MEGADETH – Roy Wilkins Auditorium, St. Paul, MN

MEGADETH – Roy Wilkins Auditorium, St. Paul, MN

A titan in Metal and my favorite Birther, Dave Mustaine, came to Saint Paul with his band Megadeth. In support of 2016’s magnificent record Dystopia, Megadeth is wrapping up its North American dates with a swing through Roy Wilkins Auditorium.  With him, in what has become almost an annoyance, are 4 support acts.  Almost like a traveling mini-fest.  Fests, even of the mini ilk, don’t work well on a weeknight. When I first saw the…

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Metallica Discussion – Ep254

Metallica Discussion – Ep254

Joshua Toomey from Talk Toomey podcast joins the guys this week for Metallica Discussion; 2 hours-plus of talk about the band’s 9 official studio albums as well as their history. Formed in 1981 in Los Angeles, Metallica would eventually solidify their original lineup of James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Dave Mustaine, and Cliff Burton. The band would then move north to the Bay Area, sign a recording contract with Megaforce Records, fire Dave Mustaine, hire Kirk…

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Album Review: Megadeth – Dystopia

Album Review: Megadeth – Dystopia

I’m told that Dystopia is an imagined place or state in which everything is unpleasant or bad, typically a totalitarian or environmentally degraded one.  Something tells me Dave has been there before. If my math is correct Megadeth are set to release their 15th studio album on January 22nd and guess what?  It’s called Dystopia.  After a few records that seemed to be done in an effort to promote head scratching, Dave Mustaine and Megadeth came back…

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