Jason Newsted Takes Ill, Newsted To Miss Immediate ‘Gigantour’ Shows


Newsted‘s Jason Newsted has fallen ill and will be missing a number of the bands immediate shows on the ‘Gigantour‘. Newsted himself said of his condition:

“Hey friends…I’d been feeling a bit under the weather while performing the most recent Gigantour shows so I went to the Dr. on my day off today & I was diagnosed with walking pneumonia!!! So under doctor’s orders, I’m taking a week to rebuild…my apologies to our Canadian brothers & sisters in regions where we will not be appearing this week. I’m gonna work on keeping me alive so together we can keep the metal alive!!!! Cheers to all!! Jason

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Newsted‘s debut album “Heavy Metal Music” is due for a release on August 06th.

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