Album: Sacrifice (1995)


  • This song is about, as lead singer Lemmy Kilmister puts it, "The f--king hopelessness of war." >>
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    John - Glasgow, Scotland
  • This appeared in the movie Tromeo and Juliet. Lemmy has a part in this movie. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Jeff - Haltom City, TX
  • The lyrics, "In you the poison breeds, crawling with the mark of Cain," refer to the biblical story of Cain and Abel, the sons of Adam and Eve. Jealous over God's preference for his upstanding brother, Cain murders Abel in a jealous rage. God responds by condemning Cain wander the earth as a fugitive for the rest of his days, placing a mark of damnation on his forehead so no one can put him out of his misery.

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  • Alex from St Louis, Moget more motorhead songs on here!!!!!!
  • John from Glasgow, ScotlandLemmy's birthday is on christmas eve
  • Phil from San Jose, CaLemmy was a roady for Jimi Hendrix!
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