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Megadeth vs. Dream Theater – Classic Cage Match

Megadeth vs Dream Theater
Capitol / Atco

Megadeth's run through the Classic Cage Match circuit continues. In the most recent contest, the band's 1990 single 'Holy Wars … the Punishment Due' bested Judas Priest's 'Painkiller' from the same year. Now, Megadeth try for their fifth and final victory and entrance into the Classic Cage Match Hall of Fame.

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Megadeth vs. Judas Priest – Classic Cage Match

Megadeth vs Judas Priest
Capitol / Columbia

Megadeth just keep rolling through the Classic Cage Match. After victories over Slayer's 'Raining Blood' and Metallica's 'Master of Puppets' with their song 'Peace Sells,' Megadeth just added to their win streak as their 1990 track 'Holy Wars … The Punishment Due' defeated Pantera's 'Domination.'

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David Ellefson Believes Next Megadeth Record Will Be Much Different Than ‘Super Collider’

Dave Ellefson
Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com

Fans and press alike have been more than critical when it comes to Megadeth’s latest release ‘Super Collider.’ Although the band stands by the disc, bassist David Ellefson recently shared some insight on what their next offering may hold.

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Megadeth’s Favorite Albums + Songs of 2013

Megadeth
Photo Credit: Jeremy Saffer

We've got yet another year-end list for you! To help round off the year with some expert opinions on 2013, we've got an exclusive from each member of Megadeth. That's right, Dave Mustaine, David Ellefson, Chris Broderick and Shawn Drover have all submitted their Top 5 albums or songs of 2013!

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Megadeth vs. Pantera – Classic Cage Match

Capitol/Atco
Capitol/Atco

Congrats to Megadeth, now a two-time winner in the Classic Cage Match. Their 1986 song 'Peace Sells' defeated two fellow legendary 1986 metal tracks -- first, Slayer's 'Raining Blood,' and then, Metallica's 'Master of Puppets.'

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Megadeth Go ‘Thrashing Through the Snow’ on Jimmy Kimmel Live!

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While it may be the season for ugly Christmas sweaters and all-star carol compilations, the metal community isn't best known for partaking in such holiday festivities. Megadeth changed all that last night during their appearance on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!,' debuting their new holiday disc ‘Thrashing Through the Snow: A Very Megadeth Christmas’ in a funny holiday skit.

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Anthrax, Megadeth + A Perfect Circle Members Form New Band Altitudes & Attitude

Frank Bello / David Ellefson
Kevin Winter, Getty Images

Musicians tend to shy away from the term "supergroup," but it's tough to find another word suitable for the talent that has come together for Altitudes & Attitude. The new band features Anthrax bassist Frank Bello, Megadeth bassist David Ellefson and A Perfect Circle drummer Jeff Friedl. Together, the musicians have cooked up a new EP, which will become available on Jan. 14.

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Megadeth vs. Metallica – Classic Cage Match

Megadeth vs Metallica Classic Cage Match
Capitol / MegaForce

Congrats to Megadeth, whose 'Peace Sells' bested Slayer's 'Raining Blood' in a battle of 1986 metal classics in our inaugural Classic Cage Match. Megadeth will now advance to face another familiar and legendary opponent.

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Megadeth Have Long Island Fans ‘Sweating Bullets’ With Forceful Performance

Liz Ramanand, Loudwire
Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

With 30 years of experience and 14 studio albums under their belts, Megadeth are undeniable thrash legends. So, when they came to Long Island, N.Y., on Tuesday night (Dec. 3), fans packed The Paramount Theater to see their metal heroes.

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Slayer vs. Megadeth – Classic Cage Match

Slayer vs Megadeth Classic Cage Match
Def Jam Recordings / Capitol

As the year winds down and fewer new songs hit the airwaves, we're forgoing our traditional Cage Match in favor of the Classic Cage Match! Here we pit two classic tracks that came out long before Loudwire ever started the Cage Match and see how they fare against each other. This first-ever Classic Cage Match features two songs off legendary 1986 metal albums.

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