MEGADETH: First Video Footage Of New Lineup Posted Online

March 3, 2010

Fan-filmed video footage of MEGADETH performing the songs "Set The World Afire" and "Head Crusher" at the first show of its "Rust In Peace 20th Anniversary Tour" Monday night (March 1) at the Knitting Factory in Spokane, Washington can be viewed below.

According to a fan posting on the band's official forum, MEGADETH's setlist was as follows (not confirmed):

01. Set The World Afire
02. Wake Up Dead
03. In My Darkest Hour
04. Holy Wars...The Punishment Due
05. Hangar 18
06. Take No Prisoners
07. Five Magics
08. Poison Was The Cure
09. Lucretia
10. Tornado Of Souls
11. Dawn Patrol
12. Rust In Peace...Polaris
13. Head Crusher
14. Trust
15. Symphony Of Destruction
16. Peace Sells

Commented returning MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson: "We had a fantastic kick-off to the 'R.I.P.' tour last night in Spokane. It's been a lot of fun in a very quick amount of time and the pay-off with the debut of the tour last night was exhilarating indeed.

"It's great to be back on stage playing for all of you again, especially with songs from 'Rust In Peace' that have never been performed live before...until now.

"Looking forward to seeing you all in the coming weeks!"

Joining MEGADETH on the current tour are TESTAMENT and EXODUS.

The trek will run through the end of the month.

MEGADETH's latest album, "Endgame", was recorded at Vic's Garage, the band's brand new, self-built studio in San Marcos, California. The CD was helmed by the group's mainman, Dave Mustaine, and British producer Andy Sneap (EXODUS, NEVERMORE, ARCH ENEMY, MACHINE HEAD).

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