Rust In Peace (studio album) by Megadeth

Rust In Peace
Rust In Peace by Megadeth
Year: 1990
Overall rank: 434th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
80/100 (from 618 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top 5 albums of 1990 (5th)
Award Top 100 albums of the 1990s (79th)
Award Top 500 albums of all time (434th)
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Rust In Peace is ranked as the best album by Megadeth.

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Track ratingsTrack ratings The tracks on this album have an average rating of 83 out of 100 (all tracks have been rated).

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Average Rating: 
80/100 (from 618 votes)
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This album is rated in the top 2% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a Bayesian average rating of 80.2/100, a mean average of 79.2/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 80.4/100. The standard deviation for this album is 18.1.

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85/100
From 09/13/2020 00:43
Easily Megadeth's best album. Great from start to finish (maybe with the exception of 'Five Magics'). A solid staple in the classic trash metal cannon.
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From 04/19/2020 17:28
Highlights:

Hangar 18
Holy Wars...The Punishment Due
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80/100
From 01/18/2020 20:32
A prime example of thrash metal. The debut for the classic Megadeth lineup.
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From 01/05/2020 23:36
My favorite thrash album of all time. Definitely in the conversation for best ever metal album.
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90/100
From 10/11/2019 06:18
One of the best thrash metal album
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85/100
From 07/26/2019 05:13
Well, this sort of metal is not my usual thing. I must say - I'm surprised that I really enjoyed this album. While Dawn Patrol is complete filler, and Poison Was the Cure is "meh", the rest makes for a nearly top notch album. The title track, Lucretia, and Hangar 18 are outstanding, and Holy Wars is better than outstanding. Here's the thing about this album - it's not just pointless thrashing, because it has great guitar riffs/melodies intertwined with fantastic rhythms (look at Hangar 18..). Yes, the vocals aren't amazing, but it's a lot better than that ridiculous Pantera crap.

Overall, you do have to be in the mood for the album to really get into it, because it very rarely lets up, but, if you're going in expecting a good time, it promptly delivers.

Best track - Holy Wars... The Punishment Due
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From 05/28/2019 20:17
This album is fantastic lyrics are spot on they are still relevant today the band is thrashing like a well oiled machine from beginning to end
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From 04/17/2019 05:59
Megadeth's masterpiece.
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From 02/22/2019 19:26
My favorite trash metal songs are on this album
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85/100
From 04/21/2018 15:13
I think Metallica's Master of Puppets is the only album that could match this thrash metal masterpiece. "Holy Wars" and "Hangar 18" in particular are some incredible thrash songs.
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