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Nox Æterna

by Nightkin

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iamspoonbender
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iamspoonbender Nightkin are your 'meat and potatoes' death metal band. Not reinventing the wheel in anyway. What they do, they do oh so well. I dare you to not do some head nodding while listening. Favorite track: Undivine.
Claudio Araya Jure
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Claudio Araya Jure Fresh, original and demonic!

A masterpiece of death metal Favorite track: Nostalgic Infection.
Eric S. Watkins
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Eric S. Watkins Love this album. All 6 tracks are solid. Great concept, very dark and heavy. Metal at it's finest. Favorite track: The Presence.
Nodnarb138
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Nodnarb138 Dark riffs. Blast Beats. Oh, yeah - and great songs! Favorite track: Abhorrent Rite of Unbinding.
Jazz
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Jazz Absolutely wonderful album, fantastic band! I haven't stopped listening to this since I bought it! Favorite track: Rending and Reddening.
Frederick Squier
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Frederick Squier Stop reading this and Download this one it leans heavily towards The Black Dahlia end of the death metal spectrum — it’s heavy, rabid, melodic, and catchy. The guitarist of Red Chord takes up vocalist duties and joins former members of The Black Dahlia. Favorite track: Abhorrent Rite of Unbinding.
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1.
The Presence 04:59
Break open the skull, tear open the flesh Reveal the weakness that lies within Easily lured, cries unheard They'll beg for mercy from our kin Life flows from this place Herald the coming end of this waste Born as nothing, you squander your gifts I will forcefully widen this rift Born as nothing, you squander What is a man but a miserable pile of secrets? Too few persist in the strengthening of the will Drowned, freed, begging to be believed Crosses turned, you are your own disease The spell can't be broken, the seal is ancient Though on banishing you are hellbent I'll remain in my domain, until I am awakened For the presence of evil cannot be broken Try to escape the flames of hate Torture and misery await Do you wish to be freed of your crippling fate? Dissolved in acid, nailed to a cross Frozen and helpless in unending hellfrost In mockery of the lord you have lost
2.
Life is too short for me To learn all I must Knowledge and mysteries Books gathering dust To hone my eldritch might More lifetimes I must live Escape mortality The gods will not forgive Deep in the darkest texts I find the rites that I need Unbinding soul from flesh Requires that I bleed Mutilation Excarnation Defilement Condemnation Open my veins Into the golden well it drips Inscribe forbidden words Upon the parchment strips Perform the ritual Black magic will create Precious phylactery To keep my essence safe From this day forward I will never be more whole Into this ebon box I seal away my soul Initiation Incantation Recitation Invocate The years wear on The flesh has fallen off my my bones My power grows As I devour ancient tomes A crown upon my skull My eyes are empty pools I drape my bones in silk Replace my teeth with jewels Enslaving mortal men I feast upon their lives My soul lives on Until the end of days arrives Coronation Profanation Conflagration Ruination
3.
There is no time like the past The place I live, I live it alone Unburying the memories that loosely dress my wounds Speaking is irrelevant, dreams are abstract What little semblance of thought is fact? Each step I take; a painful recollection Every sound made; nostalgic infection The fire is waning Embers once raging Flames, now flickers My resolve now withers But what of man and of war? Machines that destroyed all I abhor How do I accept those I've denied When every ounce of my humanity's died I dream of a shore washing the blood away Carry me to my place of burial I cannot bear it any longer No turning point, no movement Stagnation, my eternal bride Trudge through a sea of dead cells Long ago this was more
4.
Undivine 04:34
Spawn of the shifting netherworld Ancient mass of blackened will Incarnate of filth It's touch; consuming To fill the body with evil To fill the body with cold How I desire the touch of nothingness To erase me from all that exists To free me from all being How I desire to hear the squirming of its parasites To feel the sharpened feathers lacerating my skin Awaken the beings that speak with the dead It is a grand process of undivine kinship Titans walk in the place of birth Ancient mass of blackened will Incarnate of filth Praise the beast! I'll fast for 40 nights Spill my blood, altar prepared A feast of carnage
5.
Air So Foul 06:15
For centuries my line has carried on the quest To seek the devil and lay his wicked soul to rest Up in his castle, with a curse upon his breath He will die tonight, I'll celebrate his wicked death At the entrance, a terrifying gloom Air so foul, reeks of doom Cloud of vermin, now gnawing at my skin Shrouded in darkness, an abyss of sin Holy orders bind me, shielding from those within Disturbance inevitable, their voices in my head Fingers claw my flesh, awaken the rotting dead Descending into the vile crypt Putrid abominations, limb from limb are ripped Blood is flowing, crossing a sickening lake of slime Covered in gore, a distant church bell chimes The sounding of wolves beckons me toward my fate Grandfather's map leads me to this place Antechamber strewn with bones of heroes Tonight I'll end this curse at last Erupting thunder Our battle unfolds Holy relics shine The final bell now tolls Promising weatlh and power You'll die on your knees I'll rid the world of your disease Shrouded in darkness An abyss of fire Overflowing army, a twisted mass of flesh This place, the embodiment of unrest
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Vile and loathesome, years of vice and debauchery Limitless, sickness, rife with sodomy Seeking and reeking, in pain you are weakening Dying to be reborn in torture Flesh torn and bound Unending torment in secrets found We have come from beyond the void Your threshold is cruelly destroyed Your existence is trivial Ours is endless We'll separate your soul From your flesh Dimensions where pain and pleasure meet Open the doors to agony you seek Explosive rush of senses employed Awakened by that which you have toyed Saw-mouthed beings, here to dismember Nothing of life you will remember Burning alive, awakened in fire Over stimulation of your filthy desires Made to suffer, plunged headfirst Drained of every drop of your worth No escape Torn apart Unending torment

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released November 7, 2013

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Nightkin Detroit, Michigan

Blackened Death Metal by way of Detroit and Boston.

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