back The New Song

Song Information
Written By Hetfield/Ulrich/Hammett/Trujillo
Times Played 4
First Played June 06, 2006 - Berlin, Germany
Last Played June 17, 2006 - Imola, Italy
Description Unreleased song from the Death Magnetic writing sessions. Excerpts of this song can be found in The End of the Line and All Nightmare Long.

Lyrics

The man in black comes around
He blacks the light, he blacks the sound
Just far enough, he takes from here, to rise above the myth of fear
Then lay your soul in life not found

Open up your gate
Spirit dilate
Watch the falling sand
Slipping through his hand

Open up your gate
Spirit dilate
Whisper to your friends
“Death is not the end”

Not the end
Not the end
It’s the beginning

Drop the hourglass of time
Spilling sand we will not find
Dearly beloved we gather today to say goodbye and find our way
Bid farewell with closing eyes

Open up your gate
Spirit dilate
Watch the falling sand
Slipping through his hand

Open up your gate
Spirit dilate
Whisper to your friends
“Death is not the end”

Not the end
Not the end
It’s the beginning

I’ve been a rambler the light changes me
I’ve been a gambler the light sets me free

Done the time in this hell
Accept the toll of the bell
The man in black has turned to light and shall return for you tonight
So say goodbye to your old self

Open up your gate
Spirit dilate
Watch the falling sand
Slipping through his hand

Open up your gate
Spirit dilate
Whisper to your friends
“Death is not the end”

Not the end
Not the end
It’s the beginning

Date Location Venue Content
6/17/2006 Imola, Italy Heineken Jammin Festival @ Autodromo Internazionale Enzo e Dino Ferrari PhotoVideoSetlistDownload
6/10/2006 Castle Donington, England Download Festival @ Donington Park PhotoVideoSetlistDownload
6/8/2006 Arnhem, Netherlands Gelredome PhotoVideoSetlistDownload
6/6/2006 Berlin, Germany Waldbuhne PhotoVideoSetlistDownload

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