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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

Amon Amarth Reveals Details About Upcoming Album Jomsviking

Amon Amarth - Jomsviking

Swedish melodic death metal giants Amon Amarth have revealed details about their upcoming album, Jomsviking, which will be released on March 25, 2016 via Metal Blade Records. The band’s tenth studio album will feature 11 new tracks, one of which features guest vocalist Doro Pesch. Press release follows: On March 25th, Swedish metal kings Amon

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 Streaming Dystopia Title Track

Megadeth - Dystopia

Thrash metal legends Megadeth have premiered the title track from their upcoming album Dystopia, which gets released on January 22, 2016. The new album will feature new guitarist Kiko Loureiro (Angra) and touring/session drummer Chris Adler (Lamb of God) after Shawn Drover and Chris Broderick quit Megadeth. Megadeth – Dystopia Please upgrade your browser Megadeth

Metal Review: Murashita – Inescapable Damnation (2015)

Murashita - Inescapable Damnation

Holy shit! That perhaps describes Murashita’s debut opus, Inescapable Damnation, a collection of treats meant to melt the listener’s brain at first listen. As the listener engulfs himself into the songs a little deeper, they just improve. Renowned guitarist Masaki Murashita is the driving force behind Inescapable Damnation, but he has brought an army of

Megadeth Streaming The Threat is Real From Dystopia

Megadeth - Dystopia

Thrash metal legends Megadeth are streaming “The Threat is Real” from their upcoming album Dystopia. The new track will be released on a limited edition 12″ vinyl with the B-side being a cover of Fear’s “Foreign Policy.” The new album will feature new guitarist Kiko Loureiro (Angra) as well as Lamb of God drummer Chris

Metal Review: Metal Allegiance – Metal Allegiance (2015)

Metal Allegiance - Metal Allegiance

Metal supergroup Metal Allegiance is taking the term supergroup to a new level. What sometimes gets labeled as a supergroup is very loose at times, especially when the term is used to describe a band that has members from bands that we have not heard of before. Metal Allegiance flips that on its head and

Megadeth Releases New Single Fatal Illusion


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

Is Megadeth Struggling To Stay Relevant?


People can say what they will about the state and direction of the music industry today, but one fact that’s difficult to deny is that an increasingly active market for genre mixing and collaborations is helping numerous artists to stay relevant. For instance, in the past couple of years we’ve seen Paul McCartney team up