The World Needs A Hero

The World Needs A Hero

The World Needs A Hero | 2001

The World Needs a Hero is the 9th studio album by Megadeth, released on 15th May 2001 via Sanctuary Records. The album debuted at #16 on the Billboard chart (US), selling 60,000+ copies in its first week.

The World Needs A Hero Information

The album was the last to feature Jimmy DeGrasso on drums and the only one to feature Al Pitrelli on guitar. The World Needs A Hero was also David Ellefson’s last Megadeth studio appearance until his hiatus ended in 2010.

Mascot Vic Rattlehead featured on the album cover, the first time in over a decade, when he was featured on the all-time classic Rust In Peace.

The World Needs A Hero marked a return to Megadeth’s Thrash Metal roots after the (unpopular) departure on their previous album, Risk. The first single released from The World Needs A Hero was ‘Moto Psycho‘.