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Ex-MEGADETH Drummer NICK MENZA On Failed Reunion Of 'Rust In Peace' Lineup: 'They Didn't Wanna Show Me Any Love At All'

Former MEGADETH drummerNick Menza says that the attempted reunion of the band's classic "Rust In Peace" lineup earlier this year failed to materialize because MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine "didn't wanna show me any love at all." The opportunity for MEGADETH's most celebrated lineup to regroup arose following the departures of guitarist Chris Broderick and drummer ...

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DAVID ELLEFSON: MEGADETH's Upcoming Album Is 'Incredibly Good'

Poland's Top Guitar conducted an interview with MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson at the fourth annual Warwick Bass Camp, which took place from August 31 to September 4 in Markneukirchen, Germany. You can now watch the first part of the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On who came up with the ...

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Video: ANGRA Performs At PROGPOWER USA Festival

Fan-filmed video footage of ANGRA's September 12 performance at the ProgPower USA festival in Atlanta, Georgia can be seen below. ANGRA's latest album, "Secret Garden", was released on January 16 via earMUSIC. The CD, which was pre-produced by Roy Z (JUDAS PRIEST, BRUCE DICKINSON, HALFORD) and recorded and produced in Sweden by Jens Bogren (KREATOR, ...

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TONY MACALPINE Cancels European Tour After Undergoing Surgery

Legendary guitarist Tony MacAlpine has announced the cancelation of his European tour, which was slated for October/November. Tony's condition has not improved since the surgery to remove a tumor from his intestine, and he will need further treatment. A press release from the MacAlpine camp states: "We are incredibly disappointed that the world tour dates ...

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PRIMAL FEAR To Release 'Rulebreaker' Album In January

German power metallers PRIMAL FEAR have set "Rulebreaker" as the title of their new album, due on January 29, 2016 via Frontiers Music Srl. The CD was recorded at Hansen Studio in Ribe, Denmark with producer (and PRIMAL FEAR bassist) Mat Sinner and engineer Jacob Hansen. PRIMAL FEAR recently parted ways with Brazilian drummer Aquiles ...

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MEGADETH: First Official Promotional Photo Of New Lineup

The first official promotional photo of MEGADETH's new lineup — featuring founding members Dave Mustaine (guitar, vocals) and David Ellefson (bass) alongside LAMB OF GOD drummer Chris Adler and Brazilian guitarist Kiko Loureiro, best known for his work with ANGRA — can be seen on this page. Adler and Loureiro were recruited earlier this year ...

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New Song Premiere: MASTERS OF METAL's 'Evolution Of Being'

MASTERS OF METAL, the Los Angeles-based thrash metal outfit launched by seasoned veterans and members of AGENT STEELJuan Garcia (guitars), Bernie Versailles (guitars, vocals), Robert Cardenas (bass, backing vocals) and Rigo Amezcua (drums) — will release its full-length debut, "From Worlds Beyond", in North America on September 18 via Metalville Records. The eleven-song ...

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MEGADETH: New Album Track Listing Revealed

MEGADETH recently finished recording its fifteenth album in a Nashville studio for a tentative late 2015 or early 2016 release. The production duties on the follow-up to 2013's "Super Collider" were handled by MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine and Toby Wright (ALICE IN CHAINS, KORN). The CD is currently being mixed by Josh Wilbur, who has ...

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MEGADETH Taps LAMB OF GOD Producer JOSH WILBUR For New Album Mix

MEGADETH has tapped Josh Wilbur (LAMB OF GOD, ALL THAT REMAINS, GOJIRA) to mix the band's fifteenth album, which was recently recorded in a Nashville studio. The production duties on the follow-up to 2013's "Super Collider" were handled by MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine and Toby Wright (ALICE IN CHAINS, KORN). Mustaine tweeted on Friday (July ...

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MASTERS OF METAL Feat. AGENT STEEL Members: 'From Worlds Beyond' Album Due In September

MASTERS OF METAL, the Los Angeles-based thrash metal outfit launched by seasoned veterans and members of AGENT STEELJuan Garcia (guitars), Bernie Versailles (guitars, vocals), Robert Cardenas (bass, backing vocals) and Rigo Amezcua (drums) — will release its full-length debut, "From Worlds Beyond", in North America on September 18 via Metalville Records. The eleven-song ...

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