MEGADETH's 'Countdown To Extinction: Live' CD: First-Week Sales Revealed

MEGADETH's 'Countdown To Extinction: Live' CD: First-Week Sales Revealed

MEGADETH's "Countdown To Extinction: Live" CD sold around 3,600 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 119 on The Billboard 200 chart.

In November and December of 2012, MEGADETH blazed hot on the band's "Countdown To Extinction 20th Anniversary Tour", ripping through their entire double platinum 1992 album from start to finish before performing other classics from their recorded catalog. Recorded and filmed at Los Angeles' Fox Theatre last December, "Countdown To Extinction: Live" is a definitive document of the acclaimed, sold-out tour.

In addition to MEGADETH's blistering performance of the entire "Countdown To Extinction" album, including the essential "Symphony Of Destruction", "Foreclosure Of A Dream", "Sweating Bullets" and "Skin O' My Teeth", "Countdown to Extinction: Live" features all of the other MEGADETH classics the band performed at the epic concert, including "Holy Wars" and "Hangar 18" from 1990's "Rust In Peace", "Peace Sells" from the band's influential, platinum-certified 1986 album "Peace Sells... But Who's Buying?", and "Trust" from 1997's platinum certified "Cryptic Writings".

On September 24, "Countdown To Extinction: Live" was released on CD, DVD and Blu-ray via Capitol.

"Countdown To Extinction: Live" track listing:

01. Intro
02. Architecture Of Aggression
03. Ashes In Your Mouth
04. Captive Honour
05. Countdown To Extinction
06. Foreclosure Of A Dream
07. Hangar 18
08. High Speed Dirt
09. Holy Wars
10. Peace Sells
11. Psychotron
12. Public Enemy
13. She Wolf
14. Skin O' My Teeth
15. Sweating Bullets
16. Symphony Of Destruction
17. This Was My Life
18. Trust
19. Outro

A performance clip of the song "Countdown To Extinction" is available below.

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