Balls To The Wall

Album: Balls To The Wall (1984)
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  • Too many slaves in this world
    Die by torture and pain
    Too many people do not see
    They're killing themselves, going insane

    Too many people do not know
    Bondage is over the human race
    They believe slaves always lose
    And this fear keeps them down

    Watch the damned (God bless ya)
    They're gonna break their chains (Hey)
    No, you can't stop them (God bless ya)
    They're coming to get you
    And then you'll get your

    Balls to the wall, man
    Balls to the wall
    You'll get your balls to the wall, man
    Balls to the wall, balls to the wall

    You may screw their brains
    You may sacrifice them, too
    You may mortify their flesh
    You may rape them all

    One day the tortured stand up
    And revolt against the evil
    They make you drink your blood
    And tear yourself to pieces

    You better watch the damned (God bless ya)
    They're gonna break their chains (Hey)
    No, you can't stop them (God bless ya)
    They're coming to get you
    And then you'll get your

    Balls to the wall, man
    Balls to the wall
    You'll get your balls to the wall, man
    Balls to the wall, balls to the wall

    Come on man, let's stand up all over the world
    Let's plug a bomb in everyone's arse
    If they don't keep us alive, we're gonna fight for the right

    Build a wall with the bodies of the dead, and you're saved
    Make the world scared, come on, show me the sign of victory
    Sign of victory, sign of victory

    You better watch the damned (God bless ya)
    They're gonna break their chains (Hey)
    No, you can't stop them (God bless ya)
    They're coming to get you
    And then you'll get your

    Balls to the wall, man
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Comments: 11

  • Babbling Babette from Tulsa OkWell two years ago me & my BF, Catfish, found this record in my Dad's record collection in the attic. We got Mom's old record player and played it over and over. What a bizarre song! Catfish loves it though. He claimed the phrase "balls to the wall" is about boys in the lockerroom showing off their tools. I asked Dad and he said that's ridiculous and wrong. Dad claims it's an old line from airline pilots shoving the hand-controls (with the round balls on top of the levers) all the way to the wall to elevate the airplane. But I prefer Catfish's explanation cause it's raunchier and funnier. Yeahhh! Let 'em all hang out!
  • Lionel Ulloa from Panama, PanamaWikipedia, now day has been explained the obscure reality and controversy on the title track for this album. I knew this from the beginning, the title track and other hitmakers from the same vinyl slab as "London Leatherboys" and the obvious "Lovechild" are renderers of gay themes in amidst of media expectations back in the day. check these following links:

    http://www.metallian.com/accept.php

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Balls_to_the_Wall

    American homophobe ostracized media make a scandal of this, explained the guitarist and twin guitar ethos Wolf Hoffmann.
  • Dave from Salem, MeI agree with Michael in Santa Cruz, CA. That was their BEST Album. I figured it was foreign, just didn't know it was Germany they were from. After Russian Roulete. I figured them from Russia, or around abouts. Kiss-asss...guitars....Guitars... and his voice was what was left. PPPPppppppeeeerrrreccccffftttt!
  • Seth from Ingleside, Txto Michael: Lemmy is the bassist and lead singer for the band Motorhead.
  • Michael from Santa Cruz, CaTo Budoshi:Who is Lemmy you refer to?
  • Michael from Santa Cruz, CaUdo Dirkenschneider may not be the prettiest lead singer of all,but he gave Accept their distinct sound.Almost sounds like Bon Scott of AC/DC.Best album to me is "Metal Heart".Krautmetal is awesome!!
  • Budoshi from Sandnessjøen, Norwayf--king Aye, Jason. That's f--king true.. Just listen to Lemmy.. He ain't pretty, but he kicks ass..:D
  • Jason from Denver, CoTo jeff in Boulder,CO. REAL metal singers are not supposed to be or sound pretty!
  • Jeff from Boulder, CoThis song may be a candidate for the Worst Song in Metal History, and the lead singer looked like a 5' down sydrome child.
  • Kodi from Sydney, CanadaI thought that it was like about the military or like going to jail... You know like when you go to jail and you get checked for weapons, your have to get your balls on the wall there don't you ?
  • Don from San Antonio, TxI like the two white flying V's in the video!
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