Megadeth plots Gigantour ahead of new album release
Megadeth guitarist Dave Mustaine has unleashed dates for this year's Gigantour itinerary, which will get started a month after the release of the band's impending new album.
Gigantour 2013 gets underway July 3 in Gilford, NH, and works its ways through 25 North American markets before wrapping up Aug. 11 in Toronto.
Fan club members can purchase tickets and VIP packages beginning May 8, according to the tour website.
Before the festival road trip kicks off, Megadeth will unveil its 14th studio release, "Super Collider." The 11-track set will hit shelves June 4 and marks the band's first effort on Mustaine's label, Tradecraft.
3 - Gilford, NH - Meadowbrook
5 - Uncasville, CT - Mohegan Sun Arena
6 - Canandaigua, NY - Constellation Brands Marvin Sands Performing Arts Center
8 - Clarkston, MI - DTE Energy Music Theatre
9 - Rosemont, IL - Allstate Arena
10 - Youngstown, OH - Covelli Centre
12 - Dallas, TX - TBA
13 - Lubbock, TX - The Pavilion at Lone Star Event Center
14 - Corpus Christi, TX - Concrete Street Amphitheater
16 - Oklahoma City, OK - Oklahoma City Zoo Amphitheatre
18 - Bloomington, IL - U.S. Cellular Coliseum
19 - Milwaukee, WI - The Rave Eagles Club
20 - Cadott, WI - Rock Fest
22 - Winnipeg, Manitoba - MTS Centre
23 - Regina, Saskatchewan - Brandt Centre
25 - Calgary, Alberta - Stampede Corral
26 - Edmonton, Alberta - Rexall Place
27 - Dawson Creek, British Columbia - Encana Event Centre
29 - Abbotsford, British Columbia - Abbotsford Entertainment & Sports Centre
30 - Everett, WA - Comcast Arena at Everett
1 - Salt Lake City, UT - Maverik Center
2 - Broomfield, CO - 1stBank Center
4 - Fargo, ND - Scheels Arena
7 - New York, NY - TBA
9 - Camden, NJ - Susquehanna Bank Center
10 - Montreal, Quebec - Heavy MTL
11 - Toronto, Ontario - Molson Canadian Amphitheatre