Megadeth mastermind Dave Mustaine has attempted to crush floating rumours underfoot, specifically speculation that his band are the anonymous outfit to whom Slayer frontman Tom Araya was referring when he explained that “one particular band” was preventing more Big Four shows. “It’s not the politics between bands; it’s the politics of character in one particular
Slayer frontman Tom Araya has elaborated on the reasons behind long-time drummer Dave Lombardo‘s departure from the band earlier this year. Previous reports indicated a pay dispute before the band were set to play Soundwave Festival saw him fired from the group. “That whole issue came down to this: Dave had been jamming with us
Slayer frontman Tom Araya believes it’s “exciting” to have Jon Dette rejoin the band as their fill-in drummer for their Australian shows. Speaking to Christina Rowatt for Soundwave TV, Araya shed more light on the band’s decision to recruit Dette for the shows following Dave Lombado’s removal from the tour over an alleged pay dispute.