U.S. metallers ASHES OF ARES – featuring vocalist Matt Barlow (ex-ICED EARTH), drummer Van Williams (ex-NEVERMORE), and guitarist/bassist Freddie Vidales (ex-ICED EARTH) – will be playing three shows in the northeastern U.S. this May with local support as openers. “We are excited to announce our first series of shows of 2014!” shares ASHES OF ARES vocalist Matt Barlow. “If you get a pre-sale ticket, you will get to hang out for a Meet and Greet along with the show. We will see you for the Metal May-hem!!!” Meet & Greet details will be online soon. ASHES OF ARES tour dates are: 05/16/14 JB McGinnes - New Castle, DE 05/17/14 *Empire - Springfield, VA 05/18/14 Studio @ Webster Hall - New York, NY Click on venue name for pre-sale ticket link. Produced at Morrisound Recording by Jim Morris (DEATH, ICED EARTH, CONTROL DENIED), Ashes Of Ares debuted at #35 on the American Billboard Heatseekers chart and and at #81 on the Billboard Hard Music chart in September 2013. The album can be ordered in CD or vinyl formats from the Nuclear Blast USA Webshop: http://smarturl.it/ashesofares Watch the following ASHES OF ARES videos on YouTube: • “This Is My Hell” official - http://youtu.be/lruVaOJcC0s • “Chalice Of Man” official - http://youtu.be/PEIhzUalGgU • “Dead Man’s Plight” lyric video - http://bit.ly/156LdEp Visit ASHES OF ARES online at: www.ASHESOFARES.com. Like: www.facebook.com/ASHESOFARES Follow: Twitter.com/ASHESOFARES Watch: www.youtube.com/ASHESOFARESOFFICIAL