Well, Here I come
Stand up and plant your feet
Listen I'm letting off steam
Now throw your hands in the air
Let loose I don't fuckin' care

Rattle Head
A dose of metal you need
To bang your head til you bleed
It's time for snapping some neck
Slashing, thrashing to Megadeth

Rattle Head
You, Your head, is pounding with pain
Winning, sinning, beginning
Feeding, the needing for bleeding
Bashing, smashing, crashing
Fraying, annhilating you!

There's someone back in the shadows
You feel though you can't see his eyes
He'll bash your head if you cross him
Ain't quite your average guy
Don't wear no leather to "fittin'"
Don't wear no spike to be "cool"
Don't want no woman beside him
Just make it fast, Loud and Rude
Rattle Head

I'm a Rattle Head
Rattle your Goddamn Head!


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Rattlehead Lyrics as written by Dave Mustaine

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    General Comment

    This song is about Vic Rattlehead the band mascot (or whatever you'd call him) good song to drive to

    TabuuDi26on May 09, 2003   Link
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    General Comment

    Its also about leting lose and moshing, similar the Metallicas Whiplash. In fact, its a direct response to that song, both deal with exactly the same subject and like Whiplash, this is the only song Megadeth sing their name.

    Ben2k9on October 08, 2004   Link
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    speed metal at it's finest

    Metal_Up_Ya_Ass_Jayon September 19, 2005   Link
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    General Comment

    This is a heavy metal anthem. The song about Vic Rattlehead is called "The Skull Beneath the Skin". Dave said he wrote this song about the fans at a Megadeth concert, and the end bit is about Vic appearing and moshing with the fans

    The Undertaker 666on September 04, 2006   Link
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    This is a song about going crazy and headbanging until you bleed. Hellz yeah.

    Tusked_Chimpon March 20, 2007   Link
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    FUCK WHIPLASH! this song is the heaviest song out of megadeth AND metallica. it kicks motherfucking ass

    mortemdrummeron September 27, 2007   Link
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    i agree with Ben2k9

    3084on December 17, 2007   Link
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    General Comment

    anyone else who thinks the riff in this one reminds a little of the one in "back in the day" ? great song anyway!

    Wolavon January 18, 2008   Link
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    Ya it does sound like back in the day wolav

    panametalheadon September 01, 2008   Link
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    Song Meaning

    Metallica's Whiplash Overkill's Hammerhead Exodus' Toxic Waltz Municipal Waste's Headbanger Face Rip

    Headbanging, moshing, and going fucking nuts for metal

    Ahlstromon June 09, 2011   Link

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