOUT MOHEGAN SUN ARENA
Mohegan Sun Arena, one of the busiest sports and entertainment venues in the world today, was awarded the 2024 Newsweek Readers’ Choice award for “Best Casino with Live Entertainment in America”. In 2021, the 10,000-seat Arena also received its first “#1 Indoor Arena” ranking for its size in the world from Pollstar and VenuesNow. Mohegan Sun Arena is consistently recognized among the top five venues in the United States, and also in 2021 was named “Innovator of the Year” by Celebrity Access for its ViacomCBS residency during the pandemic. In recent years, the “Most Beloved Venue in America” has also been named the “World’s Best Casino Venue,” by Best of Hartford Magazine, and is a seven-time national award winner for “Arena of the Year” by the Academy of Country Music Awards and G2E Las Vegas. For more information on concerts and other great events, visit Mohegan Sun. For information on this week’s schedule, call the Entertainment and Special Events hotline at 1.888.226.7711.
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