Dec 152015
 

david ellefsonMegadeth bassist David Ellefson recently faced off with Chris Annunziata for New Jersey radio station WMSC 90.3‘s Metal Teddy Bear Experience show, discussing the band’s new album, “Dystopia,” and going into details with regards to the band’s new members, Kiko Loureiro (guitars) and Chris Adler (drums). The interview can be streamed in the soundcloud-player below.

Megadeth‘s fifteenth “Dystopia” will be released on January 22, 2016. The follow-up to 2013’s “Super Collider” was recorded earlier in the year in Nashville, Tennesseeand was produced by Megadeth mainman Dave Mustaine and Toby Wright (Alice In Chains, Korn). The CD was mixed by Josh Wilbur, who has previously worked with Lamb Of God, All That Remains & Gojira.

“Dystopia” marks the recording debut of Megadeth‘s new lineup, featuring founding members Mustaine (guitar, vocals) and David Ellefson (bass) alongside Lamb Of God drummer Chris Adler and Brazilian guitarist Kiko Loureiro, best known for his work with Angra.

Megadeth will team up with Suicidal Tendencies, Children of Bodom and Havok for a North American tour in early 2016. The four-band package — which will launch on February 20 in Dallas, Texas and wrap on March 24 in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada.

Dystopia

Tracklist:
01. Death From Within
02. Fatal Illusion [stream]
03. Conquer… Or Die!
04. Lying In State
05. Me Hate You
06. The Emperor’s New Clothes
07. Dystopia
08. Bullet To The Brain
09. Last Dying Wish
10. Post American World
11. Look Who’s Talking
12. The Threat Is Real
13. Poisonous Shadows
14. Melt The Ice Away (Budgie cover)
15. Foreign Policy (Fear cover)

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Upcoming Shows:

Feb. 20 – Dallas, TX – South Side Ballroom
Feb. 21 – Houston, TX – Bayou Music Center
Feb. 23 – Denver, CO – The Fillmore Auditorium
Feb. 24 – Salt Lake City, UT – The Complex
Feb. 26 – Las Vegas, NV – The Pearl
Feb. 27 – Phoenix, AZ – Comerica Theatre
Feb. 28 – Los Angeles, CA – Hollywood Palladium
Feb. 29 – San Francisco, CA – The Warfield
Mar. 02 – Honolulu, HI – The Republik (MEGADETH only)
Mar. 03 – Honolulu, HI – The Republik (MEGADETH only)
Mar. 05 – Penticton, BC – South Okanagan Events Centre
Mar. 06 – Calgary, AB – Grey Eagle Resort
Mar. 08 – Dawson Creek, BC – Encana Events Centre
Mar. 09 – Edmonton, AB – Rexall Place
Mar. 10 – Moose Jaw, SK – Mosaic Place
Mar. 13 – Chicago, IL – Aragon Ballroom
Mar. 15 – Niagara Falls, NY – The Rapids Theatre
Mar. 16 – New York, NY – Terminal 5
Mar. 17 – New York, NY – Terminal 5
Mar. 19 – Bethlehem, PA – Sands Bethlehem Event Center
Mar. 20 – Philadelphia, PA – Electric Factory
Mar. 21 – Boston, MA – House Of Blues
Mar. 23 – Bangor, ME – Cross Insurance Center
Mar. 24 – Quebec, QC – Centre Videotron
Mar. 26 – Sioux Falls, SD – Badlands Pawn

May 26 – Badlands Pawn Sioux Falls, SD

Europe:

Jun 3 Monza, Monza F1 Racetrack, IT
Jun 5 Nijmegen, FortaRock, NL
Jun 7 Lodz, Atlas Arena, PL
Jun 9 Solvesborg, Sweden Rock Festival, SE
Jun 11 Castle Donington, Donington Park, UK
Jun 17 Dessel, Graspop Metal Meeting @ Festivalpark , BE
Jun 24 Copenhagen, Copenhell, DK

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Video below: ‘Fatal Illusion’

 

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