Megadeth - Th1rt3en (2011) [Official Digital Download 24bit/96kHz]

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Megadeth - Th1rt3en (2011) [Official Digital Download 24bit/96kHz]

Megadeth - Th1rt3en (2011) (2012)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/96 kHz | Time - 57:42 minutes | 1,2 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front cover

With the release of "Th1rt3en", Megadeth proves why they have remained at the pinnacle of heavy-metal rock. Lead vocalist/guitarist Dave Mustaine enlists original bassist David Ellefson for their thirteenth studio masterpiece. The album is an all-encompassing experience featuring the group’s signature feel with a modern polish. "Th1rt3en" is packed with a strong rhythm section, compelling lyrics, creative riffs and shredding axe work. The album garnered two Grammy® nominations, one at the 53rd annual Grammy® Awards for Best Metal Performance (Sudden Death) and one at the 54th annual Grammy® Awards for Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance. The album, which charted at #1 on Billboard’s Top Hard Rock Albums is sure to please their enduring following and is a great introduction to one of the biggest names in metal history.

Megadeth's 13th studio album, and first since 2001’s The World Needs a Hero to utilize the talents of bassist/founding member Dave Ellefson, was produced by Johnny K (Staind, Disturbed) and features a combination of newly composed tracks, along with older cuts written years ago but never put to tape. Darker, heavier, and more immediate than 2009's Endgame, Dave Mustaine's snarling vocals ride higher in the mix this time around, but fans need not fear, as his fleet fingers are still possessed with the power to conjure the dead. Much of the aptly named Th1rt3en feels vintage, from the familiar political themes on “We the People” and the tightly wound, Dio-esque riffing on “Public Enemy No. 1” to the soft, melodramatic military snare intro of “Never Dead,” which eventually explodes into a wicked blast of retro-thrash that feels positively invigorating, not redundant. Elsewhere, the melodic slow-burn “Millennium of the Blind” fuses Ten Years After's “I’d Love to Change the World” and Metallica's “Fade to Black” into an anti-corporation/war rant that calls out the “millennials” on their submissiveness, the snaky “Black Swan” casts long shadows that mimic “Symphony of Destruction,” and first single “Sudden Death” stands defiant before the skeptics who thought that Mustaine's newfound faith would render him bereft of the old ultraviolence.

Tracklist:

01. Sudden Death
02. Public Enemy No. 1
03. Whose Life (Is It Anyways?)
04. We The People
05. Guns, Drugs, & Money
06. Never Dead
07. New World Order
08. Fast Lane
09. Black Swan
10. Wrecker
11. Millennium Of The Blind
12. Deadly Nightshade
13. Th1rt3en

Musicians:
Dave Mustaine - lead vocals, lead, rhythm and acoustic guitars
Chris Broderick - lead, rhythm and acoustic guitars, backup vocals
David Ellefson - bass guitar, backup vocals
Shawn Drover - drums, percussion and backup vocals

Produced by Johnny K and Dave Mustaine.
Recorded, Engineered & Mixed by Johnny K.
Mastered by Ted Jensen.

Note: 48kHz/24bit recording mastered in 96/24.

Analyzed: Megadeth / Th1rt3en
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DR Peak RMS Duration Track
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DR11 0.00 dB -11.90 dB 5:07 01-Sudden Death
DR10 -0.10 dB -10.88 dB 4:15 02-Public Enemy No. 1
DR11 0.00 dB -11.07 dB 3:50 03-Whose Life (Is It Anyways?)
DR10 0.00 dB -11.66 dB 4:33 04-We The People
DR11 0.00 dB -11.40 dB 4:20 05-Guns, Drugs, & Money
DR10 0.00 dB -12.01 dB 4:33 06-Never Dead
DR11 0.00 dB -11.46 dB 3:56 07-New World Order
DR10 0.00 dB -11.19 dB 4:04 08-Fast Lane
DR11 0.00 dB -11.72 dB 4:10 09-Black Swan
DR11 0.00 dB -11.70 dB 3:52 10-Wrecker
DR11 0.00 dB -12.47 dB 4:15 11-Millennium Of The Blind
DR11 0.00 dB -11.64 dB 4:55 12-Deadly Nightshade
DR12 0.00 dB -12.63 dB 5:50 13-13
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Number of tracks: 13
Official DR value: DR11

Samplerate: 96000 Hz
Channels: 2
Bits per sample: 24
Bitrate: 2864 kbps
Codec: FLAC
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