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First Look At DAVE MUSTAINE's Signature GIBSON Guitars

Gibson has officially announce a new partnership with Dave Mustaine, the legendary guitarist, vocalist, songwriter, and Grammy-winning founder and leader of MEGADETH, who joins Gibson as a Brand Ambassador. The new Dave Mustaine Collection will span acoustic and electric guitars across Gibson, Epiphone and Kramer. Dave will join the Gibson Artist Alliance — a forum ...

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SEPULTURA Partners With Streetwear Brand THE HUNDREDS

Brazilian/American metallers SEPULTURA are teaming up with Los Angeles streetwear brand The Hundreds. The Hundreds X Sepultura line will be launched on Wednesday, February 24 at 9 p.m. PST. Formed in 1984 in Brazil, SEPULTURA has gone on to sell over 20 million records and solidify its legacy as one of the greatest metal bands ...

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MEGADETH's DAVE MUSTAINE Splits With DEAN, Partners With GIBSON

MEGADETH's Dave Mustaine has apparently parted ways with Dean and signed up with Gibson guitars. Earlier today, Mustaine tweeted out a teaser video for what appears to be an official announcement that will come on February 23. Captioned "Countdown. 2.23.21," the 14-second clip features the MEGADETH mascot Vic Rattlehead walking through a cemetery before drawing ...

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Watch LAMB OF GOD's Music Video For 'Ghost Shaped People'

LAMB OF GOD will issue a three-disc deluxe edition of last year's critically acclaimed self-titled album featuring the full record with two bonus tracks and a live version of the album, along with a DVD performance of "Lamb Of God" on March 26 via Epic Records. The official music video for the disc's single "Ghost ...

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FIRSTBORNE Feat. CHRIS ADLER And JAMES LOMENZO: New Single 'Mourning Star' Now Available

FIRSTBORNE, the band featuring Grammy Award-winning artist Chris Adler and fellow MEGADETH alum James LoMenzo, has just released "Mourning Star". This song is a continuation of the sound that the band has moved toward since "Save Myself" — a high-intensity mix of thrash, rock and heavy metal punctuated by breakneck technical playing from Adler, LoMenzo ...

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MEGADETH Bassist DAVID ELLEFSON's First Fiction Novel, 'Rock Star Hitman', Now Available As Audiobook

MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson's first venture as a fiction thriller novelist, "The Sledge Chronicles: Rock Star Hitman", is now available in audiobook form via iTunes, Amazon and Audible. "The Sledge Chronicles: Rock Star Hitman" is the first chapter in the action-packed saga of Sledge; an up-andcoming musician who uncovers a startling ...

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MEGADETH's DAVID ELLEFSON Says Lack Of 'Direct' Communication With DAVE MUSTAINE Led To 2004 Lawsuit

During a recent appearance on Mitch Joel's "Groove - The No Treble Podcast", MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson reflected on the fact that he sued the band's leader Dave Mustaine in 2004 for $18.5 million, alleging that Mustaine still owed him substantial merchandise and publishing royalties. In January 2005, the case was dismissed in court, and ...

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MEGADETH's DIRK VERBEUREN Collaborates With MURDER CONSTRUCT's LEON DEL MUERTE On New BENT SEA Song

MEGADETH drummer Dirk Verbeuren has released a new song from his long-running BENT SEA project. "The Instant Grind", a collaboration with Leon Del Muerte (IMPALED, MURDER CONSTRUCT) on vocals and lead guitar, is the sixth in a series of songs Dirk has dubbed "Instagrind". Nine months ago, Verbeuren released the first "Instagrind" song from BENT ...

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ACCEPT's WOLF HOFFMANN On PETER BALTES's Recent Collaboration With UDO DIRKSCHNEIDER: 'I Probably Shouldn't Say Much About That'

ACCEPT guitarist Wolf Hoffmann spoke to SiriusXM's "Trunk Nation With Eddie Trunk" about the band's latest studio album, "Too Mean To Die", which was released on January 29 via Nuclear Blast. The LP is the group's first without bassist Peter Baltes, who exited ACCEPT in November 2018. He has since been replaced by Martin Motnik. ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE, MEGADETH, DREAM THEATER, Others Collaborate With DC On 'Dark Nights: Death Metal - Band Edition'

In anticipation of the international launch of DC's runaway 2020 hit limited series "Dark Nights: Death Metal", the publisher announced today plans to collaborate with seven of the most renowned metal music bands for "Dark Nights: Death Metal - Band Edition". Representing a cross-section of metal music from across genres and generations, each special edition ...

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Former MEGADETH Members Team Up With Ex-FIREWIND Singer, Former FATES WARNING Bassist In New Project

Former MEGADETH drummer Shawn Drover has launched a new project with his brother, and fellow ex-MEGADETH member, Glen Drover. The as-yet-unnamed band also features former FATES WARNING bassist Joe DiBiase and German singer Henning Basse, who has previously played with FIREWIND, METALIUM and MAYAN. In a new interview with the "Nothing Shocking" podcast, Shawn stated ...

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Would Thrash Metal Have Existed Without Influence Of MICHAEL SCHENKER?

Michael Schenker claims the president of his current record label told him "thrash metal never would have existed" without the influence of the legendary German guitarist. Schenker has often been heralded by prominent guitarists of the style such as METALLICA's Kirk Hammett, MEGADETH's Dave Mustaine and TESTAMENT's Alex Skolnick primarily for his influence on their ...

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Four Members Of Classic ANTHRAX Lineup To Contribute To The Upcoming 'Among The Living' Graphic Novel

Last fall, the announcement of the upcoming graphic novel inspired by ANTHRAX's landmark 1987 album dominated the news cycle across the music and pop culture landscape. The "Among The Living" graphic novel pulls together a who's who of names from around comics and music for a track-by-track storyline inspired by one of heavy metal's most ...

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FIRSTBORNE Feat. CHRIS ADLER And JAMES LOMENZO: New Single 'Save Myself' Now Available

"Save Myself", the new single from FIRSTBORNE, the band featuring Grammy Award-winning artist Chris Adler and fellow MEGADETH alum James LoMenzo, can be streamed below. The track is the third to be released following the arrival of FIRSTBORNE's self-titled debut EP, which came out last year and marked the acclaimed drummer's first dedicated band release ...

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DEATH ANGEL To Record New Album This Year

DEATH ANGEL drummer Will Carroll has confirmed to EXODUS frontman Steve "Zetro" Souza's YouTube channel, Zetro's Toxic Vault, that he and his bandmates have spent part of their coronavirus downtime putting together material for the follow-up to the Grammy-nominated "Humanicide" album. "We're gonna record a new album this year, for sure," he said (see video ...

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