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Metallica To Headline One-day Only Metal Extravaganza

METALLICA, the American rock band who have sold more than 85 million records worldwide, have announced plans to headline a one-day only metal 'extravaganza' in California this April. The group will come together to play...

Big Four Regroup For California Desert Show

METALLICA, SLAYER, MEGADETH and ANTHRAX are teaming up again for one U.S. Big Four date on the site of the Coachella Festival.The heavy metal groups will come together on 23 April (11) for an outdoor...

Megadeth Save Teenager's Life

Rockers MEGADETH inadvertently saved a Norwegian teenager's life when the lad used the band's music to escape a pack of wolves.The 13 year old was listening to the heavy rockers on his mobile phone when...

Ulrich Planning More 'Big Four' Shows

METALLICA's historical supertour with heavy metal's other 'Big Four' acts ANTHRAX, SLAYER and MEGADETH will happen once again, according to rocker LARS ULRICH.The four groups performed on the same bill for the first time in...

Metallica To Start Writing New Album

Metallica are planning to start writing a new album in 2011. The 'Enter Sandman' group are presently finishing touring their ninth record, 'Death Magnetic', and drummer Lars Ulrich said he's looking forward to getting back...

Heavy Metal Titans Still Partying Hard

Megadeth, Slayer and Anthrax say they still party as hard as when they last toured together 19 years ago. The three US heavy metal bands embarked on a landmark tour, 'Clash Of The Titans' in...

Friedman To Rock As Comic Strip Character In Japan

MEGADETH star MARTY FRIEDMAN has been turned into a comic strip hero in Japan.The guitarist features in artist Tenho Iwatani's column in Japan's top sports magazine Tokyo Sports. The Megadeth star is interviewed by his...

Lomenzo Joins Lynch Mob

Heavy metal rockers LYNCH MOB have signed a new bassist to the group - former MEGADETH star JAMES LOMENZO.Lomenzo, who has also played with Black Label Society and White Lion, replaces Marco Mendoza as the...

Historic Big Four Spectacular To Beam Into Cinemas

METALLICA's historic festival hook-up with the rest of the 'Big Four' metal acts, ANTHRAX, MEGADETH and SLAYER, is to be beamed onto cinema screens around the world.The four groups will perform on the same bill...

Mustaine Scraps Megadeth Radio

MEGADETH frontman DAVE MUSTAINE has axed the band's self-titled radio station - accusing bosses of failing to run the venture properly.The singer teamed up with executives at media giant Clear Channel to set up Megadeth...

Police Called To Megadeth Video Shoot

Police officers were called to a MEGADETH video shoot after the rockers decided to use a tank in the promo.The band has been on location filming a clip for their latest single, Right To Go...

Mustaine Opens Up About Ellefson's Return

MEGADETH leader DAVE MUSTAINE fears former bass player DAVE ELLEFSON will take months to settle back into the band because he's still damaged and "affected" by his bust-up with the frontman.The two rockers have patched...

Ellefson Returns To Megadeth

MEGADETH's original bassist DAVE ELLEFSON is to rejoin the band for an upcoming tour to mark the 20th anniversary of the act's landmark RUST IN PEACE album.Band frontman Dave Mustaine made the announcement on Monday...

Mustaine Wants Megadeth On Guitar Hero

MEGADETH are planning to follow in the footsteps of fellow rockers AEROSMITH and METALLICA and develop its own GUITAR HERO video game.Frontman Dave Mustaine is a big fan of the popular music simulator, and is...

Former Megadeth Guitarist Blasts Mustaine

Former MEGADETH guitarist JEFF YOUNG has slammed frontman DAVE MUSTAINE in an open letter, accusing him of "dissing, exaggerating and just plain lying" about his bandmates.Young appeared on the band's 1988 album So Far, So...

