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Watch MEGADETH Rehearse For European Tour

MEGADETH has uploaded a short video of the band rehearsing earlier this week ahead of its European tour as the support act for FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH. Check it out below. The trek will mark MEGADETH's first shows since frontman Dave Mustaine received treatment for throat cancer, with which he was diagnosed last May. MEGADETH's ...

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MEGADETH's DAVE MUSTAINE: 'I'm Back'

MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine says that he is "back," less than a year after he was diagnosed with throat cancer. The 58-year-old musician and his bandmates are scheduled to kick off their European tour as the support act for FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH early next week. Earlier today, the MEGADETH Twitter posted a photo of ...

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MEGADETH Begins Rehearsing For First Live Shows Since DAVE MUSTAINE's Cancer Diagnosis (Photos)

MEGADETH has commenced rehearsing for its upcoming European tour as the support act for FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH. It will mark MEGADETH's first shows since frontman Dave Mustaine received treatment for throat cancer, with which he was diagnosed last May. Earlier today, MEGADETH shared several photos of the rehearsal sessions and included the following caption: ...

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DAVE MUSTAINE Says DIRK VERBEUREN's Drumming On MEGADETH's New Album Is 'Exceptional'

Dave Mustaine has praised Dirk Verbeuren's drumming on MEGADETH's new album. Earlier today, the MEGADETH leader took to his Twitter to wish the Belgian-born-and-now-Los-Angeles-based drummer a happy 45th birthday. He wrote: "Happy birthday to my drummer extraordinaire, Dirk Verbeuren! You are a powerhouse and your drumming on the new record is exceptional. Have a great ...

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KIKO LOUREIRO Says MEGADETH Will Rehearse For Three Days Prior To European Tour With FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH

Earlier today (Sunday, January 5), MEGADETH guitarist Kiko Loureiro took part in a 40-minute YouTube Live session during which he answered some fan-submitted questions. Asked if he practices for tours standing up, Kiko said: "Not right in the beginning, because I've been playing a lot on different stages, so I kind of know the feeling ...

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Former MEGADETH Guitarist CHRIS POLAND Is Working On 'Liar' Memoir

Former MEGADETH guitarist Chris Poland is working on a memoir with the help of Thom Hazaert, who recently co-authored MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson's "More Life With Deth". The book is titled "Liar: Truth, Highs, And Consequences", and will tentatively be released sometime in 2020, in partnership with Combat Records and Ellefson Books. It will also ...

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Listen To Title Track Of New BODY COUNT Album, 'Carnivore'

The official visualizer video "Carnivore", the title track of the new album from BODY COUNT, the metal band fronted by hip-hop legend, actor and director Ice-T, can be seen below. The LP is due on March 6, 2020 via Century Media. The detailed cover design was created by award-winning Polish artist Zbigniew M. Bielak, whom ...

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BODY COUNT: New Single To Arrive This Month

BODY COUNT, the metal band fronted by hip-hop legend, actor and director Ice-T, will release the first single and video from its upcoming "Carnivore" album on December 13. The LP is tentatively due in early 2020. Back in June 2018, Ice-T told Iain Chambers that BODY COUNT wanted to up the ante with its next ...

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DAVE MUSTAINE Says JAMES HETFIELD, OZZY OSBOURNE And PAUL STANLEY Sent Messages Of Support After His Cancer Diagnosis

Dave Mustaine has spoken to Rolling Stone about his battle with throat cancer with which he was diagnosed back in May. The 58-year-old MEGADETH guitarist/vocalist had kept uncharacteristically quiet since revealing his cancer diagnosis on June 17 on social media. Last month, MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson said that Dave had completed ...

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MEGADETH's DAVE MUSTAINE Looks Healthy In New Family Photo

Six months after he was diagnosed with throat cancer, MEGADETH leader Dave Mustaine appears to be making a remarkable recovery. Earlier today, Dave's wife of 28 years, Pam, uploaded a photo (see below) of what was apparently a family get-together at a restaurant near their home in Franklin, Tennessee, and she included the caption: "Let ...

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DIO: Deluxe Newly Remastered Editions Of Four Albums From 1996-2004 To Be Made Available In February

BMG and Niji Entertainment Group Inc. have partnered to reissue DIO's 1996-2004 studio albums: "Angry Machines" (1996), "Magica" (2000), "Killing The Dragon" (2002) and "Master Of The Moon" (2004). These newly remastered versions feature rare and never before released live and studio bonus tracks. Remastered by longtime DIO collaborator Wyn Davis with updated artwork from ...

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DAVID ELLEFSON Looks Back On MEGADETH's 2002 Split: 'It Turned Out To Be, In Hindsight, Probably The Best Thing For All Of Us'

David Ellefson says that MEGADETH's split in 2002 turned out to be "probably the best thing" for everybody involved. Dave Mustaine reformed MEGADETH in 2004 ago after disbanding the group two years earlier. Originally setting out to record a solo album, Mustaine enlisted studio musicians to play on what ultimately became MEGADETH's 2004 "The System ...

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