Walk the Edge

Album: Fire From The Sky (2012)
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  • This is one of two tracks about opiate addiction on Fire From The Sky (the other one being "Nothing Remains"). Vocalist Brian Fair said: "We've lost some great people in the metal community way too early because they got caught up in the demons of addiction. That story usually ends up the same way and we've heard it far too often recently. It's not specifically about anyone, but [Slipknot bassist] Paul Gray and [Avenged Sevenfold drummer] The Rev are the people that were on my mind. I knew them very well and had great nights out and about with them. And I think about those good times, but it's scary when you think that it can all be taken away in a second. As much of a good time as you want to have, you don't ever want to lose that much control."

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