"Pain" as written by Max Cavalera, Chino Moreno & Grady Avenell....
Speak up - you know what is up
Code of silence? Who set you up!?
Some shit so wrong in this world
All fucked up now you're gone...
Speak up - you know what went on
How could you let it go?!?
It's murder you covered up
stapled on your soul
It's your day...

Grady Avenell:
Down on my knees
Hands stretched to heaven above
Christ this pain is hard to live with
Don't fill my heart with love
Engulf my heart with vengeance
You need to see our pain
Don't fill this heart with love
The truth needs to be told!!!

Everyone:
You can't mask - Pain!
My pain, Our Pain!!!
You can't mask - Pain!
My pain, Our Pain!!!
You can't mask - Pain!
My pain, Our Pain!!!
You can't mask - Pain!
My pain, Our Pain!!!

Chino:
How the fuck am I supposed to sit still?
All you motherfuckers out there throwing a rock
Better get at this shit why don't you back off quick?
What's - the - body - on my skin?
You won't find what's wrong, we got it back on
One slept under the covers...
That's cause of your life!!!

Everyone:
You can't mask - Pain!
My pain, Our Pain!!!
You can't mask - Pain!
My pain, Our Pain!!!
You can't mask - Pain!
My pain, Our Pain!!!
You can't mask - Pain!
My pain, Our Pain!!!

Dana's Voice:
"Fuck you...
Friday I was freaking out..."

Everyone:
You can't mask - Pain!
My pain, Our Pain!!!
You can't mask - Pain!
My pain, Our Pain!!!
You can't mask - Pain!
My pain, Our Pain!!!You can't mask - Pain!
My pain, Our Pain!!!
You can't mask - Pain!
My pain, Our Pain!!!
You can't mask - Pain!
My pain, Our Pain!!!


Lyrics submitted by sean, edited by sokorny

Pain (feat. Grady Avenell & Chino Moreno) song meanings
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  • +1
    General CommentThis is Chino's part.

    How the fuck am I supposed to sit still?
    All you motherfuckers out there throwing a rock
    Better get at this shit why don't you back off quick?
    What's the body on my skin?
    You won't find what's wrong, we got it back on
    One slept under the covers...
    That's cause of your life!!!
    And I thought it was about the death of his stepson, Dana.
    poolhallXjunkieon March 24, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General Commentyeah, as far as i know, it's about the death of his stepson, Dana, to whom he dedicates many of his songs. especially since there's 2 voice samples of Dana talking:
    "Fuck you...
    Friday I was freaking out"

    poolhall's version of what chino says seems about right, but i thought the first two lines went: "how the fuck am i supposed to stand still? all you motherfuckers out there told a lie, made a deal" but i could be wrong.
    sortileguson April 18, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis is about the death of Max's father, Graziano Cavalera, who did some work for the Mafia, and got killed by some Mafiosa. The lyrics are about Max's (and presumably Igor's) anger at their fathers refusal to let them know who killed him ("code of silence!? who set you up?!). And the pain bit is obvious.
    SoundogBabylonon May 29, 2002   Link
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    General Commentwhat is Chino Moreno saying during his verse? has anyone deciphered it yet?
    thewhitepony33on June 14, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis Song Kicks So Much Ass Its Their Best Song Besides Back To The Primitive
    Dragon_Ninjaon August 28, 2002   Link

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