GIGANTOUR Schedule Updated

Several new stops have been added to the second annual Gigantour, according to

Originally due to launch Sept. 7 in San Diego, the trek will now get underway Sept. 6 in Boise, ID, and won't hit San Diego until Sept. 9; as a result, the previously announced Sept. 9 show in San Luis Obispo, CA is no longer on the schedule. Meanwhile, new stops have been added in Oklahoma City, OK; Boston; and Atlantic City, NJ.

Second-stage acts INTO ETERNITY, SANCTITY and THE SMASHUP won't be on board for the Phoenix, Oklahoma City and Boston stops, and those three bands, as well as OVERKILL, won't play the Las Vegas show, which is now confirmed to take place at the House of Blues.

Gigantour 2006 features main-stage acts MEGADETH, LAMB OF GOD, OPETH and ARCH ENEMY. The dates are as follows:

Sep. 06 - Boise, ID - Idaho Center
Sep. 08 - Oakland, CA - Oakland Coliseum
Sep. 09 - San Diego, CA - Cox Arena
Sep. 10 - Devore, CA - Hyundai Pavilion
Sep. 12 - Las Vegas, NV - House of Blues
Sep. 13 - Phoenix, AZ - Dodge Theater
Sep. 15 - West Valley City, UT - USANA Amphitheater
Sep. 16 - Englewood, CO - Coors Amphitheatre
Sep. 17 - Albuquerque, NM - Journal Pavilion
Sep. 19 - Oklahoma City, OK - Zoo Amphitheatre
Sep. 21 - Milwaukee, WI - Eagles Ballroom
Sep. 22 - Chicago, IL - Congress Theater
Sep. 23 - Columbus, OH - Nationwide Arena
Sep. 24 - Clarkston, MI - DTE Energy Music Theatre
Sep. 25 - Toronto, Ontario - Molson Amphitheatre
Sep. 27 - Montreal, Quebec - Bell Centre
Sep. 28 - Uniondale, NY - Nassau Coliseum
Sep. 29 - Boston, MA - Bank of America Pavilion
Sep. 30 - Holmdel, NJ - PNC Bank Arts Center
Oct. 01 - Atlantic City, NJ - House of Blues
Oct. 06 - Tampa, FL - St. Pete Times Forum
Oct. 07 - Orlando, FL - Hard Rock Live
Oct. 08 - Sunrise, FL - Bank Atlantic Center


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