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Avenged Sevenfold – Nightmare lyrics

Now your nightmare comes to life.

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
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
And it hurts to know that you belong here
No one to call
Everybody to fear

Your tragic fate
Is looking so clear
It's your fucking nightmare


(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

Down (down! ), feel the fire (fire! )
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
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
No one to call
Everybody to fear
Your tragic fate
Is looking so clear
It's your fucking nightmare

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  • a
    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.
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  • a
    You were made for a Godly purpose. You. Satan wants to deceive you and take that away from you. Satan will use anything and anyone to separate you from the love of God. Do not listen to evil things, do not watch evil things and do not speak evil things. Think of things that are good, say things that are good and see things that are good. Don't be deceived, seek God and you will find Him - He does love you.
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  • l
    Hey your right bout critical acclaim but nightmare has nothin to do bout Jimmy the video is a tribute to him but the has nothin to do wit him cause M. Shadows nd Jimmy wrote the whole album before he died nd Jimmy was able to record this song or atleast a demo of it before he died if you guys ever went to the band website you would know that.
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  • u
    To me the song serves as a warning basically if you play you pay we all have to pay the piper if we choose to stand in judgment against our sins so stand in line while they inc numbers in your head. This line is biblical it refers to the mark of the beast revelations chapter 20 verse 19 the second verse reefers to everyone's personal demonic struggle. A victim of your own creation this refers to the consequences in our lives based on the evil choices we make. You've been lied to just to r* you of your sight and now they have the nerve to tell you how to feel. This refers to the people in your life who judge you to cover upthey're own evil then tell you it wrong for saying so stand up for what you know is right young people. Don't let society Medicate it mind because their best intentions are evil. Jesus died for all our sins. Shame. And evil. So font buy into the lie that you have to stand in judgement. Jesus took it for us.
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  • m
    When my brother caught me listening to this, he thought I was listening to devil worship music. I had to explain to him that its the complete opposite. It's telling you not to take your life for granted. I guess I get this song pretty good because I have written some songs like this. Don't fall to the wrong side. Don't mess your life up. Life is short spend it doing the good things in life. This song has helped me a lot. I have never really cared about my life or what I did with it. I started getting depressed and cutting myself. This song was on my discover weekly on Spotify- I listened to it all the way through, then looked at the lyrics. It reminded me what would happen if I stayed on that course of life and It scared me, so I tried my best to stop. I looked at other A7x songs and they were amazing. My entire playlist is full of their music. I wanna thank A7x for helping me- before I listened to them, I was on the brink of suicide. So Nightmare is my go-to song whenever I'm close to doing something terrible. (Rip The Rev).
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