A special 3-hour tribute to the "Big Four" of 1980s thrash metal ??? Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth and Anthrax ??? will be featured on the New Year's Eve (Friday, December 31st) edition of Tony Webster's (Archetype singer) "The Metal Command" radio show on 88.3 WBWC. Check out a flyer for this special show and tune in from 10 p.m. - 1 a.m. (EST)
Dave Mustaine and Zoom will introduce the all-new G2.1DM Dave Mustaine Signature Edition Guitar Effects Pedal at a press conference on Saturday, January 15, 2011 from 1:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Zoom booth (#5940) at the NAMM (National Association Of Music Merchants) show at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. "This pedal is built for action," declares Mustaine. "With my...
Jessica Willoughby for Perth, Australia's In My Community has posted the following concert review: "It is hard to believe it has been two decades since the seminal release of Megadeth's "Rust In Peace". The fourth studio album from one of the big four of American thrash - and considered among one of the most influential heavy metal albums of all time - it seemed only fitting that this occasion...
Sudden Death," the 2010 single written for the "Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock" video game, has been nominated for a Grammy in the Best Metal Performance category for the 53rd Annual Grammy Awards. Megadeth is nominated along with Iron Maiden, Korn, Lamb Of God and fellow "Big Four" act Slayer. This is Megadeth's 9th Grammy nomination. The awards will be broadcast on February 13, 2011 on CBS....
Roadrunner Records caught up with David Ellefson for a year end and album review of 2010. "As we posed the same 5 questions we asked everyone to Megadeth's founding bassist David Ellefson, we couldn't help but reflect on the BIG year the band has had. From "Canadian Carnage" to the Big Four shows at Sonisphere to "American Carnage", the "J?_germeister Music Tour", "Sudden Death", Dave...
12.27.10
Scorpion Q+A
QuestionHi "Scorpion", On 11th April 2011 Megadeth & Slayer is coming to Poland (Lodz) during European Carnage Tour. I was wondering who will headline this gig. Cheers, Matthew _____________________________________ AnswerHi Matthew, The 2011 European Carnage tour is a co-headline tour - Megadeth / Slayer (Slayer to close all shows except Paris).
Todd Newton for BigMusicGeek.com has posted the following "Rust In Peace Live" DVD review: "On the brilliant "Rust In Peace: Live" (2010), an expertly captured seventeen song collection of incendiary ????_in-concert??_?? footage (taken from the group??s 03/31/10 performance at the now-infamous Hollywood Palladium), each track, beginning with the eerily prophetic ???Holy Wars??_The Punishment...
David Ellefson will be dropping by the Cyber Army chat room for a special live chat with fan club members on Tuesday, December 28 at 4 p.m. PST (midnight GMT). Catch up with David on all things Mega! There will also be a Mega-swag holiday season giveaway at the chat! Don't miss this one, club members! Not a member of the Megadeth Cyber Army yet? The Megadeth fan club is renowned for being the...
Megadeth Band Assistant, Rikki Cameron, has submitted the following tour blog to Megadeth.com's journal section: "Just got home from our New Zealand/Australian "No Sleep Til" tour and I figured what better way to cope with some jetlag than to sit here at 4 am and write you a blog. It was definitely one of the more interesting tours we've done in my tenure with the band. A traveling festival...
Eindhoven, Holland has been added to the 2011 "European Carnage" spring tour, featuring co-headliners Megadeth and Slayer set to kick off in Kiev, Russia on March 13 and will wrap up in Eindhoven on April 14. Two of the bands that defined the thrash/metal genre, Megadeth and Slayer will assault their way from one end of Europe to the other. The last time Megadeth toured Europe with Slayer was...
"Mustaine: A Heavy Metal Memoir" is now available as an audiobook from Audible.com, narrated by Tom Wayland. The book, published by Harper Audio, written by Dave Mustaine, and co-written by award-winning journalist and New York Times bestselling author Joe Layden, also made Audible.com??s Best Sellers List for the week of November, 22 2010. Audible.com (an Amazon company), it??s an online...
Frank Jenks for Listen In recently conducted an interview with Dave Mustaine. Dave talks about why normal people don't run for political office, the best wealth one can have, looking back on his life, keeping close to his friends and enemies, Megadeth's music being aggressive and fighting for what's right, spiritual peace, and more. You can now listen to the entire interview
12.19.10
Scorpion Q+A
QuestionHi Scorpion I have a question and I'm wondering if you'll be able to answer it for me With the Australian dates ending last night, how many shows have Megadeth performed in total in 2010? Wayne ____________________________________ AnswerHi Wayne, Megadeth played a total of 117 shows in 2010. Check the Killing Road tour archive for 2010 here: www.megadeth.com/killingroad2010.php.
Megadeth. Slayer. Two names synonymous with fierce, crunching power. Two bands whose histories are inevitably intertwined in defining the thrash/metal genre. Individually, their respective prowess and accomplishments are impressive; but together, they're brutal and unstoppable. Megadeth and Slayer will team up once again to bring the Carnage to Europe for the "European Carnage Tour 2011" in...