Arch Enemy

Khaos Legions tracks

Lyrics

1. KHAOS OVERTURE

From the ashes of a corrupt undying world
They raise like a phoenix
A godless entity
They are the Khaos Legions




2. YESTERDAY IS DEAD AND GONE

The fire's inside us tonight
These bridges will burn so bright
Tomorrow there's no life
No more power 's chains

Reaching for the life beyond
We will rise to the dark again
Ready to fight for what we believe to be right
Yesterday is dead and gone

Breaking the chains
Shaking the cage

Heed our war cry
Let there be no doubt
We walked out
This is reckoning time

We are standing in the flames
Reaching for the sky
Fight to the end
Yesterday is dead and gone

Under a blood red sky
Our voice will be heard
In a world

Where compassion is lost
You try to control us
This is so absurd
Freedom will be won at any cost

Breaking the chains
Shaking the cage

Heed our war cry
Let there be no doubt
We walked out
This is reckoning time

We are standing in the flames
Reaching for the sky
Fight to the end
Yesterday is dead and gone...

...Yesterday is dead and gone...

Breaking the chains
Shaking the cage
Hear our war cry
Let there be no doubt
We walked out
This is reckoning time...

...This is reckoning time...

...Yesterday is dead and gone...




3. BLOODSTAINED CROSS

Gripping you start to believe
All danger trust
In the end there is no relief
falling
You're breeding thorns

Cut off from the
The door is about to slam shut
Armageddon, drawing near
As darkness, it comes
You all fall
All the players in this world
Won’t help you now

You deceived that he believed
In the bloodstained cross
You deceived that he believed
In the bloodstained cross

Thy honour truth in humanity
Forced to
From the weak
Innocent views
Tried to me
Shall inherit the meak

Cut off from the
The door is about to slam shut
Armageddon, drawing near
As darkness, it comes
You all fall
All the players in this world
Won’t help you now

You deceived that he believed
In the bloodstained cross
You deceived that he believed
In the bloodstained cross

You deceived that he believed
In the bloodstained cross
You deceived that he believed
In the bloodstained cross

All the players in this world
Won't help you now




4. UNDER BLACK FLAGS WE MARCH

Your hate is our trigger
Revolution now
The more we have to suffer
The more we will fight

With Our Fists up in the air!

Legions marching - Ready to fire
These streets will burn - Let the black flag rise
Legions marching - Ready to fire
Empires of corruption - Crash and fall

Under black flags we march...

The voice of rebellion - Calls your name
Servants of the truth - Are standing tall

With Our Fists up in the air!

Legions marching - Ready to fire
These streets will burn - Let the black flag rise
Legions marching - Ready to fire
Empires of corruption - Crash and fall

Legions marching - Ready to fire
These streets will burn - Let the black flag rise
Legions marching - Ready to fire
Empires of corruption - Crash and...




5. NO GODS, NO MASTERS

Here I am, back to the wall,
I picked the fight against the time,
Free at last I go my own way,
I will resist them, till the day I die,
I am who I am; my time has come.

I am who I am, take it or leave it,
A rebel at heart,
No gods, no masters,
My time has come.

There is no second place,
No perfect world,
Your head is whole,
Freedom in your heart,
Be strong; take this chance,
Make your way; a better future comes.
I am who I am; my time has come.

I am who I am, take it or leave it,
A rebel at heart,
No gods, no masters,
My time has come.
No gods, no masters.

What doesn’t kill us make us stronger.
Locked and loaded ready to strike,
You stand loud and proud, united as one.

I am who I am, take it or leave it,
A rebel at heart,
No gods, no masters,
My time has come.




