Megasus by Megasus
NOW AVAILABLE ON VINYL!!! The self-titled debut from MEGASUS. Riding forth like thunderbolts cast from the hammer of Thor, the eight hooves of the Megasus burn a trail of ice across the winter sky. Combining elements of heavy metal titans like High on Fire, Slayer, Pentagram, and Karp, Megasus delivers a debut of amazing power and volume with riff after riff of neckbreaking metal fury. The sordid history of Megasus goes something like this: Four dudes who all work for Harmonix (developer of the world's most popular video games, Guitar Hero and Rock Band) decided to assemble a metal band of wild power. Featuring longtime Providence musiciansmost notably BRIAN GIBSON, bassist for noise-rock duo LIGHTNING BOLT (here showing off his own crushing drum skills)the group set out simply to have fun and write killer heavy metal songs. With two tracks, Megasus and Red Lottery, featured in Rock Band and Guitar Hero 2 long before this album's release, the band has already generated a large awareness of their music. Originally released in early 2009 in an edition of 200 copies, the band has repressed the vinyl to accompany a CD version on 20 Buck Spin (to be released 11/24/2009). Packaged in a gatefold sleeves with a 24x36 poster, a sticker and a download card. Second pressing of 300 copies.
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