Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine Rants About “Piece O’Shite” Guitar Tech After Brisbane Gig

Megadeth are currently in the midst of their latest Australian tour, but all was not going well during a recent Brisbane performance, with chief Dave Mustaine announcing after the gig that he has fired his “piece o’shite” guitar technician. As Music Feeds reports, Megadeth’s performance at Brisbane’s Eatons Hill Hotel...

Did We Just Witness The Redemption Of Dave Mustaine & Megadeth?

Live review: 18th October at Hordern Pavilion, Sydney. The last time Megadeth played Australia was in 2010, and a lot of bizarre stuff has happened to frontman Dave Mustaine since. Particularly in 2012 the conspiracy theory-loving born-again Christian in Mustaine really got the best of him. First the metal frontman came...

Megadeth and Children of Bodom Melted Faces in Sydney

Thrash metal icons Megadeth announced their return to Australian shores this October for some absolutely massive shows in venues around the country, fresh out of the studio where they’ve been working diligently on their next album. The heavy metal legends are hitting up venues in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, and Perth for...

Megadeth Announce Gigantic 2015 Australian Tour

Thrash metal icons Megadeth have announced they will return to Australian shores this October for some absolutely massive shows in venues around the country, fresh out of the studio where they’ve been working diligently on their next album. The heavy metal legends will be hitting up venues in Brisbane, Sydney,...

Soundwave 2014 Promoter “Heartbroken” At Cancellations, “It’s Been A Total Nightmare”

Soundwave 2014 kicks off tomorrow at Brisbane’s RNA Showgrounds, but promoter AJ Maddah is “heartbroken” that Newsted won’t be performing. In a shock announcement on Wednesday, Newsted – the titular heavy rock band of ex-Metallica bassist Jason Newsted – were one of two bands that pulled out of the Soundwave...

Volbeat Soundwave 2014 Sidewaves Announced

Volbeat Soundwave 2014 Sidewaves have been announced. Following closely after Soundwave 2014 announced official set times and a last-minute venue change in Perth, Volbeat are now confirmed to join Filter and Hacktivist for special Sidewave shows in Sydney and Melbourne. Volbeat were originally opening support on Sidewaves with Megadeth before...

Is This The Strangest Soundwave 2014 Sidewave Announcement Ever?

Pennywise have been added to the Less Than Jake Soundwave 2014 Sidewaves just weeks out from their kick-off. Playing headline sideshows with pop-punk Soundwave-billed acts Bowling For Soup and Zebrahead, Less Than Jake are set to perform at Sydney’s Manning Bar and Melbourne’s The Hi Fi in less than two...

Megadeth Pull Out Of Soundwave 2014

Another major act has pulled out of the Soundwave 2014 lineup with just under two weeks until the annual hard and heavy music festival’s kickoff in Brisbane. Megadeth, one of metal’s Big Four, have today announced that they have cancelled their appearance for Soundwave 2014, following just days after a...

Soundwave “Ignored” Us Say Megadeth, Deny Booting Support Act

When it was announced earlier this week that Newsted – the titular heavy metal band of ex-Metallica bassist Jason Newsted – had been unceremoniously dropped from the bill of Megadeth’s headline Soundwave 2014 Sidewaves, fingers were pointed at the band’s outspoken frontman Dave Mustaine. An official announcement from Soundwave Festival...

Megadeth Kicks Band Off Soundwave 2014 Shows

A feud has reportedly erupted between two bands playing on the Soundwave 2014 lineup that’s resulted in a change in billing to the Sidwave that the two bands were playing together in just over two weeks. Megadeth have booted Newsted – the titular rock band of ex-Metallica bassist Jason Newsted...

Megadeth Soundwave 2014 Sidewaves Announced

Megadeth Soundwave 2014 Sidewaves have been announced, playing a massive triple bill with fellow Soundwave-billed acts Volbeat and Newsted. Following on from the third Soundwave 2014 lineup announcement beefing up the mighty hard and heavy festival bill, and the first official batch of 2014 Sidewaves landing last week, Megadeth now lead a...

Heavy Metal’s Oldest Fan Dies Aged 87

Would you say you’re a massive heavy metal fan? Well, will you still be rocking along to your favourite groups when you’re in your old age? British senior head banger Owen Brown did, a diehard fan who counted Megadeth, Iron Maiden, Judas Priest, and KISS amongst his favourites, all which...

Soundwave 2014 Lineup Guide: Setlists, NIN, & Everything Else You Should Know

There’s been much anticipation heaped upon the Soundwave 2014 lineup before the first round of bands were announced for the annual hard and heavy music festival this afternoon, and while promoter AJ Maddah had talked down expectations of topping this year’s 10th anniversary lineup in the lead up to the Soundwave...

Super Collider

If Megadeth has more than a passing interest in the nuclear physics, they better take notice. Super Collider has managed to propel them back into irrelevancy faster than the speed of light. For an album named after the world’s most powerful machine, the record sounds like the musical equivalent of...

Countdown To Extinction (20th Anniversary Edition)

It’s a real shame that Dave Mustaine has to keep opening his mouth. By constantly finding new ways to stuff tabloid columns with bigotry, he makes his band’s achievements seem less deserved – and more like an angry accident. The 20th Anniversary Edition of Megadeth’s Countdown To Extinction is in many...