Review: Megadeth "Super Collider" - BassPlayer.com

Review: Megadeth "Super Collider"

Right from the opening track of their 14th album, the veteran rockers of Megadeth sound young and hungry, and Dave Ellefson’s charging bass sets the tone for a record that is equal parts thrash metal and heavy rock.
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Right from the opening track of their 14th album, the veteran rockers of Megadeth sound young and hungry, and Dave Ellefson’s charging bass sets the tone for a record that is equal parts thrash metal and heavy rock. Fans of Ellefson will rejoice at the way he digs into the pocket on speed-hungry songs like “Built For War,” sounding just like the Ellefson of yore.

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