Avenged Sevenfold With Deftones and Ghost B.C. at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino – Saturday October 26th








Hail to the King is the sixth studio album by American band Avenged Sevenfold on Warner Bros. Records. It was released on August 23, 2013 in New Zealand and Australia, and was released on iTunes on August 27, 2013 and in North America on the same day. The album was produced by Mike Elizondo. This marks the first album with new drummer Arin Ilejay, who joined the band as a touring drummer in 2011 before becoming an official member in 2013. This is also the first Avenged Sevenfold album without any musical contributions from the band’s late drummer, Jimmy “The Rev” Sullivan. The album is a commercial and critical success, reaching number 1 on the Billboard 200. This marks Avenged Sevenfold’s second album to top the Billboard chart as well as their first to reach number 1 in the UK, topping the UK Albums Chart. It also topped the Canadian, Brazilian and Irish album charts. Hail To The King was recently proclaimed “the band’s crowning achievement” by Revolver Magazine. To purchase “Hail To The King” on iTunes, click HERE.  http://smarturl.it/hailtotheking.itunes

In addition to tickets, we will have a limited number of VIP packages available when the general onsale starts. Click HERE (http://www.ticketmaster.com/artist/840047?ac_link=A7X13_leader_lock_search ) to get yours now!

– One (1) Premium Reserved Ticket in the First 10 Rows (where available) OR One (1) GA Ticket
– One (1) Early Entry into venue
– One (1) Guided onstage tour of instruments and backline with photo
– One (1) Entry into a drawing for a chance to watch the show from stage or pit (4 winners per show)
– One (1) Deluxe Physical CD of “Hail To The King” (to be delivered by mail on release date)
– One (1) Digital Deluxe copy of “Hail To The King” + Download of HTTK Single
– One (1) Numbered Glow-in-the-Dark Deathbat Poster
– One (1) Exclusive A7X Commemorative Laminate
– Pre-show Merch Shopping Access

– One (1) Premium Reserved Ticket in Rows 11-20 (where available) OR One (1) GA Ticket
– One (1) Early Entry into venue
– One (1) Entry into a drawing for a chance to watch the show from stage or pit (4 winners per show)
– One (1) Deluxe Physical CD of “Hail To The King” (to be delivered by mail on release date)
– One (1) Digital Deluxe copy of “Hail To The King” + Download of HTTK Single
– One (1) Numbered Glow-in-the-Dark Deathbat Poster
– One (1) Exclusive A7X Commemorative Laminate
– Pre-show Merch Shopping Access

– Two (2) GA Tickets and/or reserved seats together
– One (1) entry into a drawing for a chance to watch the show from stage or pit (1 pair of winners per show)
– Two (2) Digital Deluxe copies of “Hail To The King” + Download of HTTK Single
– Two (2) Exclusive A7X Commemorative Laminates
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Avenged Sevenfold also announced the Hail To The King Tour – a massive headlining U.S. arena tour to take place this October and the band’s first full scale American tour since 2011. The run of dates will kick off in Chicago, IL on Thursday, October 3rd and wrap up on October 26th in Las Vegas, NV. Supporting the band on all dates will be special guests Deftones and Ghost B.C. See below for a complete list of dates. Venues and on-sale information will be revealed in the coming weeks.

Additionally, starting today fans of Avenged Sevenfold can pre-order a special, limited-edition box set of Hail To The King (available on August 27th). The antique gold colored embossed foil wrapped “treasure box” will feature exclusive Hail To The King artwork and include a deluxe version of the album on CD with a download card to an extra bonus track, an exclusive Canvas Print, a 20-page photo book featuring photos of the band through out the years, a Death Bat Challenge Coin, Death Bat Skeleton Key, an instant download of the new single, and a download of the album on street date. Fans that purchase the box set will also receive pre-sale access to the upcoming U.S. tour. The box is available for purchase HERE and once they sell out no more will be made. http://smarturl.it/hailtotheking.d2c

Hail To The King is the follow up to Avenged Sevenfold’s 5th studio album, Nightmare, which earned the band it’s highest ever debut on the Billboard album chart when it took the Number One spot and spawned three Number One, hit-singles “Nightmare”, “So Far Away” and “Welcome To The Family”. “Nightmare” broke radio records and was the most played current song at Rock Radio for all of 2010. Throughout 2010 and 2011 Avenged Sevenfold toured the world nonstop. They have achieved Diamond, Platinum and Gold awards for album sales in nearly a dozen countries and have sold out arenas the world over and headlined some of the worlds biggest and most prestigious music festivals playing to over one million people. Due to an overwhelming demand from the United States troops abroad, Avenged Sevenfold embarked on a USO tour in the Middle East including stops in Kuwait and tour of Iraq performing for US soldiers stationed abroad.

