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Symphony Of Destruction

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  • Metal
  • Rock
  • Space
  • Instrumental
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  • 1992
  • 1994
  • 1997
  • 1993

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“Symphony of Destruction” is a 1992 single by American heavy metal band Megadeth, taken from their 1992 double platinum selling album, Countdown to Extinction. The lyrics explores the hypothetical situation where an average citizen might be placed into a position where he can run the country while the public is led like puppets by a phantom government. Penned by vocalist and frontman Dave Mustaine, the song received significant radio play and charted considerably well, making it one of Megadeth’s best known songs. The song was generally well received by critics, and its accompanying music video by Wayne Isham initially received heavy rotation on MTV, but eventually became controversial and was censored because of an assassination scene that they felt was “too harsh”. The video... Read on...

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More songs by Megadeth (See Charts): Mechanix, Rust In Peace... Polaris, Skin O' My Teeth, Blood Of Heroes, Family Tree, Trust, Train Of Consequences, Promises, Insomnia, and Sweating Bullets.

Popular in Symphony (See Charts): I Hear A Symphony, I Hear A Symphony, When I Come Of Age, Symphony No. 7, Jillian, What Have You Done, Our Solemn Hour, Sonnet, The Swan Song, and Exogenesis.


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