Killswitch Engage - The Crownless King Lyrics




Abolition to this illusion
And all the monuments of hypocrisy

Burn them — burn them to the ground
Destroy them — they're useless to us now

Tear down reminders of a crownless king
This impostor claims authority
Indignation is closing in
You choose a war, a war you cannot win

No one — no one can save you now
Cast down — where no mercy can be found
No willingness to bow to a king without a crown
Where the virtuous can't be found

Defy you — to the depths you descend
I defy you — to the death we defend
Defy you — your rule will come to an end
I defy you — you've become the crownless king

The penitent pray for the downfall
Of your, of your reign
The warrior soul shall break the hold of constraints
In the end you will suffer

Defy you — to the depths you descend
I defy you — to the death we defend
Defy you — your rule will come to an end
I defy you — you've become the crownless king

This storied confusion, distorted and diluted
Will come undone when the balance shifts
And the framework breaks
The framework breaks

To the depths you descend
Become the crownless king
Defy you — I defy you
Defy you — we defy you





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Killswitch Engage The Crownless King Comments
  1. Jefrey Sanchez

    Down for life 2.0 LOL!!

  2. NatureMeetsCity TV

    Randy LOG? nahhhh its Chuck Billy

  3. Mr. Dick

    Le Chuck est vraiement enorme

  4. Jaymz Dawn

    First 15 seconds you definitely feel that Testament wibe!! This is Chuck stuff!

  5. Mariano Laferte

    when bands start using animal artworks its cos they dont have any more creativity? i mean thats my impression lol

  6. Kaushik Baruah

    Ripped off from Testament Down For Life

    Kerry TheCreature

    Ripped off from your mom

  7. Sam Mota

    mano, todos os álbuns com jesse são fuderoso. ele e adam juntos são foda.

  8. Marcin N.

    Welp, they've basically ripped off Testament's Down For Life. I don't know what to think of this, especially knowing that Chuck Billy, the man himself, is on this track. Personally, I'd like to believe this is some sort of tribute...

  9. Luke Banks

    Best song in the album.

  10. longinus cyclone

    damn first the never by mark morton now this 2019 has done chuck billy well even without testament

  11. jpballer100

    Man this goes hard 👌🏻

  12. rocknrollfuehrer

    Well....totally Sounds like DOWN FOR LIFE by Testament 😁

    Óscar Manuel Rodríguez Fernández

    I thought exactly the same when I listened it the first time!!

  13. Wasim Momin

    Chuck Billy sounds like BATMETAL!

  14. Andy Salter

    The mighty Chuck Billy showing these young bucks how it's done !

  15. Panagiotis Mitrotasios

    You never disappointed us! You keep the same music

  16. Alex Méndez Carracedo

    This collaboration with Chuck Billy is awesome.

  17. AcherOnLine

    This song MUST be about trump :D

    OmegaSanction

    Four years of throwing-a-tantrum is getting really old, and I'm not even american.

    Yes, a vote didn't go your way. Grow up lmao

  18. Calvin Silva

    Sem palavras pra essa música. Obra prima

  19. Seven Man96

    Good shit with Chuck.

  20. snowman c

    SONG LYRICS
    Abolition to this illusion
    And all the monuments of hypocrisy
    Burn them — burn them to the ground
    Destroy them — they're useless to us now

    Tear down reminders of a crownless king
    This impostor claims authority
    Indignation is closing in
    You choose a war, a war you cannot win

    No one — no one can save you now
    Cast down — where no mercy can be found
    No willingness to bow to a king without a crown
    Where the virtuous can't be found

    Defy you — to the depths you descend
    I defy you — to the death we defend
    Defy you — your rule will come to an end
    I defy you — you've become the crownless king

    The penitent pray for the downfall
    Of your, of your reign
    The warrior soul shall break the hold of constraints
    In the end you will suffer

    Defy you — to the depths you descend
    I defy you — to the death we defend
    Defy you — your rule will come to an end
    I defy you — you've become the crownless king


    This storied confusion, distorted and diluted
    Will come undone when the balance shifts
    And the framework breaks
    The framework breaks
    To the depths you descend
    Become the crownless king
    Defy you — I defy you
    Defy you — we defy you

  21. Maciel Test

    Que pedrada mano🤘

  22. TeaPee

    BLEIGH, BLEIGH !... ... bleigh, bleigh...

