Billed as ‘The Metal Tour Of The Year’, Trivium and In Flames will also play in support on the extensive US trek.
Riding the crest of a commercial wave in the 90s, Megadeth’s ‘Cryptic Writings’ proved they could still add speed and vigour to their brand of thrash metal.
The band's next record will be the long-awaited follow-up to 2016's celebrated 'Dystopia'.
The legendary metal frontman will be chatting live with fans and sharing anecdotes this afternoon on YouTube.
The Megadeth bassist released his “Simple Truth” EP, as well as its title track single, ahead of schedule, to support the Italian Red Cross.
The epic 55-city tour will stretch across summer and fall, kicking off on 12 June in Bristow, VA and wrapping on 13 November in Reno, NV.
The Megadeth leader revealed he was battling the disease in June 2019, and reported in September that he had almost completed his treatment.
Thrash icon Dave Mustaine announced he’s working on a book that details the making of Megadeth’s album ‘Rust in Peace’, titled ‘Building the Perfect Beast’.
Mustaine says: "They’re great instruments and they represent more than 40 years of playing, but I’ve got more than I could possibly use myself."
Five Finger Death Punch said: “Megadeth need no introduction, they are absolute legends. Dave Mustaine’s contribution to this genre is simply immeasurable."
Full details of the tour schedule are likely to be unveiled on 9 September.
“Megadeth’s been around for 35 years, and I thought we’d done it all, but being a part of the Richard Childress Racing team on their 50th anniversary is mind-blowing", says Dave Mustaine.
With ‘Countdown To Extinction’, Dave Mustaine put politics front and centre of Megadeth’s work, tackling both the Gulf War and the conflict in his own psyche.
Megadeth frontman and thrash metal icon Dave Mustaine has announced he’s been diagnosed with throat cancer in an official statement.
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The film, which is directed by Adam Dubin, is set to premiere on 20 April at AMC Kabuki 8 in San Francisco.