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Canadian Carnage (Megadeth / Slayer / Machine Head / Suicide Silence) – Vancouver – June 24th, 2009

June 25th, 2009

Canadian Carnage

feat. Megadeth / Slayer / Machine Head / Suicide Silence

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

General Motors Place

Vancouver, BC  Canada

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***Live Review & All Photos By Lord of The Wasteland


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Gigantour Live In Vancouver – May 16, 2008

July 21st, 2008

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***Live Review & All Photos By Lord of The Wasteland


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MEGADETH – James Lomenzo

May 8th, 2008

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JAMES LOMENZO

Brooklyn born James Lomenzo started his musician career in the late 70’s. His first bands included such names as Empty Sky, Clockwork and Rondinelli but it wasn’t until 1984 before he found big success after joining hard rock band White Lion. PRIDE was released in 1987 and with the help of hit singles “Wait” and “When Children Cry” it sold over two million copies in U.S alone. That band did huge tours opening for names like Aerosmith, Ozzy and AC/DC and they were on the top of their game. Ironically named BIG GAME came out two years later but although it failed to reach its predecessor sales, it still went to gold. The last White Lion album MAIN ATTRACTION was released in 1991 but its sales figures stayed proportionally low. James and drummer Greg D’Angelo left the soon to be disbanded group in 1991. James’s following years included touring with former KISS guitarist Ace Frehley and forming a brand new band called Pride and Glory together with Ozzy guitarist Zakk Wylde and drummer Brian Tichy. Unfortunately, that band didn’t last too long and they split up after just one album which was released in 1994. James and Brian Tichy continued working together and joined Slash’s Snakepit -touring in 1995. Few years later James joined David Lee Roth’s band and recorded the album DIAMOND DAVE with him. In 2004 Zakk Wylde asked James to join his Black Label Society and James agreed. HANGOVER MUSIC VOL 4 came out soon and although James briefly split again with Zakk, he soon returned and another album MAFIA came out in 2005. Later, on the same year, James decided to leave Black Label Society for the last time and try to find some new challenges.  It wasn’t too long before it was announced that James was chosen as new bassist for legendary thrash metal band Megadeth. James played his first show with the band in March 2006 in Dubai. UNITED ABOMINATIONS was released in May of 2007 and since its release band has been more or a less constantly on tour across the world. Band started their European leg of the tour on last February from Helsinki and then we were able to sit down with James and talk about various topics including the current state of Megadeth, James’s work with some of his former bands as well as about many other interesting things…

    

INTERVIEW BY MARKO SYRJÄLÄ AND LUXI LAHTINEN

LIVE PICTURES BY MARKO SYRJÄLÄ

TRANSCRIPTION BY NICLAS LINDSTRAD

 

 

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Megadeth / Job For A Cowboy / Evile – Brixton Academy, London

February 28th, 2008

MEGADETH

Gigantour UK 2008

with Job For A Cowboy and Evile

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Brixton Academy

24th February 2008

All live pics and review by HannTu

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Trans-Siberian Orchestra Live In Vancouver: Nov. 30, 2007

January 3rd, 2008


Friday, November 30, 2007
General Motors Place
Vancouver, BC  Canada

 

***Live Review By Lord of The Wasteland

(***NOTE: Photo approval was not granted for this show)

 


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SAUNA OPEN AIR METAL FESTIVAL, TAMPERE, FINLAND 7. – 9.6.2007

July 4th, 2007

Report and pics by Luxi Lahtinen & Niko Karppinen

Sauna Open Air Metal Festival 2007 entertained approximately 22,000 metal warriors within 3 hot and sunny days. Almost 10,000 people appeared on Saturday, 8th of June, which was undoubtedly the biggest day of the festival thanks to both Dimmu Borgir´s and Type O Negative´s attendance. The Sauna Open Air Metal Festival opened its gates for metalheads for the 4th time in the whole history of this well-organized festival. The settings were probably the best so far for a great, all-aged, metallic event. At least the four main headlining acts that were booked to Sauna 2007 – Megadeth, Dimmu Borgir, Type O Negative and Heaven & Hell – placed four unbeatable aces on the table. It seemed that the impossible had a splendid chance to become possible… and that´s – what I believe, happened eventually.

