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United Abominations CD (2007)

Artist: Megadeth

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Megadeth <3

on 5/15/2013

Awesome CD from beginning to end. The sound of this album goes back to the Rust In Peace and Peace Sells era, and what a line-up! The guitars are heavy along with the bass and the drums will definately make your speakers thump! It's a shame that all of these new so called rock bands coming out can't sound this good. Maybe that's why I stick to the "old school" metal. Metallica should pay close attention to Mr. Mustane because he will take them to school and remind them how metal is supposed to sound!!!! Crank it up!

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Product Overview

Rap-rock is dead. Nu-metal is gone. And after the people get their hands on United Abominations, all of the over-processed, computer sounding garbage clogging heavy metal's arteries is about to go extinct.

United Abominations benefits tremendously from the true-to-life performances (blisters and all) captured in several recording sessions with long-time Megadeth cohort Jeff Balding and legendary metal-maven Andy Sneap.

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Label Roadrunner Records/wea
SKU 204408411
UPC 016861802929
UPC 14 00016861802929
Format CD
Release Date 5/15/2007
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Author Megadeth
Credits
Vocals, Guitar Dave Mustaine
Guitar Glenn Drover
Bass James LoMenzo
Drums Shawn Drover
Artist Bio
MegadethLess than a minute into United Abominations opening track, "Sleepwalker," Dave Mustaine and Megadeth make their intentions clear: to deliver nothing less than a jarring, shocking and absolutely awe-inspiring rude awakening to the heavy metal community.A classically tinged intro that instantly recognizable, nerve-rattling, gut-wrenching chug-chug that unmistakable, sneering wail and then BAM: Wake Up, Heavy Metal Masses!Wake Up, Dead! Megadeth is back to spark your mind and stir your soul with a shot of adrenaline that forces you to react.United Abominations possesses an arsenal of weapons sharpened and honed like no heavy metal album before it. The venomous raw aggression of Killing is My Business...And Business is Good!, the political bite and bile of Peace Sells...But Who's Buying?, the haunting darkness of So Far, So Good...So What!, the razor-blade mega-riffing of Rust in Peace, the sheer song-craft of Countdown to Extinction and the personal-demon-exorcism of Youthanasia and Cryptic Writings all coalesce into a career landmark album."It's kind of a defibrillator for the metal community," Mustaine says with his trademark grin. "Somebody's got to step up to the plate, play solos again, and play heavy rhythms that are actually recorded live in the studio -- because it ain't the same six seconds pasted 300 times. Somebody had to do it again."And who better than one of the men who invented the style? A genre born of the marriage of AC/DC, Led Zeppelin, the New Wave of British Heavy Metal and punk rock whose influence continues to dominate. Writing in the New York Times of a recent Megadeth concert, Ben Ratliff noted, "Mr. Mustaine was one of speed-metal's originators, and his double-time riffs are propulsive bending over his guitar, long blond tresses hanging down, he gives his solos the direct feeling of wrestling with the music as he plays it, with some chaos and aggression."Mustaine's fingerprints are all over a particular style of attacking the guitar, of opening your mouth to speak the truth that's on your mind regardless of consequence, of forging ahead and overcoming obstacles. This is a man that people who have felt the sting of rejection and the sorrow of failure have rallied behind for decades.
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Artist Megadeth
Music Format Compact Disc
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