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3 hours ago, Toinho said:

Was meant to see Metallica next month but they’ve just cancelled their Australia and New Zealand tour. Hetfield’s alcoholism is back on by the looks and he’s off to some rehab. Hopefully beats it this time...

Metallica will be around for more years I'm sure but I couldn't risk not seeing my favorite rock band live. Concert was earlier this year and by far the best one I have went to. 

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32 minutes ago, Teso dos Bichos said:

Metallica will be around for more years I'm sure but I couldn't risk not seeing my favorite rock band live. Concert was earlier this year and by far the best one I have went to. 

I went the last time there were in town, like 2009/2010 maybe. Great show.

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I think I saw them 3 times total. The last time I saw them live was when they played the entirety of Master of Puppets, which must've been in 2006 due to the anniversary. They were my 'gateway drug' band and I never got into them as much afterward. Pretty much the only thing I can still listen to is No Life 'Til Leather.

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Speaking of Metallica, today I found back a bootlegged version of No Life 'Til Leather and Power Metal, which is the first metal record I ever bought.

That unhinged Mustaine solo at the end. Fucking love it.

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KEXP are starting to upload the new King Gizzard session. Can't describe what it was like hearing the new album live back a few weeks back, but the audio quality on the videos here are amazing.

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What's everyones favourite Sabbath album? Has anyone had a stronger first 5 albums than them? Even dylan and the beatles don't have as good a run, imo. 

Vol 4 for me. 

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9 hours ago, The Artful Dodger said:

What's everyones favourite Sabbath album? Has anyone had a stronger first 5 albums than them? Even dylan and the beatles don't have as good a run, imo. 

Vol 4 for me. 

I'm going to have to be boring and go with the first one. Their bluesrock influences are still quite obvious there, but hearing a band lay the musical and aesthetic foundation for an entire genre is really something.

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On 27/10/2019 at 16:43, The Artful Dodger said:

What's everyones favourite Sabbath album? Has anyone had a stronger first 5 albums than them? Even dylan and the beatles don't have as good a run, imo. 

Vol 4 for me. 

I think Slayer's first 5 albums are all solid as fuck (if you're into thrash metal of course) - but their second (Hell Awaits) is pretty weak compared to the other four, despite being a solid album. Meanwhile those first 5 Sabbath albums are all solid albums all the way through, with a couple of crap fillers... but every album's got those it seems like - Sabbath went 5 records without too many of them. Truly is impressive. Zeppelin might be a contender though, with Led Zeppelin I-IV & Houses of the Holy as their 5th.

For me my favourite Sabbath album is hard to pick - on some days, I'd agree with you all day on Vol. 4. Love that fucking album. On other days I might say Master of Reality or Sabbath Bloody Sabbath (even though I think the production on Sabbath Bloody Sabbath is a bit shit).

Sabbath's 6th album, Sabotage, is pretty underrated too imo. It's got some quality tunes on there - and once you get passed the first (very long) bit of Meglomania where the main riff kicks in and Ozzy starts going crazy on vocals... well it's a great fucking song. They're a great fucking band - which I guess, is obvious considering they kickstarted a whole genre.

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More Megadeth worship. It's still pretty sick to think they had 2 jazz virtuosos playing with them on the first 2 albums. They've had so many talented musicians play with them over the years, although I do think their line-up instability is what held them back in the long run.

Mustaine's solos on the same album by comparison, not as virtuosic but still distinct and fucked up fast:

 

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17 hours ago, Panflute said:

More Megadeth worship. It's still pretty sick to think they had 2 jazz virtuosos playing with them on the first 2 albums. They've had so many talented musicians play with them over the years, although I do think their line-up instability is what held them back in the long run.

I think there's 2 things that kept Megadeth back in the long run. One is that lineup instability (although after the KIMB/Peace Sells Era & after the transitional So Far So Good So What - which IMO is an underrated album... we did get the best lineup of Megadeth). But another is the constant decision to copy what Metallica were doing with their musical careers. Although it did produce some very good albums (Rust in Piece, Countdown, and Youthanasia is... okay - not as good as the other two):

Metallica released their most technical album in And Justice for All, shortly after... Megadeth release magnum opus in Rust in Peace (which is most likely my favourite metal album) and that's by far Megadeth's most technical work.

Metallica released a more "radio friendly" thrash album in the Black Album, it gets great public acclaim. Megadeth releases Countdown to Extinction, which is a more commercially friendly Megadeth thrash album in a similar vein to the Black Album.

