"Ghosts Of War" as written by Jeffery John Hanneman and Kerry King....
Fate silent warriors sleeping souls will arise.
Once forgotten soldiers come to life.
Fallen mercenary, dormancy is done,
Not content with wars we never won.

Memories can't ignore
Anguish of before
Satisfy the scorn.
Rise ghosts of war.

Target assassinate, time of your life has expired.
Hatred victimize, gaze in their eyes as they die.
Violence inflicting of pain, savage morticians deny
Drive the salt in the wound, arouse the subconscious to lie.

[Memories can't ignore
Anguish of before
Satisfy the scorn.
Rise ghosts of war.]

I deal in pain.
All life I drain.
I dominate.
I seal your fate.

I deal in pain.
All life I drain.
Memories can't ignore,
Rise ghost of war.


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"Ghosts of War" as written by Kerry King Jeffery John Hanneman

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    General CommentThis song's basically the same thing as chemical warfare.
    ichigo900on June 19, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commentso no one else but me listens to this song,eh?
    lakeoffire_on January 11, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti am listening now!!!
    hallucinogicon March 24, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commentcome on only 2 posts amazxing song
    blackliston June 12, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThis song about encouraging the dead to rise, those that died from war. The chorus drives this point:

    Memories Can't Ignore
    Anguish Of Before
    Satisfy The Score
    Rise Ghosts Of War

    No one forgets war (memories cant ignore) - the devastation of war (anguish of war) -
    make the illiciters of war pay (satisfy the score)
    the people whom they've slayed (rise ghosts of war)

    What a perfect song to induce the afterlife, the silent victims - to repeat the evils to devastate the benefactors of war!
    Necronicon August 03, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentBUCK FUSH!
    Necronicon September 22, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Comment"BUCK FUSH!"

    You are an idiot.
    morbidgameron November 17, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentAnother great Slayer song, it seems this is underrated.. it
    s telling those who died in war to rise and have their revenge.
    Blackenedon November 23, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI think it's about how soldiers who die in battle don't get any respect for their sacrifice
    hardcore_freakon January 21, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI think it's about how soldiers who sie in battle don't get any respect for their sacrifice
    hardcore_freakon January 21, 2008   Link

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