Ire

Released: 25/09/2015

01. Destroyer
<p>Destroy, destroy, destroy, destroy<br /> Destroyer</p> <p>We speak in lies, we speak in tongues<br /> We’ll see our damage done<br /> We live in dreams, we rest in peace<br /> Content to sleep in our chains<br /> Seven trumpets sound their discourse, nine circles of our devise<br /> Messages writ within our columns of fire<br /> No life blooms from the ashes of ire</p> <p>But our hearts beat faster, and our heads hang low<br /> Still we kneel for the masters<br /> Filthy pigs all in a row</p> <p>Black the sun<br /> Hide us from what we have become<br /> Black the sun<br /> Hide us from the monsters we’ve become</p> <p>Destroy, destroy, destroy, destroy</p> <p>We’re all addicts hooked into a toxic culture<br /> Infinite growth in a finite world<br /> Empires of gold return to sand<br /> As silver tongues rust beneath the guilt of man</p> <p>But our hearts beat weaker, and our heads now roll<br /> Still we crawl for the masters<br /> As we beg for the killing blow</p> <p>Black the sun<br /> Hide us from what we have become<br /> Black the sun<br /> Hide us from the monsters we’ve become</p> <p>We scar the earth to spite the sky<br /> Then burn the trees to feed our fires<br /> We are the blind leading the damned<br /> A wrecking ball<br /> In the hands of a mad man</p> <p>Destroy, destroy<br /> Destroyer<br /> Destroy, destroy<br /> Destroyer</p> <p>Black the sun<br /> Hide us from what we have become<br /> Black the sun<br /> Hide us from the monsters we’ve become</p>
02. Dying to Believe
<p>Like dragging nails through my skin</p> <p>Strip the scar, scratch the itch<br /> Dig your nails deep, until the nerve is good and raw<br /> Pulling teeth again, to pay for all your sins<br /> The blue pill or the red, all you want are enemies</p> <p>Feel the tension set to break<br /> We’ve swallowed more than we can take<br /> Like dragging nails through my skin</p> <p>Die, die, dying to believe<br /> This beast you resurrected won’t break its leash<br /> We’re die, die, dying to believe<br /> That the ghost of the ills of this world will<br /> Find you where you sleep</p> <p>We’ll find you where you sleep</p> <p>God complex, let’s start a war<br /> Whose prayers will you answer, whose will you ignore<br /> Paint it black and torn apart<br /> Baptised in hate to the beat of a hollow heart </p> <p>Feel the tension set to break<br /> We’ve swallowed more than we can take<br /> Like dragging nails through my skin</p> <p>Die, die, dying to believe<br /> This beast you resurrected won’t break its leash<br /> We’re die, die, dying to believe<br /> That the ghost of the ills of this world will<br /> Find you where you sleep</p> <p>We’ll find you where you sleep</p> <p>Because it’s a sick fucking world in a sick fucking time<br /> Splitting at the seams as you desecrate the hive<br /> The cancer’s in your heart<br /> The poison’s in your mind<br /> Forked tongue motherfucker tell me how the hell do you sleep at night</p> <p>How do you sleep at night</p> <p>Dying to believe</p> <p>Die, die, dying to believe<br /> This beast you resurrected won’t break its leash<br /> We’re die, die, dying to believe<br /> That the ghost of the ills of this world will<br /> Find you where you sleep</p>
03. Vice Grip
<p>A system of complete control<br /> The pressure builds<br /> It wraps its hands around your throat<br /> A constant battle<br /> A silent war of mind and soul</p> <p>Get up, get up<br /> One life, one shot, give it all you got<br /> Get up, get up</p> <p>Keep the flame alive</p> <p>Hope for the hopeless<br /> A light in the darkness<br /> Hope for the hopeless<br /> A light in, a light in the dark</p> <p>The chains set to break your soul<br /> Day by day<br /> You know the choice you have to make<br /> Freeze up and fade<br /> Or be the flame that lights the way</p> <p>Get up, get up<br /> One life, one shot, give it all you got<br /> Get up, get up</p> <p>Keep the flame alive</p> <p>Hope for the hopeless<br /> A light in the darkness<br /> Hope for the hopeless<br /> You’ve got one life, one shot<br /> Give it all you got</p> <p>Ill’s got a vice grip, like ice running down your spine<br /> This world, it’s got you in its sights</p> <p>Rise, rise<br /> It’s all or nothing<br /> Rise, rise<br /> It’s do or die<br /> Rise</p> <p>Get up, get up<br /> One life, one shot, give it all you got<br /> Get up, get up</p> <p>Keep the flame alive</p> <p>Hope for the hopeless<br /> A light in the darkness<br /> Hope for the hopeless<br /> A light in the dark<br /> We stand for the faithless and the broken<br /> Hope for the hopeless<br /> A light in, a light in the dark</p>
