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Album: Catharsis (2018)
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Songfacts®:

  • Machine Head frontman Robb Flynn penned the lyrics to this song on the day of the 2017 Charlottesville murders and recorded them about 20 minutes after writing them. The track is dedicated to Heather D. Heyer, who lost her life during the protest against neo-nazism and white supremacy. He revealed:

    "We watched that video of Heather Heyer getting run over and killed and I was just, like, 'What the f--k is going on, man?' You just got a snapshot of me pissed off and raw anger and frustration and confusion. White supremacists are marching every two weeks in the U.S. now and it's pretty f---ing insane."

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