Megadeth ‎– The System Has Failed

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06076-84708-2 Megadeth The System Has Failed(CD, Album) Sanctuary Records 06076-84708-2 US 2004 Sell This Version
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MOVLP684 Megadeth The System Has Failed(LP, Album, Ltd, Num, RE, Pur) Music On Vinyl MOVLP684 Europe 2013 Sell This Version
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martindavey87

martindavey87

October 13, 2018
referencing The System Has Failed, CD, Album, 06076-84708-2

2004 saw the metal community rejoice, as thrash metal pioneers and all-round icons of the genre, Megadeth, returned from a forced retirement two years prior.

However, this wasn’t the Megadeth of old. With the band splitting up in 2002 due to an injury suffered by leader, vocalist and guitarist Dave Mustaine, the following two years in which Mustaine healed up would see himself and long-standing bassist David Ellefson fall out over legal disputes. As a result, while Mustaine was ready to return to the music world, with no band line-up in sight, he set out to record a solo album, which very quickly became another Megadeth project when it became apparent that his own name-value was nowhere near that of his bands.

While ‘The System Has Failed’ is a Megadeth album, it is essentially a Dave Mustaine solo release, with a load of session musicians. Albeit, one of which was returning guitarist Chris Poland, who had appeared on the bands first two releases back in the early 80’s.The two-year hiatus did Mustaine a lot of good though, as this is a return to form after a rather strenuous start to the new century. 1999’s ‘Risk’ saw them go pop rock to critical disdain (I love that album, for the record), and 2001’s ‘The World Needs a Hero’ was a rather stoic, rigid affair, that felt like the band weren’t really making too much effort at all.

But with ‘The System Has Failed’, Megadeth are truly back to their thrash metal roots with heavy, intense and driving guitar riffs, angry, spite-filled lyrics that lash out at politicians and war, and Mustaine’s vocals being more ferocious and venomous than ever. The production gives the songs a thick sound, with a thumping bass line and solid drumming, and the technical prowess of the musicians, along with the melodic approach to the songwriting, gives the album a fresh sound, not heard since 1990’s ‘Rust in Peace’.

Overall, while there are one or two filler tracks, this is a solid album, with songs like ‘Kick the Chair’, ‘Blackmail the Universe’, ‘Die Dead Enough’, ‘Back in the Day’, ‘The Scorpion’ and ‘Of Mice and Men’ showing that Megadeth are back with a vengeance, and more than ready to reclaim their spot as one of metals most beloved bands, and although this won’t ever be considered their best album, it’s a welcome return to form.
ivegotthefire2

ivegotthefire2

September 28, 2017
referencing The System Has Failed, CD, Album, 06076-84708-2
The back CD cover says "Made in the EU" with a different barcode. Why is this listing under USA?
BlastedTower

BlastedTower

August 21, 2017
edited about 1 year ago
referencing The System Has Failed, CD, Album, 06076-84708-2
Excellent and overlooked mid-2000s album from Megadeth. While The World Needs A Hero had a handful of great tracks and is an overlooked album itself, The System Has Failed is entirely listenable from beginning to end, and while not every track is a true killer, I never have the desire to skip tracks as boring filler. I truly do not understand the praise for an album like Endgame while The System Has Failed is barely referenced with the credit it deserves.
cmykdesign

cmykdesign

March 7, 2016
referencing The System Has Failed, LP, Album, Ltd, Num, RE, Ora, MOVLP684
@rose1978
I was writing the same EXACT thing then I saw your post. Not Alone, I feel the same way!!
rose1978

rose1978

March 5, 2016
referencing The System Has Failed, LP, Album, Ltd, Num, RE, Ora, MOVLP684
Megadeth fans are waiting like hungry for a vinyl reissue of "CRYPTIC WRITINGS" but "THE SHIT HAS FAILED" is coming again on orange color...what a pity!
rose1978

rose1978

March 5, 2016
edited over 2 years ago
referencing The System Has Failed, CD, Album, 06076-84708-2
Megadeth fans are waiting like hungry for a vinyl reissue of "CRYPTIC WRITINGS" but "THE SHIT HAS FAILED" is coming again on orange color...what a pity!
PrimusSucks_

PrimusSucks_

March 4, 2016
referencing The System Has Failed, LP, Album, Ltd, Num, RE, Ora, MOVLP684
What a strange album to re release and on orange vinyl?
SirPCSmith

SirPCSmith

September 7, 2015
referencing The System Has Failed, CD, Album, Alt, 06076-84726-2

I have 2 copies. Anyone willing to trade for "Of Mice and Men" single?