Megadeth – United Abominations Reviews

United Abominations

Nearly 25 years after its formation, Megadeth is making its most brilliant work, a feat that some acts find unthinkable––maybe impossible––after half that time. When Mustaine sings about politics it’s never in the abstract, faraway sense; his lyrics are riddled with references to the here and now––the boundaries and bombs that make the threat of war––or the threat of doom–– real. So it’s no real surprise that this release features lyrics liberally peppered with references (more…)

13 responses to “Megadeth – United Abominations Reviews”

  1. Henrietta says:

    It is a statement by Dave Mustaine of Metallica and the rest of the world say, metal “This is how children are doing.”
      The style is like a cross between “Peace Sells … But Who's Buying? “,” Rust in Peace “and” Countdown to Extinction “(the 3 best albums from the golden years). The new band of spear-head drover brothers is unbelievable. Once upon a time, the Abbott brothers (Dimebag and Vinnie Paul) almost joined Megadeth. Circumstances, that from happening this time, but not this time (too bad Glen drover has left the band). Glen drover is awesome and his smooth flowing style complements Mustaine is rough and tough style perfectly. Drover Shawn is the best drummer since the original drummer, the great Gar Samuelson. Come see it, they sound a lot like Dimebag and Vinnie.
      And it's true what the assessor says Amazon … the fact that a band that 25 years after its formation, can an album like this is unbelievable. Make no mistake, this is one of Megadeth's Best Albums. It shows what an absolute genius Mustaine is. The man is just dripping with awesome riffs and solos. He is the best and richest metal RIFF creators of all time. Let's hope this is the beginning of a new golden era of Megadeth.

  2. Nellie says:

    5.0 out of 5 stars
    Surprisingly Good.
    I was an old school Megadeth fan that left the fray sometime during the Cryptic Writings era. Hadn’t listened to Megadeth since because my musical taste changed.

  3. Idalis says:

    This album is awesome. I did not hear Meagdeth for too long, but I have all of their albums Killing Is My Business by Youthanasia, and the system has failed. For me however, I focus more towards 80's Magdeth, real thrash sound, basically the first 4 albums. I was somewhat disappointed with Countdown to Extinction and Youthanasia, because they do not really thrash, but they grew on me. The system has failed was a relief for me because it kind of went back to their thrash roots. But this album blows it away. Megadeth Thrash is back! I've always loved how Megadeth has several solos during the songs. This solo album is a whole festival. Solos everywhere. This album is very hard, loud and fast. It is a very political album, of course, but Dave tells it like it is. If you like Megadeth you love this album. If you like metal in general, you'll love it. It's not disappoint them. Highlights for me Washington is Next!, United abominations, Gears of War, A Tout Le Monde (Set Me Free), games for blood and Burnt Ice. Burnt Ice has fast solos. The whole second half of the song is basically a solo. I was damn rattles my head so much I am dizzy. Hell yeah. Today, Metallica only wishes they can create an album like this, considering their recent attempt had no solos whatsoever. Megadeth's thrash around the back. Rock on!

  4. Zhen says:

    4.0 out of 5 stars
    Polical and about US!
    This is a very good albumn. Megadeth is back! Dave is great with his vocal’s especialy track 8. I like the political tone in these times, they have not backed off of what we as a…

  5. Estralita says:

    A series of well-established bands have a political stance than ever the last few years, and Megadeth is no different. Since Dave Mustaine again the band (with a new lineup again), he is back on track and looking back to the glory days of 80's Thrash Metal, that he helped pioneer. “United abominations” is just that, as Megadeth makes its debut on Roadrunner Records with this raw sound, politically laced treat, which may very well be the album of the year. Opening track “Sleepwalker” slams us with Mustaine's scratchy voice and guitar ribs, while the “Next Washington”, “Never Walk Alone … A Call to Arms, “” Blood Price “and the title track are all excellent metal blasts as well. As longtime fans of the band will notice right from the BAT, however, is a remake of Megadeth in the mid-90's hit single “A Tout Le Monde”. Here we get “A Tout Le Monde (Set Me Free)”, which is a faster, stronger version of the song, and it also features Lacuna Coil's Cristina Scabbia on vocals and. This is Megadeth at their raw and primitive sounding since “Peace Sells …”, which in itself is really saying something. Undoubtedly the best metal album of the year so far, “United abominations” is a metal masterpiece.

  6. Timber says:

    3.0 out of 5 stars
    I just don’t know what to think of Megadeth anymore…
    After Cryptic (which was very commercial imo and overproduced) which has some good tracks on it, Megadeth has gone downhill.

  7. Anonymous says:

    2.0 out of 5 stars
    united crap
    another bad album from megadeth,the only good song is’’sleepwalker”.
    since the best lineup left the band: david ellefson-marty friedman-nick menza,they never did a good…

  8. Anonymous says:

    3.0 out of 5 stars
    Starts Strong, But Finishes Flat
    United Abominations is a bit of a mixed bag. Dave Mustaine has never been one to shy away from politics or expressing his opinions in general, and here we see him boiling over…

  9. Wyanet says:

    1.0 out of 5 stars
    Why do they bother? Why did I bother?
    I had written off Megadeth after hearing Risk and decided not to hear anymore new music from them. Then being inspired by the election of a new president that I’m unhappy with I…

  10. Urmi says:

    5.0 out of 5 stars
    Metallica Sucks! Long live Megadeth!!!
    Four stars? Are you serious? Dave Mustaine is the father of thrash metal. Metallica owes all their success to Dave Mustaine.

  11. Oraefo says:

    3.0 out of 5 stars
    Another Step In The Right Direction
    I see this album compared to its predecessor, The System Has Failed, more often than not. Personally, I can’t hear the similarities.

  12. Cwen says:

    5.0 out of 5 stars
    Metal Bliss
    Definitely a return to form. Megadeth in my opinion has been fairly consistant with what Dave Mustaine writes.

  13. Neha says:

    3.0 out of 5 stars
    System has failed II
    This album should have been called The System Has Failed 2. It is almost the same sounding album as United Abominations. But thats ok compared to Risk and Cryptic Writings.

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