Ex-MEGADETH Guitarist JEFF YOUNG: Five Never-Before-Released Songs Now Available

Former MEGADETH guitarist Jeff Young has issued the following update:

"I finally got Snocap going and now featuring five 'never-released' songs I recorded with various folks just after MEGADETH. The five songs are just sitting there... right now... all freshly mastered and everything... just waiting for you to have your downloading way with them."

The five tracks are as follows:

01. Beggar's Day
02. Little Mexico
03. Ready for Action
04. Flesh and Bone
05. Peace

To download the songs, click here.

Jeff's entire career with MEGADETH was spent recording and touring in support of the band's 1988 platinum-selling album "So Far, So Good...So What!"

Following his stint with MEGADETH, Jeff began contributing the "Fingerprints" column for Guitar magazine. For a portion of the 1990s, Jeff stepped away from his career to deal with the untimely deaths of first his father and later his mother while immersing himself in the further study of classical, flamenco, gypsy jazz and other world music varieties. In 1998, he resurfaced with new Brazilian musical partner, Badi Assad. Together, the duo crafted exotic soundscapes for their first collaboration entitled, BADI ASSAD - "Chameleon". The album, co-written, arranged, and produced by Jeff, introduced their acoustic-world-fusion sounds to diverse audiences worldwide. Opening concerts for renowned artists, including Joe Cocker and Cassandra Wilson, as well as performances on 1999's Lilith Fair and Farm Aid 2000, are testament to the considerable cross-over appeal of Badi and Jeff's "new world music" explorations. In 2003, the track "Waves" from "Chameleon" was featured in the Michael and Kirk Douglas film "It Runs in the Family", as well as on the movie's soundtrack.

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