Birth Place: Los Angeles, California
Years Active: 1983–2002, 2004–present
Genres: Heavy Metal, Thrash Metal, Hard Rock Speed Metal
Megadeth is an American heavy metal band from Los Angeles, California. Founded by guitarist/vocalist Dave Mustaine and bassist Dave Ellefson, the group was formed in 1983 following Mustaine's expulsion from Metallica. Megadeth is known for its distinctive, technical instrumental style, often featuring dense, intricate passages and trade off guitar solos, as well as for Mustaine's recurring lyrical themes including politics, war, addiction, personal relationships and religious themes. Megadeth has experienced numerous line-up changes, and there have been over 20 individuals that have all officially been a part of the group at different times, with Mustaine and Ellefson being the only original...
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