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Event Archive - GIGANTOUR w/: Megadeth, Anthrax, Fear Factory, Dillinger Escape Plan, Nevermore, Bobaflex

Fri. September 9th 2005 4:30pm Pacific Coliseum (All Ages) 4:30pm
$49.50 & 55.50+
Presented by: Live Nation
Featuring performances by Megadeth, Anthrax, Fear Factory, The Dillinger Escape Plan, Nevermore and others, Gigantour is sure to be splitting the eardrums and blowing the minds of heavy metal music fans looking for a diverse taste of some of today’s most talented metal bands.

*September 9 – Pacific Coliseum, Vancouver / Tickets $49.50 & $55.50
Doors 4:00 pm / Show 4:30 pm / GENERAL ADMISSION FLOOR / RESERVED SEATING
ON SALE FRIDAY, JULY 15TH @ 10:00 AM

Megadeth

After he left Metallica in 1983, guitarist/vocalist Dave Mustaine formed the thrash metal quartet Megadeth. Though Megadeth followed the basic blueprint of Metallica's relentless attack, Mustaine's group distinguished themselves from his earlier band by lessening the progressive rock influences, adding an emphasis on instrumental skills, speeding t... more info

Anthrax

Creation and destruction. They’re fundamental building blocks of life, shaping all we have and determining all we know. You can sugarcoat it all you want, but the results are all the same—Life is created, life is destroyed, and the world goes on. In between? We live, we love, we laugh, we cry, we mourn. Life takes us on flights of uninhibited f... more info

Fear Factory

Fear Factory was one of the first bands to fuse the loud, crushing intensity of death metal with the cold harshness of industrial electronics and samples, producing a more varied sonic palette with which to express their bleak, pessimistic view of modern, technology-driven society. The group was formed in Los Angeles in 1990 by vocalist Burton C. B... more info

Dillinger Escape Plan

The Dillinger Escape Plan creates maniacally intense, crushingly metallic, and decidedly hardcore punk-infused jazz time-signature invoking compositions displaying an unparalleled musical bravery, precision musicianship, meticulously thought-out, and complex structuring and rigorous physical endurance. The band's guitarists and drummer are regular ... more info

Nevermore

One of Century Media's top selling bands, Nevermore have been making quite a name for themselves worldwide. In Europe they are known to draw crowds in the 1000's and are rarely absent on the bill of most major world metal festivals ( Wacken, Dynamo, Milwuakee etc) Considered a cross between melodic powermetal and crushing thrash, they combine mello... more info

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