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You starve your children on neglect
Then feed their bellies with fear (bellies with fear)
Concussion bat to the brain
Witness to a battered mother (battered mother)
[Chorus]
Your abuse will end right here
No longer will your family fear (no longer will your family fear)
A Gunshot to the head of trepidation (head of trepidation)
My promise if you ever lay a finger
Just look at the scars you make
Your terror makes your kids break (make you kids break)
A broken home just as you were raised
With fist raised up to your children
[Chorus]
Your abuse will end right here
No longer will your family fear
A Gunshot to the head of trepidation
My promise if you ever lay a finger

This battle is on all
You've made beautiful Now hateful
You wretched life wrecker
Abuser

Now suffer
Open fire
On the desire of the man
Open fire
With strife we'll strike down the hand (open fire, build the pyre)
If i can't make you see the damage you've made(open fire, build the pyre)
I'll make you wish you'd never been alive

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SOLO:Beaulieu SOLO:Heafy DUAL:Beaulieu DUAL:Heafy


Open fire
On the desire of the man
Open fire
With strife we'll strike down the hand
Open fire
On the desire of the man
Open fire
With strife we'll strike down the hand
(open fire, build the pyre)
If i can't make you see the damage you've made(open fire, build the pyre)
I'll make you wish you'd never been alive



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    puritaniaJan 2, 2009 at 6:17 am
    Its about domestic violence, a father abusing his children because he doesn't know any other way to raise them.. "A broken home just as you were raised" shows how domestic violence is a never ending circle, it just goes around.. And it also metions fighting against abuse as well..

    I love this song, it's very cool that Trivium writes songs about things that truly matter and are of an issue to society at the moment!!

    Pure awesomeness!!
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    musiKisLifeOct 6, 2008 at 2:45 am
    evil abusive dad..magical heo comes and slays him in a bloody death metch, dad dies and life is wonderful again...or not..hero goes on wid life killing abusive fathers

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