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DAVE MUSTAINE Says He 'Didn't Notice' METALLICA Song Was Being Played As He Accepted GRAMMY Award

When MEGADETH was honored with its first-ever Grammy last Sunday night (February 12), the band's walk up to the stage was inexplicably accompanied by the sound of the house ensemble playing the song "Master Of Puppets" from MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine's former band METALLICA. Mustaine was fired from METALLICA in 1983 — some three years ...

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MEGADETH's DAVE MUSTAINE: 'We're Proud To Be A Metal Band'

A couple of days before MEGADETH was honored with its first-ever Grammy, guitarist/vocalist Dave Mustaine sat down with The Recording Academy, which oversees the Grammy Awards, to discuss the band's twelfth Grammy nomination. Speaking about being nominated in the "Best Metal Performance" category, Mustaine said (see video below): "We're proud to be a metal band. ...

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MEGADETH Wins 'Best Metal Performance' GRAMMY Award

MEGADETH was honored with a Grammy in the "Best Metal Performance" category in the pre-telecast ceremony at the 59th annual Grammy Awards, which is being held tonight (Sunday, February 12) at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. MEGADETH was nominated for "Dystopia", the title track of its 2016 album. The nominees in the "Best Metal ...

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Will DAVE MUSTAINE Watch METALLICA Perform With LADY GAGA At This Weekend's GRAMMY AWARDS?

During an appearance on yesterday's (Friday, February 10) edition of SEX PISTOLS guitarist Steve Jones's radio show, "Jonesy's Jukebox", on the 95.5 KLOS station in Los Angeles, MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine confirmed that he will attend this weekend's Grammy Awards. MEGADETH is nominated for a 2017 Grammy Award for "Best Metal Performance" for the title ...

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MOONSPELL Films Lisbon Concert For 20th-Anniversary DVD (Video)

Portuguese metallers MOONSPELL filmed their February 4 concert at the Campo Pequeno arena in Lisbon, Portugal for their upcoming 20th-anniversary DVD. The show, which was witnessed by four thousand metalheads, saw the band performing three of its records live on stage: "Wolfheart", "Irreligious" and "Extinct". Says MOONSPELL: "The show was filmed for a DVD release ...

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ALICE COOPER Guitarist NITA STRAUSS, HUNTRESS Singer JILL JANUS Join Forces In THE STARBREAKERS

THE STARBREAKERS will debut at The Viper Room in West Hollywood, California on Saturday March 11. The all-star cover band features five of the most talented female musicians today. With unparalleled musicianship and looks that kill, they've mastered the art of the cover song — delivering a mind-blowing live show and unforgettable party. THE STARBREAKERS ...

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Video: SEPULTURA Performs 'Machine Messiah' Songs In Tilburg

Brazilian/American metallers SEPULTURA played the second show of their European tour with KREATOR Thursday night (February 2) at 013 in Tilburg, The Netherlands. Fan-filmed video footage of the concert can be seen below. Speaking about the songwriting process for SEPULTURA's new studio album, "Machine Messiah", guitarist Andreas Kisser told the "Heavy Metal Wanaka" podcast: "Well, ...

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SEPULTURA: Video Footage Of Entire European-Tour-Kickoff Concert

Brazilian/American metallers SEPULTURA kicked off their European tour with KREATOR last night (Wednesday, February 1) at La Bam in Metz, France. Fan-filmed video footage of the entire concert can be seen below. Speaking about the songwriting process for SEPULTURA's new studio album, "Machine Messiah", guitarist Andreas Kisser told the "Heavy Metal Wanaka" podcast: "Well, it ...

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MEGADETH's DAVID ELLEFSON: 'It Would Be Great' To Finally Win A GRAMMY

Thrash metal pioneers MEGADETH have been nominated for a 2017 Grammy Award for "Best Metal Performance" for the title track of their latest album, "Dystopia". This marks the band's 12th Grammy nomination in this category (including nominations in the discontinued "Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance" category). The band is hoping to win its first Grammy at ...

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SEPULTURA's ANDREAS KISSER Talks About 'Machine Messiah' Songwriting Process (Audio)

The "Heavy Metal Wanaka" podcast recently conducted an interview with guitarist Andreas Kisser of Brazilian/American metallers SEPULTURA. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. Speaking about the songwriting process for SEPULTURA's new studio album, "Machine Messiah", Andreas said: "Well, it has a little bit of everything. Of course, I have ...

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AMON AMARTH Announces U.S. Tour With GOATWHORE

After touring the world this past year in support of their latest album, "Jomsviking", Swedish death metallers AMON AMARTH will head back out on the road this spring for a U.S. tour with Metal Blade labelmates GOATWHORE. Starting April 30 and running through May 21, the journey will also see AMON AMARTH making appearances at ...

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Video Premiere: KREATOR's 'Totalitarian Terror'

German thrash titans KREATOR have released the official music video for the song "Totalitarian Terror". Check it out below. "Totalitarian Terror" is the final clip in KREATOR's new video trilogy, which was helmed by the renowned Polish video production company Grupa13 (AMON AMARTH, BEHEMOTH, ELUVEITIE). The track is taken from the band's new album, "Gods ...

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DRAGONFORCE Is Putting Finishing Touches On New Album

British epic power metallers DRAGONFORCE are putting the finishing touches on their new album for a tentative spring release. Speaking to Alto Music at this past weekend's NAMM show in Anaheim, California, DRAGONFORCE guitarist Herman Li stated about the band's follow-up to 2014's "Maximum Overload": "Crazy enough, we've been in hiding — we ...

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KREATOR Teases 'Totalitarian Terror' Video

German thrash titans KREATOR have released a teaser for their upcoming music video for the song "Totalitarian Terror". Check it out below. "Totalitarian Terror" is the final clip in KREATOR's new video trilogy, which was helmed by the renowned Polish video production company Grupa13 (AMON AMARTH, BEHEMOTH, ELUVEITIE). The track is taken from the band's ...

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On The Road With MEGADETH In Las Vegas (Video)

Behind-the-scenes video footage from MEGADETH's September 2016 concert at The Joint inside the Hard Rock Hotel And Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada can be seen below. The clip was filmed and uploaded by MEGADETH guitarist Kiko Loureiro, who officially joined the group in early 2015. Kiko wrote on his YouTube channel: "With these videos, I ...

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