Megadeth played its first show with drummer Dirk Verbeuren on Friday, May 20 at the Rock On The Range festival in Columbus, Ohio. "A drizzle-defying crowd took in a set from Megadeth which impressed with the music’s master musicality". Check out photos of the show at facebook.com/megadeth and upcoming tour dates at megadeth.com/tour.
News from Dave, Kiko, David, and Chris: please welcome our friend Dirk Verbeuren, who will be filling in at all shows until Chris rejoins on June 28th. Excited to be playing with this great drummer and great guy!
Dave Mustaine was recently interviewed on the KBAD 94.5 radio station in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. You can listen to the chat below. Megadeth will perform at Badlands Pawn in Sioux Falls on Thursday, May 26. For tickets + VIP Packages, go to megadeth.com/tour
On this day in 2001, Megadeth's ninth studio album The World Needs A Hero was released. This album was marked as a welcome return to Megadeth's more heavy metal roots including fan-favorite tracks such as "Disconnect", "Return To Hangar", and "Dread And The Fugitive Mind". Download it on iTunes or get the album at Amazon.
On this day in 2007, Megadeth's eleventh studio album United Abominations was released. The album was Megadeth's most musically pointed and lyrically poignant effort of the 2010s, debuting at #8. Download it on iTunes or get the album at Amazon.
Get a 360 view of the band performing "Poisonous Shadows" for their Virtual Reality experience for Dystopia. Check it out below! * Use the toggle function on desktop to see different views of the performance. For mobile users, its recommended to download the YouTube app to see 360-views by moving side to side.