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American heavy metal band

Megadeth is a heavy metal band from the United States. The band was created by Dave Mustaine in 1983 after he was fired from Metallica. Megadeth is a member of "The Big Four" in thrash metal along with Metallica, Slayer and Anthrax. Megadeth is considered to be one of the creators of thrash metal. They have released 14 albums of music.

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Megadeth live in 2008
Background information
OriginLos Angeles, California, US
GenresHeavy metal, thrash metal, hard rock
Years active1983–2002, 2004–present
Associated actsMetallica, Slayer, Anthrax
Dave Mustaine
Chris Broderick
Shawn Drover
David Ellefson


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