Avenged Sevenfold - Doing Time Lyrics




The lives of some men
If walls could talk to spill the lies
We'd see the world through devil's eyes

I maintain an addiction
Been known to take it too high
I got an itch with a loaded hair trigger
And a one-way ticket to fly

When there's no writing on the wall
I see the lifeless devils start to crawl
I don't need no lessons
After all
Everybody's doin' their time

Caught your eye in the corner
Don't you look at me wrong
Fucked up and thrown into the gutter gotta fix what don't belong

I see the writing on the wall
I see the lifeless devils start to crawl
And I don't need no lessons
After all
Everybody's doin' their time

That's just the price to play
So tell me what you like
Gotta hand on the kerosene match tonight, right

Had enough of opinions
I got enough on my mind
Sell your soul for approval and a dollar
Got a pretty little body to grind

I see your number on the wall
I see the lifeless devils start to crawl
I don't need no lessons
Watch the fall
You lost my attention
After all
Everybody's doin' their time
Time





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Avenged Sevenfold Doing Time Comments
  1. Jar Nasrokhi

    December 2019 STILL BADASS!

  2. The Reference God

    Just hearing the beginning few seconds I need to check this band out but my friends making me check out 3 other bands

  3. Flávio dias

    My favorite song 🎶😈 super style.

  4. Jjacob8600

    to me, this song is basically 2009 if 2009 was a song.

  5. Benjamin Davis

    Guacamole.

  6. Eduardo Ruiz

    I like the song, but if you pay attention to the intro, sounds very similar to Hell Yeah from Rev Theory, very similar but not the same, just take a look on both songs and you may realize about it.

  7. Josh Polgar

    god help you if this comes on when merging onto the highway, one second you’re cruising and the next you’re topping the family minivan out at 120mph

  8. Noeud Coulant

    based on that, i feel like guns n roses would sound way better without axl rose voice

  9. lucas matos

    E esse hard rock aí kk

    Killua

    não ironicamente pika pra caralho

    Bruno Nascimento

    mt foda

  10. Станислав

    ОГОНЬ 👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍

  11. Metalhead Wrestling

    Ripped off Rev Theory's "Hell Yeah."

  12. Robert Briggs

    I thought it was a sublime cover

  13. Grease That Emo

    Wtf why is this underrated this is such a fkin 🅱️op

  14. nicolas belcastro

    SE ME RE PARO EL PITO

  15. Jonathan Burton

    People who tear into this album because of the similarities to other songs, dont understand that the similarities were deliberate. They were paying homage to the classics that influenced them. While still having their own vibe in the songs.

  16. Dacian Child

    Dora the explorer brought me here,ep 54

    Rangga Hariansyah

    What season ?

  17. Gabriel York

    0:30 - 0:42


    That's a long scream my god

    Jesperado

    Gabriel York the one from 2:00 to 2:15 too

  18. Daniel MK

    The initial riff is inspired in Angra's Paradise.

  19. Wilhem Almodovar

    I let the whole album play while I play MK11 lol did it to other Avenged Sevenfold songs back during MKX too. A lot of these songs just fit well.

  20. Smitty C2007

    Sounds like Hell Yeah from Rev Theory.

  21. Riyan

    this is a very good guns and roses reference
    "everybody's doing their time" is also found in paradise city by gnr
    and the guitars and vocal style are very GnR-y

  22. Bruno Henrique

    Muito Bom!✌

  23. Bruno Henrique

    Música boa👏

  24. Jon Carter

    Sounds like something off of a Velvet Revolver album. Only, not as good. But then again, almost every song they write sounds like one thats already been done... A7X are such posers! Fakes! Im sorry but if it doesnt sound like a rip off if someone else, then it just flat sucks! This is rock for teen girls.. lol

  25. Jak e

    I been rolling hail to the king for like a week straight but this is the best song by far

  26. Russell

    Sounds likes Hell yeah from Rev Theory

    Paolenmang Haks

    Exactly..

  27. Mike Que

    This album grew on me so much, i love it now

  28. Rentauris

    El mejor álbum Hail to the king

  29. Christopher Colautti

    D O I N G T I M E

  30. TylerDurden

    The lives of some men
    If walls can taught to spills the lies
    We'll see the world through devil's eyes

  31. 三桝範康

    やはり、私はストイック,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,//

  32. Mike Que

    This song is so underrated...they need more songs like this, love the guns n roses feel. Anything they attempt to make comes out amazing

    SkyShadows20036

    Hell yes, it's amazing

    Arturo Astete

    I felt a mixture between Maiden and GnR tho

    Jessica Carrier

    Sure does but I get a Velvet Revolver vibe which is half of Guns and Roses lol!!

