Megadeth

Megadeth

Megadeth is an American thrash metal band led by founder, frontman, guitarist, and songwriter Dave Mustaine. Formed in 1983 Los Angeles, California with bass player Dave Ellefson following Mustaine`s departure from Metallica, the band has since released twelve studio albums, six live albums, two EPs, thirty singles, thirty-two music videos, and three compilations. As a pioneer of the American thrash metal movement, Megadeth rose to international fame in the 1980s, but experienced numerous line-up changes, due partly to the band`s notorious substance abuse problems.

Vintage Magazines with Megadeth

Screamer Magazine December 1992

Screamer Magazine December 1992
Issue: December 1992. Featuring: Extreme. Also Included Bonham, Great White, Kik Tracee, Ministry, Spread Eagle, Trixter, Trouble, Helmet, Unleashed, Malevolent Creation and Much More.

Screamer Magazine March 1994

Screamer Magazine March 1994
Issue: March 1994. Featuring: Rob Zombie of White Zombie. Also Included Scorpions, Damn the Machine, Mr. Big, My Sister's Machine, Shotgun Messiah, Eleven, Mutha's Day Out, Type O Negative, Crowbar, Life of Agony and Much More.

Screamer Magazine November 1993

Screamer Magazine November 1993
Issue: November 1993. Featuring: Layne Staley of Alice in Chains. Also Included Ozzy Osbourne, Judas Priest, Green Jelly, VoiVod, Overkill, BulletBoys, Disincarnate, 311 and Much More.

Screamer Magazine May 1993

Screamer Magazine May 1993
Issue: May 1993. Featuring: Jackyl. Also Included Brutal Truth, Dream Theater, Megadeath, Poison, Pro-Pain, Screaming Trees, Sepultura, Vince Neil Band and Much More.

Screamer Magazine March 1993

Screamer Magazine March 1993
Issue: March 1993. Featuring: Ted Nugent and Dave Mustaine. Also Included Arcade, Stone Temple Pilots, Biohazard, DRI, Fear Factory, Metallica, Guns N' Roses and Much More.

Screamer Magazine January 1993

Screamer Magazine January 1993
Issue: January 1993. Featuring: Pearl Jam, White Zombie and Slaughter. Also Included 24-7 Spyz, Blind Melon, Every Mother's Nightmare, Heavy Bones, Skid Row, Warrior Soul, Cathedral, Flotsam and Jetsam, Solitude Aeturnus, Babylon AD and Much More.

Screamer Magazine November 1992

Screamer Magazine November 1992
Issue: November 1992. Featuring: Megadeath. Also Included Alice In Chains, Bad 4 Good, Bang Tango, Blues Saraceno, Firehouse, Tora Tora, Warrant, Testament, Decide, Exodus and Much More.

Screamer Magazine September 1992

Screamer Magazine September 1992
Issue: September 1992. Featuring: Slaughter. Also Included Babylon AD, Black Sabbath, Faster Pussycat, House of Lords, Iron Maiden, Killer Dwarfs, King's X, L7, Little Caesar, Lynch Mob, Soundgarden, Pantera, Body Count, Cro-Mags, White Zombie and Much More.

Screamer Magazine August 1992

Screamer Magazine August 1992
Issue: August 1992. Featuring: Def Leppard. Also Included Electric Boys, Electric Love Hogs, Kiss, LA Guns, Love/Hate, Roxy Blue, Slamming Gladys, Slaughter, Tora Tora, Ugly Kid Joe, Unruly Child, Wolfsbane and Much More

Screamer Magazine January 1992

Screamer Magazine January 1992
Issue: January 1992. Featuring: Tesla. Also Included The Almighty, Bangalore Choir, Big House, Britny Fox, Bullet LaVolta, Fishbone, Grave, Primus, Queensryche, Savatage, Scatterbrain, Smashing Pumpkins, Tall Stories and Much More.