This comparison doesn't really hold up with Metallica's shit cover album & Megadeth's decent but not great Youthanasia.

Metallica released some absolute rubbish with Load and Reload - Mustaine decides to release some similarly terrible albums in Cryptic Writings and Trust; both bands with a strength in metal writing some meh rock songs.

Then after that Metallica release St. Anger... while Megadeth released a few good but not great albums, with a period of being broken up in between some of those albums being released. And some of those later era Megadeth albums demonstrate some absolute quality musicianship that you'd expect from Megadeth. But Dave's voice has just gone and the songs aren't as... good... as the earlier stuff. I still like some of their albums post-reunion though.

Megadeth are absolutely one of my favourite bands of all time though - I think maybe over their careers there's other thrash bands that have been more consistent over their careers at producing quality music (arguably Slayer... but that could be because a lot of the shite after South of Heaven just sounds like a generic Slayer copy other than their nu-metal experiment, Exodus, Kreator, Testament) but even all of these have had some meh shite come out as well. But I don't think any of them ever hit the heights that Megadeth did.

Going back to that question about bands and first 5 albums. Megadeth are a good shout:

1.) Killing is My Business - the production value may be absolute crap (and I hate the new remaster because they've taken all the fucking bass out - so songs like Chosen Ones with that excellent bassline are diminished) but holy fuck the songs are good. And it's got a relentless energy to it that most albums don't have. I also like how all leads on this one are done by Dave & he's playing with absolute fury in those solos... love it.

2.) Peace Sells - a fucking absolute classic from start to finsih

3.) So Far So Good So What - this album is loaded with good songs, but it's not talked about anywhere near as much as the other albums surrounding it. Maybe because the album before is an absolute classic and the album after is a fucking masterpiece. Into The Lungs Of Hell, Set the World Afire, Mary Jane, In My Darkest Hour, Liar, and Hook in Mouth are all fantastic fucking songs. And that's most of the songs on the album - 502 is alright & the Sex Pistols cover is a bit crap... but those are the only other songs on the album. It's an underappreciated gem imo.

4.) Rust in Peace - this album is just brilliant. Like I said, it's a masterpiece.

5.) Countdown to Extinction - when Megadeth started taking a turn to more mainstream commercial success, but still an album filled with quality tunes. It's probably my least favourite of the 5, because it doesn't have the same furious energy as the other albums. But it's a really well polished album that has good songs with the most talented Megadeth lineup of all time and is rightly considered a classic & I love the album.

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Went to see a triple header in Wolves tonight - Blaze Bayley followed by David Ellefson with his new solo album followed by 90 minutes of former Judas Priest in the form of KK Downing, Les Binks and The Ripper, with Ellefson filling in on bass and AJ Mills on (other) guitar. 

I have just spent three hours screaming my tits off. I have no voice left, no hearing and I'm sweating like I've just done a marathon. Bayley is superb - his voice still isn't for me but god does he love what he does and he worked the crowd something good. Ellefson's new work is killer and the Megadeth hits made it all the better. Priest were something else - Ripper is still the vocalist he was 15 years ago, Downing looks like he never left and Les Binks is still the Northern Irish John Bonham. Ellefson on bass was just the cherry on top. Plenty of deep cuts too. Fucking wonderful night. God I love heavy metal.

 

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23 hours ago, tlr said:

Went to see a triple header in Wolves tonight - Blaze Bayley followed by David Ellefson with his new solo album followed by 90 minutes of former Judas Priest in the form of KK Downing, Les Binks and The Ripper, with Ellefson filling in on bass and AJ Mills on (other) guitar. 

I have just spent three hours screaming my tits off. I have no voice left, no hearing and I'm sweating like I've just done a marathon. Bayley is superb - his voice still isn't for me but god does he love what he does and he worked the crowd something good. Ellefson's new work is killer and the Megadeth hits made it all the better. Priest were something else - Ripper is still the vocalist he was 15 years ago, Downing looks like he never left and Les Binks is still the Northern Irish John Bonham. Ellefson on bass was just the cherry on top. Plenty of deep cuts too. Fucking wonderful night. God I love heavy metal.

 

Sounds like an excellent evening.

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1 hour ago, Dr. Gonzo said:

Sounds like an excellent evening.

