Down in the depths of my fiery home
The summons bell will chime
Tempting you and all the earth
To join our sinful kind

There is a job to be done and I'm the one
You people make me do it
Now it is time for your fate and I won't hesitate
to pull you down into this pit

So come on
Jump in the fire!
So come on
Jump in the fire!

With hell in my eyes and with death in my veins
The end is closing in
Feeding on the minds of man
And from their souls within

My disciples all shout to search out
And they always shall obey
Follow me now my child, not the meek or the mild
But do just as I say

So come on
Jump in the fire!
So come on
Jump in the fire!

Jump by your will or be taken by force
I'll get you either way
Trying to keep the hellfire lit
I'm stalking you as prey

Living your life as me I am you you see
So reach down grab my hand
Walk with me through the land
Come home where you belong

So come on
Jump in the fire!
So come on
Jump in the fire!

Lyrics submitted by fennsk, edited by RyanWolfeh, OmnipotentIdiot

Jump In The Fire song meanings
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  • +2
    General CommentIt's written from the devil's point of view as all hell breaks loose on earth and people are hurting and killing each other and the Devil's just encouraging them to "Jump in the Fire"
    King Nothingon May 17, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General Commentits from the devil's point of view as he is sending his "minions" or "helpers" to go tempt humans to go down the evil path so that they will be pulled into hell.
    ViciousMachineon October 11, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentWhen I first heard this on the Tallica Jump In The Studio site, I thought the voice sounded like Rob Halford from Judas Priest. But it turns out it was Jaymz. :O king nothing, looks like you've got it.
    AeroLed286on April 26, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General CommentAnyone have the lyrics for the original Demo version of Jump In The Fire?
    Jump In The Fireon July 02, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General Commentheh you guys are taking these songs too literally... it's not about some dooms day where everyone is running around killing eachother. It's just about people who want something so bad that they resort to sin to get it done. "There is a job to be done and I'm the one, you people make me do it". Basically about how tempting it is to do what's wrong, but it also shows the consequences of sinning. If you sell you betray your soul you belong to him. Seems like a satanic song, but it's actually more religious than anything.
    Whiplashon October 21, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentits about freakin pyros running around in circles burnin each other and dancing whilst on fire
    inux101on February 14, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentOne of my favorites, I can't believe the amount of cooments though, I think Kill 'em All is under-rated.
    As for the meaning, I agree with Whiplash.
    Shadowbitchon May 28, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song is so sick. They should of used it in the movie Littly Nicky when people were going in the firey gates of hell! Hey, they jumped in the fire, didnt they?
    MetallicaRockz93on July 23, 2005   Link
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    General Commentright before the last solo, james screams at the top of his lungs.sounds like he's yelling..."get my grill cheese now!!!!!!" lol i know that's not what is being said but it's still funny
    ThE $aNdMaNon January 24, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentHey new to these boards. just gota say that is 1 of my fav met songs, the emaning is pretty obvious but id have to say its got the ebst guitar solo metallica has put out there
    Mettal_Rules18on February 01, 2006   Link

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