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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 Ellefson - bass, backing vocals
› 2010-  -//-
2015-  Kiko Loureiro - guitars
Former musicians:
1983  Dijon Carruthers - drums
1983-1984  Lee Rausch - drums
1983-1984  Greg Handevidt - guitars
1984-1987  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  Chris Poland - guitars
2004  Vinnie Colaiuta - drums
2004  Jimmy Lee Sloas - bass
2016  Chris Adler - drums
Live musicians:
1984  Kerry King - guitars
1985  Mike Albert - guitars
2015-  Chris Adler - drums
2015-  Tony Laureano - drums
2016  Dirk Verbeuren - drums
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 | 7.6 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 | 7.6 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 | 7.6 The System Has Failed
2007 | 7.5 United Abominations
2009 | 8.2 Endgame
2011 | 7.2 Th1rt3en
2013 | 5.6 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
22.05.2016 Megadeth - Former Drummer Nick Menza Dies
21.05.2016 Megadeth - Tap Dirk Verbeuren For Upcoming Shows
26.04.2016 Megadeth - Release 'Poisonous Shadows' Live Video
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
 
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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
02.06.2016 ITA, Monza - Gods Of Metal 2016 (1)
03.06.2016 ITA, Bologna (1)
05.06.2016 NED, Nijmegen - Fortarock 2016 (5)
07.06.2016 POL, Łódź - Power Festival 2016
09.06.2016 SWE, Sölvesborg - Sweden Rock Festival 2016 (1)
11.06.2016 GBR, Castle Donington - Download Festival 2016 (3)
12.06.2016 FRA, Paris - Download Festival 2016 - Paris (3)
14.06.2016 NED, Groningen
15.06.2016 SUI, Pratteln
16.06.2016 LUX, Luxembourg (1)
19.06.2016 FRA, Clisson - Hellfest Open Air 2016 (7)
17.06.2016 BEL, Dessel - Graspop Metal Meeting 2016 (10)
22.06.2016 GER, Berlin
25.06.2016 NOR, Halden - Tons Of Rock 2016
23.06.2016 GER, Hamburg
23.06.2016 DEN, Copenhagen - Copenhell 2016 (1)
28.06.2016 GER, Köln
29.06.2016 GER, Frankfurt (1)
30.06.2016 GER, Munich
02.07.2016 ISR, Rishon Lezion
05.07.2016 GRE, Athens (1)
07.07.2016 BUL, Sofia (1)
08.07.2016 HUN, Dunaújváros - Rockmaraton 2016 (4)
13.07.2016 ROM, Bucharest (1)
17.07.2016 CZE, Vizovice - Masters Of Rock 2016
30.07.2016 ECU, Quito
02.08.2016 CHI, Santiago (1)
07.08.2016 BRA, Sao Paulo
12.08.2016 BRA, Brasilia (1)
13.08.2016 BRA, Fortaleza
16.08.2016 BRA, Porto Alegre
20.08.2016 PAR, Asuncion
22.08.2016 ARG, Buenos Aires
24.09.2016 USA, San Bernardino, CA - Ozzfest Meets Knotfest 2016 (1)

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