You may remember that a neck injury to Megadeth mainman Dave Mustaine nearly forced the band to pull out of last year's Big Four show at Yankee Stadium. Mustaine told reported before the game that he would be heading straight back to the doctor after the show, and would likely face surgery.
Former Anthrax guitarist Dan Spitz managed to release the self-titled debut album from his new band, Red Lamb, quieter than a church mouse this week. The album became available via iTunes a few days ago with little to no hype surrounding it.
Megadeth bassist Dave Ellefson has been issuing video tour blogs from each stop on this year's Gigantour. You can follow Ellefson on his YouTube channel for all the updates, and check out the latest one below.
One of American's biggest music festivals is returning for a sixth year. Rock on the Range has announced the lineup for its 2012 incarnation, which will includes appearances by: Slash, Incubus, Rob Zombie, Megadeth, Mastodon, Marilyn Manson and more.
After seeing Megadeth's music video for "Public Enemy No. 1," I assume most people thought the same thing I did: I sure hope we get to see more footage of Megadeth with monkeys. (Yes, we know chimpanzees are members of the great ape family, get off our backs.)
Earlier this week, Jackson unveiled two new signature basses for Megadeth's Dave Ellefson as part of their X-Series of guitars and basses. The bass will come in two models, the David Ellefson CB-X and the Dave Ellefson CB-XV.