Editors’ Notes To celebrate its long and sometimes tortured existence, Megadeth toured South America playing the 1992 album Countdown to Extinction in its entirety and released this anniversary edition, which adds an extended look at a live set recorded in 1992 at San Francisco's Cow Palace. The album originally came out following the mainstream success of Metallica's Black Album in 1991, and Megadeth tunes such as "Symphony of Destruction," "Skin O' My Teeth," and "Architecture of Aggression" are similar in approach to that album's shorter, more concise rockers. Hardcore thrashers may have been disappointed by the restraint and subtlety, but it let the band explore more melodic and lyrical terrain, where everyone could understand the message behind "Foreclosure of a Dream." The carefully constructed maze of riffs for "Ashes in Your Mouth" makes for prime metal listening. The live concert features much from Countdown, along with highlights from previous albums and an amusing and odd version of The Sex Pistols' "Anarchy in the U.K."

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Skin O' My Teeth
1
3:13
 
Symphony of Destruction
2
4:01
 
Architecture of Aggression
3
3:36
 
Foreclosure of a Dream
4
4:16
 
Sweating Bullets
5
5:02
 
This Was My Life
6
3:42
 
Countdown to Extinction
7
4:17
 
High Speed Dirt
8
4:11
 
Psychotron
9
4:41
 
Captive Honour
10
4:13
 
Ashes In Your Mouth
11
6:10
 
Intro (Live At the Cow Palace, San Francisco)
1
1:26
 
Holy Wars... The Punishment Due (Live At the Cow Palace, San Francisco)
2
6:29
 
Skin O' My Teeth (Live At the Cow Palace, San Francisco)
3
3:08
 
Wake Up Dead (Live At the Cow Palace, San Francisco)
4
3:38
 
Hangar 18 (Live At the Cow Palace, San Francisco)
5
4:58
 
Countdown to Extinction (Live At the Cow Palace, San Francisco)
6
4:34
 
Foreclosure of a Dream (Live At the Cow Palace, San Francisco)
7
4:07
 
This Was My Life (Live At the Cow Palace, San Francisco)
8
3:32
 
Lucretia (Live At the Cow Palace, San Francisco)
9
3:39
 
Sweating Bullets (Live At the Cow Palace, San Francisco)
10
4:44
 
In My Darkest Hour (Live At the Cow Palace, San Francisco)
11
6:10
 
The Conjuring (Live At the Cow Palace, San Francisco)
12
5:03
 
Tornado of Souls (Live At the Cow Palace, San Francisco)
13
5:47
 
Ashes In Your Mouth (Live At the Cow Palace, San Francisco)
14
6:12
 
Symphony of Destruction (Live At the Cow Palace, San Francisco)
15
3:46
 
Peace Sells (Live At the Cow Palace, San Francisco)
16
4:14
 
Anarchy In the U.K. (Live At the Cow Palace, San Francisco)
17
3:13
 

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