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Megadeth Unveils Its 'Warchest'

9/20/2007 7:30pm EDT
Megadeth
-4-CD+DVD Box Set Is Armed With More Than 6 Hours of Megadeth's Best, Including 33 Previously Unreleased Audio and Video Tracks

Megadeth's Dave Mustaine and Capitol/EMI have collaborated to create and deploy the ultimate Megadeth boxed set: Warchest. The 4-CD+DVD collection features more than six hours of digitally remastered content, hand-selected by Mustaine, including 30 audio and video tracks making their global release debuts, and an additional three tracks that have never before been released in the U.S. Warchest's October 2 release caps Mustaine and Capitol/EMI's in-depth Mega...
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Celebrity Birthdays, September 13

9/13/2007 3:00am EDT
Fiona Apple
Happy Birthday to "Boy Meets World" actor Ben Savage (1980), singer Fiona Apple (1977), Rascal Flatts guitarist Joe Don Rooney (1975), Iced Earth singer Tim "Ripper" Owens (1967), sprinter Michael Johnson (1967), British drummer Zak Starkey (1965), Megadeth singer/guitarist Dave Mustaine (1961), jazz guitarist Joe Morris (1955), record producer Don Was (1952), actor Raymond O'Connor (1952), Village People 'cowboy' Randy Jones (1952), "Designing Women" actress Jean Smart (1951), "Gimme a Break" actress Nell Carter (1948; d. 2003), former Chicago singer Peter Cetera (1944), British actress Ja...
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Megadeth To Release 'That One Night: Live In Buenos Aires' Double Live CD Sept. 4

8/30/2007 8:30pm EDT
Megadeth
Megadeth And Image Entertainment will release That One Night: Live In Buenos Aires, a live double CD set on September 4, 2007. The companion to the gold-certified DVD of the same name that was released earlier this year, the CD set contains 22 tracks, including three--"Skin O' My Teeth," "Die Dead Enough" and "Angry Again"--not included on the DVD.

This show was filmed live at Obras Stadium in Buenos Aires, Argentina on October 9, 2005 before a rabid audience of over 25,000 fans. The disc features songs encompassing Megadeth's career, ranging from their 1986 album Peace Sells…But Who...
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Megadeth Unveils Its 'Warchest'

8/11/2007 7:00am EDT
Warchest
Megadeth's Dave Mustaine and Capitol/EMI have collaborated to create and deploy the ultimate Megadeth boxed set: "Warchest."

The 4-CD+DVD collection features more than six hours of digitally remastered content, hand-selected by Mustaine, including 30 audio and video tracks making their global release debuts, and an additional three tracks that have never before been released in the U.S.

"Warchest's" October 2 release caps Mustaine and Capitol/EMI's in-depth Megadeth catalog remastering and restoration campaign, which has encompassed the band's Capitol studio albums, while also add...
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Get Your Weekly Metal Dose With 'Rocknation' TV

4/8/2007 11:00am EDT
Judas Priest
Coming soon to a TV near you will be the weekly 30-minute metal program, 'Rocknation.' Put together by the Perris Records label, the program will air weekly Saturday night at midnight, and will feature only the best metal videos - of artists from other labels as well as on Perris. The show will be made available on both Time Warner and Comcast.

Cities confirmed thus far to carry 'Rocknation' include Houston, San Antonio, Austin, Tyler, Oklahoma City, Atlanta, and Omaha, with more to soon follow. The first artist to be featured on 'Rocknation' will be none other than the legendary vo...
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New Testament Hits Album, "The Spitfire Collection," Coming Feb. 13

1/7/2007 9:00am EST
Testament
Testament's classic late '80s/early '90s period has been well documented over the years by several compilations. However, the group's latter era has thus far slipped through the cracks as far as compilations go. In February, this will change, as The Spitfire Collection will be issued.

Consisting of tracks from such Spitfire/Testament titles as The Gathering, Demonic, Live at the Fillmore, First Strike Still Deadly, and Live in London, the fourteen track set chronicles an era that ultimately saw the original Testament reunite for a successful 2005 tour. As a result, The Spitfire Coll...
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'Gears of War' Ships to Select Retailers Today

11/7/2006 12:00pm EST
Gears of War
Hailed as the most-anticipated video game launch of 2006 and punctuated by incredible demand from gamers, Gears of War begins appearing in the first retail outlets today, with continued rollout to retailers worldwide. Microsoft Corp. forecasts that Gears of War, an exclusive title for the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system, is expected to sell more than 1 million copies worldwide this holiday season, setting a new mark for the fastest-selling original game for Xbox.

Starting now, gamers can run for cover and crush the enemy on their own, or take the season’s hottest action t...
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Celebrity Birthdays, September 13

9/13/2006 3:00am EDT
Fiona Apple
Happy Birthday to "Boy Meets World" actor Ben Savage (1980), singer Fiona Apple (1977), Rascal Flatts guitarist Joe Don Rooney (1975), Iced Earth singer Tim "Ripper" Owens (1967), sprinter Michael Johnson (1967), British drummer Zak Starkey (1965), Megadeth singer/guitarist Dave Mustaine (1961), jazz guitarist Joe Morris (1955), record producer Don Was (1952), actor Raymond O'Connor (1952), Village People 'cowboy' Randy Jones (1952), "Designing Women" actress Jean Smart (1951), "Gimme a Break" actress Nell Carter (1948; d. 2003), former Chicago singer Peter Cetera (1944), British actress Ja...
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'Arsenal of Megadeth' DVD Due

1/31/2006 12:47pm EST
Megadeth
Megadeth has teamed with Capitol Records/EMI Music Catalog Marketing to unleash Arsenal of Megadeth, a new comprehensive two-disc DVD collection available March 21. A visual career anthology containing 32 previously unreleased clips, Arsenal of Megadeth chronicles the rise and evolution of the band, providing fans with a heavy metal armory of music videos, interviews, home video shot by Megadeth's own Dave Mustaine and hidden tracks. Clocking in at almost three hours, Arsenal of Megadeth's tracklist was personally compiled by Mustaine, ensuring the ultimate head-hammering Megadeth experie...
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