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NIGHTMARE!
Now your nightmare comes to life.

Dragged you down below
Down to the devils show
To be his guest forever
Peace of mind is less than never

Hate to twist your mind
But God ain't on your side
An old acquaintance severed
Burn the world your last endeavor

Flesh is burning
You can smell it in the air
Cause men like you have such an easy soul to steal (steal)

So stand in line while they ink numbers in your head
You're now a slave until the end of time here

Nothing stops the madness turning, haunting, yearning pull the trigger

You should have known
The price of evil
And it hurts to know that you belong here
Yeah
Oooooooh
It's your fucking nightmare
While your nightmare comes to life

Can't wake up in sweat
Cause it ain't over yet
Still dancing with your demons
Victim of your own creation

Beyond the will to fight
Where all that's wrong is right
Where hate don't need a reason
Loathing self-assassination

You've been lied to
Just to rape you of your sight
And now they have the nerve to tell you how to feel (feel)

So sedated as they medicate your brain
And while you slowly go insane they tell ya
"Given with the best intentions, help you with your complications"

You should have known
The price of evil
And it hurts to know that you belong here
Yeah
No one to call
Everybody to fear
Your tragic fate
Is looking so clear
Yeah
Oooooooh
It's your fucking nightmare
HA! HA! HA! HA!

(Break)

(Maniacal laughter)
Fight (fight! ) not to fail (fail! )
Not to fall (fall! )
Or you'll end up like the others

Die (die! ), die again (die! )
Drenched in sin (sin! )
With no respect for another
OH!

Down (down! ), feel the fire (fire! )
Feel the hate (hate! )
Your pain is what we desire

Lost (lost! ), hit the wall (wall! )
Watch you crawl (crawl! )
Such a replaceable liar

And I know you hear their voices
(Calling from above)
And I know they may seem real
(These signals of love)
But our life's made up of choices
(Some without appeal)
They took for granted your soul
And it's ours now to steal

As your nightmare comes to life

You should have known
The price of evil
And it hurts to know that you belong here
Yeah
No one to call
Everybody to fear
Your tragic fate
Is looking so clear
Yeah
Oooooooh
It's your fucking nightmare



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  • punk_chick1212
    +52
    punk_chick1212Jun 16, 2010 at 10:27 pm
    i taKE a moment to pause in memory of Jimmy Sullivan. vote up if you love the "The Rev" and want him to live on in your heart. :)
  • a
    +13
    A7XrulesAug 13, 2010 at 9:45 am
    Love this song I hate that the rev died(god rest his soul we miss you Jimmy) and I love the drums at the of the music video because it reminds us what is going to happen to us one day and it takes the death of a beloved figure to show us that and I still can't listen to Fiction without tearing up. We love and miss you rev. My heart goes out to the other band members of A7X I'm sorry for your loss
  • A7Xrica
    +11
    A7XricaJun 27, 2010 at 2:25 pm
    As much as I would like to admit that I got over Jimmy's death, I simply can't. I just realized how much Avenged Sevenfold changed my life.

    Anyways, I believe this song is about a person who ruined his life so much and now the devil's coming to get him.. and so it's his fucking nightmare.
  • l
    +5
    LiLFredDiAug 28, 2010 at 5:14 pm
    This song iz kick azz
    like all there songs ima see them september 5
    suck im nt goin to see The Rev:(
    A7X foREVer
    RIP Jimmy
  • s
    +4
    syngatesAug 31, 2010 at 11:46 am
    R.I.P REV also fiction is by the rev and it was orignally for the band pinkly smooth and was orignally called death

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