July 31, 2007 - VIDEO DOCUMENTARY - BACKSTAGE WITH MEGADETH ON TOUR - PART 1
Now posted at the MegaFanClub, is part one of a short video documentary that was filmed exclusively for the club. Part one focuses around what it takes to set up a Megadeth show on a day in Cleveland Ohio, while part two will focus more on the band with added live footage from that show! This video is another fan club exclusive. Not a member? Join today! MORE
July 30, 2007 - "THAT ONE NIGHT: LIVE IN BUENOS AIRES" 2 CD SET TO BE RELEASED
Megadeth and Image Entertainment will release That One Night: Live In Buenos Aires, a live double CD set on September 4, 2007. The companion to the gold-certified DVD of the same name that was released earlier this year, the CD set contains 22 tracks, including three--“Skin Of My Teeth,” “Die Dead Enough” and “Angry Again”--not included on the DVD. This show was filmed live at Obras Stadium in Buenos Aires, Argentina on October 9, 2005 before a rabid audience of over 25,000 fans. Read more in today's press release HERE
July 29, 2007 - UNITED ABOMINATIONS: "ENERGY AND EXPERIENCE OF CLASSIC THRASH"
Lordsofmetal.nl reviews United Abominations: "..and he [Dave Mustaine] passed with flying colours; which is something one may safely say that of the whole album. 'United Abominations' has become an album with the energy and experience of those classic thrash albums, without even sounding a bit stale even once. Great cd!" MORE
July 28, 2007 - MUSTAINE ARMY SHIRT WORN AT DOWNLOAD 2005 ON AUCTION NOW!
Up for auction now at the official Megadeth eBay store, is the one and only Megadeth Army shirt that Dave Mustaine wore at UK's Download festival in 2005! Fans have shown so much interest in getting their hands on this item that now is your chance! Shirt is signed by Dave and comes with a certificate of authenticity! Check it out HERE
July 27, 2007 - BACKSTAGE FOOTAGE AND FRIDAY NIGHT GIVEAWAY AT THE CLUB!
MegaFanClub members get ready for the exclusive backstage video, in a large screen custom player, that was shot at the Megadeth show in Cleveland, Ohio this past May 11th by our MegaFanClub video crew! This is part one of a two part'er video adding up to approx 15 minutes of some killer exclusive behind-the-scenes footage! Only at the MegaFanClub, this weekend! Also, our ever so popular "Friday Night Giveaway" is a go for tonight at the club forums! Details at the club! MORE
July 26, 2007 - JAPAN TOUR DATES, THE U.S. TOUR, SETLIST, FAN CLUB AND MORE
Dave Mustaine has posted an update on the Megadeth Forums. "I really hope to see as many of you as possible on this next leg and as you prolly noticed on the Killing Road page, we have added our Japanese dates and we are excited about our returning to The Land Of The Rising Sun. But first, we must travel across the USA and we are going to be playing in some small places, so there will be some very intimate shows." MORE
July 25, 2007 - DAVE MUSTAINE Q&A VIDEO FROM ROADRUNNER HOLLAND
Roadrunner Records Holland had a chance to film a video Q&A session with Dave Mustaine late last month at the Hellfest festival in Clisson, France. You can watch the seven-minute video at this location HERE
July 24, 2007 - UPDATE FROM "UNITED ABOMINATIONS" CO-PRODUCER, ANDY SNEAP
Andy Sneap, co-producer of Megadeth's latest release United Abominations, has posted an update on andysneap.com about his current happenings. He had the following to say about Megadeth. "Megadeth has been going great, good chart positions all round, and I'm currently mixing/compiling a box set for EMI for an October release. I'm not saying anything more about it as I don't think details have been released on it."
