Crash Course in Brain Surgery is the fourth track from 1998's album Garage, Inc. second disc. It was written by Burke Shelley, Tony Bourge and Ray Phillips, with a length of 3:08.
Metallica just played this song live once, on August 20, 1987, in London (England). It doesn't appear in any other single released by the band.
Look inside and you will see The words are cutting deep inside my brain Thunder burnin' quickly burning Knife of words is driving me insane, insane yeah Raven black is on my track He shows me how to neutralize the knife Show to me in surgery The art of fighting words to conquer life, conquer Life yeah Now the wicked lance of fear Is driving from my heady mountain brain Crash course in brain surgery Has stopped the bloody knife of words again yeah, Yeah, yeah