“It’s really cool to hear and watch such a strong young Japanese metal band make solid growth in the world with such unique conviction and invite me to headbang along with them for this special appearance,” says Halford in a statement. “Further proof of the continuing power exchange from the roots of metal into the future metalsphere!”
Other artists performing at this year’s APMAs include A Day to Remember, Of Mice & Men, Papa Roach and Beartooth.
The 2016 Alternative Press Music Awards will be held held July 18 in Columbus, Ohio.
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