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This song is based on a book called Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas by Hunter S. Thompson. There is also a movie with the same name with Johnny Depp and Benicio del Toro as the leading actors. (thanks, Henrique - Cascais, Portugal)
Avenged Sevenfold got their name from the Bible verse, "He who kills Cain shall suffer vengeance seven times over." Their name is often abbreviated "A7X." (thanks, Richie - Philadelphia, PA)
The opening line of the song, "He who makes a beast out of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man" is a quote by 17th Century British author Dr. Samuel Johnson. (thanks, Meek - V-Town, NY)
The song title is never mentioned in the lyrics. (thanks, Ivan - Niš, Yugoslavia)
The "Lowdown" and "Lido Shuffle" singer makes a habit of playing with the best in the business.
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