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Blood of the Nations tracks

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1. BEAT THE BASTARDS

Get up... get the hell on outta here
Cut the ropes that bind you
Stand up... straight into your fear
Leave the past behind you

Your cautious ways... have spawned your nothing

Life... is just an empty stage
Where do you go from here
Living... puts the words upon the page
Open to a new frontier

Your mundane life... is history
You'll seize the day... its mystery

Cut the ripcord... don't look back
Burn the bridges down
Grab the handle... clench your fist
Beat the Bastards down
Beat the Bastards down

Fire... there's fire in your heart
Flames of passion burn
Higher... raging from the start
And now there's no return

Go have your way... your fantasy
Embrace the day... it's destiny

Cut the ripcord... don't look back
Burn the bridges down
Grab the handle... clench your fist
Beat the bastards down
Cut the ripcord, no turning back
Burn the bridges down
Grab the handle... crack the whip
Beat the bastards down beat em' down

Cut the ripcord... don't look back
Burn the bridges down
Grab the handle... clench your fist
Beat the bastards down
Cut the ripcord, no turning back
Burn the bridges down
Grab the handle... crack the whip
Beat the bastards
Down beat em' down




2. TEUTONIC TERROR

Back to the frontlines... back to the night
Medieval marauders... under the lights
Back for the plunder... the thrill of the flames
The roar of the thunder... back in the game
Storming the castles... swords in the air
Killing the monsters in their own lair
Lighting the torches... setting the stage
You get what you ask for... right in the face

Six string sabres... screams in the night
War clubs pounding... living just for the fight

So we drive... thru the night
With the howling wind at our backs
Riding on teutonic terror
We will... give em' the axe
We will... give em' the axe

String up the razors... sharpen the blades
Tighten the skins up... no one escapes
Crank up the grindstone... load up the sleds
Saddle the horses... off with their Heads!

Six string sabres... and screams in the night
War clubs pounding... living just for the fight

So we drive... thru the night
With the howling wind at our backs
Riding on teutonic terror
We will... give em' the Axe
For the roar... of the crowd
For the raging frontal attack
Delivering the teutonic terror
We will... give em' the axe
We will... give em the axe

So we drive... thru the night
With the howling wind at our backs
Riding on teutonic terror
We will... give em' the axe
For the roar... of the crowd
For the raging frontal attack
Delivering the teutonic terror
We will... give em' the axe
We will... give em the axe




3. THE ABYSS

The future is predestined... the writing's on the wall
Can you see the telltale signs, the turning point has come
Here it comes
Suicide bombs exploding as missiles crack the sky
Earthquakes and tsunamis, signal the end of time

In the here,... and the now
Feel the fear,... it's all coming down

The world is turning, turning inside out
The world is burning, it's burning on somehow
But it's broken... it's burning... goin' up in flames!

Can we change the path we're on, somehow turn the tide
Smother the all consuming fire, before the world collides

With the here... and the now
Feel the fear... all coming down

The world is turning, turning inside out
The world is burning, it's burning on somehow the world is Turning, turning inside out
The world is burning, it's burning on somehow
But it's broken... it's burning... goin' up in flames!

Do you remember bluer skies, happy days and simpler times
Seems not that long ago
But so far away, will it ever be the same again
I don't think Sso!

Cos it's here... and it's now
Feel the fear... all coming down

The world is turning, turning inside out
The world is burning, it's burning on somehow
But it's broken... it's burning... goin' up in flames!
Up in flames!




4. BLOOD OF THE NATIONS

For the right to be free... we pay the wages of war
For our dreams and ideals... all that's worth fighting for
For honor and duty... nations we will defend
Securing our safety and peace... we fight to the end

As allies we stand, in far away lands
Heeding the battle cry
We pay the price, with great sacrifice
The fuel of freedoms' fire

Together we fight... for the blood of the nations
Warriors on demand
We kill and we die... for the blood of the nations
It's a noble cause... and the blood is on their hands

We leave behind our homes... to ensure our way of life
To avenge our brothers murders... and stand up for what is right
For our countries and our future... our legions carry on
A war against the terror... that we did not bring upon

As allies we stand... in hostile lands
So the masses can be free
We pay the price... with great sacrifice
That's the way it has to be

Together we fight... for the blood of the nations
We are brothers hand in hand
We kill and we die... for the blood of the nations
Cos' war is hell
We pay with our lives... for the blood of the nations
Cos' freedom isn't free
We bleed and we cry... for the blood of the nations
A soldier's lot... and here we'll make our stand

Together we fight... for the blood of the nations
Warriors on demand
We kill and we die... for the blood of the nations
It's a noble cause...

