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1. Ten Thousand Fists (3:31)
2. Just Stop (3:44)
3. Guarded (3:20)
4. Deify (4:17)
5. Stricken (4:04)
6. I'm Alive (4:42)
7. Sons Of Plunder (3:48)
8. Overburden (5:57)
9. Decadence (3:23)
10. Forgiven (4:11)
11. Land Of Confusion (4:50)
12. Sacred Lie (3:05)
13. Pain Redefined (4:06)
14. Avarice (2:56)

 

01 TEN THOUSAND FISTS (3:31)

Survival
Survival

One more god damned day
When I know what I want and my want will be considered tonight
Considered tonight
Just another day when all that I want will mark me as a sinner tonight
I'm a sinner tonight, yeah

Evil can no longer cover their eyes
If this disturbs you then walk away
You will remember the night you were struck
By the sight of ten thousand fists in the air

Power unrestrained
Dead on the mark is what we will deliver tonight
Deliver tonight
Pleasure fused with pain, this triumph of the soul will make you shiver tonight
Will make you shiver tonight, yeah

Evil can no longer cover their eyes
If this disturbs you then walk away
You will remember the night you were struck
By the sight of ten thousand fists in the air

We are the ones that will open your mind
Leave the weak and the haunted behind
We are the ones that will open your mind
Leave the weak and the haunted behind
We are the ones that will open your mind
Leave the weak and the haunted behind
We are the ones that will open your mind
Leave the weak and the haunted behind

Evil can no longer cover their eyes
If this disturbs you then walk away
You will remember the night you were struck
By the sight of ten thousand fists in the air

Ten thousand fists in the air
Ten thousand fists in the air

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02 JUST STOP (3:44)

Just stop enough of the venomous critical comments on my life
Just stop the judgment and all of your pseudo involvement in my life
Sit back a moment, and look at the miracle starting in the light
Don't stop a moment, and let the incredible happen, knowing that

All that you want is to criticize
Something for nothing
And all that I want is forgiveness one more time
To be the best in the world

Just stop with all of your little deliberate problems with my life
Enough of all the crippling, terrible pain we feel inside
Step back a moment, remember how the miracle started in the light
Take back the torment, I'll only enjoy this moment knowing that

All that you want is to criticize
Something for nothing
And all that I want is forgiveness one more time
I know that all that we want is to feel inside
Some kind of comfort with all that we've done, we can hide
We'll be the best in the world

All I ever wanted was to be a real source of compassion
From the moment that we found ourselves drowning
And all I ever wanted was to be a real source of compassion
From the moment that we found ourselves drowning and

All that you want is to criticize
Something for nothing
And all that I want is forgiveness one more time
I know that all that we want is to feel inside
Some kind of comfort with all that we've done, we can hide
We'll be the best in the world
We'll be the best in the world
Just stop enough of the venomous critical comments on my life
Just stop the judgment and all of your pseudo involvement in my life

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03 GUARDED (3:20)

Guarding yourself from the love of another
Left you with nothing tonight
Why does it sound like the devil is laughing
Leaving me haunted tonight
You did decide

Now I want you, when you're gone
And now it's like you're holding something just in front of me

Well then, I can't allow this to become another
One of those times that I'm left in the cold, dead
There's no compromise
Just another tie I know I need to sever

Guarding yourself from the love of another
Left you with nothing tonight
Why does it sound like the devil is laughing
Leaving me haunted tonight
You did decide

Ever haunted by the trappings of this life
Sweet redemption just in front of me
Well now, it seems once again that I've lost another
One of the ones that have broke through the wall, damned
Fate won't compromise
I have sold my soul and now the devil's laughing
You did decide

You were bold and strong and ready to begin your life
All for nothing, you were sacrificed
You began alone, and so it will be when you die
All for nothing, will you be remembered
You did decide

Guarding yourself from the love of another
Left you with nothing tonight
So now you know why the devil is laughing
He left you with nothing tonight
You did decide

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04 DEIFY (4:17)

{Anti-Bush Babble}

All my devotion betrayed
I am no longer afraid
I was too blinded to see
How much you've stolen from me

You want to know why I feel so horrified
I let my innocence die
You want to know why I can't be pacified
You made me bury something
I won't be sleeping tonight

I only wanted the missing link
Now I've been labeled a renegade
It seems so clear now what I must do
You're no immortal, I won't let them

Deify you
They view you as the new messiah
Deify you
Renew belief in some demented man

You want to know why it seems the passion's died
We've all been living this lie
You want to know why my will's been fortified
You've made me hunger again
Good luck sleeping tonight

I only wanted the missing link
Now I've been labeled a renegade
It seems so clear now what I must do
You're no immortal, I won't let them

Deify you
They view you as the new messiah
Deify you
Renew belief in some demented man

