MEGADETH’s DAVE MUSTAINE Returns to All-Metal Streaming Radio Station GIMME METAL
Dave Mustainethe Grammy Award-winning guitarist, lead singer, songwriter and founding member of a legendary band MEGADETHamounts to give me metalthe only 24/7 all-metal streaming radio station as a hugely popular DJ and sound host “The Dave Mustaine Show”. Its next episode is scheduled to air at 12:00 p.m. PT / 3:00 p.m. ET on Thursday, August 25, with a new show to air at that time each Thursday to follow.
During each segment of “The Dave Mustaine Show”, the ancestor of thrash metal will showcase the music that inspired and influenced him as a musician, while entertaining listeners with his extensive knowledge of the genre, years of war stories on the road and personal anecdotes about the artists, producers and various celebrities he met throughout his illustrious career. Fans can join the chat and talk directly with Mustaine during his shows by joining The Brigade for $4.99 a month at gimmemetal.com.
comments Mustaine: “I’ve always wanted to make radio strictly my show, my songs, my way. give me the radio allows me to play what I want to play and say what I want to say…no restrictions.
The return of “The Dave Mustaine Show” comes before the release of MEGADETHthe anticipated sixteenth studio album from, “The sick, the dying… and the dead!which is scheduled for release on September 2 via UMe. “The sick, the dying… and the dead! consolidates a furious return to form started with the grammys-winner “Dystopia” while pushing forward musically and scoring Mustainerecent triumph over throat cancer. The disc features ultra-frenzied riffing, extremely complex solos and the adventurous spirit for which the quartet is known, all embellished with a characteristic virtuosity and precision and Mustainesingular sardonic growl. This album brings together all the crushing musical motifs that have made MEGADETH both repeat metal disrupters and revered standard-bearers of the genre.
Metal is among the most popular musical genres in the world, with one of the most dedicated and passionate fanbases. Despite this fact, music services have largely ignored metal and its variety of subgenres in favor of mainstream music and computer-generated playlists. In the process, these services promote the same artists and the same albums; they have become homogeneous and resemble commercial radio. They leave music fans outside the mainstream without a way to discover exciting new artists in the genres they love.
give me metal is different. He plays metal exclusively and is focused on building a community of energetic and connected metalheads from around the world. By calling on the expertise of DJs like Mustaine, give me metal listeners are treated to the stories and context that bring the music to life and make it possible to discover new bands.
Since give me metal‘s launched in 2017, it has become metal fans’ premier destination for music discovery and community. Because the service focuses solely on metal, it has during this time forged close alliances with metal labels, media, and fans in the United States and beyond. Now, with the return of Mustaine to their DJ list, give me metal will continue to reach millions of metal fans around the world.
“It’s amazing to think that the guy behind “Killing is my business” and “Peace sells” and the killer record “Dystopia”a guy who basically invented the thrash genre, is back on give me metal,” says give me metal co-founder and CEO Tyler Lenane. “We got a glimpse of what David likes to talk about his past shows and has heard many of his stories – and we know our listeners and his fans are going to be blown away that he’s back with even more chronicles. This show should not be missed by any metal fan.
give me metal is a free downloadable mobile application on iOS and Android, available in the App Store. Now it’s easier than ever for metal fans to listen to the best in extreme music and connect with other metalheads around the world. Free app gives listeners a more convenient way to listen give me metal on the move and by car. Through the app, fans can listen to their favorite DJ’s shows, buy a vinyl copy of anything the DJ plays, add records to their wishlist for later purchase, and participate in the Give me chat to communicate directly with DJs, artists and other fans — and they can headbang 24/7!
Don’t miss the new episodes of “The Dave Mustaine Show” every Thursday at 12:00 p.m. PT / 3:00 p.m. ET, available only through the give me metal application and on gimmemetal.com.