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Megadeth News Stories

Megadeth To Livestream Budokan Concert
Megadeth have announced that they will be livestreaming their performance at the legendary Budokan arena in Tokyo


Megadeth Announce Summer European Tour Dates
Megadeth has announced dates for a summer tour of Europe. The tour will see Megadeth supporting their latest album


Megadeth Offshoot Kings Of Thrash Announce Thrashin' USA Tour
Kings Of Thrash, featuring former Megadeth stars David Ellefson and Jeff Young, have announced the first leg of their 2023 world tour


Megadeth Celebrated Judas Priest's Rock Hall Induction With Special Cover (2022 In Review)
Megadeth Celebrated Judas Priest's Rock Hall Induction With Special Cover was a top 22 story from November 2022


Kings Of Thrash To Rock Megadeth's Early Albums On Tour
Kings Of Thrash, featuring former Megadeth stars David Ellefson and Jeff Young, have announced the Thrashin' USA Tour


Megadeth Earned Their Highest Charting Album Of All Time (2022 In Review)
Megadeth not only topped the U.S. Album Sales chart, the legendary thrash band also scored their highest ever entry


Dave Mustaine Says He Is 'Over' Metallica Firing (2022 In Review)
Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine says that he is 'over it' when was asked if he was still bitter about his exit from Metallica


Sammy Hagar Guests On New Megadeth Album (2022 In Review)
Sammy Hagar Guests On New Megadeth Album was a top 22 story from July 2022


Megadeth Offshoot The Lucid Team Up With Insane Clown Posse Star
Megadeth cofounder David Ellefson's new band The Lucid have shared a brand new single called 'Saddle Up and Ride'


Megadeth Announced David Ellefson's Official Replacement (2022 In Review)
Megadeth Announced David Ellefson's Official Replacement was a top 22 story from June 2022


Cancer Fight Was Eye-Opening Experience For Megadeth's Dave Mustaine (2022 In Review)
Cancer Fight Was Eye-Opening Experience For Megadeth's Dave Mustaine was a top 22 story from May 2022


Megadeth Continue Video Series With Killing Time
Megadeth have released a music video for their new single 'Killing Time'.


Megadeth Tease 'Killing Time' Video
Megadeth are sharing a preview of a music video for their new single 'Killing Time'


Lamb Of God 'Wake Up Dead' With Megadeth (2022 In Review)
Lamb Of God 'Wake Up Dead' With Megadeth was a top 22 story from April 2022


Original Megadeth Members Reunited To Honor Gar 2022 In Review
Original Megadeth Members Reunited To Honor Gar was a top 22 story from January 2022:


Megadeth and Lamb Of God Offshoot Firstborne Deliver Intercontinental Champions
Firstborne, featuring former Megadeth star James Lomanzo and former Lamb Of God drummer Chris Adler, have released a brand new song


Megadeth Celebrate Judas Priest's Rock Hall Induction With Special Cover
Megadeth have released a cover of the 1978 Judas Priest classic 'Delivering The Goods', exclusively via Amazon Music


Megadeth Pick Up Grammy Nomination For Best Metal Performance
Megadeth has picked up a 2023 Grammy Award nomination in the Best Metal Performance category for 'We'll Be Back'


Megadeth Continue Vic Rattlehead's Story With 'Life In Hell' Video
Megadeth has released a video of 'Life In Hell', a song from their latest album, 'The Sick, The Dying... And The Dead!,'


Megadeth, Entombed A.D., Decapitated Offshoot Dieth Ink Napalm Deal
Metal supergroup Dieth have inked a deal with Napalm Records


Megadeth Launching Rattleheads NFT Collection
Megadeth have announced that they will be launching 'Rattleheads a generative NFT art collection


Megadeth Earn Their Highest Charting Album Of All Time
Megadeth not only topped the U.S. Album Sales chart with their new record, 'The Sick, The Dying... And The Dead!',


Megadeth Score Top 5 Debut With 'The Sick, The Dying... And The Dead!'
Megadeth has debuted their new album, 'The Sick, The Dying... And The Dead!', in the US Top 5.