  33. Ethan Porter

    2019 anyone?

    Sonicmonster

    Ethan Porter too soon.

  34. Ethan Porter

    This album has the best fucking cymbal sound in all the songs. Arin did well.

  35. Derrick James Jr.

    This song has sort of a Billy Idol feel to it. Not bad.

  36. Funie Klips

    The lives of some men
    If walls can taught to spills the lies
    We'll see the world through devil's eyes

    I maintain an addiction
    Been known to take it too high
    I gotta a inch with a loaded head trigger
    And a one way ticket to fly

    When there's no writing on the wall
    I see the lifeless devils start to crawl
    And I don't need no lessons
    After all
    Everybody's doing their time

    Caught your eye in the corner,
    Don't you look at me wrong
    Fucked up and thrown into the gutter,
    gotta fix what don't belong

    I see the writing on the wall
    I see the lifeless devils start to crawl
    And I don't need no lessons
    After all
    Everybody's doing their time

    That's just a price to play
    So tell me what you like
    Gotta hand on the kerosene match tonight, right

    Had enough of opinions
    I got enough on my mind
    Sell your soul for approval and a dollar
    Got a pretty little body to grind

    I see your number on the wall
    I see the lifeless devils start to crawl
    I don't need no lessons
    Watch the fall
    You lost my attention
    After all
    Everybody's doing their time, time

    le4n kaos

    Yeah its if walls could talk to spill the lies

  37. Ryan Moon

    I can't tell if the begging scream was a scream or harmonica.

  38. Josh Smith

    Ya i mean shitty band but this album is pretty damn decent, but m shadows is the crutch no doubt. Weak performer, no image, terrible vocals. Must be a god in studio or something.

  39. Ashy George

    One of my friends told to listen to this an holy shit it is good

  40. Broke Wrist14

    My friend told me to listen to this band, now I'm addicted.

  41. Brenden Wymer

    Sounds like this could belong on Mob of the dead from Black ops 2

  42. Big Steve

    Why does this slightly resemble hell yeah by rev theory?

  43. Vu Khuu

    omg he made a very bad grammatical error, it's not doing their time, it's actually doing his time. Take notes for future songs thanks

    Hive Agora

    He says "everybody's doing their time" wouldn't make sense if it were "everybody's doing his time"

    MrChristian04

    Vu Khuu No one cares. And no, it’s not an error.

  44. PHENOMENAL GXVIN

    Reminds me of Velvet Revolver

  45. Kathrine Fudge

    I feel like i’m the only mcr fan here XD

    Sacre the Dragon

    ...and you're sharing this why?

    Grease That Emo

    Surprise this is even at the top

  46. Kathrine Fudge

    This. *This is the SHIT!*
    I mean it in a good way of course

  47. TheLonliestWanderer

    This has 3.7k likes? This needs more! UNACCEPTABLLLLLLLLEEEEEEE!!!!

    Eliyahu Kublin

    Like a lemongrab "UNNACCEPTABAAAAAAAAAAAAAALLLL"

    Agent Turtle04

    Well i do agree but most people listen to music on spotify and not youtube

    Jimmy Jam Jammy Wam

    You got your wish

    Monkeygoatlicker

    New Vegas is the best Fallout game.

  48. VekaPlayz

    It sounds like 10 different songs but i wouldnt call it copying

  49. Ben Simons

    chorus sounds like left behind - slipknot
    left behind, doing time, anyone ?

  50. Presley Hensley

    TIME!!! 3:19 😁🖤

  51. Hankdatank12345

    Kinda sounds like Its so easy by guns n roses. Love the song.

  52. Mlp_Pony

    Amazing, yet quiet short song.

  53. Shawn Marshall

    sounds like velvet revolver/guns n roses on steroids

  54. Elijah Torres

    I CANNOT play this song loud enough

  55. Rexmu

    This is the only song from Hail to the King that I don't care for

  56. Shaggy your lord and savior

    To people who think slipknot is metal.. HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

    Danity

    @Toostig Oh yeah, God Hates Us and Natural Born Killer are metal AF

    TheYeetMeister

    god hates us slaps

    AaaAAaAAAaaAaaHhhhHhHhhhHHhh h

    It IS you moron wtf

    AaaAAaAAAaaAaaHhhhHhHhhhHHhh h

    @Toostig no they aren't, there is no such thing as more metal mate. Just different genres of metal

    吸血鬼ハンターD

    Definitely love slipknot, but A7X are brilliant

  57. McTwish von Noodles

    Ain't My Bitch?

