Fans of Megadeth can look forward to seeing the band this summer on this year’s Gigantour. Support for the thrash metal legends will come from Black Label Society. Also on the tour will be Device, which features Disturbed singer David Draiman, Hellyeah, Newsted, and Death Division. All bands were personally picked by Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine.
“This year’s power-packed lineup is probably the best Gigantour yet, and we’ve had some pretty massive Gigantours over the years. Gigantour 2013 brings four of my favorite bands, each centered around a superstar. With Zakk, David, Vinnie, and Jason there are going to be fans from Ozzy to Disturbed to Pantera to Metallica and everything that’s metal in-between! Don’t miss the metal festival of the summer!”
Head on below for the full touring schedule. READ MORE
Newsted, the band fronted by ex-Metallica bassist Jason Newsted, has announced a US tour this April and May. The 14-stop tour kicks off in California and winds up in New Jersey. Newsted will be touring in support of their recently released EP Metal, which you can snag on iTunes. The full tour schedule can be seen below.
Recently it was announced that Staind guitarist Mike Mushok had officially joined the band. You can read more about that here READ MORE
According to UTGReview, Staind guitarist Mike Mushok has become the official guitarist for Newsted, the band led by ex-Metallica/Voivod bassist Jason Newsted.
Mushok is still the guitarist for Staind, so it’s going to be interesting to see how these two projects work with each other.
Head on below to see the official Newsted video for “Soldierhead”. READ MORE
Ex-Metallica bassist Jason Newsted has released an official video for “Soldierhead” from his new band Newsted. The song comes from their latest EP Metal (iTunes). The video was directed by Leon Melas in an abandoned factory in California.
In an interview with Sonic Excess, Newsted spoke about the video, stating, “It’s just a simple thing, and I just wanted to capture the band. There is no heavy concept, no literal thing about bullets chasing your head or any of those things. It’s old school metal and most likely will be black and white. It was shot in an old factory. It was a gnarly, dusty, old factory and it had energy. That is what I will describe it as.” READ MORE
Newsted, the new band from ex-Metallica bassist Jason Newsted, has released a teaser clip for their upcoming music video for “Soldierhead”. The song comes from their EP Metal, which will be released Jan. 8th, 2013 (pre-order here). You can watch the teaser clip below. READ MORE
Ex-Metallica bassist Jason Newsted has released a stream of “Soldierhead”, the first single from his new band Newsted. The song comes from his upcoming EP Metal, which comes out on Jan. 8th, 2013 (pre-order on iTunes here). It’s a pretty badass song, mixing elements of Motorhead and Testament into some good old fashioned thrash metal. Very fun stuff. Check it out below. READ MORE