I feel the fear take hold
Reside in darkness, thrive where most won't go
Adrift, I curse this gift and hope you never know

Feel like a psychotic break, I'm in a hole
Snap into my force, punching holes in dry wall

Feel like a psychotic break, I'm in a hole
Talking of my dead friends whose love was long gone

I feel the fear take hold
Reside in darkness, thrive where most won't go
Adrift, I curse my gift and hope you never know

Feel like a psychotic break, I'm in a hole
Snap into my force, punching holes in dry wall

Feel like a psychotic break, I'm in a hole
Thinking 'bout my dead friends whose voices ring on


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  • +1
    General CommentI've felt like this a time or two
    killervon April 02, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentAwesome song, but i think its "coming on" not "I'm in a hole"
    stimpolifeon August 11, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentTotally cool song, I love it to death.

    peace xx
    _gothqueen_on October 17, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIt is "comin on" and I think the song is about Friends of
    Jerry dying. Like Layne Staley and others. He is saying that is making feel so angry he just might break.
    Metalman49on October 17, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentanother correction: its "snapping 2 x 4's" instead of "snap into my force"
    sugarmagikon June 11, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI've heard Anger Rising and don't think much of it, but I think this song is decent. The riff is pretty repetitive like a few Alice in Chains songs, and not what I expected though. The vocals are okay, but I really hate the 'Snappin' two-by-fours..." line. The lyrics (of that line) are just terrible, and everytime he says them it sounds very amateurish.
    innumerableon March 07, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis and dickeye are his two best songs i think. man when i bought degredation trip i had no idea what i was in for and i turned it up so fucking loud and this is teh first song on the album and cause of this song I was hooked on the cd for months and i still listen to it often.
    Body Hammeron April 04, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThe only thing that could've made this song better was if Layne Staley was singing it. Not that Jerry is a bad singer, but I wish this could've been an AIC song. Jerry kicks ass!
    metalhead m/on February 06, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThis is very dark and grungy however very easy to listen to to. It has a very spoky rythm. It could possible about his anger about the death of Layne. (Thinking 'bout my dead friends whose voices ring on)
    thrashgrunge4lifeon July 06, 2012   Link
  • 0
    General Commentbest intro in Degradation Trip Album! :D
    paulRawdickzon June 17, 2014   Link

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