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"Peace Sells" is from the album Peace Sells… but Who's Buying?, written by Dave Mustaine. VH1 has ranked it as #11 on their list of the 40 greatest metal songs of all time.

The opening bassline was also used as the theme for MTV News. Accotding to the Peace Sells Songfacts, Dave Mustaine never received any royalties from MTV for their use of the song. Lyrically, it deals with disillusion, Cold War politics, and military combat, all recurring themes in… read more

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  • Pure Mustaine genius
  • Good song
  • Metal blueprint. Timeless bassline and riff !
  • Dave Mustaine walks in to the supermarket.... "Can you put a price on peas?"
  • Peace is too expensive.
  • Better than shitty Linkin Piss bande. (I meant Linkin Park bande)
  • Better than Angel of Death, Madhouse, Battery, One, Raining Blood, Creeping Death )
  • Tell me something... it's still we the people, right?
  • Sick, sick, sick, sick, sick, sick, sick, sick, sick, sick, sick!! "This Song Is One Of A Million Reasons Why Megadeth Is Better Than Metallica" < That's a bit of a stretch though...

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