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Megadeth Turn Oklahoma City Gig Into Storm Benefit

Heavy rockers Megadeth will donate the proceeds of their 16 July (13) Oklahoma City gig to the victims of the May (13) storms.The group has announced the Zoo Amphitheatre gig will serve as a benefit...

Slayer's Jeff Hanneman Dead At 49: Guitarist Dies Of Liver Failure

Slayer guitarist and songwriter Jeff Hanneman is dead at 49 after suffering liver failure. The revered musician died on Thursday (May 2, 2013) at the Hemet Valley Medical Center near his home in South California's...

Slayer Guitarist Jeff Hanneman Dies

Slayer guitarist Jeff Hanneman has died aged 49.The heavy metal rocker succumbed to liver failure in a Californian hospital on Thursday (02.05.13), two years after contracting a rare skin disease, leaving his bandmates ''devastated''.Jeff -...

Dave Mustaine Opens Soup Kitchen In Haiti

Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine is fulfilling his New Year's resolution to be more charitable by funding a soup kitchen in Haiti.The rocker recently vowed to change his life and do more for those in need,...

Megadeth Investigating Christmas Competition Plagiarism

Megadeth's Dave Mustaine was duped by a Christmas card contest-winner who allegedly submitted the work of another artist in the band's annual festive competition.The rockers invite fans to submit original illustrations over the holidays and...

Rocker James Lomenzo Joins Cast Of The Amazing Race

Former Megadeth star James Lomenzo has joined the cast of hit U.S. reality series The Amazing Race.The bassist, who also performed with heavy metal bands White Lion and Black Label Society, will team up with...

Hank Williams Jr: 'Muslim' Obama Hates America, And Farming

Hank Williams Jr has launched into an incredible tirade against U.S President Barack Obama reports Rolling Stone. "We've got a Muslim president who hates farming, hates the military, hates the U.S. and we hate him,"...

Dave Mustaine Addresses Shooting Comments Controversy

Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine is adamant his controversial comments about the Colorado cinema massacre were not intended to "hurt" fellow Americans as they were said in the "heat of the moment" on stage.The rocker hit...

Megadeth's Dave Mustaine Claims Barack Obama Set Up Aurora Shootings

It's with a grave face on that we report a strong show of conspiracy theory-based idiocy from Megadeth front man Dave Mustaine, the heavy metaller who apparently shares the same unfortunate trait as Morrissey of...

Megadeth Star Dave Mustaine Takes Aim At President Obama

Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine has left fans dumbfounded after taking to the stage at a gig in Singapore and accusing U.S. President Barack Obama of using last month's (Jul12) Colorado cinema massacre and a recent...

Reunited Black Sabbath Close Download Festival

Black Sabbath closed Download 2012 last night (10.06.12) by wowing fans with a greatest hits set. The rock outfit performed with three of their four original members, singer Ozzy Osbourne, guitarist Tony Iommi and bassist...

Black Sabbath Close Download 2012

Black Sabbath closed Download 2012 with a stunning greatest hits set last night (10.06.12). The British rockers - who were made up of three original members, singer Ozzy Osbourne, guitarist Tony Iommi and bassist Geezer...

Dave Mustaine Hit By Rock On Stage

Heavy metal band Megadeth fled from the stage at a gig in Croatia on Tuesday (05Jun12) after they were pelted with bottles and rocks.The rockers were performing at Metalfest 2012 but singer Dave Mustaine abandoned...

Metallica To Perform Black Album In Full At Download Festival 2012

Download Festival is now in its tenth year and to celebrate the milestone, the festival has announced that they are adding a further fourteen acts to the line-up. Joining the headliners Metallica; Black Sabbath and...

Metallica Release Beyond Magnetic

Metallica have released a new EP, 'Beyond Magnetic', in celebration of their 30th anniversary. The 'Enter Sandman' heavy metal band celebrated their landmark birthday with four shows in their hometown, San Francisco, last week, where...

Mustaine Gave Megadeth Fan Extra Life

Megadeth rocker Dave Mustaine is convinced he has healing powers after prolonging the life of a fan with terminal cancer.The flame-haired metal star was made an honorary Kentucky Colonel after giving the sick man the...

Paolo Nutini Named Headline Performance Of The Year

Paolo Nutini was named Headline Performance of the Year at last night's (14.11.11) UK Festival Awards.The Scottish ' Pencil Full of Lead' singer scooped the prize for his Headlining slot at Latitude festival earlier this...

Dave Mustaine Risked Paralysis At Big Four Show

Heavy metal star Dave Mustaine risked paralysis by pressing ahead with Megadeth's concert in New York on Wednesday (14Sep11) - because he needed urgent surgery to fix a painful neck injury.The headbanging rocker played through...

Megadeth's Mustaine Puts Forward Metal Supergroup Idea

Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine is reaching out to Metallica's James Hetfield and Lars Ulrich with a view to forming the ultimate heavy rock supergroup.Mustaine reveals he's already spoken to the duo about the idea and...

Megadeth Show Axed

Metal stars Megadeth were forced to scrap a performance in Oklahoma on Tuesday (09Aug11) after a member of the band fell ill.Fans were left disappointed after the rockers pulled out of the Rockstar Energy Drink...

Metallica And The Big 4 Open Soniphere

Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth and Anthrax appeared on stage together in England last night (08.07.11). The 'Big 4' of heavy metal joined forces at the Sonisphere festival in Knebworth, Southern England, to play a cover of...

Metallica To Work With Rick Rubin On Next Album

Metallica will work with "zen guru" Rick Rubin on their next album. The heavy metal group made their most well received record in years, 2008s 'Death Magnetic', with the producer and bassist Robert Trujillo is...

Metallica Close 'The Big 4'

Metallica wowed fans this weekend with a historic uniting of the most significant bands in heavy metal. Metallica took the main headline slot at the 'Big 4' festival, which was held at the Empire Polo...

Bad Religion Added To Sonisphere Festival

Bad Religion and Cavalera Conspiracy are among 28 acts added to the bill for Sonisphere festival.The bands will join headliners Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth, Anthrax, Biffy Clyro and Slipknot on the bill for the three day...

Dave Mustaine: 'Black Magic Ruined My Life'

Megadeth rocker Dave Mustaine refuses to play heavy rock anthem The Conjuring live - because the track is laden with black magic imagery and occult spells.The singer became fascinated in witchcraft as a teen and...

Dave Mustaine Collapses At Gig

Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine collapsed backstage at a concert in Russia on Wednesday night (16Mar11) after suffering from kidney stone pains - but he insisted on playing a half-hour set.The rocker was performing at the...

Friedman Selling Off Megadeth Guitars For Japan Relief Fund

Former Megadeth rocker Marty Friedman is selling his beloved guitars to raise funds for the Japanese earthquake and tsunami relief fund.The musician moved to the country in 2003 and has reached out to fans to...

Limp Bizkit Added To Sonisphere UK Line Up

Limp Bizkit have been added to the line-up of this year's Sonisphere music festival.The 'Rollin' rockers - who were one of the headliners at the event in 2009 - will take to the stage before...

Metallica Explain Single Us Big Four Date

Metallica will only play one US date on their Big Four tour because they don't want to "overstay" their welcome. The 'Enter Sandman' group have teamed up with fellow thrash metal bands Slayer, Megadeth and...

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...

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