September 30, 2010 - JÄGERMEISTER MUSIC TOUR PROMO VIDEO FEATURING DAVID ELLEFSON
Megadeth returned to the road last week for the Jägermeister Fall Music Tour with Slayer and Anthrax. Jägermeister caught up with Megadeth bassist David Ellefson to talk about the tour, his first experience with Jägermeister and more. Read a press release HERE and watch the video HERE. Tickets for the Jägermeister Fall Music Tour are on sale now at www.jagermeistermusictour.com.
September 30, 2010 - MEGADETH: 'RUST IN PEACE LIVE' REVIEWED BY HELLBOUND.CA
Sean Palmerston for Hellbound.ca has posted the following "Rust In Peace Live" Blu-ray review: "Recorded live at Hollywood’s Palladium during the first leg of their "Rust In Peace" anniversary tour, the show was captured beautifully on a mixture of digital cameras and film that has a great pace. The cuts are not overtly quick, a problem with many live concert films these days, and it sounds really good both through my television and my stereo system." Read the entire review HERE
September 29, 2010 - DAVE MUSTAINE INTERVIEWED BY TOTAL GUITAR
Ed Mitchell for Total Guitar recently caught up with Dave Mustaine to get the lowdown on the fiery riffs from "Hangar 18". DM: "I wrote a lot of songs when I was really young. "Rust In Peace...Polaris" was written before I was in my first band, Panic. So was "Mechanix" ("Killing Is My Business... And Business Is Good!", 1985). "Hangar 18" was just another one of those songs, although it was actually under a different title." Read the interview HERE
September 28, 2010 - LISTEN TO 'SUDDEN DEATH' FROM 'GUITAR HERO: WARRIORS OF ROCK' NOW!
Penned exclusively for "Guitar Hero: Warriors Of Rock" which hits stores today [September 28], Dave Mustaine has outdone himself with a new track called "Sudden Death". While the brand new Guitar Hero features a story-based adventure mode for the first time in the games' career (voiced by Kiss' Gene Simmons no less), players will have to master Megadeth's "Sudden Death" to win the game. You can now own the MP3 by visiting iTunes or listen to it streaming in the player HERE
September 27, 2010 - CHAT LIVE WITH DAVID ELLEFSON WEDNESDAY AT THE MEGAFANCLUB
MegaFanClub members, chat live with David Ellefson Wednesday, September 29 at 5PM PDT/8PM EDT (24:00 GMT) at the MegaFanClub chat room! An autographed "Rust In Peace Live" DVD signed by the whole band will be given away following the chat! Chat is exclusive to MFC members. Not a member? Join today and take part in the Golden Megadeth Guitar Pick contest with your chance to win BIG! Details are at the club. http://megafanclub.megadeth.com.
September 26, 2010 - DAVE MUSTAINE INTERVIEWED ON FULL METAL JACKIE'S RADIO SHOW
Dave Mustaine was interviewed on the September 17-19 edition of Full Metal Jackie's nationally syndicated radio show. Dave talks about his new book "Mustaine: A Heavy Metal Memoir", the camaraderie between the bands on tour, the return of David Ellefson to Megadeth, and more. You can now listen to the chat using the audio player below.
September 25, 2010 - DAVE MUSTAINE INTERVIEWED BY CANADA'S EXCLAIM!