Articles with Megadeth

Slipknot Announces Knotfest Iowa And Studio Plans For 2021

Knotfest, the music and counterculture experience created by the multi-platinum sonic phenomenon and nine-piece force of nature, Slipknot, has today confirmed the return of Knotfest Iowa for 2021. The event will be the biggest heavy music festival to ever hit the mid-western state and will be held at National Balloon Classic Field in Indianola, IA, on… Read more »


Megadeth And Lamb Of God Announce Rescheduled Tour Dates For Fall

It’s time. MEGADETH and LAMB OF GOD cannot be stopped and today announced the rescheduled run of the Metal Tour Of The Year. Joining them, as previously planned, will be special guests TRIVIUM and IN FLAMES, heralding the long-awaited return to the stage for these bands, who are every bit as excited about these historic and… Read more »


(video) Legendary Thrash Metal Band ANTHRAX Announces 40th Anniversary Celebrations

One of The Big Four turns the Big 4-0 this year and is celebrating with a number of special activities and events to honor the landmark anniversary. Formed by guitarist Scott Ian and bassist Dan Lilker in Queens, NY on July 18, 1981, Anthrax was one of the first thrash metal bands to emerge from… Read more »


MEGADETH Bassist DAVID ELLEFSON Announces His Solo “BASS CHRONICLES” FALL 2021 STORYTELLER CONCERT SERIES

Grammy Award winning bassist David Ellefson has announced his new David Ellefson Bass Chronicles storyteller concert series with four shows across the eastern Midwest USA. Each event will be presented as a chronological set filled with songs and stories spanning David’s legendary career, along with some deep cuts that have rarely (or never) been performed… Read more »


(watch) LAMB OF GOD Releases New Live Video for “Resurrection Man” from “Lamb Of God: Live From Richmond, VA”

LAMB OF GOD has released a new video, “Resurrection Man (Live),” from the Lamb Of God: Live From Richmond, VA component of their three-disc deluxe version of last year’s critically acclaimed self-titled album. “Resurrection Man (Live)” is available below.   “‘Resurrection Man’ has been a fun song to watch the fan reaction to and a fun… Read more »


MEGADETH Bassist and SONS OF APOLLO Vocalist Release A New Version of the RIOT Classic “SWORDS & TEQUILA” Featuring SWORD (CANADA) Singer RICK HUGHES

Megadeth bassist David Ellefson and Sons of Apollo vocalist Jeff Scott Soto have been collaborating on some new material recently under the moniker ELLEFSON-SOTO. The Ellefson-Soto version of the Riot classic “Swords & Tequila” released via Ellefson’s Combat Records on www.ellefsonmusic.bandcamp.com and across all digital streaming outlets.The song was originally featured on the 1981 Riot… Read more »


(video teaser) Megadeth Bassist David Ellefson Announces Release Date for his Award Winning Horror Film, Dwellers

Ellefson Flims (Amped/Alliance) have announced an October 12, 2021, release date for their award winning found footage horror film Dwellers on Blu-ray/DVD/Digital. Dwellers is a found footage horror film produced by Grammy award winning Megadeth bassist David Ellefson and written, directed and starring Drew Fortier. The film has already gained over twenty official selections from film… Read more »


GIBSON Announces Partnership with Dave Mustaine - New Mustaine Collection Will Span Electric and Acoustic Guitars Across Gibson, Epiphone, and Kramer

For 127 years, Gibson has shaped sound across generations and genres of music, becoming one of the most relevant, played, and loved guitar brands around the world. Gibson is proud to officially announce a new partnership with Dave Mustaine, the legendary guitarist, vocalist, songwriter, and GRAMMY®-winning founder and leader of Megadeth who joins Gibson as a Brand Ambassador. The new… Read more »


THE SLEDGE CHRONICLES: ROCK STAR HITMAN a novel by David Ellefson (book review)

The music industry has lured musicians to Los Angeles for decades.  Intrigued by the glow of the marquee and the desire to see their name on it, young hopefuls have sold their soul on Hollywood Blvd. only to realize that fame always has a price.  Grammy Award winning bassist David Ellefson of Megadeth knows this… Read more »


(watch) Madame Mayhem Releases New Single “Cruel Heart” + Offiical Music Video

MADAME MAYHEM released her new single “Cruel Heart” to all digital platforms today! The single was co-written by Madame Mayhem and Keith Wallen (of Breaking Benjamin).   “This was one of the first songs Keith Wallen and I wrote together. I always have such a great experience co-writing with Keith. I remember listening to this… Read more »


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