Megadeth Streaming Two New 'Super Collider' Tracks

Listen to the newest tracks from "Super Collider" album scheduled for release tomorrow!

Megadeth Streaming Two New 'Super Collider' Tracks
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Thrash titans Megadeth have officially premiered two new tracks off their upcoming record "Super Collider." Titled "The Blackest Crow" and "Built for War," the songs prove that despite being three decades into their musical career, Dave Mustaine and co. still have some fresh tricks and the will to experiment with their music. This mostly goes for "The Blackest Crow," the banjo-driven tune with some clear Bluegrass influences. Featuring a few neat slide guitar fills, the gloomy mid-tempo jam clocks in at just under four and a half minutes and is inspired by the Alzheimer's Disease battle Mustaine's mother-in-law is going through. The frontman also discussed the previously announced guest appearance from country icon Willie Nelson, explaining that their schedules simply couldn't line up. Mustaine also admitted sending the cut to country star Miranda Lambert, who rejected the offer. "Although she declined, her manager was polite enough to reportedly say she didn't feel she could make the song better," the frontman said. "I was very flattered." You can check out "The Blackest Crow" in the player below (exclusive by the Rolling Stone).
The second tune, "Built for War," is less experimental and more direct, in-your-face heavy track. Upbeat tempo, rocking riffs galore and somewhat of a warmongering bridge are all the reasons you need to check this one out as well. "I think Megadeth is a very unique musical outfit and [we've] stood the test of time," Mustaine said while commenting the new song. "We're almost 30 years old and we're still relevant, [and] we're still making good records." You can listen to "Built for War" in the player below (exclusive by Grammy.com).
As the fourteenth Megadeth record, "Super Collider" drops tomorrow (June 4) via frontman's Universal-powered label Tradecraft. Apart from the two latest songs, the album was also announced with the title track single and "Kingmaker."

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    iommi600
    Downvote me at will but... this is meh-tastic. And the banjo work on "The Blackest Crow" is just... just... you know what? Nevermind it, I don't wanna describe my mental pictures of crows attacking the corn and enslaving me.
    vppark2
    "The Blackest Crow!!!!! The Blackest Crow!!!!! The Blackest Crow!!!!! The Blackest Crow!!!!!" Then, all of a sudden, the song ends. Really Dave, really?
    RndyW0
    It's not even really good banjo playing, man. Wanna get some virtuoso banjo up in here!
    crazysam23_Atax
    WAAHHH! I WANT ANOTHER CLASSIC MEGADETH ALBUM. Seriously, this is much better than most stuff today.
    KingV911
    That doesn't make it good. I don't like that argument at all. I know what Mustaine is capable of, or was capable of. So hearing mediocre songs like these aren't getting me excited, even if most everything else sucks pretty bad as well.
    TheHydra
    Jesus Christ, no one cares about the asinine opinions you insist on shoving into every conversation that isn't yet about you. And shave that neckbeard. It's hideous.
    RndyW0
    The guitar work isn't that impressive at all still, I was really hoping after the last 2 tracks were streamed that it was going to get better. The other tracks best really pull it out of the bag, doesn't seem like they are using Dave or Chris's guitar skills as they should be so far. I mean, even Endgame had stuff like "Head Crusher", "1320" and "Dialectic Chaos"...what are they doing?
    daken_1
    The Blackest Crow didn't sound as bad as I expected, but still, nothing from Supercollider has really impressed me so far. Not bad though.
    solidrevolver19
    This album was leaked and I listened to all the songs and I gotta say is that it's so awful, Dave wrote the most cheesiest lyrics for this album and his voice got awfully bad more than before.
    JFRules
    Actually listening to the whole album on Youtube right now and I think after Risk this is the worst album they have done.
    SirWurscht
    Risk is actually pretty awesome if you are just a little bit open-minded. Mustaine never sung better than on Risk and wrote some pretty hooky tunes that will stay in my ears forever.
    GeriatricNinja
    Not too bad... actually better than I was anticipating. Will have to wait and see how the rest of the album sounds
    taytay8b
    This isn't a surprise this band is pumping out an album every 1 1/2 - 2 years
    ewolf5150
    i have enjoyed the last few albums megadeth has released and bought endgame and 13. at 1st, 13 didn't click with me, but then i grew to love it. i will be picking up super collider tomorrow as well. however, built for war is corny as hell, and daves voice is laughable on it. kingmaker i think is awesome and the title track is decent.
    vppark2
    I couldn't even listen to the 2nd track. Dave's voice in the beginning just turns me off. I also can't see myself listening to many of the songs they streamed so far again.
    Thermon
    The Blackest Crow would have been really cool if in the middle there was some sort of dynamic changes, like if the first half of the song set up a really creepy vibe and then it got really chaotic. Just something like that to make it more effective, because the banjo part is kinda nervous sounding and they should have really expanded on that mood, but it never grows past just being barely uneasy sounding.
    Leather Sleeves
    I'm usually open to the newer stuff legends like Slayer or Megadeth release, but I can't defend this one.
    Abacus11
    Yeah this is a tough one to defend. I'll still look forward to the next Megadeth album in a couple of years though.
    Rajah
    My favorite part on the album is the ending of Dance In The Rain, David Draiman's vocals have never sounded so good.
    whatzit.tooyah.
    The Blackest Crow sounds like a demonic Bon Jovi song. Built for War was ok. Pretty stock, but it was tolerable.
    Abacus11
    This album is even worse than "Risk". I love everything Megadeth recorded from KIMBABIG through Countdown and Endgame was a pleasant surprise but I think that Mustaine might be done.
    Bhaaa
    at least risk IS a far better record than this new one, despite the fact it is not pure trash. Goods songs and melodies on Risk. Well my point of view anyway : but I do agree with you.
    Patriot1zzy
    Dave, go on hiatus and come back when you're ready to write a decent album. Kthx.
    CPEngel
    I have already listened to the album a few times and it is really lackluster. Nothing really pops out as a great track, kind of like The World Needs a Hero. After the last interview with Mustaine I really think he doesn't like writing complicated songs anymore which happens to be the Megadeth trademark. He unfortuneately has slumped into the pattern in today's music industry that songs are just a simple pattern of a few lyrics with a hook. RIP Megadeth