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Countdown to Extinction

Megadeth

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
July 6th, 1992
Catalog ID:
N/A
Label:
Capitol Records
Format:
Unknown
Reviews:
24 reviews (avg. 81%)
1. Skin o' My Teeth 03:14   Show lyrics
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2. Symphony of Destruction 04:02   Show lyrics
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3. Architecture of Aggression 03:35   Show lyrics
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4. Foreclosure of a Dream 04:17   Show lyrics
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5. Sweating Bullets 05:04   Show lyrics
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6. This Was My Life 03:42   Show lyrics
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7. Countdown to Extinction 04:16   Show lyrics
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8. High Speed Dirt 04:13   Show lyrics
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9. Psychotron 04:42   Show lyrics
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10. Captive Honour 04:15   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
Nick Menza Drums, Vocals (backing)
David Ellefson Bass, Vocals (backing)
Marty Friedman Guitars, Vocals (backing)
Guest/Session
The Cell Mate Vocals (backing) (on track 10)
The Judge Vocals (backing) (on track 10)
The Jury Foreman Vocals (backing) (on track 10)
Miscellaneous staff
Tommy Steele Art direction
Micajah Ryan Engineering (additional)
Fred Kelly Jr. Engineering (assistant)
Hugh Syme Art direction, Design
Cameron Wong Photography (cover)
Chris Cufarro Photography (band)
Dave Mustaine Producer
Max Norman Producer, Engineering, Mixing
John Taylor Dismukes Logo
Dave Mustaine Guitars, Vocals
Nick Menza Drums, Vocals (backing)
David Ellefson Bass, Vocals (backing)
Marty Friedman Guitars, Vocals (backing)
The Cell Mate Vocals (backing) (on track 10)
The Judge Vocals (backing) (on track 10)
The Jury Foreman Vocals (backing) (on track 10)
Tommy Steele Art direction
Micajah Ryan Engineering (additional)
Fred Kelly Jr. Engineering (assistant)
Hugh Syme Art direction, Design
Cameron Wong Photography (cover)
Chris Cufarro Photography (band)
Dave Mustaine Producer
Max Norman Producer, Engineering, Mixing
John Taylor Dismukes Logo
Read Bland 76% StainedClass95 July 31st, 2014
Read Not as good as the first... 88% TypeONegativeFangirl April 26th, 2014
Read "Rise So High, Yet So Far... 85% electricfuneral9719 August 9th, 2013
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

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.

CD I
Countdown to Extinction remaster

CD II
LIVE at Cow's Palace, San Francisco 1992.
1. Intro
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
9. Lucretia
10. Sweating Bullets
11. In My Darkest Hour
12. The Conjuring
13. Tornado of Souls
14. Ashes in Your Mouth
15. Symphony of Destruction

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