  58. GreatGrandGoblin

    They said Shadows cant scream. This is proof they are wrong

  59. Robert Shell

    When is or next show

  60. simkenheights

    this is not guns n roses influenced it's influenced from rev theorys hell yeah

  61. Kevin Macak

    This songs chorus is danzigs mother song mixed with guns n roses.

  62. Dalton Daily

    beats someone up while listening to this song

    Michael Dzicek

    Dalton Daily ya you’ll be doing time all right.

    C1 Shadows

    Dalton Daily presents to you...

  63. Zach Collins

    honestly this is my favourite song on the album. It gets me so hyped

  64. Jamison Salerno

    This song has a guns n roses feel to it

    Kevin Macak

    The chorus is danzigs mother song . Listen you will hear it.

    Ryan Macbayne

    I love gnr

  65. Javier Martinez

    My fourth favorite song in Hail to the King album

    Javier Martinez

    SignatureRarity have you listen to This Means War or Hail to the King

    R.A.s Reviews

    SignatureRarity my favorite is planets. So amazing

  66. divergent parkour

    i love the intro

  67. Alex Woodlake

    Super awesome!!!! =D

  68. Alias Avery

    I maintain an addiction!!!!😈😈😈😈

  69. axel tesla

    Matt imitando el timbre de voz de axl rose, excelente banda, increible cantante, te amo A7X!

    Omar Yañez Zavala

    axel tesla hola de donde eres?

  70. Patches

    Give me a hell give me a yeah! Oh shit wrong song 😅

    Z.R B-42

    Kril Arra Hell yeah!
    I'm still giving it mate
    Bloody amazing song

    TylerIsTrax

    I knew this song sounded familiar 😂😂😂

  71. Nancy Davila

    Robert Johnson.. What took you so long?

  72. Thomas Williams

    Love this song so damn much

  73. VGWJack Music

    Marty Mcfly ain't got shit on Avenged Sevenfold

  74. Defeated King43

    They rocked with Metallica in San Antonio 🤘🤘🤘🤘

    Thirsty Soda1x

    wish i coulve gone... i wanted to so bad..

  75. Someone Plays Games

    Anyone want to check out my playlist of all my favorite avenged sevenfold songs?

  76. Ursula Arroyo

    SWEET!! A7X🤘🏻

  77. Hayden Smith

    this honestly is my least favorite song on hail to the king

  78. jonathan howe

    marked my chest with the deathbat. fuckin love these mother fuckers!

  79. Chase Pendergrass

    Your right Robert Johnson me to

  80. Amariya Chapton

    I love this song cause it always gets me pumped up🤘🏻

  81. J_effrey

    Man I love when my car exploded outside and I didn't hear it :D

    Jared Goldenstein

    King klop there's a story there

    Alex Woodlake

    Titanic hail to the king

    wassabbi 80

    I agree. This has happened on several occasions for me as well.

  82. Bailey Skaggs

    I miss this avenged sevenfold..

  83. HatchGaming

    Am I the only one that hears a bit of Mother by Danzig at 1:35?

    Aj Conde

    HatchGaming no thank god I thought I was the only one haha. Everyone is quick to say Guns N Roses rip off. This band is smarter than to leave it at just that

    DeathWolf97 Gaming

    Yea me too

  84. Daniel George

    Has a velvet revolver sound to it. Love it

    Dillon Dean

    more like Guns N Roses but close enough

    Adam Maliski

    @Dillon Dean close enough? Velvet revolver basically is GNR.

  85. Daniel Hagerty

    It's not that bad of an album come on now it's avenged sevenfold.

    HazardGamingHG

    @RespectedTunic 7 I agree

    Marcus Castro

    This Album is Fucking Awesome

    Nick Lowell

    Yeah my favorite is Shepard of fire

    the fallen king

    My guy, play this in a bo2 zombies match.

    You can thank me later.

    One Random Potato

    I just don't like most of the songs coming from the album. Yeah, some songs are good, but just because it's Avenged Sevenfold doesn't mean that I like the entire album.

  86. jonathan santelli

    One of my favorite bands

  87. awesome man

    I listen to nightmare

  88. Littleman 14147

    🤘🏻👍

  89. TheFutureKing

    This song is heavily influenced by Guns n Roses.

