The front man recently hit Cameo – a platform through which fans can pay to receive personalized videos from celebrities – to raise money for the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.
For his latest video – which he recorded for a fan named Joe to celebrate his 43rd birthday – Mustaine revealed that the band’s 16th studio album “The Sick, The Dying And The Dead” will be called – use the working title of the band for a while. He also shared an excerpt from the title track.
“If you listen carefully, you can hear in the background – look over my shoulder, uh oh! – there’s the Pro Tools rig with the new album doing a rough mix and you get to hear a bit of that in the background for your birthday, âsaid Mustaine. “This is the beginning of the song ‘The Sick, The Dying And The Dead’, which is our theme song.”
A release date for the album has not yet been confirmed.
You can see the clip below:
Mustaine has informed fans about the progress of the 2016 follow-up ‘Dystopia’ for the last 14 months. Last year er> announced that the band had recorded 18 new songs , while in April he said he only had” one song to sing “ for the album.
Ellefson left the thrash metal pioneer in May after Denying allegations that he groomed an underage girl online. He then admitted to having “four to five masturbating encounters” online with a young woman in a police report that surfaced last month .
Mustaine, who previously said that Ellefson not on the record, has now confirmed that a new bass player has completed his role on the album.