Megadeth: Rock Band Superbook by William Kurtz

Megadeth: Rock Band Superbook

byWilliam Kurtz

Kobo ebook | September 4, 2013

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Megadeth is an American heavy metal band from Los Angeles, California, that was founded in 1983 by Dave Mustaine and David Ellefson. Since then the band has released 14 studio albums. An innovator of the American thrash metal movement, Megadeth rose to international reputation in the 1980s and is among the "Big Four of Thrash" along with Metallica, Slayer and Anthrax, who created, developed and popularized the thrash metal sub-genre.

More than the band's 30 working years, more than 20 people have officially performed as part of the band, while Mustaine was the only persistent fellow. Megadeth is known for its unique, technical instrumental flair that often features dense, tricky passages and trade-off guitar solos and for repetitive lyrics containing politics, war, addiction, personal relationships and religion. Over 50 million records has been sold worldwide by the band. With six back to back albums being listed platinum or multi-platinum in the US, according to the band's official website. Peace Sells... but Who's Buying?, So Far, So Good... So What!, Rust in Peace, Youthanasia, and Cryptic Writings all attained platinum status, the band's fifth and most popular record, Countdown to Extinction, sold multi-platinum and the album Risk pull off gold certification. Eleven Grammy nominations has been received by the band till 2013.


Title:Megadeth: Rock Band SuperbookFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:September 4, 2013Publisher:William KurtzLanguage:English

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