    Dakota Jones

    Wait.. Really?

    Adam Maliski

    @Mike McGrath mainly because the band self imploded from drug use and basically all of them being pieces of shit.

    C1 Shadows

    TheFutureKing is me

    Valong

    I thought I was the only one who got a guns n Rose's vibe

    Kevin W

    A lot of this album sounds like a bunch of borrowed riffs/ ideas. I hear Metallica on a couple songs and this one really is a huge GnR influence. Good songs though, but I can't put it ahead of most of their other records.

  90. awesome man

    this is the best song ever

    Brooklynn Helt

    No, carry on by a7x is the best

    Lord Reehaw

    Both are great but Little Piece of Heaven and The Stage by a7x are neck and neck for that title to me.

    Sky Haberstich

    Ethan truth it's prob any waking the fallen song for me or nightmare, piece of heaven, afterlife, scream, or bat country

    Conner Smith

    Acid rain and seise the day for the tie

  91. Nick Williams

    this one sounds like axle was in it

    Dillon Dean

    it's Axl you dumbass! & no it doesn't

    Josh Smith

    Sure if you take away 99.9% of axls talent............

    Mike McGrath

    @Josh Smith what talent?

    Eleven B Pérez

    @Josh Smith axl dumbass. And Matt's voice is waayyyyyyyyyyyyyy way more powerful than Axl's. Axl is just legendary because I'd say they were ahead of their time when it came to writing such music. That doesn't mean his talent is soooooo great or anything

    Jesper

    Request Sum Funky Shiii ? Fukhead?

  92. Robert Johnson

    Just started listening to them. Loving this band.

    Brennon Babin

    x x x_420baymax_x x x so true hail to the king is the worst album

    jaydengt5

    The Reverend how do they sound like Metallica?

    Lem

    Their best albums are
    #1 The Stage
    #2 Nightmare
    #3 City of Evil
    If you wanna check them out.

    Presley Hensley

    Robert Johnson good 😜

    Giftbag Gabriel

    @Anthony Herrera I personally think sounding the seventh trumpet is definately their worst by far

  93. Melidelick Quick

    I'm am a hardcore fan and always will be till I die and I'm not saying this albums bad cause I really did like this one it just doesint seem like them I think there sound has changed personly I liked there other albums better

    Kevin Pardo

    Melidelick Quick check out their new album. it sounds more like their old stuff than this album

    BlackOut Gaming

    Melidelick Quick god your grammar killed me

    Nine Mars

    Kevin Pardo Really? I don't think so.

    Banshee Alpha

    Well, they based this whole album is based on legendary bands (Metallica, Guns n' Roses, etc.)

    Dr Chef

    The rev was so influential in their songwriting, once he passed they had to do their own thing without his opinions and input.

  94. wolfie6 gaming

    there bad ass and I do not care because iam a 9 year old and subscribe to my chanel please it is snipekill gameingthey rock I am a boy by the way

    Conor Moon

    wolfie6 gaming they're*

  95. Eddie Lippert

    That fake laugh at the beginning is always painful for me to hear. Still a good song tho

    nbdyschld_jr

    prince bytor I love it

    Jack Holmes

    It's supposed go be fake. It's a mockery

  96. Donnie Eckhoff

    Everything about the Av.seven rocks

    kris trine

    Donnie Eckhoff saying "av.seven" is very disrespectful. You need to say avenged sevenfold.

    tabernacleHitman

    kris trine Saying "avenged sevenfold" is disrespectful. You need to say Avenged Sevenfold.

    Cory Black

    tabernacleHitman excuse me? You need to address them properly. Its "The best band in the world"

  97. Screaming Fang

    Theres something missing here. It is the Hail to the King Official Music Video...

    Bithor Gaming

    The Hail to the King music video for Doing Time?

    Screaming Fang

    no no, I meant the official music video for Hail to the King.

  98. ElGato PC

    this isnt a7x, dead the rev, dead the band

    Tyler J

    @Sean Lindholm nah not as a whole man nightmare was 100x better but the guitar on this album was dope and was the definition of perfection zacky and syn ear fucked everyone who listened

    Horror and Halloween 101

    Dude, there is no way that this is their best album.

    Tyler J

    @Horror and Halloween 101 it's all opinion man you don't think so but Sean thinks so

    Horror and Halloween 101

    @Tyler J True enough.

    VekaPlayz

    Members are almost the same name is exactly the same i think it might be avenged sevenfold