MEGADETH "Requested" NEWSTED Off Sidewave Shows?
February 5, 2014, 5 years ago
According to Faster Louder, NEWSTED, featuring former METALLICA, VOIVOD and FLOTSAM AND JETSAM bass legend Jason Newsted has been dropped from the bill of MEGADETH's Soundwave sideshows.
A source close to the festival has confirmed that Megadeth had requested that Newsted be dropped from the bill and festival promoter AJ Maddah has officially confirmed the news.
Replacing Newsted are WHITECHAPEL. The two Sidewaves also include VOLBEAT and will be held in Sydney and Melbourne: February 25th at the UNSW Roundhouse in Sydney and the 27th at The Forum in Melbourne.
Soundwave Festival dates/venues:
February22 - Brisbane - Rna Showgrounds
23 - Sydney - Olympic Park
28 - Melbourne - Flemington Racecourse
March1 - Adelaide - Bonython Park
3 - Perth - Claremont Showgrounds