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Dave Mustaine diagnosed with throat cancer

Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine has released a statement via his official FaceBook page with the news that he has been diagnosed with throat cancer. The frontman says that treatment has already began which has understandably resulted in the cancellation of most of this year’s tour dates except for Megacruise which …

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Megadeth – Warheads on foreheads

It’s been 34 years since the first Megadeth album came out – and I’m sure that fact will make a few people reading this feel old as like me they remember the release of it. In that time we’ve had 15 studio albums, five live releases and half a dozen …

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Megadeth – The system has failed (2019 reissue)

Thrash legends Megadeth are re-issuing two of their albums on 15th February 2019. Both “The world needs a hero” and “The system has failed” have been remastered by Ted Jensen (Guns N’Roses, Mastodon, Machine Head and Trivium) and will be available on vinyl, CD and digital formats – the first …

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Megadeth – The world needs a hero (2019 reissue)

Thrash legends Megadeth are re-issuing two of their albums on 15th February 2019. Both “The world needs a hero” and “The system has failed” have been remastered by Ted Jensen (Guns N’Roses, Mastodon, Machine Head and Trivium) and will be available on vinyl, CD and digital formats – the first …

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Megadeth to release ‘Warheads On Foreheads’ 35th Anniversary box set

MEGADETH celebrate their 35th Anniversary with the release of Warheads On Foreheads, a 35-track, career retrospective on 22nd March 2019. The anthology spans their entire studio recording career, from their first album, Killing Is My Business… to their 2017 Grammy® Award winning release, Dystopia and will be available as a three-CD set, a four-LP …

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DAVID ELLEFSON MEGADETH bassist, author, entrepreneur, and Metal Icon has announced a string of European dates to his BASSTORY tour

Grammy Award Winning MEGADETH bassist, author, entrepreneur, and Metal Icon DAVID ELLEFSON, in association with HEXAGON BOOKING, has announced a string of European dates to his BASSTORY tour, a series of limited and exclusive “STORYTELLERS” dates, starting 9/21 in Portland, OR, USA. Dubbed “BASSTORY: An Intimate Evening of Riffs and …

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Stone Free Festival 2018 – Saturday

Gates are open for the third annual Stone Free Festival in the O2 and the line-up for the first day of the weekend in the main arena seems pure lush. For people who wanted to enjoy a whole day of live music, the O2 offered three different stages during the …

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Megadeth – Killing Is My Business….And Business Is Good: The Final Kill

Megadeth have been around for 35 years now, and are reissuing their classic album “Killing is my business…and business is good”. The reissue carries the title “The final kill” and it’s been restored and remixed by Mark Lewis (Whitechapel) and remastered by Ted Jensen to match Dave Mustaine’s original vision. …

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Stone Free Festival 2018 – brand new acts announced

Stone Free Festival 2018 – brand new acts announced Stone Free Festival 2018 – Saturday 16th & Sunday 17th June Brand New Acts Announced – Buckcherry / Anathema / Orange Goblin / Richie Kotzen / Stone Broken / Tyketto Ginger Wildheart & many, many more Joining Headliners & Special Guests Scorpions / Yes Featuring …

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Bloodstock Open Air Festival – Sunday 13/08/2017.

Sunday at Bloodstock Open Air Festival, a bitter sweet one  as it’s the final day but this year it turned out to be the strongest day! A great start came from Kettering based hard rockers  Switch Blade City featuring Sean Seabrook on lead vocals, the best dressed frontman of the …

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Bloodstock unveils their second 2017 headliner

BLOODSTOCK is excited to kick off the New Year by announcing MEGADETH as their Sunday night headliner! MEGADETH’s mainman, Dave Mustaine tells us “We kick off 2017 by announcing we’ll be headlining Sunday night at Bloodstock, one of my favourite, purely metal, British festivals!  Megadeth had a blast last time …

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The American Way: Songs Inspired by Political Unrest

Politics can be a breeding ground of anger, discontent, fear, hatred, and lies: tangents and emotions that punk rock and heavy metal channel oh so well. As we’re aware of by now, the USA just held an election for its 45th President. While the candidate who won was voted into …

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Download Festival 2016 – Saturday 11th June

After yesterday, the sight of no rain and straw on the arena floor is much welcomed, and it’s definitely a more optimistic punter that takes their place in front of the Lemmy Stage. It certainly buoys Avatar (8) as well, who are going from strength to strength with every performance …

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Havok Interview – Download Festival, 10/06/16

I had a chat with David Sanchez of US thrashers Havok at Download Festival this year, discussing touring with Megadeth, the benefits of using PledgeMusic to make an album and an inside account into the race for the White House…  

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Wilson Unveil New Video for ‘Windows Down’

Wilson Unveil New Video for ‘Windows Down’ Detroit rockers WILSON offer a glimpse of life on the road in their latest video for ‘Windows Down’, which you can watch premiering exclusively on VEVO here:http://www.vevo.com/watch/wilson/Windows-Down!/USRZR1600113.  The clip was partly shot on their recent UK tour and US dates. When describing the …

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Megadeth – Dystopia Album Review

Let’s not pretend – Super Collider and Thirteen were…questionable at best. This left me wary as I sat at my desk ready to hear the latest offering from Megadeth. Half the band had left in the last year, leaving Ellefson and Mustaine with what looked like nothing to continue the …

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Taipan, International Metal Project, Releases “Straight From The Underground”

Taipan, a new International Metal project from Russia, composed from the best traditions of thrash-metal is pleased to announce the release of the video “Straight From The Underground” . Taipan unites the leading musicians from all over the world. Guest members include: Aaron Rossi (Ministry, Ankla); Tony Campos (Soulfly, Static-X, …

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[prank] A Compendium of Iris’s Short Reviews

2015 is fun. Here are some ‘Twitter’ Reviews by Iris North The gist: Very freely associate words and phrases with whatever comes to mind first, based on the prompts. Adrenaline Mob – Dearly Departed EP: They’re cursed. Aptly named! Karyn Crisis’ Gospel Of The Witches – Salem’s Wounds: Gospel?! *gasp* Metal …

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Sweet & Lynch – Only To Rise

It is not the first time a well known vocalist and guitarist have done a project together, the main example being when vocalist David Coverdale (Whitesnake) and Jimmy Page (Led Zeppelin) joined forces. Now two titans of classic 80s glam metal, vocalist Michael Sweet (Stryper) and guitarist George Lynch (ex-Dokken), …

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Two Part BLOODSTOCK 2014 Special on Scuzz TV!

SCUZZ TV‘s 2-part show from this year’s BLOODSTOCK FESTIVAL premieres at 9pm TONIGHT Fri 3rd October, with the second part going out on Saturday 4th.  The show will be repeated at various times on the channel during the coming weeks. Packed with a selection of live performances and interviews from …

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