6. CITY OF THE DEAD

In this city of broken dreams
Monuments of death arise
This is the Necropolis
Where the nameless live and breathe

Rotten tombs of ancient kings
Days of glory are gone
A mockery to the living souls
Confined in darkness

Trapped inside these walls
Between their father's bones
Stillborn to this world
All their hopes are lost

Doomed to live on a burial ground
An empty shrine their home
The poorest of society
Find some shelter but no peace

Children play between the stones
Laughter echoes from the walls
Their cradle of innocent joy
Will be their grave of sorrow

Trapped inside these walls
Between their father's bones
Stillborn to this world
All their hopes are lost

No safety, no dignity, no light, no justice,
No future, no home and nowhere to go
Their misery, frustration, anger, depression,
Sadness, madness will drown in hatred

Trapped inside these walls
Between their father's bones
Stillborn to this world
All their hopes are lost




7. THROUGH THE EYES OF A RAVEN

Broken bodies stiff from storms
Our spirits scarred to ice
The only witness left alive
The raven and its staring eyes

Taste the blood
Hear their cries
Horrifying genocide
We lost our paradise

Through the eyes of the raven
See the slaughter, your crimes
They will remember
And so shall I

When I die
Let the ravens fly
Let my body lie
Under snow and blood

The wolves of war at your throat
Leave nothing but severed bones
Scattered upon battlefields
Life is the price you pay

He who is proud is not for long
He who is brave will be destroyed
Your murder a heavy crown
Layered with thorns of shame

Through the eyes of the raven
See the slaughter, your crimes
They will remember
And so shall I

When I die
Let the ravens fly
Let my body lie
Under snow and blood
(2x)




8. CRUETLY WITHOUT BEAUTY

Disinfected torture chamber
A scientific abattoir
Their death is the price of your progress
If these walls could talk, they'd scream

No empathy
No dignity

Cruelty without beauty
Cruelty without beauty

Archaic rhetoric your weak defense
Your victims have no choice, no voice
Look in their eyes, does it still make sense?
A plastic bag their burial gown

No empathy
No dignity

Cruelty without beauty
Cruelty without beauty




A legacy of evil you preserve
Their blood cannot be washed clean
In my eyes their brutal fate you deserve
In your dreams you will hear them scream




9. WE ARE A GODLESS ENTITY

(Instrumental)




10. CULT OF CHAOS

Chaos is creation
A swirling mass of atoms and ideas
Natural selection the sculptor of all life

Survival of the fittest, all your tall tales are dead
We are legion, one will and one heartbeat

This is anarchy
We are a godless entity

There are many ways to die
But only one way to live
Let the cult of chaos reign
Be as free as you can be

Confusion, diffusion, your system in turmoil
Disillusion, revolution, the storm to cleanse this world
False prophets, propaganda
Speak in tongues and dead words
'Til the fangs of reality
Will sink into their throats

This is anarchy
We are a godless entity

There are many ways to die
But only one way to live
Let the cult of chaos reign
Be as free as you can be

There will be dead silence and then a new beginning
Let the cult of chaos reign

There are many ways to die
But only one way to live
Let the cult of chaos reign
Be as free as you can be
(2x)




11. THORNS IN MY FLESH

Liar, liar
Conceal the truth
Silver tongue with a serpent smile

Bigot, betrayer
Master of deceit
With your own interest at heart

When it all came to light
Innocence was lost
How do you sleep at night
Lost trust, turned to dust

All for one, one for all
Did not apply to you
An intricate web of lies
As the wheels kept on turning

No more thorns in my flesh
No more chains hold me down
I control my destiny

Liar, liar
Conceal the truth
Silver tongue with a serpent smile

Bigot, betrayer
Master of deceit
With your own interest at heart

When it all came to light
Innocence was lost
How do you sleep at night
Lost trust, turned to dust

No more thorns in my flesh
No more chains hold me down
I control my destiny

No more thorns in my flesh
No more chains hold me down
I control my destiny




12. TURN TO DUST

(Instrumental)




13. VENGEANCE IS MINE

Infestation
Of spirit and flesh

Indignation
Is all you left me with

Domination
Your ultimate goal

Transmigration
You will lose control

I will rise up and prove you wrong
I have been waiting in the shadows for too long

The gates are opening - My true self unleashed

Laceration
Of my mind and soul

Alteration
Your truth is full of lies

Liberation
Sweet revenge is mine

Devastation
You will burn in my hell

I will rise up and prove you wrong
I have been waiting in the shadows for too long

The gates are opening - My true self unleashed

Vengeance is mine!

