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Megadeth’s Favorite Albums + Songs of 2013

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Photo Credit: Jeremy Saffer

We've got yet another year-end list for you! To help round off the year with some expert opinions on 2013, we've got an exclusive from each member of Megadeth. That's right, Dave Mustaine, David Ellefson, Chris Broderick and Shawn Drover have all submitted their Top 5 albums or songs of 2013!

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Megadeth vs. Pantera – Classic Cage Match

Capitol/Atco
Capitol/Atco

Congrats to Megadeth, now a two-time winner in the Classic Cage Match. Their 1986 song 'Peace Sells' defeated two fellow legendary 1986 metal tracks -- first, Slayer's 'Raining Blood,' and then, Metallica's 'Master of Puppets.'

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Megadeth Go ‘Thrashing Through the Snow’ on Jimmy Kimmel Live!

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While it may be the season for ugly Christmas sweaters and all-star carol compilations, the metal community isn't best known for partaking in such holiday festivities. Megadeth changed all that last night during their appearance on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!,' debuting their new holiday disc ‘Thrashing Through the Snow: A Very Megadeth Christmas’ in a funny holiday skit.

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Anthrax, Megadeth + A Perfect Circle Members Form New Band Altitudes & Attitude

Frank Bello / David Ellefson
Kevin Winter, Getty Images

Musicians tend to shy away from the term "supergroup," but it's tough to find another word suitable for the talent that has come together for Altitudes & Attitude. The new band features Anthrax bassist Frank Bello, Megadeth bassist David Ellefson and A Perfect Circle drummer Jeff Friedl. Together, the musicians have cooked up a new EP, which will become available on Jan. 14.

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Megadeth vs. Metallica – Classic Cage Match

Megadeth vs Metallica Classic Cage Match
Capitol / MegaForce

Congrats to Megadeth, whose 'Peace Sells' bested Slayer's 'Raining Blood' in a battle of 1986 metal classics in our inaugural Classic Cage Match. Megadeth will now advance to face another familiar and legendary opponent.

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Megadeth Have Long Island Fans ‘Sweating Bullets’ With Forceful Performance

Liz Ramanand, Loudwire
Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

With 30 years of experience and 14 studio albums under their belts, Megadeth are undeniable thrash legends. So, when they came to Long Island, N.Y., on Tuesday night (Dec. 3), fans packed The Paramount Theater to see their metal heroes.

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Slayer vs. Megadeth – Classic Cage Match

Slayer vs Megadeth Classic Cage Match
Def Jam Recordings / Capitol

As the year winds down and fewer new songs hit the airwaves, we're forgoing our traditional Cage Match in favor of the Classic Cage Match! Here we pit two classic tracks that came out long before Loudwire ever started the Cage Match and see how they fare against each other. This first-ever Classic Cage Match features two songs off legendary 1986 metal albums.

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Megadeth’s David Ellefson on the Essence of His New Book ‘My Life With Deth’

Kathy Flynn, WickedGoddessPhotography.com
Kathy Flynn, WickedGoddessPhotography.com

Megadeth bassist David Ellefson recently released his autobiography 'My Life With Deth.' The collaboration with veteran metal scribe Joel McIver chronicles Ellefson's younger years in Minnesota, his career in Megadeth, his struggles with addiction and eventual sobriety and his faith.

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Kid Covers Megadeth’s ‘Angry Again’ on Vocals + Guitar – Best of YouTube

Kid Covers Megadeth
YouTube: Alex Pilkevych

While his classmates are idolizing today's current crop of pop stars, this kid is busy channeling Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine as he performs an impressive rendition of the Megadeth classic 'Angry Again.'

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Slayer’s Tom Araya Explains Why There Haven’t Been ‘Big 4′ Shows Since 2011

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Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com

Metal fans rejoiced back in 2010 and 2011 when the Big 4 of thrash (Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth and Anthrax) joined forces for a handful of shows around the world, including the most recent one at New York's Yankee Stadium in September 2011. Fans still holding out hope that these four metal powerhouses might join forces again on the same stage in the future may not get their way.

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