"Vertebrae" as written by Ivar S. Peersen, Kjetil Grutle and Herbrand Larsen....
"Abandoning the powers that gave them sight
Summoned to the altars of their loving gods"

Storming the walls, once built with pride
Swarming like rats away from the lights
Howling for justice, death in their eyes
Tearing down the pillars with monstrous hate

Forging the swords to slay their own kin
Screaming in triumph, burning inside

When the steps are fulfilled
We shall see a new dawn
When the dead world is gone
We shall rebuild the walls

When all the bricks from the morning
When they are once again found
We will emerge from the ashes
And rise from the ground

Lyrics submitted by DreamingInTheÆther

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    My InterpretationSeems to be chronologically the song before the themes explored in "New Dawn". The themes carry on through to "New Dawn" ... in essence I believe these songs are dealing with the "ills" of society today and that a we are destroying what we hold so precious (without knowing). This inevitably will lead to the destruction of society as we know it and new society will take it's place. The band is hoping that this new dawn awakens us to our past mistakes.
    sokornyon April 12, 2016   Link

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