Going down a last act scene
Curtain call begin bowing
Self-appointed abuse king
Hellbound, that's my belief

Black eat white, cassette thrill
Whatever come, eat your fill
Choke on bones, flowing stream long filled
The truth is to some degree we all steal

Hellbound
Come 'round
Hellbound
Going way down

Justified, a self-made man
All I do is what I can
Edges sharpened, blasted sand
Bizarre, devoted fan

Black eat white, cassette thrill
Whatever come, eat your fill
Choke on bones, flowing theme blown still
The truth is to some degree we all steal

Hellbound
Come 'round
Hellbound
Going to stay down

Washington, a fish belly rust
Sad chapter read last page first

Black eat white, cassette thrill
Whatever come, eat your fill
Choke on bones, flowing dream now killed
The truth is to some degree we all steal

Hellbound
Come 'round
Hellbound
Going way down


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    General CommentI cannot figure out what the hell this song is about. Theres so many lines in it that go right over my head: "Black eat white, cassette thrill" "Washington, a fish belly rust" and many others that dont make sense to me. Great song by a great song writer tho
    PaperFaceon July 11, 2002   Link
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    General CommentIt's obvious but i'll go crazy if it's not posted. It's about being hellbound. The first verse suggests that the character is gonna die soon. I also have reason to believe it is saying there is evil in everyone. There's a lot of little things i'd have a hard time explaining but i'll give one obvious example. "the truth is to some degree we all steal"
    Ramtharlikesguyson February 27, 2006   Link
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    General CommentRight on!! Maybe it's about regret? Think about it.
    You live long enough, you will know what this song is about. Good luck too you.
    Agreenmachineon March 23, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI actually think this song is about the music industry, and his part in it turning to shit.
    fatpomon April 14, 2007   Link
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    General Comment"Going down the last act scene" to me is about comming to the end. Self destruction and a sence of doom because you can't stop it "Self appointed abuse king" is about doing all of this to yourself and getting to the point where you're going to hit the bottom.
    "Black eat white" to me means letting evil overtake what is good. Cassette thrill could be the thrill of hearing, or seeing your songs being on the radio or in the record store. Maybe? "Whatever come, eat your fill, choke on bones" is about over indulging and doing whatever you want until it kills you. "Flowing stream long stilled" is seeing what was good being gone.
    The truth is to some degree we all steal" is how nobody is immune to these things.
    Hellbound is just that. On your way to hell and there's no stopping it.
    "Justified a self made man. All I do is do what I can" is trying to justify the behavior and saying that that is who you are and you can't change it. "Edges sharpend, blasted sand" is when your difficult past has made you stronger. Sort of a trial by fire kind of thing. "Bizzare, devoted fan" is being surprised that some people get what your singing about and you find them strange. Perhaps?
    "Flowing theme, blown will" is having a plan and your willpower isn't strong enough to make it happen.
    "Washington, a fish belly rust" is beyond me. No idea. "Sad chapter, read last page first" is seeing the end coming and everything until that point is unknown but whatever it is, it will end in destruction or death. And there is nothing to be done about it.
    "Flowing dream now killed" is knowing there is no way to make your dreams or goal happen. It's over and that's that.
    This is what I get out of it anyway. I could be wrong.
    leftyshoeshineon February 12, 2008   Link

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