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Below is our complete Megadeth news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.
Bassist David Ellefson of Megadeth fame has issued the following update about appearing on the "Time to Rock" album by Knight Fury:
"Check out Chris Sander's KNIGHT FURY new CD. Drummer Ken Mary and I lent our rhythm section talents to the disc. Support Indie Artists!"
You can check out the album's opening track "Nothing Left" in the widget below, or find more details on Knight Fury via Facebook.
The track listing is as follows:
1. Nothing Left
4. Battle for the Castle
6. The Message
7. Endless Night
8. Out On Your Own
10. Time to Rock More...
Bassist David Ellefson of Megadeth has posted a new entry in his "Rock Shop" video series, which discusses the music industry and performing live. This episode, titled "Album License Deals," is now available online and can be viewed below.
In other Megadeth news, you can check out footage of front man Dave Mustaine performing live with Metallica at this location.
Danish band Volbeat announced that Mercyful Fate guitarist Hank Shermann will stand in for recently departed guitarist Thomas Bredahl for the upcoming Gigantour with Megadeth in the U.S. commencing in January 2012.
Frontman Michael Poulsen had the following comments on recruiting Hank Shermann: "It’s a true honor getting to work with Hank, whose guitar work has inspired all three band members long before Volbeat was formed. I’m very thankful that Hank has the time to join us on Gigantour in his busy schedule."
The Gigantour tour with Megadeth, Motörhead, VolBeat and Lacuna Coil is confirmed for the following dates: More...
Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine joined Metallica on stage on Saturday, December 10, 2011 to perform three classic songs, one of which was "Metal Militia." Fan footage of the performance can be seen below. The performance was part of the week long Metallica 30th Anniversary event in San Francisco, which has seen a multitude of guest performances including Biff Byford (Saxon), Lou Reed, John Bush (Armored Saint), members of Mercyful Fate (including King Diamond) and Dave Mustaine.
Check out "Metal Militia" here:
Argentina based thrash act Cavador has issued the following announcement about participating in a thrash metal tribute compilation:
"Cavador will take part in the 'American Old School Thrash Metal Tribute' organized by Wolfpack Studios from Spain. The songs we choose are:
'A Lesson in Violence' - Exodus
'The Conjuring' - Megadeth
"We greatly appreciate Ivan Lobo for invited us and for his constant support in diffusion our music. Find more info here."
Megadeth mainman Dave Mustaine will be one of the guests on the next episode of That Metal Show, airing Saturday December 3rd at 11 PM EST on VH1 Classic. In this preview clip, he talks about participating in a mutual admiration society with Ronnie James Dio while their two bands were on tour together. Megadeth is currently on tour and has received it's tenth Grammy nomination for "Public Enemy No. 1." More...
Megadeth has posted backstage footage online of David Ellefson and Shawn Drover at a festival in Santiago, Chile, which can be viewed below. A clip of the Megadeth members at Jimmy Kimmel on Halloween can also be found after the jump. In other Megadeth news, the band released the new album "Th1rt3en" earlier this month (reviewed here).
Megadeth's David Ellefson has checked in with the following update about the band's Latin American tour stop in Bogota:
"An amazing, and long awaited show in Bogota, Colombia last night! Thank you to all the fans and our Colombian fan club for waiting so long. Loved the dollar and peace sign hand bills you all made at 2:30 in the video from 'Peace Sells....' just like the video! Happy Thanksgiving to all of our friends and families in the USA today!"
Megadeth is currently touring in support of the newly released album "Th1rt3en" (reviewed here).
Footage has been posted online of David Ellefson and Chris Broderick of Megadeth at a Jackson Guitars autograph signing in Monterrey, Mexico. You can check out the clips below. In other Megadeth news, the band recently dropped its latest studio album "Th1rt3en" (reviewed here).
Metal Sanaz recently conducted a video interview with Megadeth's David Ellefson, which can be viewed below. In the clip David Ellefson talks about the new album "Th1rt3en" and upcoming Megadeth shows.
You can also find Megadeth's music video for "Public Enemy No. 1" at this location. The track listing for "Th1rt3en" is:
1. Sudden Death
2. Public Enemy No. 1
3. Whose Life (Is It Anyways?)
4. We The People
5. Guns, Drugs & Money
6. Never Dead
7. New World Order
8. Fast Lane
9. Black Swan
11. Millenium Of The Blind
12. Deadly Nightshade
Megadeth is currently in the middle of a South American tour, which kicked off with multiple dates in Argentina. A video interview has now been posted online with Dave Mustaine on Argentinian TV, which can be viewed below.
