What does Indestructible mean?

Disturbed: Indestructible Meaning

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Song Released: 2008

Indestructible Lyrics

Another mission, the powers have called me away
Another time to carry the colors again
My motivation, an oath I've sworn to defend
To win the honor of coming back home again

No explanation will matter after we begin
Unlock the dark...


    #1 top rated interpretation:
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    Feb 19th 2009 !⃝

    There are some people that have the innate ability to thrive in combat. They spend years honing their talents and become natural instruments of warfare. People like this are actually quite rare, but have exsisted in every society throughout history. Through thier song "Indestructible", Disturbed has captured the emotional power of this rare breed in the heat of battle. The warrior almost ceases to be human and is instead transformed into a destructive force of nature; destroying everyone and everything in thier path. "Indestructible" is about a state of mind some people have that transends any fear of injury or death in war.


    #2 top rated interpretation:
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    Mar 30th 2009 !⃝

    I think the guy above is right but I thought it was also added to that a tribute to the troops in the Army b/c some of them listen to their music to get their heart pumping.


    #3 top rated interpretation:
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    Apr 18th 2009 !⃝

    From david, "anthem for the troops, a song to make people feel strong and strip them of their fear."

  4. Mhekel
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    Apr 13th 2020 !⃝

    Well, a lot of these interpretations are good, what comes to mind for me is considering David’s heritage, I think there is a solid underlying theme in regards that the subject is Israel.

  5. anonymous
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    Dec 15th 2017 !⃝

    A motivating song to get into and used by our western Warriors as a 'mental tool' when preparing for war and battle against the enemy of eastern countries ideology and their forms of religion. In a time when the C.I.A [catholic intelligent agency] evil rise of power with the Pope and His Je[w]suits militant trained mk-ultra controlled neo-con Zionist Nazi's Isis [Israeli secret intelligent services] used to destabilize the middle east and Europe. Their mission that was possible all started to motivate their blood thirsty and hungry ghosts of the past, who went within our well fed Soldiers of war. Right after the fall of the Berlin wall and U.S.S.R's disintegration of no more communion with one another. Then these un-Christian blood thirsty live vampires prepared our young men for the wars that followed. So a song like this could be helpful to get the Soldier's mind naturally psyched up into getting berserked in order to run amok over His enemies of war. Especially with having a strong belief in ''the power of faith'' as with someother kind of drug[s] that would give you more power to feel that you're 'Indestructible' in battle and war. It's like a long time ago somewhere in the far east 'hashish'' was used to motivate Al Sabbaht's ''fighting assassin thugs, sacred beliefs'' that were inspired with smoked hashish within their rag-tag Bush Tribe, before they cut throat their way thru raiding and plundering the Infildels strongholds.

  6. anonymous
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    Aug 16th 2017 !⃝

    The Alpha, "Si vis pacem, para bellum." The Omega, "To survive a war, you gotta become war." ~Rambo, John J.

  7. anonymous
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    Dec 7th 2013 !⃝

    For me this song tells us that humanity blood hunger will never die. Humans made themselves war machines over the ages. It is not that important why you are fighting for the destroying and getting destroyed will alway be there in the war and in the and this indestructible war wanting will alway be there with the humans.

  8. anonymous
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    Aug 24th 2013 !⃝

    This song has two meanings, the first is that it is a song for soldiers, it is to inspire them to continuing fighting for all they love and believe in against those who would destroy it. The second meaning is about Disturbed's long run in the music industry without a single failure.

    To quote David himself "10 years after we began we have withstood the test of time, we're still fucking here!"

  9. anonymous
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    Aug 21st 2013 !⃝

    This song is a moral booster for the troops, and it's also supposed to make people feel strong and strip themselves of their fear when they hear this song.

  10. anonymous
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    May 7th 2013 !⃝

    Indestructible is about how he battled and won against the demons trying to convince him to kill himself to see his girlfriend again.(listen to inside the fire it's about what they said) this song is about how he triumphed "I am indestructible" means the demons couldn't destroy/corrupt his mind so he is indestructible. Also, "the powers have called me away" means the demons called him out. "Come back home again" means to come back out of depression after she died.

  11. anonymous
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    Feb 1st 2013 !⃝

    Absolutey a warrior's song. If anyone ever needs the will to keep fighting, they should pull this song up. I'm in the martial arts, specifically tae kwon do, and I will be a black belt soon. I think that this song describes very aptly the inflexibility of martial warriors throughout history, and the martial arts is the best way to denote that toughness.

  12. hades979
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    Jan 31st 2013 !⃝

    I thought it was about the way people can't be killed in war. Although that is only true for some people. And from I've read about David Draiman he was in the military and I think the song is about himself. being indestructible may not only mean war with guns and crap. But also a war with yourself, friends, family, and anyone else. Something that causes strife among people could also be a war. And the ability to stand there and be uneffected would be proof of being indestructible. it doesn't matter who you are it could be anybody. I mean anyone could fall to it. thats what i think.

    And hey if any members of disturbed reads this you guys are one the best bands ever to me right up there with ozzy.

  13. anonymous
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    Jun 24th 2012 !⃝

    I think this song is about feeling indestructible while in combat. Another interpretation is that it's a warriors anthom

  14. anonymous
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    Feb 11th 2012 !⃝

    Yes It's an encouragement song for soldiers, but it's also about just facing the challenges of the world. Saying nothing can stop you in life

  15. anonymous
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    Feb 9th 2012 !⃝

    It seems like its someone he is calling out to to be awoken by his music, like some kind of prophecy. He mentions it throughout a lot of his songs, its almost like a puzzle. And he may believe it is himself, considering all his talk of being insane, and potentially homicidal. But then it could be a metaphor. All I know is that I have multiple mental disorders that I study and may be related to his if he really has any. And that most of his lyrics are exactly the same as my opinions, emotions, and thoughts. Including this "Dark Destroyer" that I used to day dream that I turned into to consciously escape reality as a small child. But I probably don't know what Im talking about, being only 16 years old. And its just an idea, nothing to be taken seriously. Its just weird seeing A character on the cover of these albums, and described in these songs identical to the one that I created all those years ago but never spoke a word of until now.

  16. anonymous
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    Jul 14th 2011 !⃝

    It makes them feel as the will come home and feel invincible in combat, the will finish there mission with no fear what so ever.

  17. anonymous
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    Jun 22nd 2011 !⃝

    This song is about glorifying killing and destruction in warfare, making people feel indestructible so they can commit atrocities. It's a lie that helps the unfortunates who have found themselves to be the warriors to do the bidding of the powers that be and manifest the corruption of the elite's agenda of domination and acquisition.

  18. Specialops1
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    Jun 3rd 2011 !⃝

    What the song really means or rather who they are talking about are the Special operations guys (i.e. Green Berets, Navy Seals, Force Recon, Pararescue and mostly the Delta force.) If you know any of these guys or know anything about them these guys are true masters of war and leave destruction in thier wake. As well as the other parts of the military I am in no way taking from the other men and women of the armed forces by no means because I am one of those guys. research the Special operations and what they have done through out the past wars and you will see what I am talking about they are tough, determained forces to not be taken lightly. God Speed to all the warriors in the US armed forces.

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