Black Hearts Now Reign

Album: The Oncoming Storm (2004)
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  • This song is about the way that the government, big business and careless people are destroying the environment and robing the world of it's natural resources in quest of power, and how eventually the barren world will destroy the people responsible. >>
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    sid - waynesvile, NC

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