All my devotion betrayed
I am no longer afraid
(All my devotion betrayed)
(I am no longer afraid)
(I was too blinded to see)

How much you've stolen from me
(I was too blinded to see)
(All my devotion betrayed)
(I am no longer afraid)
(I was too blinded to see)

How much you've stolen from me

Deify you
They view you as the new messiah
Deify you
Renew belief in some demented man

Deify you
(All my devotion betrayed)
They view you as the new messiah
(I am no longer afraid)
Deify you
(I was too blinded to see)
Renew belief in some demented man
(How much you've stolen from me)

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05 STRICKEN (4:04)

You walk on like a woman in suffering
Won't even bother now to tell me why
You come alone, letting all of us savor the moment
Leaving me broken, another time

You come on like a blood stained hurricane
Leave me alone, let me be this time
You carry on like a holy man pushing redemption
I don't want to mention, the reason I know

That I am stricken and can't let you go
When the heart is cold, there's no hope and we know
That I am crippled by all that you've done
Into the abyss will I run

You don't know what your power has done to me
I want to know if I'll heal inside
I can't go on, with a holocaust about to happen
Seeing you laughing, another time

You'll never know how your face has haunted me
My very soul has to bleed this time
Another hole in the wall of my inner defenses
Leaving me breathless, the reason I know

That I am stricken and can't let you go
When the heart is cold, there's no hope and we know
That I am crippled by all that you've done
Into the abyss will I run

Into the abyss will I run

You walk on like a woman in suffering
Won't even bother now to tell me why
You come alone, letting all of us savor the moment
Leaving me broken, another time

You come on like a blood stained hurricane
Leave me alone, let me be this time
You carry on like a holy man pushing redemption
I don't want to mention, the reason I know

That I am stricken and can't let you go
When the heart is cold, there's no hope and we know
That I am crippled by all that you've done
Into the abyss will I run
Into the abyss will I run
I can't let you go

Yes I am stricken and can't let you go

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06 I'M ALIVE (4:42)

Never again will I be dishonored
And never again will I be reminded
We're living within the world of the jaded
They killed inspiration, it's my obligation

To never again, allow this to happen
Where do I begin, the choices are endless
Denying the sin, my art, my redemption
I carry the torch of my fathers before me

The thing I treasure most in life cannot be taken away
There will never be a reason why I will surrender to your advice
To change myself, I'd rather die
Lonely, we'll not understand
I will make the greatest sacrifice
You can't predict where the outcome lies
You'll never take me alive
I'm alive
I'm alive
I'm alive

Danger, then, cannot be considered
I rage again, dispelling my anger
Where do I begin, the choices are endless
My art, my redemption, my only salvation
I carry the gift that I have been blessed with
My soul is adrift in notions of madness
Repairing the rift that you have created
I am not alone, brothers, give me your arms now

The thing I treasure most in life cannot be taken away
There will never be a reason why I will surrender to your advice
To change myself, I'd rather die
Lonely, we'll not understand
I will make the greatest sacrifice
You can't predict where the outcome lies
You'll never take me alive

I'm no slave, are you feeling brave
Or have you gone out of your mind
No more games, it won't feel the same
If I hold my anger inside

There's no meaning, my soul is bleeding
I've had enough of your kind
One suggestion, use your discretion
Before you label me blind

The thing I treasure most in life cannot be taken away
There will never be a reason why I will surrender to your advice
To change myself, I'd rather die
Lonely, we'll not understand
I will make the greatest sacrifice
You can't predict where the outcome lies
You'll never take me alive
I'm alive
I'm alive
I'm alive
I'm alive
I'm alive
I'm alive
I'm alive
I'm alive

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07 SONS OF PLUNDER (3:48)

Tell me you like it
Tell me you like it

You say you've found yourself a new sound
The shit's loaded and they're ready to go
A bit too much just like the old sound
Already heard it for the hundredth time

One hundred more, another same sound
Running them off of the machine that you know
It sounds sublime, they're breaking new ground
They should have another hit this time

Come on, you should just leave it alone
It doesn't have any soul
Just find a thing of your own
And stop pretending to know

As the countless numbers hunger for world wild renown
All the pimping sons of plunder will roll up their sleeves
All searching for the answers they don't even care to know
Give it to me, give it to me, you like that?

I'm still surrounded by the new sound
I've had enough and I'm ready to go
A strangle hold throughout the world now
The new obsession will fade in time

A thin reminder of the past now
All convoluted, hardly ready to go
Their whines and moans will never last now
I think you've given us our fill this time

Come on, you should just leave it alone
It doesn't have any soul
Just find a thing of your own
And stop pretending to know

As the countless numbers hunger for world wild renown
All the pimping sons of plunder will roll up their sleeves
All searching for the answers they don't even care to know
Give it to me, give it to me, you like that?