Keith Carman of Canada's Exclaim! recently conducted an interview with Dave Mustaine. "When one amasses Mustaine's list of accomplishments, embarrassments, feuds, fornication, addictions and amazing albums, it's one hell of a tale. Such is exactly the point behind his latest endeavour: putting pen to paper in an effort to recount the good, bad and ugly. The resulting affair dubbed "Mustaine: A Heavy Metal Memoir" (It Books) is an engaging, honest and occasionally surprising look at three decades in the platinized spotlight." Read the interview HERE
September 24, 2010 - ULTIMATE FAN PACKAGES AVAILABLE, FAN PHOTOS POSTED ONLINE
Megadeth Ultimate Fan Packages for the Jägermeister Fall Music Tour are available at ILoveAllAccess.com. Packages include concert ticket in first 10 rows or priority access with general admission ticket, meet 'n greet & photo op with Megadeth, pre-show party, exclusive Megadeth gift bag, early entrance to venue, and more! Photos of fans with the VIP packages during the "American Carnage" tour are now posted online HERE
September 24, 2010 - DAVE MUSTAINE DISCUSSES 'SUDDEN DEATH' ON G4TV'S 'X-PLAY'
Dave Mustaine appeared on Wednesday (September 22) night's episode of G4TV's gaming show "X-Play". He discussed Megadeth's new track called "Sudden Death", which will serve as the finger-busting finale to the forthcoming "Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock" game. Neversoft producer Randy Guillote and Dave Mustaine have combined forces to revamp the series, and in this "Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock" preview, Adam Sessler hears from both on the game's title track, redesigned guitar, and rejiggered Quest Mode. Watch Dave’s appearance on the program HERE
September 23, 2010 - 'THE BIG FOUR: LIVE FROM SOFIA, BULGARIA': NEW DVD TRAILER RELEASED
A three-and-a-half-minute trailer for the "The Big Four: Live From Sofia, Bulgaria" DVD and Blu-ray can be viewed HERE. Universal Music will release "The Big Four: Live From Sofia, Bulgaria" DVD and Blu-ray containing footage of the June 22, 2010 Sonisphere cinecast from the Sofia, Bulgaria leg of the touring rock festival featuring the "Big Four" of 1980s thrash metal — Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth and Anthrax. The DVD hits the streets on October 29 in Northern Europe, November 1 in most of the rest of the world, November 2 in North America and the full shows from all four bands will be included in the two-disc set along with behind-the-scenes and interview footage.
September 23, 2010 - AUTOGRAPHED MEGADETH BASS AMPLIFIER ON AUCTION FOR CHARITY
A rare and one-of-a-kind Hartke bass amplifier is being auctioned via eBay with 100% of the proceeds being donated to the American Cancer Society. This Hartke bass amp was owned and played by David Ellefson and used in Megadeth's rehearsal/warm-up room backstage on the "Rust in Peace" 20th anniversary tour, the 2010 European summer tour including the "Big Four" Sonisphere shows, and the "American Carnage" tour. This amp was autographed backstage during the "American Carnage" tour at the Izod Center in New Jersey on August 12, 2010 by Dave Mustaine, David Ellefson, Chris Broderick and Shawn Drover. For more information, go HERE
September 23, 2010 - DAVID ELLEFSON FEATURED IN CHRISTIAN MUSICIAN MAGAZINE
David Ellefson is featured in the September/October issue of Christian Musician.com magazine. "A few years ago we interviewed David Ellefson and heard about how he had left Megadeth and started a local worship ministry called Megalife. As that new venture was maturing and David was spending his time in other music related pursuits, a call came in from an unexpected source. That led to a chain reaction that has spiritual significance as well as a musical resurgence. But let’s let David tell the story..." Read the entire interview online HERE
September 23, 2010 - DAVE MUSTAINE ENJOYS DRIVING FAST IN HIS ASTON MARTIN VANQUISH S
Petrina Gentile for The Globe and Mail has published the following article of Dave Mustaine with his 2004 Aston Martin Vanquish S: "Early in his career as a heavy metal singer and guitarist, Dave Mustaine had a reputation for living life in the fast lane. Nowadays, the founder of Megadeth still has a fast-paced lifestyle – the 49-year-old has a new book out called "Mustaine: A Heavy Metal Memoir", and Megadeth has released a new "Rust In Peace Live" CD and DVD and is doing a massive world tour." Read the article and see photos of Dave with his Aston Martin HERE
September 23, 2010 - SHAWN DROVER SCHEDULES DDRUM DRUM CLINICS IN NOVEMBER
Shawn Drover will be conducting three free drum clinics in central Florida this coming November. The following dates have been scheduled: November 9 at All Pro Percussion in Tampa, Florida, November 10 at Drums 2 Go in Orlando, Florida, and November 11 at Seminole Music & Sound in Seminole, Florida. For more information and to sign up for Shawn's clinics, visit www.ddrumnews.blogspot.com.
