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Dave Mustaine's Oncologist Co-wrote Dogs Of Chernobyl

Dave Mustaine's oncologist co-wrote Megadeth's ‘Dogs Of Chernobyl’.Dr. Anthony J. Cmelak of Nashville’s Vanderbilt University Medical Centre has revealed that after he treated the guitarist for throat cancer in 2019, he was given a songwriting...

Dave Mustaine Vows To Keep Playing Guitar Until He Can't Anymore

Dave Mustaine won't hang up his guitar until he physically can't play anymore.The Megadeth axe-slayer battled throat cancer in 2019, and even when he was going through chemotherapy and radiotherapy, he was still working on...

Dave Mustaine Wouldn't Let Cancer Stop Him Playing Guitar

Dave Mustaine wasn't going to let cancer impact his guitar playing after a doctor told him he would lose "80 per cent use of his arm" to a previous hand injury.In 2002, the Megadeth rocker...

Megadeth Frontman Dave Mustaine 'Predicted Real-life Events'

Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine has predicted real-life events in his songwriting.The band is back with a new album called ‘The Sick, the Dying ... and the Dead!', and Dave explained that the title track was...

Dave Mustaine Confirms Megadeth Has Re-recorded David Ellefson's Bass Parts

Megadeth has re-recorded David Ellefson's bass parts for the upcoming album.Frontman Dave Mustaine has confirmed the group has replaced the musician's tracks for the release following his exit from the band in May.Speaking to a...

David Ellefson Fired From Megadeth Over Grooming Allegations

David Ellefson has parted ways with Megadeth following grooming allegations made against him.The 56-year-old musician has profusely denied claims he allegedly groomed a girl online after explicit screenshots and video footage surfaced online earlier this...

Megadeth Close To Completing New Album

Megadeth are just hours away from finishing their new album.The thrash metal titan's bassist David Ellefson has revealed the follow-up to 2016's 'Dystopia' is in "the final hours getting everything done".He told Rock Music Star:...

Lars Ulrich Gets Chills Over First Metallica Show

Lars Ulrich still gets chills thinking about his first Metallica gig.The 57-year-old drummer - who made his debut on stage as a founding member of the 'Enter Sandman' rockers in 1982 - has reflected on...

Megadeth's New Album Is 'Underway'

Megadeth's new album is ''underway''.The thrash metal group's bassist David Ellefson and drummer Dirk Verbeuren started recording their parts for the follow-up to 2016's 'Dystopia' in Nashville, Tennessee, last week.Speaking to The Metal Circus, David...

David Ellefson To Record Megadeth Album In Nashville This Week

David Ellefson is heading to Nashville this week to start recording Megadeth's new album.The thrash metal band's bassist recently revealed they were planning to head to Tennessee once it's ''healthy'' to and everyone is out...

Megadeth Ready To Record New Album Once Coronavirus Lockdown Is Over

Megadeth have got all the songs ready to be recorded for their next album once the coronavirus pandemic is over.The thrash metal band's bassist David Ellefson has revealed that they are set to enter the...

Kirk Hammett Has 'Never, Ever, Ever' Had A Problem With Dave Mustaine

Kirk Hammett has ''never, ever, ever'' had a problem with Metallica's former guitarist Dave Mustaine. The 54-year-old lead guitarist for the heavy metal band, who replaced Dave after he was fired in 1983 because of...

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 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...

Rockers Pay Tribute To Late Yes Star Chris Squire

The progressive rock icon lost his battle with cancer on Saturday (27Jun15) in Phoenix, Arizona, a month after announcing he had been diagnosed with leukaemia and was stepping down from Yes' summer tour...

Gene Simmons Wins At Metal Hammer Golden Gods

The KISS veteran was awarded the Legend title at the prizegiving, held at London's IndigO2 venue, while Queen guitarist May was handed the Riff Lord prize and Megadeth frontman Mustaine won the ceremony's...

Queen Named Band Of The Year At Classic Rock Roll Of Honour Awards

Queen have been named Band of the Year at the Classic Rock Roll Of Honour presented by Orange Amplification awards.Icons in rock music from past and present were celebrated at the event at The Avalon...

Dave Mustaine Joins Search For Missing Mother-in-law

Rocker Dave Mustaine has flown to San Diego, California in a bid to help volunteers find his missing mother-in-law.Sally Estabrook, who suffers from Alzheimer's disease, wandered off from a campground in the county on Saturday...

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...

Dave Mustaine To Perform With San Diego Symphony For One-off Show

Megadeath frontman Dave Mustaine is joining forces with musicians from California's San Diego Symphony for an unlikely collaboration for one night only.The heavy metal star will team up with the city orchestra at Copley Symphony...

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 Star Lands Spider Species Naming Honour

Heavy rocker Dave Mustaine is celebrating after learning of a creepy new honour - a new species of deadly spider has been named after him.The Aphonopelma Davemustainei tarantula was recently discovered in New Mexico and...

Metallica Perform With Osbourne And Mustaine

Metallica took to the stage with Ozzy Osbourne and former member Dave Mustaine on Saturday night (10Dec11) to conclude the band's 30th anniversary celebrations.The rockers have been celebrating 30 years since the group's formation in...

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...

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...

Mustaine: 'Christianity Saved Me, I Was A Bad Man'

Heavy metal hero DAVE MUSTAINE has credited Christianity for turning his life around and making him realise he was "a weasel".The Megadeth star admits he wasn't a very nice person before he found God and...

Mustaine Opens Up About Ellefson's Return

MEGADETH leader DAVE MUSTAINE fears former bass player DAVE ELLEFSON will take months to settle back into the band because he's still damaged and "affected" by his bust-up with the frontman.The two rockers have patched...

Former Megadeth Guitarist Blasts Mustaine

Former MEGADETH guitarist JEFF YOUNG has slammed frontman DAVE MUSTAINE in an open letter, accusing him of "dissing, exaggerating and just plain lying" about his bandmates.Young appeared on the band's 1988 album So Far, So...

Mustaine Eyes Retirement Over Neck Problems

MEGADETH frontman DAVE MUSTAINE is eyeing an early retirement from the band - due to persistent problems with his neck.The 48-year-old rocker takes the blame for his own health issues, and admits he's punished his...

Mustaine Fuming Over Interview

MEGADETH star DAVE MUSTAINE has blasted a Norwegian reporter for asking him about his days in METALLICA during an interview - threatening to put the journalist "in a hospital".The rocker open up about his past...

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