Hammer Smashed Face

Album: Tomb Of The Mutilated (1992)
  • This song is about a man who has been harassed all his life, then goes insane and starts beating his tormentor with a hammer. The lyrics provide a graphic depiction of the head being smashed. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Justin - Arleta, CA
  • This was used in the movie Ace Ventura: Pet Detective. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Jonny - Boston, MA
  • During the 2017 movie Bright, Joel Edgerton's orc cop character Nick Jakoby plays the track in the car and proclaims it to be the, "greatest love song." However, his partner Daryl Ward, portrayed by Will Smith, disagrees and asks him to turn it off.

Comments: 4

  • Justin B. from Ontario, CanadaDeath metal sucks, whining like a little bitch and singing about s--t people don't care about is where its at!
  • Aaron from Seattle, WaCannibal Corpse is the greatest Death Metal band, EVER!!! Long live Death Metal and long live Chris Barnes.
  • Jeff from La Pine, OrCannibal Corpse have got some BALLS no doubt this song has a great bass solo and as im a bassist this song just inspired me more
  • Unknown from Sunderland, EnglandIt's just about a guy who kills people by smashing their face in, brutal song and lyrics, Cannibal Corpse <3
see more comments

Songs Discussed in MoviesSong Writing

Bridesmaids, Reservoir Dogs, Willy Wonka - just a few of the flicks where characters discuss specific songs, sometimes as a prelude to murder.

Barry Dean ("Pontoon," "Diamond Rings And Old Barstools")Songwriter Interviews

A top country songwriter, Barry talks about writing hits for Little Big Town, Tim McGraw and Jason Aldean.

P.F. SloanSongwriter Interviews

P.F. was a teenager writing hits and playing on tracks for Jan & Dean when he wrote a #1 hit that got him blackballed.

CommercialsFact or Fiction

Was "Ring Of Fire" really used to sell hemorrhoid cream?

Sending Out An SOS - Distress Signals In SongsSong Writing

Songs where something goes horribly wrong (literally or metaphorically), and help is needed right away.

Adam Young of Owl CitySongwriter Interviews

Is Owl City on a quest for another hit like "Fireflies?" Adam answers that question and explains the influences behind many others.