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. >>
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    Justin - Arleta, CA
  • This was used in the movie Ace Ventura: Pet Detective. >>
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    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
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