JASON NEWSTED: I Will Tour With VOIVOD
Former METALLICA and current VOIVOD bassist Jason Newsted has confirmed plans to tour with the latter outfit following the release of the band's next album, The Multiverse, tentatively due in early March.
"We plan to tour together... the original members and myself," Newsted wrote in an Oct. 11 post on the official Chophouse Records message board. "We're all excited and kicking your collective ass!"
"VOIVOD will be touring next year following the album release," he added in another post dated last Friday, once again implying that the group's participation in the upcoming North American trek headlined by NILE is less than 100% confirmed (a suggestion that has been rejected as false by the tour's booking agent).
The Multiverse is currently being recorded at The Plant in Sausalito, California under the watchful eye of Newsted and co-producer Brian Joseph Dobbs (ECHOBRAIN, MANMADEGOD). The 13-song effort, which is expected to surface through Newsted-owned Chophouse (in association with Surfdog Records), will mark the group's first since the return of original frontman Snake (a.k.a. Denis Belanger) last year.
To comment on a
story or review, you must be logged in to an active personal account on Facebook. Once you're logged in, you will be able to comment. User comments or postings do not reflect the viewpoint of
does not endorse, or guarantee the accuracy of, any user comment. To report spam or any abusive, obscene, defamatory, racist, homophobic or threatening comments, or anything that may violate any applicable laws, use the "Report to Facebook" and "Mark as spam" links that appear next to the comments themselves. To do so, click the downward arrow on the top-right corner of the Facebook comment (the arrow is invisible until you roll over it) and select the appropriate action. You can also send an e-mail to blabbermouthinbox(@)gmail.com with pertinent details.
reserves the right to "hide" comments that may be considered offensive, illegal or inappropriate and to "ban" users that violate the site's Terms Of Service. Hidden comments will still appear to the user and to the user's Facebook friends. If a new comment is published from a "banned" user or contains a blacklisted word, this comment will automatically have limited visibility (the "banned" user's comments will only be visible to the user and the user's Facebook friends).