Dave Mustaine

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    November 12, 2014

    Screeching Weasel Singer Challenges CM Punk To Punch Women Like He Did

    I've never had an interest in Screeching Weasel, as I don't listen to punk music that comes off like it was meant to be the soundtrack of a straight-to-video film about kids rollerblading in a shopping-mall parking garage. I listened to Boogadaboogadaboogada! a few times (primarily just so I could s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2014

    Why Everyone's Streaming Music and Everybody's Happy

    By Reed Fisher Remember the first time you listened to music using a computer? This is a moot question for people under the age of twenty. I was at a friend's house sometime in the mid '90s. He loaded a program called Winamp on his computer, and played one of a dozen or so MP3 files he had. It was ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2013

    Six Reasons Why Metallica is Better than Megadeth

    My interview with Megadeth last week didn't go too well. The honorable thing to do would be to admit that I was in the wrong, and should have been better prepared. Or I could spell out a number of reasons why I'm not a total unprofessional screw-up, therefore justifying myself to an audience that la ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2013

    I Pissed Off Megadeth This Week, My (Former) Favorite Band

    When I began interviewing bands eight years ago, my ultimate goal was to interview one person: Dave Mustaine from Megadeth, my favorite band since I was thirteen years old. Sitting in front of my parents' computer and ruining my ears through a pair of oversize headphones, I listened and loved Mustai ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2013

    Iron Maiden and Megadeth at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, 9/8/13

    There's really no other band in the world quite like Iron Maiden. With no real number-one hits or mainstream success in its almost 40-year history, the band has still managed to influence practically every rock band that exists and become one of the most enormous musical acts on the face of the Eart ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2013

    Megadeth's Dave Mustaine: Believe It or Not, He's a Humanitarian

    By Jason Roche On classic albums such as Peace Sells...But Who's Buying? and Rust in Peace, Megadeth leader Dave Mustaine explored themes such as citizen apathy and Big Brother government. These themes are also in play more than two decades later on Megadeth's newest album, Super Collider, out las ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2013

    Baroness Interview Outtakes, Footage of St. Louisan Nick Jost's First Practice with the Band

    Recently, I interviewed John Baizley from Baroness. As a long-time fan of both Baroness and Baizley's artwork, I must admit I was a little nervous calling him up at 9:30 in the morning to ask him about the tough times and changes he and his band had just been through. With my brain still half asleep ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2012

    A Few Things to Know Before Venturing to This Weekend's Pointfest

    Ah, Pointfest. It's the time every summer when rock enthusiasts from all around the St. Louis area can gather at beautiful Verizon Wireless Amphitheater to watch a seemingly endless stream of bands. With groups spanning all areas of the mainstream rock spectrum, it's not too much of a stretch to say ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2012

    Megadeth Rocker Elaborates About His Love for Mini-Horse

    When metal demigod Dave Mustaine isn't raising eyebrows with his kind words about GOP presidential hopeful Rick Santorum, he's usually melting faces as the frontman for Megadeth. With so many years of rocking under his proverbial belt, Mustaine is entitled to some of the finer things in life. But a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2012

    The Ten Biggest Presidential Endorsements by Musicians in the 2012 Campaign

    Megadeth rocker Dave Mustaine raised a few collective eyebrows this week when he endorsed former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum's bourgeoning presidential bid. The former Pennsylvania senator has been gaining steam as of late after prevailing in a trio of February contests, including Missouri's non-bindin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2009

    Interview Outtakes: Hatebreed's Jamey Jasta

    Hatebreed, with Jamey Jasta in the middle.​In this week's issue, D.X. Ferris chats with Hatebreed frontman Jamey Jasta, who just might be one of the nicest dudes in rock. The Connecticut metallic hardcore band plays at Pop's tonight with Born of Osiris, Unearth, Cannibal Corpse and Hate Eterna ... More >>

  • Music

    December 2, 2009


    6 p.m. Sunday, December 6. Pop's, 401 Monsanto Avenue, Sauget, Illinois.

  • News

    December 21, 2005

    Heady Metal

    In 2005, longhairs got more progressive than ever

  • Yearend

    December 22, 2004

    Up From the Underworld

    This year, blood-soaked extreme metal took its rightful place in the world of heavy music.