SoundBytes: 2 Chainz, Dethklok, the Toadies and more
-- The '90s revival continues! This time, it's the Toadies (Possum Kingdom) and Helmet (Milquetoast) joining forces for a joint tour that'll hit the State Theatre on July 26. Tickets are $23.50. Click here.
-- This year's Scream Like You Mean It Tour is coming to the State Theatre on July 15. This year's lineup: The Acacia Strain, The Chariot, In Fear And Faith, Oceano and more. Tickets are $21. Click here.
-- What is with this slow summer Jannus Live is having? Concerts there are few and far between; looks like the owners are focusing most of their efforts on The Kitchen. Nevertheless, here's a new show to announce: Mississippi rockers Saving Abel, alongside Redlight King, Aranda and Fall From Grace. Tickets go onsale Friday. Click here.
--Two of the biggest names in metal -- including one that started as a cartoon before turning into a reality -- are teaming up for one of the heaviest concert tours of the year. Lamb of God and Metalocalypse's Dethklok will perform at Orlando's Hard Rock Live on Sept. 4, with openers Gojira. Holy hell. Tickets go onsale Friday. Click here.
-- Jay Cridlin, tbt*