Recently, NextVR and Live Nation broadcasted live in virtual reality the Killswitch Engage concert, where they performed at the House of Blues in Houston, Texas. Fans got front row and on-stage access as they are transported to an immersive experience featuring this dynamic group performing for the first time in virtual reality.
Killswitch Engage are currently on a co-headlining tour with Anthrax, dubbed “The Killthrax Tour.”
The live VR broadcast will be available for free globally (except in China) through the NextVR app. Fans with a Google Daydream or Samsung Gear VR headset, along with a compatible smartphone, can experience the concert live by downloading the NextVR app from the Oculus store for GearVR or the Google Play store for Daydream.
This concert is part of Live Nation’s multi-year concert series with NextVR. Together, the two companies continue to provide live, virtual reality performances, transforming the way fans interact with artists and iconic venues, making access to live music events easier to achieve.
Broadcasting from multiple vantage points, NextVR and Live Nation deliver fans unprecedented access to live events they may not be able to experience in person. To date, they have broadcasted a Thievery Corporation show as well as Galactic, Robert Randolph & The Family Band, with more to be broadcasted in the coming months.