"Hand of Doom" as written by and Osbourne Iommi....
What you gonna do? Time's caught up with you
Now you wait your turn, you know there's no return

Take your written rules, you join the other fools
Turn to something new, now it's killing you
First it was the bomb, Vietnam napalm
Disillusioning, you push the needle in
From life you escape, reality's that way
Colours in your mind satisfy your time

You're having a good time
But that won't last
You make a fool of things
You're living too fast
Go on and destroy yourself
Don't bottle it in
You need someone to help you
To put the needle in, yeah

Now you know the scene, your skin starts turning green
Your eyes no longer see life's reality
Push the needle in, face death's sickly grin
Holes are in your skin, caused by deadly pin

Head starts spinning 'round, you fall down to the ground
Feel your body heave, Death's hands starts to weave
It's too late to turn, you don't want to learn
Price of life it's high, now you're gonna die!   


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"Hand of Doom" as written by Ozzy Osbourne Michael Butler

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    General CommentObviously it's about war and how it can destroy us if we look to it to solve all of our answers in life. Not to mention the cocaine refrence "Disollusioning, push the needle in" and "Push the needle in, face death's sickly grin"......so to sumarize that it's about drugs and war and how they both will destroy you if misused
    DarkWraithon January 08, 2005   Link
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    General CommentYou're an idiot, this song has nothing to do with war or cocaine..

    its about someone who is addicted to heroin and begins to see the effects over time and then dies in the end.

    i prefer Black Sabbath's version of this song
    Deathliveson August 15, 2005   Link
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    General Commentblack sabbath owns
    spooner113on May 29, 2007   Link
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    General Commentblack sabbath owns
    spooner113on May 29, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI'm gonna haff to agree with Deathlives, im pretty certain that this song is about Heroin
    blaze_em_allon September 01, 2008   Link

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