MEGADETH — Killing Is My Business... And Business Is Good! (review)

MEGADETH — Killing Is My Business... And Business Is Good! album cover Album · 1985 · Thrash Metal Buy this album from MMA partners
4.5/5 ·
Warthur
The fast, complex, and combative debut of Megadeth sees the band at their rawest and fastest. Whilst future releases would benefit from better production due to the band not drinking half the recording budget, and would see them slow down their compositions so as to better develop the individual sections, Killing Is My Business stands out as some of the fastest thrash metal any of the Big Four have ever made. Beginning with a little Bach and concluding with an insanely quick rendition of The Mechanix, the album might be sloppily mixed - Dave's vocals in particular are buried - but that doesn't hide the talent on offer, particularly the furious basswork from David Ellefson.
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