Best Megadeth Songs

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21 Hook in Mouth - So Far...So Good...So What...

Needs to be in top ten what people
F, is for fighting
R is for red, Ancestors' blood in battles they've shed
E, we elect them
E, we eject them, In the land of the free and the home of the brave
D, for your dying
O, your overture
M, will cover your grave with manure
This spells out FREEDOM, it means nothing to me
As long as there's P.M.R. C
Best lyrics ever

My and Mustaine's favourite Megadeth song. Easily the best of their third album and in my opinion their best overall. Ellefson's bass combined with Mustaine's semi-aggressive voice really makes for a great combination. 10/10

Amazing bass guitar, but brutal to play! Vocals are also amazing with the sort of dry breath. I found that this song should have been in the top ten but I don't think it's there. Thanks

This is the best Megadeth song, no doubt. Perfect song.

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22 Set the World Afire - So Far, So Good... So What?

Its one of Megadeth's ultimate thrash songs! Needs to be at least 3 or even 2 in the top 10

Intro reminds me of fallout 3 and megadeth is unreal so this song is definitely one of the good ones, but hell all of megadeths songs are greats

I always thought this was the perfect song for Megadeth to open with and I saw them open with this once...in Pittsburgh (Greensburg) at the beginning of the Rust anniversary tour. Great song in every way!

Ahhh the cupcake song! what a great song!

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23 Take No Prisoners - Rust in Peace

take no prisoners has everything you need for a metal song. heavy distortion, awesome singing, great solo at the end and not much repeated guitar riffs.

This song is an amazing song from one of their best albums it has a badass bass fill and awesome solos. It migration not be as good as Holt wars but this song deserves a higher ranking

I love the opening riffs in this song. It is incredible how dave mustaine can do this so fluently

This song should be in number 2 after five magics in number 1..

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24 Addicted to Chaos - Youthanasia

Can't believe this is so low in the chart, definitely in my personal top 10. Can train like a beast to this too, always gets me pumped up, especially when it gets to the part "remember when you said one day you'll walk alone"

I've been a diehard Megadeth fan for the majority of my life and I love every song mentioned prior to this one but Addicted to Chaos ranked 34 really, really there is definitely something wrong with this picture considering it should be at least in the top 3.

The riff is amazing. The lyrics and vocals are outstanding, a personal favorite of mine and should be recognized more.

Very underrated song, even better then Holy Wars of Hangar. - Lucretia

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25 Dystopia - Dystopia

This song deserves to be within the top 10. Deep lyrics, cool riff, three awesome solos, even the drumming is top notch. AND it won the band a Grammy.

This song has the most epic outro I've ever heard!

This must be in the Top 10 man!

One of their best modern songs to date - Lucretia

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26 Sudden Death - TH1RT3EN

This is actually a lot better than half of the songs in the top 10. Epic riffs and mind-blowing solos and shredding. It's easily one of their best songs, up there with classics like Peace Sells, Holy Wars, and Wake Up Dead.

THis is probably going to be the best song on the new album. Can't wait to buy it!

Probably the best song out of their more recent albums. It wouldn't sound out of place on Rust In Peace.

The guitaring is out of this world.

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27 Mechanix - Killing Is My Business... and Business Is Good!

I'm grateful to Metallica to kick out MUSTAINE during their early days or we wouldn't have had songs like Holy wars..., in my darkest hour and MECHANIX.
Forget it, we wouldn't have had MEGADETH itself. MUSTAINE is GODLIKE.
LONG LIVE MUSTAINE. LONG LIVE MEGADETH. Hey guys go and vote for MEGADETH in the "Greatest Rock Band of all time" post. They are placed at a pathetic #44.

You still kind of would have had Mechanix, you've heard Metallica's the Four Horsemen, right? - Songsta41

This is how the Four Horsemen should've been. Mechanix is much better because its faster and the little riff at the beginning that wasn't in The Four Horsemen.

25th is no place for this awesome sing! So crazy not only this sing is awesome, it's sexy!

This should be in the top tens in my opinion. Way better then Metallica's version by far.

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28 Head Crusher - Endgame

off their new album end game
it is a brilliant song easily top 5 - big__wazza

Fast, brutal lyrics, great combination of notes. What's more, "head crusher" is a violent song, which reminds the name of the band, "Megadeth".

It's only on 18th?! Okay, it may not be the best but it deserves far more recognition than this, it's such an underrated song

It isn't the best song ever, but it's still great it should be ranked around 15

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29 Ashes in Your Mouth - Countdown to Extinction

This is honestly one of the most original songs I've ever heard, Sod cannot compare to this song. This song has every reason that makes megadeth amazing.

This is one of my favorite Megadeth songs, I love the flow to it and the duet is incredible. Should be way higher

One of the all time greatest riffs in heavy metal. Awesome song... Great lyrics, definitely one of Megadeths top 10 songs ever. Just brutal!

