"Vs The World" as written by and Johan Soderberg Olavi Mikkonen....
One we were scum of the Earth
Now we've cleared our names
In Nifelheim came rebirth
Baptized in Mount Doom's flames

A decade now we've fought this war
Never yielding from our path
Our journeys take us to foreign shores
Where we let our metal blast

We've been battered and left for dead
We've been beaten and we have bled
But we always made it through - Vs the world
This may be our last quest
Before we're put to rest
The end is coming soon - Vs the world

Warriors of the grave tooks us south
Hell bent on genocide
They made us face the brutal truth
This would be no easy ride

Grotesque creatues of the sky
Met with us on winter fields
Christian god cast aside - Massacre of hallowed eve

We've been battered and left for dead
We've been beaten and we have bled
But we always made it through - Vs the world
This may be our last quest
Before we're put to rest
The end is coming soon - Vs the world

Persian demons brought us south
On merciless campaign
We've raided the western shores
Always going against the grain

All these years we've fought to win
And sometimes almost died
I tell you now we won't give in
Without a vicious fight

We've been battered and left for dead
We've been beaten and we have bled
Versus the world



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    General Commenti think its about the band and what they have been through.
    "A decade now we've fought this war" refers to the band excisting 10 years when they recorded vs the world.
    and battles refering to gigs the played.
    "Warriors of the grave" and "Grotesque creatues of the sky" must refer to touring partners, though i don't know which bands.
    Scabon April 05, 2006   Link
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    General Comment"Grotesque creatues of the sky" could be Morbid Angel, since A.A.s site says they played together around xmas
    Scabon April 05, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI think this song is about Amon Amarth as a band because "once we were scum of the earth", and these guys were originally called scum.
    The_Opressed1on April 09, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI agree with The Opressed1 about "One we were scum of the Earth."

    Also, "Baptized in Mount Doom's flames" grants sense to both. Since Amon Amarth means Mount Doom.
    Egmineon April 19, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI think this song is about the struggle the US has made to survive as a country, its just a guess though just thought this song was too badass not to have a comment
    PerishedGodon December 07, 2005   Link
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    General CommentIt has nothing to do with America, since Amon Amarth are from Scandinavia. they do, however, have some pretty cheesy lyrics, but some of their songs are pretty damn cool. Especially the Victorious March.
    Henleyon December 15, 2005   Link
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    General Comment"God Bless America" - Amon Amarth
    MetalTrooperon January 08, 2006   Link
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    General Comment"God Bless America" - Amon Amarth
    MetalTrooperon January 08, 2006   Link
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    General CommentGood song. Not sure what it's about though...

    It sounds like an army that's been beaten or something.
    Sessh0umaru01on October 27, 2007   Link
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    General CommentOur journeys take us to foreign shores
    Where we let our metal blast
    frank8910on January 17, 2008   Link

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