Annotation

Back cover of the release incorrectly lists track 1.2 as Good Mourning / Black Friday, but Good Mourning is not actually included.

Annotation last modified on 2018-10-23 09:32 .

Tracklist

CD 1: Wake Up Dead / Mary Jane
# Title Rating Length
1 Wake Up Dead
4 3:41
2 Black Friday (live)
3:44
3 Devil’s Island (live)
5:44
4 Mary Jane
5 4:28
5 Hook in Mouth
3.5 4:43
6 My Last Words
3 4:47
CD 2: No More Mr. Nice Guy / Anarchy in the U.K.
# Title Rating Length
1 No More Mr. Nice Guy
3:04
2 Anarchy in the U.K.
4 3:04
3 Liar
4 3:24
4 502
4 3:29
CD 3: Holy Wars… The Punishment Due / Hangar 18
# Title Rating Length
1 Holy Wars… The Punishment Due
3.8 6:37
2 Lucretia
3.35 3:59
3 Interview With Dave Mustaine
6:16
4 Hangar 18 (AOR edit)
3:18
5 Hangar 18
4 5:15
6 The Conjuring (live)
5:06
7 Hook in Mouth (live)
4:28
CD 4: Symphony of Destruction / Foreclosure of a Dream
# Title Rating Length
1 Symphony of Destruction
3.6 4:06
2 Peace Sells (live)
4:53
3 In My Darkest Hour (live)
5:58
4 Foreclosure of a Dream
3.5 4:18
5 Symphony of Destruction (extended Gristle mix)
9:53
6 Holy Wars… The Punishment Due (General Schwarzkopf mix)
4:58
CD 5: Skin o’ My Teeth / Sweating Bullets
# Title Rating Length
1 Skin o’ My Teeth
3:17
2 Lucretia (live)
4:10
3 Skin o’ My Teeth (live)
4:01
4 Sweating Bullets
3 5:05
5 Sweating Bullets (live)
5:01
6 Ashes in Your Mouth (live)
6:32
7 Countdown to Extinction (live)
4:24

Credits

CD 1: Wake Up Dead / Mary Jane

drums (drum set):
Gar Samuelson (1986-02-15 – 1986-03-20) (track 1)
bass guitar:
David Ellefson (1986-02-15 – 1986-03-20) (track 1)
David Ellefson (1987) (tracks 4–5)
bass guitar [bass guitars]:
David Ellefson (track 6)
membranophone:
Gar Samuelson (track 6)
Chuck Behler (1987) (tracks 4–5)
guitar:
Dave Mustaine (1987) (tracks 4–5)
Jeff Young (US ex-Megadeth guitarist) (1987) (tracks 4–5)
guitar family:
Dave Mustaine (1986-02-15 – 1986-03-20) (track 1)
Chris Poland (1986-02-15 – 1986-03-20) (track 1)
guitar family [lead and rhythm guitars]:
Dave Mustaine (track 6)
Chris Poland (track 6)
additional composer:
Chris Poland (track 6)
additional mixer:
Stan Katayama (track 1)
additional vocals:
Randy Burns (Producer / Engineer) (track 6)
Dave Mustaine (track 6)
Casey McMackin (track 6)
Dave Mustaine (1986-02-15 – 1986-03-20) (track 1)
Mike Anderson (additional vocals on Megadeth's "Peace Sells…") (1986-02-15 – 1986-03-20) (track 1)
David Ellefson (1986-02-15 – 1986-03-20) (track 1)
Paul Sudin (1986-02-15 – 1986-03-20) (track 1)
arranger:
Megadeth (tracks 1–3, 6)
assistant engineer:
Matt Freeman (engineer) (tracks 4–5)
assistant mixer:
Stan Katayama (track 6)
background vocals:
David Ellefson (1986-02-15 – 1986-03-20) (track 1)
background vocals [back-up vocals]:
David Ellefson (track 6)
composer:
David Ellefson (track 5)
Dave Mustaine (tracks 1–6)
engineer:
Randy Burns (Producer / Engineer) (tracks 1, 6)
Casey McMackin (tracks 1, 6)
Paul Lani (tracks 4–5)
lead vocals:
Dave Mustaine (1986-02-15 – 1986-03-20) (track 1)
Dave Mustaine (1987) (tracks 4–5)
lyricist:
David Ellefson (track 4)
Dave Mustaine (tracks 1–6)
miscellaneous support:
Dijon Carruthers (track 2)
mixer:
Paul Lani (tracks 1, 6)
Michael Wagener (1987) (tracks 4–5)
producer:
Randy Burns (Producer / Engineer) (tracks 1, 6)
Dave Mustaine (tracks 1, 4–6)
Paul Lani (tracks 4–5)
vocals:
Dave Mustaine (track 6)
phonographic copyright by:
Capitol Records, Inc. (not for release label use; company behind the “Capitol Records” imprint) (1986) (track 6)
publisher:
Mustaine Music (1986) (tracks 1–3, 6)
Theory Music (1986) (tracks 1–3, 6)
mixed at:
The Enterprise (aka Enterprise Studios) in Burbank, California, United States (1987) (tracks 4–5)
recorded at:
MadDog Studios (Venice (Los Angeles), 1980–1996) in Venice, Los Angeles, California, United States (track 6)
MadDog Studios (Venice (Los Angeles), 1980–1996) in Venice, Los Angeles, California, United States (1986-02-15 – 1986-03-20) (track 1)
Music Grinder Studios in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1986-02-15 – 1986-03-20) (track 1)
Rock Steady Studios in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1986-02-15 – 1986-03-20) (track 1)
Track Record Studios in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1986-02-15 – 1986-03-20) (track 1)
live partial recording of:
Good Mourning / Black Friday (1986) (track 2)
live recording of:
Devil’s Island (1986) (track 3)
recording of:
My Last Words (track 6)
Wake Up Dead (1986-02-15 – 1986-03-20) (track 1)
Hook in Mouth (1987) (track 5)
Mary Jane (1987) (track 4)

