The System Has Failed

The System Has Failed

The System Has Failed | 2004

The System Has Failed is Megadeth’s 10th studio album and was released on September 14, 2004. It’s the first without original bassist & Megadeth co-founder David Ellefson.

The System Has Failed Information

The System Has Failed was recorded entirely with session musicians, including former Megadeth guitarist Chris Poland on guitar.

The album, recorded at Oceanway and Emerald Entertainment in Nashville, Tennessee and Phase Four Studios in Tempe, Arizona, was warmly welcomed by critics & fans and debuted on the Billboard chart (US) at #18, selling 46,000 copies in the first week.

Die Dead Enough‘ and ‘Of Mice and Men‘ were released as the album’s singles, whilst ‘Kick the Chair‘ was released as a free promotional download for The System Has Failed via Megadeth’s website in May 2004.