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Megadeth

Country of origin:
United States
Location:
Los Angeles, California
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1983
Genre:
Speed/Thrash Metal, Heavy Metal/Rock (1990s)
Lyrical themes:
Politics, War, History, Death, Religion, Hate, New World Order
Current label:
Tradecraft
Years active:
1983 (as Fallen Angels), 1983-2002, 2004-present
Megadeth was formed in late 1983 when Dave Mustaine (formerly of Metallica) threw a potted plant through the window of David Ellefson's apartment because Ellefson was practicing his bass too loud. When the band was formed Dijion Carruthers was their drummer and Greg Handevidt on guitars. They quickly replaced Carruthers with drummer Lee Rausch, recorded a demo and secured a few gigs in the San ...
Current
David Ellefson Bass (1983-2002, 2010-present)
See also: Altitudes & Attitude, David Ellefson, Knight Fury, Metal Allegiance, Temple of Brutality, Hail!, ex-Angels of Babylon, ex-Killing Machine, ex-Soulfly (live), ex-Tim Ripper Owens (live), ex-F5, ex-Fallen Angels
Dave Mustaine Guitars, Vocals (1983-2002, 2004-present)
See also: ex-MD.45, ex-Metallica, ex-Fallen Angels, ex-Panic
Kiko Loureiro Guitars (lead) (2015-present)
See also: Angra, Denison Fernandes, Kiko Loureiro, Neural Code, ex-Tarja (live)
Dirk Verbeuren Drums (2016-present)
See also: Abyssal Vortex, Anatomy of I, Bent Sea, Cadaver, Phaze I, Scarve, The Project Hate MCMXCIX, Vetur, Withered Moon, ex-Anaon, ex-Nuclear Blast Allstars, ex-Aborted, ex-Devin Townsend Project, ex-Headline, ex-Lyzanxia, ex-Mortuary, ex-Phazm, ex-Powermad, ex-Soilwork, ex-Solium Fatalis, ex-Sublime Cadaveric Decomposition, ex-Taliandörögd, ex-Warrel Dane, ex-Satyricon (live), ex-Artsonic, ex-Yyrkoon (live), ex-One-Way Mirror, ex-Stenval
Past
Dijon Carruthers Drums (1983)
Lee Rauch Drums (1983-1984)
See also: ex-Wargod, ex-Dark Angel
Greg Handevidt Guitars (1983-1984)
See also: ex-Kublai Khan, ex-Fallen Angels
Robert Cromwell Guitars (1983)
See also: ex-Forgotten Child, ex-Fallen Angels
Lawrence "Lor" Kane Vocals (1983)
Gar Samuelson Drums (1984-1987)
(R.I.P. 1999) See also: ex-Fatal Opera, ex-The New Yorkers
Chris Poland Guitars (1984-1987, 2004)
See also: Chris Poland, ex-Damn the Machine, Ohm, OHMphrey, ex-Circle Jerks, ex-Mumbo's Brain, ex-The New Yorkers
Chuck Behler Drums (1987-1989)
See also: ex-Erebus, ex-The Meanies, ex-Madaxemen, ex-Massacre, ex-Street Elite
Jay Reynolds Guitars (1987)
See also: Malice, ex-Neverland, ex-Metal Church
Jeff Young Guitars (1987-1989)
See also: Jeff Young, ex-Badi Assad, ex-Black Widow
Nick Menza Drums (1989-1998, 2004)
(R.I.P. 2016) See also: ex-Rhoads, ex-Von Skeletor, ex-Marty Friedman, ex-Memorain, ex-Orphaned to Hatred, ex-Atomic Disintegrator, ex-Chodle's Trunk, ex-Cold Fire, ex-Deltanaut, ex-Grand Theft, ex-Menza, ex-Mindstreem, ex-OHM, ex-Metal All Stars (live)
