2003 – Norwegian death Metal group, “Mayhem,”… Read more

2003 – Norwegian death Metal group, “Mayhem,”…

2003 – Norwegian death Metal group, “Mayhem,” send a sheep’s head flying into the audience in Oslo injuring an audience member fracturing his skull. Quoted later as saying, “My relationship to sheep is a bit ambivalent now. I like them, but not when they come flying through the air.” Biography Early years (1984–1987) During 1986, […]

2001 – Insisting the imagery the band uses _ speci… Read more

2001 – Insisting the imagery the band uses _ speci…

2001 – Insisting the imagery the band uses _ specifically its skeleton mascot “Vic Rattlehead” _ is unsuitable for the nation’s youth, Malaysian authorities ban veteran metal act Megadeth from performing in the country. The band planned to perform Aug. 2 at the Warp Club in the country’s capital city, Kuala Lumpur, in support of […]

1999 – Eric Clapton parts with 100 of his guitars … Read more

1999 – Eric Clapton parts with 100 of his guitars …

1999 – Eric Clapton parts with 100 of his guitars and generates over $5 million for his Crossroads Centre at Antigua, and alcohol and drug-dependency treatment center in the West Indies. Among the stringed beauties auctioned off is “Brownie,” a 1956 sunburst Fender upon which he recorded his hit “Layla”; the instrument goes for a […]