Mushroomhead 2013 tour with Corvus, Lydia Can’t Breathe, ionia, Chernobog, and Dead In Seconds.

Lydia Can’t Breathe

About Mushroomhead

Mushroomhead is n American heavy metal band from Cleveland, Ohio. The band formed in 1993 in the Cleveland Warehouse District.

Mushroomhead achieved recognition by combining an avant-garde sound with horror film-inspired imagery, featuring masks and costumes. Additionally, their unique live shows, which are usually held at smaller venues, contribute to their popularity.

The band has released eight full-length albums and 15 music videos, despite undergoing many changes in their lineup, with drummer Steve Felton being the only consistent member.

About Lydia Can’t Breathe

Lydia Can’t Breathe, an American rock band from Central Florida, boasts of four talented members: Kyle Bolduc (lead vocals, guitar), Dan Wilson (guitar), Shad Roundy (bass, background vocals), and Josh Runfeldt (drums). All born in the United States, they formed the band in 2005 and are recognized for their humorous personalities.


About ionia

Ionia was a genre-defying alternative rock band that seamlessly blended elements of metal to create a sound that was uniquely their own. The members of Ionia forged their own path in the music industry. In addition, their music characterized downtempo tracks infused with emotionally charged post-hardcore style lyrics.

About Chernobog

Chernobog, hailing from Sacramento, California, was a unique force in the metal music scene. This innovative band took a different approach to the genre, fusing traditional metal roots with newer styles to create a sound that was truly their own.

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Mushroomhead 2013 Tour

About the Venue

Ace of Spades, a music venue located in the bustling R Street Corridor of downtown Sacramento, opened its doors in 2011. It has played a crucial role in the growth of R Street as an entertainment district, offering a wide range of concerts alongside a vibrant collection of bars, restaurants, shops, and lofts.

Cavalera Conspiracy headlining a fall tour of North America in 2011, with Otep, and Earth Crisis at the Ace of Spades in Sacramento, CA on 11-4-11.

Earth Crisis

About OTEP

OTEP is an American heavy metal band that was formed in 2000. The band has a unique blend of alternative metal, nu-metal, and punk rock, combined with frontwoman Otep Shamaya’s powerful vocals and thought-provoking lyrics. The band’s music is often political, tackling issues such as social justice, human rights, and animal rights.

OTEP’s lineup has gone through several changes over the years, but frontwoman Otep Shamaya has remained a constant presence. Additionally, Shamaya’s vocals are both haunting and powerful. Her voice has a range that can go from a whisper to a scream in a matter of seconds. The band’s musicians are equally talented, with their heavy riffs and intricate rhythms complementing Shamaya’s vocals perfectly.

OTEP has released several highly acclaimed albums, including “Sevas Tra,” “The Ascension,” and “Kult 45.” Their music often features elements of spoken word poetry, adding an extra layer of intensity and depth to their already powerful lyrics.

In addition to their music, OTEP has actively participated in numerous causes over the years, including speaking out against police brutality, advocating for LGBTQ+ rights, and raising awareness about domestic violence. OTEP’s music is not just about entertainment, but also about making a positive change in the world.

About Earth Crisis

Earth Crisis is an American hardcore punk band that formed in 1989. The band’s intense sound charecterizes their music, combining elements of metal and punk with fast-paced rhythms, heavy riffs, and socially conscious lyrics. Earth Crisis is considered one of the pioneers of the vegan straight-edge movement, advocating for animal rights and environmentalism.

The band’s core members have remained consistent, including vocalist Karl Buechner, guitarist Scott Crouse, and bassist Ian Edwards. Earth Crisis has released several highly acclaimed albums, including “Destroy the Machines,” “Gomorrah’s Season Ends,” and “Slither.”

Earth Crisis’ lyrics often deal with themes of social and political activism, with a focus on animal rights, environmentalism, and anti-capitalism. Moreover, Buechner’s intense and passionate vocals deliver the band’s message of which the band’s driving rhythms and heavy instrumentation back.

In addition to their music, the band supports many causes, including promoting veganism and animal liberation, speaking out against police brutality, and advocating for environmental justice. Furthermore, Earth Crisis’ music and activism have had a major impact on the scene.