“We are getting ready to start submitting ideas for what we’re doing next” – Dave Mustaine talks about Megadeth’s future

Author Benedetta Baldin - 22.5.2024

After the release of their 2022 album “The Sick… The Dying… and The Dead!,” iconic thrash metal band Megadeth seems poised to return to the studio. In a recent interview with Rocking.gr, frontman and the band’s self-proclaimed sole founding member, Dave Mustaine, revealed that they left the studio with additional songs that were either unfinished or didn’t make the final cut.

I was eager to start doing new songs when I left the studio last time in 2022. We had songs that weren’t finished, but we needed to get ready for the record release and to go back out on tour. So, I hope that answers your question. I just was talking with the guys about getting ready to start submitting ideas for what we’re doing next.

We can’t forget that next year will be the 40th anniversary of “Killing Is My Business… And Business Is Good”.

I didn’t think about that. I’m always looking for a reason to have a good time, so that is a great idea to have a party for that. You know, while we tour, when we have anniversaries, the 40th one is hard to have anything that comes close to that. 35 is coming up, 30 is coming up, and at some point 30 and 40 are going to land on the same year, 35 and 25 going to land on the same year kind of stuff. And eventually, there’s going to be an anniversary every year of one or more albums. I would love to do an anniversary record and tour to support those records. But at this point right now, we’re just wrapping up the Crush The World Tour and we’re getting ready to come back home. And when we get home is when we’re going to start working on new songs, because we’ll be working out of the United States and it’ll be a lot easier for us to go from city to city and set up our dressing rooms, so that we can do work during the day in the venues.