if you got something to say
then come my way
i'm guarded by satan
i'm riding on baphomet
i'll teach you a lesson in violence
you won't soon forget

the pleasure of watching you
is whati will get

fight - for what you believe to be right
crushing with all your might
I laugh at their pitiful cries
they run from the fire in my eyes

nothing can save them now

you've learned a lesson in violence
get on your knees and bow
or learn a lesson in violence
I love to stab my victims
until they're dead
a knife to the throat
or a smashing blow to the head
i'm judge and jury
my sentence has just been passed
step into the circle of hell
if you think you can last

fight for what you believe to be right
crushing with all your might
I laugh at their pitiful cries
they run from the fire in my eyes

nothing can save them now
you've learned a lesson in violence
get on your knees and bow
or learn a lesson in violence


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    i just love to blast this song when im pissed off at someone. this song is an exodus classic and Bonded by Blood is a masterpiece as far as im concerned. paul baloff is an awesome singer, i love steve souza's vocals, but paul has an awesome,raw,pissed off way of singing.

    R.I.P. Paul Baloff (died on February 2, 2002 of a stroke)

    masterofpuppets80on June 04, 2003   Link
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    This song is basiclly about beating the hell or killing someone that has pissed you off. i love the guitar riff at 2:52. so good

    Atrocity Vendoron September 15, 2022   Link

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