Album: United Abominations (Remastered) / Endgame (Remastered) / TH1RT3EN (Remastered)
Label: BMG / ADA / Warner
Thrash metal pioneers MEGADETH burst onto the scene in 1983, virtually inventing a genre and have earned their spot as one of metal’s most influential and respected acts of all time. Over the course of their illustrious 36-year career, the band has sold more than 38 million albums worldwide, notched 6 consecutive platinum efforts, 7 top-ten albums, and has earned numerous accolades including 12 GRAMMY® nominations and a 2017 GRAMMY® Award in the “Best Metal Performance” category for the title track “Dystopia”.
With sheer determination and a relentless recording and touring schedule, MEGADETH has worked their way up from headlining clubs to headlining arenas, festival and stadiums, cementing a legacy that continues to grow and spread throughout the world.
MEGADETH’s 11th studio album, entitled United Abominations, was first released on May 15, 2007. Debuting at No. 8 on the Billboard chart, it was their highest debut since 1994’s Youthanasia. The album was voted No. 1 metal album of the year by several publications and was hailed by critics and fans alike as one of the finest of the band’s career and was revered as their best in a decade.
The new reissue has been fully remastered by producer Ted Jensen (Guns N’ Roses, Mastodon, Machine Head and Trivium) and includes rare bonus track “Out on the Tiles” on the CD version – a cover of the Led Zeppelin classic. The record will also be on vinyl for the first time in over 12 years and again on CD for the first time in 3 years.
2. Washington Is Next!
3. Never Walk Alone… A Call to Arms
4. United Abominations
5. Gears of War
6. Blessed Are the Dead
7. Play for Blood
8. Á Tout le Monde (Set Me Free) (featuring Cristina Scabbia of Lacuna Coil)
10. You’re Dead
11. Burnt Ice
CD Bonus Track
12. Out on the Tiles
Endgame is the 12th studio album from these thrash metal legends and was originally released on September 15, 2009. Following on from the trends and acclaim of its predecessor it earned several awards and praise from critics and fans alike – some calling it “their finest hour” and “an incredibly powerful album”.
The new reissue has been fully remastered by producer Ted Jensen (Guns N’ Roses, Mastodon, Machine Head and Trivium) and includes rare bonus track “Washington Is Next! (Live)” on the CD version. The record will be available on vinyl for the first time in over 10 years and again on CD for the first time in 3 years.
1. Dialectic Chaos
2. This Day We Fight!
3. 44 Minutes
5. Bite the Hand
8. The Hardest Part of Letting Go… Sealed with a Kiss
9. Head Crusher
10. How the Story Ends
11. The Right to Go Insane
CD Bonus Track
12. Washington Is Next (live)
Taking its title from its number in their catalogue, TH1RT3EN was another instant classic in the MEGADETH oeuvre upon its release on November 1, 2011. Darker, heavier and more immediate than its predecessor, the album has become a firm fan favorite and has only further cemented MEGADETH in the halls of heavy metal history as one of the greats.
This new reissue includes rare bonus track “Public Enemy No.1 (Live)” on the CD version. The record will be available on vinyl for the first time in over 8 years and again on CD for the first time in 3 years.
1. Sudden Death
2. Public Enemy No.1
3. Whose Life (Is It Anyways?)
4. We the People
5. Guns, Drugs & Money
7. New World Order
8. Fast Lane
9. Black Swan
11. Millennium of the Blind
12. Deadly Nightshade
CD Bonus Track
14. Public Enemy No.1 (live)
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Album: The World Needs A Hero (Remastered) / The System Has Failed (Remastered)
Label: BMG / ADA / Warner
The award winning band Megadeth who formed in 1983 are one of the most acclaimed metal acts of all time, with career spanning 35 years and having sold over 38 million records worldwide. Over the band’s illustrious career they have notched up 5 platinum albums, 7 top ten albums and after 11 nominations they won a coveted Grammy award in 2017 for their album ‘Dystopia’.
Megadeth is one of the few bands from the 1980s American underground metal scene to have achieved mass commercial success. Along with contemporaries Metallica and Slayer, Megadeth is regarded as one of the core founding groups of thrash metal. Their incredible catalogue of fifteen studio albums, five live albums and six compilations albums has seen them tour the globe for over three decades, earning them one of the largest and most dedicated fanbases in the metal world.
On 15th Febuary 2019 the band will release and reissue two of their iconic records with 2001’s ‘The World Needs A Hero’ and 2004’s ‘The System Has Failed’ through BMG.
The World Needs A Hero is the ninth studio album by US thrash metal band Megadeth. Originally released in May 2001 the album was critically acclaimed as a return to a heavier musical direction for the band and charted at number 16 in the Billboard 200 upon release. It received positive reviews across the music press and it gained comparison to the bands classic albums ‘Rust In Peace’ and ‘Countdown To Extinction’.
The World Needs A Hero
1000 Times Goodbye
Recipe For Hate…Warhorse
Losing My Senses
Dread And The Fugitive Mind
Return to Hangar
Coming Home (CD Bonus Track)
Includes rare live bonus track ‘Coming Home’ on the CD and digital versions.
Back on vinyl for the first time in 18 years.
The System Has Failed is US thrash metal titans Megadeth’s tenth studio album ‘The System Has Failed’ which was originally released in September 2004. Following the direction set by its predecessor ‘The World Needs A Hero’ it headed further into the bands thrashier past and was a hit amongst fans and critics alike. Debuting at number 18 on the Billboard charts, the album received positive reviews across the board stating it as vital and solid.
Blackmail The Universe
Die Dead Enough
Kick The Choir
Tears In A Vial
I Know Jack
Back in The Day
Something That I’m Not
Truth Be Told
Of Mice and Men
Shadow of Deth
Time / Use The Man (Live) (CD Bonus Track)
Conjuring (Live) (CD Bonus Track)
Includes rare live bonus tracks ‘Time/Use The Man’ and ‘Conjuring’ on the CD and digital versions.
Back on vinyl for the first time in 15 years.
Both full albums have been newly remastered by Ted Jensen (Guns N’Roses, Mastodon, Machine Head and Trivium).
CDs have been out of print for 5 years.