Well, I don't write the lyrics, I mean I haven't written lyrics for any of the stuff. As far as that goes, it's pretty much between me and Pete [Helmkamp, vocalist]. We'll come up with maybe a topic, then he'll come up with some lyrics to go -to- that topic. You know, but in most cases with lyrics, he'll just come up with his own stuff.
I mean, aggression doesn't absolutely have to mean anger. It's just... it's a fire thing, you know, if you got the fire, if you're fired up about doing something that's really over the top and powerful, then that's what you're going to do and you're going to be able to do it, 'cause you're going to write something that you're understanding. If you're trying to write something that doesn't suit your personality, you're not going to be able to do it right, because through the process of writing something, you're going to become confused 'cause you're stepping into unfamiliar waters.
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