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Top Seven Megadeth Albums

If you know absolutely anything about thrash metal then the name Megadeth probably isn't new to you. Alongside Metallica, Slayer and Anthrax they make up the fabled Big Four of thrash metal, and are hailed...

Dave Mustaine: I'm 100 Per Cent Cancer Free

Dave Mustaine is ''100 per cent free of cancer''. The Megadeth guitarist - who was diagnosed with throat cancer last summer - revealed the good news at the band's show at London's Wembley Arena on...

Megadeth Play First Show Since Dave Mustaine's Cancer Diagnosis

Megadeth performed their first show since Dave Mustaine's throat cancer diagnosis on Monday night (01.20.20).The thrash metal group's frontman found out he has the disease in June, however, he was on good form as he...

Dave Mustaine's Doctors 'Feeling Positive' About His 'Progress' Amid Throat Cancer Battle

Dave Mustaine says doctors are ''feeling very positive'' about his ''progress'' during his on-going treatment for throat cancer.The Megadeth frontman recently found out he has the disease and was told the treatment he is undergoing...

Dave Mustaine Thanks Fans For Support After Cancer Diagnosis

Dave Mustaine has thanked his fans for their ''support and love'' after he was diagnosed with throat cancer.The Megadeth frontman announced last week that he recently found out he has the disease and he is...

Dave Mustaine Diagnosed With Throat Cancer

Megadeth's Dave Mustaine has been diagnosed with throat cancer.The 57-year-old frontman has revealed that he has recently found out he has the disease and he is currently undergoing treatment, which doctors have told him has...

Dave Mustaine: There Are No Rockstars Left

Dave Mustaine doesn't think there are any rockstars left.The Megadeth frontman has bemoaned the current generation of rock musicians for being scared to put a foot wrong, in fear of their antics being picked...

Dave Mustaine: Megadeth Ditching Politics To Appeal To Wider Audience

Megadeth's Dave Mustaine has ditched political lyrics to make the band's music more accessible.The thrash metal frontman - who makes up the group with David Ellefson, Kiko Loureiro, and Dirk Verbeuren - has opened up...

Pantera's Vinnie Paul Dies

Pantera's Vinnie Paul has died.The 54-year-old drummer - who also performed with Hellyeah and Damageplan - has passed away, the group confirmed in a statement, though his cause of death is currently unknown.Pantera posted a...

Slayer To Quit Touring After Farewell Shows

Slayer have announced their next tour will be their last. The heavy metal band - made up of Kerry King, Tom Araya, Paul Bostaph and Gary Holt - confirmed they will head on the road...

Dave Mustaine Teases New Megadeth Album

Megadeth's Dave Mustaine says they could go into the studio ''tomorrow'' to start work on their next album.The heavy metal rockers brought out their 15th record 'Dystopia' in January 2016, and now the frontman has...

Dave Mustaine Creating 'Megadeth Church' For Fans

The rocker has invited fans to a Megadeth Boot Camp experience at his home in Fallbrook later this month (10-12Mar17), and he wants them to have a spiritual breakthrough as they rock out...

Ozzy Osbourne Books First Solo Show After Black Sabbath Finale

The rock icon will headline the final night of the Chicago Open Air festival on 16 July (17), following performances from Kiss, Megadeth, Anthrax, and Korn. The gig - Osbourne's first solo...

Nick Menza Died Of Heart Disease - Report

The rocker passed away in May (16) after he collapsed while performing with his band OHM in Los Angeles. Paramedics attempted to treat him, but the percussionist was pronounced dead after he was...

Dave Mustaine: 'I Don't Think Hall Of Fame Officials Want Me There'

Mustaine insists he is there in spirit, because he was a member of Metallica, who were inducted last year (16), in the early 1980s - but he wasn't among the bandmates on the...

Megadeth End Paraguay Show Early Following Fan Stampede

The band's Sport Colombia stadium show in Asuncion came to an abrupt end as fans rushed the stage, causing a reported stampede that left several people injured. Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine took...

Dave Mustaine Launching Megadeth Beer

The rocker has teamed up with tastemakers at top craft brewery Unibroue to create A Tout Le Monde (To Everybody), a Belgian-style pale ale created in Quebec, Canada, which Mustaine is gearing up...

Megadeth Bassist David Ellefson Breaks Foot

The stars were slated to perform at the Harley Days festival in Slovakia on Saturday (16Jul16) and the Masters of Rock bash in the Czech Republic on Sunday (17Jul16), but both had to...

Nick Menza's Death 'Not Drug Related'

The rocker was performing with his band OHM at Studio City, Los Angeles' The Baked Potato jazz club on Saturday (21May16) when he collapsed on stage three songs into their set. Paramedics...

Dave Mustaine Planning Benefit Concert For Nick Menza's Family

The drummer was performing with his band OHM at The Baked Potato jazz club in Studio City, California, when he suffered a "massive heart attack" just three songs into the set. Paramedics were...

Ex-megadeth Drummer Nick Menza Dies On Stage After Massive Heart Attack

Former drummer for Megadeth Nick Menza has died suddenly following a collapse on stage in Los Angeles where he was performing a show with his band OHM. He was just 51-years-old, and while he hasn't...

Dave Mustaine Mourns Passing Of Former Megadeth Drummer Nick Menza

The percussionist was performing with his band OHM at The Baked Potato jazz club in Studio City, California, where he suffered a "massive heart attack" just three songs into the set, his manager...

Dave Mustaine Urges Axl Rose To Include Steven Adler & Izzy Stradlin In Guns N' Roses Get Together

Rose will hit the stage with Slash and Duff MCKagan at this year's (Apr16) Coachella festival in California, but it is not officially known who will be joining the trio. Reports suggest...

Dave Mustaine's Daughter Records Country Version Of Megadeth Classic

The 18-year-old singer and her producers Ben Fowler and Phoenix Mendoza have reinvented the heavy rock anthem as Electra's country music debut. "We thought it'd be a great tribute to Megadeth fans...

Dave Mustaine Moves To Nashville

The rocker's daughter Electra is an aspiring singer, and he hopes relocating to the city at the heart of the country music scene will boost her chances of success. "We didn't know...

Dave Mustaine Fires Guitar Technician After Disastrous Australian Gig

The furious heavy rocker took to social media on Thursday (22Oct15) to apologise to fans at the concert, insisting they deserve "way better" that "what this jerk-off did tonight". Mustaine doesn't go...

Megadeth Ask Fans To Help Them Fund New Album

Just weeks after recruiting new members Kiko Loureiro and Chris Adler, band leader Dave Mustaine is ready to start work on the group's 15th studio album - and he has launched a crowdfunding...

Marty Friedman Turned Down Chance To Return To Megadeth

Friedman has admitted he was offered the gig but felt he would be taking "a huge step backwards" by signing on, and declined. He tells Argentina's Vorterix radio station, "Of course I...

Brazilian Guitar Great Kiko Loureiro Joins Megadeth

The former Angra star joins Lamb of God's Chris Adler as the group's new recruits following the departures of Shawn Drover and Chris Broderick at the end of last year (14). Welcoming...

Lamb Of God Star To Replace Shawn Drover In Megadeth

Dave Mustaine has confirmed the rock news in a statement, revealing Adler will sit behind the drums for the band's 15th album. The frontman says, "Chris is a tremendous talent and an...

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