26 Years Ago: Megadeth Release ‘Youthanasia’

Realizing that following the technical direction of 1990’s Rust in Peace and 1992’s Countdown to Extinction was an exercise in redundancy, Megadeth refined their formula on 1994’s less musically complex Youthanasia, which came out Nov. 1, 1994. Whether the album can be categorized as thrash depends on one’s definition of…