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Tag Archives: Gigantour

Newsted Premieres New Song, Reveals Details About Full-Length Debut

Posted by on June 5, 2013

Jason Newsted made it clear from the start that the Metal EP was just a taste of what to expect from his aptly named solo project Newsted’s full-length debut. Now fans can look forward to hearing the ex-Metallica bassist’s debut album on August 6 (just in time for Gigantour). Titled Heavy Metal Music, the album […]

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Jason Newsted Says “There’s A Chance” He Could Play A Metallica Song With Dave Mustaine On Gigantour

Posted by on May 28, 2013

When Jason Newsted’s solo band was confirmed for this summer’s Gigantour, many fans asked the same question: would the former Metallica bassist join Megadeth mainman/fellow ex-member onstage to jam? Well according to Newsted, there’s definitely a chance of that happening this summer. During an interview with Skulls N Bones prior to his NYC show, the bassist […]

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Black Label Society Confirmed For Megadeth’s Gigantour, Dates Announced

Posted by on May 3, 2013

If you watched the live stream of the Revolver Golden Gods last night, then you also saw a few commercials teasing this year’s Gigantour. Those commercials pretty much confirmed the final and long rumored addition to Megadeth’s touring festival: Black Label Society. And now we know when exactly the tour will come to a town […]

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Newsted Confirmed For Megadeth’s Gigantour

Posted by on April 30, 2013

And so our top 5 continues to be proven wrong. Megadeth has just confirmed another band that will appear at this year’s Gigantour: Newsted, the new solo project of ex-Metallica bassist Jason Newsted. “Massive news! Metallica fans get ready! Jason Newsted come on down. Newsted is the next contestant on Gigantour 2013. Tear it up!!!, […]

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Hellyeah Confirmed For Megadeth’s Gigantour

Posted by on April 29, 2013

In last week’s top 5, there was one “supergroup” who we forgot as a possible candidate to play Megadeth’s Gigantour this year. That group would be Hellyeah. And as it turns out, they will indeed be onstage with Dave Mustaine as part of the festival tour. Hellyeah revealed this past weekend that they will be […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 5: Potential Groups To Play Gigantour 2013

Posted by on April 22, 2013

Metal Insider’s Top 5 is a column where we count down the top five of…well basically anything. Last week, Dave Mustaine revealed that David Draiman’s Device will be playing Gigantour 2013. Shortly after, the group Death Division (featuring ex- Hellyeah/Nothingface bassist Jerry Montano and Morbid Angel/ex-Divine Heresy drummer Tim Yeung, and who just so happen to be […]

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David Draiman Helped Megadeth With New Album

Posted by on April 1, 2013

While Dave Mustaine is hoping that Willie Nelson will contribute to the new Megadeth album in some fashion, there’s already one big time collaborator he can confirm. As it turns out, Disturbed frontman David Draiman actually stopped by the studio to help shape some of the new tunes. While Mustaine first let it slip during […]

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Dave Mustaine Says Megadeth Has Found A New Label, Gigantour Will Return This Year

Posted by on January 24, 2013

Here’s two things we knew for certain: 1) Megadeth has been in the studio working on a new album, and 2) It won’t be released by Roadrunner Records. Well according to Dave Mustaine, Megadeth has already found a new label home. So who is the label that will be releasing Megadeth’s 14th studio album? Well… […]

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Headbangers’ Brawl 11/2: Will Ozzfest Return To America In 2013?

Posted by on November 2, 2012

Headbangers’ Brawl is a weekly column where Metal Insider’s contributors take a moment to debate and analyze opposing sides of a topical issue occurring in the world of metal and/or the music industry. On May 11 and 12, 2013, Ozzfest will make its grand return… in Japan. Ok, so this is probably a bigger deal for fans who […]

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Today In Obvious: Motörhead/Megadeth Pregnancy Story Was A Fake

Posted by on April 19, 2012

Fuse was the first outlet to break the story of a Craigslist post purporting to be from a 28 year-old blue-haired lady looking for the guy who knocked her up at the Chicago Gigantour stop. After that, a lot of metal blogs picked up on it (including us), but beyond that, it became a legitimate […]

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