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Dave Mustaine Reveals the Megadeth Riff He's Most Proud of

In an interview with Ultimate Guitar, Dave Mustaine has revealed the Megadeth riff that he takes the greatest pride in.When asked which of the band's riffs he's most proud of, Mustaine replied that it was "probably the riff in 'Loved to Deth.'""That's one of my favorites because it’s really difficult to play and it's got a really cool funky rhythm pattern to it," Mustaine added. "So to play it... …

Dave Mustaine Names His Favorite Metallica Song (That He Wrote)

In a recent-ish interview with LA Weekly, Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine was asked which of the four songs he co-wrote on Metallica's 1983 debut album, Kill 'Em All, was his favorite. His response:"My favorite? Hmmm. Interesting. Good question. You know, I like 'Phantom Lord' and 'Metal Militia' because they are very interesting songs. But I think if you were going to go for my favorite... …

Watch Megadeth Perform Soundgarden's "Outshined" As Tribute to Chris Cornell

While performing in Tokyo yesterday, Dave Mustaine and Megadeth took a moment to remember Chris Cornell, whose death was announced just a few hours earlier.“Chris Cornell from Soundgarden died today," a clearly emotional Mustaine told the audience. "When I found out, I was so sad."After silencing a heckler (who possibly didn't understand Mustaine's announcement about Cornell), he continued: “We... …

Dave Mustaine Says He Doesn’t Practice Guitar Anymore Due to Spinal Injury

As some fans might know, Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine underwent spinal surgery in 2014.Twelve years before that, however, Mustaine suffered severe radial nerve damage that extensively damaged his left arm. His radial neuropathy was the result of falling asleep with his arm over the back of a chair; he was told by doctors that he might get 80 percent of his movement back—but that he'd never... …

Body Count Prep Crushing New LP, ‘Bloodlust’

On Bloodlust—out Friday, March 31, via Century Media—Body Count deliver a colossus that will send Tipper Gore and the PMRC into flashback-driven seizures.It’s stark mad and irate, a litany of lyrical missives that paint a four-dimensional picture of police brutality, racism and social inequality.Tracks like “No Lives Matter,” “Black Hoodie,” and album opener “Civil War”—featuring metal icon... …

Dave Mustaine: “Me and James Hetfield Are Among the Fantastic Four of Rhythm Guitar”

Megadeth may be known for making technical, complex music, but underneath it all frontman Dave Mustaine appreciates the value of a strong rhythm guitarist.In a new interview with Rock Cellar Magazine, Mustaine calls out the players he puts in his “Fantastic Four” of rhythm guitar. He gives special props to Metallica’s James Hetfield, who was Mustaine’s onetime bandmate during his tumultuous... …

Dave Mustaine's Attempts at Singing "A Tout Le Monde" in Japanese Were "Pretty Horrific"

In a recent interview with WRIF, Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine revealed that French wasn't the only language he attempted to employ in the chorus of "A Tout Le Monde," Megadeth's classic 1995 single. It seems he also gave Spanish, German and Japanese a spin."I was a kid that liked the Beatles, heard the song 'Michelle' and then at some point thought I would sing in a foreign language,"... …

Dave Mustaine Calls Grammys ‘Master of Puppets’ “The Worst Version I Ever Heard!”

As previously reported here, when Megadeth won their “Best Metal Performance” Grammy for their 2016 album, Dystopia, at the 59th annual Grammy Awards on February 12, the house band performed Metallica’s “Master of Puppets” as the band walked to the stage. The error was particularly unfortunate seeing as Megadeth were finally winning a Grammy after 12 prior nominations. Worse, frontman Dave... …

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