Megadeth

Formed June 1983
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1983-06
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Megadeth Biography (Wikipedia)

Megadeth is an American heavy metal band from Los Angeles, California. Guitarist Dave Mustaine and bassist David Ellefson formed the band in 1983 shortly after Mustaine's dismissal from Metallica. Along with Metallica, Anthrax, and Slayer, Megadeth is one of the "Big Four" of American thrash metal, responsible for its development and popularization. Their music features complex arrangements and fast rhythm sections, and lyrical themes of death, war, politics, and religion.

In 1985, Megadeth released its debut album, Killing Is My Business... and Business Is Good!, on the independent record label Combat Records, to moderate success. It caught the attention of bigger labels, which led to Megadeth signing with Capitol Records. Their first major-label album, Peace Sells... but Who's Buying?, was released in 1986 and influenced the underground metal scene. Substance abuse and personal disputes brought Megadeth negative publicity during this period.

After the lineup stabilized, Megadeth released a number of platinum-selling albums, including Rust in Peace (1990) and Countdown to Extinction (1992). These albums, along with worldwide tours, brought them public recognition. The band temporarily disbanded in 2002 when Mustaine suffered an arm injury and re-established in 2004 without bassist Ellefson, who had taken legal action against Mustaine. Ellefson settled out of court and rejoined in 2010. Megadeth has hosted its own music festival, Gigantour, several times since July 2005.

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Hanger 18
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Hanger 18
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Holy Wars... The Punishment Due
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Holy Wars... The Punishment Due
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Symphony Of Destruction
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Symphony Of Destruction
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Wake Up Dead
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Wake Up Dead
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Peace Sells
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Peace Sells
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Skin O' My Teeth
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Skin O' My Teeth
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Countdown to Extinction
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Countdown to Extinction
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My Last Words
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My Last Words
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Play For Blood
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Play For Blood
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Dread and the Fugitive Mind
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Dread and the Fugitive Mind
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Conquer Or Die
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Conquer Or Die
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Post American World
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Post American World
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Dystopia
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Dystopia
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Fatal Illusion (clean)
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Fatal Illusion
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Fatal Illusion
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Devils Island
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Devils Island
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I’ll Get Even
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I’ll Get Even
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Tornado of Souls
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Tornado of Souls
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Holy Wars
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Holy Wars
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Vortex
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Vortex
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The Conjuring
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The Conjuring
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No More Mr. Nice Guy
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No More Mr. Nice Guy
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Hook In Mouth
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Hook In Mouth
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Bite the Hand
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Bite the Hand
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Guns, Drugs & Money
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Guns, Drugs & Money
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Family tree
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Family tree
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Super Collider
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Super Collider
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Set The World Afire
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Set The World Afire
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Crown of Worms
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Crown of Worms
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Of Mice and Men
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Of Mice and Men
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Have Cool, Will Travel
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Have Cool, Will Travel
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Time: the Beginning
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Time: the Beginning
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