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Super Collider [CD, Import]

MegadethAudio CD
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (327 customer reviews)

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  • Audio CD (June 4, 2013)
  • Original Release Date: 2013
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Format: CD, Import
  • Label: UMe
  • ASIN: B00BEXB18M
  • Average Customer Review: 3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (327 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #6,021 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

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For a heavy metal band that's been around for nearly three decades, selling more than 38 million albums worldwide, earning numerous accolades including 11 Grammy® nominations, scoring five consecutive platinum albums including 1992's two-million-selling Countdown to Extinction--Megadeth's founder, leader and primal guitar-slinger and lyricist Dave Mustaine feels the best is yet to come.

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72 of 89 people found the following review helpful
Format:MP3 Music
If you've heard the first single off this album, "Super Collider," chances are you're probably feeling it's lacking. It sounds like it came straight off the Risk or The World Needs a Hero, two albums notorious for having very mixed reviews and receptions. Personally, I didn't mind those albums, and the first single is OK. It's not thrash, though.

Let's face it - the thrash bands of decades past are not what they once were. But despite the revolving door of Megadeth musicians, Dave Mustaine and company have managed to release new music pretty often, and that's a blessing in the grand scheme of things. I'm happy to have Super Collider even though it pales in comparison to albums of old. David Ellefson is back for another album (welcome back, Junior!), and that's something to be psyched about. He has writing credit for the opening song, "Kingmaker," a nice thrash appetizer to set up the rest of the album... which is hit and miss.

If you pay attention to other musicians' interviews and Tweets, some of them have harsh criticisms about this new stuff (Oderus Urungus of GWAR is pretty obnoxious). There are some really bright spots, however. "Burn" is a killer song and Dave Mustaine sounds great. Probably my favorite on the album. "Don't Turn Your Back" begins with some classic rock jamming and then the riffage really gets rolling. And the bass, oh, the bass. I don't understand why the song is so far down in the track listing, though. Move this one to the top please!

David Draiman has small parts in "Dance In The Rain" and "Forget To Remember." Ever read the Dr.
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27 of 32 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Proper follow up to The System Has Failed June 9, 2013
Format:Audio CD
I'm 37 which puts me in the age range most of you reading this probably are. I really like Megadeth a lot with some serious love towards certain albums but, let's face it, they flip flop from trying to appeal to two different groups of fans (the thrash purists that insist upon a spiritual successor to Rust In Peace and those that actually dig the tunes with vocal melodies).

Count me in the latter group. Of course I loved the Marty/Menza years but have felt that their post-Menza/Friedman era albums have tried too hard to impress the thrash purists (with exception to the phenomenal The System Has Failed which was a Mustaine solo album re-branded Megadeth at the last minute when he reactivated the band after a short hiatus).

Is the title of Supercollider hokey? Yes. Are the lyrics to the title track hokey? Yep. Is it catchy? Yes it is. It's fun in the same vein as "Crush 'Em" was off of Risk which I actually liked (I can't fault Dave for trying something different to see what happens) (Devin Townsend pulls it off every album and he's generally praised for it).

Are there actual heavy tracks on the album or is it radio friendly? There's a bit of everything on here. I bought the Best Buy version with 14 tracks (2 bonus and Countdown live). I'm really happy with this album. I still like The System Has Failed best but this one is growing on me fast.

I'm giving it 4 stars because it fits in the same writing style we saw on Youthanasia, Cryptic Writings and The System Has Failed. If you dug those you'll find this one a fitting complement. There are a couple of tracks that just piddle around doing diddly squat (Burn, Off The Edge) but even those albums have some tracks that feel like filler.

Highly recommended unless you can't appreciate melody.
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23 of 27 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A Solid Album that shows the band still has talent June 16, 2013
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Thirty years after the forming of Megadeth, the band still putting out quality albums, and Super Collider is a testament to this. The band has taken a different approach to the song writing, but pays tribute to their older catalog with some catchy riffs, some amazing thrash solos, and some poignant political lyrics. The album is definitely more radio friendly than most of their earlier records, but that does not take away from the album as a whole. David Ellefson and Shawn Drover's rhythm throughout the album complement Chris Broderick and Dave Mustaine's guitar licks. I, personally, find Shawn Drover the most under rated drummer in heavy metal. The inclusion of David Draiman on "Dance in the Rain" is also an amazing plus. I wish he was included in more of the songs. It's also good to see the band going back to their roots, providing a cover song, with Thin Lizzy's "Cold Sweat", one of my favorites from Lizzy's collection. While the lyrics in most of the tracks have a lot of meaning, Dave Mustaine's voice doesn't hold like it used to. In my opinion, he would be smart to find a front man for Megadeth and stick to playing the guitar.

