Megadeth To Start Recording New Album Next Week

Mustaine also apologises to fans for swearing too much, and complains that he has to cut down on eating some of his favorite foods like chocolate to help his damaged vocal cords repair themselves.

Megadeth To Start Recording New Album Next Week
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Dave Mustaine has confirmed that Megadeth will start on their new album next week, and adds that he's embarrassed by how much he swears in interviews. He made the announcement during an update on his health problems which include damaged vocal cords and a bad back, which peaked last year when Megadeth were touring as part of the Big Four. "I still find it laughable that someone I know said I was a pussy while lying in an ER awaiting spinal surgery for contemplating cancelling the 'Big Four' show in New York City," Mustaine wrote in an update to fans (via Blabbermouth). "I walked away from the surgery, which was done after the concert (who's the p--sy now?) and was a complete success." His problem is treatable, but has been forced to cut certain foods from his diet, including chocolate, tomatoes and coffee. "I am loving this 'Countdown' 20th-anniversary tour, and with the new record starting next week, singing is more important to me than ever," he writes. Finally, he adds that he's been watching footage of his interviews and live shows, and felt compelled to apologise for his bad language: "I'm not a prude, but I am sorry for my language and some of the offensive words I chose to say. We all have said stuff we regret, and while I don't 'regret it,' I do feel that you deserve better from me." Are you excited about hearing the new Megadeth album? Let us know in the comments.