All for a tenner too! I found it especially lovely to go to a gig and have no pissing about with elaborate stage sets or costume changes or two minute breaks between songs whilst everyone changes guitar fifteen times. Just three acts genuinely delighted just to be on stage performing. No bullshit, just 2 and a half hours of glorious metal onslaught. Blaze Bayley had an impromptu meet and greet in the lobby at half time for fucks sake. 

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Got tickets for Megadeth in January. For some inexplicable reason Five Finger Deathpunch are the headliner and Megadeth are special guests, but fuck it, I don't know how many chances I'll get to see them live. Really excited.

Oh, and I still need to reply to that post @Dr. Gonzo :ph34r:

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Glad to know they are back to touring. Looks like Mustaine's treatment is finished.

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Yeah, he finished treatment last month I think, but I'll still have to wait and see whether this gig will go through. Apparently Mustaine was not yet present for that Megadeth cruise they did a few weeks ago.

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On 17/11/2019 at 04:47, Panflute said:

Yeah, he finished treatment last month I think, but I'll still have to wait and see whether this gig will go through. Apparently Mustaine was not yet present for that Megadeth cruise they did a few weeks ago.

Yeah he finished about 3 weeks ago and missed the first Megacruise (apparently he talked to some fans with Skype though), but yeah - they’ve got tour dates (like the one you’re going to) for 2020. Hope I get to see them again soon.

Did you hear about how he put a bunch of guitars and guitar gear up for sale on Reverb, and one guy bought every single one of the guitars (arsehole).

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2 hours ago, Dr. Gonzo said:

Yeah he finished about 3 weeks ago and missed the first Megacruise (apparently he talked to some fans with Skype though), but yeah - they’ve got tour dates (like the one you’re going to) for 2020. Hope I get to see them again soon.

Did you hear about how he put a bunch of guitars and guitar gear up for sale on Reverb, and one guy bought every single one of the guitars (arsehole).

Yeah I vaguely heard something about that. Whatever I guess, those instruments don't interest me without the guy who plays them.

And yeah, he let his daughter Electra carry a phone to random people in the Megacruise audience to Facetime with them. The guy has a reputation for being a hardass but I feel like he's always been genuinely appreciative of his fans.

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2 hours ago, Panflute said:

Yeah I vaguely heard something about that. Whatever I guess, those instruments don't interest me without the guy who plays them.

And yeah, he let his daughter Electra carry a phone to random people in the Megacruise audience to Facetime with them. The guy has a reputation for being a hardass but I feel like he's always been genuinely appreciative of his fans.

I think it's a bit cool to have a guitar that Dave played. Having all the ones he sold though just as a publicity stunt for his record studio is a bit irritating though. Not sure why I care though, not like I was going to buy one xD - I love guitars, but I'm not about to pay 3x the price of an already really expensive instrument.

I met him when he was doing a book signing, because I wanted an autograph and to shake Dave Mustaine's hand & you're right, he does seem genuinely appreciative of his fans. I think the people that think he's a total cock are people who've had to work with him, tbh - and he does sound like a difficult person to work with (particularly in the early days as his speed and heroin addiction were out of control). He was supposed to be an absolute twat to tour with (Kerry King's been pretty vocal about that in the past) and because Megadeth is really his project... he's a control freak in the recording studio. Which I'm not too surprised by, he's a fucking genius at writing metal songs - after a successful career of it, I'd expect him to be a control freak.

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1 hour ago, Dr. Gonzo said:

I think it's a bit cool to have a guitar that Dave played. Having all the ones he sold though just as a publicity stunt for his record studio is a bit irritating though. Not sure why I care though, not like I was going to buy one xD - I love guitars, but I'm not about to pay 3x the price of an already really expensive instrument.

I met him when he was doing a book signing, because I wanted an autograph and to shake Dave Mustaine's hand & you're right, he does seem genuinely appreciative of his fans. I think the people that think he's a total cock are people who've had to work with him, tbh - and he does sound like a difficult person to work with (particularly in the early days as his speed and heroin addiction were out of control). He was supposed to be an absolute twat to tour with (Kerry King's been pretty vocal about that in the past) and because Megadeth is really his project... he's a control freak in the recording studio. Which I'm not too surprised by, he's a fucking genius at writing metal songs - after a successful career of it, I'd expect him to be a control freak.

I think this is a very common trait in successful artists, especially one with as troubled a background as Mustaine: alcoholic and drug addict, strict religious upbringing and kicked out of what was about to become the world's biggest metal band.

