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Avenged Sevenfold

Hail to the King

Verse 1

Watch your tongue I'll have it cut from your head
Save your life by keeping whispers unsaid
Children roam the streets now orphans of war
Bodies hanging in the streets to adore
 
Royal flames will carve a path in chaos
Bringing daylight to the night <(night)>
Death is riding in the town with armor
They come to take all your rights

Chorus

Hail to the king
Hail to the one
Kneel to the crown
Stand in the sun
 
Hail to the king
[Hail!]
[Hail!]
[Hail!]
[The King]

Verse 2

Blood is spilled while holding keys to the throne
Born again but it’s too late to atone
No mercy from the edge of the blade
Dare escape and learn the price to be paid
 
Let the water flow in shades of red now
Arrows black out all the light <(light)>
Death is rotting in the town with armor
They come to grant you your rights

Chorus

Hail to the king
Hail to the one
Kneel to the crown
Stand in the sun
 
Hail to the king
[Hail!]
[Hail!]
[Hail!]
[The King]

Bridge

There's a taste of fear
[Hail!] [Hail!] [Hail!] »
When the henchmen call
[Hail!] [Hail!] [Hail!] »
Iron fist to tame them
[Hail!] [Hail!] [Hail!] »
Iron fist to claim it all

Chorus

Hail to the king
Hail to the one
Kneel to the crown
Stand in the sun
 
Hail to the king
Hail to the one
Kneel to the crown
Stand in the sun
 
Hail to the king
[Hail!]
[Hail!]
[Hail!]

Information

Writer(s): Zachary James Baker, Brian Elwin Haner, Matthew Charles Sanders, Jonathan Seward
Video: "Avenged Sevenfold" YouTube Channel

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