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Megadeth's "Holy Wars": Check Out This Jaw-Dropping Flamenco Guitar Cover

Below, behold a (not very new) solo flamenco guitar cover of Megadeth's "Holy Wars...The Punishment Due," one of the standout tracks from the band's classic 1990 album, Rust in Peace.The guitarist in the clip is Ben Woods, who has been featured on GuitarWorld.com in the past. Woods is a true master flamenco guitarist and innovator. Best known for his unique flamenco-metal style, he plays tons... …

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... …

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,"... …

Megadeth's David Ellefson Announces Dawn Patrol Chorus Pedal

Over the weekend, Megadeth bassist David Ellefson announced plans to release a new pedal, the Dawn Patrol Chorus, the result of his recent collaboration with Pro Tone Pedals.“As a bass player, Chorus is one of my go-to effects live," Ellefson said. "[It's] an ace weapon in my arsenal and, in many regards, [it has] helped me transition my signature tone from studio to live on classic songs like ... …

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... …

Megadeth Receive Grammy While House Band Plays Metallica’s “Master of Puppets"

Dave Mustaine can’t seem to shake Metallica.At last night’s Grammy Awards, Megadeth finally won an award after 12 previous nominations. But as the Metallica cofounder and his group took a very long walk to the stage to accept the award for Best Metal Performance, they were treated to a live band’s very awful rendition of Metallica’s “Master of Puppets.”“Wow,” Mustaine said as he accepted the... …

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