God Bless
Combichrist Lyrics


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God bless:
Jeffrey Dahmer, Theodore Kaczynski, Richard Ramirez
Robert Berdella, David Berkovitz, Albert DeSalvo, Joseph Briggen
Timothy McVeigh, Gary Leon Ridgway, Paul Bernardo and Karla Homolka

Ted Bundy, Edmund Kemper, Kenneth Bianchi and Angelo Buono
Herman Drenth, Albert Fish, Andrew Cunanan, Robert Yates
John Wayne Gacy, Aileen Wuornos, Charlie Starkweather, Caril Fugate
David Koresh, Marshall Applewise, Robert Hansen, Herbert Mullin
Edward Gein, Caroll Cole, Richard Cottingham, Joseph Franklin
Charles Manson, Harvey Carignan

God bless, God bless




God bless, God bless
God bless, God bless

Overall Meaning

The lyrics to Combichrist's song "God Bless" are shocking and unsettling to many listeners. The song is essentially a list of notorious murderers and serial killers, with the repeated refrain of "God bless" at the end of each line. At face value, the lyrics seem to be glorifying these killers or suggesting that they deserve some sort of divine blessing.


However, it's important to understand the context in which this song was created. Combichrist is known for their aggressive and confrontational music style, and "God Bless" was released in 2005 during a time of political and social upheaval. The song can be interpreted as a commentary on the state of society at the time - a reflection of the violence, fear, and uncertainty that many people were feeling.


Rather than celebrating these killers or their actions, the song can be seen as a way of pointing a finger at society as a whole. By saying "God bless" after each name, the lyrics are drawing attention to the fact that even those who commit the most heinous crimes are still human beings who are capable of being blessed or loved by a higher power. It's a reminder that we are all part of the same flawed and imperfect world.


Line by Line Meaning

Jeffrey Dahmer, Theodore Kaczynski, Richard Ramirez
We recognize the individuals who have committed heinous crimes such as murder and bombing, and although society condemns them, we choose to bless them.


Robert Berdella, David Berkovitz, Albert DeSalvo, Joseph Briggen
We extend our blessings to those who have killed and tortured people through methods such as strangulation, stabbing, and sexual assault.


Timothy McVeigh, Gary Leon Ridgway, Paul Bernardo and Karla Homolka
We acknowledge the individuals who have carried out mass killings, targeted victims based on gender or sexual preference, and acted as accomplices to murder, and we bless them.


Ted Bundy, Edmund Kemper, Kenneth Bianchi and Angelo Buono
We offer our blessings to individuals who have killed and sexually assaulted women and girls, and we do not condemn their actions.


Herman Drenth, Albert Fish, Andrew Cunanan, Robert Yates
We bless those who have killed children, cannibalized their victims, and murdered individuals based on their sexual preference or status as a sex worker.


John Wayne Gacy, Aileen Wuornos, Charlie Starkweather, Caril Fugate
We choose to bless those who have killed for pleasure, revenge or financial gain, and we do not judge them harshly.


David Koresh, Marshall Applewise, Robert Hansen, Herbert Mullin
We acknowledge those who have committed crimes such as arson, cult leading, and killing people through methods such as shooting and stabbing, and offer them our blessings.


Edward Gein, Caroll Cole, Richard Cottingham, Joseph Franklin
We bless those individuals who have killed for various reasons such as necrophilia, cannibalism, and other violent impulses, and we do not condemn their actions.


Charles Manson, Harvey Carignan
We end the song with blessings to Charles Manson, an infamous cult leader who was convicted of several murders, and Harvey Carignan, a serial rapist and murderer.




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John Connard

Jeffrey Dahmer, Theodore Kaczynski, Richard Ramirez
Robert Berdella, David Berkovitz, Albert DeSalvo,
Joseph Briggen, Timothy McVeigh, Gary Leon Ridgway,
Paul Bernardo & Karla Homolka

Ted Bundy,
Edmund Kemper, Kenneth Bianchi and Angelo Buono
Herman Drenth, Albert Fish, Andrew Cunanan, Robert Yates
John Wayne Gacy, Aileen Wuornos, Charlie Starkweather, Caril Fugate
David Koresh, Marshall Applewise, Robert Hansen, Herbert Mullin

Edward Gein,
Caroll Cole, Richard Cottingham, Joseph Franklin
Charles Manson, Harvey Carignan

God bless, God bless
God bless, God bless
God bless, God bless



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Kalas LeRoi

this video is one of the best, thanks for this masterpiece

Electrohead

nice band :)

John Connard

Jeffrey Dahmer, Theodore Kaczynski, Richard Ramirez
Robert Berdella, David Berkovitz, Albert DeSalvo,
Joseph Briggen, Timothy McVeigh, Gary Leon Ridgway,
Paul Bernardo & Karla Homolka

Ted Bundy,
Edmund Kemper, Kenneth Bianchi and Angelo Buono
Herman Drenth, Albert Fish, Andrew Cunanan, Robert Yates
John Wayne Gacy, Aileen Wuornos, Charlie Starkweather, Caril Fugate
David Koresh, Marshall Applewise, Robert Hansen, Herbert Mullin

Edward Gein,
Caroll Cole, Richard Cottingham, Joseph Franklin
Charles Manson, Harvey Carignan

God bless, God bless
God bless, God bless
God bless, God bless

Kalas LeRoi

Please someone know about the font lyrics?

Kyla Painter

Hey thats right... What the fuck happened to Henry Lee Lucas?? Lawrence Bittaker? Joel Rifkin? Andrei Chikatilo?? Damnit Combichrist, get with it! Lol ;) At least Gacy and Ridgway were up there though :D

P4cient

Jack The Ripper, H.H.Holmes, Anatolij Onoprienko..

Ed Word Why

Paul and Karla got a little bit dyslexic but that ok, still awesome

Yero

1:42 thats Harry Potter director?

Amelie S.

No, that was David Yates.

EddieDutraIsBack

I miss Henry Lee Lucas

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