Pentex sucks! Pentex sucks!!
They drain the life force of my tribe
Pentex sucks!

Bonegnawers suck! Bonegnawers suck!!
They roll around in garbage bins
All Bonegnawers suck!!

(Pentex is bleeding but night is falling)

The Black Hand sucks! The Black Hand sucks!!
Those wyrm-tainted bastard leeches
Black Hand sucks!

If I had my way! If I had my way!
I'd rend them all ripped and torn

(Sweet smell bleeding glow is melting me)

I bring my klave into battle
Shifting into Crinos - I slay wyrmfoe
Then I step sideways....

You can't see me, for I hide within the Umbra

Lyrics submitted by The Spoony Bard

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    General Commenthe's pissed at everything that sucks and wanst to kill everything that sucks. fuckin hell this song is so old and still noone has commented on it!!!!!
    SongMeaningson March 21, 2002   Link
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    General CommentWhat the lyrics in this song refer to are: Rage.
    Pentex, Bone-Gnawers, the Black Hand, Crinos, klave, Crinos, Umbra, and the Wyrm all are from the White Wolf games Rage and Werewolf: The Apocalypse.
    KSCOBRA35on April 03, 2002   Link
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    General Commentit is a good song to rage to
    juddon May 17, 2002   Link
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    General CommentHehe, one of my fav. Slipknot songs because of the Werewolf references, a shame only 2 of the original band members are left. For any one who doesn't play the game, Pentex is an immense corporation that intends to rape and defile Gaia ( mother earth ) in a bid for global domination. BoneGnawers are a tribe of werewolves ( the warriors of Gaia ) but they live in cities and are mostly bums, the other werewolves usually despise them. The Black Hand is an order of vampires. A klaive is a big silver knife. Crinos is the war form of werewolves, a mesh of man and wolf. Wyrmfoe are minions of the Wyrm, which want to destroy Gaia. To stepsideways is to go into the Umbra, and the Umbra is a spiritual world linked to the material one ( and the subject of the song Gently ). Thats it.
    Sanguinon July 25, 2002   Link
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    General Commentok, so again, as with all the MFKR songs, how stoned was whoever wrote this
    allenmiller247on August 19, 2002   Link
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    General Commentslipknot is always fuckin stoned when they write lyrics, and then teens and old bums all over america start to worship these lyrics and want to carve kill, die, and hate in their fuckin arms... crazy shit.
    EcHOinMYeARon October 16, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI've never played werewolf

    so I completely did not know that

    hahaaaah, that's awesome (and I thought he was talking about other bands)
    kijimaon March 25, 2003   Link
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    General CommentWhat is werewolf? A video game?
    slipknot_slayeron September 29, 2004   Link
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    General Commenti find this one of the most calming songs ever
    rah!!hehe!!on October 26, 2004   Link
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    General Commentthis song means shit to me becausw i love slipknot i am "TO THE FUCKING BONE HARDCORE SLIPKNOT LOVER"
    shitface099on November 27, 2004   Link

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