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"Sacrificed Sons" is the seventh song from Dream Theater's album Octavarium. Written by vocalist James LaBrie (lyrics) and the entire band (music), the song is about the attacks on the World Trade Center towers on September 11, 2001.

The song starts with unintelligible chattering by foreigners, an effect which carried from the previous track, "Never Enough". For the next minute or so, actual footage from the 9/11 newscasts are heard, which are broken up by static noises, meant to… read more

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  • Avatar for theorly64
    No one mentioning the similarities with In The Presence Of Enemies? Great song, though. [2]
  • Avatar for ricardoa7
    No one mentioning the similarities with In The Presence Of Enemies? Great song, though.
  • Avatar for Progmet
    So fuckin emotional ! Perfect sooong !
  • Avatar for Biihbs
    Perfect
  • Avatar for zinigor
    What a great song! I wish this was instrumental, though.
  • Avatar for DPZ2112
    simplemente: SUBLIME.
  • Avatar for headgear56
    One of my favorite songs by Dream Theater.
  • Avatar for hammerstrikebg
    The instrumentals here are great. Vocals and lyrics of DT are as always - meh.... :)
  • Avatar for GenesisOrbit
    The lyrics in comparison to their earlier stuff honestly aren't the best, but it's still a solid song.
  • Avatar for progman86
    >lyrics are total shit oh my god. R u insane?

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