Heavy Metal Band’s Name Etymologies

Heavy Metal Band’s Name Etymologies AC/DC Malcolm and Angus Young developed the idea for the band’s name after their sister seeing “AC/DC” on an electric sewing machine,” why not AC/DC”. Misfits The band was named after a motion picture released in 1961 entitled The Misfits. The Misfits’ skull logo was derived from the villain of […]

Megadeth – Cryptic Writings

Megadeth – Cryptic Writings Cryptic Writings is the seventh studio album by American thrash metal band Megadeth. Released on June 17, 1997, it was the band’s last studio album to feature drummer Nick Menza. His departure would mark the end of the band’s longest lasting lineup to date, having recorded four studio albums. The album […]

Megadeth – Youthanasia

Megadeth – Youthanasia Youthanasia is the sixth studio album by American thrash metal band Megadeth, released on November 1, 1994. The album is not a large stylistic departure from the band’s earlier recordings; however it marked the continuing evolution of Megadeth, following the footsteps of the previous album Countdown to Extinction (1992). The album’s title […]

Megadeth – Rust in Peace

Megadeth – Rust in Peace Rust in Peace is the fourth studio album by the American thrash metal band Megadeth, released on September 24, 1990. Following the departure of band members Jeff Young and Chuck Behler in 1989, Rust in Peace was the first album to feature guitarist Marty Friedman and drummer Nick Menza. Rust […]