Thursday, November 8, 2018

Megadeth expand MegaCruise lineup

Megadeth have expanded the artist lineup for their first-ever Megacruise next fall.

“MegaCruise: Thrashing Through The Pacific 2019” will see the thrash icons host the event on The Norwegian Jewel, which will set sail on October 13, 2019 from Los Angeles, CA and hit ports of San Diego, CA and Ensenada, Mexico before returning on October 18, 2019.

The inaugural trip will feature performances by an expanded lineup that includes new additions Phil Campbell and the Bastard Sons, DragonForce, and Overkill alongside previously announced acts Anthrax, Testament, Corrosion Of Conformity, Armored Saint, DevilDriver, Metal Church, Doro, John 5, Beasto Blanco, Danko Jones and Metalachi: The World's First and Only Heavy Metal Mariachi Band.

More artists are expected to be announced; see full event details at

This week, Megadeth leader Dave Mustaine shared some video footage from recording sessions for the band’s sixteenth album.

Drummer Dirk Verbeuren can be seen recording drum parts for a new track in the studio as the group works on the follow-up to 2016’s “Dystopia.”

See also:

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