The seventh track from the influential "Rust in Peace" album, "Tornado of Souls" is a fan-favourite and is played at live shows regularly. Its guitar solo is considered to be one of lead guitarist Marty Friedman's best guitar solos.
"'Tornado of Souls' is about me getting out of a dysfunctional relationship. It has nothing to do with killing anybody." (Mustaine, 1993)
"When I finished the solo to this one, Mustaine came…
This morning I made the call
The one that ends it all
Hanging up I wanted to cry
But damn it this well's gone dry