Ever Met A Roadrunner Artist Somewhere Really Boring And Ordinary?

 
There's a hilarious new website collecting stories of what they call "Rock and Roll Tedium" - people's encounters with rock stars at the grocery store, on the train, or other everyday places. Here are a few examples: I MADE GEDDY LEE FROM RUSH A CUP OF COFFEE When I lived in Toronto I worked in a cafe when one day Geddy Lee walked in and ordered a latte.
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Megadeth Scores Big On PowerlineMag.com's Best Of 2011 List!

 
Megadeth was honored in a major way by the editors of the hard rock and metal site Powerlinemag.com on their "Best of 2011" list - not only was the band labeled "Metal Artist of the Year, but "Deadly Nightshade," from their latest CD, TH1RT3EN, won Metal Song of the Year, and the deluxe version of their 1986 classic Peace Sells...But Who's Buying? won Best Metal Reissue. Explaining their decision, the editors wrote, "Dave Mustaine plays in pain at The Big Four gigs (with Anthrax, Slayer and Metallica), gets neck surgery and then releases one of the band’s best albums in years (with bassist Dave Ellefson back in the fold). A great outcome to 2011.
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Megadeth's Chris Broderick Talks Guitar Retreat, TH1RT3EN & More

 
Megadeth guitarist Chris Broderick was recently interviewed by ArtistDirect.com. He spent the week between Christmas and New Year's tutoring fellow players, alongside Testament guitarist Alex Skolnick, at the first annual Skolnick & Broderick's Winter Guitar Retreat in upstate New York, and he talks about that, as well as Megadeth's most recent album TH1RT3EN and more.
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Megadeth's Dave Mustaine Talks About Playing With Metallica

 
Megadeth mainman Dave Mustaine made an appearance at the fourth and final Metallica 30th anniversary concert at San Francisco's Fillmore on Saturday, December 10, playing five of the band's earliest songs with them. Three days later, he was interviewed by Powerline, and talked about the experience. "I had some mood swings," says Mustaine.
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Video: Megadeth's Dave Mustaine Plays With Metallica In San Francisco

 
Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine played five songs—"Phantom Lord," "Jump in the Fire," "Metal Militia," "Hit the Lights" and "Seek & Destroy"—with Metallica on Saturday, December 10, as part of the band's week-long 30th anniversary celebration at San Francisco's Fillmore Auditorium. Check out video and photos from the show below. Here's audience-shot video of Dave and Metallica playing "Phantom Lord" and "Jump in the Fire": Megadeth's latest album, TH1RT3EN, which includes the Grammy-nominated single "Public Enemy No.
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Win Megadeth's TH1RT3EN On Vinyl!

 
In addition to the regular CD edition, in stores everywhere, Megadeth's latest album, TH1RT3EN, was also issued as a limited edition double picture disc vinyl set. Those are completely sold out, but Revolver is giving away three of them.
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Video: Megadeth's David Ellefson Wanders The Streets In Costa Rica

 
Megadeth bassist David Ellefson continues to chronicle the band's Latin American tour with this video, shot Thursday, December 1 in San Jose, Costa Rica. After befriending a local, he heads for the town's market district, grabs some coffee, and hangs out with fans in the street. Check it out below: Megadeth will be touring North America beginning in January; visit our tour page to find a show near you!.
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