Marty Friedman Guitars (1990-1999)
See also: Marty Friedman, Metal Clone X, Takamiy (live), ex-Cacophony, ex-Hawaii, ex-Aloha, ex-Vixen, ex-Deuce, ex-Aikawa Nanase, ex-FANTA, ex-Jet Red, ex-Lovefixer, ex-Red Dye #2, ex-Rock Fujiyama Band, ex-Rocket to Russia, ex-Ami Suzuki (live), ex-Shining (live)
Jimmy DeGrasso Drums (1998-2002)
See also: Dokken (live), F5, ex-MD.45, Black Star Riders, ex-Killing Machine, ex-Ministry, ex-Suicidal Tendencies, ex-Alice Cooper, ex-David Lee Roth, ex-Fiona, ex-Hail!, ex-Mama's Boys, ex-O'2L, ex-Talas, ex-White Lion, ex-Y & T, ex-Ronnie Montrose (live), ex-Stone Sour (live)
Al Pitrelli Guitars (2000-2002)
See also: Savatage, Trans-Siberian Orchestra, ex-Widowmaker, ex-Van Helsing's Curse, O'2L, ex-Alice Cooper, ex-Asia, ex-Blue Öyster Cult, ex-CPR, ex-Danger Danger, ex-Flesh and Blood, ex-Hotshot, ex-Michael Bolton, ex-Place Called Rage, ex-Talas, ex-Vertex
James MacDonough Bass (2004-2006)
See also: ex-Mad Axe, ex-Prodigy, ex-Iced Earth, ex-Nevermore (live), ex-Strapping Young Lad (live), ex-Brutal Assault, ex-Delta 9, ex-Invader
Jimmy Sloas Bass (2004)
See also: ex-Dogs of Peace, ex-The Imperials
Shawn Drover Drums (2004-2014)
See also: Act of Defiance, Eidolon, ex-Infernäl Mäjesty (live), ex-Bruiz
Vinnie Colaiuta Drums (2004)
See also: ex-Five Peace Band, ex-Frank Zappa, ex-Sting, ex-Chick Corea (live), ex-Herbie Hancock (live), ex-Jeff Beck (live)
Glen Drover Guitars (2004-2008)
See also: Eidolon, Glen Drover, Sacrifice (live), ex-King Diamond, ex-Testament (live), ex-Queensrÿche
James LoMenzo Bass (2006-2010)
See also: ex-Pride & Glory, Hail!, Sweet & Lynch, X Drive, ex-Black Label Society, ex-Ozzy Osbourne, ex-Zakk Wylde, ex-Rondinelli, ex-David Lee Roth, ex-Dio Disciples, ex-Lynch Mob, ex-Slash's Snakepit, ex-White Lion, ex-Ace Frehley (live)
Chris Broderick Guitars (2008-2014)
See also: Act of Defiance, ex-Industrial Eden, ex-Jag Panzer, ex-Ballistic, ex-Nevermore (live)
Past (Live)
Kerry King Guitars (1984)
See also: Slayer
Mike Albert Guitars (1985)
See also: Mike Albert Project
Chris Adler Drums (2015-2016)
See also: Lamb of God, ex-Burn the Priest, ex-Blotted Science, ex-Corrosion of Conformity (live), ex-Calibra, ex-Cry Havoc, ex-El Tigre, ex-EvilDeathInc., ex-Exit-In, ex-Grouser, ex-Jettison Charlie
Tony Laureano Drums (2015-2016)
See also: Eulogy, Insidious Disease, Naphobia, Devil's Highway, Sanctification, ex-Angelcorpse, ex-Aurora Borealis, ex-Brujeria, ex-Devolution, ex-Malevolent Creation, ex-Nidingr, ex-Nile, ex-1349 (live), ex-All That Remains (live), ex-Belphegor (live), ex-Dimmu Borgir (live), ex-Kult ov Azazel (live), ex-Skeletonwitch (live), ex-The Black Dahlia Murder (live), ex-Acheron, ex-Astaroth
Dirk Verbeuren Drums (2016)
