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Megadeth play first show since Dave Mustaine’s cancer diagnosis

Posted by on January 20, 2020

Dave Mustaine is back! In October 2019, we heard the Megadeth singer completed his throat cancer treatments. Tonight (20th), the group had their first performance in over a year and since Mustaine’s diagnosis. The band opened for Five Finger Death Punch at the Hartwell Arena in Helsinki, Finland and performed eleven songs.   Check out […]

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Metallica, Dave Mustaine, Faith No More, etc. pay tribute to Ray Burton

Posted by on January 20, 2020

Metallica have paid tribute to Ray Burton, the father of late bassist Cliff Burton, who passed away on Wednesday (15th).  The heartfelt message started out as a full statement from the band expressing how his “beaming face would regularly greet” them: “It is with incredible sorrow that we said farewell to Cliff’s dad Ray Burton […]

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Megadeth are rehearsing for upcoming tour

Posted by on January 15, 2020

Megadeth have begun rehearsing for their upcoming European tour with Five Finger Death Punch and Bad Wolves. The band has taken a bit of a break after frontman Dave Mustaine’s health issues involving his battle with throat cancer but the band did previously say they might drop some new material before the European tour. The band […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 30 Albums to (hopefully) look forward to in 2020

Posted by on January 8, 2020

  While some of these bands already have a release date set, we went ahead in hopes of seeing new albums from the following twenty-seven artists will arrive before the year ends.    30) The Night Flight Orchestra   It’s official! The Night Flight Orchestra will release their new album Aeromantic on February 28th via […]

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Former Machine Head members post rejected song material

Posted by on January 7, 2020

Former Machine Head members, Phil Demmel and Dave McClain have teamed up with Megadeth’s Dave Ellefson and Bleeding Through’s Brandan Schieppati to drop a new song called “The Permanent Decay.” Demmel explained that him and McClain originally wrote ideas and riffs for Machine Head but it was ultimately rejected by frontman Robb Flynn. Instead of letting […]

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Metal Insider’s 225 Best Metal Albums of the Decade (2010-2019)

Posted by on December 16, 2019

As each year approaches its end, we share our year-end lists highlighting the best of the best of the year. However, we were taken aback, realizing that not only will 2020 mark a new year, it also marks a brand new decade. It’s true what they say; time flies when you’re having fun, listening to […]

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Megadeth to release new music before European tour

Posted by on December 3, 2019

Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine has some good news for fans regarding new music. During an interview with Rolling Stone earlier this week, he told the magazine that the band plans to release some new songs before they head out on their European tour in January. The band had reportedly been working on new music when […]

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Check out Corey Taylor’s Halloween playlist

Posted by on October 31, 2019

Slipknot frontman Corey Taylor has curated a special playlist just for Halloween. The collection consists of 26 songs ranging from artists Slipknot, Talking Heads, W.A.S.P, Dangerous Toys, Iron Maiden, Public Enemy, Marilyn Manson, Slayer, White Zombie, Venom, Megadeth, Black Sabbath, Judas Priest, Alice Cooper, Behemoth, Motley Crue, and more.  Listen to the playlist below:

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Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine to sell nearly 150 items of gear via Reverb

Posted by on October 29, 2019

Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine has teamed up with Reverb to sell guitars, amps, and more. The vocalist/guitarist will open his own Reverb shop on November 4th and it will include almost 150 pieces of gear throughout his entire career. Mustaine commented:  “When you’ve been playing and touring for as long as I have, you tend to […]

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Dave Mustaine has completed his throat cancer treatments

Posted by on October 28, 2019

Megadeth’s Dave Ellefson was the latest guest on Pomelo Rocker and shared that frontman Dave Mustaine has completed his throat cancer treatments and aiming to release the new album in 2020. “With Dave’s throat cancer treatments that he has now completed, and he’s just going through the recovery now, we’re hopeful and optimistic about a full […]

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