Drink The Kool​-​Aid

by Doomsday Virus

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The 4th release from Doomsday Virus.


released October 31, 2008

lyrics/music © 2008 doomsday virus all rights reserved
recorded & mixed by mark alan miller @ slaughterhouse studio (westhampton, ma)
mastered by david din @ corrosive-audio (san francisco, ca)
photography by danielle mcgraw (albany, ny)
pre-production & artwork by n.dru / doomsday virus
release date: 10.31.08


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Doomsday Virus Albany, New York

beautifully destructive, new york's doomsday virus has arisen from remission.

snarling vocals and panicked screams deliver brutal, biting lyrics over punishing electronics. sonic sacrifices of synthesizers and disfigured drums form the foundation for this hallowed horrorscape of nightmare noise. whiskey and nicotine fuel the frenetic fury of guitars turned to bonesaw blades. ... more

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Track Name: Symphony for the Paranoid
Track Name: Life Sux (and then you die)

no one ever said that life was fair
i never promised i could take you there
and even if i wanted to
i couldn't change a thing for you
i know how much it breaks your heart
to watch your little world fall apart
but as crumbles within your hands
i know you'll never understand

you can't always have everything you want
but i know that's not what you've been taught
it's hard to believe you could ever be wrong
it's hard to see how you could ever be strong
you've never owned up to anything
faced the fire, or felt the sting
of living your life without that crutch
you don't even see but need so much

there is no need for this
there is no point to this
there is no reason for you to cry
you keep on believing
but never quite seeing
life sucks and then you die

it's no morality
only reality
so dry your pretty little eyes
you just keep screaming
and i'll keep on preaching
life sucks and then you die

you'll never be someone
you'll always be nothing
you'll never amount to
anything at all
just keep on thinking it
and keep on believing it
and rest assured
you will so fall

but your negativity
has no affect on me
i'm strong enough to
rise above it all
i have no time for you
i have no cares for you
i will move on
soaring as you crawl
Track Name: Persistent Vegetative State
how many hours, will you stay tied to machines
how many days, will you waste living this dream
how many months, will pass before you realize
how many years, will slip away before you wonder why

how many wires, will you plug into your brain
how many thoughts, will you allow to be erased
how many pills, will you pop to be perfect
how many nights, will you spend making yourself sick

your eyes are open
but you see nothing
your lips are moving
but saying nothing

your blood is pumping
and still just nothing
they say you're living
but i see nothing there

pull the fucking plug, breathe, and be free
pull the fucking plug, escape from these machines
pull the fucking plug, breathe, and be free
pull the fucking plug, destroy these damn machines
Track Name: Public Displays of Rejection
you picked me up
out of the gutter
you gave me hope and
breathed life into me
like some kind of angel
angel or demon?
a question that never
even occurred to me

i didn't know i
was so sick
infected with your
vile poison

you crumpled me up
tossed me aside
washed me away
back into the gutter
like some kind of trash
trashed and unwanted
needed no more by
my one true lover

you turned so damn cold
i was frozen
by your heart of ice
my sweet addiction

cast aside
torn open wide
laid out on the concrete
crushed me under your feet
strung up what was left of me
on display for all to see

i can never forgive you
i will never forget you
never will i be the same
because of you, i'm forever changed
my heart can never, ever heal
when i try to love, the scars reveal
and show how ugly i've become
exposing all to everyone

never forgive you
never forget you
never forgive you
never forget you
never forgive you
never forget you
never forgive you
never forget you
Track Name: Nothing Left to Live for
why, should i, go on
with this life?
you, don't know, don't know
what it's like

to feel this way
feel betrayed
so afraid
of moving on
of starting new
you've never felt
this way have you?

this was never in the plans
it was never even a thought
this isn't what i bargained for
this isn't what i bought
this was supposed to be forever
but i just ran out of chances
and for every "one more try"
there where only more "last dances"

nothing left, to live for
nothing left, to live for
nothing left, to live for
nothing left, to live for
every day an, eternity
there is nothing, left here to see
so come and take, this life from me
i hate what has, become of me

there's, nothing, left for me
to live for
i, can't try, can't try

every day
more of the same
no matter what
i do or say
it doesn't change
it doesn't move
despite how much
i want it to

before i could catch my breath
before i could blink my eye
my time all went flying past
before i could wonder why
before i knew what hit me
my life had been derailed
i came to inside this great white room
and realized i'd failed
Track Name: Divine Whore
don't fall to her touch
she's got fire eyes
and a heart of ice
a mouth full of lies

you succumb to lust
she'll lure you inside
then panic begins
to grab your mind

you think to yourself
who came here before
were they lesser men
or prey to a whore?

everything’s right
mating game begins
don't know it's a fight
no-one ever wins

see her lying there
a treasure you found
a beautiful gem
you reach for the ground

sins come together
pride and vanity
leads you by the hand
lost your sanity

she crushes your soul
you struggle and gasp
will it leave a hole
escape from her grasp

as i run from you
i still see your face
though you leave a scar
gone without a trace

divine whore
will infect you
divine whore
will drive you mad
divine whore
drives right through you
divine whore
ain't it so sad?
Track Name: It's You
whispers in the darkness
you hear your name
can’t believe the starkness
it’s so insane
everyone’s so thankless
how hard you tried
felt a spark of happiness
and then it died
hearing all their laughter
it cuts inside
here and ever after
on the outside
everything so sudden
it wasn’t long
ask yourself this question
just what went wrong?

