Critical Acclaim

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Avenged Sevenfold

Avenged Sevenfold (sometimes abbreviated to A7X) is an American heavy metal band from Huntington Beach, California. Formed in 1999, the group consists of M. Shadows (vocalist), Synyster Gates (lead guitarist), Zacky Vengeance (rhythm guitarist), and Johnny Christ (bassist). more »

Shhh quiet might piss somebody off
Like me motherfucker you've been at it for too long
 While you feed off others' insecurities 
You stand in front of me and bite the hand that feeds 

Self-righteousness is wearing thin
(lies inside your head, your best friend)
 Heart bleeds but not for fellow men
(broken glass, your fake reflection)

I've had enough 
It's time for something real
I don't respect the words you're speaking 
Gone too far
A clone 

So how does it feel to know that someone's kid
In the heart of America has blood on their hands
 Fighting to defend your rights 
So you can maintain a lifestyle 
That insults his family's existence 
Well, where I'm from we have a special  Salute that we aim high in the air
 Towards all those pompous assholes 
Who spend their days pointing fingers
(fuck you)

Shhh quiet might piss somebody off
Like the heartbeat of this country when antagonized too long
I'll be damned if you count me in as part of your generous hypocrisy
 Collecting enemies

 Tabloid gossip queen worthless man
(there's no need for us to bury you)
 Selfish agenda once again 
(right this way you've dug your own grave)

I've had enough 
It's time for something real
I don't respect the words you're speaking 
Gone too far
A clone 

All the way from the east to the west we
Got this high society  Looking down on their very foundation  Constantly reminding us that our actions 
Are the cause of all their problems
 Pointing their fingers in every  Direction and blaming their
Own nation for who wins the elections 
They've never contributed a fucking thing to the
 Country they love to criticize 

 Excuse the obscene, ignore the untrue  Depictions we see try and get through  Admitting mistakes can hurt
I'm not the last but I sure ain't the first 

Shhh quiet might piss somebody off

Self-righteousness is wearing thin
(lies inside your head your best friend)
 Heart bleeds but not for fellow men
(broken glass your fake reflection)

I've had enough 
It's time for something real
I don't respect the words you're speaking 
Gone too far
A clone

Written by: BRIAN HANER, JR., BRIAN ELWIN HANER, JR., JAMES SULLIVAN, JAMES OWEN SULLIVAN, JONATHAN SEWARD, MATTHEW SANDERS, MATTHEW CHARLES SANDERS, ZACHARY BAKER, ZACHARY JAMES BAKER

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Critical Acclaim