I am my own God
Master slave and I will be beyond the grave
No one will take my soul away
I carry my own will and make my day

I am my own God
See the truth beyond
Through endless lies thy kingdom come
Glorified wisdom illumination tool
Self deceit it's the golden rule

Live your life you're gonna die your own death
There's no one above that's gonna take your breath

I dip my forefinger in the watery blood
Of your impotent redeemer
And write over his thorn torn brow
The true Prince of Evil

What man's created
Man can destroy
Bring to light
That day of joy

Lyrics submitted by Psychedeliasmith

Left Hand Path song meanings
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  • +4
    General Commentthe song is about the life of not a satanist but of an atheist
    this is the best death metal song that i have ever heard and i cant believe there are only four comments while the horrible "I cum blood" by cannibal corpse gets 700 comments!
    Is any one aware of why the other songs on the album are unavailable?
    PlanetarumVagatioon August 07, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General CommentActually is a song about the life of an atheist, despite 'demonic' resemblance.

    When he sing "I dip my forefinger in the watery blood of your impotent redeemer
    And write over his thorn torn brow, the true Prince of Evil" he's speaking about himself, a non-believer who despise the Christ-myth-non historical forgery-falsity and decadent lies. I'm an atheist myself, I don't see anything satanic in me.

    Read these verses:
    "I am my own God
    Master slave and I will be beyond the grave
    No one will take my soul away
    I carry my own will and make my day" and find me anything satanic in it. It's pure nihilistic atheism.

    And Entombed are masters in writing these kind of verses. Actually "Clandestine" album is full of this Nitzschean-Heideggerian verses. Read the opening track "Living Dead" or "Sinners Bleed" or any song..

    they (Entombed) teach us verses that we should made quotes:

    "Live your life you're gonna die your own death
    There's no one above that's gonna take your breath"
    darwinismon August 26, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThe best fucking death metal song by a mile in my opinion..(if you can class it as that)...Riff after fucking Riff...Hell, its so well done I'd call the "Movements" ....When the guitars come back in after the Keyboard Interlude is one of my favotite moments in music.
    Fucking Classic
    serioon March 09, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthe life of a satanist (read the satanic bible by anton lavey)
    the meaning to me is that u , as human , choose ur own life
    BROVon March 23, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Comment2 COMMENTS?

    Entombed is the best Death Metal Easily.

    Great album!!!
    D4MVPon May 28, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentActually, it IS about satanism. "Left-Hand Path"... couldn't possibly be more obvious than that.
    Eliminationon September 01, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentENTOMBED!

    Sessh0umaru01on October 30, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentAgreed that this is one of the best death metal albums ever made. I think Clandestine is better than this one but this song tops anything on there.
    BloodReignon July 10, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentNo Brov, Anton Lavey and the order he's created is not really satanism. There are truer and more ancient evils than that Lavey has created. Real satanism IS devil worship, of which Anton Lavey has nothing to do with. He and his "church" have nothing to do with the real satanists (and its a very good thing they doesn't) as they are pure atheists. And so is this song. Obviously it promotes secular philosophy such as Atheism and Agnosticism.
    MetalRoxon November 24, 2012   Link
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    My InterpretationThe song is clearly about atheism. I can't explain each line, but here it is:

    In the first verse he says that there is no fate given by a god, he lives his life as he wants it.

    In the second verse he ask you to take a closer look at religion. He say that the church lies to you, makes you think that you will go to a better place when you die. After all those lies you think you are illuminated but you only lie to yourself because there is no life after death.

    In the third verse he basically says that there is no God.

    In the fourth verse he says that religion is the root of evil.
    By "impotent redeemer" he means Jesus. He blames him because although he was supposed to save us, after his death everything got only worse, because in the name of God people robed and murdered on almost every continent.

    In the final verse he states that man made God and man can destroy him too and asks us to make it happen so we all live in peace.

    Chimaera987on April 16, 2018   Link

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