The Conjuring

The Conjuring

The Conjuring is less a song than a simulation of a satanic ritual. The main character is the self-proclaimed devil’s henchman. Dave Mustaine included instrumental instructions for hexes inside the music. That’s right, The Conjuring has actual Black Magic in it.

The Conjuring appears on the second studio album from Megadeth, titled Peace Sells… But Who’s Buying?

The Conjuring Lyrics

Solo – Mustaine

Welcome to our sanguinary sect of worship
Feel at home in our black conventicle
As we anathematise
All those who oppose us
Don’t summon the Devil,
Don’t call the priest
If you need the strength,
The conjuring, obey!

Solo – Mustaine

Behold the flames rise
From the compass’ cardinal points
Burn the sacred oil
And with the ashes you’ll annoint

Arrange the symbols
Of the wizard, and magician
Light the candles,
Place the parchment paper in position
Between its leaves,
Place the lash from a black cat’s eye
A straw of a broom,
Fold, and burn and centralize

Don’t summon the Devil;
Don’t call the priest
If you need the strength,
Then conjure me

I am the Devil’s advocate,
A salesman if you will
You know my name, you know my name

I met your Father years ago,
I gave him what he’d please
He called my name, and you’ll do the same

I’m claiming what is mine by right,
It’s time to close the deal
You’re bought and sold, bought and sold

Come join me in my infernal depths,
Mephisto’s hall of fame
I’ve got your soul, I’ve got your soul
The conjuring

Solo – Mustaine


Music & Lyrics – Mustaine