Watch: MEGADETH Kicks Off 2024 South American Tour In Lima, Peru

Apr 07, 2024

MEGADETH played its first concert in six months at the kick-off of the band's South American tour on Saturday, April 6 at Arena 1 in Lima, Peru.

The setlist for the show was as follows:

01. The Sick, The Dying… And The Dead! (live debut)
02. Dread And The Fugitive Mind
03. Devil's Island (first time since 2014)
04. Hangar 18
05. Wake Up Dead
06. In My Darkest Hour
07. Sweating Bullets
08. Hook In Mouth
09. Trust
10. Tornado Of Souls
11. À Tout Le Monde
12. We'll Be Back
13. Symphony Of Destruction
14. Peace Sells
15. Mechanix
16. Holy Wars... The Punishment Due

Fan-filmed video can be seen below.

Finnish guitarist Teemu Mäntysaari joined MEGADETH last September after the band's longtime axeman Kiko Loureiro, announced earlier that month that he would sit out the next leg of MEGADETH's "Crush The World" tour in order to stay home with his children back in Finland. It was later revealed that Mäntysaari would continue to play guitar for MEGADETH for the foreseeable future, with Loureiro seemingly having no plans to return.

The 37-year-old Mäntysaari was born in Tampere, Finland and began playing guitar at the age of 12. In 2004, he joined the band WINTERSUN. He has also been a member of SMACKBOUND since 2015.

MEGADETH played its first concert with Mäntysaari on September 6, 2023 at Revel in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Loureiro officially joined MEGADETH in April 2015, about five months after Chris Broderick's exit from the group.

MEGADETH's sold-out shows at Movistar Arena in Buenos Aires on Saturday, April 13 and Sunday, April 14, 2024 will be broadcast live on Veeps. Fans will also have the exclusive opportunity to snag MEGADETH merch, including a poster and a limited-edition tee, that will only be available for purchase on Veeps during the livestream. Veeps All Access subscribers can access the shows for free as part of their subscription. Otherwise tickets are on sale for $14.99 for each show or $24.99 for both shows on


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