MEGADETH's DAVE MUSTAINE Storms Off Stage In Toronto

A BLABBERMOUTH.NET visitor by the name of Tom has submitted the following report from last night's (Sept. 25) Gigantour stop in Toronto, Ontario:

"The [third] song into [headliners MEGADETH's] set ('The Scorpion') Dave [Mustaine, MEGADETH guitarist/vocalist] kept poking at his ear a lot, moving his hair etc., then out of nowhere he took his guitar strap off and just swung his guitar like a baseball bat across the stage, then promptly stormed off stage. The band finished the song then followed him off stage. 10 minutes later, a worker at the venue came on the side mic to tell us there was technical difficulties and they would be resolved in 5 minutes. They proceeded to work on the main mic (Dave's) for 10-15 minutes before Dave came back out, apologized, and played the last hour of the set. I was front and center in the pit, about 8 feet away from Dave and it wasn't clear to anyone around me if the sound was working or not, or if Dave was just being Dave."

MEGADETH's setlist – Toronto, Ontario, Sept. 25, 2006:

01. Blackmail The Universe
02. Set The World Afire
03. The Scorpion
04. Wake Up Dead
05. In My Darkest Hour
06. Devil's Island
07. She Wolf
08. Symphony Of Destruction
09. Take No Prisoners
10. Trust
11. Hangar 18
12. Kick The Chair
13. Washington Is Next!!
14. Tornado Of Souls
15. Peace Sells
16. Holy Wars

The North American installment of Gigantour 2006 kicked off September 6 in Boise, Idaho. The trek features LAMB OF GOD, ARCH ENEMY, OPETH, OVERKILL, THE SMASHUP, INTO ETERNITY and SANCTITY in addition to the headliner MEGADETH.

MEGADETH's new CD, "United Abominations", is scheduled for release in early 2007 via Roadrunner Records.


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