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Megadeth News Stories

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


Megadeth Bassist Releases Vintage Cheap Trick Track From Covers Album
Megadeth bassist David Ellefson streaming a video of his version of the Cheap Trick classic, 'Auf Wiedersehen',


Megadeth Briefly Considered Hiring Warrant's Eric Turner
Erik Turner recently revealed that he was briefly considered for a position in the original lineup of Megadeth


Metallica, Megadeth, Exodus And More Focus of Bay Area Godfathers Film
Metallica, Megadeth, Exodus, Y&T, Testament and more are the focus of the next two installments of the popular Inside Metal documentary series


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


Megadeth's Dave Mustaine Updates Fans About Cancer Fight
Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine shared the good news that doctors have given him a 'good bill of health'


Metallica, Megadeth, Judas Priest Stars In Flying V Movie
Members of Metallica, Megadeth, Judas Priest and Slayer are feature in the forthcoming 'Flying V' DVD


Megadeth, Lamb Of God Offshoot Firstborne Release New Visualizer
Metal supergroup Firstborne have released a visualizer video for their track 'Roll The Dice'.


Megadeth Offshoot Ellefson Share Judas Priest Cover
Megadeth cofounder David Ellefson is giving fans another taste of his forthcoming Ellefson album, 'No Cover',


Megadeth's Elleftson Previews Covers Album With Vintage Def Leppard Track
Megadeth bassist David Ellefson streaming a version of the vintage Def Leppard track, 'Wasted',


Megadeth Have Eight Original and Two Cover Songs For New Album
Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine gave fans some more insight into the band's forthcoming studio album


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


Megadeth And Lamb Of God Announce Rescheduled Tour Dates
Megadeth have announced rescheduled dates for a co-headlining tour of North America with Lamb Of God


Megadeth Eye A Year To New Album Release
Megadeth bassist David Ellefson says that it will probably be a year before the band releases their new studio album


Lamb Of God And Megadeth Alums Launch Firstborne
Former Lamb Of God drummer Chris Adler has teamed up with another former Megedath star James LoMenzo


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


Megadeth, Lamb Of God, Trivium and In Flames To Stream Full Concerts
Megadeth, Lamb Of God, Trivium and In Flames have announced that they will be streaming full concert performances and more


Megadeth Excited By Material For New Album
Megadeth cofounder David Ellefson has expressed his excitement about the material the band has written


Megadeth Entering The Studio To Record New Album
Megadeth's David Ellefson says that the band is moving forward to recording their new studio album together in the studio


Megadeth, Lamb Of God, Trivium, In Flames Tour Postponed
Megadeth, Lamb Of God, Trivium, and In Flames have announced that they have been forced to postpone the summer leg


Megadeth Offshoot Ellefson Share Post Malone Cover
Megadeth offshoot Ellefson have released their cover of Post Malone's 'Over Now',


Megadeth and Lamb Of God Tour Still Planned
Megadeth and Lamb Of God's forthcoming North American tour is still scheduled to happen


Metallica and Megadeth Stars In Bonus Clip For Thrash Doc
Metallica and Megadeth stars are featured in a bonus interviews video for the deluxe edition of 'Murder In The Front Row'


Megadeth Announce Full Concert Stream And Dave Mustaine Chat
Megadeth have announced that they will be a special full concert performance stream today (April 30th) and a live chat


Megadeth Returned To Their Roots To Write New Album
Megadeth cofounder David Ellefson says that the band's songwriting for their next record reminds him of how the group wrote material


Megadeth Offshoot Ellefson Unplug For New Single
Ellefson, featuring Megadeth bassist and cofounder David Ellefson, has released a live unplugged version


Megadeth Ready To Record New Album
Megadeth bassist and cofounder David Ellefson revealed in a new interview that the band has completed writing and is ready to record


Megadeth's Full Resurrection Fest Set Streaming Online
Megadeth's full performance from Resurrection Fest 2018 in Viveiro, Spain


Megadeth's David Ellefson Releasing New Song For Covid-19 Relief
Megadeth cofounder David Ellefson has announced that his solo band Ellefson will be releasing a new single called 'Simple Truth,'


Megadeth's Dave Mustaine Working On Album and Finishing Book
Megadeth have shared a special Quarantine Playlist and frontman Dave Mustaine has shared a video message with fans


Megadeth's Dave Mustaine Mourns Death Of His Sister
Megadeth leader Dave Mustaine is mourning the passing of his older sister Michelle


Megadeth's Dave Mustaine And Daughter Rock Beatles Classic
Megadeth leader Dave Mustaine and his daughter Electra can be seen covering The Beatles' classic, 'Come Together',


Megadeth and Lamb Of God Announce Coheadline Tour
Megadeth and Lamb Of God have announced that they will be teaming up for a massive North American coheadlining tour


Former Megadeth and Lamb Of God Stars Form New Project
Former Megadeth and Pride & Glory star James LoMenzo revealed during a recent interview


Megadeth's Dave Mustaine Declared '100 Perfect Cancer Free'
Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine told fans during the band's London concert this past Friday


Dave Mustaine's Daughter Performs With Megadeth
Megadeth were joined by Dave Mustaine's daughter, Electra, for a performance of their 1994 classic, 'A Toute le Monde',


Megadeth's Dave Mustaine 'Back Better Than Ever' After Cancer Fight
Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine's daughter Electra took to social media to celebrate her father's return to the stage