See also: Abyssal Vortex, Anatomy of I, Bent Sea, Cadaver, Phaze I, Scarve, The Project Hate MCMXCIX, Vetur, Withered Moon, ex-Anaon, ex-Nuclear Blast Allstars, ex-Aborted, ex-Devin Townsend Project, ex-Headline, ex-Lyzanxia, ex-Mortuary, ex-Phazm, ex-Powermad, ex-Soilwork, ex-Solium Fatalis, ex-Sublime Cadaveric Decomposition, ex-Taliandörögd, ex-Warrel Dane, ex-Satyricon (live), ex-Artsonic, ex-Yyrkoon (live), ex-One-Way Mirror, ex-Stenval
David Ellefson Bass (1983-2002, 2010-present)
See also: Altitudes & Attitude, David Ellefson, Knight Fury, Metal Allegiance, Temple of Brutality, Hail!, ex-Angels of Babylon, ex-Killing Machine, ex-Soulfly (live), ex-Tim Ripper Owens (live), ex-F5, ex-Fallen Angels
Dave Mustaine Guitars, Vocals (1983-2002, 2004-present)
See also: ex-MD.45, ex-Metallica, ex-Fallen Angels, ex-Panic
Kiko Loureiro Guitars (lead) (2015-present)
See also: Angra, Denison Fernandes, Kiko Loureiro, Neural Code, ex-Tarja (live)
Dirk Verbeuren Drums (2016-present)
See also: Abyssal Vortex, Anatomy of I, Bent Sea, Cadaver, Phaze I, Scarve, The Project Hate MCMXCIX, Vetur, Withered Moon, ex-Anaon, ex-Nuclear Blast Allstars, ex-Aborted, ex-Devin Townsend Project, ex-Headline, ex-Lyzanxia, ex-Mortuary, ex-Phazm, ex-Powermad, ex-Soilwork, ex-Solium Fatalis, ex-Sublime Cadaveric Decomposition, ex-Taliandörögd, ex-Warrel Dane, ex-Satyricon (live), ex-Artsonic, ex-Yyrkoon (live), ex-One-Way Mirror, ex-Stenval
Dijon Carruthers Drums (1983)
Lee Rauch Drums (1983-1984)
See also: ex-Wargod, ex-Dark Angel
Greg Handevidt Guitars (1983-1984)
See also: ex-Kublai Khan, ex-Fallen Angels
Robert Cromwell Guitars (1983)
See also: ex-Forgotten Child, ex-Fallen Angels
Lawrence "Lor" Kane Vocals (1983)
Gar Samuelson Drums (1984-1987)
(R.I.P. 1999) See also: ex-Fatal Opera, ex-The New Yorkers
Chris Poland Guitars (1984-1987, 2004)
See also: Chris Poland, ex-Damn the Machine, Ohm, OHMphrey, ex-Circle Jerks, ex-Mumbo's Brain, ex-The New Yorkers
Chuck Behler Drums (1987-1989)
See also: ex-Erebus, ex-The Meanies, ex-Madaxemen, ex-Massacre, ex-Street Elite
Jay Reynolds Guitars (1987)
See also: Malice, ex-Neverland, ex-Metal Church
Jeff Young Guitars (1987-1989)
See also: Jeff Young, ex-Badi Assad, ex-Black Widow
Nick Menza Drums (1989-1998, 2004)
(R.I.P. 2016) See also: ex-Rhoads, ex-Von Skeletor, ex-Marty Friedman, ex-Memorain, ex-Orphaned to Hatred, ex-Atomic Disintegrator, ex-Chodle's Trunk, ex-Cold Fire, ex-Deltanaut, ex-Grand Theft, ex-Menza, ex-Mindstreem, ex-OHM, ex-Metal All Stars (live)
Marty Friedman Guitars (1990-1999)
See also: Marty Friedman, Metal Clone X, Takamiy (live), ex-Cacophony, ex-Hawaii, ex-Aloha, ex-Vixen, ex-Deuce, ex-Aikawa Nanase, ex-FANTA, ex-Jet Red, ex-Lovefixer, ex-Red Dye #2, ex-Rock Fujiyama Band, ex-Rocket to Russia, ex-Ami Suzuki (live), ex-Shining (live)
Jimmy DeGrasso Drums (1998-2002)
