Tuesday, October 18, 2011

AUDIO: Megadeth album preview available

November 1 probably can’t come fast enough for Megadeth fans, as that is the release day for the band’s new album, “TH1RT3EN.”

The project was recorded at Vic's Garage studio in San Marcos, California with producer Johnny K.

"This record is the culmination of my work over the 13 records I recorded,” says Dave Mustaine. “There are moments on ‘TH1RT3EN’ that capture my every emotion, and other moments where I am releasing feelings I never knew existed! My proudest moments of my musical career are captured on ‘TH1RT3EN’.”

The album's title has several layers of meaning, which Mustaine, who first picked up an axe at the age of 13, revealed in a recent chat with RollingStone.com, saying, "I was born on September 13th; this is my thirteenth record. It just seemed like it was the right thing to do to call it ‘TH1RT3EN.’"

The new album marks the recorded return of bassist Dave Ellefson, who was part of the band's classic lineup from 1983 to 2002. Dave returned to performing live with the band in early 2010, and the new project marks the first time Ellefson has played on a Megadeth record since 2002's “Rude Awakening.”

In addition to the CD, “TH1RT3EN” will also be available in a limited-edition version that comes on double picture disc vinyl.

30-second audio samples of songs appearing on the album are now available for streaming at Amazon here.


Release date: November 1, 2011

01. Sudden Death
02. Public Enemy No. 1
03. Whose Life (Is It Anyways?)
04. We The People
05. Guns, Drugs & Money
06. Never Dead
07. New World Order
08. Fast Lane
09. Black Swan
10. Wrecker
11. Millennium Of The Blind
12. Deadly Nightshade
13. 13

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Megadeth – Whose Life (Is It Anyways)?

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