Great song, very original, awesome guitars and very cool lyrics!

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30 My Last Words - Peace Sells...But Who's Buying?

I LOVE THIS SONG! It's not my absolute favorie, but Megadeth's my favorite band and I can't really choose just one. I couldn't believe it was this low on the list though so I HAD to vote for it! Come on, People! ITS A SONG ABOUT RUSSIAN ROULETTE! How can it be in 28th?!?!

How is this not in the top 10?!? This song is near perfection. And the last like 2 minutes of this song is like 26 orgasms at once. YOU! NEXT VICTIM! YOUR TURN TO DIE!

Completely overshadowed by the more popular songs on the album. The intro is amazing, the main riff absolutely insane, guitar solo is damn good, and the chanting at the end is just epic. Also, Dave Ellefsons bass Playing on this song is ridiculously good!

30? what!

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31 Public Enemy No. 1 - Th1rt3en

Easily the pinnacle of Megadeth's creative renaissance. Powerful performance by Mustaine and co but Broderick hits the roof in this one setting new paradigms to judge his standards

If this had been released earlier- I'm pretty sure it would be in the top ten! Gangster, drinking, gun tottering chimps? AWESOME!

Really catchy and easy to play on guitar. (it's really fun too)

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32 Washington is Next! - United Abominations

What?.. Why so low?.. Among megadeth's best!... No doubt!
Kickass song!... Broderick solo!... Awesome lyrics!

I'd say their best song since Holy Wars... its that good

SEXY song... everything is amazing... the lyrics, the solo, the riff...

Are you kidding me? 31?
For me, it's their best piece of work. The drums, the guitars, the vocal, the bass, everything is so tight and compact.

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33 Train of Consequences - Youthanasia

Do Megadeth listeners rate this? This is right up there in the top 10. Am I missing something here. Obviously not Dave's greatest song but great song technically as always. Is it too radio friendly?

Maybe the most underrated metal album of all time. 7 or 8 great songs on this album, but this one, with its
Unique guitar inro stands out from the rest. Great, great song, and badly missed in the live set.

THIS IS EPIC AS HELL! I DON'T UNDERSTAND how people could even rate this bad. It's an epic track on a powerful album. Every single guitar riff is awesome, and the lyrics are epic.

Best track by Megadeth, Train of Consequences is my favourite followed by Tout Le Monde.

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34 Youthanasia - Youthanasia

Just #47? Who would believe?... It's just... sadnest in my heart you know... so i... I vote for You-thana-siaaa! :DDD

great song! they sound so much different in this album...

This is pathetic. This song should be in top 10 without a doubt.

Are you kidding me..45? This is the most true song of all time. Mustaine spoke the truth.

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35 Architecture of Aggression - Countdown to Extinction

this song is one of the most beautiful songs of megadeth but it's horribly underrated! up megadeth for life!

Such an underrated song on Countdown To Extinction. One of the heaviest songs on that album too.

How come this being so low..

ALMOST HAS A MOP/AND JUSTICE TYPE OF FEEL TO THE FIRST FEW RIFFS I LIKE IT!

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36 The Threat is Real - Dystopia

Really good songs coming from this new album, they're going in the right direction with their more aggressive sound.

1 of the best songs I've ever heard.

37 The Hardest Part of Letting Go... Sealed with a Kiss - Endgame

Idgaf what anybody else thinks, this is their most correctly organized and most structurally stable composition. Not to mention, its just straight up badass!

This song has a lot of instrumentals in a great combination.

Wonderful song. Magical.

Mustaine at his best

Greate song awesome vocals by Dave mustane love this song

38 Looking Down the Cross - Killing Is My Business... and Business Is Good

This is my favorite Megadeth song, the fact that it is number 41 (as I'm writing this) proves how good Megadeth truly is.

Best megadeth song completely underrated and should be in the top ten

Amazing song - definitely one of their best

My favorite off the first album. Wish they would play this live again. Just a awesome vibe, tone and delivery
to this song!

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39 The Skull Beneath the Skin - Killing Is My Business... And Business Is Good

I'm completely vexed that this song isn't at least in the top ten. In my opinion this song is one of the best Megadeth artwork, if not the best. The lyrics, the instrumental are all almost perfect.

The very creation of Vic Rattlehead revealed in this song. One of their first, one of their best. Mustaine proves what he is capable of throughout the entire song.

This is the song of Megadeth. Every riff in this song is like the best riff I've ever heard.

The origin of Vic Rattlehead

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40 Into the Lungs of Hell - So Far, So Good... So What?

Needs to be higher, I mean come on. The guitar is just so good in this song

The guitar is awesome and one of the best solos I've ever heard

Awesome song with tons of cool guitar!

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