Megadeth Reveal 'Super Collider' As The New Album Title

Thrash titans announce the new album title, release month and a new record label.

Megadeth Reveal 'Super Collider' As The New Album Title
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Thrash titans Megadeth have made a big announcement yesterday. Apart from revealing the new record label and a UK tour, the band has officially set "Super Collider" as the new album title. Announced as 'dark, heavy and fast', the "TH1RT3EN" follow-up is currently being mixed in Vic's Garage studio in California with Johnny K (Disturbed, Sevendust, Machine Head, Staind) at the helm of production. The album is set for a June release via Dave Mustaine's own label Tradecraft, powered by Universal. "It was a real thrill for us to learn there was an opportunity to join Universal. It seems like every time you see a great band or music video, it comes from the Universal label. Being with Universal is by far the most exciting and prestigious home for Megadeth ever! "We are electrified with what the future holds and the possibilities such a powerhouse like Universal will bring for us all. We have worked with some great people over the years, and it is amazing to see so many of them on the Universal team for our new record, Super Collider. If Megadeth being here isn't satiating enough, having Tradecraft as my own label is going to be really amazing for metal bands around the world", stated the frontman. Universal seems as much as excited as the band and is 'looking forward' to working with the metal heavyweights. "Megadeth is not just one of the most successful metal bands, but one of the most influential rock bands of the past 30 years. They continue to be a huge draw on the road with their longtime fans as well as continually adding new fans. I look forward to working together with them", said UMe President/CEO Bruce Resnikoff. As far as the new tour goes, the group has announced they will be touring UK in June with four concert dates already confirmed. The tickets will go on sale on Friday, February 15. Despite revealing a lot of new info, there are still a few unanswered questions fans would like to know more about, such as the matter of a guest singer supposedly set to appear on "Super Collider". So how does "Super Collider" sound to you? Looking forward to this one or what? Post your thoughts in the comments section below.

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    Witt1975
    Is it just me or does this sound like a Tenacious D song title... Maybe the sequel to Master Exploder....
    GeriatricNinja
    Dark, heavy and fast. Just the way Megadeth should be
    maximumrocker
    Just like my men should be
    jsp16
    Why isn't it called Mega Collision....unless that makes no sense like the Pope quitting due to health, when he's gonna die soon anyways
    )v(egaFan90
    Exactly! But why must we wait until June? Sooooo long!
    Prometh3us
    The songs themselves need to be mixed, the band has to listen to the final product, approve it, change what they feel isn't good enough, and then they have to do all of the copyright stuff, get a cover and booklet design. Then get someone to print X copies, burn X CD's, vinyls, posters, etc. etc. etc. It's very time consuming and expensive and can't all be done in a week. It would be nice if it were possible, though. But this record was one they were all looking forward to making and weren't pressured into making like Th1rt3en. The quality of the record will most likely make it definitely worth waiting for.
    )v(egaFan90
    yeah i know This is just me eagerly awaiting my favorite band. Obviously I'd rather them take their time and not feel pressured.
    Zaqq
    I hope the album will be kickass, but the name is pretty... strange.
    conorpatt
    Yeah, Radiohead have a song called "Supercollider", so I though this was a weird name
    Lol Natures
    Next week, Black Sabbath announces that they're naming their new album Sup3r C011id3r. Because Sabbath's new album is currently named 13 and the last Megadeth album is named- Okay, we get it.
    LightxGrenade
    I kinda like the name. Do you guys think it's in reference to the Large Hadron Collider? Speeding atoms up to 99.99% of the speed of light then smashing them to recreate mini-big bangs...sounds pretty metal to me lol.
    pearns
    I think dave should have a final dig and it should be called "The Blacker Album".
    nincompoop
    "Super Collider", though odd sounding, seems to me to hint that there's something inspired about it. Endgame and TH1RT3EN both sounded like "Fuck it, we'll just call it this." There might actually be a concept to the album... either that or Dave's drug-addled brain just thought it sounded cool.
    HAZ-121
    UK dates: 3rd June - Newcastle 4th June - Glasgow 5th June - Manchester 6th June - London Where is the date for Wales?!?! Looks like I'll have to travel for this one.
    Faxl
    Tell me about it, no birmingham either. However they did this in 2007 - four or five dates then a proper uk tour the following year. Hope for some more dates soon.
    dial-a-death
    I'm guessing there's going to be a song about creating a black hole that will destroy the world. I'm thinking an updated Rust In Peace...Polaris.