You can also check out Megadeth's music video for "Public Enemy No. 1" by heading over here, or join in the discussion about bizarre conspiracy theories sparked by a previous Dave Mustaine interview at this location.
American thrash metal legends Megadeth have posted their new music video online for the song, "Public Enemy No. 1." You can check it out below.
The song comes from their latest studio album, "Th1rt3en," which was released in Europe on October 31st and on November 1st in North America. The record also marks the return of bass player David Ellefson, who last appeared on the groups 2001 album, "The World Needs A Hero." More...
Dave Mustaine of Megadeth appeared on the Alex Jones Radio show on November 2nd, 2011. Mustaine appeared on the show to promote the new Megadeth album "Th1rt3en," which became available to the public on November 1, 2011. Mustaine and talk show host Alex Jones discussed the new album, Big Brother, the Occupation Wallstreet movement and other political events and ideas.
Gigantour, the travelling festival headlined by American thrash metal legends Megadeth, will be hitting the road once again in January. Megadeth will be joined on the trek by British metal icons Motorhead, as well as Danish rock and roller Volbeat and Italian gothic metal outfit Lacuna Coil.
The initial tour dates are as follows: More...
Megadeth's Halloween performance on Jimmy Kimmel has been officially posted on YouTube. The band performed "Public Enemy, No. 1" from the new LP "Th1rt3en" in costumes.
Check out the performance footage here:
Later the band performed "Symphony Of Destruction," the footage of which can be seen here:
Megadeth debuted the new track "Black Swan" from the forthcoming LP "Th1rt3en," which will be released through Roadrunner Records on October 31st in Europe and November 1st in North America. The song was premiered on Hot Topic, but can be heard below:
Ready for a real head crushing Halloween? Then gear up for Megadeth in all its metal glory, live in Hollywood, CA on Monday, October 31st on ABC-TV's "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" where the band will perform on the show's outdoor stage.
The next day (11/1/11) Megadeth will release "TH1RT3EN" via Roadrunner Records. In November, Megadeth will head to South America for 13 headlining shows in 9 countries beginning November 9th and wrapping December 1st. Upcoming Megadeth tour dates are as follows:
11/10 Buenos Aires, Argentina - Estadio Cubierto Malvinas
11/12 Santiago, Chile - Maquinaria Festival, Club Hipico
11/14 Sao Paulo, Brazil - SWU Music & Arts Festival
11/16 Mexico City, Mexico - Jose Cuervo Salon
11/17 Mexico City, Mexico - Jose Cuervo Salon
11/19 Guadalajara, Mexico - H&H Metal Fest, Calle 2
11/20 Monterrey, Mexico - Banamex Auditorium
11/23 Bogota, Colombia - Coliseo El Campin
11/25 La Paz, Bolivia - Estadio Rafael Mendoza Castellon
11/27 Asuncion, Paraguay - Live Ace Arena
11/29 Medellin, Colombia - Polideportivo Envigado
12/1 Heredia, Costa Rica - Rosabal Cordero Stadium
Megadeth debuted the new track "Whose Life (Is It Anyway?)" from the forthcoming LP "Th1rt3en," which will be released through Roadrunner Records on October 31st in Europe and November 1st in North America. The song was broadcast on the Full Metal Jackie Radio show. The broadcast was posted up on YouTube this morning.
Megadeth is also offering the track as a free digital download on the band's Facebook Page for 24 hours only at this location ("Like" required).
Check it out the song here:
Musicradar.com has posted a track-by-track breakdown by David Ellefson of Megadeth about the band's upcoming album "Th1rt3en," which will be released through Roadrunner Records on October 31st in Europe and November 1st in North America. You can check out an excerpt from the breakdown below.
Sudden Death: This is a track that was being worked on when I rejoined the band. I came in on a Friday, I played my part on a Saturday, and on Monday we put out the press release that I was back in Megadeth. So this song represents a real homecoming for me.
Musically, I wanted to combine a New Wave Of British Heavy Metal and a thrash style in my bass playing. There’s some great rhythmic work going on, particularly in the intro, and the riff, especially towards the end, gives me a chance to move up an octave and create tension underneath the guitars. All by itself, it’s a very exciting song. But when I think about what it represents, it’s deep on an emotional level.More...
Read the full article at Music Radar.
American thrash metal legends Megadeth has announced that they will be bringing back their Gigantour touring package for early next year. Megadeth will headline the event, with British icons Motorhead also on the bill, as well as Italian gothic metal band Lacuna Coil and Danish rock and roll outfit Volbeat. No dates have been confirmed as of yet but it is expected to kick off in January and conclude in March.
Megadeth's new studio album, "Th1rt3en" will be released through Roadrunner Records on October 31st in Europe and November 1st in North America.