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Slipknot: Duality Meaning

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Song Released: 2004


Duality Lyrics

I push my fingers into my eyes...
It's the only thing that slowly stops the ache...
What Is made of all the things I have to take...
Jesus, it never ends, it works it's way inside...
If the pain goes on...
Aaaaaaaah!

I have screamed until...

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    anonymous
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    Feb 8th, 2006 2:28am report


    "duality is about standing at the crossroads of your life, looking down both paths, and going, 'now what am I going to do?'"
    -corey



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    anonymous
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    Mar 7th, 2007 3:24pm report


    I think its both the cross roads and the headache of making the right decision and being unsure about what one you should choose so you have a headache from a very difficult decision in your life. But who cares what I think?



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    anonymous
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    Feb 11th, 2006 2:18pm report


    Yeah, you're both kind of right.

    Stop it with the fake Corey business, it's really fucked up.



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    anonymous
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    Aug 10th, 2013 8:59pm report


    How can you guys listen to these songs? I like metal and rock but these kinda songs give me headache, hard to listen to and it kinda sucks -which means I don't feel entertained when listening to it.

    Snuff is good btw.. no, I like it a LOT!



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    mcfer
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    Jul 20th, 2013 7:16am report


    your all idiots!



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    anonymous
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    Mar 17th, 2013 3:01am report


    This is actually a representation of one of the bible stories. they crowd alone in a house so full with followers that some even come through the roof. they are likening their words to that of christ's.



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    anonymous
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    Jan 7th, 2013 1:59am report


    This peice is one of the most favorited off the 2004's Vol. 3 Subliminal Verses album. They have always produced some great singles, this among them. Duality is written about the tempers of your life, and how it is really hard to make the right decision at some points in your life. Corey Taylor does not write about uselessness, he actually writes with emotion and meaning, and he will never sell out. A true rock LEGEND. Slipknot forever, MAGGOTS.



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    anonymous
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    Dec 26th, 2012 12:30pm report


    he is uncertain of the path that lies ahead, it scares him to think about an eternal life after death, .



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    music4life
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    Dec 6th, 2012 12:07pm report


    This song is one of the BEST songs ever. I LOVE slipknot. Anway, I've always wondered what this song was really about and after I thought about it I understood. This song is about a person who hurts so bad that the only way to get ride of that hurt is to cause themselves pain. They scream and scream and try to break free but they just can't seem to get away....



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    mgrube1
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    Apr 27th, 2012 4:41pm report


    The song isn't about a migraine headache It how Jesus is in there life. Here's Satin corruption that is driving him crazy that cause to have pain is because corruption of Satin. "Pain goes on I am not going to make it" Satin causing to have kind pain that is him to fail. How about this "All I got is insane" driving him crazy. He's the earth has two sides good and evil. it a fight to stay with the light. The Duality.



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    anonymous
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    Nov 24th, 2011 11:38pm report


    the song Duality by Slipknot is about overcoming a addiction it is proved when they say "slowly stops the ache" it means slowly stops the craving of the addiction that is it Thank You for your time



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    anonymous
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    Sep 8th, 2011 9:14am report


    For me, the song's about someone who has to make a decision, but cannot make his mind, because every option seems to be bad. This person's life will always be guided by destiny, and destiny is not always the best thing the person wants. When he says that if the pain goes on, he's not gona make it, he means that if his life continues to hurt him, to be bad to him, he won't be able to continue to live, he may not make it.

    Basically, in my opinion, the song's about making decisions in life, although they may hurt you, and dealing with the fact that destiny will always rule, in some kind of way, your life.



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    anonymous
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    Jul 1st, 2011 7:49pm report


    call me crazy but if i had a headache i probably wouldn't even b able to listen to this song, even tho slipknot is most definitely my favorite band, the crossroads explanation sits well with me but i would like to think that maybe its about being stressed out from a gigantic load of BS that u can't handle, i could b wrong tho



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    anonymous
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    Jun 18th, 2011 6:42pm report


    It's about headache but not only: interview here http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2011/jan/12/corey-taylor-slipknot-stone-sour



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    anonymous
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    Jun 14th, 2011 6:44pm report


    I think it means that he is having a hard time picking a decision and he is getting pressure so he has to push his fingers into his eyes to relieve it.



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    anonymous
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    Apr 10th, 2011 4:25pm report


    Oh herro, DJ Not Nice here, it about an angry man from teh peopres repubric who has a very short wrang and a math GPA lower den 4.0.



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    anonymous
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    Apr 8th, 2011 4:17am report


    yeah. it is how the fans interpret it. i know what the meaning is. the decision was he couldn't decide between a cheeseburger and a whopper.



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    anonymous
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    Feb 17th, 2011 2:53pm report


    I think the "I push my fingers into my eyes" is him saying that he can't take life and that's his "release" to all the stress.



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