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Testament Performs at Sirius XM's Studios as Part of the Artist Confidential Series
posted on 2009-08-12
Testament with SiriusXM host Lou Brutus
After conquering Europe all summer long on tour, including highlights such as performing to 80,000+ rabid fans at the 20th Anniversary of Wacken, culminating over 189 show on their World TourÖ TESTAMENT made a stop in New York City for a special taping of SIRIUS XMís Artist Confidential series. Artist Confidential is a series honoring the most important and timeless artists in music, The Icons, The legends, The Artists who are without question the innovators who make their indelible mark.
Testament were invited into Sirius/XMís NYC studios to sit down for candid interviews, intimate conversations with fans + an electric live performance combing early Testament classics as well as 2 new tracks from their award winning , Golden God Album of the Year 2008 release - ìThe Formation Of Damnationî (Nuclear Blast) .
Artists who have appeared in the SIRIUS XM series include Paul McCartney, Santana, Coldplay, Bryan Adams, Phil Collins, Gloria Estefan, Don Henley, Bonnie Raitt, Def Leppard, Rush, Smashing Pumpkins, Pink, James Taylor, Sting, Bob Weir and over 100 others. The show is scheduled to air later this year on SIRIUS XMís Liquid Metal, SIRIUS channel 27 and XM channel 42.
TESTAMENT tore thorough a blistering six-song set spanning their entire catalog. The set list included: ìOver the Wallî, ìThe New Orderî, ìPractice What You Preachî, ìInto the Pitî, ìMore Than Meets the Eyeî, and ìThe Persecuted Wonít Forgetî
In between songs, the band fielded questions from show host Lou Brutus. TESTAMENT spoke candidly about filming of their early videos, special memories of being on the road, the bandís history, the reformation of the original line up of the band, and the recording of their new ìGolden Godsî Award Winning Record, ìThe Formation of Damnation."
Upcoming TESTAMENT Tour Dates!
9/12 ñ MONTERREY, MEXICO ñ MONTERREY ARENA
9/13 ñ MEXICO CITY, MEXICO ñ CUERVO SALON
9/17 - OSAKA ñ BIG CAT - w/ Kreator
9/19 ñ KAWASAKI - CLUB CITTA - w/ Exodus, Kreator, Heathen
9/20 ñ KAWASAKI - CLUB CITTA - w/ Exodus, Kreator, Heathen
9/21 ñ NAGOYA - ELL