Megadeth Celebrate Countdown to Extinction Anniversary with Tour & Reissue


As depressing as it seems for anyone born in the 1990s, it is an unavoidable fact that the decade is rapidly becoming 20 years old. As well as meaning that you’ll soon have to put aside your Pokémon obsession and become a functioning member of society, this revelation is also causing numerous albums that many still think [...]

Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine Pelted By Rocks On Stage


Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine found out earlier this week that hell hath no fury like fans of hair metal, after he was driven off stage by a barrage of rocks at Croatian festival Metalfest on Tuesday. The incident came about following rumours that glam band W.A.S.P. had refused to participate in the festival, hanging up their [...]

Dave Mustaine Says ‘No’ To Gay Marriage

Dave Mustaine of Megadeth

Megadeath leader and former member of Metallica, Dave Mustaine, has publicly stated in an interview that he is against gay marriage. Speaking to Seattle’s KIRO 97.3FM, he was asked what his position was on the issue and said: “Well, since I’m not gay, the answer to that would be no.” On being asked about whether [...]

Megadeth and Rob Zombie Announce Co-Headline Tour

Megadeth and Rob Zombie have just announced a co-headlining tour. This will be the first time the two bands have toured together. The tour kicks off Friday, May 11 in Holmdel, NJ, making stops at Rock On The Range and Rocklahoma, and wrapping up on Saturday, May 26. See the tour dates below. For additional [...]

Twenty Best Albums of 2011


20. Clan of Xymox – Darkest Hour The progenitors of Dutch darkwave, Clan of Xymox are now in the third decade of their existence – a spectacular feat by most standards. To consistently produce quality albums within those thirty years, that is even more spectacular. But it seems that Ronny Moorings and company have surpassed [...]

Poll: Who’s Better – Dream Theater, Mastodon or Megadeth


The 54th Annual Grammy nominations were announced last night and one category that really interested us was the Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance category. Dream Theater, Foo Fighters, Mastodon, Megadeth and Sum41 are all nominated in this category. Taking Foo Fighters and Sum 41 out of play, we’re left with three unique metal bands, who also [...]

Megadeth: Out of Metallica’s Shadow


When groups are lumped into the same category competition is bound to arise, comparisons drawn by fans choosing their allegiances. The big four, consisting of Metallica, Megadeth, Slayer and Anthrax, is no different. In this rivalry none is more on form then four part thrashers Megadeth. With the impending release of their thirteenth album, creatively [...]

Video: Members of the “Big Four” Cover Motorhead’s “Overkill”

Metallica, Megadeth, Anthrax and Slayer, known as the “Big Four” played their second U.S. show Wednedsday September 14 at the new Yankee Stadium in New York City. During Metallica’s set members of each band joined Metallica on stage for a cover of Motorhead’s “Overkill.” Check out the video below courtesy of Blabbermouth.