MEGADETH — Crush 'Em

MetalMusicArchives.com — the ultimate metal music online community, from the creators of progarchives.com

MEGADETH - Crush 'Em cover
2.00 | 1 rating | 1 review
Buy this album from MMA partners

Single · 1999

Filed under Hard Rock
By MEGADETH

Tracklist

1. Crush 'Em (Radio Edit) (3:16)
2. Crush 'Em (Album Version) (4:42)

Total Time 7:58

Line-up/Musicians

- Dave Mustaine / guitars, vocals
- Marty Friedman / guitars
- David Ellefson / bass
- Jimmy DeGrasso / drums

About this release

Information missing - contribute to MMA, by filling this information using the left menu member zone link "Edit album infos". This function is only available to MMA Collabs.

Thanks to martindavey87 for the addition

Buy MEGADETH - CRUSH 'EM music

Amazon (logo)
Crush 'Em=b/w= Breadline=7Crush 'Em=b/w= Breadline=7"45 Rpm Vinyl Record.
Capitol/ For Juke Boxes Only Series
$8.99
$8.21 (used)
Showing 1 items | Cache expiring in 35h | Keyword-based search | Best seller rank | More results on Amazon.com
Right Now on Ebay (logo)
Showing all 2 items | Price may be different, data is cached, expiring in 24h | Keyword-based search | Ordered by ending time | See results on eBay.com

More places to buy metal & MEGADETH music

MEGADETH CRUSH 'EM reviews

Specialists/collaborators reviews

martindavey87
July 5th, 1999.

Megadeth were performing on an episode of World Championship Wrestling’s Monday Nitro. It seemed odd that a metal band would perform at a wrestling event, and much like Kiss did a few weeks prior, it bombed. Nobody wanted to see it. Nobody did see it. And it accomplished nothing.

Except for changing my life.

Performing ‘Crush ‘Em’ to coincide with the return of wrestler Bill Goldberg from a break (Goldberg starred in the movie Universal Soldier: The Return, of which this featured on the soundtrack), the song played repeatedly over the following weeks, and 12 year-old me was absolutely hooked!

‘Crush ‘Em’ itself is a huge departure from Megadeth’s typical sound. With the 90’s coming to a close, Dave Mustaine tried his hand at writing mainstream rock songs, hoping to appeal to bigger audiences with the album ‘Risk’. He failed. Big time. But ‘Crush ‘Em’ served one purpose, and it served it well. It was intended as a sports anthem, with hopes that it’d be played in arenas at games, and for a while, it was. With its pounding bass line and thunderous guitars, the chanting of “Crush! Crush ‘Em!” is tailor-made for getting crowds psyched up. It’s simple, it’s catchy, it’s effective.

As for this single release however? Meh. There’s just two songs. An album version, and a radio version, which basically skips one verse and the outro. Nothing special, nothing fancy, no gimmicks or novelties. Just two different versions of ‘Crush ‘Em’. Fantastic song, and I genuinely mean that. But don’t bother getting this single unless you’re a huge, huge fan that absolutely must own everything regardless of how pointless it might be. Just get the ‘Risk’ album instead.

And yeah, that is a recommendation for ‘Risk’. That album is awesome!

Members reviews

No MEGADETH CRUSH 'EM reviews posted by members yet.

Ratings only

No MEGADETH ratings only posted yet.

Write/edit review

You must be logged in to write or edit review

Crush 'Em Contents

Member Zone

Username:
Password:
Stay signed in

Metal Subgenres

Artists Alpha-index

MMA TOP 5 Metal ALBUMS

Rating by members, ranked by custom algorithm
Albums with 30 ratings and more
Master of Puppets Thrash Metal
METALLICA
Buy this album from our partners
Moving Pictures Hard Rock
RUSH
Buy this album from our partners
Powerslave NWoBHM
IRON MAIDEN
Buy this album from our partners
Keeper of the Seven Keys Part II Power Metal
HELLOWEEN
Buy this album from our partners
Rust in Peace Thrash Metal
MEGADETH
Buy this album from our partners

New Metal Artists

New Metal Releases

Beast of the Foulest Depths War Metal
PIOUS LEVUS
Buy this album from MMA partners
Black Death Terroristic Onslaught War Metal
HELLFIRE DEATHCULT
Buy this album from MMA partners
Omegalitheos War Metal
ESKHATON
Buy this album from MMA partners
The Infernal Descent Deathcore
EMERGE A TYRANT
Buy this album from MMA partners
Azrael Deathcore
EMERGE A TYRANT
Buy this album from MMA partners
More new releases

New Metal Online Videos

Megadeth - Lying In State
MEGADETH
Tupan· 19 days ago
Megadeth - Super Collider
MEGADETH
Tupan· 19 days ago
More videos

New MMA Metal Forum Topics

More in the forums

New Site interactions

More...

Latest Metal News

members-submitted

More in the forums

Social Media

Follow us

Buy Metal Music Online