We Are Not Your Kind
kicks of with this one-and-a-half-minute atmospheric track that finds Corey Taylor "counting all the killers" over sweeping waves of sound. His voice then melts into distorted chaos.
Asked by Loudwire
who the killers are, Taylor replied: "It's a metaphor for counting all the ways that you've been minimalized, marginalized - all the things that have been laid on you like an issue and the things that have been laid on you like a scapegoat. You're counting all the things that are slowly killing your identity."
We Are Not Your Kind's closing track, "Solway Firth," opens with a similar lyric:Today, up on this hill, I'm counting all the killers