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What Would It Take For MARTY FRIEDMAN To Play With MEGADETH Again?

Former MEGADETH guitarist Marty Friedman was interviewed for a recent episode of the "Metal Brainiac" podcast. You can now listen to the chat using the SoundCloud widget below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether his disillusionment with the American rock scene and his appreciation of the Japanese pop sounds coincided with ...

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MEGADETH: New Album Track Listing Revealed

MEGADETH recently finished recording its fifteenth album in a Nashville studio for a tentative late 2015 or early 2016 release. The production duties on the follow-up to 2013's "Super Collider" were handled by MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine and Toby Wright (ALICE IN CHAINS, KORN). The CD is currently being mixed by Josh Wilbur, who has ...

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Cauterize - TREMONTI

CREED and ALTER BRIDGE guitarist/vocalist Mark Tremonti is a versatile cat. Most people would hardly suspect he has a soft spot for thrash, given the mainstream pop rocks he's put his name to in the past. Tremonti once attempted to assemble a thrasher supergroup with Jamey Jasta and Joey Jordison, DOWNSHIFTER, which never got off ...

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MEGADETH Taps LAMB OF GOD Producer JOSH WILBUR For New Album Mix

MEGADETH has tapped Josh Wilbur (LAMB OF GOD, ALL THAT REMAINS, GOJIRA) to mix the band's fifteenth album, which was recently recorded in a Nashville studio. The production duties on the follow-up to 2013's "Super Collider" were handled by MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine and Toby Wright (ALICE IN CHAINS, KORN). Mustaine tweeted on Friday (July ...

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Video Premiere: GUS G.'s 'Brand New Revolution'

"Brand New Revolution", the video for the title track of the second solo album from Greek guitar virtuoso Gus G., well known in rock and metal circles for his work as Ozzy Osbourne's guitarist and as leader of his own band FIREWIND, can be seen below. The clip was directed by Patric Ullaeus of Revolver ...

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CHRIS ADLER Would Never Leave LAMB OF GOD For MEGADETH

LAMB OF GOD and MEGADETH drummer Chris Adler was interviewed on the latest installment of HATEBREED frontman Jamey Jasta's official podcast, "The Jasta Show". You can now listen to the chat using the SoundCloud widget below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the songwriting sessions for the new MEGADETH album: "Most of the ...

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DEATH DEALER Feat. Former MANOWAR, HALFORD, INTO ETERNITY Members: 'Hallowed Ground' Album Due In September

DEATH DEALER, the band featuring MANOWAR and the DICTATORS guitarist Ross "The Boss" Friedman alongside vocalist Sean Peck (CAGE), guitarist Stu Marshall (producer and guitarist for such voices as Udo Dirkschneider and Steve Grimmett), bassist Mike Davis (HALFORD, LIZZY BORDEN), and drummer Steve Bolognese (INTO ETERNITY), will release its sophomore album, "Hallowed Ground", on September ...

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Why Heavy Metal Fans Are Most Loyal

Spotify last month published data that found heavy metal has the most loyal fans across the world of any major genre by a wide margin. The music streaming service put together a series of charts and interactives showing the variety of musical genres online and how these genres vary around the world. Pop ...

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Former And Current Members Of BLACK SABBATH, MEGADETH, STONE SOUR Pay Tribute To RONNIE JAMES DIO At Public Memorial

A free public memorial service for legendary heavy metal singer Ronnie James Dio (DIO, HEAVEN & HELL, BLACK SABBATH, RAINBOW) took place yesterday (Saturday, May 16) at Forest Lawn Hollywood Hills on Saturday, May 16 to commemorate the fifth anniversary of Ronnie's passing. Several of Dio's former bandmates and friends who worked with Ronnie over ...

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