Personalities | Megadeth | Eighties | Rock
(Vocal/instrumental group, 1983–present)
Ex-Metallica guitarist Dave Mustaine hardened and sped up his erstwhile band’s already ferocious thrash metal. His pessimistic, politicized lyrics drive the likes of Peace Sells … But Who’s Buying? (1986) and his best album so far Rust In Peace (1990), matching his former employers’ impact in the process. After an attempt to go more mainstream the band – essentially Mustaine with hired hands – returned to form with The System Has Failed (2004), featuring original guitarist Chris Poland.
Styles & Forms | Eighties | Rock
Personalities | John (Cougar) Mellencamp | Eighties | Rock
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