Two curiosities – and let’s even say, somewhat relatively experienced reporters from Metal-Rules.com – crept through the gates of Sauna Open Air Metal Festival, and the following honest observations were made on the happenings during this metallic feast…


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Megadeth – The Astoria, London

June 18th, 2007

Megadeth
The Astoria, London, UK
16th June 2007

All live pics and review by HannTu

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Marty Friedman with Area 54

April 10th, 2007

Area 54 / Marty Friedman
The Underworld, Camden, London, England

2nd April 2007

Review and pics by HannTu

 

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Heaven and Hell / Megadeth / Down Live In Vancouver: March 11, 2007

March 25th, 2007

Heaven and Hell/Megadeth/Down
Sunday, March 11, 2007
Pacific Coliseum
Vancouver, BC  Canada

 

***Review and all live photos by Lord of The Wasteland


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Shawn Drover of Eidolon

August 7th, 2006


Shawn Drover of Eidolon
Interviewed by Anders Sandvall

Thanks to Lars Chriss at Escapi Music Group for setting up the interview.
Promo pictures provided by Escapi Music Group

Recently I hooked up with one of the Drover brothers, drummer Shawn Drover, to talk about their band Eidolon that just released a new album. In the interview we talk about Eidolon’s past, present, and future. Besides playing in Eidolon, both brothers are also busy members in Megadeth.

 

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Sauna Open Air Metal Festival, Tampere, Finland, 9th-11th of June 2005

July 31st, 2005


Intro/outro by Luxi ?got-some-tan? Lahtinen

Relentless commentary, bullshitting, teeth-gnashing, headaches, photographing, documenting of all kinds, etc. by Luxi ?show-no-fucking-mercy? Lahtinen & Niko ?metal-up-yer-fucking-ass? Karppinen

Sauna Open Air Metal -festival was held for the 2nd time in its entire history ? and this year the organizers of the festival had succeeded to book 3 internationally big names for the festival to headline each of the 3 days; Slayer, Megadeth and Dio; not to forget the Swedish Pain either as the fourth international band for the festival. Last year was a real success for the festival organizers already, bringing approx. 6000 metal fans to the venue for one day to enjoy such bands as Lordi, Finntroll, Children of Bodom, Thunderstone, etc. ? and of course the festival?s biggest name Nightwish.

This year nearly 7000 Metal fans gathered together with each of the 3 days being nearly sold-out or completely sold-out. So from an attendance point of view there?s undoubtedly going to be a continuation of this festival for the next year at leas and that?s what all Metal fans hope for, that?s for sure.

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Megadeth live in Stockholm 2005

March 9th, 2005

Megadeth in Stockholm, Sweden

Feb 15th, 2005 

Review by Marko Syrjala and Jarno Huovila

Pictures by Marko Syrjala

In 2004, just as the sparkle of hope glowed dim, Dave Mustaine struck back with the excellent new album ‘The System Has Failed’, which especially after the less than stellar ‘The World Needs A Hero’ release, was a most welcome return to the high standard of song writing that we’ve come to expect from Dave. After the album release Mustaine surprisingly announced that the forth coming tour will be definitely be their last ever. Now they are now midst of their farewell tour called "Blackmail The Universe" and we were lucky to witness bands brilliant performance in Stockholm. 

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Megadeth / Exodus Live In Vancouver Friday, November 26, 2004

December 9th, 2004

Megadeth/Exodus

Friday, November 26, 2004

The Commodore Ballroom

Vancouver, BC  Canada

Live Review & All Photos By Lord of the Wasteland

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