04. Crushed
<p>Brothers, my brothers<br /> Is this all that we are<br /> Sisters, my sisters<br /> We’ve been crushed by the fists of god</p> <p>Welcome to the free world<br /> Where nothing’s as it seems<br /> Tell me, can you find a cure<br /> When you can’t see, and you can’t feel the disease<br /> Can you seek a higher truth<br /> When you’re living on your knees<br /> Where freedom grows from blood soaked soil<br /> In the lands of hypocrisy</p> <p>Because if you can’t see the chains tell me what use is a key<br /> It’s cash, blood and oil, in the age of the refugee<br /> They’re trying to buy our minds, we ain’t selling<br /> Bang, bang, bang, hear they’re nailing down the coffins</p> <p>Cut the strings, feel your heart start<br /> Cut the cord<br /> Crack this code of silence<br /> All our lives in the hands of tyrants</p> <p>Crushed by the fists of god<br /> Crushed</p> <p>We’ve been crushed by the fists of god</p> <p>To the left I see the rats and to the right I see the snakes<br /> In my ear they’re whispering sweet sermons of cruel hate<br /> So do you buy the fear, or do you buy the lies<br /> Tell me, what will set us free<br /> Do we kneel before the crooked few<br /> Or do we bite the fucking hand that feeds</p> <p>When death casts no shadow and hope carries no weight<br /> Rise into the light and feel the shackles fade away<br /> They fear what we know<br /> We know how they break<br /> Bang, bang, bang, drop the hammer of conscience</p> <p>Cut the strings, feel your heart start<br /> Cut the cord<br /> Crack this code of silence<br /> All our lives</p> <p>Crushed by the fists of god<br /> Crushed</p> <p>We’ve been crushed by the fists of god</p> <p>We’re just waiting for the sky to fall<br /> Yeah I’m just waiting<br /> Feels like all our lives we’ve been waiting for the sky to fall<br /> Feels like all this time we’ve been</p> <p>Brothers, my brothers<br /> Is this all that we are<br /> Sisters, my sisters<br /> We’ve been </p> <p>Crushed by the fists of god</p> <p>Crushed by the fists of god<br /> Crushed</p>
05. Fractures
<p>The devil’s at our door</p> <p>The Bloodwoods shiver in the glare of summers haze<br /> Dust of ancient lands breathes beneath our feet<br /> Since the dawn of time, giver of life divine<br /> Shadowed by dark ruination, looming down the line</p> <p>The poisoned lies of narrow minds<br /> Now spread into the soul of life</p> <p>Bitter blight fractures life<br /> This call for change won’t be too late</p> <p>The devil’s at our door<br /> Selling fool’s gold and a miracle cure</p> <p>Hearts of fire unite and man their barricades<br /> Truth is overwhelming and yet<br /> Hollow men still talk in vain<br /> Sowing sickness, shifting focus away<br /> Setting in stone a future we cannot sustain</p> <p>We can’t quench our thirst on profits gained<br /> And we can’t turn back once it begins</p> <p>Bitter blight fractures life<br /> This call for change won’t be too late</p> <p>They poison the well and expect us to drink<br /> When the river runs dry only then<br /> Then will they see</p> <p>You can line your pockets, but you can’t buy back your soul<br /> These gates are locked, this future is not yours to own</p> <p>Bitter blight fractures life<br /> This call for change won’t be too late</p>
06. Writings on the Wall