What always seems interesting about Mustaine though, is that although many of his bandmates left with arguments, the amount of public beefing between them seems quite limited in comparison to his early grudges with Lars Ulrich and Kerry King (who both have huge egos themselves).

In that regard, this interview with Chris Poland reveals some very interesting things of how Nick Menza viewed Mustaine before his death: frustrated with some of the money stuff, but still having a huge amount of respect for him in the end.

https://machinemusic.net/2017/04/18/jazz-death-and-megadeth-a-conversation-with-chris-poland/

"Thing is, he was the nicest person. He made me want to be a better man. He would stop me mid sentence if I even started to talk shit about Dave."

“You know what? Dave Mustaine made me a millionaire. Dave Mustaine let me see the whole world. I was a rock star. What more can I ask for?”

I think that's what makes Megadeth interesting as well. That the dysfunction is out in the open and often relateable, yet rarely got in the way of good art.

But yeah, back to the original point, lately I read that James Hetfield referred to detractors of Lulu (so most of his fanbase really) as fearful people who probably still lived in their mothers' basements. I just don't see Mustaine take a wholesale shit on his fans like that.

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1 minute ago, Panflute said:

I think this is a very common trait in successful artists, especially one with as troubled a background as Mustaine: alcoholic and drug addict, strict religious upbringing and kicked out of what was about to become the world's biggest metal band.

What always seems interesting about Mustaine though, is that although many of his bandmates left with arguments, the amount of public beefing between them seems quite limited in comparison to his early grudges with Lars Ulrich and Kerry King (who both have huge egos themselves).

In that regard, this interview with Chris Poland reveals some very interesting things of how Nick Menza viewed Mustaine before his death: frustrated with some of the money stuff, but still having a huge amount of respect for him in the end.

https://machinemusic.net/2017/04/18/jazz-death-and-megadeth-a-conversation-with-chris-poland/

"Thing is, he was the nicest person. He made me want to be a better man. He would stop me mid sentence if I even started to talk shit about Dave."

“You know what? Dave Mustaine made me a millionaire. Dave Mustaine let me see the whole world. I was a rock star. What more can I ask for?”

I think that's what makes Megadeth interesting as well. That the dysfunction is out in the open and often relateable, yet rarely got in the way of good art.

But yeah, back to the original point, lately I read that James Hetfield referred to detractors of Lulu (so most of his fanbase really) as fearful people who probably still lived in their mothers' basements. I just don't see Mustaine take a wholesale shit on his fans like that.

Some of his ex-lead guitarists have felt the need to talk shite about Dave. Jeff Young, from So Far, So Good... So What... has never really gotten over getting sacked from the band, because every time I see his name pop up (usually on the Ultimate-Guitar news) it's always him bitching about how Mustaine is an evil, manipulative junkie. Even in interviews that were over a decade passed when he got sacked. Chris Broderick has talked some shite about him as well, but less about Mustaine personally... more about the rules he set for the band (like wearing white collared shirts live).

But yeah, I don't see Mustaine taking shits on his fans like the Hetfield comment on Lulu. Take for example, that album Supercollider - which was universally panned by most Megadeth fans. In interviews for the next album, he was basically like "well, I know the fans didn't really like Supercollider - but I think more of our fans will like the new album" (that's a paraphrase, don't remember much of the exact quote)… you can even see if when he talks about Marty Friedman and the song he thinks made Marty want to quit the band (Breadline) and he knows the album that's on is one that fans feel is pretty shite. But he doesn't feel the need to attack the fans over the lack of public reception.

I think it's insane that James Hetfield would say that about people who disliked Lulu. Did anyone in the world outside of Metallica and Lou Reed enjoy Lulu? It's just an awful album xD

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17 minutes ago, Dr. Gonzo said:

Some of his ex-lead guitarists have felt the need to talk shite about Dave. Jeff Young, from So Far, So Good... So What... has never really gotten over getting sacked from the band, because every time I see his name pop up (usually on the Ultimate-Guitar news) it's always him bitching about how Mustaine is an evil, manipulative junkie. Even in interviews that were over a decade passed when he got sacked. Chris Broderick has talked some shite about him as well, but less about Mustaine personally... more about the rules he set for the band (like wearing white collared shirts live).

