Lies of Serpents, a River of Tears
by Zao

Album: Where Blood and Fire Bring Rest (1998)

Songfacts®:

  • During Zao's early years, the West Virginia-based metalcore band was labeled a Christian act as the band members' faith influenced much of their repertoire. This song, however, finds them taking fellow Christians to task. Lead singer and songwriter Daniel Weydant explained: "This song is about people who made my walk as a Christian the hardest and the fact that a lot of them were Christian." A fair amount of the songs on this album are themed around this topic.
  • The sound at the end was taken from Stanley Kubrick's The Shining, where Danny rides his bike over the floor and carpet. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Jared - Natchitoches, LA, for above 2

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