Risk (album)

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Risk

Album by Megadeth
Released August, 31 1999
Recorded ???
Genre Thrash Metal
Length 51 minutes 32 seconds
Record label Capitol Records
Producer Dann Huff
Professional reviews
Allmusic.com 2.5 stars out of 5 link (http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:i7he4j174wav~T1)
Megadeth Chronology
Live Trax
(1997)
Risk
(1999)
Capitol Punishment: The Megadeth Years
(2000)

Risk is an album by the metal band Megadeth released in 1999. It is generally regarded as Megadeth's musical nadir by both fans and Dave Mustaine alike, and is the last original Megadeth release to feature virtuoso guitarist Marty Friedman.

The title stems from Mustaine's decision to take a risk with the musical direction of this album, at the suggestion of ex-Metallica bandmate Lars Ulrich, who himself (as well as the other members of Metallica) had taken a risk with the Metallica albums of the late 1990s.

Track listing

  1. "Insomnia"
  2. "Prince Of Darkness"
  3. "Enter The Arena"
  4. "Crush 'Em"
  5. "Breadline"
  6. "The Doctor Is Calling"
  7. "I'll Be There"
  8. "Wanderlust"
  9. "Ecstasy"
  10. "Seven"
  11. "Time: The Beginning"
  12. "Time: The End"

Personnel

At that time, Megadeth were:

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