September 23, 2010 - DAVID ELLEFSON SCHEDULED TO APPEAR AT HARTKE BASS CLINICS
David Ellefson, who recently returned "home" to Hartke bass amplifiers, has scheduled his famous and world renowned bass clinics at Sam Ash music stores during Megadeth's upcoming "Jägermeister Music Tour featuring Slayer and Megadeth with Anthrax". The first of the five bass clinics scheduled takes place this Saturday, September 25 in San Antonio, Texas. Check all dates for David's upcoming bass clinics HERE
September 21, 2010 - JÄGERMEISTER MUSIC TOUR PROMO VIDEO FEATURING DAVE MUSTAINE
Megadeth hits the road again this week for the 20-city U.S. Jägermeister Fall Music Tour, featuring 1991's original American "Clash of the Titans" lineup: Megadeth, Slayer and Anthrax. Check out a new video from Dave Mustaine as he talks about what you can expect from the band on the tour, including details about what is sure to be an epic set list. Watch the video HERE. Tickets for the Jägermeister Fall Music Tour are on sale now at www.jagermeistermusictour.com.
September 21, 2010 - 'THE BIG FOUR' DVD: NEW RELEASE DATES ANNOUNCED
Universal Music will release "The Big Four: Live From Sofia, Bulgaria" DVD and Blu-ray containing footage of the June 22, 2010 Sonisphere cinecast from the Sofia, Bulgaria leg of the touring rock festival featuring the "Big Four" of 1980s thrash metal — Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth and Anthrax. The DVD hits the streets on October 29 in Northern Europe, November 1 in most of the rest of the world, November 2 in North America and the full shows from all four bands will be included in the two-disc set along with behind-the-scenes and interview footage. A 36-second look at the limited-edition "super deluxe" "The Big Four: Live From Sofia, Bulgaria" box set can be viewed HERE
September 20, 2010 - FIND THE GOLDEN MEGADETH GUITAR PICK AND WIN BIG AT THE MFC!
The MegaFanClub is now offering a chance to win one of ten pairs of Megadeth meet 'n greet passes and concert tickets, a free renewal of next year's MFC membership, a limited edition autographed photo, and a "Rust In Peace Live" DVD! Between September 20, 2010 and October 20, 2010, ten MegaFanClub premium packages will have a golden Megadeth guitar pick included inside. If you find a golden guitar pick in your package, you win the above prizes! All you need to do to enter to win is purchase a MFC premium membership or renew your premium membership up until midnight pacific time October 20, 2010. For more information, visit the MegaFanClub.
September 20, 2010 - DAVID ELLEFSON, SHAWN DROVER INTERVIEWED BY MTV GREECE
David Ellefson and Shawn Drover were interviewed by MTV Greece when Megadeth played the Greek edition of the Sonisphere festival on June 24, 2010 at Terra Vibe Park in Athens. David and Shawn talk about playing the Sonisphere shows with the "Big Four", David's return to Megadeth, "The Right To Go Insane" video shoot, the days of Megadeth skydiving, and more. Watch the chat HERE
September 19, 2010 - DAVE MUSTAINE DISCUSSES AUTOBIOGRAPHY WITH IOWA'S ROCK 108
Dave Mustaine recently spoke to Iowa's "pure rock" radio station Rock 108 about his newly published autobiography, "Mustaine: A Heavy Metal Memoir". Dave talks about what led him to write his autobiography, David Ellefson's return to Megadeth, the story of how Dave started to sing for Megadeth, playing "Rust In Peace" on the current tours, and more. Listen to the chat using the audio player below.
