The artwork for the upcoming MEGADETH
album, "United Abominations"
, has been unveiled as part of the Gigantour
e-card. Check it out at the MEGADETH
fan site Rattlehead HQ
. The e-card appears to use one of the Vic Rattlehead
mascot) redesigns from the DeviantART
contest that was held back in January/February. This entry appeared in the Top 11
but did not win the contest. The Vic
that appears to feature on the cover of "United Abominations"
can be found here
was recorded under the watchful eye of mainman Dave Mustaine
and co-producer Jeff Balding
. The initial studio sessions — held at Sarm Studios
, outside of London — were filmed by director Michael Sarna
) and are available at Megadeth.com
to fan-club members. Songtitles set to appear on the CD include "United Abominations"
, "Washington Is Next"
and "Gears of War"
. An October 31 release via Roadrunner Records
's last CD, "The System Has Failed"
, has sold more than 180,000 copies since its September 2004 release, according to Nielsen SoundScan
. The group, who were most recently signed to Sanctuary Records
, were joined by bassist James Lomenzo
(ex-BLACK LABEL SOCIETY
, WHITE LION
) in February following the departure of James MacDonough