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Dave Mustaine Launching Megadeth Beer

The rocker has teamed up with tastemakers at top craft brewery Unibroue to create A Tout Le Monde (To Everybody), a Belgian-style pale ale created in Quebec, Canada, which Mustaine is gearing up...

Megadeth Bassist David Ellefson Breaks Foot

The stars were slated to perform at the Harley Days festival in Slovakia on Saturday (16Jul16) and the Masters of Rock bash in the Czech Republic on Sunday (17Jul16), but both had to...

Nick Menza's Death 'Not Drug Related'

The rocker was performing with his band OHM at Studio City, Los Angeles' The Baked Potato jazz club on Saturday (21May16) when he collapsed on stage three songs into their set. Paramedics...

Dave Mustaine Planning Benefit Concert For Nick Menza's Family

The drummer was performing with his band OHM at The Baked Potato jazz club in Studio City, California, when he suffered a "massive heart attack" just three songs into the set. Paramedics were...

Ex-megadeth Drummer Nick Menza Dies On Stage After Massive Heart Attack

Former drummer for Megadeth Nick Menza has died suddenly following a collapse on stage in Los Angeles where he was performing a show with his band OHM. He was just 51-years-old, and while he hasn't...

Dave Mustaine Mourns Passing Of Former Megadeth Drummer Nick Menza

The percussionist was performing with his band OHM at The Baked Potato jazz club in Studio City, California, where he suffered a "massive heart attack" just three songs into the set, his manager...

Dave Mustaine Urges Axl Rose To Include Steven Adler & Izzy Stradlin In Guns N' Roses Get Together

Rose will hit the stage with Slash and Duff MCKagan at this year's (Apr16) Coachella festival in California, but it is not officially known who will be joining the trio. Reports suggest...

Dave Mustaine's Daughter Records Country Version Of Megadeth Classic

The 18-year-old singer and her producers Ben Fowler and Phoenix Mendoza have reinvented the heavy rock anthem as Electra's country music debut. "We thought it'd be a great tribute to Megadeth fans...

Dave Mustaine Moves To Nashville

The rocker's daughter Electra is an aspiring singer, and he hopes relocating to the city at the heart of the country music scene will boost her chances of success. "We didn't know...

Dave Mustaine Fires Guitar Technician After Disastrous Australian Gig

The furious heavy rocker took to social media on Thursday (22Oct15) to apologise to fans at the concert, insisting they deserve "way better" that "what this jerk-off did tonight". Mustaine doesn't go...

Megadeth Ask Fans To Help Them Fund New Album

Just weeks after recruiting new members Kiko Loureiro and Chris Adler, band leader Dave Mustaine is ready to start work on the group's 15th studio album - and he has launched a crowdfunding...

Marty Friedman Turned Down Chance To Return To Megadeth

Friedman has admitted he was offered the gig but felt he would be taking "a huge step backwards" by signing on, and declined. He tells Argentina's Vorterix radio station, "Of course I...

Brazilian Guitar Great Kiko Loureiro Joins Megadeth

The former Angra star joins Lamb of God's Chris Adler as the group's new recruits following the departures of Shawn Drover and Chris Broderick at the end of last year (14). Welcoming...

Lamb Of God Star To Replace Shawn Drover In Megadeth

Dave Mustaine has confirmed the rock news in a statement, revealing Adler will sit behind the drums for the band's 15th album. The frontman says, "Chris is a tremendous talent and an...

Former Megadeth Stars Recruit Bonner For New Group - Report

Former Megadeth stars Chris Broderick and Shawn Drover have recruited ex-Scar the Martyr singer Henry Derek Bonner to front their new band, according to industry reports.The rockers quit Dave Mustaine's heavy rock band last month...

Bassist: 'Megadeth Is Not Disbanding'

Megadeth's bassist has dismissed rumours the rock group is on the verge of collapse following the departure of its drummer and guitarist.Fans of Dave Mustaine's band were stunned when guitarist Chris Broderick quit last month...

Body Found In Hunt For Dave Mustaine's Mother-in-law

Megadeth star Dave Mustaine suffered a Thanksgiving tragedy when his missing mother-in-law was found dead.The heavy metal rocker headed a campaign to find Sally Estabrook after she disappeared in October (14) during a camping trip...

Megadeth Lose Guitarist After Drummer's Exit

Heavy rockers Megadeth have been dealt another blow after losing guitarist Chris Broderick in the aftermath of drummer Shawn Drover's departure.Drover announced his exit from Dave Mustaine's group after 10 years on Tuesday (25Nov14), revealing...

Dave Mustaine: 'Someone Picked My Missing Mother-in-law Up'

Megadeth star Dave Mustaine has appealed for more help in finding his missing mother-in-law after revealing experts fear she may have been driven away from a California camp site by a Good Samaritan.San Diego police...

Police Officials Extend Search For Dave Mustaine's Mother-in-law

Police in San Diego, California have widened their search for Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine's 75-year-old mother-in-law after she went missing on Saturday (04Oct14).Sally Estabrook, who suffers from Alzheimer's disease, was last seen with her husband...

Dave Mustaine's Mother-in-law Missing

Megadeth star Dave Mustaine's mother-in-law has gone missing.The frontman urged Twitter.com followers to keep his wife Pam in their thoughts as she searches for her mum, who suffers from memory-robbing Alzheimer's disease. Sally Estabrook,...

Megadeth Pull Out Of Motorhead Cruise

Megadeth have been forced to withdraw from Motorhead's upcoming heavy rock cruise to allow frontman Dave Mustaine to recover from spinal surgery.The group won't set sail on the maiden Motorboat voyage later this month (Sep14),...

Megadeth Forced To Axe Tel Aviv Gig After All

Heavy rockers Megadeth have been forced to scrap plans to press ahead with their concert in Tel Aviv, Israel on Wednesday (06Aug14) due to safety concerns as the violence in the Middle East continues to...

Megadeth Cancel Shows Following Bassist's Bereavement

Heavy metal stars Megadeth have cancelled all their upcoming shows following the death of their bassist's brother.Bandmember David Ellefson is mourning the loss of his 51-year-old sibling Eliot, who spent two years battling cancer before...

Dave Mustaine Treats Former Deaf Fan To First Rock Show

Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine arranged a special trip for a deaf woman who regained her hearing so she could experience her first ever rock show.Sarah Churman, who suffered severe hearing impairment since birth, became an...

Megadeth & Anthrax Join Motorhead For Rock Festival At Sea

Megadeth and Anthrax have joined Motorhead's heavy rock cruise.Motorboat will set sail to Key West, Florida and Cozumel, Mexico from Miami in September (14). Dubbed "the loudest boat in the world", the cruise will...

Dave Mustaine Steps Up Feud Over Axed Australian Tour

Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine has offered to reinstate the band's cancelled Australian tour if the promoter behind the axed dates offers him an apology.The heavy metal star axed the group's shows Down Under earlier this...

Megadeth Dismiss Jason Newsted Feud Rumours

Megadeth have dismissed rumours suggesting the band was responsible for having fellow rocker Jason Newsted booted from the bill of a music festival in Australia.Dave Mustaine's group is due to perform at the touring Soundwave...

George Jones Honoured By The Stars Of Country At Nashville Tribute Concert

The great George Jones was honoured by some of the biggest names in country and western music this week, as the stars came out in force to the George Jones Tribute Concert at Nashville's Bridgestone...

Nashville Pays Its Respects To The Late George Jones With Star-studded Concert

The late, great George Jones was honored this Friday at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena Friday. The night was originally intended to celebrate the country icon’s retirement, but after his death last April, it was held as...

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