Mustaine Eyes Retirement Over Neck Problems

MEGADETH frontman DAVE MUSTAINE is eyeing an early retirement from the band - due to persistent problems with his neck.The 48-year-old rocker takes the blame for his own health issues, and admits he's punished his...

Big Four Shows Planned For Europe

Heavy metal's dream tour is one step closer to happening - ANTHRAX, METALLICA, SLAYER and MEGADETH will all be on the same bill at the Sonisphere festival in Poland and the Czech Republic in June...

Mustaine's Fears Over Internet Gossip

MEGADETH frontman DAVE MUSTAINE hates reading untrue rumours about himself on the internet - because he worries his young daughter will be "hurt" by the spiteful online gossip.The former Metallica rocker is adamant the music...

Mustaine Accuses Rocker Of Racial Slur

MEGADETH frontman DAVE MUSTAINE has hit out at fellow rockers BLESSED BY A BROKEN HEART after learning a member of the band racially abused his guitar technician.Mustaine didn't discover crewmember Willie Gee had been subjected...

Hammett: 'Big Four Tour Will Never Happen'

METALLICA rocker KIRK HAMMETT has pulled the plug on plans for a world tour with metal rivals SLAYER, ANTHRAX and MEGADETH, insisting conflicting personalities would make it impossible.Slayer guitarist Kerry King revealed last month that...

Mustaine Blasts Record Label

MEGADETH frontman DAVE MUSTAINE is furious with executives at the band's American record label - accusing music bosses of failing to promote their latest album ENDGAME.The rockers saw the record debut at number nine on...

Mustaine Fuming Over Interview

MEGADETH star DAVE MUSTAINE has blasted a Norwegian reporter for asking him about his days in METALLICA during an interview - threatening to put the journalist "in a hospital".The rocker open up about his past...

Trujillo Casts Doubt Over Heavy Rock Supertour

METALLICA bassist ROBERT TRUJILLO has cast doubt on plans for a heavy rock supertour with MEGADETH, SLAYER and ANTHRAX - insisting the rockers will never agree on who gets to headline the shows.Slayer guitarist Kerry...

Ulrich Planning Heavy Rock Mega-tour

METALLICA drummer LARS ULRICH is secretly plotting a heavy rock supertour, which will include his band, SLAYER, MEGADETH and ANTHRAX.Slayer guitarist Kerry King has let it slip that negotiations have started during an interview with...

Mustaine To Shut Down Coffee Brand

MEGADETH frontman DAVE MUSTAINE is all set to stop brewing his Black Gold coffee.The rocker admits he has had a lot of fun creating the Net Worth Coffee Brokers brand - but adds, "all good...

Mustaine To Open School Of Rock

MEGADETH frontman DAVE MUSTAINE is planning to open up the band's California recording studio to under-privileged kids - to teach them about rock 'n' roll.The rockers own a building in San Diego, California which has...

Mustaine Apologises To Ac/dc

MEGADETH frontman DAVE MUSTAINE has apologised to AC DC after he slated the rockers in a recent interview - calling his comments "rude and childish".The singer blasted the band in a chat with Metal Hammer...

Mustaine Undergoes Surgery

MEGADETH frontman DAVE MUSTAINE will undergo surgery on Thursday (30Jul09) to mend his inured back and neck.In a blog posting, the singer reveals he has been suffering excruciating pain and will check into hospital this...

Golden Gods Awards Honour Ozzy

MEGADETH will headline the inaugural Revolver Golden Gods Awards in Los Angeles next month (Apr09), with OZZY OSBOURNE set to receive the event's first Lifetime Achievement Award. Killswitch Engage, Hatebreed, All That Remains and Suicide Silence...

Megadeth Star Pays Tribute To Higuchi

MEGADETH star SHAWN DROVER has paid tribute to LOUDNESS drummer MUNETAKA HIGUCHI who died of cancer on Sunday (30Nov08). The 49-year-old musician passed away at a hospital in Osaka, Japan, following a long battle with...

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