Mega teasing a June 23 release date for what appears to be the first single from the band’s upcoming album, “Sick, Dying, and Dead”. Image shared without caption MegaEarlier today, the numbers “6:23” appeared on social networking sites, referring to the mentioned date.
During his appearance last weekend Download festival in uk, Mega leader Dave Mustaine He told the audience that the song would arrive on July 23 (see video below), but it’s now believed he mispronounced and gave the wrong month. mustine It also revealed “Sick, Dying, and Dead” It will now be released in September, having previously said the LP was expected on July 8.
Follow 2016 “Corrupt City Literature”And the “Sick, Dying, and Dead” Features a cover Dead Kennedys” Police Truck And the Sami Hajar‘s “This planet is burning”the latter includes vocals by He immigrated Himself.
last March, mustine Tell SiriusXM‘s “Trunk Nation With Eddie Trunk” about the future Mega Album: “I know we have a song that’s going to be served on the radio any day now. It’s a song called ‘killing time’. Obviously this [written about] Someone is in the past, but it is not as clear as it seems; it’s a emaciation Your time, not your time to kill things. It had to do with some of the situations that different guys and I got into the band over time. And I’m sure a lot of people will relate to that. So, it’s going to be sent to the radio, oh my God, any day now.”
Dave He also said he hopes to open some next Mega Appears with a new song called “Night stalker”. He said, “There are some sounds in it and that’s something we’ll incorporate into the beginning of our show.” “It is our path… my friend ice tea was a guest on “.
mustine Talk in more detail about “Night stalker” In a separate interview with Jose Mangin From SiriusXM Liquid Metal. He said, “It’s a tough song, I don’t remember if it’s the fastest song [on the new album] or not. But ‘night stalker’ It’s about the 160th Battalion with the United States Army, and all the black ops helicopters that go in at night – no one knows they’re there; They are inside, they are outside. And I had a friend ice tea Join me in part in the middle of it, because ice He was an Army Ranger, and he did a couple of tours in Afghanistan, I think. I think that was in ’91, when I first met him. It might have been a little earlier, but I know he was a keeper. And I just did something on his last record. But when I asked him, I thought it would be great to be around because of his bravery and then the fact that he had real credibility as a person who was there. And then we have many other players to take part in the path just to make it as real as possible. We’re going up to the base to shoot a bunch of footage, helicopter sounds and things like that. We have three videos we’re making for this record right now in Brazil, and we’re putting together all that production and material from the base, with helicopters and everything together, to make this first video of three progressing songs.”
Regarding He immigratedcontribution to “This planet is burning”And the mustine Tell “Trunk Nation With Eddie Trunk”: “It’s a very heavy song. And the good thing about that is [is] We didn’t just do the song; [Sammy] Played it too. So we have a little guitar. We have a lot to sing. I think it’s very difficult.”
As for the Megacoverage decision Police TruckAnd the mustine He said, “It’s no secret that I’m old Dead Kennedys Fan, I would have wanted to do Vacation in Cambodiabut my friends in Almond Rocket I did it, and I felt it [I would] Just let them get their glory from that song, and if the time comes, I’m sure another song will stick with it. And there was – was the song Police Truck. So we recorded it.”
earlier this year, mustine confirmed that certificate Guitar player Steve DiGiorgio Put on bass tracks “Sick, Dying, and Dead”.
There has been speculation about DigiorgioShare in the new Mega LP since last July, based on A a barrier video mustine The recorder in which he gave his first glimpse of the guitarist who re-recorded it David AllavsonThe bass on the long-awaited sound Mega efforts.
Digiorgio He is widely known as a pioneer of bass fretboard in heavy metal music, having played with him certificateAnd the the death And the Sadnes, among other things. Within this type, Steve He is respected for his amazing playing skills, versatility and techniques. He has over 40 studio album recordings and over 20 years of touring around the world.
Last month , Mega Bass player announced James Lomenzo As a permanent member of the band. Lomenzo I was MegaA bass player in the mid-2000s and has recently returned as a touring member of “Mineral Tour of the Year”.
Lomenzo join Mega in 2006 and appeared on two of the group’s studio albums, 2007 “United Abominations” and 2009 “game over”. He was separated from the group in 2010 and replaced with the original comeback Mega Guitar player David Allavson.
In addition to MegaAnd the Lomenzo played with Ozzy OsbourneAnd the Zack Wilde And the white lion. Over the past nine years, Lomenzo He performed with a famous rock band John Fogerty.
Lomenzo He played his first show with Mega At nearly 12 years ago this past August in Austin, Texas. The concert took place three months later Elefsondismissal from Mega After posting sexually immoral messages and explicit videos of him Twitter.
Elefson Put on his bus tracks Mega16th LP in May 2020 at a studio in Nashville, Tennessee. After a short time, he was cheering his performance on the recording, telling 96.7 KCAL-FM radio show “Wired in the Empire” That his musical chemistry Verpurin It was similar to the interaction between Jedi Lee And the Neil Burt on the classic Accelerates albums. “I feel like I’m new Mega record me and Dirk “I have those same moments,” he said. Mega – it’s not Accelerates, obviously — but in the realm of what we’re doing, there were these moments where I’d just go, “Oh, my God.” This is me when I was a kid going, ‘This is my country Jedi/Nile moment here. “
In June 2021, mustine announced during his episode Radio Gimme a program “The Dave Mustaine Show” who – which ElefsonBus lanes will not be used on the new Mega LP.
Elefson was in Mega From the band’s debut in 1983 to 2002, and again from 2010 until his last departure.