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Dave Mustaine’s doctors ‘feeling positive’ about his ‘progress’ amid throat cancer battle

Dave Mustaine’s doctors ‘feeling positive’ about his ‘progress’ amid throat cancer battle

Dave Mustaine says doctors are "feeling very positive" about his "progress" during his on-going treatment for throat cancer. The Megadeth frontman recently found out he has the disease and was told the treatment he is undergoing has a "90 per cent success rate". On Tuesday (17.09.19), he updated fans to let them know that he’s doing well and thanked them for the... »

Dave Mustaine thanks fans for support after cancer diagnosis

Dave Mustaine thanks fans for support after cancer diagnosis

Dave Mustaine has thanked his fans for their "support and love" after he was diagnosed with throat cancer. The Megadeth frontman announced last week that he recently found out he has the disease and he is currently undergoing treatment, which doctors have told him has a "90 per cent success rate". In a video update posted on his Twitter profile on Monday (24.06.19), Mustaine vo... »

Dave Mustaine diagnosed with throat cancer

Dave Mustaine diagnosed with throat cancer

Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine has been diagnosed with throat cancer. The 57-year-old frontman has revealed that he has recently found out he has the disease and he is currently undergoing treatment, which doctors have told him has a "90 per cent success rate". Announcing the news on Instagram on Monday (17.06.19), Mustaine wrote: "I’ve been diagnosed with throat cancer. It... »

Dave Mustaine: There are no rockstars left

Dave Mustaine: There are no rockstars left

Dave Mustaine doesn’t think there are any rockstars left. The Megadeth frontman has bemoaned the current generation of rock musicians for being scared to put a foot wrong, in fear of their antics being picked up in the headlines. He admitted: "There are no more rockstars. You know what you got? You got a lot of snot-nosed kids that work at music magazines – no offence." The 5... »

Dave Mustaine: Megadeth ditching politics to appeal to wider audience

Dave Mustaine: Megadeth ditching politics to appeal to wider audience

Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine has ditched political lyrics to make the band’s music more accessible. The thrash metal frontman – who makes up the group with David Ellefson, Kiko Loureiro, and Dirk Verbeuren – has opened up on plans for the rockers’ follow-up to 2016 album ‘Dystopia’, and revealed the different approach he is taking to songwriting. Speaking to T... »

Pantera’s Vinnie Paul dies

Pantera’s Vinnie Paul dies

Pantera’s Vinnie Paul has died. The 54-year-old drummer – who also performed with Hellyeah and Damageplan – has passed away, the group confirmed in a statement, though his cause of death is currently unknown. Pantera posted a statement on Facebook which read: "Vincent Paul Abbott aka Vinnie Paul has passed away. Paul is best known for his work as the drummer in the bands Pan... »

Slayer to quit touring after farewell shows

Slayer to quit touring after farewell shows

Slayer have announced their next tour will be their last. The heavy metal band – made up of Kerry King, Tom Araya, Paul Bostaph and Gary Holt – confirmed they will head on the road around the globe for one final time by sharing a video titled ‘The End is Near… Slayer to make its exit with one, final world tour’ on their official website. The 30-second clip has one of ... »

Dave Mustaine teases new Megadeth album

Dave Mustaine teases new Megadeth album

Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine says they could go into the studio "tomorrow" to start work on their next album. The heavy metal rockers brought out their 15th record ‘Dystopia’ in January 2016, and now the frontman has teased they already have a wealth of material written for their next record. Speaking to Loudwire.com, he said: "If you’re a musician, you constantl... »

Megadeth mourn ex-drummer Nick Menza

Megadeth mourn ex-drummer Nick Menza

Megadeth have paid tribute to former bandmate Nick Menza following his shock death. The group’s ex-drummer – who joined the band in 1989 and played on four albums before his departure in 1988 – suffered a "massive heart attack" while performing with his band OHM at the Baked Potato in Los Angeles on Saturday (21.05.16) night, and was pronounced dead on arrival at hospit... »