MEGADETH has teamed with Capitol Records/EMI Music Catalog Marketing to unleash Arsenal of Megadeth, a comprehensive two-disc DVD collection available March 21. A visual career anthology containing 32 previously unreleased clips, Arsenal of Megadeth chronicles the rise and evolution of the band, providing fans with a heavy metal armory of music videos, interviews, home video shot by MEGADETH‘s own Dave Mustaine and hidden tracks. Clocking in at almost three hours, Arsenal of Megadeth‘s tracklist was personally compiled by Mustaine, ensuring the ultimate head-hammering MEGADETH experience.
Following the 2005 release of MEGADETH‘s Greatest Hits: Back to the Start CD and deluxe CD/DVD collections of singles and fan favorites, Arsenal of Megadeths fans with the most in-depth look ever provided into the band’s storied history. In addition to 20 of the band’s music videos, Arsenal contains a bevy of career-spanning previously unreleased material, including behind the scenes audition footage, a 1995 band appearance on MTV‘s “Most Wanted,” a clip of Dave Mustaine‘s guest appearance on “The Drew Carey Show,” and concert footage from 2005’s Gigantour.
In 2005, MEGADETH was the headbanging, headlining act of Dave Mustaine‘s Gigantour, a tour founded on the principles of “fan-friendly” pricing and accessibility to the music. Mustaine‘s vision for Gigantour was to “put together a festival that consisted of positive bands that play heavy music in a high energy environment.” 2005’s inaugural Gigantour did just that and was an immense international success. Arsenal of Megadeths previously unreleased concert footage from the tour, including a live performance of MEGADETH‘s metal anthem, “Peace Sells.”