NEWS BITES: MEGADETH To Play ‘Rust In Piece’, CONVERGE Goes Down Under and Blink-182 To Record New Album

It has been revealed that to commemorate the 20th anniversary of Megadeth’s “Rust In Peace” they will be playing the album in it’s entirety with a few fan favorites to follow. The tour will also include acts by Exodus and Testament who will be playing “The Legacy” in it’s entirety. The tour begins March 1.

In support of 2009′s “Axe To Fall” Converge is on a mini tour through Australia. Dates and more past the break. 03/12: Auckland, New Zealand @ Kings Arms
03/13: Wellington, New Zealand @ Bar Bodega
03/16: Perth, Australia @ Amplifier w/ Genghis Tron
03/17: Adelaide, Australia @ Fowlers w/ Genghis Tron
03/18: Melbourne, Australia @ Corner w/ Genghis Tron
03/19: Sydney, Australia @ Manning Bar w/ Genghis Tron
03/20: Brisbane, Australia @ Hi Fi w/ Genghis Tron
05/30: Baltimore, MD @ Maryland Deathfest w/ Entombed, Obituary, 16, and more

Converge is currently working on a full U.S. tour and as soon as dates are announced I will have them up.

And finally Blink-182 is getting ready to head back in the studio to record their first album since 2003′s Self-Titled full length. The album is in hopes for a 2011 release through Interscope. Blink-182 plan on touring Europe this summer.