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Megadeth To Play Download 2021

Megadeth are among the latest bands confirmed to play Download Festival 2021.The legendary metal extravaganza will return next summer, between June 4 and June 6, after it was called off this summer due to the...

Megadeth, Trivium, And Stone Sour Sign Up For Slay At Home Lockdown Festival

Megadeth, Trivium, and Stone Sour are among the bands who have signed up for a new digital festival, Slay At Home. The free-to-watch event, which carries the tagline ''a virtual metal music and art festival'',...

Megadeth Ready To Record New Album Once Coronavirus Lockdown Is Over

Megadeth have got all the songs ready to be recorded for their next album once the coronavirus pandemic is over.The thrash metal band's bassist David Ellefson has revealed that they are set to enter the...

Six Unexpected Things Musicians Are Doing To Help While Quarantined

Plenty of artists have been donating money to various organisations, and plenty more have been taking part in virtual concert series as we all do our best to navigate the uncertain, isolating waters of the...

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...

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 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 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...

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...

Dave Mustaine Treats Former Deaf Fan To First Rock Show

Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine arranged a special trip for a deaf woman who regained her hearing so she could experience her first ever rock show.Sarah Churman, who suffered severe hearing impairment since birth, became an...

George Jones Honoured By The Stars Of Country At Nashville Tribute Concert

The great George Jones was honoured by some of the biggest names in country and western music this week, as the stars came out in force to the George Jones Tribute Concert at Nashville's Bridgestone...

Nashville Pays Its Respects To The Late George Jones With Star-studded Concert

The late, great George Jones was honored this Friday at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena Friday. The night was originally intended to celebrate the country icon’s retirement, but after his death last April, it was held as...

More Than 100 Artists Honour George Jones At Tribute Show

More than 100 artists including Garth Brooks, Dierks Bentley, Kid Rock, Megadeth and Brad Paisley took to the stage in Nashville, Tennessee on Friday night (22Nov13) to honour late country legend George Jones.The date at...

Slayer's Jeff Hanneman Dead At 49: Guitarist Dies Of Liver Failure

Slayer guitarist and songwriter Jeff Hanneman is dead at 49 after suffering liver failure. The revered musician died on Thursday (May 2, 2013) at the Hemet Valley Medical Center near his home in South California's...

Slayer Guitarist Jeff Hanneman Dies

Slayer guitarist Jeff Hanneman has died aged 49.The heavy metal rocker succumbed to liver failure in a Californian hospital on Thursday (02.05.13), two years after contracting a rare skin disease, leaving his bandmates ''devastated''.Jeff -...

Dave Mustaine Opens Soup Kitchen In Haiti

Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine is fulfilling his New Year's resolution to be more charitable by funding a soup kitchen in Haiti.The rocker recently vowed to change his life and do more for those in need,...

Metallica To Perform Black Album In Full At Download Festival 2012

Download Festival is now in its tenth year and to celebrate the milestone, the festival has announced that they are adding a further fourteen acts to the line-up. Joining the headliners Metallica; Black Sabbath and...

Dave Mustaine Risked Paralysis At Big Four Show

Heavy metal star Dave Mustaine risked paralysis by pressing ahead with Megadeth's concert in New York on Wednesday (14Sep11) - because he needed urgent surgery to fix a painful neck injury.The headbanging rocker played through...

Metallica And The Big 4 Open Soniphere

Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth and Anthrax appeared on stage together in England last night (08.07.11). The 'Big 4' of heavy metal joined forces at the Sonisphere festival in Knebworth, Southern England, to play a cover of...

Metallica To Work With Rick Rubin On Next Album

Metallica will work with "zen guru" Rick Rubin on their next album. The heavy metal group made their most well received record in years, 2008s 'Death Magnetic', with the producer and bassist Robert Trujillo is...

Metallica Close 'The Big 4'

Metallica wowed fans this weekend with a historic uniting of the most significant bands in heavy metal. Metallica took the main headline slot at the 'Big 4' festival, which was held at the Empire Polo...

Bad Religion Added To Sonisphere Festival

Bad Religion and Cavalera Conspiracy are among 28 acts added to the bill for Sonisphere festival.The bands will join headliners Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth, Anthrax, Biffy Clyro and Slipknot on the bill for the three day...

Limp Bizkit Added To Sonisphere UK Line Up

Limp Bizkit have been added to the line-up of this year's Sonisphere music festival.The 'Rollin' rockers - who were one of the headliners at the event in 2009 - will take to the stage before...

Metallica To Headline One-day Only Metal Extravaganza

METALLICA, the American rock band who have sold more than 85 million records worldwide, have announced plans to headline a one-day only metal 'extravaganza' in California this April. The group will come together to play...

Megadeth Save Teenager's Life

Rockers MEGADETH inadvertently saved a Norwegian teenager's life when the lad used the band's music to escape a pack of wolves.The 13 year old was listening to the heavy rockers on his mobile phone when...

Metallica To Start Writing New Album

Metallica are planning to start writing a new album in 2011. The 'Enter Sandman' group are presently finishing touring their ninth record, 'Death Magnetic', and drummer Lars Ulrich said he's looking forward to getting back...

Police Called To Megadeth Video Shoot

Police officers were called to a MEGADETH video shoot after the rockers decided to use a tank in the promo.The band has been on location filming a clip for their latest single, Right To Go...

Mustaine Opens Up About Ellefson's Return

MEGADETH leader DAVE MUSTAINE fears former bass player DAVE ELLEFSON will take months to settle back into the band because he's still damaged and "affected" by his bust-up with the frontman.The two rockers have patched...

Former Megadeth Guitarist Blasts Mustaine

Former MEGADETH guitarist JEFF YOUNG has slammed frontman DAVE MUSTAINE in an open letter, accusing him of "dissing, exaggerating and just plain lying" about his bandmates.Young appeared on the band's 1988 album So Far, So...

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