Monday, January 24, 2022

Megadeth return with new album ‘Dystopia’.

With fresh blood, thrash titans Megadeth return with their 15th studio album Dystopia ‘ on Universal Music / Tradecraft / T-Boy Records on January 22nd.

Dave Mustaine and David Ellefson, the constant forces behind Megadeth have welcomed former Angra guitarist Kiko Loureiro, and drumming mastermind Chris Adler of Lamb of God fame into the fold for this release. Recorded in Nashville, TN, and mixed by Josh Wilbur, this album has stoked the creative fires that are ready to be unleashed upon release.

Dystopia Consists of 11 brand new tracks, the first of which has been released, “Fatal Illusion”. Coming out on CD, LP and digital download, this album brings the ever familiar presence Dave Mustaine is known for, raspy vocals mixed with the musical wizardry he has been known for since first hitting the scene, this is Megadeths rise from the ashes.

Check out the track below:


Thirty years on, and still pushing boundaries, Megadeth are one of the main architects behind thrash metal, recently earning he accolade of Greatest Thrash Metal Debut Album of All Time from VH1 for ‘Killing Is My Business…and Business Is Good!’ With albums sales worldwide surpassing 38 million, 11 Grammy® nominations as well as 5 consecutive platinum albums, they are far from done with business yet.

Dystopiatrack listing:

1. The Threat Is Real

2. Dystopia

3. Fatal Illusion 

4. Death From Within

5. Bullet To The Brain

6. Post American World

7. Poisonous Shadows

8. Conquer Or Die!

9. Lying In State

10. The Emperor

11. Foreign Policy

Megadeth’s current tour dates:

Oct 6th – Beijing, China, Hui Yuan M Zone Center

Oct 8th – Shanghai, China, Shanghai Gymnasium

Oct 11th – Tokyo, Japan, Loud Part 15

Oct 13th – Osaka, Japan, Orix Theater

Oct 16th – Perth, Australia, Metro City

Oct 18th – Sydney, Australia, Hordern Pavilion

Oct 19th – Melbourne, Australia, Festival Hall

Oct 21st – Brisbane, Australia, Eatons Hill

Oct 24th – Shillong, India, NH7 Weekender Fest. @ Bhoirymbong

Oct 30th – Mumbai, India, Richardson & Cruddas

Nov 1st – Calcutta, India, N7 Weekender Fest. @ Nicco Park Grounds

Nov 4th – Moscow, Russia, Stadium Live

Nov 5th – St. Petersburg, Russia, A2 Arena

Nov 9th – Dublin, Ireland, 3 Arena

Nov 11th – Glasgow, Scotland, Braehead Arena

Nov 12th – Manchester, England, O2 Apollo Manchester

Nov 14th – Wembley, England, The SSE Arena

Nov 15th – Birmingham, England, O2 Academy Birmingham

Dec 5th – Toluca, Mexico, Centro Dinamico Pegaso

Keep up with all things Megadeth via these links:

Ash Crowson
RAMzine Senior Contributor - Guitarist, photographer, geek, gamer, full on metalhead and allround barfly, if i'm not at work, a gig or studying for my degree, you'll find me at the bar! A fascination with second world war history and military aviation. All with a very dry humour to round me off!

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