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  • Two More Bands Pull Out Of Soundwave
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    Two More Bands Pull Out Of Soundwave

    The many band cancellations plaguing this year’s Soundwave festival continue with two more acts today pulling out of the event, due to kick off this Saturday in Brisbane. Metal heroes Newsted have just announced their cancellation via Facebook, while AJ Maddah dropped the news that Swedish hard rock outfit Hardcore Superstar will not be playing

  • Testament, Newsted Sidewaves Announced
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    Testament, Newsted Sidewaves Announced

    American heavy-metal heroes Testament and Newsted are teaming up for two Sidewaves in Sydney and Melbourne, after Newsted was ousted from the Megadeth sideshow. Testament, who formed in Northern California in 1983, have purveyed a famous brand of thrash metal for decades, rising the ranks alongside bands like Metallica, Slayer, Anthrax and Megadeth. The group’s

  • Megadeth’s Mustaine Denies Kicking Newsted Off Sidewaves
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    Megadeth’s Mustaine Denies Kicking Newsted Off Sidewaves

    Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine has denied reports that Megadeth are responsible for dropping heavy metal outfit Newsted, fronted by Jason Newsted, ex-bassist for Mustaine’s former outfit, Metallica, from their recently announced Soundwave 2014 sideshow tour. Yesterday, Soundwave announced that the thrash metal legends requested that Newsted be removed from the triple bill, which also includes

  • Megadeth Drop Newsted From Sidewaves Tour
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    Megadeth Drop Newsted From Sidewaves Tour

    Megadeth have dropped heavy metal outfit Newsted from their recently announced Soundwave 2014 sideshow tour. Newsted, fronted by former Metallica bass player Jason Newsted, were to join the heavy metal icons with Danish band Volbeat for two shows in Sydney and Melbourne. Earlier, Soundwave promoter AJ Maddah had tweeted that two bands on the 2014

  • Megadeth, Volbeat, Whitechapel Sidewaves Announced
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    Megadeth, Volbeat, Whitechapel Sidewaves Announced

    Heavy metal legends Megadeth, Volbeat and Newsted will be hitting the stage up close and personal, together for two blistering Sidewaves in Sydney and Melbourne this February. UPDATE: NEWSTED DROPPED FROM SIDEWAVES TOUR AT MEGADETH’S REQUEST – FULL DETAILS HERE! The veteran headbangers Megadeth put out their 14th studio album Super Collider last June and

  • Newsted Confirmed For Soundwave 2014 Lineup
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    Newsted Confirmed For Soundwave 2014 Lineup

    UPDATE: The official Soundwave 2014 lineup has finally dropped – all the details here!!! Ex-Metallica bassist Jason Newsted, currently fronting his eponymous outfit Newsted, has confirmed he will be bringing his new act to Australia as part of the Soundwave 2014 lineup. Speaking with May The Rock Be With You, Jason first confirmed that Newsted

  • WATCH: Newsted Plays Metallica Classics On US Tour Kick-Off
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    WATCH: Newsted Plays Metallica Classics On US Tour Kick-Off

    Jason Newsted‘s aptly named new band Newsted dropped a few Metallica classics into their set on the first date of their US tour this past weekend in Walnut Creek, California. Newsted ran through Whiplash, My Friend Misery and a touch of Creeping Death into their sets at Red House on 19th and 20th of April,

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