Megadeth Shares a New Single and Video – “Killing Time”

Megadeth has shared a new single and music video for the track – “ “Killing Time” – the third video in a series of five conceived by Dave Mustaine. The song comes from their acclaimed new album The Sick, The Dying… And The Dead, which dropped on September 2nd via UMe. The band has been nominated for a Grammy, toured heavily, landed in our Album of the Year Countdown for 2022, and more! Watch the video here and stream the track on all DSPs today! Continue reading

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!

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Megadeth’s New Album Hits Number Three On The Billboard Charts, Tops Other Charts Worldwide and Launches New NFT’s

Megadeth has earned its highest charting album worldwide in the band’s history for the debut of its new album The Sick, The Dying… And The Dead! Read our review here. The album has taken the No. 3 spot on the Billboard 200 marking their eighth Top Ten album of their career, and matching the chart impact of the band’s last album, the Grammy-winning Dystopia. The Sick, The Dying… And The Dead! total Consumption was 47,552, and pure Album Sales were 44,781, placing the album at No.1 on Top Album Sales, Top Current Albums Sales, Top Rock & Alternative Album, Top Rock Albums, and Top Hard Rock Albums charts respectively, and at No. 2 on the Vinyl Album Sales chart.

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Steve Digiorgio (Testament, Death, Sadus) Played Bass on The New Megadeth Record

Steve Digiorgio (Testament, Sadus, Death) is the bass player on the new Megadeth album. Long suspected and unconfirmed until today, Dave Mustaine credited Digiorgio for the bass work new Megadeth album, The Sick, The Dying, And The Dead, due on July 8, 2022 in a new interview today. The album features a cover of Dead Kennedys’ “Police Truck” and Sammy Hagar’s “This Planet’s On Fire”, with vocals from Hagar. Mustaine shared this new leader shared the news of DiGiorgio’s involvement, replacing the previously deleted bass tracks of former bassist David Ellefson in an interview with Jose Mangin of SiriusXM Liquid Metal, while discussing the upcoming leg 2 of the “Metal Tour of The Year” with Lamb of God, Trivium, and In Flames as well as the upcoming Megaddeth cover of “Take No Prisoners” Mustaine did with LoG, debuting on April 1st.

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