September 18, 2010 - DAVE MUSTAINE INTERVIEWED BY GUITAR WORLD
Richard Bienstock for Guitar World sat down with Dave Mustaine prior to Megadeth’s American and Canadian Carnage summer tour with Slayer and Testament. The interview was originally published in the July 2010 issue of Guitar World magazine and is now available online. Dave Mustaine reflects on Megadeth’s mega-successful 20th anniversary "Rust In Peace" tour and talks about the thrash metal classic that continues to eat the competition. Read the entire interview HERE
September 18, 2010 - DAVID ELLEFSON INTERVIEWED IN SEATTLE - VIDEO
Litsa Olsson conducted an interview with David Ellefson when Megadeth played the WaMu Theater in Seattle, Washington on Sepember 3, 2010 with Slayer and Testament as part of the "American Carnage" tour. David talks about his return to Megadeth, making albums in today's market, the anniversary of "Rust In Peace", his passion for music, and more. Watch the chat HERE
September 18, 2010 - 'MUSTAINE: A LIFE IN METAL' SPECIAL OFFER AT THE MEGAFANCLUB
Starting today, September 18 at 12 noon central time (17:00 GMT), 200 autographed copies of the U.K. edition of Dave Mustaine's new autobiography, "Mustaine: A Life In Metal", will be made available for purchase at the MegaFanClub store to all MFC members! Copies will go fast! "Mustaine: A Life In Metal", was released on September 16 via HarperCollins's Harper NonFiction imprint. The book was co-written by award-winning journalist and New York Times bestselling author Joe Layden. Not a member of the MFC yet? Join HERE
September 17, 2010 - MEGADETH TO PLAY AT ARIZONA STATE FAIR
Megadeth is confirmed to headline a one-off show at the Arizona State Fair on November 6, 2010 in Phoenix, Arizona. Tickets for reserved seating go on sale at 10AM Saturday, September 18. Check the Killing Road for details. The Arizona State Fair is an annual state fair, held at a permanent fairgrounds in Phoenix, Arizona. For more information, visit www.azstatefair.com.
September 16, 2010 - DAVID ELLEFSON INTERVIEWED BY METAL SANAZ
Metal Sanaz conducted separate interviews with David Ellefson in Long Beach, California on August 29 and Sacramento, California on September 1. David talks about touring the globe this year with Megadeth, the 'Big Four' shows this past summer in Europe, the upcoming Jägermeister Music Tour, and more. Both interviews can now be seen HERE
September 16, 2010 - 'RUST IN PEACE LIVE' CD, DVD, BLU-RAY DEBUT ON BILLBOARD CHARTS
Megadeth's "Rust In Peace Live" CD — which captures the final night of the band's historic month-long "Rust In Peace" 20th anniversary tour — has debuted at position #161 on The Billboard Top 200 chart. Meanwhile, the DVD/Blu-ray version of "Rust In Peace Live" has landed at #2 on the Top Billboard 50 Music Videos chart. The concert was recorded at The Palladium in Hollywood on March 31, 2010 and was directed by Kerry Asmussen. The 80-minute DVD and Blu-ray also includes behind-the-scenes footage, including a rare glimpse of the band rehearsing in their dressing room as they prepare to take the stage. See the full track listing for the "Rust In Peace Live" CD, DVD and Blu-ray HERE
September 16, 2010 - 'MUSTAINE: A LIFE IN METAL' HITS STORES IN THE U.K. TODAY
The U.K. edition of Dave Mustaine's new autobiography, "Mustaine: A Life In Metal", has now been released via HarperCollins's Harper NonFiction imprint. "Former Metallica guitarist and founding member of Megadeth, Dave Mustaine talks for the first time about his life in rock 'n' roll, finally telling the inside story of two of the most influential heavy metal bands in the world." "Mustaine: A Life In Metal" (and the U.S. edition, "Mustaine: A Heavy Metal Memoir") was co-written by award-winning journalist and New York Times bestselling author Joe Layden. To order the U.K. edition of the book online, go HERE
September 16, 2010 - 'THE BIG FOUR' SUPER DELUXE BOX SET: FIRST PHOTO AVAILABLE
The first photo of the limited-edition "super deluxe" "The Big Four: Live From Sofia, Bulgaria" box set — including the DVD set, five CDs with ALL the music, a 24-page booklet, a poster, photos of each band, and a "Big Four" guitar pick — can be viewed HERE. Universal Music will release "The Big Four: Live From Sofia, Bulgaria" DVD and Blu-ray containing footage of the June 22, 2010 Sonisphere cinecast from the Sofia, Bulgaria leg of the touring rock festival featuring the "Big Four" of 1980s thrash metal — Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth and Anthrax. The DVD hits the streets on October 15 in Northern Europe, October 18 in most of the rest of the world, October 19 in North America. See the track listing HERE
September 16, 2010 - DAVID ELLEFSON TALKS ABOUT UPCOMING JÄGERMEISTER MUSIC TOUR
Video footage of David Ellefson talking about Megadeth's upcoming Jägermeister Music Tour with Slayer and Anthrax can be viewed below. The Jägermeister Fall Music Tour is set to kick off September 24 at Superpages in Dallas, Texas. The 20-date concert trek will be the first time Slayer, Megadeth and Anthrax have shared an American stage since the classic 1991 "Clash of the Titans" tour. Watch the video clip with David HERE
September 15, 2010 - MEGADETH IS NOW ON APPLE'S NEW ITUNES PING
On September 1, 2010, Apple introduced iTunes 10 with Ping, a new music-oriented social network for following your favorite artists and friends to discover what music they're talking about, listening to and downloading. iTunes Ping lets you post your thoughts and opinions, your favorite albums and songs, the music you've downloaded from iTunes, plus view concert listings and tell your friends which concerts you plan to attend. You can now follow Megadeth on Ping at www.itunes.com/megadeth.
