MEGADETH - Death in the Fire 180g White Label Transparent Vinyl 12" Vinyl LP Album

Limited Edition of 200 copies

This album "MEGADETH - Death in the Fire 180g White Label Transparent Vinyl" is an unofficial released recording of Megadeth Live in Holland at the Ijsselhallen, Zwolle and in London.

The concert of Megadeth on 28 May 1988 at the Ijsselhallen, Zwolle, Netherlands was part of the Aardschokdag ("Earthquake day") Music festival, other acts included Testament, Flotsam & Jetsam.

 

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"Death in the Fire" Album Description:

EGADETH – Death in the Fire 180g White Label Transparent Vinyl 12" Vinyl LP Album offers a thrilling glimpse into the raw intensity of Megadeth's live performances during their early years. While an unofficial release, this limited edition LP showcases the band's blistering thrash metal energy at two pivotal moments in their career.

A Sonic Snapshot of 1980s Megadeth

The majority of "Death in the Fire" features Megadeth's dynamic 1988 performance at the Aardschokdag (Earth Quake Day) Music Festival in Zwolle, Netherlands. This setlist likely captures the band in the midst of promoting their iconic album "So Far, So Good… So What!". Fans can expect a blistering mix of classic Megadeth tracks alongside deeper cuts that showcase the band's technical prowess and Dave Mustaine's signature snarl.

The album also includes a taste of a Megadeth's 1989 London show, adding another layer of historical context. These additional tracks hint at the band's musical evolution as they moved away from the raw aggression of their debut and towards more sophisticated songwriting.

Audiophile Appeal

Pressed on 180g white label transparent vinyl, "Death in the Fire" offers a heightened audio experience for dedicated Megadeth fans. The heavier vinyl weight contributes to richer sound reproduction and greater sonic depth. This format, alongside the album's rarity, likely makes it attractive to audiophiles and collectors interested in unique Megadeth artifacts.

Important Note: It's essential to remember that since "Death in the Fire" is an unofficial release, the sound quality may vary compared to official Megadeth live albums. However, for fans seeking an unfiltered and energetic Megadeth experience from a specific era in their career, this album offers a valuable sonic time capsule.

Music Genre:

  Thrash Metal 

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Production information:

Recorded live at the IJsselhallen, Zwolle, Holland 29 May 1988, tracks 8 & 9 recorded live in London 1989.

Record Label & Catalog number:  Discos Toro Salvaje TMOQ51

Media Format:

  12" Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 280 gram 
Year & Country:  2013 Spain
Personnel/Band Members and Musicians on: MEGADETH - Death in the Fire 180g White Label Transparent Vinyl
    Band-members, Musicians and Performers
  • David Mustaine

    Dave Mustaine  ( full-name: David Scott Mustaine ) born 1961 in La Mesa, California. He is the co-founder, lead vocalist, and lead guitarist of the heavy metal band Megadeth, which was formed in 1983. Mustaine is widely regarded as one of the most influential musicians in the thrash metal genre and is considered a pioneer of the American thrash metal scene.

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    Mustaine was originally a member of the band Metallica , but he was eventually fired from the band due to personal and musical differences. He went on to form Megadeth , which became one of the "big four" of the thrash metal genre along with Metallica , Slayer , and Anthrax .

    Throughout his career, Mustaine has been recognized for his musical abilities and innovative style, and he has been awarded numerous accolades and awards, including several Grammy nominations. He is known for his fast and complex guitar playing, as well as his powerful vocals and distinctive songwriting.

    In addition to his work with Megadeth, Mustaine has been involved in various other musical projects and has collaborated with a number of other musicians. He is also a published author and has been involved in various business ventures and charitable causes throughout his career.

Complete Track-listing of the album "MEGADETH - Death in the Fire 180g White Label Transparent Vinyl"

The detailed tracklist of this record "MEGADETH - Death in the Fire 180g White Label Transparent Vinyl" is:

    Track-listing Side One:
  1. The Conjuring
  2. Mary Jane
  3. My Darkest Hour
  4. Devil's Island
    Track-listing Side Two:
  1. liar
  2. Mechanix
  3. Anarchy In The U.K.
  4. Last Rites / Loved To Death
  5. Good Mourning / Black Friday

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Band Description:

  Megadeth is a thrash metal band that was formed in 1983 by Dave Mustaine and David Ellefson after Mustaine was fired from Metallica. The band has released over 15 studio albums, selling over 50 million records worldwide. Megadeth is considered to be one of the "Big Four" of thrash metal, along with Metallica, Slayer, and Anthrax.

  History

  After being fired from Metallica in 1983, Dave Mustaine returned to Los Angeles and formed Megadeth with David Ellefson, Greg Handevidt, and Dijon Carruthers. The band's first album, "Killing Is My Business... and Business Is Good!", was released in 1985 and showcased the band's aggressive thrash metal sound. However, the band's early years were marked by numerous lineup changes, with Mustaine being the only constant member.

  Megadeth's breakthrough album, "Peace Sells... but Who's Buying?", was released in 1986 and featured the hit single "Peace Sells". The album's political lyrics and heavy sound appealed to a growing audience of thrash metal fans, and it established Megadeth as a major force in the genre. The band's next two albums, "So Far, So Good... So What!" and "Rust in Peace", continued to cement their reputation as one of the top thrash metal bands.

  In the early 1990s, Megadeth's popularity began to wane, and the band struggled with substance abuse and internal conflicts. However, they rebounded with the release of "Countdown to Extinction" in 1992, which became their most commercially successful album to date. The album's more accessible sound and lyrics appealed to a wider audience, and it earned Megadeth a Grammy nomination for Best Metal Performance.

  Over the next two decades, Megadeth continued to release albums and tour extensively, maintaining their status as one of the top thrash metal bands in the world. They have faced numerous lineup changes, with Mustaine remaining the only consistent member throughout the band's history. In 2020, the band released their 16th studio album, "Dystopia", which received critical acclaim and earned the band their first Grammy Award for Best Metal Performance.

  Musical Style

  Megadeth's musical style is characterized by fast, aggressive guitar riffs, complex song structures, and politically charged lyrics. Dave Mustaine's distinctive guitar playing style, which emphasizes intricate solos and rapid-fire picking, has influenced countless heavy metal guitarists. The band's sound is heavily influenced by classical music, with many of their songs featuring complex arrangements and multiple movements.

  Lyrically, Megadeth often tackles political and social issues, including war, government corruption, and environmentalism. Many of their songs also address personal struggles, such as addiction and mental illness. Mustaine's lyrics are often introspective and vulnerable, and they have resonated with a generation of heavy metal fans.

  Impact

  Megadeth's impact on the world of heavy metal cannot be overstated. Along with Metallica, Slayer, and Anthrax, they are considered to be one of the "Big Four" of thrash metal, and they have inspired countless heavy metal bands over the past three decades. Their aggressive sound and politically charged lyrics have influenced the development of numerous sub-genres of heavy metal, including death metal, black metal, and progressive metal.