Oppression is the holy law
In God I distrust
Italic monuments will fall
Like ashes to dust
It's war and creed the master plan
The battle's where it all began
It's propaganda shouts despair
And sends this virus everywhere

Religion is hate
Religion is fear
Religion is war
Religion is rape
Religion is obscene
Religion is a whore

The pestilence of Jesus Christ
There never was a sacrifice
No man who hung the crucifix
Beware the call for purity
Infections their facility
I've made my choice
666!

Carussa Green's a pedophile
No praying for the priest
Confession finds a lonely child
Now preys on the weak
You think your soul can still be saved
I think you're fucking miles away
Scream out loud, here's where you begin
Forgive me Father for I have sinned!

Religion is hate
Religion is fear
Religion is war
Religion is rape
Religion is obscene
Religion is a whore

The target's fucking Jesus Christ
The one I'd love to sacrifice
I'd nail him to the crucifix
Beware the call for purity
Infections their facility
I've made my choice
666!

Jesus is pain
Jesus is gore
Jesus is the blood that is spilled in war
He's everything
He's all things dead
He's pulling down the trigger pointed at your head!
The fear your shoulded to the front
Revelation, Revolution,
I see through your cracked illusion!

The war on terror just drags along
My holy god it's growing strong
It's propaganda shouts despair
And sends this virus everywhere

Religion is hate
Religion is fear
Religion is war
Religion is rape
Religion is obscene
Religion is a whore

There is no fucking Jesus Christ
There never was a sacrifice
No man upon the crucifix
Beware the call for purity
Infections their facility
I've made my choice
666!


Lyrics submitted by gothic_hobbit, edited by THEOCSLAYER

Cult Lyrics as written by DAVE LOMBARDO, KERRY KING

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  • +4
    General Comment

    this song is proof that the new slayer album is gonna kick ass

    Death7991on June 14, 2006   Link
  • +4
    General Comment

    this song is a big FUCK YOU to any and all religions...

    The_Unforgiven_Oneon December 16, 2006   Link
  • +3
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    This song is amazing, and Ddadutta is right, jeff and king write this music , and he just sings it, he is a christian, but, its music, dont take it so seriously, i love this song, im not a christian, its the guitar work that gets to me, its epic

    tyboisfunon August 02, 2006   Link
  • +3
    General Comment

    acually for everyone that says jeff is catholic ur wrong...he said he USED to be catholic and now him and kerry king are atheist...they just find it more fun to write about satanic stuff than god and shit like that

    metalhead-666on November 12, 2007   Link
  • +2
    General Comment

    yo man slayer's got some balls for this.sick.

    fxcking_turtleon December 16, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    I'm still pumped for the new album, but this still isn't really Slayer. Seasons in the Abyss was the last "classic" Slayer album... I miss that. Don't get me wrong, I loved God Hates Us All, but it seemed that the lyrics in their older albums had much more substance and meaning...

    TheKorean2908on June 29, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    This song's proof that Slayer's sound/style is going to stay the same for the next album. :)

    Bertxxon July 12, 2006   Link
  • +1
    My Opinion

    This song is kickass! Slayer has really outdone themselves with this one. The music is great and the lyrics, while being really anti-Jesus, still show good writing. No one get mad at this, but religion does cause a lot of fear and war in the world (just look at Isreal) but it does a lot of good too. Everyones being way to up-in-arms about the lyrics and what they tell people when in reality people have the ability to choose for themselves what they listen to and what they think. Slayer nor anyone can tell them what to think. Also, why are religious enthusiasts posting on a Slayer lyric page? To tell people not to listen to music that they like? Hmm...

    KingSlayeron March 22, 2009   Link
  • 0
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    Ahem, this song rocks...I dunno about the album being good though. I listened to Jihad and personally I didn't really like it ... God Hates Us All was alright I guess, I only liked about half the songs though. Not that huge on Slayer but damn they have got some great songs.

    I think Slayer actually need to calm down with the anti-Christian lyrics. I mean, I'm not Christian, I'm Muslim (seriously don't tell me I'm a terrorist because of that...I hate stereotypical people like that), but they seem kinda obsessed with the whole anti-Christian thing. To me, it seems like they're just writing a lot of songs like this one to spark controversy, but then again it's also possible that the band is just trying to get people to not just blindly follow a religion.

    Some songs like Jesus Saves could be interpreted like stop sinning then just praying and thinking it's all okay and everything, but this one, it's got some stuff that is just pure anti-Christian and I think it's a bit strange how Araya would sing that when he himself is Christian (I believe he is, right?). Parts like:

    "There was no fucking Jesus Christ" "I'd nail him to the crucifix"

    And things like that. It doesn't seem to me like he's trying to get people to think about following religion blindly there. It just looks like he wants to be controversial and wants to look like a big anti-Christian rebel.

    Well, that's just my opinion. I still like the song though lol. Tell me what ya think.

    metalhead1000on July 08, 2006   Link
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    If Araya is a christian he sure is the worst I've ever seen. I'm pretty sure they (jeff and king write most of the lyrics) just write this stuff to shock and be "heavy". It really annoys me, since there are like literally MILLIONS of bands writing the same stuff out there, and Slayer are a band that could write much better, as albums like Seasons in the Abyss has shown.

    Ddaduttaon July 16, 2006   Link

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