We pay with our lives... for the blood of the nations
Cos' freedom isn't free
We bleed and we cry... for the blood of the nations
A soldier's lot...

...Blood of the nations
We pay with our lives... for the blood of the nations
Cos' war is hell




5. SHADES OF DEATH

Way out in a haunted hollow
A strange chill on a ghostly lake
Dark shadows in a twilight haze
A lost cabin in a tree lined maze

Nightly apparitions... lost destinations
Victims calling from beyond the grave

And now... now they walk the night
Searching for the light... one step beyond
Beyond the shades of death, shades of death
The darkest shades of death, shades of death
Beyond the shades

Tied... tied to the devil's chair... a sinister affair
Terror's drawing near... out on the streets of fear

Eyes shine in the black of the night
Something's moving but it's out of sight
Cryptic symbols in an indian cave
A hitchhiker take you to your grave
A presence in the air... feelings of despair
Footsteps walking in the leaves behind you

And now... Now they walk the night
Searching for the light... one step beyond
The darkest shades of death, shades of death
Beyond the shades of death, shades of death
The darkest shades

Cursed... there's a curse on the ground...
Terror's drawing near
A dark force all around... out on the streets of fear

Narrative
Legend states that there were numerous deaths and unsolved killings in the dark depths near "shades of death"
Murders plagued the area and souls are said to walk this long lonely path

And now... now they walk the night
Searching for the light... one step beyond
Beyond the darkest shades of death, shades of death
Beyond the shades of death, shades of death
Beyond the shades of death, shades of death
The darkest shades of death, shades of death
Beyond the darkest shades of death




6. LOCKED AND LOADED

Ever have a feeling... comin' from behind
You catch a fleeting glimpse from the corner of your eye
Your worst nightmare's... 'round the bend
You're falling off a cliff and there's no end

You feel like a number... a target on the wall
Yo need a place to hide but you feel ten feet tall
Full moon's risin'... i see it in your eyes
Hiding within the shadows of the night

There's no escape... go ahead and run
We've got your number
You've been sold out... the price is right
You're worth more dead than alive

Locked and loaded... hot upon your trail
Locked and loaded... licensed to Kill

Runnin' thru the jungle... 'cover of the night
It'll do no good i got you in my sight
Ya beggin' me for mercy... i got nothin' to say
Just run like hell cos ya know it's time to pay

There's no escape... go ahead and run
We've got your number
You've been sold out... the price is right
You're worth more dead than alive

Locked and loaded... hot upon your trail
Locked and loaded... licensed to Kill

Locked and loaded... hot upon your trail
Locked and loaded... licensed to kill
Locked locked and loaded
Locked locked and loaded
Locked, locked and loaded
Licensed to kill




7. TIME MACHINE (BONUSTRACK)

The hands keep on turning, the pendulum just swings
Prisoners upon this rock, flying without wings
Captured in a moment, still the hours chimed
Joining closer as it shifted with the sands of time

Paranoid dimensions, guilts fall into place
Driven by an unseen force, swelling into space

At beyond the rainbow, cross the milkyway
Passengers without a choice, slowly turning grey

On through the night, shine on forever
Going insane as we ride the time machine

Waiting for no one, relative to none
Awnsering to not a thing, except the rising sun

Bouncing on this fabric, at the speed of light
Connecting points of futures past, is it's only plight

At beyond the rainbow, cross the milkyway
Passengers without a choice, slowly turning grey

On through the night, shine on forever
Going insane as we ride the time machine
On through the night, shine on forever
Going insane as we ride the time machine

Ride the time machine

Passengers without a choice, hanging by a string
Spending with a hands of time,
Flying without wings
Flying without wings

On through the night, shine on forever
Going insane as we ride the time machine
On through the night, shine on forever
Going insane as we ride the time machine

Ride the time machine




8. KILL THE PAIN

A shadow in an empty doorway... call your name but no reply
I still see your face... but there's no trace
Photographs... no good bye
Seems like i must dreaming...
But it's all here in black and white
A hollow, lost and empty feeling
They say all wounds are healed in time
But i feel worn... and somehow unborn
Every day's an uphill climb
Hanging on just for tomorrow...
But i find it hard to see the light
I'm just looking for something...
To kill the pain tonight

Yeah, we're all looking for something...
To kill the pain Tonight
C'mon, we're all looking for something...
To kill the pain Tonight




9. ROLLIN' THUNDER

Burning' rubber, and wheels of fire
A nomad's life on the open road
Storm is a comin'... a deadly choir
Pressure's mounting gonna overload

Can't you hear the rumble rising
Can't you feel it in the air... feel it everywhere

Like rollin' thunder... shakin' the world tonight
Like the rollin' thunder... ready to ignite
You can hear it, you can feel it
It's everywhere... it's in the air

