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Megadeth’s David Ellefson Plays ‘Wikipedia: Fact or Fiction?’

Liz Ramanand, Loudwire
Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

We've got a new episode of 'Wikipedia: Fact or Fiction?' to share with you. In this edition of our signature segment, legendary Megadeth bassist David Ellefson sets the record straight on what's true and false on Wikipedia.

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Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine Unveils Signature Wine ‘Symphony Interrupted’

Dave Mustaine
Neilson Barnard, Getty Images

Megadeth rocker Dave Mustaine has expanded his passions to include wine, as his Mustaine Vineyards is now offering their debut Cabernet Sauvignon 2012 dubbed 'Symphony Interrupted.'

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2014 PNR Amnesia Rockfest Reveals Lineup with Motley Crue, Megadeth, Mastodon + More

Motley Crue / Megadeth / Mastodon
Terry Wyatt / Michael Buckner (2), Getty Images

One of the most interesting North American festivals has just released its 2014 lineup. The ninth annual PNR Amnesia Rockfest will hit its massive festival crowd on June 20 + 21 with acts such as Motley Crue, Megadeth, Alice in Chains, Blink-182, Mastodon + many more.

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Motorhead, Megadeth, Anthrax + Zakk Wylde Set for Inaugural ‘Motorhead’s Motorboat Cruise’

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Theo Wargo / Kevin Winter (2), Getty Images

Motorhead are hitting the high seas, and if they have their way, you'll never hear the ship's horn. That's because there will be some stellar metal bands on board ready to drown out any outside sounds on "The Loudest Boat in the World." The inaugural 'Motorhead's Motorboat Cruise' will set sail in September 2014 with Megadeth, Anthrax and a whole host of heavy rock acts joining in the fun.

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Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine Says Metallica Ouster Changed His Attitude About Guitar Playing

Dave Mustaine Ricky Warwick
Fuse TV

Wouldn't you like to be a fly on the wall when two rock greats discuss their craft? Thanks to Fuse, that's happening with the new digital series titled 'Metalhead to Head.' In the latest episode, Megadeth's Dave Mustaine and Thin Lizzy's Ricky Warwick delve into their musical histories.

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Megadeth Rep: Dave Mustaine Not Responsible for Booting Newsted Off Australian Shows

Dave Mustaine
Kevin Winter, Getty Images

On Feb. 5, news broke that Newsted had been booted from two of Megadeth's upcoming Australian tour dates. It was stated by organizers that Jason Newsted's eponymous band were removed from the shows "at the request of Megadeth," but according to a Megadeth representative, the band had nothing to do with kicking Newsted off the Australian gigs.

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Megadeth Apparently Kick Newsted Off Australian ‘Sidewave’ Shows

Terry Wyatt, Getty Images / Chuck Armstrong. Loudwire
Terry Wyatt, Getty Images / Chuck Armstrong. Loudwire

An interesting news story involving Megadeth and Jason Newsted has come across the pond from Australia. Ever year, tons of amazing bands are recruited to tour throughout Australia for the Soundwave Festival. Many acts take the opportunity to play extra 'Sidewave' shows while they're traveling around the country, but according to Soundwave itself, Jason Newsted's eponymous solo act has been booted from two Megadeth side shows "at the request" of the band.

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Folk Rocker Writes Song About Megadeth Frontman Dave Mustaine

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Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com

Back in the '90s, Robert Rolfe Feddersen was the singer of a band called Loudmouth. These days, he's a folk rock singer who will be releasing the album 'American Loser' on Feb. 25. One of the songs on the album is 'Dave's Lament,' a track Feddersen wrote about .

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Avenged Sevenfold, Megadeth, Slayer Members and More Appear at 2014 NAMM Convention [Photos]

Synyster Gates appears at NAMM
Synyster Gates appears at NAMM

The 2014 NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) convention just wrapped up in Anaheim, Calif., but no doubt its effects will be ringing in the ears of many for weeks.

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Former Megadeth Drummer Nick Menza: Dave Mustaine ‘Blew Me Off’ at NAMM 2014

Dave Mustaine / Nick Menza
Kevin Winter, Getty Images / Facebook: Nick Menza

For over 100 years, the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) hosts a gathering like no other. A tremendous amount of talented and influential individuals from all corners of the music industry got together to share ideas, set up merch booths and witness special performances from legendary artists. Each NAMM event attracts many elite musicians to the convention, and although NAMM's Winter 2014 showcase was a success, former Megadeth drummer Nick Menza had an unpleasant run-in with ex-bandmate Dave Mustaine.

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