Overall, I was happy with the release, and if the band continues to make albums, I will continue to buy them. Every time Megadeth releases an album, it gets compared to "Peace Sells, But Who's Buying" and "Rust in Peace", which I don't find fair. The band is not the same. Much of the anger which drove the writing of those early albums has subsided in Dave Mustaine, and I find it a breath of fresh air to see he has grown as a person and as a musician. Is this my favorite Megadeth Album? No. Is it my least favorite? No. I think it's a solidly produced, written, and performed record and I listen to it quite a bit.
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2.0 out of 5 stars Megadeth fan here.
I wouldn't be mad if Megadeth stopped releasing new albums...Not if they're going to be like this. Putting it lightly, this album sounds generic. Read more
Published 11 days ago by Frank
5.0 out of 5 stars Best Megadeth album in years!
Best Megadeth album I've heard in years! I cut my teeth on Mustaine's riffs playing back in 81-82.... Read more
Published 13 days ago by Strontium Dog
5.0 out of 5 stars Nicely done guys!
I gave this album 5 stars because, I thoroughly enjoyed it! The technicality and musicianship that has always been a MegaDeth trademark shines through. Read more
Published 29 days ago by J. Goosey
3.0 out of 5 stars Some good, some not so good.
Super Collider as a whole, is just like the past few Megadeth albums in the sense that there are some good songs like "Built For War" and "Kingmaker," and then... Read more
Published 1 month ago by M. Chevalier
5.0 out of 5 stars GREAT GREAT MEGADETH!!!!!!
MEGADETH is truly one of the greatest METAL bands EVER.....By now, i can say without any doubt that Mustaine created a way more solid career than Metallica.... Read more
Published 1 month ago by FLUMINENSE
5.0 out of 5 stars Solid Metal
Hard driving riffs through out the entire album. Good lead tracks and good vocals. This is a must have for all metal heads.
Published 1 month ago by Mindbender
4.0 out of 5 stars Solid and enthusiastic. Super Collider is a blast.
Admittedly I've been a dubious fan of Megadeth. I think Super Collider is a really good hard rock album, really good. Read more
Published 1 month ago by Jon Swift
5.0 out of 5 stars great album
Another solid effort from Megadeth. Good to see them still going strong after al lthese years all all the incidents that Dave has been through.
Published 1 month ago by Ryan J. Vanacker
4.0 out of 5 stars Not as good as there others but good
Just buy the thing, anybody who says it sucks is an idiot. After this go buy the rest of megadeths stuff too
Published 1 month ago by Amanda Arnold
3.0 out of 5 stars i didnt really like it!
I heard on headphones,it was boring there never top rust in peace/peace sells.i ts okay.i rather hear rust in peace!
they to do a new one with marty friedman
Published 1 month ago by guitar shredder
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Jun 4, 2013 by Steve |  See all 4 posts
Super Pooper-Scooper
I'm currently listening to it and it's growing on me.
Jun 2, 2013 by Metalhammer |  See all 9 posts
How does Megadeth sound this time around?
I agree- The 2 new songs I heard were refreshing. Not everything has to be super fast and heavy-and believe me-I LOVE super fast and heavy -But there needs to be some art and expression to the music too. Cheers To Dave and the gang. P.S. RIP Jeff Hanneman.
May 3, 2013 by METALFAN |  See all 27 posts
Can we lay the idea of Megadeth "evolving" to rest?
Completely agree. It's like when a band gets softer, not necessarily talking just Megadeth but any metal or hard rock band, the defenders suddenly say "growth," or "evolution". Did they ever consider maybe a band is making a sellout record? Risk for example for a multitude... Read more
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