Megadeth's Dave Mustaine Says 'I'm Back' Following Cancer Fight
Megadeth cofounder Dave Mustaine took to social media on Friday (January 17th) and declared 'I'm back'


Megadeth's Dave Mustaine Completes Cancer Treatment 2019 In Review
Megadeth's Dave Mustaine Completes Cancer Treatment was a top 19 story of Oct. 2019


Cancer Diagnosis Was A Surprise To Megadeth Cofounder 2019 In Review
Cancer Diagnosis Was A Surprise To Megadeth Cofounder was a top 19 story of July 2019


Megadeth's Dave Mustaine Diagnosed With Cancer 2019 In Review
Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine shared the sad news with fans that he has been diagnosed with throat cancer


Dave Mustaine Asked Dimebag To Join Megadeth 2019 In Review
Dave Mustaine revealed that he invited late Pantera legend Dimebag Darrell to join Megadeth


Megadeth To Release New Songs Soon Says Mustaine
Megadeth leader Dave Mustaine says the band are gearing up to release a series of new songs in sync with their live return


Megadeth's Dave Mustaine Gives Update On Cancer Fight
Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine says that his test results look amazing following radiation treatment for throat cancer


Metallica's Hetfield Reached Out To Dave Mustaine After Cancer News
Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine was touched when he heard from his former Metallica bandmate James Hetfield


Megadeth's Ellefson Shares Trailer To 'Dwellers' Film
Megadeth cofounder David Ellefson's new film production company Ellefson Films have released a the first trailer


Megadeth's Dave Mustaine Selling 40 Years Of Music Gear
Megadeth leader Dave Mustaine is partnering with Reverb to sell nearly 150 items, including guitars, amps, recording equipment


Megadeth Recap Inaugural MegaCruise With New Video
Megadeth are sharing a recap video featuring highlights from their inaugural MegaCruise


Megadeth's Dave Mustaine Completes Cancer Treatment
Megadeth cofounder David Ellefson says that his bandmate Dave Mustaine is currently in recovery after completing treatment


Megadeth's Ellfson Updates On Dave Mustaine's Cancer Fight
Megadeth's David Ellfson says that Dave Mustaine is doing well with his throat cancer treatment


Megadeth Not Sure If Mustaine Will Be Part Of Megacruise
Megadeth have not yet made a decision if Dave Mustaine will be part of the band's upcoming Megacruise


Ellefson's Role Changed With Megadeth Reunion
Megadeth cofounder David Ellefson looked back on a failed attempt to return to the band and also what changed when he did reunite


Megadeth and Judas Priest Stars Teaming For Special Tribute Set
Megadeth bassist David Ellefson will be teaming up with for former Judas Priest stars


Megadeth's Dave Mustaine Offers Positive Cancer Update
Megadeth leader Dave Mustaine is sharing an update on his health status as he continues treatment


Five Finger Death Punch Recruit Megadeth For 2020 Tour
Five Finger Death Punch have announced that they have recruited thrash icons Megadeth to join them for their headline arena tour


David Ellefson Inks Former Megadeth Bandmate Chris Poland
Megadeth's David Ellefson has signed his former bandmate Chris Poland to the relaunched Combat Records


Megadeth's David Ellefson Releases 'Sleeping Giants' Video
Megadeth cofounder David Ellefson has released a music video for his track 'Sleeping Giants'.


Megadeth Add Lamb Of God To Megacruise
Megadeth have recruited Lamb Of God to join and complete the lineup for their inaugural Megacruise


Megadeth Taking Different Approach To New Album
Megadeth founder David Ellefson has revealed that frontman Dave Mustaine has decided that the band should take a different approach


Cancer Diagnosis Was A Surprise To Megadeth Cofounders
Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine's cancer diagnosis came as a surprise to band co-founder David Ellefson


Megadeth's Dave Mustaine Vows To Beat Cancer
Megadeth leader Dave Mustaine has posted a video message of thanks for people's support following news of his throat cancer diagnosis


Megadeth Optimistic About Dave Mustaine's Cancer Treatment
Megadeth's David Ellefson says that the band is optimistic about the frontman Dave Mustaine's treatments for throat cancer


Megadeth's David Ellefson Reacts To Mustaine's Cancer News
Megadeth bassist and cofounder David Ellefson spoke to 'The Classic Metal Show on Monday


Megadeth's Dave Mustaine Diagnosed With Cancer
Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine shared the sad news with fans that he has been diagnosed with throat cancer


Megadeth Star Tributes Late Angra Frontman Andre Matos
Former Angra frontman Andre Matos died at the age of 47, according to his former bandmate Ricardo Confessori


Megadeth Announce Special Youthanasia Anniversary Concert
Megadeth will mark the 25th anniversary of 'Youthanasia' by performing the 1994 album in its entirety


Megadeth Expanding More Albums For Reissues
Megadeth will continue their ongoing reissue series this summer with a trio of albums


Guns N' Roses, Def Leppard, Megadeth Lead New Festival Lineup
Guns N' Roses, Def Leppard, Lynyrd Skynyrd have been named as the headliners of the inaugural EXIT 111 Festival


Megadeth Star Reveals Timeline For New Album
Megadeth bassist David Ellefson is sharing an update on plans for the band's sixteenth album


Megadeth and Opeth Lead Psycho Las Vegas Lineup
Megadeth, Opeth and Electic Wizard have been tapped to headline this year's festival




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