Posts tagged "Megadeth"

See Metallica, Slayer, and More Metal Icons Get an 8-Bit Makeover

If you ever listened to some of your favorite heavy metal tracks and thought “dang, this is great, but I wish it was more like…
James Grebey / January 21, 2015

Motorhead’s MotorBoat Cruise 2014: SPIN’s Best Live Photos

Last month, Motörhead fans united for the metal legends’ annual MotörBoat cruise, a four-night excursion to the Caribbean complete with performances by the namesake band as well…
Brennan Carley / October 14, 2014

Cee Lo Green and Megadeth Cancel Israel Shows

Cee Lo Green and Megadeth have both cancelled upcoming concerts in Tel Aviv, Israel, due to the ongoing political crisis, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Colin Joyce / August 5, 2014

Who Charted? Queens of the Stone Age Are No. 1

First! Queens of the Stone Age, motherfucker. The SoCal desert rock kings score their first No. 1 album with …Like Clockwork, proving what SPIN already…
Chris Martins / June 12, 2013

Megadeth, ‘Super Collider’ (Tradecraft/UME)

Dave Mustaine has always come with baggage attached, and as the Guy Who Got Booted From Metallica, that baggage has undoubtedly helped. It’s hard to…
Chuck Eddy / June 7, 2013

Grammys 2013: Who Should Win the Categories You Actually Care About

The 55th Annual Grammy Awards are almost upon us! Hey, we'd love to help you with your office pools and living-room side bets with some…
Christopher R. Weingarten / February 8, 2013

Meet Dave Mustaine’s Miniature Horse, Rocky

Dave Mustaine: We found him living in a parking lot with a bunch of junk cars around him. He had a little soul, and we…
Christopher R. Weingarten / March 27, 2012

SPIN’s 20 Best Metal Albums of 2011: Plus Download Free 19-Song Mixtape!

Five Brooklyn bands, a few members of the Big 4, two albums named Path of Totality, and one sinister minister in a rubber skull mask.
SPIN Staff / December 19, 2011

See Dave Mustaine’s 10 Most Prized Possessions (Including Mini Horse!)

ABOUT OUR HOSTWhen ax-slinging thrash king Dave Mustaine was fired from Metallica in 1983, he started Megadeth as an act of revenge. Though the legendary…
Chris Martins / November 21, 2011

Megadeth, ‘Th1rt3en’ (Roadrunner)

Those insane speed-metal guitars! Those pummeling drums! Dave Mustaine's snarling, sandpaper-and-nails voice! Megadeth might brazenly ignore the perils of self-parody, but the quartet's stubborn refusal…
Jon Young / November 1, 2011

Megadeth, ‘Peace Sells…But Who’s Buying? (25th Anniversary Edition)’ (Capitol/EMI)

Despite its metal signifiers, Megadeth's 1986 second album is basically glossy hardcore with magic-show guitar solos and poetry about Satan. Singer-guitarist Dave Mustaine's vision is…
Mike Powell / July 12, 2011

Q&A: The Big 4 Reunite and Talk Metal!

Last weekend in Indo, CA, Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth, and Anthrax — the four bands who elevated the furious carnage of thrash-metal from the tape-trading underground…
christopherschultz / April 29, 2011

The Big Four Play Their First U.S. Show!

"This is history tonight," gushed Metallica frontman James Hetfield to a sea of sun-worn black t-shirts in Indio, California, Saturday night. "You're all a part…
christopherschultz / April 25, 2011

Metallica & Slayer’s “Big Four” Hits U.S.

On April 23, Indio, CA's Empire Polo Fields -- aka, the home of the Coachella music festival -- will transform into metal Mecca.
William Goodman / January 25, 2011

Slayer’s Kerry King on His Inspiration: ‘Stupid People’

Slayer guitarist Kerry King is one pissed off dude. Onstage, he wields his six-string like a weapon, playing with ferocity and intensity. It's frightening, in…
William Goodman / October 14, 2010

Backstage with Anthrax, Megadeth & Slayer!

Nineteen years after first touring together under the "Clash of the Titans" banner, thrash metal kings Slayer, Megadeth, and Anthrax are reunited and back on…
Pete Freedman / September 30, 2010

Slayer, Megadeth, and Anthrax Kick Off ‘Clash’ Tour

Anthrax, Megadeth, and Slayer's tour kick-off at Dallas on Saturday was something of a homecoming: Back in 1991, this same lineup launched the American leg…
Pete Freedman / September 27, 2010

Metallica’s “Big Four” Tour Will Hit Movie Theaters

Metal fans of the world rejoice: The June 22 date of this summer's Big Four Tour -- the seven date European jaunt starring heavy hitting…
Luke McCormick / May 21, 2010

Slayer Cancel World Tour

Just months after Slayer postponed a handful of Canadian tour dates due to singer/bassist Tom Araya's back problems, the Huntington Park, CA, metal band has…
William Goodman / January 7, 2010
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