Megadeth and Lamb Of God Offshoot Releases Two New Songs
Metal supergroup Firstborne have released two brand new songs


Megadeth's SiriusXM Performance Streaming Online
Megadeth recently performed on SiriusXM's Trunk Nation L.A. Invasion


Megadeth Complete The Sick, The Dying... And The Dead Video Trilogy
Megadeth have premiered a music video for the title track to their newly-released album, 'The Sick, The Dying... And The Dead!,'


Megadeth Hit New Milestones
As Megadeth gear up to release their new studio album, ', The Sick, The Dying...And The Dead!,' on September 2nd


Dave Mustaine Says He Is 'Over' Metallica Firing
Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine says that he is 'over it' when was asked if he was still bitter about his exit from Metallica


Megadeth 'Soldier On!' With New Single
Megadeth have shared their brand new single, 'Soldier On!'. The track is the latest preview


Tarja's Outlanders Recruit Megadeth Icon Marty Friedman For New Song
Tarja's Outlanders have released a brand new single called 'Land of Sea Of Sun' that features legendary former Megadeth guitarist Marty Friedman


Former Megadeth Stars Announce Kings of Thrash Mega Years Tour
Former Megadeth star David Ellefson and Jeff Young have teamed up as Kings of Thrash


Sammy Hagar Guests On New Megadeth Album
Sammy Hagar is a special guest on Megadeth's forthcoming album, The Sick, The Dying... And The Dead!'


Megadeth Recruit Ice-T For 'Night Stalkers: Chapter II' Video
Megadeth have premiered their 'Night Stalkers: Chapter II' video featuring a guest appearance from Ice-T.


Megadeth's David Ellefson Returns With Dieth Supergroup
Megadeth cofounder David Ellefson's new supergroup Dieth have premiered a music video for their debut single


Megadeth's Full Hellfest Performance Streaming Online
Megadeth performed at France's Hellfest on June 24, and pro-shot video of the band's full set is streaming online.


Megadeth Chronicle Vic Rattlehead With 'We'll Be Back' Short Film
Megadeth have released a short film, 'We'll Be Back: Chapter I', featuring their brand new single, 'We'll Be Back',


Megadeth's Graspop Metal Meeting Performance Shared Online
Megadeth performed at Graspop Metal Meeting 2022 in Dessel, Belgium on June 17, and pro-shot video


Megadeth Announce David Ellefson's Official Replacement
Megadeth have announced that they have made James LoMenzo their official bass player once again


Megadeth's Dave Mustaine Unplugs For New Signature Gibson
Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine has partnered with Gibson for the latest addition to the Dave Mustaine Collection


Cancer Fight Was Eye-Opening Experience For Megadeth's Dave Mustaine
Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine shared that his cancer battle has been a 'real eye-opening experience'


KISS, Megadeth And More Part Of Live Nation's Concert Week
Live Nation has announced the return of Concert Week, offering fans access to $25 all-in tickets


Megadeth Offshoot The Lucid Share 'Hair' Video
Megadeth offshoot The Lucid have released a music video for their new single 'Hair'


Megadeth and Five Finger Death Punch Announce U.S. Tour
Megadeth announced on Tuesday morning (April 12th) that they will be hitting the road with Five Finger Death Punch


Lamb Of God 'Wake Up Dead' With Megadeth
As Lamb Of God prepare to embark on a new leg of the Metal Tour Of the Year, they decided to team up with their tourmates Megadeth


Megadeth Lamb Of God Reveal Final Rescheduled Tour Dates
Megadeth and Lamb Of God have announced the rescheduled Canadian concert dates


Original Megadeth Members Reunite To Honor Gar
Original Megadeth bassist David Ellefson and guitarist Chris Poland have reunited and recorded one final song posthumously


Megadeth's New Album Release Delayed Says Mustaine
Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine says in a new interview that the release of the band's forthcoming album has been pushed back


Megadeth And Lamb Of God Announce 2022 Metal Tour Of The Year
Megadeth and Lamb Of God have announced that they will be launching a brand new 2022 leg of their Metal Tour Of Year


Megadeth Fired David Ellefson Amid Allegations 2021 In Review
Megadeth had a top 21 story from May 2021 when they announced that they had parted ways with cofounding member David Ellefson


