On this day in 1999, Megadeth's eighth studio album Risk was released. The title stemmed from Dave Mustaine's decision to take a risk with the musical direction of the album. Megadeth expanded its horizons and explored new avenues with the 1999 release of Risk. The album debuted at #16 on U.S. Billboard charts and was certified Gold in 1999. Download it on iTunes or get the album at Amazon.com.