Megadeth kicked off their 2022 tour with an April ninth ​​efficiency on the Michelob Ultra Arena on the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas.

The steel giants kicked off their set with an emphatic rendition of “Hangar 18,” the traditional from their 1990 album Rust in Peace. From there, the group stormed via “Dread and the Fugitive Mind” and “Sweating Bullets.”

Watch Megadeth open their present with Hangar 18

It was at this level that frontman Dave Mustaine addressed the gang for the primary time, thanking followers for coming whereas additionally heaping reward on tour mates Lamb of God, Trivium and In Flames. Mustaine then informed the gang how a lot he was “looking forward to getting back on tour and playing for you guys. I hope you’re as happy as I am right because I could fucking play all night but they won’t let us.”

Other highlights have been steel classics like “Trust” and “Symphony of Destruction”. The full set checklist and movies from the efficiency are under.

This was the primary date of the Metal Tour of the Year in 2022, a trek Megadeth began final yr with a primary trek operating from August to the top of September. These 2021 dates marked the primary Megadeth performances since bassist and co-founder David Ellefson was fired. James LoMenzo, who crammed in for Ellefson on final yr’s tour, will proceed the band for his or her 2022 run.

Watch Megadeth play Trust

Megadeth performs “Symphony of Destruction”

Watch Megadeth play Holy Wars

Megadeth, Michelob Ultra Arena, Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, April 9, 2022

1. “Hangar 18”
2. “Fright and the Fleeting Ghost”
3. “Sweating Bullets”
4. “Wolf”
5. “Trust”
6. “Conquer or Die”
7. “Dystopia”
8. “Symphony of Destruction”
9. “Peace Sold”
10. “Holy Wars…The Punishment Due”


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