Killer, intruder, homicidal man.
If you see me coming, run as fast as you can.
A blood thirsty demon who's stalking the street.
I hack up my victims like pieces of meat.
Blood thirsty demon, sinister fiend,
Bludgeonous slaughters, my evil deeds.

My hammer's a cold piece of blood-lethal steel.
I grin while you writhe with the pain that I deal.
Swinging the hammer, I hack through their heads,
Deviant defilers, you're next to be dead.
I unleash my hammer with sadistic intent.
Pounding, surrounding, slamming through your head. Yeah!

Their bodies convulse, in agony, and, pain.
I mangle their faces, till no features remain.
A blade for the butchering, I cut them to shreds.
First take out the organs, then cut off the head.
The remains of flesh now sop under my feet.
One more bloody massacre, the murders' complete.
I seek to dismember, a sadist fiend.
And, blood baths are my way of getting clean.
I lurk in the alleys, wait for the kill.
I have no remorse for the blood that I spill
A merciless butcher who lives underground.
I'm out to destroy you and ,I will, cut you down.
I see you, and, I'm waiting ,for Black Friday.

Killer, intruder, homicidal man.
If you see me coming, run as fast as you can.
A blood thirsty demon who's stalking the street.
I hack up my victims like pieces of meat.
I lurk in the alleys, wait for the kill.
I have no remorse for the blood that I spill
A merciless butcher who lives underground.
I'm out to destroy you and ,I will, cut you down.

It's Black Friday, paint the devil on the wall.


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Black Friday Lyrics as written by Dave Mustaine

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    "'Black Friday' was inspired by a great drummer named Dijon Carruthers whose father was Ben Carruthers from the movie 'The Dirty Dozen.' Dijon's brother was Cain Carruthers from the ska band The Untouchables. Dijon was pretty much a band member until we found out that he lied about being 'black' to us. I am not against having any person in our band, regardless of color, but Dijon said he was Spanish. One day his brother walked in and Dijon nearly died on the spot. We used the material that we were working on as we kept going, but we knew that a man that is embarrassed about his family, race, or upbringing, would never fit our creed." (Mustaine, 2001)

    "Dijon Carruthers was a drummer with Megadeth temporarily, before Gar Samuelson. He was a very talented, but strange person. He used to hang out with an even stranger guy that was definitely into the occult; this guy was fully wacked! Dijon's friend seemed to know a lot of the occult, he wrote a lot of strange things and symbols down on paper. Although Dijon did get credit for inspiring those two songs ["Bad Omen" and "Black Friday"], that was the extent of it. Dijon may or may not be or have been a Satanist, and he did not commit murder that I know of at the time I was associating him. Dijon was a very talented drummer, and he came from a gifted family. I wish him well in his endeavors, whatever they may be." (Mustaine)

    References:

    In U.S. history, Black Friday is the name given to September 24, 1869, the day when a panic on Wall Street caused the financial ruin of thousands of investors.

    Black Friday is also the name of a 1940 horror movie starring Boris Karloff.

    powerplayeron January 13, 2008   Link
  • +1
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    The lyrics are brutal but doesn't keep me away from listening to this song. This song is powerful and catchy to me.

    Altec100on April 14, 2009   Link
  • 0
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    ...well...ive always loved fridays...and one day...i knew was a bad friday...or a "black" friday...and then when i sent to school i got suspended for my friends shooting bb's at people...it probley has nothing to do with daves idea of the song but...hey this is my comment

    paladin5777on June 23, 2003   Link
  • 0
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    its about a serial killer who mercilessly kills in cold blood, but what the fuck, its a great fucking song

    TabuuDi26on June 29, 2003   Link
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    No it isn't. It's about a Satanist hoiliday called Balck Friday (Read it in a Megadeth site) where satanist go out on this friday and Kill someone to prove themselfs pure to Satan

    JoshPRon September 26, 2004   Link
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    haha joshpr thats intresting

    ULlilLadyon March 12, 2005   Link
  • 0
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    About killing in some crazy form or another, But hell this is an awsome song that is on the same track as good mourning.

    Metal_Up_Ya_Ass_Jayon September 01, 2005   Link
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    I'm sure that it's about a general massacre which was happened on a friday in Tehran_The capital of Iran_at the time of the previous regime.

    No need to say that this song ROCKS!

    Farhadon January 09, 2006   Link
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    Intresting by all. I am going to have to go with the satan thing because that sounds very close to the song. The first time I heard it, was thinking of some middle aged white guy driving to work, and just for the hell of it on friday, goes on a killing spree.

    HatchbackMustangon January 19, 2006   Link
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    "Their bodies convulse, in agony, and, pain. I mangle their faces, till no features remain. A blade for the butchering, I cut them to shreds. First take out the organs, then cut off the head."

    It sounds like he's talking about fishing

    ESPguitariston January 20, 2006   Link

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