Thrash Hits

January 24th, 2011

2011 Album Preview: Megadeth – TBA

megadeth endgame 2009 band promo photo roadrunner records dave mustaine

Megadeth
Title TBA
Roadrunner Records
ETA late 2011

What they’re saying:
Shawn Drover spoke to Free Magazine in summer 2010:

“We have been in a tour mode at the moment but we have started to work on a couple of ideas. During a sound check we recorded a few ideas but we’re going to finish this world tour and then come together and start working out these ideas. We hope it will be out next year but we’ll see how things will go.”

At some point, Dave Mustaine said the new album is shaping up to be “more like Endgame, maybe sticking in that vein and going a little forward toward what I like.”

Thrash Hits verdict:
For us, there is never a bad time to play Megadeth and Endgame has taken its place as one of the best Megadeth albums in a long line of brilliant Megadeth albums. This gives us a lot of hope for this – their 13th record. The fact that MegaDave has said it’s sticking in the vein of their 2009 classic (yes, it’s already a classic) is a great thing.

Guitar solo potential:
5/6


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