Hangar 18 (song)

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"Hangar 18"
Single by Megadeth
from the album Rust in Peace
ReleasedFebruary 4, 1991 (1991-02-04)
GenreThrash metal
Length5:00
LabelCapitol Records
Songwriter(s)Dave Mustaine

"Hangar 18" is a song by American thrash metal band Megadeth. It is from the band's 1990 studio album Rust in Peace. The name is based off of Hangar 18 at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. Some people think that an alien flying craft was brought to Hangar 18 from Roswell, New Mexico, in 1947.

Sequel[change | change source]

A sequel to "Hangar 18", named "Return to Hangar", was put on Megadeth's ninth album The World Needs a Hero. The sequel is about the space aliens held in Hangar 18 coming to life and escaping.[1]

Awards[change | change source]

"Hangar 18" was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Metal Performance, but did not win.

References[change | change source]

  1. Beast, The. "Metal-Temple.com :: Dave Mustaine and Al Pitrelli (Megadeth) (Interview)". www.metal-temple.com. Retrieved 2022-09-23.