Last year, Megadeth celebrated their 35th anniversary. To mark the achievement the thrash legends released a compilation called Warheads On Foreheads.
Featuring an entirely appropriate 35 tracks hand-picked by Megadeth founder and frontman Dave Mustaine, it spanned their entire recorded output, from 1985 debut album Killing Is My Business… And Business Is Good! through to 2016’s GRAMMY-winning Dystopia.
“What do I put our longevity down to? Stubbornness!” Dave laughs. “I had my hopes that anything I would do would have merit. I don’t think anyone in this world plans to be insignificant and once I determined music was the path I wanted to take, I wanted to be great. I’ve worked hard at it for a long time.”
It’s been a very long time and it’s yielded some true metal classics, which is why we got Dave to talk us through 10 key Megadeth tracks…