Sep 292013

megadeth_2013In November and December of 2012, Megadeth blazed hot on the band’s “Countdown To Extinction 20th Anniversary Tour”, ripping through their entire double platinum 1992 album from start to finish before performing other classics from their recorded catalog. Recorded and filmed at Los Angeles’ Fox Theatre last December, “Countdown to Extinction: Live” is a definitive document of the acclaimed, sold-out tour.

In addition to Megadeth‘s blistering performance of the entire “Countdown To Extinction” album, including the essential “Symphony Of Destruction”, “Foreclosure Of A Dream”, “Sweating Bullets” and “Skin O’ My Teeth”, “Countdown to Extinction: Live” features all of the other Megadeth classics the band performed at the epic concert, including “Holy Wars” and “Hangar 18” from 1990’s “Rust In Peace”, “Peace Sells” from the band’s influential, platinum-certified 1986 album “Peace Sells… But Who’s Buying?”, and “Trust” from 1997’s platinum certified “Cryptic Writings”. Continue reading »

Sep 222013

megadeth_2013Megadeth are gearing up for the release of their ‘Countdown to Extinction: Live’ recording on Sept. 24 and have shared a trailer with fans, giving a tasty preview of what’s in store.

The new offering was filmed during the 2012 ‘Countdown to Extinction 20th Anniversary Tour’ when Megadeth performed the entire 1992 ‘Countdown to Extinction’ disc, in addition to a handful other Megadeth classics that made the cut. The final footage was filmed at the Los Angeles date at the Fox Theater. Continue reading »

Dec 082012

Megadeth bassist David Ellefson has posted a four-minute video clip featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the band’s December 7 concert at Fox Theater in Pomona. Check it out below.

According to Ellefson, the Pomona show was professionally filmed for possible future release. Continue reading »

Nov 212012

Megadeth bassist David Ellefson has posted a five-minute video clip featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the band’s November 17 concert at Rapids Theatre in Niagara Falls, New York. Check it out below.

The 20th-anniversary edition of Megadeth‘s 1992 double platinum-certified Countdown To Extinction album was released on November 6 via Capitol/EMI. Continue reading »

Oct 292012

Megadeth mainman Dave Mustaine has issued the following update:


“I wanted to check in with you as I get ready to start tracking my 14th Megadeth record.

“For some of you that are new fans, the word ‘Droogie’ may seem a strange way to start a letter, but it means ‘friend,’ supposedly in Russian slang. I got the idea to call you that from watching Alex from ‘A Clockwork Orange’ call his two co-conspirators that. So, now you know I ain’t calling you ‘druggies.’ Onward to the update. Continue reading »