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Most people would select one of their first five albums. I prefer Peace Sells, Blivvie likes KIMB, Deadly digs SFSGSW, and then Rust in Peace has always seemed to have a disproportionately large number of proponents across the internet.

What is Live to Rust? Not aware of any Megadick albums with that title.

If you're new to metal be aware there will be boatloads of much better bands than Megadeth to be discovered. But we all have to start somewhere.

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For me, it's a tie between "Killing is My Business" and "Peace Sells".  I also really love "Endgame" quite a bit.  Their newest one, "The Sick, the Dying...and the Dead" is fantastic, although I'll need more listens before I can slot it into their catalog as a whole. 

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I listened to Megadeth from the first album (Killing). I didn't really like this album that I found inferior in quality with what Metallica was proposing then. Peace Sells, same thing. I listened to it but without appreciating it. So Far, there already I started to find the music more interesting.

But it is really with Rust in Peace that I enjoyed listening to Megadeth. To this day, it is my favorite album. Countdown to Extinction comes second because I love it too.

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On 6/5/2023 at 7:50 PM, Nasty_Cabbage said:

Peace Sells easily. Only flaw with that album is I Ain't Superstitious. A fine cover on its own, but completely throws off the flow of the album heading into the last track (and my fave Megadeth song) My Last Words.

My Last Songs is one of my favourite songs too!

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Not related to favourite MegaDave albums but I read an article today where MegaDave reckons it's costs them between $45K and $52K per day to have a day off on their current tour (wages, buses, trucks etc). Obviously different bands could cut those costs but its a fucking expensive tour when it costs that much to have a day off.

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27 minutes ago, AlSymerz said:

Not related to favourite MegaDave albums but I read an article today where MegaDave reckons it's costs them between $45K and $52K per day to have a day off on their current tour (wages, buses, trucks etc). Obviously different bands could cut those costs but its a fucking expensive tour when it costs that much to have a day off.

Wouldn't be surprised given how many people these big bands employ.

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Peace sells would take it but I Ain't Superstitious really is jarring every single time even after 30+ years. Same with These Boots.. I just wish they weren't on there.

Rust is truly flawless. It is one of my desert island records, best albums front to back, ever.

But there are so many amazing songs across the Megadeth discog, I have a bunch of different best of MD mixes, might try to sort out my ranking of best songs.

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Hi, I haven't listened to the full discography Megadeth. I stopped after "The System Has Failed".

 

My favourite albums by Megadeth is:

1. Youthanasia;

2. Killing Is My Business... and Business Is Good;

3. Peace Sells... but Who's Buying;

4. Cryptic Writings;

5. Rust in Peace;

6. The World Needs a Hero

 

I'm aware that "Youthanasia" is not exactly thrash metal, but of all the albums I've heard, I like this one the most.

If we talk about favourite songs, it’s complicated. Megadeth wrote so many good songs on "Peace Sells", "Killing Is My Business", "The World Needs a Hero", "Youthanasia" and "Rust in Peace" that it's hard to pick just one. Probably this a "Addicted To Chaos" or "Wake up Dead".

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