As it's blown apart, hundreds throw away
Makes me question just what I believe
Brothers throw apart, mindless drones enslaved
Makes me search for an answer I don't want to know
It's like a plague from below
Killing all that I know
One hundred voices the same
Drench their sorrow in flame

As the countless numbers hunger for world wild renown
All the pimping sons of plunder will roll up their sleeves
All searching for the answers they don't even care to know
Give it to me, give it to me

As the countless numbers hunger for world wild renown
All the pimping sons of plunder will roll up their sleeves
All searching for the answers they don't even care to know
Give it to me, give it to me, you like that?

Tell me you like it
Tell me you like it
Tell me you like it
Tell me you like it

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08 OVERBURDENED (5:57)

[Fate is so unkind]
[Now I should have known]
[Blind leading the blind]
[Reaping what I've sown]
[If it all amounts to nothing]
[Why, why am I standing in this line?]

Hell is still overburdened
I must stand and wait in line
I may never know for certain
When will be my time

How was I considered evil
Pleasures taken in this life
Someone granted me reprieval
Decades spent in strife

Led to nothing
Repeated in my mind
Led to nothing
If only I was born another time

Hell is still overburdened
I must stand and wait in line
Hell is still overburdened
How have I been so determined malign?

It's the closing of the curtain
In the play that was my life
Countless chapters left unopened
Tragedies inside

I was fighting for a reason
Holy blessed homicide
Seems I have committed treason
All I've sacrificed

Led to nothing
Repeated in my mind
Led to nothing
If only I was born another time

Hell is still overburdened
I must stand and wait in line
Hell is still overburdened
How I have been so determined malign?

Hell is still overburdened
I must stand and wait in line
Hell is still overburdened
How I have been so determined malign?

Fate is so unkind
Now I should have known
Blind leading the blind
Reaping what I've sown
If it all amounts to nothing
Why then, am I standing in this line?

Hell is still overburdened
I must stand and wait in line
Hell is still overburdened
How I have been so determined malign?
Hell is still overburdened
I must stand and wait in line
Hell is still overburdened
How I have been so determined malign?

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09 DECADENCE (3:23)

Say, yes they know that you've hurt yourself another time
Don't they know that you're full of pain already
Yes they know that you've hurt yourself another time
Decadence isn't easy, is it?

Yes they know that you've hurt yourself another time
Don't they know that you're full of pain already?
Yes they know that you've hurt yourself another time
Decadence isn't easy

Then you slowly recall all your mind
Why your soul's gone cold, and all hope has run dry
Dead inside, never enough to forget that you're one of the lonely
Slowly recall all your mind

Say, yes they know that you've hurt yourself another time
Don't they know that you're full of pain already?
Yes they know that you've hurt yourself another time
Decadence isn't easy, is it?
Yes they know that you've hurt yourself another time
Don't they know that you're full of pain already?
Yes they know that you've hurt yourself another time
Decadence isn't easy

Then you slowly recall all your mind
Why your soul's gone cold, and all hope has run dry
Dead inside, never enough to forget that you're one of the lonely
Slowly recall all your mind

We must scare you now, don't run from me
I've been hiding my pain, you see
Said if I scare you now, don't run from me
I've been hiding my pain, you see

Slowly recall all your mind
Why your soul's gone cold, and all hope has run dry
Dead inside, never enough to forget that you're one of the lonely
Slowly recall all your mind, you slowly recall all your mind

Say, yes they know that you've hurt yourself another time
Don't they know that you're full of pain already?
Yes they know that you've hurt yourself another time
Decadence isn't easy, is it?

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10 FORGIVEN (4:11)

Forgiven to me, you're forgiven to me
You're just another dead man living to me
Forgiven to me, you're forgiven to me
How can you let a dead man live

Forgiven to me, you're forgiven to me
You're just another dead man living to me
Forgiven to me, you're all giving to me
How can you let a dead man live

Forgiven to me, you're forgiven to me
You're just another nightmare walking to me
You were driven to me
Now you're given to me
How can I let a nightmare live

To be purified in fire
Anesthetic for the pain
As the final words erupt from your mouth
Who will remember your name

Forgiven to me, you're forgiven to me
You're just another dead man living to me
Forgiven to me, you're all giving to me
How can you let a dead man live

Forgiven to me, you're forgiven to me
You're just another nightmare walking to me
You were driven to me
Now you're given to me
No longer will the nightmare live

To be purified in fire
Anesthetic for the pain
As the final words erupt from your mouth
Who will remember your name

Walking the line that the world has drawn
Fighting for balance alone in the dark
Will you carry the burden the world has grown
Will you destroy everything in your sight
You alone can give this one more try
You alone will bury me tonight

To be purified in fire
Anesthetic for the pain
As the final words erupt from your mouth
Who will remember you now
Who will remember your name
Remember your name
Remember your name
(Forgiven to me, you're forgiven to me)
Remember your name
(Forgiven to me, you're forgiven to me)

