Tag Archives: Gigantour

This Is The Opposite Of A ‘Missed Connection’

Posted by on April 11, 2012

We here at Metal Insider are all about the music, but it doesn’t mean we’re not above doing some public service every now and then. Take, for example, this Craigslist posting from Chicago. Let it not be said that the Gigantour doesn’t bring people together. Specifically, it seems like it brought together a Hot Topic couple […]

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Motörhead Forced To Sit Out Of Last Night’s Gigantour Date In Denver

Posted by on February 29, 2012

There’s only a few more dates left in this year’s Gigantour. Sadly, though, fans in Denver missed out on seeing the complete package. It was revealed yesterday that Motörhead were not able to perform last night’s show at the Fillmore Auditorium in Denver, Colorado. The band was forced to cancel their set prior to doors opening […]

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Lemmy Confirms That Motörhead Will Be Playing This Year’s Mayhem Fest

Posted by on February 27, 2012

On March 5, Mayhem Fest will officially announce the “major special guest” set to appear on the main stage with Slipknot and Slayer. However, it’s been long believed that Motörhead will be playing the touring festival’s third vacant slot. And now we have confirmation for Mr. Lemmy Kilmister himself. In numerous interviews, Lemmy has confirmed […]

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Win A Pair Of Tickets To Gigantour’s Date In Denver, Colorado

Posted by on February 17, 2012

Earlier this month, we gave you the chance to win a pair of tickets to five separate dates of this year’s Gigantour, featuring Megadeth, Motörhead, Volbeat and Lacuna Coil. Four of the dates have come and gone, while we’re just about to pick the winner for the show in Universal City, CA. However, we’ve just received […]

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Win A Pair Of Tickets To An Upcoming Gigantour Date!

Posted by on February 6, 2012

This past weekend, we here at Metal Insider got the chance to see this year’s Gigantour, featuring Megadeth, Motörhead, Volbeat and Lacuna Coil. And believe us when we say that all four bands killed it onstage. That’s why we’re extremely happy to announce that we are giving you the chance to win a pair of […]

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Megadeth Joined Onstage By Cristina Scabbia, While Volbeat Perform First Show With Hank Shermann

Posted by on January 27, 2012

Last night (January 26), Gigantour kicked off at the Susquahana Bank Arena, in Camden, NJ. The start of the first Gigantour in the States since 2008 also proved to include some special highlights. First up, Megadeth were joined by Lacuna Coil singer Cristina Scabbia for a rendition of “A Tout Le Monde.” Though it originally appeared […]

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Video: Lacuna Coil Perform Acoustic Set At NJ’S Vintage Vinyl

Posted by on January 26, 2012

With so much buzz surrounding Lamb Of God’s Resolution, we almost forgot that Lacuna Coil’s new album Dark Adrenaline came out this week as well. While their set on Gigantour will surely help, it’s a shame that the album hasn’t gotten  more attention since many feel that the album finds the band returning to their […]

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Volbeat Tap Mercyful Fate Guitarist For Gigantour

Posted by on December 19, 2011

Last month, Volbeat announced that they had parted ways with guitarist Thomas Bredahl. At the time, it wasn’t clear whether the band would fulfill their upcoming tour commitments as a trio or with a temporary replacement. Well today, the Danish metal rockabilly band announced that they have tapped none other than Mercyful Fate guitarist Hank […]

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Gigantour 2012 Tour Dates Revealed

Posted by on November 1, 2011

Back in September, it was confirmed that Motörhead, Volbeat, and Lacuna Coil would take part in the return of Megadeth’s Gigantour this coming January. And today, the dates for the first Gigantour since 2008 were revealed. The 2012 edition finds the four bands performing in both theatres and small arenas/amphitheatres, kicking off at the Susquehanna Bank […]

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Motörhead, Volbeat, And Lacuna Coil Confirmed For Megadeth’s Gigantour

Posted by on September 27, 2011

Last week, Dave Mustaine let it slip that Megadeth would be touring with Motörhead, Volbeat, and Lacuna Coil next year. At the time, though, it was unclear whether Megadeth would be touring with each band separately or if they’d be touring with all three as part of Gigantour. Earlier today, though, it was confirmed that […]

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