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If I were alive
If I were real
Would you survive
What would you feel?
Heavy metal, heavy metal machine
Heavy metal, heavy metal machine
As sentimental as our broken dreams

Let me die for Rock n'Roll
Let me die to save my soul
Let me die, Let me die Rock n' Roll
Let the world forgive the past
Let all the girls kiss the boys at last
Let me go, Let me go Rock n'Roll

Heavy metal, heavy metal machine
Heavy metal, heavy metal machine
Heavy metal, In their metal machines
Heavy metal, heavy metal machine

If I were dead
Would my records sell?
Could you even tell
Is it just as well
Heavy metal, heavy metal machine
It's elemental to all the rust that it brings
Heavy metal, heavy metal machine

Let me die for Rock n'Roll
Let me die and save my soul
Let me go, Let me go Rock n'Roll

Let the world forgive the past
Let all the girls kiss the boys at last
Let me go, Let me go Rock n'Roll

Heavy metal, heavy metal machine
Heavy metal, A Heavy metal machine
We're the metal in their droning schemes
Heavy metal, heavy metal machine

Will I survive? Is it up to me?
Could you understand that it's not your to keep

Heavy metal, heavy metal machine
Heavy metal, heavy metal machine
Heavy metal, heavy metal machine
Heavy metal, heavy metal machine



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