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R.I.P. Former Megadeth Drummer Nick Menza

Nick Menza

Former Megadeth drummer Nick Menza has died at the age of 51 after suffering heart failure onstage Saturday night while performing with his band OHM at Los Angeles club The Baked Potato. The venue itself has confirmed it and Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine tweeted about it. Dave Mustaine said via Twitter: “Tell me this isn’t

Metal Review: Megadeth – Dystopia (2015)

Megadeth - Dystopia

Many a Megadeth fan was skeptical of the release of Megadeth’s latest opus, Dystopia simply for the chaos that the band has recently underwent with line-up changes. One thing that is a constant with Megadeth over the years is that the line-up of the band changes quite often. Every once in a while, they hold

Former Dio, Rainbow, Thin Lizzy Bassist Jimmy Bain Passes Away

Jimmy Bain

Jimmy Bain, best known for his work with Dio, Rainbow and Thin Lizzy, has passed away at the age of 68 according to his friends. He was most recently involved in the band, Last in Line, which featured fellow Dio alumni Vivian Campbell and Vinny Appice, who will release their debut album, Heavy Crown on

Megadeth Releases New Single Fatal Illusion

Megadeth

Megadeth has promised to return to their thrash metal roots with their upcoming album and this is our first listen to it with their release of “Fatal Illusion.” Their yet untitled 15th studio album is the follow-up to 2013’s Super Collider. “There’s a lot of riffing going on in there, that’s for damn sure,” Dave

Megadeth: Shawn Drover and Chris Broderick Quit the Band

Megadeth

  In rather surprising news, Megadeth drummer Shawn Drover and guitarist Chris Broderick have quit Megadeth. This leaves founding members Dave Mustaine and Dave Ellefson as the only remaining members. Drover has been with the band 10 years and Broderick’s stint has been 7 years. Broderick wrote on his official website: “Due to artistic and

Megadeth Withdraws From Motörboat Due to Dave Mustaine’s Medical Issues

Motörboat

Megadeth has to withdraw from Motörhead’s first annual cruise MotörBoat due to Dave Mustaine’s health issues. Heavy metal all-star band Metal Allegiance, featuring Megadeth’s David Ellefson and Chris Broderick, has been added to the Motörboat music lineup. This all-star group features Philip Anselmo, Joey Belladonna, Chuck Billy, Jon Donais, Scott Ian, Mark Zavon, Frank Bello,

Metal Review: Megadeth | Super Collider (2013)

I figured that it was about time that I finally put my thoughts down on paper in regards to Megadeth’s latest release, “Super Collider.” I have been fighting doing this review for a little while as to not sound too harsh on a band that I have all the respect in the world for. First

Megadeth: Two New Songs Streaming Online

Megadeth have premiered two new songs online from their upcoming album “Super Collider.” The first one, Built For War, is available here while another new song The Blackest Crow can be streamed here. “Super Collider” has a June 4, 2013 release date via UME/Tradecraft. Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine says that the The Blackest Crow was

Megadeth Debut New Track Kingmaker

Megadeth have premiered another new song off of “Super Collider” entitled Kingmaker. This comes off the heels of premiering the title track, Super Collider, last month. I was really on the fence with their last release, but Kingmaker is a little more of a Megadeth standard. Of course, that is not to say that it

Megadeth Release Super Collider Single

New Megadeth single Super Collider is not available. Check it out and let us know what you think. “Super Collider” will be released this June via Dave Mustaine’s new label Tradecraft. “It was a real thrill for us to learn there was an opportunity to join Universal,” said Mustaine during a break in the sessions.