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'Wake Up Dead'
Follow Billboard. All rights reserved. Then again, if Dave Mustaine had taken the high road when Metallica sacked him in , the world would have been denied some of the most provocative metal to emerge in the ascendant days of thrash.
'Washington Is Next!'
This is a man whose entire career path was pretty much motivated by his desire to get even with the band that ousted him, Metallica. So many, in fact, that this list of the Top 10 Megadeth Songs was harder to pin down than winning a political debate with the outspoken Mustaine. Of all the latter-day triumphs to be found in the ever-expanding Megadeth catalog, arguably no song satisfies the lofty expectations of fans, old and new, quite as successfully as 'Washington Is Next! Can you blame him? Fresh from his break with Metallica in , Dave Mustaine wasted little time before beginning to construct the instrument of his revenge with the fledgling Megadeth. Here, Dave Mustaine weaves a surprisingly candid tale of marital infidelity over an incessantly evolving sequence of high-energy riffs and fretboard-melting lead runs that resemble some kind of a six-string relay race -- one that leaves wannabe guitar slingers huffing and puffing to keep up. We dare say that a more dignified suicide note has never been committed to the art of heavy-metal power balladry, and yes, we're including Metallica's 'Fade to Black' in our deliberations. The mother of all conspiracy theories inspired 'Rust in Peace''s 'Hangar 18,' which, relatively speaking, has to be one of the catchiest and most straightforward compositions found in the Megadeth discography, and yet it still trips up even the most accomplished guitar players.
American thrash metal band Megadeth has released fifteen studio albums , five live albums , six compilation albums , one EP , forty-nine singles , ten video albums , and forty-four music videos. The band toured and gained a following, signing with the independent label Combat Records in late Megadeth's first major-label album, Peace Sells