July 23, 2007 - A QUICK ONE TO OUR FRIENDS AND FANS THROUGHOUT THE WORLD
James LoMenzo has posted an update on the Megadeth Forums. "What a fantastic trip it's been so far this year. It's been such an honor to cross the ocean once again and play for you all with the mighty Megadeth. I haven't had much time to reminisce, family health problems have kept me pretty much on vigil since I've returned. Now that things are improving allow me to take some time to catch up." Also check out a quick hello from Shawn Drover! MORE
July 23, 2007 - CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 50 MEGADETH LITHOGRAPH WINNERS!
The 50 winners of the hand signed 'Megadeth United Abominations Limited Lithograph' MegaFanClub sign up/renewal offer, held June 20 - July 4, have now all been notified via e-mail. Lithographs are being mailed out to you this week! Enjoy your new lithos!! MFC members, stay tuned for another one of our Friday Night give-aways at the club forums coming up this week! Not a member yet? Join today! MORE
July 22, 2007 - MEGADETH BOX SET, GIGANTOUR 2006 DVD, MAKING OF "UA" AND MORE!
Dave Mustaine has posted an update on the Megadeth Forums. "Things are good with the label and we talked about what to do next, as well as the video for whatever single we choose and what director. We also have the making of U.A. to discuss. I also talked to EMI about the box set (which I was listening to while writing this morning), and to the artist for the project to wrap this release up for the future." MORE
July 21, 2007 - MUSTAINE ARMY SHIRT WORN AT DOWNLOAD 2005 ON AUCTION SOON!
A reminder to all... Going up for auction soon at the official Megadeth eBay store, is the Megadeth Army shirt that Dave Mustaine wore at UK's Download festival in 2005! Fans have shown so much interest in getting their hands on this item that now is your chance! Stay tuned for details!! MORE
July 20, 2007 - 'MEGADETH ESP' ONE-OF-A-KIND DV8 GUITAR UP FOR AUCTION!
At the official Megadeth eBay store this week is a one-of-a-kind 'Megadeth ESP' DV8 guitar from Dave Mustaine's personal collection. The guitar was made especially for Dave by ESP and is personally signed by him. The guitar is a standard DV8 that was made for Dave but instead of an inlay of Dave's signature, there is a MEGADETH logo! Check it out HERE
July 19, 2007 - "GOING OVER THE LAST DETAILS WITH THE PACIFIC RIM TOUR"
Dave Mustaine has posted an update on the Megadeth Forums. "We also are going over last details with the Pacific Rim Tour from approximately Oct. 19th until Nov. 19th, and will soon be focusing on the time remaining in the year and the possibilities to slip a UK, European, or South American trip in before the Holidays." MORE
July 18, 2007 - MEGADETH DELIVERS THEIR BEST ALBUM IN YEARS
Chad Bowar for HeavyMetal.about.com reviews United Abominations: "This CD features some outstanding guitar work from Drover and Mustaine. There are some killer riffs, and it's nice to hear some classic style extended solos. Mustaine pulls no punches in his lyrics. Like the man, they are direct and straight to the point and leave no question to his interpretation of current political and social topics." MORE
July 17, 2007 - GUITAR ONE FEATURE "IN THE STUDIO WITH DAVE MUSTAINE"
Available as a feature video clip at the Guitar World website is "In The Studio With Megadeth's Dave Mustaine". If you haven't seen this yet, check it out! Dave talks about the gear he uses in an exclusive 7 minute video from the UK studio! Also stay tuned over this next week for a very exclusive backstage video available only at the MegaFanClub! View the Guitar World video HERE
July 16, 2007 - TRANSCRIPT FROM TODAY'S LIVE CHAT WITH DAVE MUSTAINE
XFIRE, the world's premiere gaming platform, hosted a live chat today with Dave Mustaine as part of "Xfire Music Week". Fans were chosen at random to be part of the chat after signing up for it at Xfire.com, and signed copies of United Abominations were given away as prizes! View the transcript of the live chat with Dave and the fans HERE
July 16, 2007 - SHAWN DROVER "SIX DRUMMERS YOU SHOULD HEAR BEFORE YOU DIE!"
