Longtime fans as well as new fans have spoken with their actions by purchasing the new Megadeth album Super Collider. Megadeth, a heavy metal band that’s been around for nearly three decades, selling more than 38 million albums worldwide, earning 11 Grammy® nominations, now adds Top 6 album to their recent list of accomplishments. Super Collider debuted at #6 on Billboard’s Top 200 albums making this their highest debut since their multi-platinum albums Countdown To Extinction and Youthanasia.

With five consecutive platinum albums already under their belt—founder, leader, guitarist, lyricist Dave Mustaine reunites once again with guitarist Chris Broderick, bassist David Ellefson and drummer Shawn Drover.

Megadeth will also be headlining Gigantour, which kicks off July 3 on the East Coast. The critically acclaimed package festival founded in 2005 by Dave Mustaine—returns in 2013 with an incredible new multi-artist bill featuring metal heavyweights Black Label Society, Device, HELLYEAH, Newsted and Death Division, all personally picked by Mustaine.

Rock Confidential caught up with Dave Mustaine to talk about Super Collider, Gigantour and the motivations and inspirations behind one of the biggest metal bands in the world, Megadeth.

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