Terminal, what disease?
Told me too late
What's this cough and wheeze?
Fatal? You're shittin' me!
A second opinion
Is what I need
Laughin' in a windstorm
Blowin' all the cornstalks down
Cryin' in a funeral home
Forward my mail, six feet underground


Contagious? Say, why not?
Not just me
Waitin' to rot
Painful? Yeah, I know
It couldn’t be easy
When I had to go
I'm yankin' on my plug
And I can't seem to get it loose
Pullin' all the stops
Your ideals change when you got nothin’ to lose

(chorus 1)

(chorus 2)
Eliminate the right
Eliminate the wrong
Eliminate the weak
Eliminate the strong
Eliminate your feelings
Eliminate too late
Eliminate the hope
Eliminate, eliminate!

If I had just one more day
I'd turn it all around
I'd make a play of good, clean livin'
And dig me out of the ground
And if I had just one more day
I'd say it to your face
Pull the plug on everyone
Eliminate this race.
We want to cure
And we want it now.
Reissue hope
We don't care how
You're makin' a mess
Diseasin' a nation
Runaway train to elimination

Hopeless? There's no doubt
Set on a slow burn
From the inside out
Careful? Say, what for?
Last one out
Closes the coffin door
Spendin' all you saved
And wishin' for a little more
If I'm lookin' at the ceilin'
Then I must be layin' on the floor.

Terminal, what disease?
Told me too late
What's this cough and wheeze?
Fatal? You're shittin' me!
A second opinion
There's gotta be
Laughin' at the epidemic
Something is going around
Crying at the epidemic
Pullin' on nails, six feet underground

(chorus 1)
(chorus 2)

Lyrics submitted by emmerder

Elimination song meanings
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    General CommentBadass song, can't believe no one has posted.
    I got to see this one live, not long ago, that was one crazy mosh pit...
    Anyway, about a meaning... I guess it's about a terminal disease epidemic.
    Eliminationon January 16, 2006   Link
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    General CommentIndeed, great song.

    It's fairly straightforward. About a disease.
    Mubarizon June 19, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentoverkill-the greatest trash band ever!!!
    ajdinson July 21, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Comment1989 - It is specifically about AIDS.
    ecstasy*of* goldon October 26, 2006   Link
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    General CommentReally? I didn't know AIDS made you cough and wheeze, or was painful on its own, really.
    Eliminationon January 21, 2007   Link
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    General CommentYou usually die of Pnumonia with aids or a cold as your body can't stop it. Kick arse song though.
    Mortislegionon May 27, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI agree with the Aids epidemic theory, but I would like to add war (chemical warfare)as well. eeeeeeeeelimination.
    RichardHarriison January 17, 2009   Link
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    General CommentAIDS fucks up your immune system, so it doesn't hurt.
    when you have aids your body can't act against normal diseases, like pneumonia.
    this music is awesome, but i can't stop thinking that it sounds kinda nazi...
    joelpizzaguyon January 28, 2009   Link
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    General CommentHmm, the riff sounds like master of puppets. Great song anyways
    randomstofilon January 02, 2011   Link
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    General Commentyeah, its about a deadly disease, one thats killing a lot of people
    MegadethMaiden23on July 16, 2011   Link

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