Dave Mustaine

35 Years Ago: Metallica Fires Dave Mustaine

35 years ago two things happened that changed the direction of Metallica forever: Kirk Hammett was enlisted into the band (He thought it was an April Fool's joke!) Dave Mustaine was fired Mustaine was Metallica's lead guitarist since the beginning. It was just him, James Hetfield , Lars Ulrich and...
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Zakk Wylde & Dave Mustaine Confirmed To Lead 2018 Rock N' Roll Fantasy Camp

Being able to play alongside your rock heroes is one thing. But being able to do with Zakk Wylde (Ozzy Osbourne, Black Label Society ) and Dave Mustaine ( Megadeth ) just may make 2018 one of the best years to attend the Rock N' Roll Fantasy Camp! Running from April 19-22, 2018 in Hollywood, CA,...
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Alice Cooper Reuniting With Original Band Members

For his upcoming show in Nashville, TN, Alice Cooper announced that he will be once again be reuniting with original members Dennis Dunaway , Neal Smith and Michael Bruce at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center on May 14th. Cooper, Dunaway, Smith and Bruce were all inducted into the Rock and Roll...
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34 Years Ago, Kirk Hammett Thought His Metallica Audition Was An April Fool's Joke

When Kirk Hammett first got the call from Exodus' manager Mark Whitaker asking him if he were interested in auditioning for Metallica on April 1st, 1983, he thought it was nothing more than an April Fool's prank and hung up on him. A second phone call from Whitaker proved that he wasn't kidding,...
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Megadeth Hosting Boot Camp

Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine is inviting fans into his Southern California home for a “Megadeth Boot Camp” on March 10-13. At the camp, Droogies can participate in the following workshops:Hear the band share on-the-road stories around the fireAcoustic Megadeth performanceDrum, guitar, and bass...
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Quiz: How Well Do You Know Metallica?

Metallica , one of the biggest and most influential bands in the world. They've played around the world on all seven continents and they've put ten studio albums under their belt. Is there anything else Metallica hasn't done? You tell us! Take our quiz below and let's see if you are a "One" true...
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Dave Mustaine Accepts His First Grammy To The Sound Of Metallica; Mustaine Responds

The 59th annual Grammy Awards were certainly an eventful evening with varying levels of controversy for some of its rock and metal guests. Among those included the first win to 12-time Grammy nominated thrash metal band Megadeth ! Dave Mustaine 's victory did appear bittersweet though, as after...
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Dave Mustaine On Attending Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame: 'Metallica Didn't Want Me There'

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is known of immortalizing some of the greatest musical acts in history into its walls. It's also known for drumming up controversy every year with drama involving those being inducted and those being snubbed. Megadeth frontman and former Metallica guitarist Dave...
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Watch Megadeth's Full Performance On "Late Night with Seth Meyers"

Thrash metal vets Megadeth celebrated their recent Grammy nomination for "Best Metal Performance" with a special live performance of their new song "Dystopia" on Late Night with Seth Meyers . As a special web-exclusive, you can also watch them perform "Tornado of Souls" below!
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Trapt, Megadeth, The Dan Band: The WAAF Word On The Street

Monday 12/12: Trapt is at The Middle East in Cambridge tomorrow. Video of Trapt - Headstrong (Official Music Video) The Dan Band is at The Wilbur Theater in Boston on Friday. Video of The Dan Band - I Wanna Rock You Hard This Christmas Megadeth will be doing a special acoustic performance at The...
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