Revenge is a common theme in Megadeth songs, and "I'll Get Even" is another that takes on the topic. A group composition, the song looks at the emotional state of the one looking for vengeance; he's clearly unhinged:I'm like a bomb that's ticking
I got voices in my head
In our interview with bass player Dave Ellefson
, he said the song is "speaking about a revengeful heart."