MEGADETH will reissue 2001's "The World Needs A Hero" and 2004's "The System


On February 15, 2019, MEGADETH will reissue two of its iconic records, 2001's "The World Needs A Hero" and 2004's "The System Has Failed", through BMG.

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' ROSES, MASTODON, MACHINE HEAD, TRIVIUM).

* 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 Choir

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. Conjuring (Live) (CD Bonus Track)

* The full album has been newly remastered by Ted Jensen (GUNS N' ROSES, MASTODON, MACHINE HEAD, TRIVIUM).

* Includes rare live bonus tracks "Time/Use The Man" and "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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