MEGADETH: Tonight's Manaus Concert Cancelled

MEGADETH's previously announced June 15 concert in Manaus, Brazil has been cancelled. According to a posting on the band's web site, MEGADETH's gear could not be delivered to Manaus.

Commented MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine: "We are really disappointed that the cargo flight was canceled transporting our gear, but it gives us another reason to come back next time."

Fan-filmed video footage of MEGADETH's June 11, 2008 concert at Explanada del Monumental in Lima, Peru can be viewed below (clip uploaded by YouTube user "CLANSMANperu").

The third installment of the U.S. Gigantour the acclaimed traveling heavy music festival launched in 2005 by Dave Mustaine wrapped May 22 in Phoenix, Arizona. The trek officially launched on 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, California heavy power trio HIGH ON FIRE.