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Tag Archives: Dave Mustaine

Dave Mustaine reflects on Marty Friedman’s departure

Posted by on July 6, 2017

In a recent interview with AXS, Dave Mustaine revealed one of the main reasons why ex Guitarist, Marty Friedman, left the band. Essentially, it had a lot to do with the song “Breadline” from 1999’s Risk. AXS asked how he chooses which guitarist should play a solo when writing new material. He commented: “It’s pretty […]

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Did Dave Mustaine deserve his own Grammy?

Posted by on July 5, 2017

Megadeth finally did what they’d failed to do eleven times prior earlier this year, picking up a Grammy for Best Metal Performance for “Dystopia.” Mustaine was pretty happy about it when it happened, but in a recent interview with The Columbus Dispatch, he seemed to want more than just a Grammy win for the band […]

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Megadeth pay tribute to Chris Cornell in Tokyo with “Outshined” cover

Posted by on May 18, 2017

Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine heard the news of Chris Cornell’s passing, and at tonight’s concert in Tokyo, he addressed the crowd and the band did a cover of Soundgarden’s classic “Outshined.” Leading up to the performance, he stated=: “Chris Cornell died today. Very sad. Very sad. Chris Cornell from Soundgarden. He died. Very sad. When I […]

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Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine doesn’t practice anymore, saves it all for the tour

Posted by on May 10, 2017

Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine experienced a handful of close calls that could have resulted in him quitting playing the guitar altogether. Earlier in 2002, a doctor once told him that he would never be able to play the guitar ever again due to sustaining a radial neuropathy after falling asleep with his arm over the back […]

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Dave Mustaine hints Megadeth will re-record debut album with Kiko and Dirk

Posted by on May 2, 2017

Megadeth’s debut album Killing Is My Business… and Business Is Good! turns 32 this year and it seems Dave Mustaine is working on re-recording it. The frontman wanted to re-record this album for a special 30-year-anniversary edition back in 2015, however, Dystopia took precedence. Back then he stated, “It’s not a rumor. It’s the thirtieth […]

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Dave Mustaine already thinkiing new Megadeth album

Posted by on February 27, 2017

It wasn’t too long ago when we heard about Megadeth’s plan to tour twice this year in North America and Dave Mustaine hinting at a new album. 2016 was probably Megadeth’s most successful year, and it only took them 34 years, 12 Grammy nominations, and fifteen studio albums to get there. Dystopia brought an extensive […]

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Dave Mustaine reflects on Grammy win, house band’s choice of Metallica

Posted by on February 19, 2017

History was made for Dave when Megadeth took home their first Grammy for Best Metal Performance last week (12). It only took them 34 years and 11 nominations to receive a Grammy Award, making the overall twelfth nomination a win. Their luck has always been rocky since losing their first nomination in 1991 for Rust […]

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Body Count premiere new song “No Lives Matter”

Posted by on February 18, 2017

Last week we found out, Body Count are releasing the long anticipated album Bloodlust on March 31 via Century Media, featuring guest appearances from Randy Blythe (Lamb of God), Max Cavalera (Soulfly) and Dave Mustaine (Megadeth). We knew that they would premiere the new song “No Lives Matter” today, and thanks to Loudwire, the time has […]

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Dave Mustaine has perfect response to Grammy acceptance music

Posted by on February 14, 2017

On Sunday, Megadeth proved the twelfth time’s a charm, as they picked up the metal Grammy for Dystopia in a ceremony that took place before the actual awards and was streamed online. And as pretty much everyone in the metal community noticed, as Dave Mustaine, David Ellefson, Kiko Loureiro and Dirk Verbeuren walked to the stage, the […]

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Megadeth win Best Metal Performance Grammy

Posted by on February 12, 2017

In a ceremony before the televised portion of the Grammy Awards, Megadeth picked up their first-ever Grammy Award for Dystopia. Dave Mustaine seemed happy, saying that he’d spoken to Kenny G about being nominated so many times without winning, but Kenny had been nominated without winning over 20 times. He also stated “it’s a little weird […]

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