'Countdown to Extinction' Released 25 Years Ago Today
On this day in 1992, Megadeth's fifth studio album Countdown to Extinction was released. The album reached #2 on U.S. Billboard charts, certified double Platinum in 1992 and was nominated for a Grammy in the Best Metal Performance category in 1993. It remains the band's best-selling release to date. Download it on iTunes or get the album at Amazon.