Anthrax is ready to lead this year's Metal Alliance trek.  The outing is scheduled to kick off tonight in Anaheim, California, and will also feature performances from Exodus, High on Fire, Municipal Waste, Shadows Fall, and Holy Grail.  They're all currently scheduled to stay on the road through next month, wrapping things up on April 21st with the second of two shows at New York's Irving Plaza.  The third annual Metal Alliance Tour comes on the heals of a new release from Anthrax.  The metal vets released their covers EP "Anthems" earlier this week. 

2013 Metal Alliance Tour Dates: 

3/22 -- Anaheim, CA -- House of Blues 
3/23 -- Las Vegas, NV -- House of Blues 
3/24 -- Tempe, AZ -- Marquee Theatre 
3/25 -- San Diego, CA -- House of Blues 
3/27 -- West Hollywood, CA -- House of Blues 
3/28 -- San Francisco, CA -- Regency Ballroom 
3/29 -- Portland, OR -- The Crystal Ballroom 
3/30 -- Vancouver, BC -- Commodore Ballroom 
3/31 -- Seattle, WA -- Showbox SoDo 
4/2 -- Denver, CO -- Summit Music Hall 
4/4 -- Minneapolis, MN -- First Avenue 
4/6 -- Chicago, IL -- House of Blues 
4/6 -- Detroit, MI -- The Fillmore Detroit 
4/7 -- Cincinnati, OH -- Bogarts 
4/9 -- Dallas, TX -- House of Blues 
4/10 -- Houston, TX -- House of Blues 
4/12 -- Lake Buena Vista, FL -- House of Blues 
4/13 -- Charlotte, NC -- Tremont Music Hall 
4/14 -- Silver Spring, MD -- The Fillmore 
4/16 -- Cleveland, OH -- House of Blues 
4/18 -- Philadelphia, PA -- Theatre of the Living Arts 
4/20 -- New York, NY -- Irving Plaza 
4/21 -- New York, NY -- Irving Plaza