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TESTAMENT, Ex-JUDAS PRIEST, SCORPIONS, NIGHTWISH Members Perform At Israel's TITANS OF METAL Despite BDS Boycott

More than 20 international metal and hard rock artists performed at Israel's first-ever edition of Titans Of Metal festival, which took place on December 17 at Tel Aviv's Theatron Club. The show was held despite the activities of the pro-Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement, spearheaded by ex-PINK FLOYD member Roger Waters, which calls ...

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MEGADETH's DAVID ELLEFSON: 'We're Very Much A Band Of The People, By The People, For The People'

Chris Annunziata of the "Metal Teddy Bear Experience" show, which airs on the New Jersey radio station WMSC 90.3 Montclair State University, recently conducted an interview with MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson. You can now listen to the chat using the SoundCloud widget below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the writing and ...

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MEGADETH Releases 'The Threat Is Real' Animated Video

MEGADETH's animated video for the new song "The Threat Is Real" can be seen below. The track was released last month as a 12-inch single as part of Record Store Day's annual Black Friday bonanza. The effort also includes the title cut and a cover of FEAR's "Foreign Policy", both of which are taken from ...

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MEGADETH: Video Footage Of KNOTFEST MEXICO Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of MEGADETH's December 5 performance at Knotfest in Toluca, Mexico can be seen below. The band's setlist was as follows: 01. Hangar 18 02. She-Wolf 03. Wake Up Dead 04. In My Darkest Hour 05. Sweating Bullets 06. Dawn Patrol 07. Poison Was The Cure 08. Tornado Of Souls 09. Trust (Spanish ...

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Listen To New MEGADETH Song 'The Threat Is Real' (Audio)

MEGADETH's 12-inch single, "The Threat Is Real", will be released this week as part of Record Store Day's annual Black Friday bonanza. The effort will include the title track and a cover of FEAR's "Foreign Policy", both of which are taken from MEGADETH's forthcoming fifteenth studio album, "Dystopia". "The Threat Is Real" is now available ...

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DAVE MUSTAINE: 'Some Metal Bands Have Completely Lost The Plot When It Comes Down To Melody'

MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine recently answered several fan-submitted questions for PledgeMusic. Check out the question-and-answer session below. Speaking about where MEGADETH's upcoming album, "Dystopia", fits in the band's catalog in terms of melody and overall aggression, Mustaine said: "Well, there is some melody. It's not overwhelming in the melody department." He continued: "I think that ...

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Video Premiere: PRIMAL FEAR's 'The End Is Near'

"The End Is Near", the new video from German power metallers PRIMAL FEAR, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's new studio album, "Rulebreaker", which will be released on January 29, 2016 via Frontiers Music Srl. The effort will be made available in CD, deluxe CD/DVD and — in collaboration with ...

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PRIMAL FEAR: 'The End Is Near' Video To Debut On Monday

"The End Is Near", the new video from German power metallers PRIMAL FEAR, will make its online debut on Monday, November 16. The song is taken from the band's new studio album, "Rulebreaker", which will be released on January 29, 2016 via Frontiers Music Srl. The effort will be made available in CD, deluxe CD/DVD ...

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PRIMAL FEAR: 'Rulebreaker' Trailer Available

Frontiers Music Srl will release the new PRIMAL FEAR studio album, "Rulebreaker", on January 29, 2016. The effort will be made available in CD, deluxe CD/DVD and — in collaboration with Soulfood Music in Germany — on vinyl and a special super-limited vinyl edition featuring an eagle head on the vinyl. A trailer for "Rulebreaker" ...

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Video: Backstage With MEGADETH In Dublin

MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine has uploaded backstage footage from the band's concert in Dublin, Ireland. The clip, which was filmed earlier today (Monday, November 9) and posted on Periscope, a live video streaming platform owned by Twitter, can be seen below. MEGADETH will embark on a U.S. trek in February 2016. The four-band package will ...

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ANGRA Feat. MEGADETH Guitarist KIKO LOUREIRO: Behind-The-Scenes Footage From PROGPOWER USA Festival

A 38-minute documentary on 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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MEGADETH's U.S. Tour To Kick Off In February, Says DAVE MUSTAINE

MEGADETH will embark on a U.S. tour in February 2016. The four-band package will mark MEGADETH's first U.S. run of dates in support of its new album, "Dystopia", which is scheduled for release in January. While chatting with fans on Saturday (October 31) via Periscope, a live video streaming platform owned by Twitter, Mustaine stated ...

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PRIMAL FEAR: 'Rulebreaker' Album Details Revealed

Frontiers Music Srl will release the new PRIMAL FEAR studio album, "Rulebreaker", on January 29, 2016. The effort will be made available in CD, deluxe CD/DVD and — in collaboration with Soulfood Music in Germany — on vinyl and a special super-limited vinyl edition featuring an eagle head on the vinyl. "Rulebreaker" combines the strongest ...

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MEGADETH's DAVE MUSTAINE On 'Dystopia' Album: 'We Went Back To Making Music For Ourselves'

AndrewHaug.com, Australia's first-ever dedicated 24/7 rock and metal online radio station launched by Andrew Haug, the former host of Triple J Australia's "The Racket" radio show (originally "Full Metal Racket"; 2001-2011), conducted an interview with MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine on October 19 in Melbourne, Australia. You can now watch the chat below. Excerpts ...

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DAVE MUSTAINE Says New MEGADETH Disc Has 'Excitement' Of 'Peace Sells' Album

MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine says that the band's upcoming fifteenth album, "Dystopia", has the "excitement" that was present during the recording sessions for MEGADETH's classic sophomore LP, "Peace Sells... But Who's Buying?" "Dystopia" will be released on January 22, 2016. The follow-up to 2013's "Super Collider" marks the recording debut of MEGADETH's new lineup, which ...

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MEGADETH: Video Footage Of Brisbane Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of MEGADETH's October 21 performance in Brisbane, Australia can be seen below. After the Brisbane concert, MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine uploaded a video message to his Periscope account in which he claimed he "fired" his guitar tech, whom he called as a "total waste of skin and life." Mustaine went on to ...

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