But yeah, I don't see Mustaine taking shits on his fans like the Hetfield comment on Lulu. Take for example, that album Supercollider - which was universally panned by most Megadeth fans. In interviews for the next album, he was basically like "well, I know the fans didn't really like Supercollider - but I think more of our fans will like the new album" (that's a paraphrase, don't remember much of the exact quote)… you can even see if when he talks about Marty Friedman and the song he thinks made Marty want to quit the band (Breadline) and he knows the album that's on is one that fans feel is pretty shite. But he doesn't feel the need to attack the fans over the lack of public reception.

I think it's insane that James Hetfield would say that about people who disliked Lulu. Did anyone in the world outside of Metallica and Lou Reed enjoy Lulu? It's just an awful album xD

Jeff Young seems to be the glaring exception, and I think it's because he was a fairly sobre guy who got fired from the band purely because of Mustaine's speed-induced paranoia. People like Poland and Samuelson were hardcore heroin junkies themselves at the time so their sacking was a lot less controversial. And when the likes of Poland and Menza did beef, it was mostly over royalties. Mustaine admitted he fucked up with Jeff Young and even invited him to an eventual Hard Rock Hall of Fame induction.

The circumstances of Friedman's departure are still quite vague to me. From what I understand, Mustaine wanted to go back to doing more thrashy records in the wake of Risk (because the fans wanted it), and Friedman subsequently quit because he wanted Megadeth to continue into the mainstream/alternative rock direction. I take this with a grain of salt because part of it seems like Mustaine trying to 'pin' Risk on Friedman, while Dave himself has writing credits on literally every song.

What I do like about Mustaine is that he acknowledges the criticism of some of his records without denouncing them. Even of Risk he says he thought it was a good record, but just with the wrong name on the cover. It's always a pet peeve of mine when artists dismiss their own work as it sort of makes me feel stupid if I do like it.

Then there's records like Lulu, of course, which is an obvious artistic failure. I've never met anyone who actually likes the record, but there's people online who'll defend it. You can kind of see by the way they phrase things that they convinced themselves to like the record to satisfy some contrarian impulse "I hated it at first, but the more I listened to it..." etc. I have a broad musical taste but I legitimately cannot understand how someone can look at that and go 'yeah, that's a job well done'. It's a total lack of self-reflection put to wax; an undertaking that rivals Some Kind Of Monster in how grotesque it is.

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1 minute ago, Panflute said:

Jeff Young seems to be the glaring exception, and I think it's because he was a fairly sobre guy who got fired from the band purely because of Mustaine's speed-induced paranoia. People like Poland and Samuelson were hardcore heroin junkies themselves at the time so their sacking was a lot less controversial. And when the likes of Poland and Menza did beef, it was mostly over royalties. Mustaine admitted he fucked up with Jeff Young and even invited him to an eventual Hard Rock Hall of Fame induction.

The circumstances of Friedman's departure are still quite vague to me. From what I understand, Mustaine wanted to go back to doing more thrashy records in the wake of Risk (because the fans wanted it), and Friedman subsequently quit because he wanted Megadeth to continue into the mainstream/alternative rock direction. I take this with a grain of salt because part of it seems like Mustaine trying to 'pin' Risk on Friedman, while Dave himself has writing credits on literally every song.

What I do like about Mustaine is that he acknowledges the criticism of some of his records without denouncing them. Even of Risk he says he thought it was a good record, but just with the wrong name on the cover. It's always a pet peeve of mine when artists dismiss their own work as it sort of makes me feel stupid if I do like it.

Then there's records like Lulu, of course, which is an obvious artistic failure. I've never met anyone who actually likes the record, but there's people online who'll defend it. You can kind of see by the way they phrase things that they convinced themselves to like the record to satisfy some contrarian impulse "I hated it at first, but the more I listened to it..." etc. I have a broad musical taste but I legitimately cannot understand how someone can look at that and go 'yeah, that's a job well done'. It's a total lack of self-reflection put to wax; an undertaking that rivals Some Kind Of Monster in how grotesque it is.

I think that was his story at the time, because Risk came out and it didn't get a good reception from the fans. I think subsequently, he's said that Risk and the specifically the song Breadline are why Marty quit - apparently Marty hated that song but wrote a solo for it he was pretty proud of... and the producer/record company cut the solo and put the album out without it on it and Marty was livid. Here's one source, but I've heard him talk about it on his Gimme Radio show before he played the song on the show as well: https://metalheadzone.com/dave-mustaine-reveals-the-sad-moment-about-marty-friedman/

 Do you like any of the Megadeth albums after they reformed in the 2000s? I think the first 2 albums of the "new" Megadeth are the best 2 since Dave brought the band back from the dead.

