The third installment of the U.S. Gigantour the acclaimed traveling heavy music festival launched in 2005 by MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine officially launched last night (Saturday, April 12) in Denver, Colorado with headliner MEGADETH, Swedish metal band IN FLAMES, Finland's CHILDREN OF BODOM, Arizona's modern extreme act JOB FOR A COWBOY and Oakland, CA heavy power trio HIGH ON FIRE. The 29-date trek will criss-cross North America and is scheduled to wrap May 22 in Phoenix, Arizona.CHILDREN OF BODOM's setlist for the Denver concert was as follows: 01. Six Pounder
02. Living Dead Beat
03. In Your Face
04. Hate Me!
05. Hellhounds On My Trail
06. Angels Don't Kill
08. Downfall CHILDREN OF BODOM's new album, "Blooddrunk", has been certified gold in Finland for sales in excess of 15,000 copies. After a number one single last month, the band has again stormed the Finnish chart, with "Blooddrunk" going gold on pre-sales alone, before it has even been officially released a first for the band.
The CD, which is scheduled for release in North America on April 15 via Spinefarm/Fontana International, is available as a full-album stream on the band's MySpace page.