Skull Beneath The Skin

Album: Killing Is My Business... (1985)
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  • Mean and infectious
    The evil prophets rise
    Dance of the macabre
    As witches streak the sky

    Decadent worship of
    Black magic and sorcery
    In the womb of the Devils dungeon
    Trapped without a plea

    See thing in agony
    Necrosis is the fate
    Pins sticking through the skin
    The venom now sedates

    Locked in a pillory
    Nowhere to be found
    Screaming for your life
    But no one hears a sound

    Help me

    Prepare the patients scalp
    To peel away
    Metal caps for his ears
    He'll hear not what we say

    Solid steel visor
    Riveted cross his eyes
    Iron staples close his jaws
    So no one hears his cries

    The skull beneath the skin
    The skull beneath the skin

    Now you're drawn and quartered
    Your bones will make the X
    Symbol stands for poison
    And it's chained to your head

    And as we fold your arms
    To make the holy cross
    We cross the crucifix
    Religion has been lost

    The skull beneath the skin
    The skull beneath the skin

    The skull beneath the skin

    Writer/s: DAVE MUSTAINE
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 2

  • Buggrithall from Mindyourownbusiness, United KingdomMy all time favourite riff of all time 50 secs to 1 min 10 (not that I'm anal about it or anything!).
  • Cory from Calgary, CanadaCrazy Intro. I love this song
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