Cycle of life and death supposedly
goes 'round and 'round yet it stops with me
Glorious hunter of my faith I have sinned
Killers are quiet like the the breath of the wind

Filling the shadows with forms of my own
Raised by kindred of Get I was born
Abomination world in disarray
Killers are quiet when they seek the vitae

Reflection beckons a portal shard
Spiritual quest I must stay in guard
Stepping sideways betweens worlds I shift
Killers are quiet when they are born with the gift

Beautiful Anguish cast out by my race
Now one that's Ageless I save my own face
I write my own laws with Death I break bread
Killers are quiet when they come from my head


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  • +2
    General CommentThis is the original version of the song IOWA, just different lyrics, but same beat. I love it.
    Egghead15229on April 25, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General Commenti agree, a very sweet song has to do with vampires btw
    anubison May 02, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThis is from Slipknots first cd Mate, Feed, Kill, Repeat aka MFKR. Cory is not the vocalist here But a guy named Anders is(he is now the vocalist for Painface)Good song tho.
    Man§oni†eMaGg0T666on July 25, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General CommentAll the songs from Mate.Feed.Kill.Repeat slipknot's first album are in reference to Werewolf the Apocalypse (A pen and paper roleplaying game, such as Dungeons and Dragons) This song refers to a Garou(Werewolf) from the tribe known as the Get of Fenris "...of Get I was born". (Abomination, or Pale One; a werewolf /vampire hybrid) "filling the shadows with shapes of my own implies this garou was embraced(turned into a vampire) by a lasombra
    WhiteFenriron March 06, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General CommentDamn, Anders really likes games...doesn't he?
    killswitch916on March 17, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General CommentDude! Haven't any of you heard this song is about Craig Jones? Where did you get the idea of it being about vampires and role playing games? The song is to be about Craig Jones, being a disturbing and quiet individual. Anders said so himself. He felt sorry for Craig.
    Quiet Killeron June 13, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThis version of iowa was better, especially lyrically. Basically it seems like:

    Tracks 4 and 5 of the demo made it to the first album

    Track 2 made it to iowa in it's entirety
    Track 8's musical structure was borrowed and altered to make the title track "Iowa".

    So tracks 1,3,6, and 7 are only original versions. Sweet
    corerulezon August 07, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthought it was the garou fighting the vampires...
    streeaon May 17, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentohhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh shit thats a good song
    juddon May 17, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti have the whole mate feed kill repeat cd on kazaa for anyone who wants it i am under spiderden@kazaa feel free to upload from me
    later
    judd
    juddon August 04, 2002   Link

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