Guitarist Scott Ian said: "I'd like to say thanks. It's a great honour to be included in the Hall Of Fame with KISS and Metallica and all of the other bands."
Megadeth is headed to the high seas with the announcement of their first-ever Megacruise, along with Anthrax, Testament, Corrosion of Conformity and more on 13 October 2019
Dave Mustaine and company promise fans they will be "thrashing through the Pacific" next year.
The special anniversary package was helmed by the band’s drummer and long-time archivist Charlie Benante.
"We want to assure our fans that we’ll get to as many places around the world as possible", says Kerry King.
The Texas-born musician formed Pantera alongside his brother, guitar virtuoso "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott, and bassist Rex Brown in 1981.
The thrash metal icons embark on the European leg of their Farewell Tour with Anthrax and Obituary also on the bill.
Marilyn Manson and Judas Priest are among the big names nominated for gongs at the 16th Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards in London this June.
From Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine to Metallica’s James Hetfield, and many more, the inventors – and survivors – of thrash metal share their war stories.
Thrash icons Slayer have announced additional dates for their much-publicised final tour of North America during the summer of 2018
Watch thrash metal icons Slayer discuss the early days of their remarkable 37-year career in a new video documentary shared online
Legendary death metallers Slayer have announced they will make their exit after playing one final world tour after a career spanning four decades
Anthrax and Killswitch Engage have announced their second North American co-headlining tour for 2018, known as the KillThrax II tour
Anthrax vocalist Joey Belladonna delighted fans by singing the US National Anthem at an NFL pre-season game in Buffalo, New York
Anthrax singer Joey Belladonna has said in a recent interview that is is "in favour" of more shows with Megadeth, Metallica and Slayer
From the "Big 4" of thrash to legacy acts like Iron Maiden, Thin Lizzy and Judas Priest, which heavy metal bands belong in the Rock and Rock Hall of Fame?