VICIOUS RUMORS Exclusive DVD Release ‘666 Years Of Blood, Sweat & Cheers’ Coincides With ‘Digital Dictator’ 30th Anniversary Tour


(By Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker, Senior Writer/Journalist, RiffRelevant.com)

Long-running Bay Area metal machine VICIOUS RUMORS announce they will release a special edition DVD to coincide with the launch of an equally special tour this summer.

666 Years Of Blood, Sweat & Cheers” contains the band’s crushing performance at 2017’s Bang Your Head Festival in Germany. The DVD will be available August 31st directly from VICIOUS RUMORS on the upcoming “Digital Dictator 30th Anniversary” North American and European tours. You will be able to obtain it at the live shows or exclusively through VICIOUS RUMORS‘ social media sites.

This must-have video will be available as a limited edition item. The show was filmed with 20 cameras in high-def audio/video, then masterfully edited by Bernhard Baran. This full force footage and audio of the band’s intense live power has been captured and will now be released upon this historical document for all to enjoy.


2018 is the 30th anniversary of the band’s famed “Digital Dictator” album’s release. Many fans consider this sophomore full-length album from the metal powerhouse to be a quintessential recording, a band-defining milestone that would set the bar for other acts to emulate.

Now, what started as a four week / 25 show tour has grown to 45 dates booked in the U.S. and Canada, with a European leg of dates for November in the works. Support for the North American run has now been revealed with California’s NIVIANE present for the first leg and the legendary NWOBHM band CLOVEN HOOF on board for the second leg.

The complete tour itinerary is listed below and you definitely do not want to miss this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to honor VICIOUS RUMORS and this classic album!

8/31: Santa Rosa, CA, University Of Rock
9/1: Red Bluff, CA, Statix Motorsports
9/2: Bend, OR, Domino Room
9/3: Spokane, WA, The Pin
9/4: Portland, OR, Dante’s
9/5: Everett, WA, Tony V’s Garage
9/6: Vancouver BC, Rickshaw Theater
9/7: Lewiston, ID, Third Wheel
9/8: Columbia Falls, MT, Silver Bullet Bar
9/9: Calgary, AB, Distortion
9/10: Edmonton, AN, Rendezvous pub
9/11: Regina, SK, Cloud 9 Live
9/12: Winnipeg, MB, Park Theater
9/13: Moorhead, MN, The Garage Bar
9/14: Sioux Falls, SD, Biggs Bar
9/15: Minneapolis MN, Lee’s Liquor Lounge
9/16: Madison WI, The Anexx / Red Zone
9/18: Kansas City, MO, Riot Room
9/19: Des Moines, IA, Gas Lamp
9/20: Dubuque, IA, The Lift
9/21: Chicago IL, Reggie’s
9/22: Akron, OH, Empire Concert Club
9/23: Wilmington DE, Bar XIII
9/24: Chesapeake, VA, The Riffhouse
9/25: Charlotte, NC, The Milestone
9/26: Atlanta, GA, Masquerade
9/28: Tulsa, OK, The Vanguard
9/29: Wichita, KS, The Elbow Room
9/30: Lakewood, CO, Silver Music Hall
10/1: SLC, UT, Metro Music Hall
10/2: Idaho Falls, ID, The Gem
10/3: Boise, ID, The Shredder
10/5: Sacramento, Ca, Holy Diver
10/6: Ventura, CA, Frost n Fire Festival
10/7: Mesa, AZ, Red Club
10/8: Tucson, AZ, House of Barbs
10/9: El Paso, TX,  Rockhouse
10/10: Odessa, TX, Gabby Doo’s
10/11: North Richland Hills,TX, The Hideout
10/12: Houston, TX, White Oak Music Hall
10/13: San Antonio, TX, Bonds Rock Bar
10/14: Austin, TX, Come And Take It Live
10/16: Albuquerque, NM, Leo’s Upstairs Bar
10/17: Flagstaff, AZ, The Orpheum Theatre

10/19: Los Angeles, CA, Wherehouse Huntington Park

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Formerly known as Dragon so you probably already know my deal. METAL & ROCK! Nearly 40 years involved in it, every style, genre & sub genre you can imagine. I'm as real as it gets... come put me to the test.
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