Do unto others, as they have done unto you
But what the hell is this world coming to

Blow the universe, into nothingness
Nuclear warfare, shall lay us to rest

Fight fire with fire
Ending is near
Fight fire with fire
Bursting with fear

We all shall die

Time is like a fuse, short and burning fast
Armageddon is here, like said in the past

Fight fire with fire
Ending is near
Fight fire with fire
Bursting with fear

Soon to fill our lungs, the hot winds of death
The gods are laughing, so take your last breath

Fight fire with fire
Ending is near
Fight fire with fire
Bursting with fear

Fight fire with fire
Fight fire with fire
Fight fire with fire
Fight fire with fire
Fight fire with fire
Fight fire with fire
Fight fire with fire, fight!


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    General CommentNot only is this a great song, it conveys the feelings towards nuclear war and the fears society has of it.
    Rhakinthemageon March 19, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI don't know about you but the solos in this song are some of the greatest... even if they're not that long, they still sound great.
    ClaytonOTon March 10, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThe biblical sense of "retibutive justice" could be the catalyst that causes a nuclear holocaust.
    Jigokusabreon April 12, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentAlong with "One", "For Whom the Bell Tolls", and "Disposable Heroes" is yet another anti-war song... basically questioning the whole attitude of nuclear build up... the attitude where if we have more nukes then them, they won't dare use theirs...
    Ogre8954on May 03, 2002   Link
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    General CommentThe album "Ride the Lightning" explores death and dying from different point of views. This one is about nuclear war.
    Debbie65on July 03, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentit means if we launch a nuke they will so we both die
    metallicaman123on August 15, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentOpinions are like asses... everybodys got one and they all stink!
    DELLshellon October 20, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti heard that they made this song while on cocaine?is this true?
    Metalickahon November 09, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentRide The Lightning is their best album. And the was the perfect track to kick it off.
    mg16on January 23, 2005   Link
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    General CommentMetalickah:

    the only mebers that ever took drugs were Dave and cliff.

    Dave got kicked out of the band for it
    puppetmasteron March 14, 2005   Link

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