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Country: USA
Label: Tradecraft

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Formed in: 1983
Hiatus: 2002-2004

1983-1993 Thrash metal
1992-1998 Heavy metal
1997-1999 Hard rock
2000- Heavy metal
2009- Thrash metal

Line-up

Current members:
1983-  Dave Mustaine - guitars, vocals
1983-2002  David Warren Ellefson - bass, backing vocals
› 2010-  -//-
2015-  Kiko Loureiro - guitars
Former musicians:
1983  Dijon Carruthers - drums
1983-1984  Greg Handevidt - guitars
1983-1984  Lee Rausch - drums
1984-1987  Christopher "Chris" Poland - guitars
1984-1987  Gar Samuelson - drums
1987-1988  Jeff Young - guitars
1987-1988  Chuck Behler - drums
1989-1990  Jay Reynolds - guitars
1989-1998  Nick Menza - drums, backing vocals
1990-2000  Marty Friedman - guitars, backing vocals
1998-2002  Jimmy DeGrasso - drums
2000-2002  Al Pitrelli - guitars
2004-2006  James MacDonough - bass
2004-2008  Glen Drover - guitars
2004-2014  Shawn Drover - drums
2006-2010  James LoMenzo - bass
2008-2014  Chris Broderick - guitars
Studio musicians:
2004  Jimmy Lee Sloas - bass
2004  Vinnie Colaiuta - drums
2004  Christopher "Chris" Poland - guitars
2016  Chris Adler - drums
Live musicians:
1984  Kerry King - guitars
1985  Mike Albert - guitars
Guest musicians:
1988  Steve Jones - guitars
2007  Cristina Scabbia - vocals
2007  Axel Mackenrott - keyboards
2009  Mark Newby-Robson - keyboards
2009  Chris Rodriguez - backing vocals
2009  Chris Clancy - backing vocals
2013  David Michael Draiman - vocals

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CD & EP / Other releases / Videos

1985 | 7.8 Killing Is My Business... And Business Is Good!
1986 | 8.8 Peace Sells... But Who's Buying?
1988 | 8 So Far, So Good... So What?
1989 | 7.5 No More Mr. Nice Guy [Split] [EP]
1990 | 9.2 Rust In Peace
1991 | 8.6 Maximum Megadeth [EP]
1992 | 8.6 Countdown To Extinction
1993 | 8.2 Limited Edition! Megadeth Live [EP]
1994 | 8.2 Youthanasia
1997 | 7.5 Cryptic Writings
1998 | 7.1 Cryptic Sounds (No Voices In Your Head) [EP]
1999 | 5.4 Risk
2001 | 6.7 The World Needs A Hero
2004 | 7.7 The System Has Failed
2007 | 7.6 United Abominations
2009 | 8.3 Endgame
2011 | 7.2 Th1rt3en
2013 | 5.7 Super Collider
2016 | 7.9 Dystopia
 
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Photo galleries

28.06.2012 Megadeth - Rock Café, Tallinn, Estonia, 28.06.2012 by Ivor
15.06.2012 Hellfest 2012 - Day 1: Friday by Promonex
16.04.2011 "Megadeth" - Tel-Aviv, Israel, 16 April 2011 by skawoker
13.02.2009 Judas Priest - Sheffield, England, 13th February 2009 by Baz Anderson
22.06.2007 Hellfest Summer Open Air - Clisson, France, 22nd-24th June 2007 by Baz Anderson
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Megadeth


News / Concerts / Interviews

News
07.01.2016 Megadeth - Streaming New Album Title Track
12.12.2015 Megadeth - Release New Animated Video
07.12.2015 Megadeth - To Tour With Suicidal Tendencies, Children Of Bodom & Havok
26.11.2015 Megadeth - Stream New Song
05.11.2015 Megadeth - Contemplated Re-Recording Debut Album With Current Lineup
03.10.2015 Megadeth - New Album On The Way, New Song Online
 
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Interviews
04.08.2008 with Dave Mustaine [Vocals, guitars]
Articles
20.09.2013 Iron Maiden And Wintersun - Two Days, Two Concerts
02.07.2012 My Conversations With Megadeth (Rock Cafe, Tallinn, Estonia, 28.06)

Concerts
20.02.2016 USA, Dallas, TX
21.02.2016 USA, Houston, TX
23.02.2016 USA, Denver, CO
24.02.2016 USA, Salt Lake City, UT (1)
26.02.2016 USA, Las Vegas, NV
27.02.2016 USA, Phoenix, AZ
28.02.2016 USA, Los Angeles, CA (2)
29.02.2016 USA, San Francisco, CA (1)
02.03.2016 USA, Honolulu, HI
03.03.2016 USA, Honolulu, HI
05.03.2016 CAN, Penticton, BC
06.03.2016 CAN, Calgary, AB
08.03.2016 CAN, Dawson Creek, BC
09.03.2016 CAN, Edmonton, AB
10.03.2016 CAN, Moose Jaw, SK
13.03.2016 USA, Chicago, IL
15.03.2016 USA, Niagara Falls, NY
16.03.2016 USA, New York, NY
17.03.2016 USA, New York, NY
19.03.2016 USA, Bethlehem, PA
20.03.2016 USA, Philadelphia, PA (1)
21.03.2016 USA, Boston, MA (2)
23.03.2016 USA, Bangor, ME
24.03.2016 CAN, Quebec City, QC
26.03.2016 USA, Sioux Falls, SD
07.05.2016 USA, Concord, NC - Carolina Rebellion 2016 (1)
27.05.2016 USA, Pryor, OK - Rocklahoma 2016
04.06.2016 NED, Nijmegen - Fortarock 2016 (4)
07.06.2016 POL, Łódź - Power Festival 2016
10.06.2016 FRA, Paris - Download Festival 2016 - Paris (2)
11.06.2016 GBR, Castle Donington - Download Festival 2016 (1)
14.06.2016 NED, Groningen (1)
15.06.2016 SUI, Basel
16.06.2016 LUX, Esch-sur-Alzette
19.06.2016 FRA, Clisson - Hellfest Open Air 2016 (2)
17.06.2016 BEL, Dessel - Graspop Metal Meeting 2016 (5)
25.06.2016 NOR, Halden - Tons Of Rock 2016

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