The gates are opening - My true self unleashed




14. SECRETS

I've got a secret - I just can't tell
I have created my own hell
If you knew what I know
It would change your perfect world

Locked the vault - Thrown away the key
My lips are forever sealed
Buried in a place you'll never see
This secret dies with me

Don't ask me - For I cannot tell
Words can kill - Sharp as a blade of steel

Skeletons of the past...

This burden, this pain
Were all these tears in vain?
Memories of the past return
This one is going with me to the grave

It is beating me up inside
To that I must confess
Secret weighing down my soul
Until I draw my very last breath

Don't ask me - For I cannot tell
Words can kill - Sharp as a blade of steel

Skeletons of the past...
Skeletons of the past...

Skeletons of the past...
Skeletons of the past...




15. THE ZOO

The job is done and I go out
Another boring day
I leave it all behind me now
So many worlds away

I meet my girl, she's dressed to kill
And all we gonna do
Is walk around to catch the thrill
On streets we call the zoo

[Chorus:]
We eat the night, we drink the time
Make our dreams come true
And hungry eyes are passing by
On streets we call the zoo

Enjoy the zoo
And walk down 42nd Street
You Gonna be excited too
And you will feel the heat

[Chorus] (x2)




16. SNOW BOUND

(No lyrics available)




DISC 2

1. WARNING

They stand on the outside looking in
They stand on the outside looking in
They stand on the outside and feed you shit
They stand on the outside and feed you shit.

They keep you in the dark
Poison poison poison your mind.

There is no truth in what they say
There is no truth in what they say
Propaganda and lies
Propaganda and lies.

They keep you in the dark
Poison poison poison your mind.

They stand on the outside looking in
They stand on the outside looking in
They stand on the outside and feed you shit
They stand on the outside and feed you shit.

They keep you in the dark
Poison poison poison your mind.

There is no truth in what they say
There is no truth in what they say
Propaganda and lies
Propaganda and lies.

They keep you in the dark
Poison poison poison your mind.




2. WINGS OF TOMORROW

You must be dreaming
Or going out of your mind
There's no way of changing
The world over one night.

Maybe you need to recover
From all the things you've been through
Maybe you need to discover
That it ain't much left to do.

Ride, ride, ride the wings of tomorrow
Ride, ride, ride to change the world.

You feel sorry for the nation of 1984
And it cuts you like a razor
'Cause you've seen it all before.

You've seen one war after another
So many lifes on the line
You must take care of one another
Or it's the end of time.

Ride, ride, ride the wings of tomorrow
Ride, ride, ride to change the world
To change the world

Yehaaaaaaaaaaa.

You must be dreaming
Or going out of your mind
There's no way of changing
The world over one night.

Maybe you need to recover
From all the things you've been through
Maybe you need to discover
That it ain't much left to do.

Ride, ride, ride the wings of tomorrow
Ride, ride, ride to change the world.

Ride, ride, ride the wings of tomorrow
Ride, ride, ride to change the world.




3. THE OATH

Like a blade of a sword I am forged in flame
Fiery hot.
Tempered steel fire-bright to the night I take
I fear not.
Now compelled by something I cannot see
I go forth surrendering to history.

Your glory, I swear I ride for thee
Your power, I trust it rides with me
Your servant, I am and ever shall I be.

Through a dream
I have a come to an ancient door
Lost in the mist.
I have been there a hundred times or more
Pounding my fists.
Now inside, the fire of the ancient burns
A boy goes in and suddenly a man returns.

Your glory, I swear I ride for thee
Your power, I trust it rides with me
Your servant, I am and ever shall I be.

I gave my word and gained a key
I gave my heart and set it free
There's no turning back from this odyssey
Because I feel so alive suddenly
And I wonder, is this really me?

Like a blade of a sword I am forged in flame
Fiery hot.
Tempered steel fire-bright to the night I take
I fear not.
Now compelled by something I cannot see
I go forth surrendering to history.

Your glory, I swear I ride for thee
Your power, I trust it rides with me
Your servant, I am and ever shall I be.