Shawn Drover is featured in the August issue of Rhythm, UK's leading magazine for drummers and percussionists. "Shawn Drover, the latest sticksman to sit on the Megadeth stool, tells us about the six men who got him thrashing...". Also included is a full length interview with Shawn. "I think this record has a lot of elements of a lot of different Megadeth records. It has the thrash element on certain songs, while others are more straight forward" The magazine is out on news stands now. View a scan of the page HERE
July 15, 2007 - DAVE MUSTAINE TALKS ABOUT POTENTIAL PAN-PACIFIC TOUR DATES
Dave Mustaine recently posted an update on the Megadeth Forums: "I saw all of the Pan-Pacific dates, and it potentially includes Indonesia, Singapore, and South Korea added in to the usual favorites of ours, Japan and Australia. There appears to be an especially great run coming up in Oz, which we will update you officially on, as soon as we can." MORE
July 14, 2007 - UNITED ABOMINATIONS #1 RECORD OF THE MONTH IN BW&BK
United Abominations takes the number one spot as "Brave Pick Of The Month" in the September issue #105 of Canada's leading metal magazine, Brave Worlds & Bloody Knuckles! Megadeth is currently featured on the cover of the August issue of BW&BK, and the September issue is out now! The Brave Picks #105 - Top Ten list is HERE
July 13, 2007 - MUSTAINE ARMY SHIRT WORN AT DOWNLOAD 2005 ON AUCTION SOON!
Going up for auction soon at the official Megadeth eBay store, is the Megadeth Army shirt that Dave Mustaine wore at UK's Download festival in 2005! Fans have shown so much interest in getting their hands on this item that now is your chance! Stay tuned for details!! Also check the eBay store now for other great Mega items including memorabilia from the recent "A Tout Le Monde" video! MORE
July 13, 2007 - MEGADETH SHOW IN NEW YORK CITY SELLS OUT IN TWO HOURS!
Tickets to the Megadeth show at Irving Plaza in New York City on Sept 26th, SOLD OUT today after only two hours of going on sale to the general public! The U.S. tour this fall kicks off in Anchorage, Alaska on September 4th, taking the band through 24 US cites ending up in Norfolk Virginia on October 6th. Tickets for this tour are expected to sell out fast. Check the Killing Road for details and get your tickets now! Note: There are still few tickets available to club members for New York City at the MegaFanClub! Get them HERE
July 12, 2007 - CHAT LIVE WITH MEGADETH AT XFIRE.COM MONDAY JULY 16!
XFIRE 'Gaming Simplified', the world's premiere gaming platform, will be offering a live chat with Megadeth as part of "Xfire Music Week" this coming Monday, July 16th, 7PM EDT at Xfire.com. 10 signed copies of United Abominations will also be given away as prizes! Sign up for the Megadeth chat HERE. If you win a spot in the chat, you will receive an email from Xfire between 24 and 48 hours before the live chat takes place. MORE
July 12, 2007 - NORTH AMERICAN FALL HEADLINE TOUR - PRESS RELEASE
"Thrash pioneers Megadeth have announced their first U.S. headline dates in support of the critically acclaimed Roadrunner Records release United Abominations. The band has just taken Europe by storm, having played across the continent last month to hundreds of thousands at some of the largest and most renowned summer festivals, including Download, Rock IM Park and Rock AM Ring." Read official press release HERE
July 11, 2007 - U.S. 'TOUR OF DUTY' TICKETS PRE-SALE NOW AT THE MEGAFANCLUB!
