After this year's run of Gigantour is finished, Megadeth will be hitting the road for a short tour with Rob Zombie that kicks off on May 11 and will lead up to the two bands' appearance at this year's Rocklahoma Festival.
Earlier this week, we reported on a new interview with Dave Mustaine in which he weighed in on the presidential race in 2012, saying, "I'm just hoping that whatever is in the White House next year is a Republican."
"I'm just hoping that whatever is in the White House next year is a Republican," said Megadeth mainman Dave Mustaine in a recent interview. "I can't bear to watch what's happened to our great country. Everybody's got their head in the sand. Everybody in the industry is like, 'Oh, Obama's doing such a great job...' I don't think so. Not from what I see."
You may remember that a neck injury to Megadeth mainman Dave Mustaine nearly forced the band to pull out of last year's Big Four show at Yankee Stadium. Mustaine told reported before the game that he would be heading straight back to the doctor after the show, and would likely face surgery.
Former Anthrax guitarist Dan Spitz managed to release the self-titled debut album from his new band, Red Lamb, quieter than a church mouse this week. The album became available via iTunes a few days ago with little to no hype surrounding it.
Megadeth bassist Dave Ellefson has been issuing video tour blogs from each stop on this year's Gigantour. You can follow Ellefson on his YouTube channel for all the updates, and check out the latest one below.
One of American's biggest music festivals is returning for a sixth year. Rock on the Range has announced the lineup for its 2012 incarnation, which will includes appearances by: Slash, Incubus, Rob Zombie, Megadeth, Mastodon, Marilyn Manson and more.