Avenged Sevenfold made an unprecedented appearance as characters in the Call of Duty Black Ops 2 video game in November 2012. The game was the biggest selling video game of all time and featured the band’s performance of a song written for the game, ‘Carry On,’ which then went on to Top the Billboard Monitor chart on January 13, 2013.

On August 26th, one day before the release of Hail To The King, Avenged Sevenfold will play a free show for their fans at the Hollywood Palladium. The show is a special thank you to their fans and for fans to celebrate the release of the new album with the band. Stay tuned for entry details, which will be revealed in the coming weeks.

Avenged Sevenfold Hail To The King Tour


3rd Chicago, IL

5th Indianapolis, IN

6th Cincinnati, OH

8th Baltimore, MD

9th Boston, MA

12th Bloomington, IL

13th Detroit, MI

15th Atlanta, GA

16th Orlando, FL

18th Houston, TX

19th Dallas, TX

20th San Antonio, TX

22nd Omaha, NE

23rd Oklahoma City, OK

26th Las Vegas, NV

Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino
3950 Las Vegas Blvd. S
Las Vegas, Nevada 89119

Phone (877) 632-7800
Website www.mandalaybay.com
Click Here for Rooms at the Mandalaybay


*All dates with Deftones and Ghost B.C.





About Avenged Sevenfold
Avenged Sevenfold achieved worldwide success with their platinum 2005 breakthrough City Of Evil, which featured the wildly popular single “Bat Country.” The band quickly became known for their spectacular live shows and continues to sell out arenas worldwide. In 2007, their self-titled album Avenged Sevenfold debuted at #1 on the Billboard Alternative, Hard, and Rock Charts and #4 on the Billboard Top 200 album chart. It spawned the singles “Almost Easy,” “Afterlife,” and “Scream” and has sold over a million units worldwide. In 2008, the band captured their magnificent stage show on Live in the LBC & Diamonds in the Rough, a live CD/DVD that has since been certified platinum. Over the years, Avenged Sevenfold has built a fanatical fanbase that includes over 14 millions fans on Facebook.

About Deftones

Koi No Yokan, Grammy Award winning band Deftones’ seventh studio album, was released November 13th via Warner Bros Records. It debuted at #11 on the Billboard Charts Top 200 chart, with over 65k sold first week, and spawned two top five hits at Rock Radio with “Tempest” (#2) and “Swerve” (#5). Koi No Yokan has also met with critical acclaim. Revolver named it their “Album of the Year” at the magazines Golden God Awards, SPIN selected it as one of its Top 50 Albums of 2012 and its #5 Metal Album of the Year. The NY Post also hailed it as “one of the best rock albums of the year”. The band has been on the road in support of the release since March 1st. Watch the video for “Swerve City” and find out more on the band’s press site.

About Ghost B.C.

Hailing from Linköping, Sweden, Ghost B.C. released their second psalm INFESTISSUMAM on April 16th via Loma Vista Recordings. The offering debuted today at #1 on the iTunes Rock Album Chart and SPIN hailed INFESTISSUMAM as “one of the most anticipated heavy metal records of 2013.” Ghost B.C. recently wrapped up their Haze Over North America tour, selling out venues across the country. Loudwire described the sold-out Webster Hall date as “…unlike anything you’ve ever experienced”, while San Francisco Weekly declared, “If you get a chance to see this band, we highly recommend it.” Watch their new music video for “Monstrance Clock” HERE.



Book Travel Now for the Ultimate Week-Long UFC Experience
Featuring UFC Fan Expo®, Ultimate Poker® Tournament, UFC Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, Three Days Grace Concert,

Weigh-Ins, UFC® 162: SILVA vs. WEIDMAN and More!


The Ultimate Fighting Championship® (UFC®) and Las Vegas team up for UFC Fight Week, presented by Ultimate Poker®, beginning July 3 and culminating with one of the biggest sporting events of the year, UFC® 162: SILVA vs. WEIDMAN, at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday, July 6.

