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Megadeth Sign With Roadrunner Records

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MTV.com reports that Megadeth have signed to Roadrunner Records for the release of their follow-up to 2004's "The System Has Failed," according to a source close to the deal. The studio sessions — held at Sarm Studios, outside of London — were filmed by director Michael Sarna (Anthrax, Obituary) and are available at Megadeth.com to fan-club members.

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1. Body Hammer writes:

Megadeth good.....Metallica bad.

# May 12, 2006 @ 4:34 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. bradispissed writes:

roadrunner have become the evil empire


it's beyond my power now

# May 12, 2006 @ 5:44 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. oxide writes:

hope megadeth's new cd wont suck like "the system has failed"

# May 12, 2006 @ 7:03 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. MetalMessiah247 writes:

hahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha oh...
hahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha

# May 12, 2006 @ 7:20 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. Maleficus Chaos writes:

Why in the hell is everyone signing to Roadrunner? What happened to Metal Blade?

# May 12, 2006 @ 7:49 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. oxide writes:

they pay better?

# May 12, 2006 @ 9:03 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. c war writes:

f*** yeah they pay better look who's on the label

# May 12, 2006 @ 9:54 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. deathbringer writes:

Holy sh**, I didn't see that one coming. That's a huge catch for RR, even though I am not a fan of much new from Megadeth.

# May 12, 2006 @ 9:57 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. Stahlhammer writes:

Good decision, IMO, look forward to the new album, TSHF was great and oxide can suck it.

# May 13, 2006 @ 1:22 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. oxide writes:

i can suck it if i was a fag who likes whiny music like you but i'm not, mustaine whines and crys about how mean lars was to him , f***in get over! it was more that 20 yrs ago
TSHF had some good songs but it aint all that great

# May 13, 2006 @ 2:35 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. psythe writes:

To be honest, I can't stand Megadeth's lyrics, generally speaking. They tend to annoy me so much as to make the music not worthwhile listening to. Put someone else on vocalist, or get someone to write lyrics for them and they'd be one of my favourite bands (amongst the hundreds of other favourites I have). As for RR, bands really need to stop signing to them, there's better labels out there, guys.

# May 13, 2006 @ 2:52 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. not_dead_enough writes:

i don't care which label they sign, as long as the music is good.

# May 13, 2006 @ 4:56 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. RememberMetal? writes:

ughm...Give me 24 hour to digest this.....I believe between this and the Opeth drummer news I'll be drinking heavily

# May 13, 2006 @ 6:08 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. Broken Face writes:

Roadrunner r startin 2 piss me off they sign the bands that are already famous they cant scout for new talent

# May 13, 2006 @ 7:10 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. chaosphere187 writes:

well thats the end for megadeth....anybody who joins roadrunner nowadays pretty much sucks...look at cradle of filth i was never a fan of then but there music really started to suck then they joined

# May 13, 2006 @ 10:58 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. slayerdisciple writes:

not everyone on road runner sux, machine head is on there, so is opeth, obituary, trivium, 3 inches of blood, black label society, killswitch engage, and dragon force

# May 14, 2006 @ 12:38 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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17. Kale writes:

Roadrunner has some good sh** on the label. True they have some serious garbage, but all in all it's not that bad of a label. and I'm with Psythe on the megadeth issue, Mustaine sucks.

# May 14, 2006 @ 3:50 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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18. Night_terror987 writes:

well.... What the hell can I say. I'm not a great fan of megadeth but to be quite honest I think singing to rr is a good thing. Maybe now they will be able to create some good music. But hey I could be wrong they could suck for the rest of my life time like metallica HAHAHA! But really good luck to megadeth with that.

# May 14, 2006 @ 10:53 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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19. RememberMetal? writes:

Roadrunner eats their bands.

It's pretty standard for a band to breakup after their 3rd album on RR.

# May 15, 2006 @ 12:19 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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20. MUSTAINERULES1 writes:

For one thing The System Has Failed DID NOT SUCK! It was just a big step away from anything they'd done before.. a world better than Risk.. that sucked.. but TSHF was great.. Anyway can't wait for the new Megadeth Album.. and Metallica does not suck!! Metallica rules.. but so does Megadeth!!! Long live Mustaine.. he is the GOD in my mind :D.. Anyway I'm glad they've signed to Roadrunner.. I hope it brings back they're heavy thrash roots... ALL HAIL THE DETH

# May 16, 2006 @ 4:19 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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21. MUSTAINERULES1 writes:

To whoever said Mustaine sucks,, you clearly havent a clue about good metal.. Mustaine and Megadeth probably influenced whatever the hell you listen to so dont go sayin he sucks just because he got booted from Metallica, because you think because you've heard Enter Sandman your being somehow loyal to Tallica.. MUSTAINE RULES HES ABSOLUTELY LEGENDARY

# May 16, 2006 @ 4:23 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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22. KORNDOGG writes:

U GUYS R ARGUING ABOUT f***EN MEGADEATH,THEY USED TO BE GOOD AND NOW THEY BLOW AND SHOULD RETIRE.END OF STORY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

# May 16, 2006 @ 5:25 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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23. Mega_8-x_Mustaine writes:

Who said Mustaine sux is gonna burn in hell...F.U.C.K you!!!

# May 17, 2006 @ 11:16 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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24. deathmetalrules420@yahoo.com (Max) writes:

Metal bands need to stop signing to Road Runner and that's it. I like most of the metal bands on Road Runner but why in the f*** would Megadeth sign to the same label as Nickelback? If anyone knows please tell me

# May 17, 2006 @ 11:52 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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25. A Nightmare on Elm Street writes:

why about century media? nuclear blast? megaforce?

# May 17, 2006 @ 11:55 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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26. n1nt3nd0 writes:

Regardless of them signing onto Roadrunner Records, I still know they're going to make great music. If the new CD is anything like The System Has Failed, then I will be very, very impressed.

# May 18, 2006 @ 9:39 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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27. Djohn writes:

um,one thing to say to Korndogg,u listen to Korn,enough said

# Jun 2, 2006 @ 4:10 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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28. ASSASSIN writes:

Mustaine is a bad muthaf***a! He has been layin down some of the fiercest riffs for over 2 decades. To me Mustaine, Chuck Schuldiner, Jeff Henneman and Dime Bag are responsiblee for the best riffs in recent history and I can only hope for more from Megadeth. Those who say Mustaine sucks are c***SUCKERS. DIE YOU f***IN' fa**otS.

# Jun 6, 2006 @ 5:26 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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29. KORNDOGG writes:

WELL DEATHMETALRULES420, WHY WOULD MEGADEATH SIGN TO THE SAME LABEL AS NICKLEBACK?
LETS SEE, PROLLY CAUSE NICKLEBACK SOLD MILLIONS OF RECORDS AND MILLIONS TO COME!
BACK IN THE DAY MEGADEATH DID TOO,BUT THAT WAS MANY MOONS AGO!
SO YOU SIGN TO A WINNING LABEL TO SELL WHEN U HAVE NO OPTIONS LEFT BUT TO RETIRE.

# Jun 6, 2006 @ 7:40 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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30. psythe writes:

assassin - Mustaine is a brilliant guitar player...but he DOES suck.

# Jun 7, 2006 @ 12:25 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address

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