Rustyn Rose for Examiner.com has posted the following "Super Collider" album review. "Super Collider" is one of the best Megadeth offerings in years precisely because the band has taken some risks and shown the ability to step outside the thrash and speed box they helped pioneer.
EvilG of Metal-Rules.com recently conducted an interview with Shawn Drover. "We are certainly thrilled to have a #6 record on Billboard in America and #4 in Canada, but sales are way down for the entire music industry right across the board, which is a real drag. Internet piracy, torrent sites and all that are the reason why. Concert attendance for us is still great around the world, so we are definitely happy about that.
As a member of Megadeth and long-time collaborator of Dave Mustaine, bassist David Ellefson has quite a life story to tell and that's just what he's offering up in his upcoming memoir "My Life With Deth". Ellefson penned the autobiography over the last year with the assistance of writer Joel McIver and it's due out on Oct. 29 through Howard Books.
Dave Mustaine decided to take "a new angle towards writing" for Megadeth's 14th studio album, "Super Collider", whose No. 6 debut on the Billboard 200 is the group's highest showing since 1994's "Youthanasia".
Spencer Kaufman for Loudwire.com recently conducted an interview with Dave Mustaine. "Dave Mustaine is beloved by metal fans for the classic albums and songs he has released as frontman of Megadeth over the years, as well as his incredible musicianship as a guitarist.
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 debuts at #6 on Billboard’s Top 200 albums making this their highest debut since their multi-platinum albums Countdown to Extinction and Youthanasia.
American stand-up comedian, actor, writer, voice artist, performer and co-host of "That Metal Show" on VH1 Classic, Jim Florentine, will be hosting Gigantour each night from the tour. For tickets, VIP packages and all things Gigantour, visit www.gigantour.com.
Lacuna Coil singer Cristina Scabbia joined Megadeth on stage on Saturday, June 8 during the Italian edition of the Sonisphere festival in Milan to perform the Megadeth song "A Tout Le Monde". Fan-filmed video footage of her appearance can be seen below. Megadeth just wrapped up its European/U.K. tour last night (Sunday, June 9) at the Sonisphere festival in Amneville, France.