Megadeth Announces Gigantour 2012!

 
Gigantour--the critically acclaimed package festival founded in 2005 by esteemed metal titans Megadeth--will make its highly anticipated return for the first time since 2008. The multi-artist bill--with metal heavyweights Motörhead, Volbeat and Lacuna Coil all personally picked by Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine--will kick off January 26 in Camden, NJ.
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EXCLUSIVE: Interview - Megadeth's Dave Mustaine

 
Interview by Jeff Treppel Megadeth’s latest CD, TH1RT3EN, is in stores today (get it on iTunes or in your local Best Buy). It's singer/guitarist/songwriter Dave Mustaine's 13th studio release since forming the band, and it comes on the heels of a series of dates with thrash's Big Four (Metallica, Slayer, and Anthrax make up the other three), a headlining slot on the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival Tour...and extensive back surgery.
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Megadeth's Dave Mustaine On Cover Of Decibel!

 
The December 2011 issue of Decibel magazine features a cover story on Megadeth, including in-depth interviews with Dave Mustaine, David Ellefson, and Chris Broderick. Mustaine talks honestly about his recent health issues, but also expresses genuine - and frankly justified - pride in the band's brand-new album TH1RT3EN, which will be in stores November 1. Describing the process of working with Johnny K, a producer who'd previously made records for Disturbed and Avenged Sevenfold, Mustaine says, "you gotta understand, I'd never heard of this dude before, and he didn't seem very metal to me at all.
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EXCLUSIVE: Megadeth's Greatest Deep Album Cuts

 
Story by Jeff Treppel Megadeth have written one classic metal anthem after another since the mid-'80s, from the title track from Peace Sells…But Who’s Buying? to “Holy Wars…The Punishment Due,” “Hangar 18,” “Symphony of Destruction,” and many, many more. These are the songs audiences scream for whenever the band tours.
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HDNet Airing Megadeth Concert, Giving Away Copies Of TH1RT3EN

 
HDNet will be airing a Megadeth concert, Blood In The Water: Live In San Diego on Sunday, October 30 at 11:40 PM EST. They're also giving away copies of the band's forthcoming studio album, TH1RT3EN, all week long - and during the broadcast - on their Facebook page. Here's a preview clip of the show, including an interview with Dave Mustaine: .
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Megadeth To Perform On Jimmy Kimmel Live On Halloween!

 
Ready for a real head-crushing Halloween. Then gear up for Megadeth in all their metal glory, live in Hollywood, CA on Monday, October 31 on ABC-TV's Jimmy Kimmel Live!, where they'll perform on the show's outdoor stage. The next day (11/1/11), the legendary and influential group--singer/guitarist Dave Mustaine, drummer Shawn Drover, guitarist Chris Broderick and bassist David Ellefson--will release TH1RT3EN (Roadrunner Records), which features the volcanic single "Public Enemy No 1." The band's 13th studio album has already been hailed by Revolver magazine as "Megadeth's best and most vital album of the 21st century (11/11)," while Spin cited the band's continued relevance: "Mustaine's fevered tirades bemoaning the state of the world feel utterly apt, given today's headlines: 'We the People' clearly belongs on the apocalypse's official soundtrack" (10/10/11). In November, Megadeth will head to South America for--appropriately--13 headlining shows in nine countries, beginning November 9 and wrapping December 1 (see tour dates below). In 2012, they will re-launch their critically acclaimed package festival Gigantour for the first time since 2008.
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