Welcome to an empty fortress
A mighty wreck that once was proud
Ate alive by oxidation
Abandoned by a crew of cowards
Navigation systems failed
Computers crashed and they all fall down

Possibly I've seen too much
Hangar 18 I know too much

All the guilty paid the price
Suspended by their broken necks
No one survived to tell the story
When foreign life forms resurrect
And military intelligence is
Still two words that can't make sense

Possibly I've seen too much
Hangar 18 I know too much


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    I don't care.

    They both fucking rock my socks.

    SilenzXEon September 28, 2010   Link
  • 0
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    Hangar 18 part 2.....

    Ben2k9on October 08, 2004   Link
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    One of Megadeth's best songs.The solos are out of the world.

    a_fake_plastic_treeon January 09, 2005   Link
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    This was on Rude Awekenings. Purely amazing.

    rust in peaceon July 05, 2005   Link
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    Defently awsome, They could have rushed a hangar 18 number 2 and it would have been "just another sequal" but this song is great, best song on TWNAH, this song is basically about the aliens at hangar 18 coming alive and killing everybody

    Metal_Up_Ya_Ass_Jayon August 27, 2005   Link
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    Hangar 18 and Return To Hangar are two awesome Megadeth songs. These two songs inspired me to write a book about hangar 18 and the aliens coming alive and killing everyone. if anyone has any info on hangar 18 please tell me so that i can make my book more accurate. xanadu_caviary@yahoo.com

    rude_awakeningon March 20, 2006   Link
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    "a mighty wreck that once was proud" says it all.... "hanger 18" was a mighty fortress, where the military kept and studied aliens, now, many years later, its a desolite ruin of what it once was.... no longer a military strong place, but rather a destroyed army base now overrun by the very things it was built to imprison, aliens

    RegginaAmarantoon June 26, 2007   Link
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    OMFG! ORGASM!!!! This song should definetly be on GH 3

    Child In Timeon August 20, 2007   Link
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    My god I love this song even more than I love Hangar 18. The riffs are just that little bit heavier, making it completely awesome, and I love the idea of the aliens breaking out and exacting their revenge on the scientists who tortured and confined them. It needs no further unterpretation, it just plain rocks.

    Twitchy_Freakon September 06, 2007   Link
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    i like the first hangar 18 it's better!!!!!

    areejpeeranon August 21, 2008   Link

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