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Angel of Death (4:52)

Written by guitarist Jeff Hanneman after he bought two books about Nazi physician Josef Mengele, famous for carrying out gruesome experiments in the concentration camp Auschwitz. For almost five minutes this song tells the horrifying tale of Mengele's exploits in the camp, never being afraid to leave anything out or taking sides. This in turn led to Slayer being accused of having Nazi sympathies, an accusation that…

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  • The greatest metal song ever written. That break at 1:38 never stops killing me
  • One of the Best fucking metal songs ever written takes me back to my teens 😜 \m/ 🔥
  • This is one of the best metal songs ever wrote, just hear those riff (especially those on the second verse after the first chorus) and these horrorful lyrics shouted divinely by Araya.
  • Best metal song ever made.
  • The best!!
  • live killa
  • One of the best songs in the realm of metal!
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