Sign up for a MegaFanClub membership and take advantage of the U.S. 'Tour Of Duty' ticket pre-sale offered exclusively to MFC members! The fan club pre-sale starts today at 10AM local time for all shows posted on the Killing Road. To purchase your pre-sale tickets, simply log in to the store section at the fan club website and select your tickets there. Quantities are limited. Don't hesitate! Get your pre-sale tickets HERE
July 10, 2007 - "PEOPLE SAY MUSICIANS SHOULD STAY OUT OF POLITICS, AND I AGREE"
Shawn Macomber of The American Spectator recently conducted an interview with Dave Mustaine. "But I'm a citizen, too. I love my country. When I went to cover the  Democratic National Convention for MTV, I walked around like a respectable American who happened to be in the music business instead of like one of these idiots in a T-shirt that says 'F -- k Our President." MORE
July 9, 2007 - "DETH CERTIFICATES" SHIPPED WITH NEW MUSTAINE VMNT DEAN GUITARS
Dave Mustaine has posted an update on the Megadeth Forums. "I just finished signing and sending off the "Deth Certificates" that are being shipped with my new Dean VMNT guitars. They are limited, so I guess only certain stores will be getting them due to availability. I guess this would be some thing to talk about with the good folks of Dean or your local music store to see if they have the balls to carry Dean Guitars and the new Dave Mustaine VMNT Signature Dean Electric Guitar." MORE
July 9, 2007 - MEGADETH'S 'TOUR OF DUTY' TO HIT USA THIS SEPTEMBER!
This US leg of Megadeth's world 'Tour of Duty' will kick off in Anchorage, Alaska September 4th, taking the band through 24 US cites ending up in Norfolk Virginia on October 6th. Tickets go on sale to the public starting this Friday the 13th. Pre-sales go on sale exclusively to MegaFanClub members Wednesday morning at 10AM Local. Due to the venues ranging from 1000 - 3000 people max capacity, and Megadeth's current popularity, tickets are sure to sell out fast. Check the Killing Road for all details HERE
July 8, 2007 - TOUR OF DUTY - UK/EURO JOURNAL ENTRY BY TRACEY WIEDEMAN
Megadeth's Assistant Tour Manager, Tracey Wiedeman has posted a new entry to the journals section here at Megadeth.com. "The UK/Europe leg overall was a fantastic trek. We feel very luck to have had the opportunity to visit so many beautiful countries such as Germany, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, England, Ireland, Scotland, Holland, Spain, France, Switzerland, Austria, Italy and Israel. The promoters, venues, Roadrunner reps and everyone involved were so kind to us along the way." MORE
July 7, 2007 - "I HAVE JUST EXPERIENCED ONE OF THE BEST TRIPS AROUND THE WORLD"
Dave Mustaine has posted an update on the Megadeth Forums. "It was great seeing all of the bands that we saw on the last tour, and I for one am exstatic about the reviews that you have given us. The press has been really kind too (which makes me tremble), and I have to say that I have just experienced one of the best trips around the world so far with United Abominations that I have had with damn near any previous record." MORE
July 6, 2007 - JAMES LOMENZO TALKS ABOUT ROADRUNNER'S POSITIVE SUPPORT
During an interview with DelRock.it conducted on June 30, 2007 prior to Megadeth's performance at the Gods of Metal festival in Milan, Italy, James LoMenzo discusses Megadeth's label situation. "Roadrunner's been really very behind Megadeth in a really positive way — right down to the inception of making the music to the back end of it, looking at exactly what markets we really belong in. We're very happy with the relationship so far — it's been good." Watch the video HERE
July 5, 2007 - MORE CONCERT FOOTAGE FROM TEL AVIV, ISRAEL POSTED ONLINE
More video footage of Megadeth's July 2, 2007 concert in Tel Aviv, Israel has been posted online. The show marked the band's first appearance in Israel since June 2005 when the group's performance at the Metalist Festival was stopped after only four songs. Clips of "A Tout Le Monde", "In My Darkest Hour", "Reckoning Day", and Dave Mustaine addressing the Israeli fans are posted HERE
July 4, 2007 - INTERVIEW WITH JAMES LOMENZO POSTED AT BLASTING-ZONE.COM
Todd Newton for Blasting-Zone.com recently conducted and interview with James LoMenzo. James talks about joining Megadeth and more! "So I gave him a CD of my music and Dave called me up a day after that. He seemed to have liked what he heard, he thought the playing was great and he was looking for someone who had a lot of experience..." MORE
July 4, 2007 - "MEGADETH UNITES TO CREATE BEST WORK IN YEARS"
Travis Lowell for ToxicUniverse reviews United Abominations. "Dave's still got it. The album is peppered with his trademark wit and humor, and it is arguably his most politically-charged release to date. Mustaine shreds as well as he ever has, and he is one of the rare vocalists who seems to get better with age. If this lineup sticks, I can't wait to see where they go with the next one." MORE
July 3, 2007 - MEGADETH UA LITHOGRAPH OFFER - ONLY ONE MORE DAY LEFT!
