SkullsNBones.com Posts Mayhem Festival Recap

 
SkullsNBones.com posted a full recap of all their coverage of the 2011 Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival tour, which wound down earlier this month and featured performances by Machine Head, Megadeth and Trivium. Head on over to their site to check out photo galleries of each band's performances in Georgia and New Jersey, as well as interviews with Megadeth's Chris Broderick and Machine Head's Dave McClain..
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Video: Megadeth's Dave Mustaine Unpacks The "Peace Sells..." Deluxe Boxed Set

 
Megadeth's 1986 album Peace Sells...But Who's Buying? was reissued this year in a lavish boxed set that included a vinyl version, multiple mixes of the album on CD, a never before released live show from 1987, custom art, and much more. In the video below, frontman Dave Mustaine unpacks the box and shows you its contents. Megadeth's new album, TH1RT3EN, will be released November 1..
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Video: Annihilator's Jeff Waters Discusses His Friendship With Dave Mustaine

 
Guitarist Jeff Waters of the Canadian band Annihilator (whose first three albums were released on Roadrunner) released a video recently in which he talks about his longtime friendship with Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine. You can check out the video below. Megadeth will be performing at the Big Four show in New York on September 14, and their new album TH1RT3EN will be out November 1..
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Megadeth's Dave Ellefson Recalls "Big Four" Jam

 
Revolver magazine has put together a special issue surrounding the "Big Four" thrash bands, in order to celebrate the recent shows Metallica, Megadeth, Anthrax and Slayer have been playing together - the next of which will be on September 14 at Yankee Stadium in New York City. At the Sofia, Bulgaria show, the bands all came together onstage to perform a cover of Diamond Head's "Am I Evil?" and on Revolver's website, some of the players look back at the rehearsals that led up to that cover. Says Ellefson, "It was great.
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Video: Megadeth's Dave Ellefson To Take Part In NYC "Metal Masters" Clinic 9/12

 
Megadeth bassist Dave Ellefson will be one of the musicians participating in the free "Metal Masters 2" clinic, to be held at the Best Buy Theater in New York City on Monday, September 12, two days prior to the "Big Four" show at Yankee Stadium. Along with Ellefson, Slayer guitarist Kerry King, Anthrax drummer Charlie Benante and bassist Frank Bello, and former Dream Theater drummer Mike Portnoy will also appear.
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Slayer's Kerry King Names His Favorite Megadeth Songs

 
Revolver magazine has put together a special issue devoted to the "Big Four" thrash bands (Metallica, Megadeth, Anthrax and Slayer), and as part of their coverage, they're asking the various members of each band to pick their favorite tracks by other Big Four bands. So naturally, they asked Slayer guitarist Kerry King to list his favorite Megadeth songs - since he was briefly a member of the group in its earliest days. Here's what he said: “Obviously, I love ‘Rattlehead,’ ’cause I played it.
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