<p>When you’re born in the dirt the only way to grow is up<br /> So we reach for the sun but it seems<br /> Every rung that you climb is another crooked line<br /> That you cross off the tally of your dreams<br /> Don’t step out of line kid, you learn it pretty fast<br /> Every face has its place in the crowd<br /> They’ll give you all the answers, so you don’t ask any questions<br /> Then they’ll march you with a smile into the ground</p> <p>And we all go to heaven in a little row boat</p> <p>So put your hands up, put your hands up<br /> If crawling for the scraps won’t ever be enough<br /> Put your hands up, put your hands up<br /> The writing’s on the wall, this ain’t ever gonna stop<br /> Put your hands up, put your hands up<br /> If crawling for the scraps won’t ever be enough<br /> Put your hands up, put your hands up<br /> We’ll fight until we die, this ain’t ever gonna stop</p> <p>This stray dog world, this sick sad place<br /> Got a belly full of maggots and disease<br /> Every apple here is rotten, every blessing is a curse<br /> Every word is a lie you best believe<br /> We take one step forward, then two steps back<br /> In a race to the bottom of the barrel<br /> They teach us how to fear<br /> They teach us how to hate<br /> Then they arm us and they march us off to hell</p> <p>And its left, left, left right left</p> <p>So put your hands up, put your hands up<br /> If crawling for the scraps won’t ever be enough<br /> Put your hands up, put your hands up<br /> The writing’s on the wall, this ain’t ever gonna stop<br /> Put your hands up, put your hands up<br /> If crawling for the scraps won’t ever be enough<br /> Put your hands up, put your hands up<br /> We’ll fight until we die, this ain’t ever gonna stop</p> <p>Because they came for our minds<br /> We said nothing<br /> They came for our hopes<br /> We said nothing<br /> They came for our souls<br /> And still we said nothing<br /> Now they’re coming for our lives<br /> So what’s it gonna take</p> <p>What’s it gonna take</p> <p>See how they run, see how they run</p> <p>So put your hands up, put your hands up<br /> If clawing for the scraps won’t ever be enough<br /> Put your hands up, put your hands up<br /> The writing’s on the wall, this ain’t ever gonna stop<br /> Put your hands up, put your hands up<br /> If clawing for the scraps won’t ever be enough<br /> Put your hands up, put your hands up<br /> We’ll fight until we die, this ain’t ever gonna stop</p>
07. Bottom Feeder
<p>I’ve heard enough<br /> No more, no more<br /> You’ve had your time in the sun<br /> Keep your head down kid, your fifteen seconds are done<br /> I know it hurts, I wanted it this way<br /> All these years, I’m still the voice you can’t destroy</p> <p>I know how this one ends<br /> Lying in the gutter spitting teeth at the sidewalk<br /> I know how this one ends<br /> So bite your tongue if you can’t tame it</p> <p>Let’s get this straight, while you’re listening<br /> In my world you count for nothing</p> <p>Bow<br /> You’ll be the one to<br /> Drown<br /> With the rats and the snakes<br /> Bow<br /> You’ll be the one to<br /> Drown</p> <p>Bottom feeder</p> <p>I’ve heard enough<br /> I’ve heard enough to know<br /> Who talks the talk, who walks the walk<br /> And who’s for fucking show<br /> I know it hurts, I know it cuts<br /> That i’m still standing<br /> I’m everything you’re fucking not</p> <p>I know how this one ends<br /> Running from the world as your lies begin to cave<br /> I know how this one ends<br /> Your hollow words make shallow graves</p> <p>Let’s get this straight, while you’re listening<br /> In my world you count for nothing</p> <p>Bow<br /> You’ll be the one to<br /> Drown<br /> With the rats and the snakes<br /> Bow<br /> You’ll be the one to<br /> Drown</p> <p>Bottom feeder</p> <p>See I feel no guilt, like I feel no pain, like I feel the fire running through my veins<br /> You can’t draw blood when my heart beats cold<br /> And I’ll take your word like I take your name<br /> An ego lost in the valley of self disdain<br /> Pride cometh before the fall<br /> And you’ll break as I watch it all collapse</p> <p>No mercy, No peace<br /> You can’t escape this beast</p> <p>You can’t escape now snap your neck to this</p> <p>No mercy<br /> No peace<br /> You fucking bottom feeder</p>
08. The Sound of Violence
