Recorded at THE ENTERPRISE Studio, Burbank, CA during January 6 - April 28, 1992.
Japanese release includes 2 bonus tracks, "Go to Hell" (04:35) and "Breakpoint" (03:28).
The remixed & remastered 2004 version contains the following bonus tracks:
12) Crown of Worms (03:17)
13) Countdown to Extinction (Demo) (03:55)
14) Symphony of Destruction (Demo) (05:29)
15) Psychotron (Demo) (05:28)
The 2004 remixed and remastered version was also released as an Ultradisc II 24 karat gold disc by Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab.
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
A 20th Anniversary Edition will be released on November 6 2012 by Capitol Records
/ EMI America
. Presented in a 2CD lift-top box and digitally, with never before release 1992 concert recorded live at San Francisco’s Cow Palace. The concert audio has been newly remixed for this release. The physical and digital versions both include a booklet with a new liner notes essay by music journalist Kory Grow, and the 2CD box also contains a 24” x 36” poster and four collectible postcards.
Countdown to Extinction remaster
LIVE at Cow's Palace, San Francisco 1992.
2. Holy Wars...the Punishment Due
3. Skin o' My Teeth
4. Wake Up Dead
5. Hangar 18
6. Countdown to Extinction
7. Foreclosure of a Dream
8. This Was My Life
10. Sweating Bullets
11. In My Darkest Hour
12. The Conjuring
13. Tornado of Souls
14. Ashes in Your Mouth
15. Symphony of Destruction