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11 LAND OF CONFUSION (4:50)

I must have dreamed a thousand dreams
Been haunted by a million screams
But I can hear the marching feet
They're moving into the street

Now, did you read the news today
They say the danger has gone away
But I can see the fire's still alight
They're burning into the night

There's too many men, too many people
Making too many problems
And there's not much love to go around
Can't you see this is the land of confusion

This is the world we live in
And these are the hands we're given
Use them and let's start trying
To make it a place worth living in

Oh, Superman, where are you now
When everything's gone wrong somehow
The men of steel, these men of power
Are losing control by the hour

This is the time, this is the place
So we look for the future
But there's not much love to go around
Tell me why this is the land of confusion

This is the world we live in
And these are the hands we're given
Use them and let's start trying
To make it a place worth living in

I remember long ago
When the sun was shining
And all the stars were bright, all through the night
In the wake of this madness, as I held you tight
So long ago

I won't be coming home tonight
My generation will put it right
We're not just making promises
That we know we'll never keep

There's too many men, too many people
Making too many problems
And there's not much love to go round
Can't you see this is the land of confusion

Now this is the world we live in
And these are the hands we're given
Use them and let's start trying
To make it a place worth fighting for

This is the world we live in
And these are the names we're given
Stand up and let's start showing
Just where our lives are going to

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12 SACRED LIE (3:05)

My conviction is stronger today
As I fight to uncover your sacred lie
And the fear isn't going away as the soldiers still die
Let your followers know that their lives have been sold
For the good of your sacred lie
For the truth to be told and the plan to unfold
We must start asking why

Don't you know the war is far from over now
What a stumbling block we've fallen over now
As our brothers die defending no one
The war is far from over now

Liberation, a moral charade
For the cause is a part of your sacred lie
Damnation a moment away in all the world's eyes
It's the doom of us all, we give in to control
For the sake of your sacred lie
Complications abound
You'll get used to the sound of alarms in your lie

Don't you know the war is far from over now
What a stumbling block we've fallen over now
As our brothers die defending no one
The war is far from over now

Give us a moment of peace in our lifetime
Give us a moment of peace in our lifetime
Give us a moment of peace in our lifetime
Give us a moment of peace in our lifetime
Give us a moment of peace in our lifetime
Give us a moment of peace in our lifetime
Give us a moment of peace in our lifetime
Give us a moment of peace right now

Don't you know the war is far from over now
What a stumbling block we've fallen over now
As our brothers die defending no one
The war is far from over now
Don't you know the war is far from over now
What a stumbling block we've fallen over now
As our brothers die defending no one
The war is far from over now

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13 PAIN REDEFINED (4:06)

Fading, falling, lost in forever
Will I find a way to keep it together
Am I strong enough to last through the weather in the hurricane of my life
Can it be a conscious decision
That I look for ways to alter my vision
Am I speeding towards another collision in the alleyways of my life

Memories don't lie
You know better than
Memories don't lie
You know better than
Memories don't lie
You know better than
Those who have fallen in

Memories don't lie
You know better than
Memories don't lie
You know better than
Memories don't lie
You know better than
Those who have fallen in

Please believe me
Did my eyes deceive me
Don't stand me up
Just leave me
I have fallen again
This is the end
Pain redefined

Shaking, burning up with the fever
In the realm of pain, I am the deceiver
I will lie to myself, so I can believer her
As she disassembles my life
I cannot dispel the illusion
All my hopes and dreams are drowned by confusion
Can I find a way to make a solution that will reconfigure my life

Memories don't lie
You know better than
Memories don't lie
You know better than
Memories don't lie
You know better than
Those who have fallen in

Memories don't lie
You know better than
Memories don't lie
You know better than
Memories don't lie
You know better than
Those who have fallen in

Please believe me
Did my ears deceive me
Don't stand me up
Just leave me
I have fallen again
This is the end
Pain redefined

And I know that stillness shatters
We have all been frightened by the sound
Of footsteps on the pavement of our lives
I stand and fight
I'm not afraid to die
Elochai, bury me tonight

Please believe me
That the world deceives me
Don't stand me up
Just leave
I have fallen again
This is the end
Pain redefined

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14 AVARICE (2:56)

Politics and people
All one and the same
Satan hides behind a different name

Take these chains away
Free my hands from bondage
Cant explain away
Avarice will kill you in time

Violent upheaval
Cities drenched in flame
Wickedness we know we can contain

Take these chains away
Free my hands from bondage
Cant explain away
Avarice will kill you in time

Who will we murder now
See what we are becoming
An onyx veil that filters out the light
I'll savor this anger
My hate makes me stronger

Free my hands from bondage
Take these chains away
Running from destruction
Avarice will kill you in time
Kill you in time

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