the mirror, holds the answer, that you seek
if you could just face it down, face it down
there’s nothing, wrong with me
i’ve done everything, everything they wanted

people always put you down
drive you to the ground
slam you when you’re not around
it’s an injustice
everything you’ve done in vain
thought you played the game
pariah becomes your name
everyone's fucked up

but it’s you
it’s you
so true
it’s you
the world’s
so cruel
but it’s you
it’s the truth

ponder the beginning
of your demise
not your time to go yet
one last surprise
they will feel your vengeance
from deep inside
feeding off the anger
that won’t subside
the tools of destruction
you must amass
seething in your mis-ry
they’ll kiss your ass
once they see the barrel
of a cocked gun
silencing their laughter
let’s have some fun

as you load your weapons
today’s the day
in a hail of bullets
oh yes they’ll pay
at your destination
all clad in black
finger on the trigger
time to attack
as you lift and you aim
you hear a sound
burning in your shoulder
you hit the ground
again in your torso
you lose your breath
see the blue lights flashing
and embrace death
Track Name: Where is your God?
i see the light shine, in your eyes
with all your faith, it's no surprise
you flock and follow, fools in disguise
you chew and swallow, all of their lies

you hope and pray, and wish and plead
for one to come and fill your needs
all this time spent wasted in wait
for someone else to dictate your fate

i see the light fade, in your eyes
with every question, you cannot hide
the truth you seek, from deep inside
the answers bleak, the wounds so wide

you seek to creep, into the shadows
in search of secrets, no-one should know
and in the twilight, of your belief
stumbling broken, into defeat

i see the light die, in your eyes
with each piece of, your broken mind
smashed up, shattered, and left behind
tainted, tattered, but no longer blind

you gasp and grasp, and clutch and grab
at the last shreds of, the faith you had
exposed, disposed, betrayed, collapsed
the ugly truth, at last unmasked

where is your god now?
where is your god?
where is your god now?
where is your god?

there's no sanctity in here
there's no sanity to fear
there is nothing here you need
there is only fear and greed

only promises empty
only deceivers to feed
only monsters at your door
only ghosts you can't ignore
Track Name: The Cruelest Joke
it's dreams, on nights, like these
i'm awakened in my sleep
it makes, me stop, and think
what has become of me?
in the, dark glass, i see
what i'm afraid to see
two souls, deadlocked, in vain
for all eternity

as deep, as my, desire
to run away from here
i'm par-alyzed, inside
by the regret that i fear
too scared, to face, the words
too painful to be true
i can't, deny, that i'm
trapped by my love for you

i'm not laughing anymore
you see this gun pointed at my head?
it's not funny anymore
if i had my way we would both be dead
it's hard to see the humor
even trying to play this losing game
that only has wrong answers
and every one is the fucking same
Track Name: Create your own Disaster
i hate to say it
i can't describe
i regret that i
cannot provide
i can't fulfill this
your delusion
your creation
your confusion

this imagined world
this perfect dream
this grandest lie
the greatest scheme
all in your mind
all in your head
all compromised
all put to bed

i'm slipping out of
out of your reach
out of this role
you built for me
the person that you
so desperately
had wished and wanted
for me to be

the savior in your mind
the answer to your prayers
the one who will come and
the one who takes you there
the hero that is here for you
night after night to your rescue
the only thing you know as true
taking the bullets meant for you

i can't deny it
i cannot hide
can't rectify it
it's all a lie
born from deep
inside of you
so deep inside
you swore it true

so real you touched it
so pained you cried
so shamed you left it
so stained you lied
this fragile glass house
this breaking home
these wretched ruins
these empty hopes

i've shattered it all
broken it down
left it in pieces
upon the ground
i've destroyed the world
that you conceived
that did not exist
that you so believed

the savior in your mind
the answer to your prayers
the one who will come and
the one who takes you there
the hero that is here for you
night after night to your rescue
the only thing you've known as true
dying right in front of you
Track Name: Failure
another day
it always starts the same
it always starts this way
playing this game
if i had my way
you'd have no-one to blame
i'd take it all away
and leave you shamed

if i only knew
just what i had to do
to prove myself to you
to play your fool
but you're so cruel
you always change the rules
you change the rules into
into your tools

i try to change
i fight through the pain
of yet another day
of all your hate
but it's all in vain
no matter what i say
i'll drive myself insane
before you break

though i try to find
you always keep me blind
to what you hide inside
behind your pride
despite my fight
and after all this time
you have made up your mind
pushed me aside

can't you see what you've done to me?
can't you see that you're ruining me?
can't you see that you're scarring me?
can't you see that you're killing me?

you wrecked my mind and left me here
you stole my soul and left me here
you trashed my faith and left me here
you raped my heart and left me here

you'll never see
you'll never bleed
you'll never be
the one i need

so set me free
just let me be
please come unleash
these chain from me

you're a failure
a failure, not a savior
you're a failure
you've left me here to rot

you're a failure
a failure, not a savior
you're a failure
you're no-one's fucking god

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