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More GIGANTOUR Dates Announced

More dates have been announced for Gigantour, a six-week festival trek co-headlined by MEGADETH and DREAM THEATER, who will be accompanied by other main-stage acts FEAR FACTORY, THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN and NEVERMORE. Artists confirmed for the second stage include DRY KILL LOGIC, SYMPHONY X and BOBAFLEX. The dates so far are as follows: Jul. ...

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GIGANTOUR: More Tour Dates Revealed

More dates have been announced for Gigantour, a six-week festival trek co-headlined by MEGADETH and DREAM THEATER, who'll be accompanied by other main-stage acts FEAR FACTORY, THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN and NEVERMORE. Artists confirmed for the second stage include DRY KILL LOGIC and SYMPHONY X. The dates so far are as follows: Jul. 21 - ...

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MEGADETH, ANNIHILATOR, DESTRUCTION Members Comment On METAL CHURCH Singer's Passing

Several well-known metal musicians have issued statements offering their condolences on the passing of original METAL CHURCH frontman David Wayne. As previously reported, Wayne died on Tuesday (May 10) due to complications from injuries he sustained in a head-on automobile accident several months ago. He was 47 years old. MEGADETH guitarist Glen Drover: "It saddens ...

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NEVERMORE: Release Date Set For 'This Godless Endeavor'

Century Media Records has set a July 26 release date for the new NEVERMORE album, entitled "This Godless Endeavor". Creating metal's most progressively innovative, insidiously addictive, and blazingly entangled music, mesmerizing vocalist Warrel Dane, backed by guitar virtuoso Jeff Loomis and the jackhammer rhythms of bassist Jim Sheppard and drummer Van Williams are now joined ...

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OZZFEST 2005: Second New Jersey Date Announced

Ozzfest 2005 has scheduled a second date at PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel, NJ on July 27. The travelling festival had previously announced a July 26 date at the same location. The complete itinerary is now as follows: Jul. 15 - Mansfield, MA @ Tweeter Center for the Performing Arts Jul. 17 - Hartford, ...

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DRY KILL LOGIC Confirmed For GIGANTOUR Second Stage

DRY KILL LOGIC have been confirmed as the first band on the second stage of this summer's Gigantour, a six-week festival trek co-headlined by MEGADETH and DREAM THEATER. Other main-stage acts include FEAR FACTORY, THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN and NEVERMORE. Additional artists for the second stage will be announced during the coming weeks. Confirmed dates ...

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GIGANTOUR: First Two Dates Announced

The first two dates have been announced for Gigantour, a six-week festival trek co-headlined by MEGADETH and DREAM THEATER, who'll be accompanied by other main-stage acts FEAR FACTORY, THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN and NEVERMORE. Artists for the second stage will be announced later this week. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Aug. 23 - ...

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MEGADETH's DAVE MUSTAINE Talks About GIGANTOUR

MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine recently spoke to Australia's The Metal Forge about a number of topics, including Gigantour, the group's upcoming summer festival tour with DREAM THEATER, FEAR FACTORY, NEVERMORE and THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN. A couple of excerpts from the interview follow: On the fact that touring has taken somewhat of a ...

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Guitarist RALPH SANTOLLA To Tour With DEICIDE

Guitarist Ralph Santolla (DEATH, ICED EARTH, SEBASTIAN BACH) has posed the following message on his web site: "First off, the big news — I'm going on tour with DEICIDE. I'll be with them on their North American tour starting at the end of May. Jack Owen [CANNIBAL CORPSE, ADRIFT] has been a close ...

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Guitarist ERIC HOFFMAN Says He Is Putting Together 'New' DEICIDE

Despite an announcement to the contrary on UNHOLY GHOST's web site, former DEICIDE guitarist Eric Hoffman has told BLABBERMOUTH.NET that he "never played with [UNHOLY GHOST]" and "did not join" the group. Hoffman is currently involved in a legal dispute with DEICIDE frontman Glen Benton over the rights to the long-running Florida-based band's name. "My ...

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CEPHALIC CARNAGE Announce U.S. Tour Dates

CEPHALIC CARNAGE have announced forthcoming U.S. tour dates in support of their new album, "Anomalies". Fresh off a red hot performance as part of the 2005 Relapse Records SXSW showcase, CEPHALIC will hit the road for a string of dates with DEAD TO FALL beginning April 21 in St. Louis, MO. Immediately following, the band ...

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MEGADETH: 'Greatest Hits' Album Named

MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine has posted the following message in the "Forum" section of the band's official web site: "Up very early today and off for a full plate of events. I have to go by two shops to do some haggling, and meet with John Leeder tonight, and other than that, it is another ...

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THE MISERABLES: New SKINLAB/40 GRIT Project Announces Singer

THE MISERABLES, the new band formed by ex-SKINLAB guitarist Glen "Glenny" Telford and ex-40 GRIT members Chris Anderson (guitar), Ryan Healy (bass) and Andy Green (drums), have announced the addition of singer Denton Bramley to the group's ranks. "I literally got off the plane, went to rehearsal and jumped into the first song. It was ...

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IRON MAIDEN To Skip Last Seven OZZFEST Tour Dates

According to an online posting by IRON MAIDEN's webmaster, MAIDEN will play their final Ozzfest 2005 show on August 20 at the Hyundai Pavilion (at Glen Helen), just outside Los Angeles, California. The band will not take part in the last seven shows of the tour. Ozzfest 2005 featuring IRON MAIDEN: Jul. 15 - Boston, ...

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OZZFEST 2005: Complete Details Revealed

It's big. It's bad. And it's back for more. Got a problem with that? Ozzfest — the king of festivals — triumphantly returns this summer to celebrate its hard-earned 10th anniversary with the staggering line-up of BLACK SABBATH, IRON MAIDEN, ROB ZOMBIE, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, SHADOWS FALL and BLACK LABEL SOCIETY. The summer's premier concert festival ...

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MEGADETH Mainman Checks In From Europe

MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine has posted the following message in the "Forums" section of the band's official web site: "Well, the U.K./European tour ends tonight [Feb. 26] and what a great tour it has been. I have met so many of you and been able to put names to faces (with your help) and I ...

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