Tag Archives: Megadeth

Megadeth: Shawn Drover and Chris Broderick Quit the Band


  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


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,

Megadeth Cancels Upcoming Tour Plans


Megadeth has issued the following brief statement online about cancelling all upcoming live appearances: “Megadeth has canceled immediate tour plans as bassist David Ellefson and his family mourn the loss of his brother, who passed away on May 19, in Minneapolis, Minn. after battling cancer. A private family funeral service will be held. “The band

Jimmy Kimmel Live! – A Very Megadeth Christmas

Jimmy Kimmel Live A Very Megadeth Christmas

Check out this funny video featuring thrash metal icons Megadeth on Jimmy Kimmel Live! from December 16, 2013. Please upgrade your browser

Glen Drover Changes Band Name, Posts New Song Online

Glen Drover Metalusion

Canadian guitarist Glen Drover (ex-Megadeth, King Diamond) has changed the name of his band from The Glen Drover Band to Metalusion, the title of the project’s debut album. Their new studio album, which will be called “Between Sea and Sky,” is “more than half way complete,” according to Drover, and should be released sometime in

Overkill Enter Recording Studio

Thrash metal veterans Overkill have entered the studio to begin tracking their new studio album due out sometime in 2014. The new material will be tracked at Gear Recording and mixed by Greg Reely, who also mixed the band’s previous effort “The Electric Age.” Overkill will also be appearing on The Battle of San Bernardino

Megadeth Acoustic Set Footage Online

Just hours before Megadeth’s headlining gig at Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City on August 7, 2013, the band performed a short acoustic set in front of a select group of fans and media at VEVO headquarters in the heart of Times Square. The band played the songs Symphony of Destruction, Kingmaker and She-Wolf. Check

Megadeth Record Five Song Acoustic Set

Megadeth recorded a five song acoustic set on Thursday, August 8, 2013 for SiriusXM Radio in New York City. The band played Symphony of Destruction, She-Wolf, Kingmaker, Foreclosure of a Dream and Countdown to Extinction for SiriusXM’s rock channels Liquid Metal, Octane and Ozzy’s Boneyard. Please upgrade your browser

Megadeth Premiere Video For Super Collider

The latest Megadeth release, “Super Collider,” was released last month and the majority of fans were highly disappointed. The band has shot a video for the title track, Super Collider. You can check it out below. Please upgrade your browser

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