CD 2: No More Mr. Nice Guy / Anarchy in the U.K.

electric bass guitar:
David Ellefson (track 1)
bass guitar:
David Ellefson (1987) (tracks 2–4)
membranophone:
Nick Menza (track 1)
Chuck Behler (1987) (tracks 2–4)
guitar:
Jeff Young (US ex-Megadeth guitarist) (1987) (tracks 2–4)
Dave Mustaine (1987) (tracks 2–4)
electric guitar:
Dave Mustaine (track 1)
electric guitar [lead guitar]:
Dave Mustaine (track 1)
additional guitar:
Sport Thompson (track 1)
Steve Jones (Sex Pistols member) (1987) (track 2)
assistant engineer:
Allen Abrahamson (track 1)
Matt Freeman (engineer) (tracks 2–4)
background vocals:
Nick Menza (track 1)
Michael Anthony (US bassist, formerly of Van Halen) (track 1)
Desmond Child (track 1)
Gary Falcone (track 1)
co-producer:
Dave Mustaine (track 1)
composer:
David Ellefson (track 3)
Steve Jones (Sex Pistols member) (track 2)
Glen Matlock (track 2)
Dave Mustaine (tracks 3–4)
Paul Cook (drummer for the Sex Pistols) (track 2)
John Lydon (track 2)
engineer:
Paul Lani (tracks 2–4)
lead vocals:
Dave Mustaine (track 1)
Dave Mustaine (1987) (tracks 2–4)
lyricist:
Glen Matlock (track 2)
Dave Mustaine (tracks 3–4)
Paul Cook (drummer for the Sex Pistols) (track 2)
John Lydon (track 2)
mixer:
Sir Arthur Payson (track 1)
Michael Wagener (1987) (tracks 2–4)
producer:
Paul Lani (tracks 2–4)
Dave Mustaine (tracks 2–4)
Desmond Child (track 1)
recording engineer:
Sir Arthur Payson (track 1)
remixer:
Casey McMackin (track 1)
writer:
Michael Bruce (of Alice Cooper) (track 1)
Alice Cooper (the musician Vincent Damon Furnier) (track 1)
publisher:
Copyright Control (not for release label use! this is only for copyrights and publishing relationships) (track 1)
Ezra Music Corp. (track 1)
Rotten Music Ltd (publishing company of Johnny Rotten) (track 2)
Sony/ATV Songs LLC (track 1)
Warner/Chappell Music Ltd. (1996–present) (track 2)
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 1)
mixed at:
The Enterprise (aka Enterprise Studios) in Burbank, California, United States (1987) (tracks 2–4)
recorded at:
cover recording of:
Anarchy in the U.K. (1987) (track 2)
later translated parody versions:
Avarice in the UK (track 2)
later translated versions:
Anarchy in the USA (track 2)
recording of:
502 (1987) (track 4)
Liar (1987) (track 3)

