"No Remorse" as written by and Antonius J. B. Tom Holkenborg....
No mercy for what we are doing
No thought to even what we have done
We don't need to feel the sorrow
No remorse for the helpless one

War without end
No remorse, no repent
We don't care what it meant
Another day, another death
Another sorrow, another breath
No remorse, no repent
We don't care what it meant
Another day, another death
Another sorrow, another breath

Blood feeds the war machine
As it eats its way across the land
We don't need the feel the sorrow
No remorse is the one command

War without end
No remorse, no repent
We don't care what it meant
Another day, another death
Another sorrow, another breath

No remorse, no repent
We don't care what it meant
Another day, another death
Another sorrow, another breath

Only the strong survive
No one to save the weaker race
We are ready to kill all comers
Like a loaded gun right at your face

War without end
No remorse, no repent
We don't care what it meant
Another day, another death
Another sorrow, another breath
No remorse, no repent
We don't care what it meant
Another day, another death
Another sorrow, another breath

Attack!

Bullets are flying
People are dying
With madness surrounding, all hell's breaking loose

Soldiers are hounding
Bodies are mounting
Cannons are shouting, to take their abuse

With war machines going
Blood starts to flowing
No mercy given to anyone here
The furious fighting
Swords are like lighting
It all becomes frightening to you
Know death is near

No remorse!


Lyrics submitted by fennsk, edited by RyanWolfeh

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    General CommentWar has made us unthinking and unfeeling. We dont feel sadness as its just a job. It's either that or survival of the fittest...either way its about death being meaningless
    hell_i_call_my_headon May 02, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI think this song has something to do with faith and now you should just sorrta live how you want without thinking too much about god and the afterlife(if there is one). Although James does make lots of referances to war...which I cannot explain.

    but did you'll know?
    There were two very early metallica songs when the band lineup was:
    James: Vocals
    Lars: Drums
    Grant: Guitar(all gutiar)
    Ron: Bass
    Anyway they wrote two songs called 'Hansom Ransom' and 'Lets Go Rock N' Roll.' Then they put riffs from those two songs together to make No Remorse. Pretty Cool Huh? Just a fun little fact you might not have known already.
    Eldon June 07, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThis song is amazing, I think Kill Em All is one of Metallica's finnest albums...it is very hard to choose a favorite album of theirs, but if I had to, Kill Em All would be my favorite.
    i_rule_allon July 29, 2006   Link
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    General CommentVery good song, badly underrated. Has an amazing opening riff, and the overall musicianship is fucking unbelievable.
    Thrash Metal Rulezon December 17, 2006   Link
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    General Commenton Cliff em all james says its an anti poser song. People are going to deep in the meaning of the songs on kill em all.
    dehumanizer123on October 07, 2008   Link
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    General CommentTrue nothing deep here! just a killer song (and album) trying to be as heavy as they could muster
    LordOzzyon February 05, 2009   Link
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    General Commentfucking amazing song. this is what got me into metallica, super raw and energetic

    kirk's guitar in the beggining solo = WAH WAA WAH WAHHHHHH

    daves guitar in the begining solo = afgadfgsekjh wnergwegw34gtoi34gmwarg
    yootesa1515on March 29, 2011   Link
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    General Commentsounds like they could be talking about Nazis:

    "Only the strong survive. No one to save the weaker race" - anti-semitic/racist

    "swords are like lighting" - metaphor for blitzkrieg maybe?

    "Blood feeds the war machine as it eats its way across the land" - Germany's swift take over of Europe. Germany's army is the only army that I know that was referred to as a "warmachine"

    Just my thoughts
    TVF4on February 15, 2011   Link
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    General Commentdamn...all these freaks like me and 1 comment...so disapointing, i loved the song and i agree wif...hell i called my head.. (???).. o well
    MetaLLiCA-FRkon June 13, 2004   Link
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    General Commentits pretty much an anti-war song. Its not so much that war is a job, but its about ppl who go to war who ENJOY killing and torturing other people. (America celebrating after bombing residential areas in iraq??)

    hence "No remorse No repent". Like they have none of either for what happened.

    Its also probably about the higher ups in war. Like who control the wars from their high seats, hence lines like "Blood feeds the war machine" and " Soldiers are hounding, Bodies are mounting" as in bodies keep piling up but the fighting continues and more blood flows.
    ViciousMachineon October 11, 2004   Link

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