The second annual UFC Fight Wee will be the ultimate week-long experience for UFC fans. The celebration will feature the largest gathering of fighters and unprecedented access to UFC stars, the biggest UFC Fan Expo® to date, an Ultimate Poker® tournament, UFC Hall of Fame induction ceremony, a free Three Days Grace concert presented by Bud Light®, Tuff-N-Uff MMA tournament, an exclusive UFC fan party, autograph signings, weigh-ins and UFC® 162.

Ultimate Poker®, the exclusive online gaming partner of the UFC, is making history as the first company in the United States to offer legal and secure online poker. During UFC Fight Week™, fans will have the opportunity to participate in exclusive UltimatePoker.com tournaments with special UFC guests and prizes. Details about the tournament will be announced shortly at UltimatePoker.com and UFC.com/FightWeek.

Several of the hottest locations in Las Vegas will host UFC themed events such as MGM Grand Hotel & Casino, Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino, The Palazzo Las Vegas, Golden Nugget Las Vegas, Fremont Street Experience, The D Las Vegas, Golden Gate Casino, El Cortez Hotel & Casino, South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa, and more.

“The UFC has always done a big Vegas show around Fourth of July weekend. Fans from all over the country, tons of people from Brazil and Canada, and as far away as Japan and Australia, are coming to Vegas to see UFC 162 and take part in Fight Week,” said Dana White, UFC president. “Las Vegas is the UFC’s hometown, it’s the fight capital of the world, and we’re proud to contribute to the local economy. The annual Fight Week event in Vegas is the ultimate week-long celebration for UFC fans around the world!”

“Two of the world’s most recognizable brands, UFC and Las Vegas, have developed a strong and successful partnership that delivers unrivaled excitement to millions of loyal fans around the world,” said Rossi Ralenkotter, president/CEO of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority. “Fight Week provides fans with unprecedented access to UFC stars and no destination matches the passion and energy like Las Vegas.”

Events for UFC Fight Week™ are included in the attached poster. Highlights are listed below.

Wednesday, July 3

  •  UFC Community Day:

o UFC fighters will participate in events to support local Las Vegas charities

Thursday, July 4

  •  UFC Downtown

o Meet-and-greets and autograph signings with UFC fighters at select locations at Fremont Street Experience at Golden Nugget Las Vegas, The D Las Vegas, Golden Gate Casino, El Cortez Hotel & Casino

  •  Free Three Days Grace Concert at Fremont Street Experience, presented by Bud Light

Friday, July 5

  •  UFC Fan Expo from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mandalay Bay

o Autograph and Q&A sessions, meet-and-greets, grappling tournaments, seminars, UFC FIT demonstrations, more than 150 exhibitors and more

  •  UFC® 162 Weigh-Ins at 4 p.m. at MGM Grand Garden Arena
  •  UFC Exclusive Party at Lagasse’s Stadium at The Palazzo Las Vegas at 8 p.m.

o UFC party for fans with DJ, food, beverages and special appearances by UFC fighters

  •  Tuff-N-Uff: Future Stars of MMA Tournament at South Point Casino

Saturday, July 6

  •  UFC® 162: SILVA vs. WEIDMAN at Mandalay Bay
  •  UFC Fan Expo from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Mandalay Bay

*All times PST

UFC Fight Club® members will enjoy exclusive members-only benefits during UFC Fight Week™ including VIP access at select events, discount offers on UFC Fan Expo® tickets, UFC®162 pre-sale offers and more. For more information on becoming a UFC Fight Club® member visit www.ufcfightclub.com.

For more information or to purchase tickets to a Fight Week event visit www. lasvegas.com/ufc or www.ufc.com/fightweek. Stay connected with Fight Week news on Facebook (www.Facebook.com/UFC) and Twitter (@UFC) using #UFCFightWeek.

Tickets for UFC®162: SILVA vs. WEIDMAN, presented by BUD LIGHT®, are on sale now and are priced at $1,200, $850, $600, $400, $250 and $125. Tickets are available at all Las Vegas Ticketmaster locations (select Smith’s Food and Drug Centers and Ritmo Latino). Ticket sales are limited to eight (8) per person. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. Tickets also are available for purchase at www.mgmgrand.com or www.ticketmaster.com. Ticket prices do not include applicable service charges.

