The Piketon Massacre. On the night of April 21, in rural Piketon, Ohio - eight members of the Rhoden family were viciously murdered execution style in their homes.
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This song is clearly about the Tudor Dinasty of england and the War of the Roses. Geez people read some world history, not everything is about the big red communist monster coming to engulf your precious and perfect "America".
My theory is it's inspired directly from the thirty-year conflict in the mid 15th century for the throne of England: the War of Roses. The "crimson tide" would be the blood spilled in the conflict or the blood in the seas. The song title and main line "Monarchy of Roses" would therefore be a direct reference to the above-mentioned houses and the roses they represented.
The "Holy tears of Ireland" could be a reference to Richard of York's post as its Lieutenant and how the war spilled over into the nation. The "cross of the former queen" could refer to the previous queen or her symbol the fleur de lis. I first took it for a straight-up reference to Catholicism, but the "Monarchy" stood out like a sore thumb.
It's a comment on "Empire". First off, notice that the melody is strikingly similar to the traditional American folksong "Oh Susanna", the Peppers, using their tact as musicians layer the melody over some darker and funkier sounding music though.Aug 23, · The crimson tide is another reference to a woman's period or menstral cycle. A monarchy of roses refers to "the war of the roses". where two royal families warred. Der. This interpretation has been marked as poor. view anyway.