Mustaine Announces New Megadeth Album

DONINGTON, ENGLAND – JUNE 10: Dave Mustaine of Megadeth performs on stage on June 10th, 2005 at day one of the Download Festival, in Donington Park England. (Photo by Dave Etheridge-Barnes/Getty Images).

Megadeth’s long-awaited new album, “The Sick, the Dying… and the Dead!” is set for release in the spring.

Dave Mustaine revealed the news in a new interview and also talked about the upcoming album’s title track.

Mustaine says the tune is about the 14th century bubonic plague, also called the “Black Death.”

He explained, “It’s a historical journey of how the plague started and where it went, starting with rats on ships carrying the disease, coming ashore in Sicily.” 

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