INTERVIEW: Dirk Verbeuren of Megadeth – “The Sick, the Dying… and the Dead” Album Breakdown


Ghost Cult’s Omar Cordy held an EXCLUSIVE interview with Dirk Verbeuren of Megadeth! They caught up to discuss the new album “The Sick, the Dying… and the Dead!” and a variety of signposts in Dirk’s journey in heavy music. He chatted about the new album, the return of touring, how the band chooses a setlist, Megadeth’s many soundtrack favorites, Dirk’s thoughts on Gar Sameulson, and Nick Menza, how he made it into the band, how he chose to leave Soilwork in a professional way, his many passions outside of music, and more!


Interview and video editing by Omar Cordy of OJC Photography (​​​​). Theme music by Salted Wounds (



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The Sick, The Dying… And The Dead!

  1. We’ll Be Back: Chapter I:
  2. Night Stalkers: Chapter II:
  3. The Sick, The Dying… And The Dead!: Chapter III:
  4. Life In Hell: Chapter IV:

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