After some speculation from fans that 2011′s Thirteen might have been the band’s last record, Megadeth mainman Dave Mustaine made it official last night via Twitter that the band had started work on their fourteenth studio album. “Johnny made it in,” wrote Mustaine. “Record 14 is officially underway. Clips to upload tomorrow. Thrashin’ time!” Based […]
Last night, the nominees for the 55th annual Grammy Awards were announced. Thrash metal is the theme of this year’s Hard Rock/Metal Performance nominations, with Megadeth, Anthrax and Lamb of God all garnering nods, along with Iron Maiden, Marilyn Manson and Halestorm. In the rock music category, Jack White led the way with three nominations, […]
It’s Tuesday–the day that music comes out–and this one sees shit from All That Remains, Geoff Tate, HIM, and more out in stores. Check out the list of releases below and let us know which ones you have already or are planning to pick up. All That Remains – A War You Cannot Win Anaal […]
Earlier this year, pyromaniacal metal outfit West of Hell released their debut full-length, Spiral Empire. A fiery personality behind the kit, drummer Andrew Hulme offers here his picks for the five drummers who have influenced him the most. 1. Vinnie Paul, Pantera “Cowboys from Hell was the first metal album I […]
Returning to the stage after a more-than-12-year hiatus, death-metal band Broken Hope played with Obituary in Hollywood, California, on November 27. They even had some special backstage guests including Slayer’s Dave Lombardo, DevilDriver’s Jeff Kendrick, and Megadeth’s Chris Broderick. Our own Stephanie Cabral was there, too, capturing all the action. Check out her pics below. […]
Shakespeare once asked, “What’s in a name?” Well, a hell of a lot. Just ask vocalist-guitarist Danko Jones (pictured left) of the hard-rock group also named Danko Jones, who will release their new album, Rock and Roll Is Black and Blue, on October 9. “I’ve always had a fondness for people named Dave or David,” […]
The brainchild of musician Markus Johansson, Sylencer recently released their new album, A Lethal Dose of Truth, which features guest appearances by Brendon Small (Dethklok), Gene Hoglan (Death, Testament), Jordan Rudess (Dream Theater), Andy LaRocque (King Diamond), and Rob Caggiano (Anthrax). The last guest reflects Johansson’s love of the so-called “Big Four” of thrash metal–Metallica, […]
Napalm Death found a perfect medium, their shredded, scrawled skeleton of a logo standing as a symbol of all things insane, repulsive, and enraged.
Megadeth is usually in the news but this time vocalist-guitarist Dave Mustaine hasn’t said anything controversial (yet). Now Megadeth (pictured left) have created an online slot machine where you can play for money. Slots can be guitar picks, amps or the occasional face of band members Mustaine, David Ellefson, Shawn Drover, or Chris Broderick. So […]
The entire show can be seen on DIRECTV.