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Countdown to Extinction

Megadeth

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
July 6th, 1992
Catalog ID:
CDP 7 98531 2
Label:
Capitol Records
Format:
CD
Reviews:
25 reviews (avg. 79%)
1. Skin o' My Teeth 03:13   Show lyrics
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2. Symphony of Destruction 04:02   Show lyrics
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3. Architecture of Aggression 03:37   Show lyrics
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4. Foreclosure of a Dream 04:17   Show lyrics
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5. Sweating Bullets 05:02   Show lyrics
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6. This Was My Life 03:42   Show lyrics
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7. Countdown to Extinction 04:17   Show lyrics
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8. High Speed Dirt 04:12   Show lyrics
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9. Psychotron 04:41   Show lyrics
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10. Captive Honour 04:14   Show lyrics
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11. Ashes in Your Mouth 06:11   Show lyrics
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Band members
Dave Mustaine Guitars, Vocals
Marty Friedman Guitars, Vocals (backing)
David Ellefson Bass, Vocals (backing)
Nick Menza Drums, Vocals (backing)
Guest/Session
The Jury Foreman Vocals (backing) (on track 10)
The Judge Vocals (backing) (on track 10)
The Cell Mate Vocals (backing) (on track 10)
Miscellaneous staff
Max Norman Producer, Engineering, Mixing
Dave Mustaine Producer
Chris Cufarro Photography (band)
Cameron Wong Photography (cover)
Hugh Syme Art direction, Design
John Taylor Dismukes Logo
Fred Kelly Jr. Engineering (assistant)
Micajah Ryan Engineering (additional)
Tommy Steele Art direction
Dave Mustaine Guitars, Vocals
Marty Friedman Guitars, Vocals (backing)
David Ellefson Bass, Vocals (backing)
Nick Menza Drums, Vocals (backing)
The Jury Foreman Vocals (backing) (on track 10)
The Judge Vocals (backing) (on track 10)
The Cell Mate Vocals (backing) (on track 10)
Max Norman Producer, Engineering, Mixing
Dave Mustaine Producer
Chris Cufarro Photography (band)
Cameron Wong Photography (cover)
Hugh Syme Art direction, Design
John Taylor Dismukes Logo
Fred Kelly Jr. Engineering (assistant)
Micajah Ryan Engineering (additional)
Tommy Steele Art direction
Read God have mercy!! 89% Face_your_fear_79 June 30th, 2015
Read Marketable but still good 85% McTague97 December 16th, 2014
Read I Just Can't... 30% doomknocker December 5th, 2014
Read Bland 76% StainedClass95 July 31st, 2014
Read Gets a bit worse than it... 82% SirMetalGinger March 18th, 2013
Read An answer to The Black Album 73% LordThurisaz March 16th, 2013
Read Foreclosure Of A Dream 72% televiper11 September 6th, 2012
Read Quasi-Commercial,... 73% RRMustaineRR July 6th, 2012
Read Countdown to Megadeth's... 84% YomiKAOmi September 9th, 2010
Read Still at high standards. 90% evermetal November 3rd, 2009
Read Don't be fooled 56% MercyfulSatyr July 23rd, 2009
Read Megadeth's And Justice 93% LaconicWarrior May 5th, 2008
Read MegaDeth dabbles in Power... 76% hells_unicorn March 1st, 2008
Read Countdown to Cryptic and... 85% Kalelfromkrypton November 8th, 2007
Read "Countdown To Commercialism" 77% Metdude May 3rd, 2007
Read Transitioning…. 91% erickg13 March 4th, 2007
Read Sellout? Hardly. 90% Mikesn March 3rd, 2007
Read Actually... Not Bad 90% NecroWraith February 12th, 2007
Read Disappointingly Average 60% Vlachos October 20th, 2006
Read A Classic that isn't... 93% Fatal_Metal October 10th, 2005
Read My favorite Megadeth album 82% asklater January 29th, 2005
Read Great! 93% cyclone October 21st, 2004
Read Excellent crossover album! 87% WitheringToSerenity March 21st, 2004
Read Countdown to Extinction 89% Demon_of_the_Fall August 19th, 2003
Read Not bad, just not totally... 66% UltraBoris August 11th, 2002

There was also a promo box set issued that included the album on CD and cassette.

Original sound version now out of print.

Music videos were made for the songs Foreclosure of a Dream, High Speed Dirt, Symphony of Destruction and Skin 'o My Teeth.

Recording information:

Recorded from January 6th to April 28th, 1992 at The Enterprise Studio in Burbank, California.

Identifiers:

Barcode: 0 7777 98531 2 0
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Mastering SID Code (Variant 7, 9, 10): IFPI L046
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