As I travel through the astral plains
I see the break ahead
As though the sky has burst in flames
Before the storm I dread

Lightning breaks across the sky
Blackish blue at night
Riders ride on dismal clouds
I scream at heavens light

Storming demons travel through the night
The time is almost here
I lay in a jacket of steel
My scream no one hears

I can feel the storm approaching
The pain is its' reality
The death I breathe is in the air
I feel no more, no longer care

The trumpets sound as I break free
This vision I see just can't be me
What is this that I have done
Why am I the chosen one

Fight on, grab on
Storm rider
Storm rider

Now the rider rides through the night
The time is almost here
As I lay wrapped in steel
My scream no one hears

Help me, through this hell inside
My life's my own, it's my pride
Carry on my solid dream
Save me from this horrid scream

Fight on, grab on
Storm rider
Storm rider


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Stormrider Lyrics as written by Randall Shawver Jon Schaffer

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    this is such a beautiful song....Iced earth has beautiful lyrics....such a talented group...i adore them! i bow to their greatness charmer

    FingerElevenon July 04, 2004   Link
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    Stormrider wanders, and finds himself called by the darkest forces of nature to be their tool of destruction in return for power.

    Dark Ioninumon October 09, 2006   Link
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    biblical, i should look it up...

    the good guyon June 07, 2007   Link
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    Probably biblical...

    This song reminds me of metallica, though.

    thelyonon July 15, 2007   Link
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    Probably biblical...

    This song reminds me of metallica, though.

    thelyonon July 15, 2007   Link
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    Basically "Stormrider" is seeing the sky open up and is being called by the dark forces of nature, if not then Hell. He begins to see visions of something that he would never be able to do but chooses to do so regardless of his intentions.

    The trumpets sound as I break free This vision I see just can't be me What is this that I have done Why am I the chosen one

    AreYouMetalEnoughon December 12, 2007   Link
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    i literally just finished listening to this song. its amazing.....im sitting here wide eyed with my mouth agape......

    IRON MIADEN!on May 27, 2008   Link

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