The organisers at the UK festival Bloodstock, have announced MEGADETH as the headliner for Sunday at next years festival:
We are thrilled to announce that MEGADETH are confirmed to headline the Sunday night slot in 2014.
This will be the thrash icons’ first appearance at BLOODSTOCK. In a career nearing 30 years and counting, MEGADETH has sold more than 38 million albums worldwide, earning five consecutive platinum albums in the US and numerous accolades along the way, including 11 GRAMMY® nominations. The band’s latest studio album released in June, ‘Super Collider’, reunites firebrand frontman Dave Mustaine once again with guitarist Chris Broderick, bassist David Ellefson, and drummer Shawn Drover. The release debuted at #6 on the Billboard 200 and #22 on the UK album chart and notched up Top 40 album chart debuts in a further 22 countries worldwide.
MEGADETH’s founder, frontman and visionary, Dave Mustaine comments: “2014 is the 20th Anniversary for ‘Youthanasia’, and we are celebrating that by headlining the Bloodstock Festival in the glorious UK. Every year MEGADETH and our UK fans get closer and celebrate another year of metal greatness together. This is the beginning of 2014…the best is yet to come.”
MEGADETH also recently released a live DVD of last year’s ‘Countdown To Extinction’ 20th Anniversary tour. Check out this Youtube video of MegaDave and the guys thundering through the title track: