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Megadeth recruit country star

Country music star Steve Wariner has revealed he makes a guest appearance on Megadeth’s 15th album.

He’s recorded a slide guitar part for the record that features Dave Mustaine, David Ellefson, new guitarist Kiko Loureiro and Lamb Of God drummer Chris Adler.

Wariner tells the Tennessean (opens in new tab): “Worlds collide – it’s funny. Imagine Megadeth with steel guitar.

“That’s what I did. Isn’t that crazy? It’s out of my world. I’m a traditional country guy, but the stuff I played on is awesome.”

The follow-up to 2013’s Super Collider is expected later this year. Mustaine was this month named Metal Hammer’s Golden God of 2015.

The band have two upcoming live dates scheduled at the Festival d’ete de Quebec, Quebec City, Canada on July 18, and at Loud Park 15 in Tokyo, Japan on October 11.

Megadeth feature in the latest edition of Metal Hammer magazine – out now in print, digital and via TeamRock+.

Martin Kielty

Not only is one-time online news editor Martin an established rock journalist and drummer, but he’s also penned several books on music history, including SAHB Story: The Tale of the Sensational Alex Harvey Band (opens in new tab), a band he once managed, and the best-selling Apollo Memories (opens in new tab) about the history of the legendary and infamous Glasgow Apollo. Martin has written for Classic Rock and Prog and at one time had written more articles for Louder than anyone else (we think he's second now). He’s appeared on TV and when not delving intro all things music, can be found travelling along the UK’s vast canal network.