Chuck Dauphin for Billboard.com has posted the following concert review. "Jamey Johnson provided what was perhaps one of the most eclectic performances of the evening, teaming up with heavy metal icons Megadeth for Jones' 1998 single "Wild Irish Rose." Read more at Billboard.com.
Megadeth kicked off its "Super Collider" U.S. Tour last night (Saturday, November 23) at Myth Live in St. Paul, MN. The 20-date trek wraps up on December 19 at Grand Sierra Resort in Reno, NV. For more info, tickets, VIP packages and VIP upgrades, go to megadeth.com/tour.
Dave Paulson for The Tennessean has posted the following review. "Jones’ music proved to cross genre lines last night — among the more surprising performers were heavy metal group Megadeth (whose leader Dave Mustaine praised Jones as “a rebel”) and Sam Moore of soul legends Sam & Dave, who brought the crowd to its feet with a stirring take on “The Blues Man,” altering one of its lyrics."
Chris Talbott of The Associated Press has posted the following review. "The George Jones tribute concert opened Friday night with Big & Rich rolling onto the stage on riding lawn mowers. Sam Moore serenaded Jones' widow, Nancy. And Megadeth rocked in memory of "King George".
Megadeth will take part in remembering a country music legend at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena tonight, as part of a tribute concert honoring the late Country Music Hall of Famer George Jones. Megadeth will contribute a performance of Jones' song "Wild Irish Rose". Dave Mustaine commented today, "I am honoring George's belief in the veterans, which is the best way I know to show respect to his legacy, and to his wife and family".
David Ellefson recently spoke with Guitarhoo! about his autobiography, "My Life With Deth", the early days of Megadeth, touring throughout South America with Black Sabbath and more. Check out the chat below.
While Megadeth's "Super Collider" U.S. Tour rolls through St. Paul, Minnesota this weekend, join David Ellefson and Chris Broderick for a very special meet and greet at Capitol Guitars. The event will take place on Saturday, November 23 at 7 p.m.
Warner/Chappell Music, the music publishing arm of Warner Music Group, today announced that it has signed a worldwide publishing agreement with renowned Megadeth singer, songwriter, and guitarist Dave Mustaine.
Shawn Drover has scheduled Meet & Greets at Seminole Music & Sound in Seminole, FL on Sunday, December 8 from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m., and in Houston, TX on Thursday, December 12 from 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. For more information, see below.