Home Press Releases Lamb of God Release “Wake Up Dead” feat. Megadeth

Lamb of God Release “Wake Up Dead” feat. Megadeth

Heavy metal titans Lamb Of God join forces with Megadeth to remake a true classic. Originally released in 1986, “Wake Up Dead” was the lead single from Megadeth’s iconic multi-platinum selling album Peace Sells… but Who’s Buying?.   

And now, one week before the second installment of The Metal Tour of the Year is set to commence… Lamb of God releases “Wake Up Dead” featuring Dave Mustaine and the members of Megadeth. Lamb of God vocalist D. Randall Blythe, guitarists Mark Morton and Willie Adler, bassist John Campbell and drummer Art Cruz recorded the Megadeth classic remotely and recruited the Megadeth frontman himself to feature guitar and vocals on the song.

Mustaine lent his signature vocal to the track, with lead guitar work on the various solos by Lamb Of God’s own Mark Morton, as well as Megadeth’s Mustaine and Kiko Loureiro. The recording also includes vocal contributions from Megadeth members Kiko Loureiro, Dirk Verbeuren and James LoMenzo.

Dave Mustaine – “We had a blast playing with Lamb of God on their cover of ‘Wake Up Dead’. Almost as much fun as we’re going to have playing every night on Metal Tour Of The Year. I’m looking forward to seeing everyone!”

Randy Blythe – “The first leg of The Metal Tour of the Year back in 2021 was a total blast, and we’re about to take it on the road again. What better way to kick it off than a little inter-band jam session? All nine members of Megadeth and Lamb of God are on the thrash classic “Wake Up Dead”- turn it up, and we’ll see you on the road!”

Mark Morton – “‘Wake Up Dead’ was a massively important song for me as an aspiring young guitar player. It was one of the first songs that began my lifelong love of thrash metal and helped reinforce for me that, while solos may be fun, my allegiance is to the RIFF! So you can imagine what a thrill it’s been for Lamb to cover this legendary song with Dave & the rest of the Megadeth guys. Truly an honor. We all had a lot of fun putting this together and I think you can hear that energy in the track. I hope everybody enjoys this one and we can’t wait to see y’all on The Metal Tour of the Year.”

Don’t miss Megadeth and Lamb of God on leg 2 of The Metal Tour of the Year with Special Guests Trivium and In Flames beginning April 9th in Las Vegas, NV before wrapping May 19th in Quebec City, QC, Canada.

LAMB OF GOD – The Metal Tour Of The Year – 2022 North American Tour Dates:
Megadeth and Lamb of God co-headlining with special guests Trivium and In Flames
Tickets and VIP packages on-sale now at http://MetalTouroftheYear.com

4.09 – Las Vegas, NV | Michelob Ultra Arena
4.10 – Tucson, AZ | Tucson Arena
4.12 – Colorado Springs, CO | Broadmoor World Arena
4.14 – Corpus Christi, TX | American Bank Center Arena
4.15 – Lafayette, LA | Lafayette Cajundome
4.16 – Brandon, MS | Brandon Amphitheater
4.19 – Grand Rapids, MI | Van Andel Arena
4.21 – Fort Wayne, IN | Allen County War Memorial Coliseum
4.22 – Green Bay, WI | Resch Center
4.24 – Sioux Falls, SD | Denny Sanford PREMIER Center
4.26 – Omaha, NE | Baxter Arena
4.27 – Cedar Rapids, IA | Alliant Energy PowerHouse
4.29 – Kansas City, MO | T-Mobile Center
4.30 – Tulsa, OK | BOK Center * No Trivium
5.03 – North Charleston, SC | North Charleston Coliseum
5.04 – Greenville, SC | Bon Secours Wellness Arena
5.06 – Nashville, TN | Bridgestone Arena
5.07 – Peoria, IL | Peoria Civic Center
5.09 – Pittsburgh, PA | Petersen Events Center
5.10 – Rochester, NY | Blue Cross Arena
5.12 – Portland, ME | Cross Insurance Arena
5.13 – Uncasville, CT | Mohegan Sun Arena
5.15 – Allentown, PA | PPL Center
5.17 – Laval, QC | Place Bell
5.18 – Toronto, | Budweiser Stage
5.19 – Quebec City, QC | Videotron Centre 

Previous articleColiseum Madness 2022 | Live Stream w/ ARTV, Spectrum Pulse, Crash Thompson
Next articleBaroness Return To Home Away From Home In St. Louis