Megadeth's David Ellefson Denied Grooming Allegation 2021 In Review
Megadeth cofounder and bassist David Ellefson had a top 21 story from May 2021 after he denied allegations


Mammoth WVH, Megadeth, 5FDP Lead Welcome To Rockville Additions
Mammoth WVH, Megadeth, Five Finger Death Punch are just some of the big named acts that have just been added


Megadeth Finish New Album 'The Sick, The Dying And The Dead'
Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine shared in a video message to a fan that the group's forthcoming studio album


Megadeth Share Video From Forthcoming Live Package
Megadeth have shared a video for their performance of 'Holy Wars...The Punishment Due,'


Five Finger Death Punch Recruit Megadeth For Select 2022 Dates
Five Finger Death Punch have announced that they will be returning to Europe next spring


Megadeth and Lamb of God Postpone Final Dates Of Tour
Megadeth and Lamb Of God have been forced to postpone the final three dates of their Metal Tour Of The Year


Megadeth's Dave Mustaine Fuels John 5's New Track 'Que Pasa'
John 5 have shared a music video 'Que Pasa' that features guest vocals from legendary Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine


Megadeth's David Ellefson Returning With The Lucid
Former Megadeth bassist David Ellefson is reportedly gearing up to release the first music from a new band called Lucid


Megadeth Reveal Ellefson's Replacement For Tour
Megadeth have revealed that bassist James Lomenzo will rejoin the band for their rescheduled North American tour with Lamb Of God


Megadeth's New Album Will Be Turned In 'Any Day Now'
Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine told a fan that the band should be 'turning in' the band's forthcoming album 'any day now'.


Megadeth Unplugged Album Being Released After 20 Years
Cleopatra Records have announced that they will be releasing Megadeth's 'Unplugged In Boston' for the very first time


Hatebreed Added To Megadeth and Lamb Of God Tour
Hatebreed will be replacing In Flames on the upcoming Metal Tour of the Year featuring coheadliners Megadeth and Lamb Of God


Megadeth's New Album Will Not Include David Ellefson
Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine says that the basslines that were recorded by David Ellefson prior to his dismissal from the band


Jason Newsted Joining Megadeth Rumor Addressed
Former Metallica bassist Jason Newsted's wife took to social media to shoot down rumors that her husband is joining Megadeth


David Ellefson Seeking Revenge Pornography Charges Against Leaker
Megadeth cofounder David Ellefson says that police are investigating the leak of explicit material that led to the band parting ways with him


Slipknot, Megadeth, Lamb Of God Lead Knotfest Lineup
Slipknot have announced that they will be organizing Knotfest Iowa this year


Megadeth Fire David Ellefson Amid Allegations
Megadeth announced on Monday (May 24th) that they have officially parted ways with cofounding member David Ellefson


Megadeth Address David Ellefson Controversy
Megadeth issued a statement via social media on Monday evening (May 10th) addressing the allegations against David Ellefson


Megadeth's David Ellefson Denies Grooming Allegation
Megadeth cofounder and bassist David Ellefson has denied allegations that surfaced recently that he was 'grooming' a fan


Megadeth's David Ellefson Launches Video Podcast
Megadeth cofounder and bassist David Ellefson has released the first two episodes of his brand video podcast series


Megadeth, Lamb Of God, Trivium and In Flames Tour Dates Revealed
Megadeth and Lamb Of God have announced the rescheduled dates for their Metal Tour of the Year


Megadeth's David Ellefson Announces Bass Chronicles Concert Series
Megadeth cofounder David Ellefson has announced that will be launching a special Bass Chronicles storyteller concert series


Megadeth Wrapping Up Work On New Album Says Mustaine
Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine shared that he has wrapping up the vocals on the long-awaited follow up album


Megadeth's Ellefson Teams Up With Jeff Scott Soto
Megadeth cofounder David Ellefson and Sons of Apollo frontman Jeff Scott Soto have teamed up as Ellefson-Soto


Megadeth's David Ellefson Set Release Date For 'Dwellers'
Megadeth cofounder David Ellefson's Ellefson Films have announced the Blu-Ray, DVD and digital video release of Dwellers


Eddie Van Halen's Influence Went Beyond Guitar Says Megadeth Star
Eddie Van Halen is known as an big influence on guitarist but Megadeth cofounder David Ellefson