Out of the distance... you feel the nightmare
Hear the bitch comin'... on the breeze
When in a flash you realize they're right there
Panic running wild in the streets

Ground is trembling,... night's exploding
Wild life fills the open air... it fills the open air

Like rollin' thunder... shakin' the world tonight
Like the rollin' thunder... ready to ignite
Can yo hear it, can you feel it
It's everywhere... it's in the air

Can you feel the rollin' thunder...
Shakin' the world tonight
Like the rollin' thunder... ready to ignite




10. PANDEMIC

In the cool of the evening, when the fires start burning bright
Hear the twilight callin', as the flames burst into the night
It's creeping in your bloodstream... like a metal disease

Underneath the streetlights, everything is larger than life
Ya hear the roar, see it gleaming like the edge on a switch-blade knife
A worldwide eruption... underneath your skin
Worldwide corruption... slowly seeping in

It's a pandemic
It's a metal disease... pandemic
Brain cell abduction, creeping in like sin, it's a Pandemic...
A metal disease... pandemic
Brain cell destruction, breeding metal from within...
Whaaaa!

Give into the venom, circulating underneath the skin
Like mercury poison, liquid metal boils within
Spreading like a wildfire, burning up the earth
Caught in the crossfire, all around the world
There's no way to stop it now...

It's a pandemic
It's a metal disease... pandemic
Burnt in your hard drive, smokin' up the earth, like a Pandemic...
A pandemic... it's a metal disease

Pandemic... wow, it's a metal disease
Pandemic... caught in the barbed wire,
It's underneath the skin
It's a pandemic... it's a metal disease
Pandemic
It's creeping in your bloodstream
It's a pandemic!!!... It's a metal disease




11. NEW WORLD COMIN'

Everybody's on probation... close to the end of the line
Subject to cancellation... livin' on borrowed time
One day you've got it all... then you're flat on your back
So hurry up and get your ticket...
Cos' the train's comin' down the track

You can't run from the reaper
You'll never hold back the tide
Can't stop a raging river
You know it's only a matter of time

Yeah, there's a new world comin'
Yeah, it's a brand new world

Gravity is like a free ride,...
Rollin' down a one way street
Caught up in a giant landslide...
Rockin' people off their feet
One day you got it all... then you're deep in a hole
Got no time to pack your bags...
The world ain't gonna wait for you

You can't run from the reaper
You'll never hold back the tide
Can't stop a raging river
You know it's only a matter of time

Yeah, there's a new world comin'
Yeah, it's a brand new world
Oh... there's a new world comin'
Oh... yeah, it's a brand new... world

Oh... there's a new world comin'
Oh... yeah, it's a brand new world
Oh... there's a new world comin'
Oh... yeah, there's a new world... comin'




12. NO SHELTER

You steal from the hungry... you take from the poor
You swindle the rich man... and then you steal more
Greed is your life-blood... and white collar crime
You hands don't get dirty... no, you steal with your mind

But the days of your reign... are all over now
The fortress you build for yourself
Has come crashing down

There i no shelter... no shelter
No limos, no yachts, no homes
There is no shelter... no shelter
Vultures pick at your bones

Welcome to main street... you forgot your champagne
All of your off-shore accounts, have gone down the drain
Your stocks are all worthless, your paper trail burns
Your riches have turned into rags, the tables have turned

An eye for an eye... justice is served
Vengeance is ever so sweet, when you get what you deserve
No, no... no, no!

There is no shelter... no shelter
No limos, no yachts, no homes
There is no shelter... no shelter
Vultures pick at your bones
There is no shelter... no shelter
Only life in your cell
There is no shelter... no shelter
No, you can't take it with you to hell

There is no shelter... no shelter
No limos, no yachts, no homes
There is no shelter... no shelter
Vultures pick at your bones
There is no shelter... no shelter
Only life in your cell
No shelter... no shelter
No, you can't take it with you to hell




13. BUCKET FULL OF HATE

You've got the smile of Judas on your lips...
You're following your script
Trying to hide your anger
I see a cheap facade upon your face...
To cover your distaste
It can't confine your rancor

Extend your olive branch, but it's all full of thorns
You're talking peace, but in your eyes
Is a bucket full of hate... a bucket full of hate
Bucket full of hate... hate

You're coming under false pretense
You're trying to make amends...
It's a counterfeit production
Yeah this performance is just a sham...
It's nothing but a scam
A bogus reconstruction

Extend your olive branch, it's just a masquerade
You're talkin' peace and love
You try to camouflage your animostiy
You're getting crushed beneath the weight...

Of a bucket full of hate... bucket full of hate
A bucket full of hate... bucket full of hate
Bucket full of hate... hate!