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Tag Archives: Megadeth

Metallica’s Lars Ulrich discusses influences in ‘The Rise of LA Thrash Metal’ documentary

Posted by on January 10, 2018

A new clip has surfaced of drummer Lars Ulrich discussing the early influences of Metallica in the new documentary, The Rise of LA Thrash Metal. Ulrich discusses the “kinship” between the punk and metal scenes and how Metallica nested between them. The first part of the two-part series will be released on January 19th and focuses on […]

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Contest: Win a ‘The Rise of L.A. Thrash Metal’ DVD!

Posted by on January 5, 2018

It’s 2018, and we’re kicking it off with a giveaway that’s looking not to the year ahead, but back to the glory days of thrash metal, the early ’80s. MetalRock Films is releasing part one of a two-part DVD, The Rise of L.A. Thrash Metal, on January 19th, and we have a copy to give away. […]

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Dave Mustaine says Megadeth will be in the studio mid 2018

Posted by on December 28, 2017

New Megadeth material might arrive sooner than we thought. Thrash metal frontman, Dave Mustaine was asked on Twitter about the recording of the new album and if we will hear it in 2018. Mustaine then informed us that nothing was recorded yet and that he is still collecting ideas. Hello Dave, how is the recording of the […]

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Hellfest Announces 2018 Lineup

Posted by on December 13, 2017

  Hellfest is back for their 13th annual heavy metal festival and has announced their final line up. Featuring over 150 bands on 6 stages, Hellfest takes place in Clisson France from June 22-24. Previously announced headliners such as Iron Maiden, Judas Priest, Avenged Sevenfold, Deftones, A Perfect Circle, Marilyn Manson, Megadeth, Limp Bizkit, Nightwish, […]

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Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine might bring back Gigantour in 2018

Posted by on December 6, 2017

Whether he is preventing the Metallica from releasing No Life ‘Till Leather or talking about being called a “pussy” by Metallica’s manager, it seems like Dave Mustaine is making all the headlines this week. The Metallica management revelation came via Jamey Jasta’s podcast, The Jasta Show where he also mentioned the possibility of resurrecting Gigantour and elaborated […]

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Dave Mustaine recalls Metallica’s co-manager calling him a pussy

Posted by on December 5, 2017

The Big Four consists of thrash metal legends Metallica, Megadeth, Slayer and Anthrax. These groups shared the same stage on September 14th, 2011 at the Yankee Stadium in New York City. It was a historical moment for their fans, especially when many believed Dave Mustaine made peace with Metallica. However, a few days prior, Megadeth […]

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Dave Mustaine reportedly stops Metallica from releasing the ‘No Life ‘Til Leather’ extended demo

Posted by on November 30, 2017

It doesn’t look like Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine has fully made peace with all current members of Metallica. It could be argued that the vocalist/guitarist’s grudge from when the group kicked him out of the band back in the early eighties due to his erratic behavior and his drug and alcohol abuse is still present. With […]

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Megadeth’s David Ellefson helps EMP Label Group resurrect Combat Records

Posted by on November 28, 2017

Following a year of rumors, Megadeth’s David Ellefson and his EMP Label Group are officially going to resurrect Combat Records. For those who aren’t familiar, Combat Records released thrash and punk albums from influential artists including Megadeth, Agnostic Front, Dark Angel, Exodus, Morbid Angel, Napalm Death, Nuclear Assault and much more. There have been countless […]

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Dave Mustaine talks about recovering from his hand injury

Posted by on October 30, 2017

Back in 2002, Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine experienced an unfortunate hand injury that damaged the radial nerve in his arm and left him with barely any functionality in his hand. Doctors told Mustaine that he would never play guitar again, and at the time, he disbanded Megadeth. However, he proved the doctors wrong, regaining the […]

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Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine blasts Metal Blade Records founder Brian Slagel over his book

Posted by on October 24, 2017

Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine has slammed Metal Blade Records founder Brian Slagel via Twitter over his book For the Sake of Heaviness: The History of Metal Blade Records, which was released this past summer. Mustaine appears to heavily disagree with Slagel’s memory about how the label attempted to sign Megadeth. Slagel apologized, and Mustaine accepted his […]

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