New Megadeth Album Is Almost Done Says Ellefson
Megadeth bassist David Ellefson says in a new interview that work on the band's long awaited new studio album is almost complete


Dave Mustaine Excited About Cover Song On Megadeth's New Album
Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine revealed that the band's new album will feature a cover song


Dave Mustaine Inks Megadeal With Gibson
Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine has inked a deal with Gibson guitars as their latest brand ambassador


Megadeth Icon Marty Friedman Releases 'Makenaide' Video
Former Megadeth guitarist Marty Friedman has released a music video for his new single 'Makenaide'.


Megadeth Star Not Optimistic About Live Music Returning This Year
Megadeth cofounder and bass player David Ellefson is not optimistic that live music will return this year due to the pandemic


Dave Mustaine Recording Vocals For New Megadeth Album
Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine is currently in the recording studio doing the lead vocals for the band's forthcoming studio album


Megadeth May Delay New Album Release Due To Covid
Megadeth bassist and cofounder David Ellefson says that band is wrapping up work on their new album


Megadeth and Lamb Of God Supergroup Firstborne Stream New Song
Firstborne have released a new track called 'Save Myself.'


Megadeth's Dave Mustaine Pays Tribute To Alexi Laiho
Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine paid tribute to former Children Of Bodom frontman Alexi Laiho,


Megadeth's New Album Is 'Up There' With Classic Albums Says Ellefson
Megadeth bassist and cofounder David Ellefson says in a new interview that he agreed with Dave Mustaine


Slayer Legend Almost Joined Megadeth
Legendary Slayer drummer and cofounder Dave Lombardo has revealed in a new interview that he almost joined Megadeth


Dave Mustaine Teases New Megadeth Album
Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine played a short snippet of one of the songs from the band's forthcoming album


Guns N' Roses, Slayer Stars Help Megadeth's Ellefson Rock AC/DC Classic 2020 In Review
Megadeth cofounder David Ellefson previewed the Ellefson cover of the AC/DC classic 'Riff Raff'


Steve Jobs Saved The Music Business Says Megadeth Star 2020 In Review
Megadeth bassist and cofounder David Ellefson says that late Apple CEO Steve Jobs saved the music business


Megadeth Briefly Considered Hiring Warrant's Eric Turner 2020 In Review
Megadeth and Warrant are on the opposite ends of the metal spectrum


Mastodon, Megadeth, Baroness Stars Cover Fleetwood Mac Classic 2020 In Review
The classic Fleetwood Mac hit 'You Make Loving Fun' has been given a metal makeover


Slash Pens Forward For New Book From Megadeth's Dave Mustaine 2020 In Review
Megadeth's Dave Mustaine has enlisted Guns N' Roses legend Slash to pen the forward to his book


Megadeth Have 18 Songs For New Album 2020 In Review
Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine shared some more details about the band's forthcoming album


Megadeth Returned To Their Roots To Write New Album 2020 In Review
Megadeth cofounder David Ellefson says that the band's songwriting for their next record reminds him


Megadeth's Dave Mustaine Declared '100 Perfect Cancer Free' 2020 In Review
Megadeth's Dave Mustaine Declared '100 Perfect Cancer Free' was a top 20 story of Feb. 2020:


Late Megadeth Icon Nick Menza Documentary Announced
A new documentary about the late 'Rust In Peace' era Megadeth drummer Nick Menza has been announced


Megadeth Star Sure Band Will Release New Music In 2021
Megadeth bassist and cofounder David Ellefson is confident that the band will be releasing some new music next year


Guns N' Roses, Slayer Stars Team With Megadeth's Ellefson For AC/DC Cover Video
Megadeth offshoot Ellefson have released a music video for their cover of the AC/DC classic 'Riff Raff'


Guns N' Roses, Slayer Stars Help Megadeth's Ellefson Rock AC/DC Classic
Megadeth cofounder David Ellefson previewed the Ellefson cover of the AC/DC classic 'Riff Raff'


Steve Jobs Saved The Music Business Says Megadeth Star
Megadeth bassist and cofounder David Ellefson says that late Apple CEO Steve Jobs saved the music business




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