Tag: Megadeth

Riff Police! Pull Over! #39: Testament Vs Nuclear Assault!

Ah Testament. The Chuck Billy fronted Thrashers are one of a number of bands who could arguably be named as just outside of the “Big Four” that is Slayer, Metallica, Megadeth and of course Anthrax. The Berkeley Californian quintet formed in that classic Thrash era and second album “The New Order” broke the band into

Review: “Master Of Giallo” by Obszön Geschöpf

Released for Halloween on 31st October by Dark Star Records, “Master Of Giallo” by Obszön Geschöpf is not only the 8th full length release but also celebrates a 20th Anniversary! It’s an album that features a huge cast of 46 international guests musicians, including ex-Megadeth pair James Lomenzo and Glen Drover, former Fear Factory bassist Christian Olde Wolber

NEWS: God Syndrome want to “Weed Out The Weak”!

Extreme Melodic Death Metallers God Syndrome have released a new single entitled “Weed Out The Weak”, a cover of the Hypocrisy classic for Halloween! The Russian quartet have been busy in the studio of late, having released a cover of “Cataclysm Children” by Dimmu Borgir at the end of September. It wouldn’t be the first

The Artwork That Should Not Be #5: Megadeth Vs Cro-Mags!

Today we’re going to look at an artwork rip-off that’s as blatant as they come. Cro-Mags iconic hardcore punk album “The Age of Quarrel” is a highly influential masterpiece that practically invented the Crossover Thrash sound and is arguably one of the albums that eventually caused the upsurge in Metallic Hardcore bands. To talk of the

NEWS: Altitudes & Attitude (Megadeth, Anthrax) UK dates in February!

Although there has been no official and/or social media announcement, Altitudes & Attitude, the project of Megadeth bassist David Ellefson and Anthrax bassist Frank Bello have a quartet of UK shows in February listed on various ticketing sites. The duo are joined by drummer Jeff Friedl with album “Get It Out” slated for release on 18th

Bootleg: Megadeth at Stone Free Festival!

So Megadeth joining the likes of Kiss and Yes in launching their own Metal Cruise so they can go “Thrashing Through The Pacific” in 2019. According to some recent statements the band are highly likely to be releasing a follow up to 2016’s “Dystopia” next year, through whether it will see the light of day

Riff Police! Pull Over! #28: Megadeth Vs Arch Enemy!

It’s well known that Swedish Melodic Black Metallers Arch Enemy are Megadeth fans. After all, their brutal version of the Megadeth classic “Symphony of Destruction” saw their then German vocalist Angela Gossow deliver the sort of crushing vocal performance that tramples rivals in its wake with her vicious, growling style in full flow. The second

NEWS: God Syndrome return!

Russian brutes God Syndrome have returned with Elena Feneva for a cover of “Cataclysm Children” by Norwegian Black Metal legends Dimmu Borgir! Having previously released excellent versions of “Dead Embryonic Cells” by Sepultura and “Symphony of Destruction” by Megadeth, the band have form when it comes to covers!

Riff Police! Pull Over! #26: Metallica Vs Excel!

A day late and a buck short. Better late than never? Sponsored by Bombay Sapphire Gin and Fever Tree Tonic, it’s time for another encounter of the Riff Police kind. Avenged Sevenfold have featured a couple of times having both been ripped off and done the deed themselves. Now it’s the turn of the mighty

Vs. Tuesday: Two Bands! One Song! Who Wins? Fight! “Paranoid” Edition

Black Sabbath may have gone their separate ways a little while ago after a lengthy and illustrious career in the upper echelons of Global Metal but their legacy will live on undoubtedly for decades to come. Especially with Canadian’s Cancer Bats doing the whole Bat Sabbath bit. Classic Super Nintendo game Rock N’Roll Racing developed