September 14, 2010 - DAVE MUSTAINE PLAYS 'SUDDEN DEATH' ON GUITAR HERO
Elliott Rudner of TheHeroFeed has uploaded video footage of Dave Mustaine playing the Megadeth song "Sudden Death" on the "Guitar Hero: Warriors Of Rock" game. Mustaine told RollingStone.com the track has a "funky kind of polyrhythm to it" which will make it even more difficult for the Guitar Hero elite. "Just the sheer repetitiveness of it can blow people's minds. Watch the clip HERE
September 13, 2010 - HAPPY BIRTHDAY DAVE!
Happy Birthday, Dave!!!!!! Just wanted to wish my band mate a great 49th Birthday today. Enjoy it, Dave. -Shawn
Happy Birthday Dave!!! Don't use all your wind blowing out all of those candles, we still have another tour leg to go, ahhhahah. All kidding aside, I hope you enjoy the time at home with your family and we will have to celebrate it again with David and Shawn on the next outing.
With all the memories we've relived in this exciting 2010, its hard to believe we've been rolling for so many years together. So, to my most devoted friend and musical brother Dave, I wish you a most blessed and Happy birthday today. -David
September 12, 2010 - MEGADETH: 'RUST IN PEACE LIVE' REVIEWED BY SEATLLE PI
Charley Doherty for Seattle pi has posted the following "Rust In Peace Live" CD/DVD review: "As we head into fall and trick-or-treat season, it's a safe bet that with "Rust In Peace Live", you'll be getting a real treat in whatever format you choose. Any serious Megadeth fan and fan of this album should definitely add this release to his or her collection." Read the entire review HERE
September 11, 2010 - MEGADETH BAND ASSISTANT CHECKS IN WITH TOUR BLOG
Megadeth Band Assistant, Rikki Cameron, has submitted the following tour blog to Megadeth.com's journal section: "And at long last, we finally get a little bit of rest!! "Canadian Carnage" and now "American Carnage" has ended and Megadeth and their crew is taking a much deserved rest for a couple of weeks before we head back out for the "Jägermeister Music Tour" to kick your butts all over again." MORE
September 10, 2010 - SHAWN DROVER INTERVIEWED BY CAPITAL CHAOS - VIDEO
Shawn Drover was interviewed by Stinky of CapitolChaos.net during Megadeth's performance on September 1st at the Arco Arena in Sacramento, CA. Shawn talks about where he grew up, the "Endgame" album and co-writing "Head Crusher", taking his son Ryan to his first Judas Priest concert, his love for Rush, and more. Watch the chat HERE
September 9, 2010 - KERRY KING TALKS MEGADETH AND 'AMERICAN CARNAGE' WITH ROADRUNNER
The first half of the "American Carnage" tour featuring Megadeth, Slayer and Testament has just come to an end this past weekend, but leg 2 of the tour featuring Megadeth, Slayer and Anthrax is only weeks away. While the killer show came to the IZOD Center in New Jersey last month, we [Roadrunner Records] caught up with Slayer guitarist Kerry King backstage to talk about all things thrash and all things Carnage. And what we got was a pretty cool lesson in how things have changed in the 20 years it's been since Slayer first toured with Megadeth on the "Clash of the Titans" tour in 1990/1991. Watch the chat HERE
September 8, 2010 - TICKETS ON SALE TODAY FOR AUSTRALIA'S 'NO SLEEP TIL' FESTIVAL
Megadeth, NOFX, Dropkick Murphys, 3 Inches Of Blood, Parkway Drive, A Day To Remember, Katatonia and GWAR are among the confirmed bands for the "No Sleep Til", an Australian touring festival that will deliver a mix of the best international and local acts from the legendary to the up-and-comers. Leading the charge for this historic event is Megadeth, who will be performing its now-classic release "Rust In Peace" in its entirety. Tickets go on sale today (midday Thursday, September 9 Australia time). For more information, visit www.nosleeptil.com.au.
