Megadeth, who have entered the studio to start work on a new album prior to playing their "Countdown To Extinction 20th Anniversary Tour", surprisingly announced they are wrapping up their deal with Roadrunner Records and are moving on.
Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine tweeted the news on Sunday, writing:
Today marks the end of an era with Roadrunner @rrusa. Hopefully we can finish strong with a #Grammy.
Megadeth's last album was 2011's "Thirteen"; the track "Whose Life (Is It Anyways?)" is nominated in the "Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance" category at the 55th annual Grammy Awards, which will be held on February 10 in Los Angeles.According to HenneMusic the band's 11th Grammy nomination sees them competing alongside songs from Anthrax, Halestorm, Iron Maiden, Lamb Of God and Marilyn Manson.