Top Ten Reasons Why Megadeth is Better Than Metallica

The Top Ten

1 Megadeth has better lyrics

Tied for me. I love both bands equally. - CostcoHotDogs

Not Really - christangrant

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.

Wrong
Cryptic Writings Risk and Super Collider are really bad - christangrant

All of megadeth's are good, metallica has 2 bad ones. I love both equally - CostcoHotDogs

3 Lars Ulrich is a terrible drummer

That's the thing I agree. - zxm

This is the only thing on the list that has some Logic to y - christangrant

4 Dave Mustaine has a better voice than James Hetfield

That's a joke. Right?

Is this a joke cause that's not true at all - christangrant

That's not true. Dave isn't really that good of a singer. He even admitted it himself.

Tied for me. - CostcoHotDogs

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5 Metallica is overrated, Megadeth is underrated

Sure, Metallica can be overrated, but Megadeth are no where near underrated.

Both are Overrated but Metallica at least didn't make Pop songs like Megadeth did on Risk - christangrant

Megadeth is not Underrated at all if anything they are overrated (They are still good though) - christangrant

Neither are overrated or underrated. I like them both, I can’t choose one or the other. - CostcoHotDogs

6 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. - CostcoHotDogs

Not Really - christangrant

I wouldn't say that's true. Metallica had way better '80s Songs than Megadeth, but Megadeth's '90s, 2000s, 2010s stuff are far better than than Metallica's '90s and 21st century stuff.

7 Megadeth has better solos and guitar work than Metallica does.

For this item it really depends if you are talking Rust in Peace Era Megadeth than yes I would agree Hangar 18 is possibly the greatest guitar work ever done - christangrant

Tied for me. - CostcoHotDogs

8 Megadeth had better album covers

Even if they have better album covers which they don't that doesn't mean they are a better band by that logic Limp Bizkit is better than Linkin Park because Significant Other has a better album cover than Hybrid Theory - christangrant

Tied again. - CostcoHotDogs

9 Megadeth released more albums than Metallica

Quality > Quantity, but honestly I like Megadeth more.

More Albums Doesn't mean better in fact some of those albums are bad - christangrant

10 Dave Mustaine guest starred on the TV Show Duck Dodgers

How does guest staring on an obscure kids show make you any better? If anything it makes you look like a total joke (Duck Dodgers was a good show though. Not something I would watch all the time cause it's for kids and I'm an adult).

He also guest starred on The Drew Carey Show. So is this really anything new?

This was my introduction to metal as a kid though.

Not a reason, but I do agree that was awesome. - CostcoHotDogs

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The Contenders

11 Megadeth has a mascot

Both have mascots. - CostcoHotDogs

So? Metallica has one as well just not as well known - christangrant

12 Metallica has no good members

James and Cliff are so much talented. So they have good members. - zxm

Wrong Is Cliff Burton a Bad Member - christangrant

This is the dumbest reason on this list - christangrant

13 James Hetfield missed his son's first birthday to hunt tigers in Siberia

What does this have to do with Music? - christangrant

14 Dave Mustaine wrote some of Metallica's Best Songs

Seek And Destroy, The Four Horsemen, Metal Militia, The Call Of Ktulu, Ride The Lightning, Jump In The Fire, Phantom Lord, Hit The Lights, I think he wrote parts of Orion... - CostcoHotDogs

For example, the Four Hoursemen, Jump in the Fire, Phantom Lord, Metal Militia, Ride the Lightning and Call of Ktulu.

Eh not really - christangrant

15 Metallica released Lulu

... and Megadeth released Risk and Super Collider - christangrant

LuLu is far worse than Risk and Super Collider. Super Collider has 2 good songs and risk has one. LuLu? Zero.
I like both bands equally though...

16 Every member a of Metallica is a scumbag

Oh so is Cliff Burton a Scumbag and plus by this logic Dave Mustaine is one too since he was also in Metallica - christangrant

It doesn't say that the current members (which they aren't except for maybe Lars Ulrich but he's overhated) in the list item - christangrant

17 Metallica sued Napster
18 Metallica's fans are sometimes psychos

Megadeth fans can be too like the one who keeps calling me many names just for stating my opinion - christangrant

Maybe I was (these comments were made a long time ago) but still this list is bad I like both bands although I prefer Metallica - christangrant

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