<p>We cut our teeth on sadness<br /> We hunt our sorrows down<br /> We fought the nights so sleepless<br /> We made our beds on the cold hard ground<br /> Seasons come and go, traditions rise and fall<br /> We watch with hunter’s eyes<br /> We found the place to call our own</p> <p>What we have, we hunt<br /> What we kill, we keep<br /> Shadows never die<br /> Darkness never breaks</p> <p>You built your bastions of ivory and pride<br /> We see your gates, but do not knock<br /> We stay out in the wild</p> <p>What we have, we hunt<br /> What we kill, we keep<br /> Shadows never die<br /> Darkness never breaks</p> <p>This is the sound of violence<br /> These are the songs of war<br /> We are everything you fear<br /> And we’re clawing at the walls</p> <p>I see a kingdom of closed minds and shallow hearts<br /> So tell me this, would you fall in line<br /> Or rip it all apart</p> <p>What we have, we hunt<br /> What we kill, we keep<br /> Shadows never die<br /> Darkness never breaks</p> <p>This is the sound of violence<br /> These are the songs of war<br /> We are everything you fear<br /> And we’re clawing at the walls</p> <p>This is the hour of the wolf<br /> We’re clawing at the walls<br /> This is the hour of the wolf</p> <p>This is the sound of violence<br /> These are the songs of war<br /> We are everything you fear<br /> And we’re clawing at the walls</p>
09. Vicious
<p>Live, with your back to the wall<br /> The bigger they come, the harder they fall<br /> Live, with a heart made of stone<br /> Slings and arrows and broken bones</p> <p>One by one by one by one<br /> Kings rise and fall<br /> One by one by one by one<br /> Heavy lies this crown of bones</p> <p>Darkness behold<br /> This hell we call home</p> <p>Live, with the eyes of the beast<br /> Never the prey, the weak or the sheep<br /> Live, with the strength to believe<br /> Dead to the world, but we’ll haunt their dreams</p> <p>One by one by one by one<br /> Kings rise and fall<br /> One by one by one by one<br /> Heavy lies this crown of bones</p> <p>Darkness behold<br /> This hell we call home</p> <p>Burn it, burn it all<br /> Burn it all to ash</p> <p>Burn it all to ashes</p> <p>Darkness behold<br /> This hell we call home</p>
10. Dedicated
<p>Twelve years I’ve fought for this<br /> Twelve years, my heart still beats<br /> For the ones who’ve stood beside me<br /> Still strong<br /> You can’t break me</p> <p>Twelve years I’ve fought for this<br /> Twelve years, my heart still beats<br /> For the ones who’ve stood beside me<br /> Through the values that define me<br /> No compromise, no surrender<br /> These beliefs, they make me whole<br /> Never the breaker, promise keeper<br /> Remains the ethic instilled in me</p> <p>Never one to bite my tongue<br /> Never turn, never run<br /> I’ve seen with my own eyes<br /> The price of life and the cost of lies</p> <p>You can’t shut this down<br /> I still spit fire<br /> This truth rings loud<br /> You better listen up<br /> You<br /> Can’t<br /> You can’t break me</p> <p>Twelve years I’ve fought for this<br /> Twelve years, blood sweat and tears<br /> For my family here beside me<br /> True to the ethos held inside me</p> <p>Life pushes hard, you push back<br /> Time makes its mark, you gotta stand the test<br /> Every dog has its day<br /> We make it count<br /> We find our own way</p> <p>You can’t shut this down<br /> I still spit fire<br /> This truth rings loud<br /> You better listen up<br /> You<br /> Can’t<br /> You can’t break me</p> <p>Twelve years I’ve fought for this<br /> Twelve years, my heart still beats<br /> For the ones who’ve stood beside me<br /> Still strong motherfucker so step back</p> <p>Through blood, sweat, tears<br /> We’re still here</p> <p>Unbreakable</p>
11. A Deathless Song
<p>Let me beat in your heart<br /> Be your drum of war and love<br /> Let me hide in your arms<br /> Be my cage, my key, my lock</p> <p>Let our bones collide<br /> Until the light falls like anvils from our eyes<br /> When our dreams ignite<br /> Disappear in their fire</p> <p>Be my deathless song<br /> Fill my aching lungs</p> <p>Breathe your life into me<br /> Because I drown in your shadow<br /> Like salt in the rain<br /> If my fear is tomorrow<br /> Your memory’s the fight in my veins</p> <p>Let me beat in your heart<br /> Be your drum of war and love<br /> Let me hide in your arms<br /> Be my cage, my key, my lock</p> <p>Let our bones collide<br /> Until the light falls like anvils from our eyes<br /> When our dreams Ignite<br /> Disappear in their fire</p> <p>Be my open sky<br /> Fill these wild eyes</p> <p>Breathe your life into me<br /> Because I drown in your shadow<br /> Like salt in the rain<br /> If my fear is tomorrow<br /> Then your memory’s the fight in my veins</p>