“This one's pretty interesting. We came up with it in parts, and then when we worked with Gil in the studio, we figured out the bridge and end part where I switch to ride and there's a cool guitar lead.
“We might have changed the timing on it from the way it originated to the finished version. I recall there being a lot of thought put into the tempo – I think it was a little faster at first, and then we slowed it down a little, which seemed to suit it just fine.
“I was always impressed by Charles’ singing here, just the way he screams ‘Dead!’, he’s so intense. When we play the song live, he really lets go. He's careful, tough. He does vocal warm-ups backstage before we go on. He knows this is one of those songs that can wreck his voice.”