Megadeth leader Dave Mustaine confirms the band are continuing to audition guitarists as they search for a replacement for Chris Broderick, who left the group last fall.
On Tuesday, Mustaine tweeted: “I'm excited to be auditioning one of my final picks for my new guitarist today.”
The frontman also confirmed the band will begin recording the follow-up to 2013’s “Super Collider” next week.
He writes: “One more week! Load in for the next record starts 3/17. So pumped!!”
Bassist David Ellefson recently confirmed Megadeth are moving forward with plans to hit the studio to record a new album as planned with as-yet-to-be-announced new members in place of recently departed duo.
Both Broderick and drummer Shawn Drover issued separate statements in late November – just hours apart – that they were leaving Megadeth to pursue their own musical interests.
The pair have now resurfaced as Act Of Defiance, a new outfit that includes former Scar The Martyr singer Henry Derek Bonner and Shadows Fall bassist Matt Bachand.
I'm excited to be auditioning one of my final picks for my new guitarist today.
— Dave Mustaine (@DaveMustaine) March 10, 2015
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