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How did they become ‘The Big 4?’

August 13, 2012

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If you don’t already know, the answer is simple.  All four bands, (Metallica, Megadeth, Slayer, Anthrax) started around the same time (between 1981 and 1983), and got popular together.  Metallica was for sure the biggest, having had more of an impact right out of the gate with “Kill ‘Em All”; their debut in ’83.  Thrash […]

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Megadeth

March 18, 2012

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Megadeth (Los Angeles, California)                    After Megadeth frontman/guitarist/main songwriter, Dave Mustaine, was kicked out of Metallica in 1983, and after helping write songs for Metallica’s “Kill ‘Em All” record, he immediately formed Megadeth, and in 1985 came out with “Killing is my business… and business is good.” It was […]

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