Saturday, August 10, 2013

Megadeth records acoustic set at SiriusXM

Megadeth recorded a five-song acoustic set for SiriusXM Radio in New York City on Thursday.

The band played "Symphony Of Destruction", "She-Wolf", "Kingmaker", "Foreclosure Of A Dream" and "Countdown To Extinction" for SiriusXM's rock channels Liquid Metal, Octane and Ozzy's Boneyard.

SiriusXM Director of Programming & DJ Jose Mangin interviewed Megadeth for Liquid Metal and recorded a Liquid Metal takeover.

After the band finished the acoustic set, Mangin picked up Dave Mustaine’s Dean Mako acoustic guitar to play "Holy Wars" along with the band; with a smile on his face, Dave then taught him how to play it correctly. Towards the end of the interview, Mustaine presented his Dean Mako to Jose as a parting gift.

"After @megadeth performance @siriusxm @davemustaine gave me his @deanguitars #mako & my head is still spinning from yesterday's whole experience!!!,” posted Mangin. “Can't thank the guys enough for everything they did for us at SiriusXM (5 song acoustic performance, interview, takeover, FUSE TV stuff +++)! And of course thank you Dave for letting me jam Holy Wars on this guitar w the rest of Megadeth performing w me!!!!?!?!!?! Even though I played it wrong the lesson on how to correctly do it (harmonic heavy part towards end) was worth messing it up!"

The SiriusXM set took place the day after Megadeth headlined the second of two back-to-back nights of their Gigantour festival at the city’s Hammerstein Ballroom.

Megadeth are on the road in support of “Super Collider”, which debuted at No. 6 on the Billboard 200 album chart in June with opening week sales of 29,000 copies.

Gigantour 2013 wraps up on August 11th in Toronto.

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