Tag Archives: Kiko Loureiro

Five studio updates we heard this week – 8/22/19

Posted by on August 22, 2019

As we are nearing into the fourth quarter of 2019, we’ve been hearing many new album announcements including King Diamond and Mayhem. We recently listed five studio updates and within the last week, there’s been at least five more. 05) New Belphegor album arriving in summer 2020 Belphegor have been working on the follow-up to […]

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Headbangers Brawl: Which Big 4 band will retire first?

Posted by on October 27, 2016

2016 will turn out to have been a banner year for the “Big 4” of thrash metal. Megadeth and Anthrax released well-received albums that are high points of their recent years, and Metallica will release what’s probably going to be the best-selling metal record of 2016 in a few weeks. Meanwhile, Slayer are still on […]

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Megadeth is back, and The Threat is Real

Posted by on November 25, 2015

Dave Mustaine is like a movie studio, in that every so often, he does a reboot of the franchise. When Shawn Drover and Chris Broderick left the band last year, he filled in the gap with Angra guitarist Kiko Loureiro and enlisted Lamb of God’s Chris Adler to drum on the band’s forthcoming Dystopia. If […]

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Megadeth’s Dystopia gets January release date, artwork revealed

Posted by on October 2, 2015

The long awaited mysterious Megadeth album has finally gotten an official release date, and it’s scheduled to hit shelves on January 22nd. Seven months after going up on PledgeMusic for pre-orders, the band also unveiled the first song “Fatal Illusion” and the album’s artwork, featuring the newest incarnation of the band’s mascot Vic Rattlehead. This […]

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Dave Mustaine talks new Megadeth album, latest lineup changes

Posted by on May 14, 2015

In a recent and lengthy interview for Rolling Stone, Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine goes in depth about the new upcoming album and the direction he’s targeting to take the band all along: Over the years we’ve always said, “We’re going back to our roots.” But the naysayers, they just want Rust in Peace 20 times, which […]

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Megadeth crowdfunding rewards include jam/songwriting sessions and guitar lessons

Posted by on April 14, 2015

If you’re an aspiring musician who really, REALLY likes Megadeth and just so happen to have a spare $10k lying around – you now have the chance to jam with with the band. This reward, among many others, is being offered as a perk for Megadeth’s PledgeMusic campaign to fund their new album. The PledgeMusic perks […]

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Marty Friedman says rejoining Megadeth would be a huge step backwards

Posted by on April 10, 2015

Now that Megadeth has a full roster again, former members are getting a little chatty. Former Megadeth guitarist Marty Friedman spoke at length with Argentina’s Vorterix radio station about the recent possibility of his return to the band. Said Friedman, “I don’t know anything about Nick (Menza’s) story, I don’t know what he said, I don’t know anything about […]

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Megadeth officially adds Kiko Loureiro to their lineup

Posted by on April 2, 2015

While Megadeth did a bad job hiding the fact that Lamb Of God’s Chris Adler would appear on the new album, they left many wondering whether rumors about Kiko Loureiro joining the band were true. However, Dave Mustaine has now confirmed that the Angra guitarist is indeed the latest addition to Megadeth. Mustaine had the following to […]

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Megadeth bassist David Ellefson more or less shuts down reunion rumors

Posted by on March 18, 2015

Well, it sure seemed like a good idea while it lasted. Megadeth’s Rust In Peace is a fan favorite, not just because of the songs, but the stellar lineup of guitarist Marty Friedman and drummer Nick Menza alongside Dave Mustaine and David Ellefson. And while there was a short-lived hope that the the Daves might try […]

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Is Chris Adler recording drums for Megadeth’s new album?

Posted by on March 15, 2015

Well, guess we can rule out the Rust In Peace era of Megadeth reuniting anytime soon. A new rumor has been making its way around the web that Megadeth has tapped drummer Chris Adler to play drums on its forthcoming album. The same rumor also suggests that Kiko Loureiro of Brazilian metal band Angra has […]

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