The System Has Failed
Released September 14, 2004
Recorded At Oceanway and Emerald Entertainment in Nashville, Tennessee; additional recording at Phase Four Studios in Tempe, Arizona
Length 48:24
Number of tracks 12
Label Sanctuary
Previous Album
The World Needs A Hero
Next Album
United Abominations
The System Has Failed is the tenth album released by American heavy metal band Megadeth. It would be the first to not feature long time bassist David Ellefson.


  1. Blackmail the Universe
  2. Die Dead Enough
  3. Kick the Chair
  4. The Scorpion
  5. Tears in a Vial
  6. I Know Jack
  7. Back in the Day
  8. Something That I'm Not
  9. Truth Be Told
  10. Of Mice and Men
  11. Shadow of Deth
  12. My Kingdom