Metal Evolution presents 11 episodes based on the much-debated Metal History "family tree" originally shown in Headbanger's Journey. This 24 sub-genre genealogical chart reveals the vast complex progeny of heavy metal--from Early Metal and Shock Rock to Thrash, from Progressive Metal to Grunge and Nu Metal. Arguably metal's most popular and passionate genre, music documentarian Sam Dunn...
ARTISTdirect.com editor-in-chief Rick Florino recently conducted an interview with Chris Broderick. "I think the path you take on guitar shows your personality," exclaims Megadeth guitarist Chris Broderick. "It illuminates who you are as a person in away. For me, there was always a great need to understand exactly what I was doing and why it functioned the way it did. That's what I got through...
Megadeth's "Public Enemy No. 1", the 2011 single from the band's latest album "TH1RT3EN", has been nominated for a Grammy in the Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance category for the 54th Annual Grammy Awards. Megadeth is nominated along with Dream Theater, Foo Fighters, Mastodon and Sum 41. This is Megadeth's 10th Grammy nomination. The awards will be broadcast Sunday, February 12, 2012 on CBS....
Thom Copher of The Charleston Gazette has posted the following review of Megadeth's new album "TH1RT3EN". "Megadeth is coming off 2009's highly successful "Endgame" LP and the 25th-anniversary reissue of the seminal "Peace Sells . . . But Who's Buying". It's also involved in the Big Four concerts (performing along with Metallica, Slayer and Anthrax), which have seen a global explosion. Now,...
12.26.11
Scorpion Q+A
QuestionWhich are the guitars that Dave have used during his career? I know that he used 2 Bc rich models, Jacksons king v, some ESP's guitars, but I don't know the Deans he's been using. I've seen a lot of Dean singature models, but he only used a few. I've never seen him using the VMNTX series, or the USA Dave Mustaine Signature VMNT. Greetings from...
Congratulations to our 2011 Christmas Card Contest winners! 1st place: Simon Anderson-Carr wins a phone call from Dave Mustaine on Christmas Day, two meet 'n greet passes to meet Megadeth on tour, and a limited edition "TH1RT3EN" lithograph autographed by the band. 2nd place: Mario Esteban Ambrosio wins two meet 'n greet passes and Megadeth's "TH1RT3EN" CD autographed by the band. 3rd place:...
Ranked No. 1 by Joel McIver in "The 100 Greatest Metal Guitarists", Dave Mustaine godfathered fast-heavy-metal guitar generations, first as the original lead guitarist for Metallica, and then as the founder of legendary Megadeth. Now, Mustaine has teamed with the creators of Rock Prodigy to give his legions of fans an entirely new way to experience and learn his music. Available today on iPad,...
The official Megadeth eBay store has reopened! This is the official eBay outlet for Megadeth memorabilia and new items are now up on the auction block! Here you will find rare autographed merchandise, collectibles, recordings, artwork, gear, and items used by Megadeth. Check it all out at http://stores.ebay.com/The-Official-Megadeth-Store!
Jessica A. Botelho of Limelight Magazine recently conducted an interview with Chris Broderick. "Business is good for the heavy metal band Megadeth because fans are sweating bullets for their thirteenth studio album appropriately titled "TH1RT3EN". Guitarist Chris Broderick, the former guitarist for the band Jag Panzer who replaced Glen Drover in Megadeth nearly four years ago, said he is...
Ranked #1 by Joel McIver in his 'The 100 Greatest Metal Guitarists' book, Dave Mustaine has godfathered several generations of axe-wielders, first as the original lead guitarist for Metallica, and then as the founder of Megadeth. Now, Mustaine has teamed with the creators of Rock Prodigy to give his legions of fans an entirely new way to experience and learn his music. Available just in time...
Patrick Prince of Powerline Mag recently conducted an interview with Dave Mustaine on December 13. "There's quite a lot going on (or about to go on) in Megadethland. Of course, there??s the latest studio release of "TH1RT3EN", one of the finest metal albums in years, and then the December 10th jam of Dave Mustaine and Metallica, back on stage together again, playing old songs, for one of the...
Simon Sweetman of Stuff.co.nz recently conducted an interview with Chris Broderick. On Dave Mustaine being Megadeth's leader: Broderick: "It's Dave's band. He makes the rules, I have no problem with that ??? anyone that stays committed to one band for this long deserves to make the rules; he's the captain of the ship. Besides, it was always his vision, Megadeth is his band. ...Hell, I just...
12.18.11
Scorpion Q+A
QuestionWhat line of ddrums does Shawn play? Michael _____________________________________ AnswerHello Michael, Shawn Drover plays the ddrum Dios M American-made maple kit. You can see a detailed list of Shawn's kit in the Gear section here at Megadeth.com. www.megadeth.com/gear.php
Dave Mustaine joined his former band mates on stage this past Saturday night (December 10) for the fourth and final intimate show at the Fillmore in San Francisco as part of Metallica's week-long celebration of its 30th anniversary as a band for fan club members only. When asked by Music Radar if it "felt nice to have mended all fences with" Metallica, Mustaine said, "It does feel good. It was...
David Ellefson will be dropping by the Cyber Army chat room for a special live chat with fan club members on Sunday, December 18 at 2 p.m. PST (22:00 GMT). Catch up with David on all things Megadeth! There will 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? Enlist Today!