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Deth Sells: Megadeth

Report and Interview by Simon Witter, New Musical Express, February 1987

MEGADETH are the cream of the new Speed Metal crop. ‘Deth squaddy Dave Mustaine discusses life in HM’s fast lane with souped-up SIMON WITTER. ...

Megadeth: So Far, So Good...So What! (Capitol)

Review by J.D. Considine, Spin, March 1988

MATURITY IS not a concept commonly associated with heavy metal (unless you're using it as a euphemism for "old and decrepit" in which case it ...

Megadeth/Dio: Market Square Arena, Indianapolis

Live Review by Paul Elliott, Sounds, March 1988


Megadeth: So Far, So Good... So What! (Capitol)

Review by David Stubbs, Melody Maker, March 1988


Megadeth: Deth Pact

Interview by Paul Elliott, Sounds, March 1988

Never mind the boredom — pass the roadsick pills! MEGADETH take the highway to apathy in the USA and discover the drawbacks of touring. PAUL ...

Megadeth: Hammersmith Odeon, London

Live Review by Neil Perry, Sounds, May 1988


Megadeth: Megadumb

Interview by Roy Wilkinson, Sounds, May 1988

Even as MEGADETH have ploughed a smooth trajectory towards the megabuck realms of big league megametal, leader DAVE MUSTAINE has grown ever more muddled in ...

Megadeth: So Far, So Good... So What! (Capitol)

Review by Chuck Eddy, Creem, June 1988

THE PRIMARY reason Megadeth is famous, and probably the only reason they're on a major label, is because Dave Mustaine used to be in Metallica. ...

Megadeth: Beacon Theatre, NYC

Live Review by Christine Natanael, Reflex, August 1988

SUBSTANCE, MESSAGE, uprising, controversy, extremity, intelligence – were all on display at Beacon Theatre in the form of Megadeth, churning up anger and angst among ...

Megadeth's Dave Mustaine on Rust In Peace

Interview by Christine Natanael, New York Review Of Records, Fall 1990

"AUGUST 24TH MARKS the anniversary of our last performance. Since then nothing's really mattered," emphatically states the enigmatic Dave Mustaine. That date was in 1988. ...


Interview by Andy Gill, Q, December 1992

ON A TWISTY MOUNTAIN ROAD ABOUT 25 miles outside Toulon, another mad bastard is laying his life on the line, taking his bike way over ...

Megadeth: 'Deth Warmed Up!

Interview by Steffan Chirazi, Kerrang!, May 1994

There's a new vibe about MEGADETH in 1994 — they're happy, mellow, positive. They actually like each other, goddammit! What the hell's gotten into 'em?! ...

Megadeth: 'Deth Warmed Up! #2

Interview by Steffan Chirazi, Kerrang!, May 1994

Right now, MEGADETH are as strong and happy as they've ever been — yet incredibly, they were close to splitting up just a few months ...

The Last Word: Megadeth's Dave Mustaine

Interview by Paul Elliott, Kerrang!, July 1997

The ultimate questions on life, sex and making a prick of yourself. This week, MEGADETH's Dave Mustaine compares notes with Paul Elliott... ...

Megadeth, Where Is Thy Sting?

Interview by Joel McIver, Record Collector, Winter 1999

After sixteen years at the forefront of speed metal, Megadeth are releasing a new album, Risk. Joel Mciver finds controversial frontman Dave Mustaine a reformed ...

Guns N' Roses: The Monsters of Rock Return

Comment by Andy Gill, Independent, The, October 2008

After 14 years of rumours and false starts, Guns N' Roses are promising to release their new album. There's even a ticking clock on their ...

Megadeth: Theater at Madison Square Garden, NYC

Live Review by Iman Lababedi, Rock NYC, January 2012

DAVE MUSTAINE made a fan out of me with two actions. Neither musical. ...

Writing To Reach You

Overview by Graeme Thomson, Word, The, March 2012

Because sometimes the only way musicians can actually talk to each other is by writing songs ...

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