Over the weekend, Megadeth had released the name to their next release. It will be titled “Th1rt3en“. Lead singer Dave Mustaine explained in an interview with Rock Radio about the basis or the title:
I started playing guitar at 13 and this is our 13th record and I was born on the 13th. As soon as I said I was going to call it ‘Th1rt3en‘, I started noticing 13 everywhere. They never used to have 13th floors in hotels but now they have them again.
It is said the sound of the new album will be different musically. Mustaine goes on to explain the sound:
…different, a hundred percent different, unlike anything we’ve ever done before because the guitar sounds are different; it sounds really super-modern… If I was going to say it sounds like a particular band, I would say it sounds like really old classic Sabbath and with a little bit of a modern edge of Queens Of The Stone Age kind of thing. But then again, with the twists and turns of music that Megadeth has been famous for over the years, you never know how it’ll turn out.
So expect a more modern sound from the band whose frontman’s hair hasn’t left the 80’s. I for one am excited to hear the new music. I’ve never minded Megadeth and can only hope for the best from the thrash metal band that never seems to disappoint their fans with their consistency.
Thanks to Ultimate Guitar for the heap of news!