September 7, 2010 - DAVID ELLEFSON INTERVIEWED BY BLOODY-DISGUSTING.COM
Bloody-Disgusting.com conducted an interview with David Ellefson when Megadeth played at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Michigan on August 19, 2010 as part of the "American Carnage" tour with Slayer and Testament. David talks about Megadeth's stop in Detroit, his return to Megadeth, the 'Big Four', the "American Carnage" tour, his favorite horror movies, and more. Watch the chat HERE
September 7, 2010 - MEGADETH 'RUST IN PEACE LIVE' BLU-RAY, DVD, CD RELEASED TODAY
The final night of Megadeth's historic month-long "Rust In Peace" 20th anniversary tour has been captured for the new "Rust In Peace Live" Blu-ray, DVD and CD, released today, September 7 via Shout! Factory. The concert was recorded at The Palladium in Hollywood on March 31, 2010 and was directed by Kerry Asmussen. The 80-minute DVD and Blu-ray also includes behind-the-scenes footage, including a rare glimpse of the band rehearsing in their dressing room as they prepare to take the stage. See the track listing HERE. For more information and to purchase "Rust In Peace Live", go HERE
September 6, 2010 - 'AMERICAN CARNAGE' CONCERT REVIEW - SEATTLE, WA
Greg Barbrick of Seattle pi has posted the following "American Carnage" concert review: "It was loud, it was sweaty, and it was brutal. It was also one of the best thrash shows Seattle has seen in years. The "American Carnage" tour is a triple-bill knockout featuring Slayer, Megadeth, and Testament. Their stop at the Wamu Theatre last night was an all-out assault, and the fans wouldn’t have had it any other way." Read the review HERE
September 5, 2010 - SHAWN DROVER INTERVIEWED IN ROME - VIDEO
Unprogged.com conducted an interview with Shawn Drover when Megadeth played Rome, Italy on June 4, 2010. Shawn talks about being a Grandfather at the age of 44, his excitement to play the 'Big Four' shows in Europe, some of his favorite bands and bass players, his left-handed drumming technique, his view on politics, and more. Watch the chat in two parts HERE
September 4, 2010 - DAVE MUSTAINE SHEDS LIGHT ON HIS HEAVY METAL MEMOIR
Keith Carman of Exclaim! recently conducted an interview with Dave Mustaine about Dave's newly published autobiography, "Mustaine: A Heavy Metal Memoir". "Earlier this month, heavy metal luminary/Megadeth founder Dave Mustaine released "Mustaine: A Heavy Metal Memoir", a new book that touches on the obvious (formative years as a virtual street kid and the over-discussed Metallica debacle), the private (personal relationships/religious beliefs) and a lot in between. It recounts thoughts, experiences and memories on a truly adventurous life, something Mustaine admits was quite purifying." Read the interview HERE
September 3, 2010 - SHAWN DROVER AND CHUCK BILLY INTERVIEWED BY ROADRUNNER
Jen Guyre of Roadrunner Records recently conducted an interview with Shawn Drover and Testament's Chuck Billy. "Though the first half of the "American Carnage" Tour featuring Megadeth, Slayer and Testament is finishing up here in the US, there's one thing we learned from hanging out backstage with Megadeth drummer Shawn Drover and Testament frontman Chuck Billy: the friendships between these thrash giants is as strong as ever." Watch the chat HERE
September 3, 2010 - DAVID ELLEFSON INTERVIEWED BY BAY AREA BACKSTAGE
Bay Area Backstage conducted an interview with David Ellefson when Megadeth played at the Cow Palace in San Francisco, California on August 31, 2010. David talks about growing up, moving to California at an early age to pursue music and the support from his parents, the first Megadeth shows in the Bay Area, his faith, the current Megadeth tour, and more. Watch the chat HERE
September 2, 2010 - MEGADETH: 'RUST IN PEACE LIVE' REVIEWED BY CONSEQUENCE OF SOUND
David Buchanan for Consequence Of Sound has published the following review of Megadeth's forthcoming "Rust In Peace Live" DVD which was recorded at The Palladium in Hollywood, California on March 31, 2010 and is set to be released on CD, Blu-ray and DVD on September 7. "What we get on "Rust In Peace Live" is no laughing matter, nor is it mere runoff from the success of Megadeth’s recent return to the mainstream eye. This is unadulterated awesomeness, some of which has never ever been played live until now." MORE