CD 3: Holy Wars… The Punishment Due / Hangar 18

electric bass guitar:
David Ellefson (1989 – 1990) (tracks 1–2, 5)
drums (drum set):
Nick Menza (1989 – 1990) (tracks 1–2, 5)
electric guitar:
Marty Friedman (1989 – 1990) (tracks 1–2, 5)
Dave Mustaine (1989 – 1990) (tracks 1–2, 5)
arranger:
Megadeth (track 6)
assistant engineer:
Andy Udoff (tracks 1–2, 5)
composer:
David Ellefson (tracks 2, 7)
Dave Mustaine (tracks 1–2, 4–7)
engineer:
Mike Clink (tracks 1–2, 5)
Micajah Ryan (tracks 1–2, 5)
lead vocals:
Dave Mustaine (1989 – 1990) (tracks 1–2, 5)
lyricist:
Dave Mustaine (tracks 1–2, 4–7)
mixer:
Max Norman (tracks 1–2, 5)
producer:
Dave Mustaine (tracks 1–2, 5)
Mike Clink (tracks 1–2, 5)
publisher:
Screen Gems–EMI Music, Inc. (USA, affiliated with BMI) (tracks 1–2, 4–5)
Mustaine Music (1986) (track 6)
Theory Music (1986) (track 6)
Elf Music (US work publisher) (1990 – ????) (track 2)
Mustaine Music (1990 –) (tracks 1–2, 4–5)
Theory Music (1990 –) (tracks 1–2, 4–5)
mixed at:
recorded at:
Rumbo Recorders in Canoga Park, Los Angeles, California, United States (1989 – 1990) (tracks 1–2, 5)
Wembley Stadium (1st incarnation, 1923–2000) in Wembley, Brent, London, England, United Kingdom (1990-10-14) (tracks 6–7)
edits:
live recording of:
Hook in Mouth (1990-10-14) (track 7)
The Conjuring (1990-10-14) (track 6)
recording of:
Hangar 18 (track 4)
Hangar 18 (1989 – 1990) (track 5)
Holy Wars… The Punishment Due (1989 – 1990) (track 1)
Lucretia (1989 – 1990) (track 2)

CD 4: Symphony of Destruction / Foreclosure of a Dream

arranger:
Megadeth (track 2)
composer:
Dave Mustaine (tracks 1–6)
lyricist:
Dave Mustaine (tracks 1–6)
David Ellefson (tracks 3–4)
publisher:
Screen Gems–EMI Music, Inc. (USA, affiliated with BMI) (track 6)
Mustaine Music (1986) (track 2)
Theory Music (1986) (track 2)
Mustaine Music (1990 –) (track 6)
Theory Music (1990 –) (track 6)
is the basis for:
Megadeth (tracks 1, 5)
later translated parody versions:
Humppasinfonia (tracks 1, 5)
Sinfonie der Destruktion (tracks 1, 5)
live recording of:
In My Darkest Hour (track 3)
Peace Sells (track 2)
recording of:
Symphony of Destruction (tracks 1, 5)
referred to in medleys:

CD 5: Skin o’ My Teeth / Sweating Bullets

composer:
Marty Friedman (tracks 6–7)
David Ellefson (tracks 2, 6)
Nick Menza (track 6)
Dave Mustaine (tracks 1–7)
lyricist:
David Ellefson (track 7)
Nick Menza (track 7)
Dave Mustaine (tracks 1–7)
mixer:
Max Norman (track 3)
recording engineer:
Max Norman (track 3)
publisher:
Screen Gems–EMI Music, Inc. (USA, affiliated with BMI) (track 2)
Elf Music (US work publisher) (1990 – ????) (track 2)
Mustaine Music (1990 –) (track 2)
Theory Music (1990 –) (track 2)
recorded at:
Cow Palace in Daly City, California, United States (1992-12-04) (tracks 5–7)
live recording of:
Lucretia (1992-05-23) (track 2)
Skin o' My Teeth (1992-05-23) (track 3)
Ashes in Your Mouth (1992-12-04) (track 6)
Countdown to Extinction (1992-12-04) (track 7)
Sweating Bullets (1992-12-04) (track 5)
recording of:
Skin o' My Teeth (track 1)
Sweating Bullets (track 4)
referred to in medleys: