Top Ten Reasons Why Megadeth is Better Than Metallica

The Top Ten
1 Megadeth has better solos and guitar work than Metallica does.

Metallica just overuses wah-wah and power chords nowadays.

2 Megadeth never got bad like Metallica

Cryptic Writings, TWNAH, and Dystopia are all good albums. 13, Risk, and Super Collider are weak but great compared to half of Metallica's discography.

Lars always sounded the same while playing drums. Kirk always used wah, and his solos kind of always sound the same. This is not the case with Dave's solos because Dave has his own style, and they are really good.

3 Megadeth always had better songs than Metallica

I think it balances out, but I do like my favorite Metallica song more than my favorite Megadeth song. But Megadeth is more consistent.

4 Dave Mustaine had better solos than Kirk and James combined
5 Lars Ulrich is a terrible drummer
6 Dave Mustaine has a better voice than James Hetfield

Dave Mustaine is better than James Hetfield because James Hetfield has a terrible voice. I swear to God, he always screams "AAAH" obnoxiously. He just sucks. Dave Mustaine actually tries, and James just screams. Anyway, Metallica is garbage.

The entirety of Garage Inc. is just trash. Their cover of Overkill by Motörhead is an insult to the entire genre of metal. James is trying to do Lemmy's voice, but James Hetfield already sucks at singing James Hetfield, so his vocals are at an all-time low here.

Megadeth has better lyrics too. "Twisting your mind and smashing your dreams?" Really? I know it's about drugs, but it's just so stupid and simple. Megadeth, on the other hand, actually has decent lyrics like "Welcome to our fortress tall. We'll take some time to show you around. Impossible to break these walls, for you see the steel is much too strong. (Guitar solo)."

My main gripe with Metallica is not even that the music sucks. It's that James Hetfield and Lars Ulrich are both scum. James Hetfield was so busy hunting bears in Siberia that he missed his son's first birthday. Hunting on its own is a terrible thing to do. You're killing other living animals for sport. But in the process, he missed his son's first birthday!

Lars Ulrich is one of the biggest crybabies on the planet. He sued Napster because he thought they were stealing their profits. No, they weren't. And you're already rich! How much more money do you possibly need, dude?! And they sued the people, their fans, who downloaded from Napster. That is a disgusting, slimy thing to do.

7 Megadeth had better album covers
8 Megadeth never made a Black Album.

Countdown to Extinction and Cryptic Writings were similar to the Black Album but still showed some thrash roots. Megadeth just experimented for a bit. Metallica, from that point on, just went into relying on hit singles.

9 Megadeth has better lyrics
10 Megadeth released more albums than Metallica
The Contenders
11 James Hetfield missed his son's first birthday to hunt tigers in Siberia
12 Megadeth has a mascot
13 Metallica released Lulu

Lulu is far worse than Risk and Super Collider. Super Collider has two good songs and Risk has one. Lulu? Zero. I like both bands equally though...

14 David Ellefson is one of the best bass players in the world.
15 Megadeth made better albums than Metallica
16 Metallica has no good members
17 Dave Mustaine guest starred on the TV Show Duck Dodgers

This was my introduction to metal as a kid though.

This may not be a reason, but I do agree that it was awesome.

18 Metallica sued Napster
19 Dave Mustaine is one of the best guitarists in the metal genre
20 Metallica's fans are sometimes psychos
21 Dave Mustaine wrote all of Metallica's good songs
22 Megadeth is an actual word, the only difference being that it's misspelled

Megadeath - a unit used in quantifying the casualties of nuclear war, equal to the deaths of one million people.

Metallica doesn't mean anything.

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