"Detonation" as written by and Corey/gregoletto Beaulieu....
That's the sound of humanity melting away
Say goodbye it's the end of days
Fire rains down on the American dream
Watch all you love seethe and scream

Each will dig their own graves
And bury themselves in life's failures

It's our bombs we've masterminded lighting the skies
Hideous misfires, many die
Those who survive soon will suffocate
By the poisons we create

Each will dig their own graves
And bury themselves in life's failures

Detonation

When civilization crumbles man will turn
On one another killing true

The darkest of times will then come to be
Through our selfish killer instincts

And now the ground we called our home
Is but a barren wasteland
The only sound drowning your cries
Is the detonation

It seems we're running out of time
All good as dead just stand in line

And now the ground we called our home
Is but a barren wasteland
The only sound drowning your cries
Is the detonation


Lyrics submitted by metallic slayer

"Detonation" as written by Jason Suecof Corey Beaulieu

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  • +2
    General Commenti think this song is predicting an eminent nuclear war. and how we are 'digging our own grave' by out actions.
    iamafishon January 19, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General CommentHm, loving Trivium's new sound. My guess as to what the song means just seems like he's trying to say humanity itself is a ticking time bomb. I dunno, prolly wrong. Someone correct me, lol.
    OW Angelon August 07, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentFUCKing awesome song. can't wait till the new album
    metallic slayeron August 04, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentCLASS! :]
    rainbowsixon August 07, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIs everyone hearing the live version of this song, such as the one I have, or an actual studio version? Personally, I thought the new album would blow Ascendancy away due to the hype sorrounding it(which was mainly produced by the band itself) and also because there would be no screaming (which I do not strongly dislike, but I'm not a huge fan of either). But after hearing this song, I am afraid The Crusade may be a massive disappointment. I will not judge too quickly and let all of my hope be extinguished(it could very well be that the song just sounds like shit on my live version) but to me it sounds just like a wannabe Metallica that completely and utterly fails...I'll wait to hear the new album to fully decide but if anyone did in fact hear a studio version, let me know.
    hrvster of sorrwon August 09, 2006   Link
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    General CommentHrvster of sorrow, i'm prettu sure you've either heard the live, or demo version. Studio version is great.

    Anyway, i think this song is about how humanity will ultimately end up destroying itself.
    Master Pyrunkon August 10, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI belive it is actually their comentary on the destruction war brings about and how it will eventually bring about the end especially for the american people who will end up incurring the worlds wrath on themselves because of a f***ed up president("Fire rains down on the american dream")

    Also i think the lines "When civilization crumbles man will turn on one another killing true" is a precursor to exactly that no borders, no goverment just complete and utter anarchy. Thus the two heads of the coin are shown. To keep the goverment and have order or remove it and go back to primal instincts and hatreds
    Thammuzon August 11, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Comment@ thammuz:

    read the lyrics to blinding tears! then you see this matt heafy fucker has no brain!
    Ollo_AILDon August 15, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentAWESOME SONG SO IS ANTHEM(WE ARE THE FIRE)
    TriviumFan89on August 22, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentLove this song. New album should be pretty good. Not sure itll be as good as Ascendancy though...
    EmmaExOhon August 23, 2006   Link

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