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Formed: 1983 in Los Angeles, CA
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Genre: Pop/Rock
Group Members: Chris Poland, Marty Friedman, Chris Broderick, David Ellefson, Kerry King, Nick Menza, Dave Mustaine, Al Pitrelli, Jeff Young, Jay Reynolds, ...See All
Biography: After he left Metallica in 1983, guitarist/vocalist Dave Mustaine formed the thrash metal quartet Megadeth. Though Megadeth followed the basic blueprint of Metallica's relentless attack, Mustaine's group distinguished themselves from his earlier band by lessening the progressive rock influences, adding ...Read full biography
Rust in Peace
Released: 1990
Label: Capitol
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A sobered-up Mustaine returns with yet another lineup, this one featuring ex-Cacophony guitar virtuoso Marty Friedman and drummer Nick Menza, for what is easily Megadeth's strongest musical effort. As ...Read full review
Peace Sells...But Who's Buying?
Released: 1986
Label: EMI
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Arguably Megadeth's strongest effort and a classic of early thrash, Peace Sells combines a punkish political awareness with a dark, threatening, typically heavy metal world-view, preoccupied with evil, ...Read full review