About The UFC Fan Expo®
The UFC Fan Expo® returns to Las Vegas on Friday, July 5 and Saturday, July 6 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. Fans will have the chance to meet their favorite stars during autograph sessions, meet-and-greets, interactive Q&A sessions, grappling tournaments, training and development seminars, and much more. Over 50 UFC stars are scheduled to appear and more than 150 exhibitors will also be on hand, giving fans the opportunity to purchase and experience some of the best sports and lifestyle products on the market today. A special UFC Hall of Fame induction ceremony will also take place. Tickets and VIP packages are on sale now at www.ufcfanexpo.com.


About the Ultimate Fighting Championship®
Universally recognized for its action-packed, can’t-miss events that have sold out some of the biggest arenas and stadiums across the globe, the UFC® is the world’s premier mixed martial arts (MMA) organization. Owned and operated by Zuffa, LLC, headquartered in Las Vegas and with offices in London, Toronto and Beijing, UFC produces more than 30 live events annually and is the largest pay-per-view event provider in the world. In 2012, the UFC burst into the mainstream with a landmark seven-year broadcast agreement with FOX Sports Media Group. The agreement includes four live events broadcast on the FOX network annually, with additional fight cards and thousands of hours of programming broadcast on FOX properties FX and FUEL TV. This also includes the longest-running sports reality show on television, The Ultimate Fighter®, moving to FOX Sports 1 in September 2013.


In addition to its reach on FOX, UFC programming is broadcast in over 145 countries, to nearly 800 million TV households worldwide, in 28 different languages. UFC content is also distributed commercially in the United States to bars and restaurants through Joe Hand Promotions, in English throughout Canada via Premium Sports Broadcasting Inc. and Australia via Main Event and in French throughout Quebec via Interbox. The UFC also connects with tens of millions of fans through its website, UFC.com, as well as social media sites Facebook and Twitter. UFC President Dana White is considered one of the most accessible and followed executives in sports, with nearly 2.4 million followers on Twitter. Ancillary UFC businesses include best-selling DVDs, an in-home fitness and nutrition program, UFC FIT, an internationally distributed magazine, UFC 360, UFC.TV offering live event broadcasts and video on demand around the world, a new franchise in development with EA, over 90 UFC GYM® locations in 28 states, UFC Fight Club® affinity program, UFC Fan Expo® festivals, branded apparel and trading cards.


About The LVCVA
The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) is charged with marketing Southern Nevada as a tourism and convention destination worldwide, and also with operating the Las Vegas Convention Center and Cashman Center. With more than 150,000 hotel rooms in Las Vegas alone and 10.7 million square feet of meeting and exhibit space citywide, the LVCVA’s mission centers on attracting ever-increasing numbers of leisure and business visitors to the area. For more information, go to LVCVA.com or LasVegas.com.

Fight Week 2013 Schedule of Events

World-famous landscape photographer and Las Vegas local, Peter Lik’s art to be featured on final episode of ABC’s “Desperate Housewives”

World-famous landscape photographer and Las Vegas local, Peter Lik’s
art to be featured on final episode of ABC’s “Desperate Housewives”

World-famous landscape photographer Peter Lik’s work will be featured on the final episode of the highly-rated ABC television series, “Desperate Housewives.” The final episode is scheduled to air in May. 

More than 12 pieces of Lik’s art were purchased and will be featured in the final episode of “Desperate Housewives.”  The pieces, which were purchased from The Caesars Palace gallery, include “Earth’s Elder,” “Mauna Lani,” “Sierra Cascades,” “Kauai Dreaming,” “Endless Summer,” “Kona, Euphoria,” “Creation, Crimson,” “Turning Time,” “Spirit Light” and “Winter Tower,” among others. Lik has four Las Vegas galleries, including Caesars Palace Las Vegas Hotel & Casino, the Forum Shops at Caesars Palace, Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino and the Venetian Las Vegas.


About Peter Lik:

A Master Photographer from both the Australian Institute of Professional Photography (AIPP) and the Professional Photographers of America (PPA). Lik has also been awarded fellowships by the British Institute of Professional Photographers (BIPP) and The Royal Photographic Society (RPS). Based in Las Vegas, LIK USA™ has sold in excess of $200 million of fine art photography. Lik has 13 galleries, with presidents and celebrities among his many collectors. Lik sold his photograph “One,” taken on the banks of the Androscoggin River in New Hampshire, for $1 million and had his classic image “Ghost” included in an exhibition of “Nature’s Best Photography” in the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History in Washington D.C.