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Act of Defiance - Old Scars, New Wounds

Review: Act of Defiance – Old Scars, New Wounds

The modern thrash outfit Act of Defiance, which hails from the US and includes former Megadeth six-stringer Chris Broderick and drummer Shawn Drover among others, showed a lot of potential and promise a couple of years ago when the debut offering entitled Birth and the Burial was unleashed upon the unsuspecting masses. While not utterly convincing from start to finish ...

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Interview: Megadeth “American Festivals are copying what you have been doing for years” Bloodstock 2017

One of the biggest names announced early on for Bloodstock 2017 was one of the big four, thrash metal legends Megadeth. Through ups and downs over the years they are still coming out strong, the best evidence of this is their 2016 album Dystopia, which got a huge critical and commercial success. We were lucky enough to sit down with seasoned ...

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Arch Enemy at Bloodstock 2017

Bloodstock – a metal family reunion? 2017 festival highlights

Since the inaugural Bloodstock in 2001, there has been a sense of community  among fans of the Midlands festivals. In a way – it’s similar to it’s biggest adversary Download, with the difference being: this is one big METAL family. There are bands here who wouldn’t go down the same way they would at Donington Park. Which most see as ...

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Watch Metallica perform with Lady Gaga at The Grammys

Some loved it, some hated it, either way below is a video of Metallica performing ‘Moth In To The Flame’ with Lady Gaga on vocals. Despite the technical difficulties, it’s safe to say Metallica put on a great show.Speaking of Metallica … Megadeth won the award for  ‘Best Metal Performance’ for their album ‘Dystopia’ beating Korn, Gojira, Baroness, and Periphery. ...

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The Train Kept A-Rollin by Spencer Vignes

The Train Kept A-Rollin by Spencer Vignes — Book Review

Freight railways were the only means of transportation for the bluesmen of yesteryear. The musicians jumped into the back car not just because they couldn’t afford a passenger ticket but often because they weren’t allowed on board a service that had been designated ‘whites only.’ Hours spent with other artists hidden away in the cattle sections, perhaps armed with rhythm ...

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Megadeth to headline Bloodstock 2017

Got any Megadeth? After a roller-coaster of a year that was 2016 – It was great to enter 2017 with the excellent news that Megadeth will be the second headliner for Bloodstock Festival 2017. Dave Mustaine and co. will close the festival as Sunday night headliners. Front man Mustaine had this to say: “We kick off 2017 by announcing we’ll ...

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Megadeth - Dystopia

Review: Megadeth – Dystopia

Another album, another line up change, at least that’s par for the course for Mustaine & Co these days. Joining Megadave and bassist Ellefson this time around is guitarist Kiko Loureiro from Brazilian band Angra & Lamb of God drummer Chris Adler. Now in their 34th year and on their 15th album, one does wonder how much life is left ...

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Live review: Megadeth / Lamb of God co-headline tour, O2 academy, Birmingham

Sunday November 15th saw a few awesome things come my way, my birthday, free beer, and a night out at a small gig with a few small bands like Megadeth, Lamb of God, Children of Bodom and Sylosis! The sold out gig itself was held at the O2 academy, Birmingham, and was the final of a 5 date UK/Ireland co-headline ...

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Megadeth return with new album ‘Dystopia’.

With fresh blood, thrash titans Megadeth return with their 15th studio album ‘Dystopia ‘ on Universal Music / Tradecraft / T-Boy Records on January 22nd. Dave Mustaine and David Ellefson, the constant forces behind Megadeth have welcomed former Angra guitarist Kiko Loureiro, and drumming mastermind Chris Adler of Lamb of God fame into the fold for this release. Recorded in ...

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SYLOSIS announce intimate UK headline shows

With a support slot with heavy metal titans Lamb of God and Megadeth around the corner in November, Reading band Sylosis have a host of UK headline shows at some intimate venues across the country and are bringing good friends Hang The Bastard along for the ride as support. Lead Guitarist/Frontman Josh Middleton comments “We’re really pleased to be adding ...

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