March 19, 2013


Detroit, Michigan’s BATTLECROSS will be spending their summer in the most metal of ways: performing on the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Fest 2013. They will be performing on the Jagermeister Stage with Machine Head, Job for a Cowboy, Butcher Babies, and Huntress. BATTLECROSS are currently at Audiohammer Studios with producer Mark Lewis to record their sophomore album. New music, art and other new album info will be unveiled over the next few months, leading up to the festival.

In addition to the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Fest, BATTLECROSS had previously confirmed their appearance at this year’s Orion Music & More Festival in their hometown of Detroit, MI. The lineup, of course, features festival founders Metallica along with Red Hot Chili Peppers, Deftones, Rise Against, and many more.

Pursuit of Honor‘s three singles ‘Push Pull Destroy,’ ‘Man of Stone’ and ‘Breaking You,’ spent more than 50 combined weeks on Sirius XM Liquid Metal ‘Devil’s Dozen’ list of most requested songs, with ‘Push Pull Destroy’ at the top spot for five weeks last spring. The accompanying video has racked up more than 1.7 million views on YouTube: and was the break-out track for these high-energy thrashers.

06/29 San Bernardino, CA San Manuel Amphitheater
06/30 Mountain View, CA Shoreline Amphitheatre
07/02 Nampa, ID Idaho Center Amphitheatre
07/03 Auburn, WA White River Amphitheatre
07/05 Phoenix, AZ Desert Sky Pavilion
07/06 Albuquerque, NM Isleta Amphitheatre
07/07 Englewood, CO Fiddler’s Green Ampitheatre
07/10 Toronto, ON CA Molson Canadian Amphitheatre
07/12 Burgettstown, PA First Niagara Pavilion
07/13 Scranton, PA Toyota Pavilion
07/14 Darien Center, NY Darien Lake Performing Arts Center
07/16 Mansfield, MA Comcast Center
07/17 Bangor, ME Bangor Waterfront
07/19 Camden, NJ Susquehanna Bank Center
07/20 Saratoga Springs, NY Saratoga Performing Arts Center
07/21 Hartford, CT The Comcast Theatre
07/23 Holmdel, NJ PNC Bank Arts Center
07/24 Bristow, VA Jiffy Lube Live
07/26 Noblesville, IN Klipsch Music Center
07/27 Tinley Park, IL First Midwest Bank Ampitheatre
07/28 Clarkston, MI DTE Energy Music Theatre
07/30 Atlanta, GA Lakewood Amphitheatre
07/31 Tampa, FL Live Nation Amphitheatre
08/02 Austin, TX TBA
08/03 The Woodlands, TX Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
08/04 Dallas, TX Gexa Energy Pavilion


March 15, 2013

– February 25th, 2013 –

It’s official! Orion is back and in 2013 they’re bringing the weekend-long Metallica music + more experience to Detroit, Michigan on June 8-9, 2013. Joining the Orion Music & More festival is Detroit’s very own BATTLRCROSS who will be playing with the likes of the Red Hot Chili Peppers, the Deftones, the Dropkick Murphys, Tomahawk, Death, The Dillinger Escape Plan, and of course, the mighty Metallica.

“Truly literally a dream come true. All of our lives we have been inspired by Metallica and nothing will ever top this. We are so thankful to all of the people who have gotten us to this point and we are even more honored that this year’s Orion Music & More will be played this year in our hometown of Detroit. Thank you to everyone who has supported us. Detroit is going to rage this soon and we can’t wait to see everyone come and see what Detroit is all about.” comments guitarist Tony Asta.

Check out the full lineup HERE and stay tuned to Orion’s official website or sign up for the newsletter for ticket on-sale date and more! Orion Music & More will also include a custom car & motorcycle show, Hit the Lights films, Kirk’s Crypt, Vans half pipe, and a Metallica Museum.

And in case you missed it, check out the video announcing the lineup HERE.

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