Megadeth – Dystopia
Megadeth is an American heavy metal band from Los Angeles, California. Guitarist Dave Mustaine and bassist David Ellefson formed the band in 1983 shortly after Mustaine’s dismissal from Metallica. Along with Metallica, Anthrax, and Slayer, Megadeth is one of the “big four” of American thrash metal, responsible for its development and popularization. Their music features complex arrangements and fast rhythm sections, and lyrical themes of death, war, politics, personal relationships and religion. Dystopia is their fifteenth studio album, released on January 22, 2016 and featuring Lamb of God drummer Chris Adler and Angra guitarist Kiko Loureiro. The album received largely favorable reaction from critics, being considered a return to form for the band. and it was their second highest charting album in the U.S. after Countdown to Extinction. Additionally, the title track earned the band its first Grammy win (for Best Metal Performance) at the 59th Grammy Awards.
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