Sign up for a MegaFanClub membership or renew an existing membership and be one of 50 fans picked to receive a bonus limited edition United Abominations lithograph! Simply sign up for a membership or renew by 4AM PT / 7AM ET / 11:00GMT WEDNESDAY, JULY 4 after which time we will randomly pick 50 members to receive this bonus! These lithographs are hand signed by all members of Megadeth on high quality lithograph paper, and measure at 16" X 20" in size. Details are at the club! HERE
July 2, 2007 - VIDEO OF MEGADETH'S PRESS CONFERENCE IN ISRAEL POSTED ONLINE
Video footage of a press conference with Megadeth, held earlier (Sunday, July 1) in Tel Aviv, Israel, has been posted online HERE. Megadeth will perform in Tel Aviv later today wrapping up this European leg of the Tour Of Duty world tour. The show will mark the band’s first appearance in Israel since June 2005 when the group’s performance at the Metalist Festival was stopped after only four songs.
July 1, 2007 - JUST ARRIVED IN TEL AVIV AND TOTALLY PUMPED TO PLAY
Glen Drover checks in from Israel on the Megadeth Forums. "Just a little note to let all of you know that we have just arrived here in Tel Aviv and we are totally pumped to play this last show of the European tour here is Israel. The beach is beautiful and we are all in great spirits here!" MORE
July 1, 2007 - "WE ARE BACK IN TEL AVIV AND THE BAND IS IN THE BEST SPRIRITS"
Dave Mustaine has posted an update on the Megadeth Forums from Tel Aviv, Isreal. "I just wanted to check in real qwik. We are back in Tel Aviv, and the band is in the best "spirits" I have seen us all in for quite some time now... We are also very ecstatic with the way that the shows all went down this last leg in the UK and Europe." MORE
November 1, 2011:
GIGANTOUR 2012 DATES ANNOUNCED
Octboer 24, 2011:
MEGADETH TO PERFORM ON 'JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE!' ON HALLOWEEN NIGHT
September 27, 2011:
GIGANTOUR 2012 - MEGADETH, MOTÖRHEAD, VOLBEAT, LACUNA COIL
October 19, 2010:
MEGADETH, SLAYER, ANTHRAX DESCRIBE JÄGERMEISTER IN ONE WORD
October 12, 2010:
JÄGERMEISTER MUSIC TOUR - MEGADETH TECH FRED KOWALA
September 30, 2010:
JÄGERMEISTER MUSIC TOUR - ELLEFSON PROMO VIDEO
August 26, 2010:
MEGADETH TO HEADLINE 'NO SLEEP TIL' FESTIVAL TOUR
August 17, 2010:
SLAYER, MEGADETH, ANTHRAX - JÄGERMEISTER FALL MUSIC TOUR ANNOUNCED
July 8, 2010:
DAVE MUSTAINE'S AUTOBIOGRAPHY TO BE RELEASED NEXT MONTH
June 4, 2010:
NEW TRACK, 'SUDDEN DEATH' TO BE FEATURED ON GUITAR HERO
April 13, 2010:
MEGADETH ANNOUNCES TOUR DATES IN SOUTH AMERICA
February 8, 2010:
BASSIST DAVID ELLEFSON RETURNS TO MEGADETH LINE-UP
February 1, 2010:
NEW DATES ANNOUNCED FOR AMERICAN CARNAGE TOUR
January 25, 2010:
MEGADETH 2010 "RUST IN PEACE 20TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR"
January 7, 2010:
AMERICAN CARNAGE TOUR POSTPONED
December 17, 2009:
MEGADETH, SLAYER, TESTAMENT TALK 'AMERICAN CARNAGE'
November 16, 2009:
MEGADETH, SLAYER TEAM UP FOR 'AMERICAN CARNAGE'
October 20, 2009:
'MEGADETH RADIO' TO EXPLODE ONTO THE AIRWAVES OCTOBER 22ND
September 14, 2009:
MEGADETH TO HEADLINE "ENDGAME TOUR" ACROSS THE U.S.
