After some speculation from fans that 2011's Thirteen might have been the band's last record, Megadeth mainman Dave Mustaine made it official last night via Twitter that the band had started work on their fourteenth studio album.
After this year's run of Gigantour is finished, Megadeth will be hitting the road for a short tour with Rob Zombie that kicks off on May 11 and will lead up to the two bands' appearance at this year's Rocklahoma Festival.
Earlier this week, we reported on a new interview with Dave Mustaine in which he weighed in on the presidential race in 2012, saying, "I'm just hoping that whatever is in the White House next year is a Republican."
"I'm just hoping that whatever is in the White House next year is a Republican," said Megadeth mainman Dave Mustaine in a recent interview. "I can't bear to watch what's happened to our great country. Everybody's got their head in the sand. Everybody in the industry is like, 'Oh, Obama's doing such a great job...' I don't think so. Not from what I see."
You may remember that a neck injury to Megadeth mainman Dave Mustaine nearly forced the band to pull out of last year's Big Four show at Yankee Stadium. Mustaine told reported before the game that he would be heading straight back to the doctor after the show, and would likely face surgery.
After seeing Megadeth's music video for "Public Enemy No. 1," I assume most people thought the same thing I did: I sure hope we get to see more footage of Megadeth with monkeys. (Yes, we know chimpanzees are members of the great ape family, get off our backs.)