It wasn't so long ago
I remember time's where life was so cold
Everything was dark and still
I thought I had a chance in life
The demons called my name
They dragged me inside the chambers of hell
No one could hear me, I bled tears of pain

Son, confront me
The road to devastation
Kneel before me
The road to devastation
Inhale, exhale
The road to devastation
This is my life
The road to devastation

The sun would rise, the hope would die inside
Another day of misery as the clock turns to agony
Feel the sense of lost time
When everything falls to pieces
And left with a glimpse of light

It wasn't so long ago
I remember time's where life was so cold
Everything was dark and still
I thought I had a chance in life
The demons called my name
They dragged me inside the chambers of hell
No one could hear me, I bled tears of pain

Son, confront me
The road to devastation
Kneel before me
The road to devastation
Inhale, exhale
The road to devastation
This is my life
The road to devastation


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The Road to Devastation Lyrics as written by Maurizio Iacono Jean Francois Dagenais

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    This song sounds to me is about someone struggling with deep depression and their fight to survive with faith. Kataklysm are one of the best new additions to the death metal genre!

    corinthianon January 08, 2007   Link
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    I agree with the deep depression meaning, but these guys aren't a new addition to the death metal genre. In the Arms of Devastation is their 8th album I believe.

    This was my first Kataklysm album and I have to say they kick extremely large asses. This is probably my fav song on it too. Great Vocals. KNEEL BEFORE ME!!!

    CheeseSandwhichon May 21, 2007   Link
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    i love this song...corintian hit it on the head i think...and the solo by Tim Roth of Into eternity fits the song perfectly...a very "At the Gates'y" song love it.

    harper83087on February 13, 2008   Link
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    In a certain point of vue I think this song could be about drugs, "the road of devastation" "inhale, exhale" "the demons called my name" or maybe is it just me that see drugs everywhere ;P

    keldormon June 19, 2008   Link
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    Son, confront me... The Road To Devastation Kneel before me... The Road To Devastation Inhale, exhale... The Road To Devastation This is my life... The Road To Devastation

    hte vocals in these part is gr88

    sidd271666on April 29, 2011   Link

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