September 2, 2010 - 'AMERICAN CARNAGE' SERVES UP CLASSIC THRASH SHOW IN SAN FRANCISCO
Ross Moody for Green Shoelace has posted the following “American Carnage” concert review from Tuesday (August 31) night's show in San Francisco, California: "There were no screens to project the action onstage to the crowds seated far away, but for all those who were up-close enough to see it in detail, lead singer and guitarist Dave Mustaine’s fingerwork on the final solo of the song ("Holy Wars…The Punishment Due") must have seemed like an eighth wonder of the world." Read the review HERE
September 1, 2010 - DAVE MUSTAINE DISCUSSES HIS AUTOBIOGRAPHY WITH ROADRUNNER
Roadrunner Records conducted an interview with Dave Mustaine during his book-signing on August 12, 2010 at Borders bookstore in New York, NY. "Megadeth mainman Dave Mustaine’s autobiography "Mustaine: A Heavy Metal Memoir" was released on August 3rd in the US and debuted on the New York Times Bestsellers List the following week. The very day that accomplishment was announced, Mustaine was holding a book signing at Borders Books on Wall Street, and Roadrunner was on hand to talk to him not only about the amazing feat, but what went into the book and why now was the time to release it in the first place." View photos from the event HERE. Read the interview HERE
September 1, 2010 - MEGADETH PERFORMS 'MY LAST WORDS' IN SAN FRANCISCO
Shawn Drover has issued the following update: "Well, last night was fun. Lars [Ulrich] asked us to play "My Last Words" 2 minutes before we went onstage-And being as we have never even rehearsed that tune with this lineup and Megadeth hasn't played that tune since 2005 in the land of OZ, I think we pulled it off rather well. Don't worry though, next time Metallica comes to where I live, I will return the favor and ask them DURING their show to play the most obscure tune they haven't played in years!!! Baaaaaaaaaaaahhhhhhhhhaaaaaaaaaa :D All kidding aside, that was actually really fun to just wing it and enjoy the moment. I hope the crowd did enjoy it as well." MORE
September 1, 2010 - DAVID ELLEFSON INTERVIEWED BY LA MUSIC BLOG
Shannon Joy of the LA Music Blog recently conducted an interview with David Ellefson. "As a founding member of one of thrash’s most iconic bands, Dave Ellefson has been a staple in the heavy metal community for over 25 years. Following a feud with Megadeth main-man Dave Mustaine in the early 2000’s, Ellefson parted ways with the band to focus on several pet projects, as well as his MEGA Life Christian Ministry. Right in time for the highly anticipated 20th anniversary of their metal monument, "Rust in Peace", Ellefson announced his return to the band in February of this year." Read the interview HERE
November 1, 2011:
GIGANTOUR 2012 DATES ANNOUNCED
Octboer 24, 2011:
MEGADETH TO PERFORM ON 'JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE!' ON HALLOWEEN NIGHT
September 27, 2011:
GIGANTOUR 2012 - MEGADETH, MOTÖRHEAD, VOLBEAT, LACUNA COIL
October 19, 2010:
MEGADETH, SLAYER, ANTHRAX DESCRIBE JÄGERMEISTER IN ONE WORD
October 12, 2010:
JÄGERMEISTER MUSIC TOUR - MEGADETH TECH FRED KOWALA
September 30, 2010:
JÄGERMEISTER MUSIC TOUR - ELLEFSON PROMO VIDEO
August 26, 2010:
MEGADETH TO HEADLINE 'NO SLEEP TIL' FESTIVAL TOUR
August 17, 2010:
SLAYER, MEGADETH, ANTHRAX - JÄGERMEISTER FALL MUSIC TOUR ANNOUNCED
July 8, 2010:
DAVE MUSTAINE'S AUTOBIOGRAPHY TO BE RELEASED NEXT MONTH
June 4, 2010:
NEW TRACK, 'SUDDEN DEATH' TO BE FEATURED ON GUITAR HERO
April 13, 2010:
MEGADETH ANNOUNCES TOUR DATES IN SOUTH AMERICA
February 8, 2010:
BASSIST DAVID ELLEFSON RETURNS TO MEGADETH LINE-UP
February 1, 2010:
NEW DATES ANNOUNCED FOR AMERICAN CARNAGE TOUR
January 25, 2010:
MEGADETH 2010 "RUST IN PEACE 20TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR"
January 7, 2010:
AMERICAN CARNAGE TOUR POSTPONED
December 17, 2009:
MEGADETH, SLAYER, TESTAMENT TALK 'AMERICAN CARNAGE'
November 16, 2009:
MEGADETH, SLAYER TEAM UP FOR 'AMERICAN CARNAGE'
October 20, 2009:
'MEGADETH RADIO' TO EXPLODE ONTO THE AIRWAVES OCTOBER 22ND
September 14, 2009:
MEGADETH TO HEADLINE "ENDGAME TOUR" ACROSS THE U.S.
