Megadeth Cruise event provides thrash on water

There's only one place to be this October if you're a Megadeth fan (and who among us isn't?), and that's on board a ship. A particular ship! 'Why,' we hear you ask? Because it's the one confirmed Megadeth date for the foreseeable future, and it's tied to the 25th anniversary of the release of Youthanasia! … Continue reading Megadeth Cruise event provides thrash on water

Megadeth’s Mustaine announces cancer diagnosis

A few minutes ago, Dave Mustaine - via his own facebook page and Megadeth's - announced that he has been diagnosed with throat cancer. His statement in full: I’ve been diagnosed with throat cancer. It’s clearly something to be respected and faced head on - but I’ve faced obstacles before. I’m working closely with my … Continue reading Megadeth’s Mustaine announces cancer diagnosis

Album Review: Megadeth – Warheads on Foreheads

We don't cover compilation albums on Moshville Times as a vague rule, but this is Megadeth so we'll make an exception. Dave, Dave and mates celebrate 35 years of Megadeth with 35 tracks across three discs covering their entire career. So how does it weigh up? In terms of packaging it's very nice with the … Continue reading Album Review: Megadeth – Warheads on Foreheads

Album Reviews: Megadeth – The World Needs A Hero / The System Has Failed (reissues)

As well as dropping the well-publicised 35th anniversary Warheads on Foreheads compilation, Megadeth have also announced the re-release of latter-day albums The World Needs A Hero and The System Has Failed via BMG. While the "best of" set very much focuses on the first half of the band's existence, these are two albums which often get overlooked. With … Continue reading Album Reviews: Megadeth – The World Needs A Hero / The System Has Failed (reissues)

Festival Review: Hellfest 2018 (22 – 24 June)

France’s soirée of festival season is Hellfest, based in the sleepy town of Clisson, which lies half an hour from Nantes in the Pays de la Loire region of the country, and this year is it’s 13th incarnation In the beginning, starting off more on the heavy side, it’s grown into one of the most … Continue reading Festival Review: Hellfest 2018 (22 – 24 June)

Album Review: Megadeth – Killing Is My Business… and Business Is Good: The Final Kill (Re-Issue)

I was tempted to throw this one out as a Golden Oldie article, but it doesn't really read like one - it's definitely a review rather than a look back to the halcyon days of fledgling thrash metal. I also want to clarify one thing - I really didn't like the last re-issue of this … Continue reading Album Review: Megadeth – Killing Is My Business… and Business Is Good: The Final Kill (Re-Issue)