12.19.18

'The World Needs a Hero' & 'The System Has Failed' Reissued

On February 15, 2019, we will reissue The System Has Failed and The World Needs a Hero on CD, vinyl and digital platforms. You can pre-order both albums now at smarturl.it/MegadethStore


MEGADETH's ninth studio album, The World Needs a Hero was originally released in May 2001 and was critically acclaimed as a return to a heavier musical direction for the band. It charted at No. 16 on the Billboard 200 and received positive reviews across the music press.

Track listing

01. Disconnect 
02. The World Needs a Hero 
03. Moto Psycho 
04. 1000 Times Goodbye 
05. Burning Bridges 
06. Promises 
07. Recipe For Hate... Warhorse 
08. Losing My Senses 
09. Dread and the Fugitive Mind 
10. Silent Scorn 
11. Return to Hangar 
12. When 
13. Coming Home (CD Bonus Track)

* The full album has been newly remastered by Ted Jensen (GUNS N' ROSESMASTODONMACHINE HEADTRIVIUM). 
* Includes rare live bonus track "Coming Home" on the CD and digital versions. 
* First time ever on vinyl in North America. 
* CD has been out of print for five years.

MEGADETH's tenth studio album, The System Has Failed 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 No. 18 on the Billboard chart, the album received positive reviews across the board stating it as vital and solid.

Track listing

01. Blackmail the Universe 
02. Die Dead Enough 
03. Kick the Chair 
04. The Scorpion 
05. Tears in a Vial 
06. I Know Jack 
07. Back in the Day 
08. Something That I'm Not 
09. Truth Be Told 
10. Of Mice and Men 
11. Shadow of Deth 
12. My Kingdom 
13. Time / Use the Man (Live) (CD Bonus Track) 
14. The Conjuring (Live) (CD Bonus Track)

* The full album has been newly remastered by Ted Jensen (GUNS N' ROSESMASTODONMACHINE HEADTRIVIUM). 
* Includes rare live bonus tracks "Time/Use the Man" and "The Conjuring" on the CD and digital versions. 
* First time ever on vinyl in North America. 
* CD has been out of print for five years.

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