"Refuse/resist" as written by Massimiliano A. Cavalera, Andreas Rudolf Kisser, Igor Cavalera and Paulo Xisto Jr. Pinto....
Chaos A.D.
Tanks on the streets
Confronting police
Bleeding the Plebs
Raging crowd
Burning cars
Bloodshed starts
Who'll be alive?!

Chaos A.D.
Army in siege
Total alarm
I'm sick of this
Inside the state
War is created
No man's land
What is this shit?!

Refuse, Resist

Chaos A.D.
Disorder unleashed
Starting to burn
Starting to lynch
Silence means death
Stand on your feet
Inner fear
Your worst enemy

Refuse, Resist
Refuse, Resist

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"Refuse/Resist" as written by Igor Cavalera Andreas Rudolf Kisser

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  • +2
    General CommentThis song is basically about standing up for yourself as an opressed citizen(the lines: confronting police and stand on your feet seem to put this point across nicely)
    Razormasticatoron June 13, 2003   Link
  • +1
    General CommentMax Cavalera was arrested and questioned more than several times in his teenage years by Brazillian police for the things he stood up for and believed in, during the writing Chaos ad, these times inspired him to write this anthem... \m/
    Vertiison June 20, 2003   Link
  • +1
    General CommentShadowbitch sounds hot and shes right about "sep..." meaning grave yard in porcheguese n spanish its in teritory film clip I reckon, your all right alot of insight in these comments, I have the kaiwos symbol tattoed over my heart thats how much the meaning of the song and the album means/appealed/touched/influenced/inspired "cant think of the word I was gonna say" me, there is alot of unrest in alot of countries, jesus-antichrist-skitzo
    midnightzoneon January 09, 2014   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIt's a great song! I especially like the third verse, how Max sings on it.
    Shadowbitchon May 26, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentShit, I didn't know Max was arrested, but it doesn't surprise me...
    Thanks for sharing your knowledge, Vertiis. \m/
    Eliminationon February 25, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI saw Soufly play this live, it was awesome.
    Ddaduttaon June 21, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI enjoyed Chaos A.D a lot. One of their best albums imo.
    Davidian87on January 15, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentYeah, it's my favorite along with Beneath The Remains. But... who sings that third verse? I don't really think it's Max, or is he?
    Eliminationon June 12, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThe good old max days I miss them! Even though they are getting better with Derek
    music_machine_11on November 07, 2008   Link
  • -1
    General CommentMy fav song of Sepultura, and it is actually about the problems with crime, drugs and other themes, well that occure in the city, it is just what happens here in Mexico
    DeathSSon November 28, 2012   Link

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