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Marty Friedman Won’t Rule Out a Return to Megadeth

Following on from Dave Mustaine’s cryptic festive message, which stated that “2015 will bring great news for Megadeth fans around the world, from the East to the West“, former guitarist Marty Friedman has said that he wouldn’t rule out a possible return to the band. Mustaine is currently seeking out a new guitarist and drummer… READ MORE

Chris Broderick and Shawn Drover Part Ways With Megadeth

Chris Broderick and Shawn Drover Part Ways With Megadeth

In a shock announcement guitarist Chris Broderick and drummer Shawn Drover have both announced their departure from thrash veterans, Megadeth.  Both musicians released statements about their decisions to leave the band.

 Chris Broderick said in a statement via his website and Facebook; ‘Due to artistic and musical differences, it is with great reluctance that I… READ MORE

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Megadeth Plan To Auction Off Equipment, Souvenirs

In an awesome turn of events, the legendary thrash metal band Megadeth are planning to create an auction for equipment and other memorabilia, encompassing decades of history. It is rare that any band of this nature would ever engage in an such an awesome act, benefitting collectors and fans alike. A “treasure trove” of items… READ MORE

My Top 10 Guitar Tones On Metal Albums

The ability to like and understand metal comes from being an active music listener. Most people have music in the background of their lives—to pass the time while driving, at work, or during dinner. Persons that listen to metal place music at the forefront of their lives as the sheer intensity and intricacies of all… READ MORE

Mustaine Shares Nostalgic Tweet With James Hetfield On His Birthday

Unless you have been living under a rock, everyone knows that Dave Mustaine was a member of the group Metallica and was unceremoniously let go back in 1983. Over the years both Mustaine and Hetfield have occasionally taken shots at one another and partaken in seemingly bizarre online posts to one another that reflect a… READ MORE

The Future President Of Indonesia Is A Metal Head?

It is without question that the heavy metal and hard rock culture are a truly niche art form. Although popular over the world, there still isn’t a lot of appeal in certain aspects of society. What may even be less common is the admiration of metal from the political forum. There has been a fair… READ MORE

Marty Friedman Goes From Megadeth To Japanese Pop

Marty Friedman is from a long line of accomplished guitarists for the thrash metal pioneers Megadeth. For several years Mr. Friedman was part of what is considered the quintessential Megadeth dynasty and his impressive lead guitar chops helped propel Megadeth to new heights. Alongside Megadeth founder Dave Mustaine, the only member to remain in the… READ MORE

Loudwire Picks Their 10 Best American Metal Bands

To honor the achievements made by American metal bands since the insurgence of thrash metal in the 80s, has compiled its list of the 10 Best American Metal Bands. While there is little doubt English bands like Black Sabbath, Judas Priest, and Iron Maiden set the standard for metal music in the 70s, the… READ MORE

Megadeth Tour Plans On Hold as Ellefson Grieves Brother’s Death

Eliot Ellefson, 51, lost a two-year battle with cancer this week. In response the band has decided to cancel any immediate tour plans, allowing the Ellefson family to mourn their loss. An official statement released by the band says, “Megadeth has cancelled immediate tour plans as bassist David Ellefson and his family mourn the loss… READ MORE

Dave Mustaine Denies ‘Youthanasia 20th Anniversary Tour’ Announcement

Megadeth guitarist/vocalist Dave Mustaine says the band will not be kicking off a ‘Youthanasia 20th Anniversary Tour’ this month, despite reports to the contrary. In a statement released on his official Facebook page, Mustaine explained that while the band would be playing their upcoming scheduled shows, they were not in celebration of the 20th anniversary… READ MORE