June 18, 2009:
'ENDGAME' TO BE TITLE OF MEGADETH'S TWELFTH STUDIO ALBUM
April 27, 2009:
MEGADETH AND SLAYER TO CO-HEADLINE "CANADIAN CARNAGE"
April 2, 2009:
INTRODUCING THE NEW 1960DM DAVE MUSTAINE SIGNATURE CABS
August 18, 2008:
MEGADETH "ANTHOLOGY: SET THE WORLD AFIRE" DUE SEPTEMBER 30
January 14, 2008:
GIGANTOUR NORTH AMERICA DATES AND NEW LEAD GUITARIST!
December 21, 2007:
MUSTAINES DONATE TOYS TO THE 'TOYS FOR TOTS' ORGANIZATION
October 5, 2007:
GIGANTOUR 2007 OZ - 2ND SYDNEY SHOW ADDED!
September 18, 2007:
MEGA-CALLS: LEAVE MESSAGES FOR MEMBERS OF MEGADETH ON THEIR CELLS!
August 10, 2007:
MEGADETH UNVEILS ITS 4-CD+DVD BOX SET "WARCHEST"
August 9, 2007:
MEGADETH RETURN TO AUSTRALIA TO HEADLINE GIGANTOUR 2007
July 10, 2007:
MEGADETH ANNOUNCES NORTH AMERICAN FALL HEADLINE TOUR
January 22, 2007:
MEGADETH TO PLAY ON HEAVEN AND HELL CANADIAN TOUR!
January 19, 2007:
DAVE MUSTAINE SIGNS WITH DEAN GUITARS
December 6, 2006:
Dave Mustaine announces departure from ESP Guitars
December 4, 2006:
THAT ONE NIGHT: LIVE IN BUENOS AIRES - Live DVD out March 6 2007
May 15, 2006:
MEGADETH SIGNS WITH ROADRUNNER RECORDS!
January 27, 2006:
ARSENAL OF MEGADETH - Two disc DVD in stores March 21
July 19, 2005:
Megadeth and Sanctuary part ways
April 5, 2005:
July 27, 2004:
'Chat with Dave Mustaine' Contest
January 17, 2002:
Megadeth Re-releases Groundbreaking Debut Album
January 6, 2002:
Megadeth To Release First-Ever Live Album
October 22, 2001:
Megadeth Postpones Scheduled Dates in Buenos Aires
September 27, 2001:
Megadeth: Behind The Music Set For Home Video Release
August 6, 2001:
Fans to choose Megadeth set lists!
July 30, 2001:
Megadeth's Problems in Asia Continue
July 23, 2001:
Megadeth Public Enemy Number One!
May 7, 2001:
Megadeth launch brand new album in Canada
April 20, 2001:
Megadeth to be Profiled on VH1's "Behind The Music"
April 16, 2001:
Megadeth Review at ElectricBasement.com
April 2, 2001:
Megadeth's New Single "Moto Psycho" #1 Most-Added at Radio
March 15, 2001:
Megadeth to shoot video for "Moto Psycho" in LA
March 1, 2001:
Megadeth join AC/DC to Rock the Bowl
January 19, 2001:
New Record, New Future With 'The World Needs A Hero'