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The lineup is different. The record company is new. But vitriol-tongued Dave Mustaine remains Megadeth's one constant. While more commercial and mature than such unbridled early releases as So Far, So Good . . . So What!, this follow-up to the poorly received Risk finds Megadeth mostly back to their metallic roots. Mustaine continues to alternately mine politics and self-reflection to good effect, and his solos still shred. The taut, hooky "Moto Psycho" is polished, millennial thrash, and though the rest of the material on this 12-song collection isn't as instantly memorable, it's certainly ambitious. Mustaine's biting vocal and the muscular musicianship of the powerful title track and the pained love-lost ode "1,000 Times Goodbye" hit the mark, as does the epic, string-laden ballad "Promises," though Mustaine's patented vocal seems out of place, as does the classical guitar on "Recipe for Hate . . . Warhorse." That said, old-school fans will worship the likes of "Moto Psycho" and the classic and brutal "Dread and the Fugitive Mind" and "Return to Hangar." --Katherine Turman
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The first thrash releases are represented by the pounding beats and fast guitars of "Warhorse"
The early 90's are clearly here by "Return to Hangar" a continuation from the classic "Hangar 18" from the great "Rust In Peace", where we find fast speed riffs and beats and amazing shreding solos.
The "Countdown" times are heard in "Disconect" and "Dread and Fugitive Mind", still heavy, yet very melodic, easy to listen to, yet fast, thrashy and with awesome solos.
The later albums are represented by songs such as "Losing My Senses" and "Recipe For hate" slower and more experimental. Melodic and with interesting time signatures.
As for the rest the album is one of it's own, I never heard anything in Megadeth's previous albums like "Promises" (a ballad) or "Silent Scorn" (an acustic rhythm military sounding scary song) or "When" (almost a hard rock/metal epic where three riffs into several changes make it a pretty interesting song).
The other songs such as "Motopsycho" and "1000 times goodbye" finds Megadeth being just what they should be Megadeth, and you can't confuse them for any other band, they are fast, heavy, angry, melodic and fun to listen to.
Lyrically, the songs touch political subjects ("The World Needs a Hero", "Burning Bridges") as well as personal demons and lots of pain such as break up pain in "1000 times goodbye", "Promises" and others about straight hate and revenge such as "recipe for hate" and "when"
None the less, this album is without a doubt a great Megadeth album.Read more ›
At first I was hesistant of this whole cd, b/c of the fact that Marty Friedman is now gone and Nick Menza has been gone. So I didnt get around to trying to listen to this cd for almost a year after it was released.. heh... big mistake. I judged this cd unfairly. Even though it doesnt have the same guitarist and drummer in it as it's been for soo many of Megadeth's albums.. they hardly miss a beat. The key words here are -Great Songs-. They took a step upwards from Risk and made this album a rocker for sure. Definite highlights on this cd are Disconnect, Moto Psycho, Burning Bridges, Losing My Senses and Dread & the Fugitive Mind. They all display a genuine sense of musicianship and killer riffs and licks..typical and expected of Megadeth's work. They give off a definite killer vibe and should be given more than a few listens before giving up on it. In my opinion, ALL great music takes several listens to get into... and this album is like that.
There are however a couple, here & there moments that I havent warmed up to yet and perhaps won't. Doing a part 2 to Hangar 18 was a lame idea..but hey a lot of fans love it. I have to admit though 'Return To Hangar' is a killer tune and has a beautiful-to-the-ears twin guitar harmonic part.. which follows into some good ol thrashing.. and there are some slower parts on the cd that seem to dwindle the vibe somewhat. But regardless, the positive aspects of this cd outweigh the bad..
So if you're even a small Megadeth fan at all.. you should be able to get into most of this cd... and for the typical Megadeth fan it is no question! get this cd! It has some purely incredible moments that have left me wanting more... Great licks, beautiful harmonies and killer vocals.. make this disc a memorable swansong from a legendary group!
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Megadeth's the World Needs a hero continues the legacy and tradition of metal. It's a masterpiece. Moto Psycho is the best song on the album. Read morePublished on May 15 2007 by Jason Hutton
Repetetive and sluggish song about not being in the present.
The world needs a hero 1/5
Slow paced song with nervewrecking chorus. Read more
When I heard that Megadeth were releasing another heavy album, I rushed to the store to go and pick it up. Read morePublished on May 7 2004 by L. Bazan
sorry but I don't want to review this album's components. If you want killer metal from the masters from back in the day, listen to Peace Sells or Rust in Peace or Countdown... Read morePublished on April 6 2004
This is definetly not one of megadeths best and i dont see how they say this album is like thier old albums, to me it dosent sound anything like thier old stuff. Read morePublished on March 24 2004 by Amy Lynn
Disconnect, Recipe for Hate...Warhorse, Return to the Hanger, and Dread and the Fugitive Mind....need I say more?Published on Feb. 3 2004
Okay, so this is a comeback to Metal after a TECNO/POP album (RISK). But does it compares to the old ones? Yes! Read morePublished on Jan. 28 2004 by victorious