Obscured by the sun
Apocalyptic clash
Cities fall in ruin
Why must we die?

Obliteration of mankind
Under a pale gray sky
We shall arise

I did nothing, saw nothing
Terrorist confrontation
Waiting for the end
Wartime conspiracy

I see the world, old
I see the world, dead

Victims of war, seeking some salvation
Last wish, fatality
I've no land, I'm from nowhere
Ashes to ashes, dust to dust

Face the enemy
Manic thoughts
Religious intervention
Problems remain


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Arise Lyrics as written by Igor Cavalera Andreas Rudolf Kisser

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    Firstly, Good suggesstion Azathoth. This is an amazing song, Primarily concerned with the decline of mankind through war. Also it is one of best thrash records of all time....which is nice

    serioon February 14, 2005   Link
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    wow fucking fags sepultura will slit all your throats you little bitches this song kicks ass im surprised more pople havent commented on sepulturas songs

    ULlilLadyon February 26, 2005   Link
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    Cool! Classic in the genre. I had a listen to the roots of, disc 2, it stood out even if it was a shitty quality live version. good build up to solo, which really delivers, and the bad ass riffs make me bang my head too hard...

    Josueon April 15, 2005   Link
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    first song i ever heard by them and never heard anything so heavy ever! listened to it for the first time in age and i felt 16 again with my long hair, leather jacket and a goth girl sucking me off. great stuff.

    iamthelawon January 25, 2006   Link
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    Sepultura fucking rocks! What the hell kind of name is "myheartbleedscold?" Fucking emo faggot.

    Rusty_Shacklefordon May 27, 2006   Link
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    fuck goth, this is metal! METAL

    like, the real stuff, the hard stuff that totally assrapes black eyed piss and green gay and whatever they're called

    Ddaduttaon June 05, 2006   Link
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    hey you fucking pussy myheartbleedscold how can you say Sepultura is gay ahen you listen to death cab for cutie you fucking queer

    SinsOfOmissionon June 13, 2006   Link
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    My god, you're more idiotic than the original poster.

    VicarInATutuon June 16, 2006   Link
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    My god, you're more idiotic than the original poster.

    VicarInATutuon June 16, 2006   Link
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    guys... myheartbleedscold poster here in 2002... please comment on the song, not on that gay old message

    Ddaduttaon June 21, 2006   Link

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