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Review/Photos: Ozzy Osbourne, Korn, KISS headline Second Annual Chicago Open Air Festival

Posted by on July 27, 2017

The second annual Chicago Open Air Festival took place this past July 14th-16th at Toyota Park in Bridgeview, Illinois. Metal Insider was on site to take in all the music, food, and experiences. Friday Arriving Friday afternoon, the sounds of Failure/Anthem rang out as they opened the second stage to a crowd who was still […]

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Avenged Sevenfold’s M. Shadows shares his top ten favorite metal albums

Posted by on July 10, 2017

Rolling Stone recently unveiled their top 100 favorite metal albums of all time. Since then, artists including Deafheaven frontman George Clarke, Gojira’s Joe Duplantier, Corey Taylor, Ozzy Osbourne, Rob Halford, and Metallica’s Lars Ulrich have shared theirs. It’s been rather entertaining seeing the diverse and yet, surprising lists, and now, Avenged Sevenfold vocalist M. Shadows revealed […]

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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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Photos/Review: Megadeth, Meshuggah, TesseracT thrill Boston

Posted by on June 30, 2017

Sporting one of the coolest lineups of the summer tour season, Megadeth are about halfway through their headlining run with supporting acts Meshuggah and Tesseract, and opener Lilake. Metal Insider contributing photographer Nathan Katsiaficas (link www.nkatsphoto.com) caught up with the tour as it made its way to a Boston’s House of Blues on June 25th. […]

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Megadeth plan to hit the studio later this year

Posted by on June 29, 2017

Back in February, shortly after Megadeth’s Grammy win, frontman/guitarist Dave Mustaine mentioned he was thinking about recording a new album to release sometime next year. Then we heard the thrash giants would re-record Killing Is My Business… and Business Is Good! with both Kiko and Dirk. However, in a brand new interview with Oklahoma City […]

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Ozzy Osbourne reveals his top ten metal albums of all time

Posted by on June 26, 2017

Rolling Stone caught up with Ozzy Osbourne while they were compiling their list of 100 best metal albums of all time. We already discovered Judas Priest frontman Rob Halford and Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich’s favorite metal albums are and now, it’s Osbourne’s turn. His top ten list has a pretty solid mix, with bands like […]

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Let’s argue about ‘Rolling Stone’s Top 100 metal albums ever

Posted by on June 21, 2017

It’s not an enviable position to come up with a list of the 100 top metal albums of all time. There are so many different genres to consider. Bands that were considered “metal” back in the day sometimes barely qualify as rock these days. And the genre is 47 years old. However, Rolling Stone has made […]

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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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