Tag: Megadeth

Riffology – Megadeth’s “The Conjuring”

Some time recently, though precisely where I read it I can’t recall, my pal and yours, Captain Michael Wuensch, stated that “The Conjuring” was the best Megadeth song. Now, previous to Cap’s declaration, I hadn’t

Last Rites’ Facebook Albums Of The Week: June 3rd – June 9th

“Album Of The Day” is a Last Rites Facebook feature we started whose purpose is quite straight-forward: highlight one album per day and say a few words about it. Understanding that not everyone chooses to

Song Moratorium: Cease and De-Setlist

Music is communicated via two means: recorded media and live. We undoubtedly hear it more coming from the former, but the latter — the gig, the show, the concert — is the heart of heavy

Megadeth – Dystopia Review

There’s almost no good reason anymore to discuss Megadeth’s last two decades. But I guess we sort of have to… Either you started with the band in their prime, their mostly classic run from the

80s Essentials – Volume Eight

Welcome to Volume Eight of The Most Essential Albums of the Eighties. Previous volumes are available here. What’s in store this week? Just another ten examples of the wild diversity of 80s metal: straight-up heavy

Megadeth – Super Collider Review

As recently as 2009’s Endgame, Megadeth was a very good band. Perhaps not a great one, but it appeared as if fans were primed to enjoy a late career surge from Dave Mustaine that included

Megadeth – Thirteen Review

The narrative arc of Megadeth’s career over the past decade has been your standard, steady upward climb from a series of miscalculations and baldly embarrassing albums. With their career arguably hitting a soul-deflating nadir with

Megadeth – The 90s Essentials Interview

[As part of MetalReview‘s ongoing series The 100 Most Essential Albums Of The 1990s, members of bands whose records are included in that list consented to interviews. What follows is Part One of the interview