The Soundwave Festival has checked in with the following statement about Newsted (featuring former Metallica member Jason Newsted) being removed from two shows at the insistence of Megadeth:
“At the request of Megadeth, Newsted will not be playing the below sidewaves and instead will be replaced by Whitechapel.
“Megadeth + Whitechapel + Volbeat, tickets on sale now!”
TUE 25 FEBRUARY – SYDNEY, ROUNDHOUSE – Lic A/A
THU 27 FEBRUARY – MELBOURNE, THE FORUM – 18+