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Tag Archives: Megaforce Records

Jon Zazula on Metallica’s ‘Kill ‘Em All’ “It was the greatest thing since sliced bread”

Posted by on November 21, 2019

Jon Zazula is known for taking risks. He surpassed working the 9-5 and accomplished a career many only dream about. Zazula went from owning a record store, Rock’n Roll Heaven, to building Megaforce Records in 1982. This, of course, led to signing Metallica. However, the label also brought on bands including Anthrax, Raven, Testament, and […]

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Megadeth’s David Ellefson launches EMP Records, announces new signing

Posted by on October 7, 2015

Megadeth’s bassist David Ellefson recently announced the launch of his own label, EMP Records. The label is an imprint of Megaforce, home of bands like Anthrax and Bad Brains. Along with the announced, the label already signed the first band in its roster, teenage ‘glitter punk’ outfit, Doll Skin. Ellefson said about the signing: When I was […]

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Tomorrow at CMJ! Scott Ian screening, Incite, ’68, Black Crown Initiate, Toothgrinder showcase

Posted by on October 21, 2014

Don’t forget, tomorrow, is Metal Insider day at CMJ! Things will be starting off at 3pm at Saint Vitus Bar (1120 Manhattan Ave, Brooklyn NY) with a free screening of Scott Ian’s spoken word DVD/CD, Swearing Words in Glasgow. You’ve already probably gotten to hear Ian talk about the first time he ever got drunk (at […]

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Metal Insider hosting free screening of Scott Ian’s ‘Swearing Words in Glasgow DVD

Posted by on October 1, 2014

Yesterday, we announced our CMJ Metal Insider 2014 showcase, taking place on Wednesday, October 22nd at The Wick in Brooklyn. Turns out that’s only half of what we’re up to! Metal Insider is proud to announce that in conjunction with Megaforce Records, we’ll be presenting an exclusive screening of Scott Ian’s Swearing Words In Glasgow DVD. […]

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New management company Breaking Bands headed by Chuck Billy, Jon and Marsha Zazula, Maria Ferrero

Posted by on February 26, 2014

What do you get when you combine veterans of the metal industry with the logo for Breaking Bad? A management company, apparently. Breaking Bands LLC is a new management company that consists of Chuck Billy of Testament,  Adrenaline PR CEO Maria Ferrero,  and former Megaforce Records and Crazed Management owners Jon and Marsha Zazula. Safe to say this company is made up […]

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Brian Posehn’s Top 5: Favorite Bands

Posted by on July 22, 2013

Comedian Brian Posehn is a well-known metalhead. Hell, if the fact he released two albums via Relapse Records wasn’t enough, he also working on a metal comedy album with Scott Ian of Anthrax! So considering how big of a presence metal has in Posehn’s life, we thought we’d ask him what five bands had the […]

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Audio Samples Of Philip Anselmo’s Solo Album Leaks Online

Posted by on June 6, 2013

We’ve already heard two songs off of Philip (H.) Anselmo’s debut solo album Walk Through Exits Only. But in case that wasn’t enough to hold you off till July 16, audio samples of the entire album have made its way online. 30 second samples of each song off of the Down/ex-Pantera frontman’s album can be […]

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Philip Anselmo Announces Solo North American Tour

Posted by on May 21, 2013

Did you enjoy hearing a new song from Philip (H.) Anselmo’s solo album Walk Through Exits Only last week? Then get excited, because you’ll soon get the chance to hear it live, as Anselmo has announced dates for his first ever solo North American tour. The tour, being dubbed Technicians Of Distortion, will find the […]

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Philip Anselmo Premieres New Song Off Solo Album

Posted by on May 13, 2013

Last month, Philip (H.) Anselmo revealed that his long awaited solo album Walk Through Exits Only would be released on July 16 on Housecore Records (via MRI/Megaforce). And while the Down/Pantera singer gave fans a taste of what was to come with his and Warbeast’s split EP, War Of The Gargantuas, Rolling Stone has premiered […]

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Anthrax Perform First Show With Shadows Fall Guitarist, Streaming AC/DC Cover

Posted by on February 22, 2013

While their former guitarist now plays in Volbeat, Anthrax recruited Shadows Fall’s Jon Donais to fill in for their forthcoming tour plans. And last night (February 21), Donais made his live debut with the band at The Hi-Fi in Brisbane, Australia. The show also saw Anthrax performing with drummer Jon Dette (who is filling in […]

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