See also: Dokken (live), F5, ex-MD.45, Black Star Riders, ex-Killing Machine, ex-Ministry, ex-Suicidal Tendencies, ex-Alice Cooper, ex-David Lee Roth, ex-Fiona, ex-Hail!, ex-Mama's Boys, ex-O'2L, ex-Talas, ex-White Lion, ex-Y & T, ex-Ronnie Montrose (live), ex-Stone Sour (live)
Al Pitrelli Guitars (2000-2002)
See also: Savatage, Trans-Siberian Orchestra, ex-Widowmaker, ex-Van Helsing's Curse, O'2L, ex-Alice Cooper, ex-Asia, ex-Blue Öyster Cult, ex-CPR, ex-Danger Danger, ex-Flesh and Blood, ex-Hotshot, ex-Michael Bolton, ex-Place Called Rage, ex-Talas, ex-Vertex
James MacDonough Bass (2004-2006)
See also: ex-Mad Axe, ex-Prodigy, ex-Iced Earth, ex-Nevermore (live), ex-Strapping Young Lad (live), ex-Brutal Assault, ex-Delta 9, ex-Invader
Jimmy Sloas Bass (2004)
See also: ex-Dogs of Peace, ex-The Imperials
Shawn Drover Drums (2004-2014)
See also: Act of Defiance, Eidolon, ex-Infernäl Mäjesty (live), ex-Bruiz
Vinnie Colaiuta Drums (2004)
See also: ex-Five Peace Band, ex-Frank Zappa, ex-Sting, ex-Chick Corea (live), ex-Herbie Hancock (live), ex-Jeff Beck (live)
Glen Drover Guitars (2004-2008)
See also: Eidolon, Glen Drover, Sacrifice (live), ex-King Diamond, ex-Testament (live), ex-Queensrÿche
James LoMenzo Bass (2006-2010)
See also: ex-Pride & Glory, Hail!, Sweet & Lynch, X Drive, ex-Black Label Society, ex-Ozzy Osbourne, ex-Zakk Wylde, ex-Rondinelli, ex-David Lee Roth, ex-Dio Disciples, ex-Lynch Mob, ex-Slash's Snakepit, ex-White Lion, ex-Ace Frehley (live)
Chris Broderick Guitars (2008-2014)
See also: Act of Defiance, ex-Industrial Eden, ex-Jag Panzer, ex-Ballistic, ex-Nevermore (live)
Past
Kerry King Guitars (1984)
See also: Slayer
Mike Albert Guitars (1985)
See also: Mike Albert Project
Chris Adler Drums (2015-2016)
See also: Lamb of God, ex-Burn the Priest, ex-Blotted Science, ex-Corrosion of Conformity (live), ex-Calibra, ex-Cry Havoc, ex-El Tigre, ex-EvilDeathInc., ex-Exit-In, ex-Grouser, ex-Jettison Charlie
Tony Laureano Drums (2015-2016)
See also: Eulogy, Insidious Disease, Naphobia, Devil's Highway, Sanctification, ex-Angelcorpse, ex-Aurora Borealis, ex-Brujeria, ex-Devolution, ex-Malevolent Creation, ex-Nidingr, ex-Nile, ex-1349 (live), ex-All That Remains (live), ex-Belphegor (live), ex-Dimmu Borgir (live), ex-Kult ov Azazel (live), ex-Skeletonwitch (live), ex-The Black Dahlia Murder (live), ex-Acheron, ex-Astaroth
Dirk Verbeuren Drums (2016)
See also: Abyssal Vortex, Anatomy of I, Bent Sea, Cadaver, Phaze I, Scarve, The Project Hate MCMXCIX, Vetur, Withered Moon, ex-Anaon, ex-Nuclear Blast Allstars, ex-Aborted, ex-Devin Townsend Project, ex-Headline, ex-Lyzanxia, ex-Mortuary, ex-Phazm, ex-Powermad, ex-Soilwork, ex-Solium Fatalis, ex-Sublime Cadaveric Decomposition, ex-Taliandörögd, ex-Warrel Dane, ex-Satyricon (live), ex-Artsonic, ex-Yyrkoon (live), ex-One-Way Mirror, ex-Stenval
Added by: Blastbeats Modified by: Lane
Added on: 2002-07-17 20:20:40 Last modified on: 2016-07-19 10:13:44