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    SocksAndTrees
    Dave is such a cool guy when he's not talking about politics.
    swave75
    Conservative or liberal, I don't care what my favorite bands political views are. I just wanna hear them rock. And Megadeth is a great rock band.
    siffudoodle
    Ted Nugent and Dave Mustaine, both amazing musicians. They just need to shut-up about politics and focus on the music.
    Chradamw
    Interesting you only mention conservative musicians.
    qrEE
    Maybe because they're the only really outspoken, stupid and obnoxious ones.
    tennesseehild
    All the down votes are just p*ssed because they are homosexuals and Romney is about to take their rights away.
    Chradamw
    Just so you know, Romney is for states rights. While he doesn't agree with it, he would rather it be in the hands of the separate states than the federal government. If people are upset, take it up with your own state legislature or move. That's why we have different states, because people's wants in California are vastly different than people's wants in Tennessee.
    tennesseehild
    That is one thing I have to applaude Romney on the guy wants state rights, which is how our overnment in American was originally designed
    morgstar
    Musicians should only be judged on their actual music, unless they're called 'All Time Low' in which case - hate all you want!
    d.c.guitar
    Megadeth is putting out so much music in the recent years!! Its awesome!!
    Nethero
    It only seems like a lot when you compare them to Metallica.
    TheSerb
    I agree. Still, I prefer it when bands take long periods of time to make something great, instead of releasing uninspired crap every 2 years. Not saying Megadeth is crap. I just don't mind waiting for more than 3 years for a great album from a band I like.
    Nethero
    2 to 3 years is pretty moderate for most bands. The bands who release an album every single year are usually the ones who have no standards for what can go on an album.
    qrEE
    Not true. Time between albums is completely irrelevant - case in point, BUCKETHEAD. He has made nothing but top quality albums his entire career. And he has also released about 4 albums PER YEAR since maybe around 2006-ish. That means in the space of a few years, he has already done more than Megadeth's entire discography. Time is irrelevant, what matters is how good you are at writing. Some people can write really good music in a short space of time, some people take more time. Metallica takes more time because they just don't really have "it" anymore.
    My Last Words
    Funny thing however, Megadeth is a 4 piece band while Buckethead plays primarily solo. Oh and Megadeth goes on tour for 8+ months to promote every single record. Also, I wouldn't exactly call al of his work TOP quality. Some of his records were pretty average if you ask me, but that's just me and mah opinion brah.
    eVwaylon
    people waited a while for St. Anger too. i get what you mean though. rather than just throw out an album, take the time to make a good album if your gunna do it in the first place. i hope Megadeth gets heavier on this album like Endgame.
    Rimfrost
    I must admit, i cant remember any good bands that havent managed to write quality material even though they released something every other year. Except for Metallica that takes forever to write something passable these days. Sometime its best to be spontaneous and dont overthink it too much. And ofcourse, i guess most artists feel like writing new music most of the time, that must be part of the reason they became artists in the first place. Why wait, if you are inspired?
    zalant
    The doc that did Adele's vocal surgery said something to the effect that he could restore anyone's voice to their classic, most powerful era. I hereby order Dave to go to that doctor.
    roxas-devil
    James Hetfield should go to that doctor too. Also psyched!!! 13 was a killer album. The next one should be as great,if not better. Not lazy meh-gadeth
    thrash17
    3 megadeth albums before metallica?
    Rimfrost
    If he keeps up, he might be able to have another one ready alongside Metallicas new one in 2015.
    zalant
    It's true! Back in the 80s & early 90s, it seemed like they matched each other pretty closesly, not only in year of release, but also in style or sound. Over time, though, Megadeth's output has definitely outpaced that of the Metallica boys. I'm not going to argue quantity vs. quality here, but I think both bands were better when they were running more neck and neck.
    jwalk3r
    Thirteen was really good. I hope this new album carries the same weight
    5MinutesAlone
    In the meantime on the Metallica camp : 3D movie, Horror book and playing super subs for Green Day
    OJ12
    What a year, Van Halens album, Slashs one, Mark Tremontis, the upcoming releases of Aerosmith and Adlers Appetite, and now this. Hope Black Sabbath are on the same way
    EvilDeadfan1026
    Mark Tremonti's debut is probably one of the best albums I've heard in recent years. Anyone who hasn't heard it, really needs to check it out!
    IrishConnor1994
    Black Sabbath's new records supposed to be out in 2013 Not sure who they are going to have on the drums if Bill doesn't come back though. We also have the 20th anniversary edition of Countdown to Extinction out November 6th as well
    bustapr
    I hope they take their time writing this one. 13 was written and recorded in like 2 months. that album wasnt really memorable or catchy enough to keep me hearing it. they need to take their time writing this one, so they can keep fans interested. Me personally, I heard 13 for like a week, and havent really ever felt like picking it back up again for any of the songs. endgame and UA had me listening for much longer. Next album needs catchy riffs and good solos. this is another problem with 13, the solos. I dont know what stick producers had when they made broderick record solos with that horrid tone. anyway thats just my opinion on what they need to improve on this album. I have high hopes for this album if they dont halfass it like 13.
    Steyr9001
    Why the downvotes for this guy politely voicing his opinion on their recent albums? Personally I agree with him that 13 was a somewhat lackluster compared to their last two releases. Not to say I think it was bad, I definately think endgame was better. And United Abominations, for me at least, is one of my personal favorite Megadeth albums, because it's filled with politically-fueled anger like a lot of his earlier work. Endgame had it, but not to the same extent. I don't really agree with his views, but I hope this next album is very political. His political songs are (to me) undeniably his best songs.
    Rimfrost
    I think this pretty much shows how great it is that they release lots of albums, even after all these years. If their 12th and 11th album can be considered among any fans favourites, then youre defineately doing something right, no reason to slow down any time soon. Personally i prefered System has failed and 13 over UA and Endgame. For some reasons i just didnt care for Endgame at all, still not sure why. But 13 had some great moments, like the title song, New World order and Millenium of the blind, for those songs alone, that album was worth my money .
    OJ12
    Dude 13 was awesome, black swan, never dead, public enemy, and of coure one of my fav of Mega, Sudden death. Dont tell me that the solos of this song arent catchy. I expect more of the new album though.
    gunsnroses#1
    I personally thought 13 was a good step away from Endgame. I really enjoyed UA, but endgame seemed too, for lack of a better term, "robotic". Don't get me wrong, I like Endgame, but 13 reminded me a lot of Countdown and CW.
    jmarg25
    Man its not even been a year since TH1RT3EN yet its been 4 years since Death Magnetic. Metallicas gotta put something out soon.