Album artist 260 - Megadeth

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Megadeth Chart Profile

This page lists the album chart runs of Megadeth. The albums are listed with the most widely successful first.

# Artist Album Title Year Chart Entries
1 Megadeth Countdown To Extinction 1992 US 2 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Dec 1994), Canada 3 X Platinum (certified by CRIA in Mar 2001), Billboard 2 - Aug 1992 (58 weeks) (7 weeks in top 10), UK 5 - Jul 1992 (8 weeks), Norway 9 - Jul 1992 (7 weeks), Sweden 10 - Aug 1992 (10 weeks), Austria 12 - Aug 1992 (2 months), Germany 15 - Aug 1992 (3 weeks), Switzerland 16 - Aug 1992 (7 weeks), US BB 24 of 1992, US CashBox 29 of 1992, UK Silver (certified by BPI in Jan 1993), RYM 30 of 1992
2 Megadeth Rust In Peace 1990 BEA 2 of 1990, US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Dec 1994), UK 8 - Oct 1990 (4 weeks), Billboard 23 - Oct 1990 (30 weeks), Switzerland 29 - Oct 1990 (2 weeks), Sweden 34 - Oct 1990 (2 weeks), Acclaimed 2597 (1990), UK Silver (certified by BPI in Mar 1991), RYM 1 of 1990
3 Megadeth So Far, So Good... So What! 1988 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in May 1998), Melody Maker 15 of 1988, UK 18 - Mar 1988 (5 weeks), Billboard 28 - Feb 1988 (23 weeks), Switzerland 28 - Mar 1988 (2 weeks), Sweden 37 - Feb 1988 (4 weeks), RYM 127 of 1988, Xgau rating B- (1987)
4 Megadeth Youthanasia 1994 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Jan 1995), Billboard 4 - Nov 1994 (23 weeks) (1 week in top 10), Sweden 4 - Nov 1994 (8 weeks), UK 6 - Nov 1994 (4 weeks), Germany 13 - Nov 1994 (1 week), Switzerland 32 - Nov 1994 (3 weeks), Austria 40 - Dec 1994 (1 month), US BB 75 of 1994, RYM 150 of 1994
5 Megadeth Cryptic Writings 1997 US Gold (certified by RIAA in Oct 1997), Canada Gold (certified by CRIA in Mar 2001), Billboard 10 - Jul 1997 (29 weeks) (1 week in top 10), Sweden 15 - Jun 1997 (4 weeks), Austria 30 - Jun 1997 (1 month), Norway 32 - Jun 1997 (2 weeks), UK 38 - Jul 1997 (1 week), US BB 88 of 1997
6 Megadeth Peace Sells... But Who's Buying? 1986 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Nov 1992), Canada Platinum (certified by CRIA in Mar 2001), Billboard 76 - Oct 1986 (47 weeks), Acclaimed 1700 (1986), RYM 20 of 1986
7 Megadeth United Abominations 2007 Billboard 8 - Jun 2007 (6 weeks) (1 week in top 10), Sweden 15 - May 2007 (2 weeks), Norway 21 - May 2007 (2 weeks), UK 23 - May 2007 (2 weeks), Switzerland 38 - May 2007 (2 weeks), US BB 150 of 2007
8 Megadeth Endgame 2009 Billboard 9 - Oct 2009 (8 weeks) (1 week in top 10), Norway 15 - Sep 2009 (1 week), Sweden 17 - Sep 2009 (2 weeks), UK 24 - Sep 2009 (2 weeks), Switzerland 32 - Sep 2009 (3 weeks), RYM 88 of 2009
9 Megadeth Risk 1999 Billboard 16 - Sep 1999 (8 weeks), Sweden 17 - Sep 1999 (2 weeks), UK 29 - Sep 1999 (1 week), Norway 31 - Sep 1999 (1 week), Austria 36 - Sep 1999 (1 month)
10 Megadeth The System Has Failed 2004 Sweden 14 - Sep 2004 (1 week), Billboard 18 - Oct 2004 (5 weeks), Norway 34 - Sep 2004 (1 week), UK 60 - Sep 2004 (1 week), RYM 113 of 2004
11 Megadeth The World Needs A Hero 2001 Billboard 16 - Jun 2001 (6 weeks), Sweden 38 - May 2001 (1 week), UK 45 - May 2001 (1 week)
12 Megadeth Th1rt3en 2011 Billboard 11 - Nov 2011 (4 weeks), UK 34 - Nov 2011 (1 week)
13 Megadeth Dystopia 2016 Billboard 3 - Feb 2016 (9 weeks) (1 week in top 10)
14 Megadeth Super Collider 2013 Billboard 6 - Jun 2013 (6 weeks) (1 week in top 10)
15 Megadeth Rude Awakening 2002 Billboard 115 - Apr 2002 (1 week), RYM 147 of 2002
16 Megadeth Rust In Peace: Live 2010 Billboard 161 - Sep 2010 (1 week)
17 Megadeth Countdown To Extinction: Live 2013 Billboard 119 - Oct 2013 (1 week)
18 Megadeth Hidden Treasures (EP) 1995 Billboard 90 - Aug 1995 (7 weeks)
19 Megadeth Greatest Hits: Back To The Start 2005 Billboard 65 - Jul 2005 (8 weeks)
20 Megadeth Captiol Punishment 'The Megadeth Years' 2000 Billboard 66 - Nov 2000 (3 weeks)
21 Megadeth Youthanasia/Hidden Treasure 1995 UK 28 - Mar 1995 (1 week)
22 Megadeth That One Night: Live in Buenos Aires 2007 RYM 49 of 2007
23 Megadeth Killing Is My Business ... & Business Is Good! 1985 RYM 84 of 1985
24 Megadeth Hidden treasures unknown Canada Gold (certified by CRIA in Mar 2001)

In addition to the above listed albums Megadeth also contributed to the following entries:

# Artist Album Title Year Chart Entries
1 Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth & Anthrax The Big 4 - Live From Sofia, Bulgaria (DVD) 2010 Germany 4 - Nov 2010 (2 weeks)

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11 Aug 2013

Could anyone provide information for the chart postions of their single "Symphony of destruction" in Europe and US?

"Symphony of Destruction" from 1992 reached - Scrobulate 8 of thrash metal, UK 15 - Jun 1992 (3 weeks), RYM 15 of 1992, POP 67 of 1992, US Billboard 71 - Oct 1992 (15 weeks), Japan (Tokyo) 88 - Jul 1992 (1 week)

It was their biggest single, followed by "Hangar 18" (1991) RYM 8 of 1991, UK 26 - Mar 1991 (4 weeks), Scrobulate 32 of thrash metal