June 18, 2009:
'ENDGAME' TO BE TITLE OF MEGADETH'S TWELFTH STUDIO ALBUM
April 27, 2009:
MEGADETH AND SLAYER TO CO-HEADLINE "CANADIAN CARNAGE"
April 2, 2009:
INTRODUCING THE NEW 1960DM DAVE MUSTAINE SIGNATURE CABS
August 18, 2008:
MEGADETH "ANTHOLOGY: SET THE WORLD AFIRE" DUE SEPTEMBER 30
January 14, 2008:
GIGANTOUR NORTH AMERICA DATES AND NEW LEAD GUITARIST!
December 21, 2007:
MUSTAINES DONATE TOYS TO THE 'TOYS FOR TOTS' ORGANIZATION
October 5, 2007:
GIGANTOUR 2007 OZ - 2ND SYDNEY SHOW ADDED!
September 18, 2007:
MEGA-CALLS: LEAVE MESSAGES FOR MEMBERS OF MEGADETH ON THEIR CELLS!
August 10, 2007:
MEGADETH UNVEILS ITS 4-CD+DVD BOX SET "WARCHEST"
August 9, 2007:
MEGADETH RETURN TO AUSTRALIA TO HEADLINE GIGANTOUR 2007
July 10, 2007:
MEGADETH ANNOUNCES NORTH AMERICAN FALL HEADLINE TOUR
January 22, 2007:
MEGADETH TO PLAY ON HEAVEN AND HELL CANADIAN TOUR!
January 19, 2007:
DAVE MUSTAINE SIGNS WITH DEAN GUITARS
December 6, 2006:
Dave Mustaine announces departure from ESP Guitars
December 4, 2006:
THAT ONE NIGHT: LIVE IN BUENOS AIRES - Live DVD out March 6 2007
May 15, 2006:
MEGADETH SIGNS WITH ROADRUNNER RECORDS!
January 27, 2006:
ARSENAL OF MEGADETH - Two disc DVD in stores March 21
July 19, 2005:
Megadeth and Sanctuary part ways
April 5, 2005:
July 27, 2004:
'Chat with Dave Mustaine' Contest
January 17, 2002:
Megadeth Re-releases Groundbreaking Debut Album
January 6, 2002:
Megadeth To Release First-Ever Live Album
October 22, 2001:
Megadeth Postpones Scheduled Dates in Buenos Aires
September 27, 2001:
Megadeth: Behind The Music Set For Home Video Release
August 6, 2001:
Fans to choose Megadeth set lists!
July 30, 2001:
Megadeth's Problems in Asia Continue
July 23, 2001:
Megadeth Public Enemy Number One!
May 7, 2001:
Megadeth launch brand new album in Canada
April 20, 2001:
Megadeth to be Profiled on VH1's "Behind The Music"
April 16, 2001:
Megadeth Review at ElectricBasement.com
April 2, 2001:
Megadeth's New Single "Moto Psycho" #1 Most-Added at Radio
March 15, 2001:
Megadeth to shoot video for "Moto Psycho" in LA
March 1, 2001:
Megadeth join AC/DC to Rock the Bowl
January 19, 2001:
New Record, New Future With 'The World Needs A Hero'