Stop! Before It's Too Late and We've Destroyed It All

Album: Congregation Of The Damned (2009)
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Songfacts®:

  • This is the opening track of American Metalcore quintet Atreyu's fifth album, Congregation Of The Damned.
  • The song is based on a Joe Rogan comedy sketch in which he sees humans as a plague on the earth. Vocalist Alex Varkatzas explained in publicity materials that he empathizes with Rogan's plight. He said: "When you fly into LA it's all green and beautiful but when you hit the city the air is putrid. It's a big black spot and it doesn't fit into the natural geography. Lyrically, it's as if we're this predatory organism talking over and killing everything. Mother nature would be better off without humans walking the earth."

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