I live, I stalk, I hunt, I eat
With indifference for all
I walk, I kill, I sleep, I breed
Slowly taking control
The sickest part of our species
Ravenous to evolve
We spread like a fucking disease
No vaccine protocol

And at the end of days
This will be our legacy, we

Kill, kill, multiply
'Til the skies are black and the rivers dry
Take, take, take our time
We leave no-one else behind
Kill, kill, and deny
'Til the skies are black and the rivers dry
Take, take, we take our time
We leave nothing else behind

I don't feel anything at all
It's wrapped in my bones
I'm not made of the same things at all
A mechanical heart
The sickest part of our species
Ravenous to evolve
We spread like a fucking disease
No vaccine protocol

And at the end of days
This will be our legacy, we

Kill, kill, multiply
'Til the skies are black and the rivers dry
Take, take, take our time
We leave no-one else behind
Kill, kill, and deny
'Til the skies are black and the rivers dry
Take, take, we take our time
We leave nothing else behind

You cannot stop what never ends
You cannot stop what never ends
You cannot stop what never ends
You cannot stop what never ends

And at the end of days
This will be our legacy, we
Kill, kill, multiply
'Til the skies are black and the rivers dry
Take, take, take our time
We leave no-one else behind
Kill, kill, and deny
'Til the skies are black and the rivers dry
Take, take, we take our time
We leave nothing else behind


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Stop! Before It's Too Late and We've Destroyed It All song meanings
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    General CommentThese are the actual Lyrics

    I live
    I stalk
    I hunt
    I eat
    With indifference for all
    I walk
    I kill
    I sleep
    I breed
    Slowly taking control
    The sickest part of our species
    Ravenous to evolve
    We spread like a fucking disease
    No vaccine protocol

    And at the end of days
    This will be our legacy
    We

    Kill, kill
    Multiply
    Until the skies are black
    And the rivers dry
    Take, take
    Take our time
    We leave no one else behind
    Kill, kill
    And deny
    Until the skies are black
    And the rivers dry
    Take, take
    We take our time
    We leave nothing else behind

    I don't
    Feel anything
    At all
    As rats gnaw at my bones
    I'm not
    Made of the
    Same things at all
    A mechanical heart
    The sickest part
    Of our species
    Ravenous to evolve
    We spread like a fucking disease
    No vaccine protocol

    You cannot stop what never ends
    xAtreyuxon October 12, 2009   Link
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    General Commenti wasnt sure what to think of my favorite bands new cd after lead sails, i mean it wasnt bad but it wasnt what makes atreyu great.
    but god damn this song is fkn awesome!!! thank god it seems atreyu is going back to their harder (better) side! Ill love them no matter what they do but i pray congregation of the damned takes after this song
    my favorite thing about this song is the music, the begining is epic! Alexs scream is beter than ever and that voice he uses for the begining of each verse is sik
    all it seems to be missing is one of brandons breathtaking choruses

    the meaning is something i have yet to understand, maybe its how all humans are truelly corrupted in some way and no matter what, no one will turn out to be innocent. eveyone is destined to evolve into to something inperfect

    i must agree atreyu spreads like a fuking diese
    jotti11on September 21, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti agree with everything jotti11 says
    Atreyu was the first screaming band i ever liked and i will always love them
    no offence but i hated there last cd
    it started to make me hate atreyu but once i found out they r making a new cd and i listened to this song i beleaved in them again :-D
    MeTAlHeAd231on September 21, 2009   Link
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    General Comment"I live, I stalk, I hunt, I eat
    With indifference for all
    I walk, I kill, I sleep, I breed
    Slowly taking control
    The sickest part of our species
    Ravenous to evolve
    We spread like a fucking disease
    No vaccine protocol"

    Alex has always mentioned that writing lyrics is pure catharsis for him, so he doesn't go crazy. The lyircs remind me of something out of sci-fi movies, where a seemingly normal person is taken over by a virus/parasite/disease that he can't control/fight off.
    StartingAFireon September 28, 2009   Link
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    General CommentI agree with jotti11. It's remiscent of the good old days of The Curse!
    As for the meaning, it's pretty obvious that the song is about how we as humans are indifferent to the destruction of the environment and the killing of animals for our own wants and needs. The fact that Alex uses "we" instead of "you" is kind of an expression of his guilt.

    I live, I stalk, I hunt, I eat
    With indifference for all
    I walk, I kill, I sleep, I breed
    Slowly taking control
    The sickest part of our species
    Ravenous to evolve
    We spread like a fucking disease
    No vaccine protocol

    We think we're the best, indifferent to the damage we cause. Good song. :)
    Barnabison October 14, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commentsiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiick song. im psyched for the new cd =]
    oXguitarchickXoon October 15, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentLove this song! Intro reminds me of Bleeding Mascara. Waaay better than Storm to Pass, which unfortunately reminds me of LSPA. Song's got a great meaning, too. Kinda weird to hear Atreyu singing about the environment rather than vampires and whore ex girlfriends.
    JoeyOvenstoneon October 18, 2009   Link
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    General Commentthe guy got the name of the song wrong its not "stop! before we've destroyed it all and theres no", the real name of the song is "Stop! Before its too late" so im just clearing that up.
    Lucifer666on November 01, 2009   Link
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    General Commentshit i got the name wrong too, the REAL name is "Stop! Before its too late and we've destroyed it all"so we were both kinda right.
    Lucifer666on November 01, 2009   Link
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    General Commentone of the only good songs on the cd. atreyu isn't the same anymore. their still good but a death grip on yesterday was the last good cd they made.
    jeremy13on November 04, 2009   Link

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