"In the Fire" as written by and Matthew/diamond Heafy....
“Confess… Witch“

I see the moon outside
With its evil grin
Watching the priest tonight
Accusing ME of sin

Oh, help me, “No, you're gonna die“
Oh, help me, “No, just say goodbye“

In the fire, on blackened wings I fly
In the fire, to Hell… and then I die…
Oh it's still the same
Can you tell me why?
Witches then are Witches today

“Confess… Witch“

A thousand years of pain
Between here and then
Did we all die in vain?
Oh it's just insane

Oh, help me, “No, you're gonna die“
Oh, help me, “No, just say goodbye“

In the fire, on blackened wings I fly
In the fire, to Hell… and then I die…
Oh it's still the same
Can you tell me why?
Witches then are Witches today

“Die Witch… Now go to Hell“

In the fire, on blackened wings I fly
In the fire, to Hell… and then I die…
Oh it's still the same
Can you tell me why?
Witches then are Witches today


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    General CommentAmazin song!
    Metal Militiaon November 04, 2005   Link
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    General CommentCould King Diamond be any cooler? The answer is clearly no.

    It's got a theme of how the Salem Witch trials are happening anew today. Clever metaphorical use of witches, actually.

    "In the fire, to Hell… and then I die…
    Oh it's still the same
    Can you tell me why?
    Witches then are Witches today"

    People are still being burned at the stake, just in different ways.
    Conemanon December 16, 2005   Link
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    General Commentwell i like it
    maybe the witches are also metaphorical.
    king diamond songs often contain metaphores,
    i think everyone is being burned at the stake in one way or another, not just witches
    the painkilleron February 20, 2006   Link
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    General Commentdam.. that guitar solo between matt heafy and cory beaulieu is intense.. i enjoy it.... and dave chavarri is a kick ass drummer.. i love this song
    Shifty3yezon March 06, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI originally thought it was..
    Can you tell me why?
    Which is then and which is today.
    Thanks alot for correcting me. I agree with the metaphorical aspect.
    Nymphetamineaddicton March 08, 2006   Link
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    General Commentthis song doesn't actually mean that much to me although it is frigen awesome but i have been trying to get some tabs for the lead at the start and after the second chorus if any one can find them can you please send them to distraught_anti_life@yahoo.com thanks.
    Distraughton March 22, 2006   Link
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    General CommentSeems to be about being in trouble in life and thinking there is no light at the end of the tunnel
    Axhallon June 18, 2006   Link
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    General Commentthis man should be the singer of megadeth.. fuck mustaine.. if this guy did the vocals/lyrics for megadeth.. he could do the old mustaine stuff and make it better.. and he could do newer stuff and regain that edge.. but what can you do.. mustaine sucks.. hah, now that was random, childish and off topic
    hailtokidamnesiacon June 28, 2006   Link
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    General CommentAHHHH this song is amazing! excpet for when he says "help me" with the high pitched voice...but still....um..lol i guess this song is about burning witches or something? lol irdk but i just had to coment on this song
    Mr.pancakeon July 07, 2007   Link
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    Song FactLineup for this song:

    King Diamond - vocals / solo
    Matt Heafy - lead/rhythm/acoustic guitars
    Corey Beauliey - lead/rhythm guitars
    Mike D'Antonio - bass
    Dave Chavarri - drums
    sokornyon October 13, 2016   Link

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