Black Sabbath - War Pigs Lyrics

Black Sabbath Paranoid cover art
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Generals gathered in their masses
Just like witches at black masses
Evil minds that plot destruction
Sorcerers of death's construction
In the fields the bodies burning
As the war machine keeps turning
Death and hatred to mankind
Poisoning their brainwashed minds
Oh lord yeah!

Politicians hide themselves away
They only started the war
Why should they go out to fight?
They leave that role to the poor

Yeah

Time will tell on their power minds
Making war just for fun
Treating people just like pawns in chess
Wait 'till their judgment day comes
Yeah!

Now in darkness world stops turning
Ashes where the bodies burning
No more war pigs have the power
Hand of God has struck the hour
Day of judgment, God is calling
On their knees the war pig's crawling
Begging mercy for their sins
Satan laughing spreads his wings
Oh lord yeah!

Track Listing
12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 War Pigs
  • 2 Paranoid
  • 3 Planet Caravan
  • 4 Iron Man
  • 5 Electric Funeral
  • 6 Hand of Doom
  • 7 Rat Salad
  • 8 Fairies Wear Boots


  • Credits
    publisher: ©T.R.O. INC.
    writers: Michael Butler, William Ward, Tony Iommi, Ozzy Osbourne
    album: Track 1 in album Paranoid
    release date: 1970-9-18
    popularity : 287 users have visited this page.
    genres: Rock Non-Music
    styles: Hard Rock/Heavy Metal/Doom Metal/Speed Metal/Southern Rock
    length: 7:57
    producer: Rodger Bain
    drums: Bill Ward
    engineer: Tony Allom and Brian Humphries
    lead vocals: Ozzy Osbourne
    electric guitar: Tony Iommi
    electric bass guitar: Geezer Butler
    Album Information
    label: Vertigo
    country(area): United Kingdom
    format: 12" Vinyl
    script: Latin