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2 minutes ago, Dr. Gonzo said:

I think that was his story at the time, because Risk came out and it didn't get a good reception from the fans. I think subsequently, he's said that Risk and the specifically the song Breadline are why Marty quit - apparently Marty hated that song but wrote a solo for it he was pretty proud of... and the producer/record company cut the solo and put the album out without it on it and Marty was livid. Here's one source, but I've heard him talk about it on his Gimme Radio show before he played the song on the show as well: https://metalheadzone.com/dave-mustaine-reveals-the-sad-moment-about-marty-friedman/

 Do you like any of the Megadeth albums after they reformed in the 2000s? I think the first 2 albums of the "new" Megadeth are the best 2 since Dave brought the band back from the dead.

The Marty story, if true, sounds like the straw that broke the camel's back. It was always obvious that Mustaine and Friedman were quite far apart creatively, but as Friedman confirmed much later in an interview with Loudwire, it was also this dynamic that allowed them to make some of the best and certainly most commercially successful albums in the band's career. I think they were never destined to last forever, and it's for the best as both Mustaine and Friedman went on to make the music they love.

And I've recently been catching up with their activities. I was a pretty big fan of theirs in the mid 2000s. Their first album I got was The World Needs A Hero as it was the most recent one at the time; it's pre-hiatus or break-up, but this album still has a lot of sentimental value for me and I rate it much higher than most fans would. I drifted away into other subgenres after The System Has Failed (that I remember next to nothing of). 

Lately I've been listening to Endgame and Dystopia, and I particularly like the latter. The production is a bit more sterile than their early stuff, but it's a record I can easily play back to back without getting bored. Particularly Kiko Loureiro leaves a very good impression; he seems to bring the passion back into the lead guitar position, and the songs he has writing credits on are some of the highlights. Endgame I've only listened twice, but the pacing seems a bit rougher than on Dystopia. The rest I'll still have to listen to, but I'm sort of dreading Supercollider as people have called it their worst album.

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2 hours ago, Panflute said:

The Marty story, if true, sounds like the straw that broke the camel's back. It was always obvious that Mustaine and Friedman were quite far apart creatively, but as Friedman confirmed much later in an interview with Loudwire, it was also this dynamic that allowed them to make some of the best and certainly most commercially successful albums in the band's career. I think they were never destined to last forever, and it's for the best as both Mustaine and Friedman went on to make the music they love.

And I've recently been catching up with their activities. I was a pretty big fan of theirs in the mid 2000s. Their first album I got was The World Needs A Hero as it was the most recent one at the time; it's pre-hiatus or break-up, but this album still has a lot of sentimental value for me and I rate it much higher than most fans would. I drifted away into other subgenres after The System Has Failed (that I remember next to nothing of). 

Lately I've been listening to Endgame and Dystopia, and I particularly like the latter. The production is a bit more sterile than their early stuff, but it's a record I can easily play back to back without getting bored. Particularly Kiko Loureiro leaves a very good impression; he seems to bring the passion back into the lead guitar position, and the songs he has writing credits on are some of the highlights. Endgame I've only listened twice, but the pacing seems a bit rougher than on Dystopia. The rest I'll still have to listen to, but I'm sort of dreading Supercollider as people have called it their worst album.

Supercollider was so bad I was worried Dystopia would also be crap. So I was pleasantly surprised by Dystopia.

Kiko Loureiro is a great addition to the band

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The kid is like "fuck your shit, I wanna play Metallica".

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10 hours ago, Dr. Gonzo said:

Supercollider was so bad I was worried Dystopia would also be crap. So I was pleasantly surprised by Dystopia.

Kiko Loureiro is a great addition to the band

Much better than Chris Broderick. He's a great guitarist but never seemed to fit in, playing like a robot.

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3 hours ago, Panflute said:

Much better than Chris Broderick. He's a great guitarist but never seemed to fit in, playing like a robot.

100% agree, Chris Broderick’s obviously a great guitarist but his solos are never really emotive at all.

Anyways here’s a quality tune since we’ve been talking about Megadeth for so long

 

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Great song that isn't as highly rated as I think it should be. My absolute favorite from that album is Addicted To Chaos, though.

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2 minutes ago, Panflute said:

Great song that isn't as highly rated as I think it should be. My absolute favorite from that album is Addicted To Chaos, though.

Mine too!

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