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  1. Megadeth is an American heavy metal band from Los Angeles, California, formed in 1983.
  2. Megadeth is known for its distinctive instrumental style, often featuring dense, intricate passages and trade off guitar solos.
  3. Megadeth is not, nor have they ever been, Speed metal.
  4. In 1986, Megadeth were asked to open for Alice Cooper for dates on his US tour.


  1. Let's hope this is the start of a new golden era of Megadeth.


  1. After seeing Samuelson perform live with Megadeth, Poland went backstage and suggested an impromptu audition as a lead guitarist.
  2. Aria featured former Danger Danger and then future Megadeth lead guitarist Al Pitrelli once again who would leave Asia during the short Aria tour.


  1. I've always loved how Megadeth has multiple solos throughout their songs.

June 2006

  1. Wisdom89 19:45, 30 June 2006 (UTC) Megadeth is not a speed metal band.

Original Drummer

  1. Gar Samuelson was the original drummer for Megadeth.

David Ellefson

  1. David Ellefson is a bass guitar player, and a former member of the thrash metal band Megadeth.


  1. The album was co-produced by Dan and thrash specialist Randy Burns (Megadeth, Possessed).


  1. launched that year and in June, the reformed Misfits opened for the band on tour.


  1. In 1984, Poland's bandmate from the New Yorkers, Gar Samuelson, became the drummer of thrash metal band Megadeth.
  2. Shawn Drover is the drummer with the band Megadeth & Eidolon.


  1. Little is known about Samuelson before he joined Megadeth.


  1. I think it's way more important to get "metalheads" to realize that bands like Machine Head and Pantera aren't thrash rather than Megadeth.

Dave Mustaine

  1. That Dave Mustaine and David Ellefson of Megadeth are thanked on the inner sleeve of the Haunting the Chapel EP.

Suicidal Tendencies

  1. Lee Ving has also sung for the band MD.45, which also featured Dave Mustaine of Megadeth and Jimmy DeGrasso of Suicidal Tendencies.


  1. Mike Clark joined a band called Creeper, while Jimmy DeGrasso joined Dave Mustaine 's side project MD.45, and eventually replaced Nick Menza in Megadeth.
  2. Chris Broderick (Born 1970) is the current lead guitarist for the band Megadeth.
  3. Mustaine was later fired due to problems with alcoholism and drug addiction - he went on to form the band Megadeth.

Iron Maiden

  1. Dave Baksh also stated that the band will have their own mascot much like Iron Maiden with Eddie the Head and Megadeth with Vic Rattlehead.


  1. In January 2010, Megadeth was set to embark on the "American Carnage" tour with Slayer and Testament, both giants of the thrash and heavy metal scene.
  2. Slayer returned as a live act in September 1990 to co-headline the European Clash of the Titans tour with Megadeth, Suicidal Tendencies, and Testament.
  3. This style of headbanging is used by Kerry King of Slayer, former Opeth guitarist Peter Lindgren, and Dave Mustaine of Megadeth.


  1. After the glam side of metal started to end, bands like Metallica, Iron Maiden, Slayer, Megadeth, and Anthrax returned to the original metal scene.
  2. In the 1980s bands such as Metallica, Iron Maiden, Slayer, Megadeth, and Anthrax continued the popularity of the style.
  3. Dave Mustaine formed Megadeth after his adventure in Metallica.


  1. Mustaine asked him to join Megadeth in 1998 as drummer and continue the band's Cryptic Writings Tour.
  2. Jimmy DeGrasso, who Mustaine had enjoyed playing with in MD.45, joined Megadeth in his place.
  3. Glen Drover (2004 - 2008) Amazingly, Mustaine made a full recovery from his injury and Megadeth made a comeback with a completely new line-up.


  1. The "Big Four" bands of thrash metal are Anthrax, Megadeth, Metallica and Slayer, who simultaneously created and popularized the genre in the early 1980s.
  2. The band is credited as one of the “Big Four” of thrash metal, along with Metallica, Anthrax and Megadeth.
  3. The "big four" of thrash metal (the American groups Anthrax, Megadeth, Slayer and Metallica) proved that extreme metal was a commercially viable force.


  1. Mustaine
  2. Metallica
  3. Culture > Arts > Music > Slayer
  4. Animals > Cows > Cattle > Anthrax
  5. Big Four


Dave Mustaine
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