Iron Gland

Songfacts®:

  • This song is track 10 on the album and is only 43 seconds in length. Originally, it had only a blank space for the title, but on the 1998 compilation Nothing Safe, it is called "Iron Gland" and is described as "Unlisted track from Dirt."
  • The song is mostly dissonant noise and bellowing from the band members, but at the very end of the track, someone quickly says "Redrum," which seems to be a reference to the Stanley Kubrick film The Shining ("Murder" backwards). Another reference to this film is found in the song "Angry Chair," also from Dirt, in the lyric "I'm a dull boy, work all day." >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Ryan - Plano, TX, for above 2

Comments: 4

  • Mario from Mexico, MexicoIt's also an obvious reference to the intro of Iron Man by Black Sabbath
  • Kermsit from Plainfield, IlYeap Tom Araya from slayer does the I AM IRON GLAND!!
  • Peter from Homer Glen, IlAs stated in the booklet for the box set(but i won't qoute it all), this was a riff Jerry kept playing that annoyed the hell out of the guys. He agreed to put it to rest with this song.
  • Alex from Fresno, CaThe voice youi hear is from Tom Araya of the almighty Slayer screaming "I am iron gland!!!!!"
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