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Cyber Army Holiday Lyrics Contest 2018 Winners!

Congratulations to Andrew Halleen of East Peoria, IL on winning 1st place in the Megadeth Cyber Army Holiday Lyrics Contest with his Megadeth version of "The Crystals' "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town"! Andrew has won a Megadeth Peace Sells...But Who's Buying? 180-Gram Translucent Purple Vinyl LP signed by Dave Mustaine & David Ellefson. See Andrew's winning entry below.

To the tune of The Crystals' "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town"

[spoken]

Jimmy, I just came back from a lovely trip to Hangar 18
Cranked some heavy metal from a band so obscene
I called on dear ol’ Rattlehead to see what I could see
Took me to his studio and told his plans to me…
Megadeth is a heavy band, with riffs that really slay,
There’s millions of heads to bang from Jersey to L.A.
Loading up their axes ‘cause they’ve got shows to play,
They’ll set out on the Killing Road, as the song goes they say…

[sung]

So raise your fist and bang your head,
Get a t-shirt and spend your bread,
Megadeth is coming to town
Megadeth is coming to town
Megadeth is coming to town

Dave’s making a set and checking it twice
Fifteen songs would really suffice…
Megadeth is coming to town
Megadeth is coming to town
Megadeth is coming to town

I hope they play “Sleepwalker”
Or maybe “Wake Up Dead”,
I could name a hundred more
And they’ll all bang my head!

So raise your fist and bang your head,
Get a t-shirt and spend your bread,
Megadeth is coming to town
Megadeth is coming to town
Megadeth is coming to town

With Jackson Bass and Dean Guitar
Blazing riffs will really go far
Pronouncing Kiko’s last name, I haven’t a clue
Dirk’s a monster, can’t forget him too…
Megadeth is coming to town
Megadeth is coming to town
Megadeth is coming to town

Then the kids of Devil’s Island will have a Conjuring,
Bestowed with the Five Magics, they’ll all be conquering
So raise your fist and bang your head,
Get a t-shirt and spend your bread,
Megadeth is coming to town
Megadeth is coming to town
Megadeth is coming to town

Megadeth is coming to town

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Eric Mach of Garland, TX takes 2nd place with his Megadeth version of "Frosty the Snowman" and wins a Megadeth 25th Anniversary Peace Sells...But Who's Buying? Special Edition 2-CD Set signed by Dave Mustaine! See Eric's winning entry below.

To the tune of... "Frosty the Snowman"

Vic, the rattlehead
Is a mean and infectious soul
With the skull that is beneath the skin
Even death shall fear his toll.

Vic, the rattlehead
He'll hear not what they say
Bones that form an "X"
The symbol demands respect.

There must have been some magic in those metal caps Dave found
For when they placed it on Vic's head
He began to thrash around.

Ohh
Vic, the rattlehead
Is iconic as he could be
By metal heads' breath
He is "Loved to Deth"
Just the same from you and me.

Rattle your head (head)
Rattle your head (head)
Look at Megadeth Flow.

Rattle your head (head)
Rattle your head (head)
We are the rattleheads, go!

Ohh
Vic, the rattlehead
Knew the show was packed today
So he stood in the crowd, up tall and so proud
And began to thrash away.

Down to the last song
With the world within his hands
Moving here and there, moshing around the square
So "stop" him if you can.

He led them to the pits of Deth
Where the moshers heads will throb
And he never paused a moment then
Because no one will holler "Stop!"

Mmm, Megadeth
Legendary still today
Waving goodbye, after the show's last cry
They'll always be back some day!

Rattle your head (head)
Rattle your head (head)
Look at Megadeth flow.

Rattle your head (head)
Rattle your head (head)
We are the rattleheads, go!

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