The song Godiva from the 2013 album Veto is about a 11th-century Anglo-Saxon noblewoman called Lady Godiva who, according to a legend dating back at least to the 13th century, rode naked through the streets of Coventry in order to gain a remission of the oppressive taxation imposed by her husband on his tenants.
The band have lyrics that show a militant support of anti-racism and fighting social injustice.
The band members are vegans.
Many people ask Heaven Shall Burn why they chose their name, but the reason is actually far away from the first picture people come up with. There is a Marduk-album called "Heaven Shall Burn... When We Are Gathered". So Heaven Shall Burn adopted the words. In an interview with the band at decoymusic.com, the band said: "It's not that we're huge Marduk fans, but we liked the name. It sounds a bit provoking and so people ask us again and again for the meaning behind our name. It has been like that since the very beginning. We use the term "heaven" as a metaphor for some kind of a fake paradise that people create in their heads. Some people close their eyes and don't see the truth surrounding them. So this kind of fake heaven should burn. Some people might think that our name is an anti-religious statement, but it isn't."