1. Megadeth's Dave Mustaine Channels Jimi Hendrix in Right-Leaning Film (Video)

    May 28, 2014 7:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Megadeth co-founder Dave Mustaine is marking the 45th anniversary of Jimi Hendrix's rendition of "The Star-Spangled Banner" with a heavy metal guitar version of his own that will appear in "America," Dinesh D'Souza' ...

  2. Publishing Briefs: UMPG signs Miley, Keith Urban and Julian Bunetta, Warner/Chappel Gets Mustaine, Slash and Much More

    November 19, 2013 12:22 PM EST -- Universal Music Publishing Group has signed Miley Cyrus to an exclusive worldwide publishing administration agreement for her album "Bangerz." In a statement, UMPG president, North America Evan Lamberg said Cyrus is "reinventing ...

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  4. Megadeth's Dave Mustaine Doubles Down on Government Shooting Claims

    August 17, 2012 10:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Dave Mustaine of Megadeth has doubled down on his claim that the Obama administration could have staged recent mass shootings in order to fast-track gun control legislation, telling the conspiracy-loving news website Infowars.com , it's "s ...

  5. The Beat 8/17: Jordin on “Sparkle," Cee Lo Does NFL Song

    The Beat 8/17: Jordin on “Sparkle," Cee Lo Does NFL Song

    August 17, 2012 4:53 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Beat 8/17: Jordin Sparks on “Sparkle, Cee Lo Tapped for NFL Song jonathan brooks , featuredVideo2 , 2 chainz , jordin sparks , nfl , Billboard , sparkle , celebration , cee lo green , Whitney Houston Videos 2 Chainz Billboard Cee Lo Green Celebr ...

  6. Dave Mustaine: Obama Staged Aurora, Sikh Temple Shootings

    August 16, 2012 11:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rocker behind Megadeth gems like "Killing Is My Business... And Business Is Good!" says we're "turning into Nazi America" Nope, nothing to see here… just Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine , a noted birther, adopting a freshly ...

  7. The National Association of Music Merchants Show Attracts Metal Luminaries, Newfound Kinship

    January 23, 2012 7:00 PM EST The 2012 National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) show saw 95,709 registered attendees checking out 1,441 exhibitors, educational seminars, jam sessions and artist signings over four days in Anaheim, California. The turnout was up from 90,11 ...

  8. Justin Bieber Billboard Cover: Sneak Peek

    October 27, 2011 7:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 Justin Bieber is a changed (young) man. The 17-year-old superstar graces Billboard's cover with the release of "Under the Mistletoe," a collection of new and old Christmas tracks. For one thing, you'll notice a bass-ier Biebs on ...

  9. How Rock Music is Saving Book Publishing

    April 25, 2011 7:10 AM EDT Billy Joel aside, the sudden surge in memoirs is bringing boomers to bookstores. From Keith Richards' assertion that he really did snort his father's ashes to Sammy Hagar's revelation that he's been abducted by aliens, out-ther ...

  10. Slayer's Kerry King Performs with Megadeth

    October 25, 2010 5:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 Metal history was made last week (Oct. 21) when Megadeth was joined on stage by Slayer guitarist Kerry King during the last stop of the Jagermeister tour at the Gibson Amphitheatre in Hollywood, Calif. Video: Kerry King Plays "Rattlehead" ...

  11. Metallica Heading To Cinemas

    June 10, 2010 2:03 PM EDT 0 0 0 Heavy metal's 'big four' will be heading to international cinema screens when the bands - Metallica , Slayer , Megadeth , Anthrax - all perform on the same bill for the first time. The performances from the Sonisphere Festival in Sofi ...

  12. 'Big Four' Metal Fest To Be Beamed To Big Screens

    May 21, 2010 7:59 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Big Four tour -- Metallica , Slayer , Megadeth and Anthrax -- is playing just seven dates in Europe and nothing in North America, but headbangers on this side of the pond won't have to miss out. BY Experience will film and beam the package& ...

  13. Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth, Anthrax To Tour Together

    December 15, 2009 11:12 AM EST 0 0 0 Heavy metal's Big Four -- Metallica , Slayer , Megadeth and Anthrax -- will ride together in 2010. In Europe, at least. After weeks of rumors, the four bands have announced they'll take part in the traveling Sonisphere festival, starting J ...

  14. Metallica's Making Hall Of Fame Induction A "Family Reunion"

    March 27, 2009 6:41 PM EDT 0 0 0 Metallica is using its upcoming Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction to stage what drummer Lars Ulrich calls "a sort of family reunion." "I don't think there's a better time to come together than when it's about celebra ...

  15. The Billboard Q&A: Megadeth's Dave Mustaine

    April 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT After spending the past two months touring Europe and the United Kingdom, the third annual traveling heavy metal festival Gigantour launches Stateside tomorrow (April 12) at the Fillmore in Denver. The 29-date trek -- featuring Megadeth, In Flames ...

  16. This Day in Music

    February 11, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Musician-actor Harry Conick Jr. performs at and serves as creative director for the 2001 NBA All-Star Game halftime show. He writes a song for the occasion and performs it with his 15-piece ban 2001 - Musician-actor Harry Conick Jr. performs ...

