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Riff Nerds

Two Scottish metalheads sit down and discuss the discographies of different metal and rock bands.

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Megadeth Episode 3 - Cryptic Writings to The World Needs A Hero

In this episode, Will and Callum talk about Megadeth during the late '90s,Dave Mustaine's plans to widen the band's appeal to the masses, and his subsequent attempts to shift the band back to their roots after his plans didn't go down well with fans or critics. Recorded in February 2021.


12 May 2021

Rank #1

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Megadeth Episode 4 - The System Has Failed to Endgame

Megadeth is back, baby! After disbanding the band due to his freak arm accident in 2002, Dave Mustaine reforms the band and begins releasing new music again. Will and Callum put these new albums under their critical microscope and discuss where these albums stand against the best of Megadeth. Recorded in February 2021.


12 May 2021

Rank #2

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Megadeth Episode 5 - Th1rt3en to Dystopia

In this final episode of this series of retrospectives Will and Callum take a look at Megadeth's three most recent albums as of May 2021, assess what on earth Super Collider was, and finish the series off with debating which album is the best Megadeth album of all time. Recorded in February 2021.


12 May 2021

Rank #3

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Megadeth Episode 2 - Rust in Peace to Youthanasia

In this episode, Will and Callum talk about what is arguably Megadeth's most acclaimed lineup and their most successful albums: Rust in Peace, Countdown to Extinction, and Youthanasia.


29 Apr 2021

Rank #4

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Megadeth Episode 1 - Killing is my Business to So Far, So Good, So What

Will and Callum kick off the Riff Nerds series by talking about one of the first metal bands they heard: Megadeth. They talk about the origins of the band and then discuss what they think of their first three albums. 


29 Apr 2021

Rank #5