"Final Six" as written by Kerry King, Tomas Enrique Araya, Jeffery John Hanneman and Dave Lombardo....
Surrender your cloth and collar priest
There's no need for your beliefs in war
This is a place for heathens
Into that darkness fires illuminate

Grotesquely swollen by the heat
A half-burned corpse hanging naked
A stream is poisoned by the dead
In the ghostly light, debris of war

Lead us to the brink of extinction
The time has come for you now to finish it

What has man become a funeral pyre
Now that judgment's near, prepare to die
Need to suffer, lust for power
Mindless hunger never win
Final six is here, the cycle ends

I have come for you, my child
And the gift I bring is murder
Sumerian death in eastern winds
Face the father of your terror

Godless warheads wait to breathe
Set their sights on history
Distant silhouettes of the dead
Blacken face screams through the ashes

Lead us to the brink of extinction
The time has come for you now to finish it

What has man become a funeral pyre
Now that judgment's near, prepare to die
Need to suffer, lust for power
Mindless hunger never win
Final six is here, the cycle ends

Mankind owes his pain to hell
As he brings the end upon himself
Arms rising from the ashes
In the ghastly light of human flares

Berith soldiers capture souls
Shadows of human sacrifice
The return of everything that's dead
A cryptic promise from the heavens

Lead us to the brink of extinction
The time has come for you now to finish it

Dead flowers for a faceless dead
A city engulfed by the smell of the death
Bodies piled beneath the mist
Walking dead among the living

The world will bleed while horseman ride
Now that God has wept for Judas
Days are numbered, find your grave
Forever trying to escape to hell


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"Final Six" as written by Jeffery John Hanneman Dave Lombardo

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    General CommentLet it be known that I was the first one on the Interwebz to submit deez lyrics. *points at the submission date* Woo hoo! Enjoy, Slayer fans and keep it metal!
    Ninji-Xon August 30, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThis song is the greatest song in the whole motherfuckin' world! I don't care what anyone says, but this song kicks the shit out of everything else I listen to! Slayer has been motherfuckin' awesome for their many years as a band, and this is what has added up to that, a grammie winning, goddamnit awesome song. Keep up the fix of the metal Slayer peoples!
    TurboTaX64_on February 28, 2008   Link
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    General CommentProbably Slayer's best lyrics. Especially the last verse
    BobbyjointRitualon May 11, 2008   Link
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    General Comment"The world will bleed while horsemen ride
    Now that God has wept for Judas
    Days are numbered find your grave
    Forever trying to escape to hell "

    Shivers down my spine, man...I couldn't in my sweetest dreams imagine writing like this.

    Drums rock on this song, LOMBARDO RULES.

    Should I get the album? y/n
    Real Raamison November 24, 2008   Link
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    General Commentvery awsome song
    Slayer kicks ASS!!!!!
    disturbedman87on February 18, 2009   Link
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    General CommentI have no idea what tis song means
    Shemipukelon May 16, 2009   Link
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    General CommentSurrender your cloth and collar priest
    There's no need for your beliefs in war
    This is a place for heathens
    Into that darkness fires illuminate
    Grotesquely swollen by the heat
    A half-burned corpse hanging naked
    A stream is poisoned by the dead
    I ghostly light, debris of war

    Lead us to the brink of extinction
    The time has come for you now to finish it

    What has man become a funeral pyre
    Now that judgement's near prepare to die
    Need to suffer lust for power mindless hunger never win

    Final six is here the cycle ends

    I have come for you my child
    And the gift I bring is murder
    Sumarian death in eastern winds
    Face the father of your terror
    Godless warheads wait to breath
    Set their sights to history
    Distant silhouettes of the dead
    Blacken face screams thru the ashes

    Lead us to the brink of extinction
    The time has come for you now to finish it

    What has man become a funeral pyre
    Now that judgement's near prepare to die
    Need to suffer lust for power mindless hunger never win

    Final six is here the cycle ends

    Mankind owes his pain to hell
    As he brings the end upon himself
    Arms rising from the ashes
    In the ghastly light of human flares
    Berith soldiers capture souls
    Shadows of human sacrifice
    The return of everything that's dead
    A cryptic promise from the heavens

    Lead us to the brink of extinction
    The time has come for you now to finish it

    Dead flowers for a faceless dead
    A city engulfed by the smell of the death
    Bodies piled beneath the mist
    Walking dead among the living
    The world will bleed while horseman ride
    Now that God has wept for Judas
    Days are numbered find your grave
    Forever trying to escape to hell.
    FuckLimpbizkiton July 15, 2009   Link
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    My InterpretationBoy do I love this song :D

    From what I can gather I believe this song is about man involving himself in war that will bring about the Apocalyptic end of the world "Mankind owes his pain to hell
    As he brings the end upon himself" As stated in the song, Slayer is well known to bring Apocalyptic themes into their songs, at least this is what i think still a kick ass song in it's own right heh!
    LuciFuron March 28, 2010   Link

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