MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine is featured in a new Seymour Duncan ad in the August 2006 issue of Guitar World magazine, promoting the "Dave Mustaine Livewire Humbucker Pickups." Check out the ad at this location.

MEGADETH have begun work on their as-yet-untitled Roadrunner Records debut 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 (ANTHRAX, OBITUARY) and are available at to fan-club members.

MEGADETH's last CD, "The System Has Failed", has sold around 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 (ex-ICED EARTH).

As previously reported, three TV-broadcast video clips of MEGADETH's performance in Buenos Aires, Argentina on October 9, 2005 have been posted online at Check them out:

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"Symphony of Destruction" (video)
"Coming Home" (video)
"A Tout le Monde" (video)

These clips are expected to be included on an upcoming DVD of the band's performance in Buenos Aires.


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