  23. Dashie41

    Chuck Billy rules 🤘🤘🤘

  24. Eric Mannella Parallel Minds

    You know that it was an obligation to have Chuck Billy on this song, when you really know " The Gathering " from Testament !

  25. Chris Read

    I just tweeted Chuck Billy to say thx :)

  26. Millennial

    2:29 BLEGH

  27. Jordan Smith

    I like the fact a bunch of people are now going to know about Testament because of this.

    Búri

    This is such a true comment. Wait... I forgot who they were again.

  28. skotyb

    UUURRRRRRRGGGGGGGHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!

  29. Marcelo RODRIGUES

    best of 2019

    Omega ZX

    Slipknot, Rammstein and BMTH tho

  30. Scydeus

    Some vocals sound like Lamb Of God, I love it.

    Tommy Wilson

    If Chuck Billy done more heavier stuff with harsh vocals like this, I’d love it!

    Tomás F. Rodrigues

    @Tommy Wilson then I think you would like the "demonic" and "the gathering" by testament... Probably the 2 most guttural oriented Testament albums ;)

    Chesty McUnderpants

    @Tomás F. Rodrigues Started with "Low", peaked on "demonic" but "the gathering" is pretty spiffy too :D

  31. rol trans

    this reminds me a bit to last Trivium album...

    Eric Mannella Parallel Minds

    Listen to Down For Life from Testament ;)

    Dashie41

    I say bit of Testament

  32. leonardo reis

    KsE nunca decepciona

    Tiago Campos

    NUNCA !!!

  33. jobson metal

    thrashão mano

  34. jobson metal

    pqp mano que pancada, estou surpreso foda demais

    Victor Razor

    Ta do cacete esse álbum

    Raul Mansano

    Tá direto ao ponto demais

    Raul Mansano

    Muito foda

    Miguel Castro

    Não sei vocês, mas eu tô gostando mto desse álbum, ouso a dizer que é um dos melhores se não o melhor

  35. Vasileios Giannoudis

    Reminds me of Down for Life from Testament's The Gathering in a good good way

    Jess Barnett

    I thought exactly the same.

    leerobbo92

    My head went straight to Elimination by Overkill, from that opening riff. Again, not a bad thing!

    Vasileios Giannoudis

    @leerobbo92 Yes Yes Yes you are so right! I just had more fresh in my memory the Testament riff.

    Αλέξανδρος Γιαννούδης

    @Vasileios Giannoudis σιγα ρε που μου εμαθες και τους Τestament

    Vasileios Giannoudis

    @Αλέξανδρος Γιαννούδης άτσα!

  36. Marcell

    Yes yes YESS!!!

  37. MmIiSsCcHhIi1

    all Songs are so perfect!!!

  38. Tim Euskirchen

    Killswitch may not be the kibgs of metalcore, but definitely Gods of Metalcore! I mean imagine expevting a 10 from 10 Album, than the day is there and you listened to 4 songs and you already know it's a 15from 10!! They never disapoint \m/

  39. Danny Lakins

    Chuck Billy sounds immense.

  40. Jim Mulholland

    You Guys have really turned it up . This Is Amazing !

    Bigstan - ジョナサン

    You must have not heard their previous stuff? This is very weak album

    Derangedxzombie

    @Bigstan - ジョナサン As Daylight Days set the bar too high

    Leigh Wilson

    @Bigstan - ジョナサン beg to differ. Just like their past 2 albums, it's tight as fuck. That being said, KSE can't release anything bad

    Jim Mulholland

    Bigstan - ジョナサン I bet you’re the life of the party

  41. Heinrich Janse van Rensburg

    -headbanging in public-

  42. João Victor

    my god how i love this band

  43. Chris Read

    I believe this song is whats known these days as a BANGER!!!!!

    Dannie 27

    Yes Sir

  44. Stop The Panic

    holy shit

  45. Heeto Death

    The return of thrash metal!!!!!!!!!!

    GayToWin for sure

    its metalcore lmao

    felynecomrade

    @GayToWin for sure Melodic metalcore, to be specific.

    Tomás F. Rodrigues

    It's been back for some time now... And definitely not because of this

    Alexi Luffy

    @GayToWin for sure we know it's metalcore, they are kings of metalcore afterall. but there's obvious thrash influence over here, chuck billy is here afterall. sort of like As I Lay Dying with their track "within destruction"