Testament Bring Dark Roots of Trash Tour to NYC

Testament bring their Dark Roots of Trash tour to New York City's Best Buy Theater

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Testament bring their Dark Roots of Trash tour to New York City's Best Buy Theater. Photos by Michel Dussack
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First on the four band bill was Australian metal band 4ARM. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Danny Tomb, vocalist and guitarist for 4ARM. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Lead guitarist Johnny Glovasa headbanging as he plays. Unfortunately, the band had an early set and the venue wasn't quite full for their Impressive set. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Next up was Arizona based thrash band Flotsam and Jetsam. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Ed Carlson, one of the band's two guitarists. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Michael Gilbert, the band's other guitarist. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Eric A. Knutson, vocalist for Flotsam and Jetsam, has been in the band since 1983. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Eddie Trunk, host of That Metal Show and a DJ on Q104.3, introduced Overkill before their set. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Overkill's singer Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth, one of two original members still in the band since 1980. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Bassist D.D. Verni, the other original member in the New Jersey based thrash band. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Dave Linsk, lead guitarist for Overkill. The crowd really started to rock out during their set, with dozens of crowdsurfers raining over the barricade in the front. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Derek "The Skull" Tailer, rhythm guitarist for Overkill. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Legendary trash rockers Testament hit the stage a few minutes ahead of schedule, and quickly blasted into an aggressive set. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Chuck Billy, vocalist for Testament. The band opted to use their own lighting rig, which included strong blue and red LED lights and lots of strobes. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Alex Skolnick, lead guitarist for Testament. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Bassist Greg Christian primarily stayed towards the back of the stage during the band's set. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Eric Peterson, who plays both rhythm and lead guitar for the band, depending on the song. Photos by Michel Dussack
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This show was part of the band's second tour in support of their 2012 album "Dark Roots of Earth". Photos by Michel Dussack
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However, their set was an even mix of material old and new, much to the energetic crowd's delight. For the crowd, there was no more fitting of a way to spend Valentine's Day than with Testament. Photos by Michel Dussack
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