Heavy Metal Thunder

Album: Strong Arm of the Law (1980)
  • Kick ass!

    If you're taking a flight
    At the speed of light
    You're shaking your heads to the band
    If you're there on your horse
    But you're not on the force
    We're taking this place to the ground

    In the heat of the night
    When you're fists are alight
    Forged on anvils of steel
    If your body's on fire
    About to expire
    We go to the threshold of pain

    [Chorus]
    Pull your head back
    Hold your hands high
    Shake your body
    If it's too loud
    And you're burning hot
    fill your heads
    With heavy metal thunder
    Heavy metal thunder

    On the wings of an eagle
    You're hoping to fly
    Holding your hands to the sky
    In a blue sea of denim
    Checkin' the band
    With your banners and scarves held on high

    If you think something more
    You'll come down to the front
    Don't sit there and do as they say
    We're an army of thousands
    Surrounded by light
    Tearing this place to the ground Writer/s: GRAHAM OLIVER, PAUL QUINN, PETER FRANCIS GILL, PETERY ROONEY BYFORD, STEPHEN DAWSON
    Publisher: CARLIN AMERICA INC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 1

  • Frank from Osnabrueck, GermanyBiff Byford stated once in an interview for german Rock Hard magazine:
    "The song was actually slower when we recorded it. Late at night, while we were sleeping, the producer worked alone in the sudio and speeded the whole thing a little up. That´s why my voice sounds a bit weird and very high on that song. We liked the version though and left things that way."
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