  17. This Day in Music

    February 11, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Musician-actor Harry Conick Jr. performs at and serves as creative director for the 2001 NBA All-Star Game halftime show. He writes a song for the occasion and performs it with his 15-piece ban 2001 - Musician-actor Harry Conick Jr. performs ...

  18. Megadeth 'United' For Roadrunner Debut

    August 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The next Megadeth album has a title -- "United Abominations" -- but that's about it for the time being. The next Megadeth album has a title -- "United Abominations" -- but that's about it for the time being. "We� ...

  19. This Day in Music

    February 11, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1992 - </b>Megadeth guitarist Dave Mustaine and wife Pam have a baby in Burbank, Calif. They name the child Justis David.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2001 - Musician-actor Harry Conick Jr. perfo ...

  20. Megadeth's Mustaine Sues Former Bassist

    July 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Megadeth lead singer Dave Mustine has sued the band's former bass player for allegedly using the name of the group without permission in an advertisement for musical equipment. Megadeth lead singer Dave Mustaine has sued the band's former ...

  21. On The Road

    April 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Megadeth founder Dave Mustaine will launch a six-week festival tour in late July boasting two stages of music. Rad Ray Waddell's column. Megadeth founder Dave Mustaine will launch a six-week festival tour in late July boasting two stages of m ...

  22. Megadeth Plans 'Gigantour' Fest

    April 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Dream Theater, Fear Factory, others on bill. Megadeth founder Dave Mustaine will launch a six-week festival tour in late July. Joining Megadeth on the main stage for "Gigantour" will be Dream Theater, Fear Factory, Dillinger Escape Plan ...

  23. Megadeth To Lead Summer 'Gigantour'

    April 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Megadeth founder Dave Mustaine will launch a six-week festival tour in late July boasting two stages of music. Joining his band on the main stage for Gigantour will be Dream Theater, Fear Factory, Dil Megadeth founder Dave Mustaine will launch a six ...

  24. This Day in Music

    February 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Musician-actor Harry Conick Jr. performs at and serves as creative director for the 2001 NBA All-Star Game halftime show. He writes a song for the occasion and performs it with his 15-pi 2001 - Musician-actor Harry Conick J ...

  25. The System Has Failed

    October 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 By the sound of Dave Mustaine's guitar performance on "The System Has Failed," one would never know he called his career to a halt in 2002 after sustaining a nerve injury to his arm. By the sound of Dave Mustaine's guitar perform ...

  26. Peace Sells . . . But Who's Buying?

    August 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 In 1984, infuriated at being kicked out of Metallica, Dave Mustaine formed Megadeth to get some payback. "Peace Sells . . . In 1984, infuriated at being kicked out of Metallica, Dave Mustaine formed Megadeth to get some payback. "Peace Sel ...

  27. Metallica Film Filled With 'Monster' Revelations

    December 13, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Internal fighting, therapy sessions and tumultuous making of the band's latest album are headed to the big screen in the documentary "Metallica: Some Kind of Monster." An unflinching, warts-and-all lo Internal fighting, therapy sessio ...

  28. Metallica Debuts New Song, Bassist At MTV Tribute

    May 05, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Playing in public for the first time with new bassist Rob Trujillo, Metallica ran through a fast and furious medley of songs at the "mtvICON" tribute concert for the veteran metal act Saturday in Los Playing in public for the first time wi ...

  29. This Day in Music

    February 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Musician-actor Harry Connick Jr. performs at and serves as creative director for the 2001 NBA All-Star Game halftime show. He writes a song for the occasion and performs it with his 15-p 2001 - Musician-actor Harry Connick ...

  30. Megadeth Principals Finish Buddy Holly Song

    August 14, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 More than 40 years after Buddy Holly's death and with the blessing of his widow, two former Megadeth members joined a Mesa, Ariz.-based vocalist to record an unfinished Holly tune, "That Makes It Toug More than 40 years after Buddy Holly&# ...

  31. Injury Forces Mustaine To Disband Megadeth

    April 03, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 A severe injury suffered in January by Megadeth founder/frontman Dave Mustaine has brought about the end of the veteran metal group after 19 years. It is unknown how the vocalist/guitarist sustained s A severe injury suffered in January by Megadeth ...

  32. Fans To Choose Set Lists For U.S. Megadeth Trek

    August 06, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 When veteran metal act Megadeth hits the road next month for a U.S. theater/club tour, the band will let its fans choose its set lists in each city. Each show on the trek -- which kicks off Sept. 7 in When veteran metal act Megadeth hits the road ne ...

  33. Metal Returns: Megadeth, Halford, Slayer

    February 20, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The undeniable resurgence of classic heavy metal will continue in 2001 with substantial activity by several veteran heavy metal acts such as Megadeth, ex-Judas Priest frontman Rob Halford's Halford pr The undeniable resurgence of classic heavy ...

  34. Megadeth Completes 'Hero'

    January 22, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Metal stalwart Megadeth has completed its next album, its first for Sanctuary Records. Due May 15, the 11-track album, dubbed "The World Needs A Hero," was produced by the band. Metal stalwart Megadeth has completed its next album, its fir ...