Beneath Baghdad

from by Rapid Dominance

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The days of pure
Are long gone
now I feel
the weight of the world
is on my shoulders

To forgive
and reconcile
is to start to heal
but mistrust
and malice fill
these barren streets

Bodies pulled
From piles of rubble and ash

frozen eyes
Witness horrors of the aftermath

the light within
that was shining through
has gotten so dim
frustration mounts
plagued by doubts
yet I won't give in

No one cares
Trapped by their own greed

false pretense
In the land of make believe

Terror reigns
the city's streets has tuned into

A battleground
For occupation and insurgency
let me be

rise above the pain
come my way
I'm waiting for my life
To begin

Violence erupts in these streets

Barrage of bullets
is so deafening

Got Under attack
as I was walking by

now I'm caught in the crossfire
there's nowhere to hide, bullets fly

This can’t be the end
as I lay and bleed
waiting for a life
that never came

The days of pure innocence
Are gone
I close my eyes
I’m sinking in
the noise fades

loss of life
I cannot take that this time it is me

is this my last breath?
I can feel a cold embrace
is this the end of me?
Is it all over?

From this world

Here comes sweet death
Beneath Baghdad
Forever I shall lay
in eternal oblivion

As if he was born to die, the dreamer is sent to an early grave,
faith disappears, and doubt becomes obsessive, How can I believe in a merciful God, when I’m surrounded by suffering?


from Of Innocence and War, released July 31, 2015




Rapid Dominance Denmark

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Rapid Dominance was formed in the small town of Silkeborg, Denmark in 2010 when Iraqi
guitarist/vocalist Adel Haley met drummer Asmus Høyrup. RD released 2 critically acclaimed EP's, played festivals & a tour in Denmark and was nominated for best ''metal band award'' in 2012, LP release & concerts are planned for 2015.
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