Tag Archives: Nick Menza

Dave Mustaine talks new Megadeth album, latest lineup changes

Posted by on May 14, 2015

In a recent and lengthy interview for Rolling Stone, Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine goes in depth about the new upcoming album and the direction he’s targeting to take the band all along: Over the years we’ve always said, “We’re going back to our roots.” But the naysayers, they just want Rust in Peace 20 times, which […]

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Nick Menza says Dave Mustaine is ripping him off

Posted by on May 1, 2015

Former Megadeth drummer Nick Menza is airing more dirty laundry; first he spoke about the “very unfair deal,” he got to rejoin the band for an almost-Rust In Peace-era line-up, and now he’s accusing Dave Mustaine of ripping him off for his, “publishing royalties.” Said Menza on his Facebook page: To: Dave Mustaine in regards to my publishing royalties. I find it very […]

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Megadeth offered Nick Menza a bad deal, Rust in Peace lineup almost happened

Posted by on April 7, 2015

Since Shawn Drover left Megadeth back in late November of last year, Nick Menza’s name has come up pretty often. Menza claims he was the mystery drummer in that footage that came out back in December,  and at this year’s NAMM event in Anaheim, CA, Menza was even quoted saying, “it’ll be final when it’s final.” But then it wasn’t final. According […]

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Megadeth bassist David Ellefson more or less shuts down reunion rumors

Posted by on March 18, 2015

Well, it sure seemed like a good idea while it lasted. Megadeth’s Rust In Peace is a fan favorite, not just because of the songs, but the stellar lineup of guitarist Marty Friedman and drummer Nick Menza alongside Dave Mustaine and David Ellefson. And while there was a short-lived hope that the the Daves might try […]

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Is Chris Adler recording drums for Megadeth’s new album?

Posted by on March 15, 2015

Well, guess we can rule out the Rust In Peace era of Megadeth reuniting anytime soon. A new rumor has been making its way around the web that Megadeth has tapped drummer Chris Adler to play drums on its forthcoming album. The same rumor also suggests that Kiko Loureiro of Brazilian metal band Angra has […]

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Headbangers Brawl: Do we care who else is in Megadeth?

Posted by on January 30, 2015

Headbangers’ Brawl is a weekly column where Metal Insider’s contributors take a moment to debate and analyze two opposing sides of a topical issue occurring in the world of metal and/or the music industry. By now everyone’s caught up to date regarding Megadeth’s recent shakeup in its lineup, all the while rumors continue to escalate that the beloved […]

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Dave Mustaine not making radio songs, says other members weren’t what fans want

Posted by on January 30, 2015

[youtube]http://youtu.be/2VsgbfndciI[/youtube] Megadeth master-mind Dave Mustaine gave some details to Full Metal Jackie about the recording process for a new album, and it sounds like good news for die-hard ‘Deth fans. Video of the interview can be seen above, but here’s some of what Mustaine had to say: “I’m going in the studio March 2 no matter what. And […]

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Nick Menza gives vague update about Megadeth reunion

Posted by on January 28, 2015

At a recent NAMM appearance in Anaheim, CA, former Megadeth drummer Nick Menza had quite a few intriguing things to say about a possible reunion with Dave Mustaine, which would bring back 3/4th’s of the Rust in Peace-era line-up. As reported by Examiner, when asked if he’s been in touch with the Megadeth camp, Menza said, “it’ll […]

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Does Megadeth have a new drummer already?

Posted by on December 12, 2014

[youtube]http://youtu.be/ae0iRUAZi68[/youtube] Yesterday, some guy uploaded some footage of a drummer with a caption claiming it was the “new drummer of Megadeth.” It probably  isn’t the first person to upload a video to say they were replacing Shawn Drover. However, the person that uploaded it was Justis Mustaine, Dave’s son, and David Ellefson was in the […]

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Are Megadeth reuniting the ‘Rust in Peace’ lineup?

Posted by on December 1, 2014

Last week was an insane one in the Megadeth camp. While the heartbreaking news that the remains of Dave Mustaine’s mother-in-law were found likely brought some closure to Mustaine’s family, it was announced earlier in the week that both guitarist Chris Broderick and drummer Shawn Drover had exited the band. That leaves two prime spots open […]

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