Rust in Peace

1990 album by Megadeth

Rust in Peace is the fourth album by American thrash metal band, Megadeth. It was released on September 24, 1990. It has been called one of the best thrash metal records of all time by publications such as Decibel and Kerrang!.[1]

Rust in Peace
Studio album by
ReleasedSeptember 24, 1990
GenreThrash metal
57:09 (Remaster)
ProducerDave Mustaine, Mike Clink
Megadeth chronology
So Far, So Good... So What!
Rust in Peace
Countdown to Extinction
Singles from Rust in Peace
  1. "Holy Wars... The Punishment Due"
    Released: 1990
  2. "Hangar 18"
    Released: 1990


All songs written and composed by Dave Mustaine, except where noted. 

No. Title Length
1. "Holy Wars... The Punishment Due"   6:36
2. "Hangar 18"   5:14
3. "Take No Prisoners"   3:28
4. "Five Magics"   5:42
5. "Poison Was the Cure"   2:58
6. "Lucretia" (Music: Mustaine, Dave Ellefson) 3:58
7. "Tornado of Souls" (Lyrics: Mustaine, Ellefson Music: Mustaine) 5:22
8. "Dawn Patrol" (Lyrics: Mustaine, Music: Ellefson) 1:50
9. "Rust in Peace... Polaris"   5:36


  1. "Hall Of Fame Countdown: Megadeth's Rust In Peace". Decibel Magazine. July 23, 2015. Retrieved 9 June 2016.