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The Book of Darkness

(1999)
TypeStudio Full-length
GenresBlack Metal
LabelsDrakkar Productions
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The Book of Darkness Lyrics

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1. Death Chimes Of Armageddon (21:22)
Death Chimes Of Armageddon

Introduction: This Book holds the revelations of Darkness, events that shall become. Written with the blood of dying angels on unholy scrolls, long before the Genesis. Foretelling the demise of Jehovah and Heaven’s destruction.
Prophesying the ascension of The Fallen One and Utter Obscurity. From the dawn of Time… Take Heed!

Eternal Night embraces these forgotten lands. The accursed Light has set for all eternity. I gaze upon the skies and watch stars turn black. Ancient predictions unfolding before my eyes.
The Sacrosancts are soon to face their doom. Now the Winds of Armageddon rise throughout. All becomes silent, the Dawn of Satanic reign. And morning shall never come again…
Shadows lengthen, never to depart – Darkness!
Millenarian wrath to be unleashed – Hate!
Black Witch of Hades delivers the Antichrist. Hordes of Unholiness rejoice in blasphemous rites. Ominous clouds of Sokar are slowly approaching. Far beyond, the flame of Life briefly fades. For endless centuries we have been waiting. But the time for retaliation has now come! To bring forth war upon the Golden Kingdom. To dethrone the Almighty God of Hypocrisy…
And shadows lengthen, never to depart – Darkness!
Our millenarian wrath to be unleashed – Death!

Sat upon the back of my poised Dragon. I watch my infernal Legions down below. By the campfires burning high on this night. Demon-Warriors and Witches sing songs of victory.
Axes and swords forged in the fires of Hell. Tempered with the untainted blood of virgins. Are brandished celebrating the impending battle. Banners of Defiance unfolded, Heralds of Genocide.
Our hearts are filled with undying pride. Witnessing the rise of perpetual Darkness. The Lord of the Abyss shall rule supreme.

Death chimes of Armageddon… Death chimes of Armageddon…

We are the Heralds of Genocide. We are the Bearers of a New Age!

We praise the Mother of Whores and carnal delights. Oh Babylon, quench our thirst from Thy chalice. Enrapture us with the sweet blood of Holy Lambs. Glory for all eternity. None shall spoil Thee…

Awake the Sleeping Dogs of War…

From the depths of Hell a battle cry is heard. Summoned, the Four Horsemen ride once again. The Eternal Light has now turned to blackness. Let the Trumpets of Doom play their last tune. Behold the stars falling from the skies. And the Demon’s eye turn to blood red…

The Guardian of the abyssic keys lies slaughtered. Wide-open are the gates of the Underworld, forevermore! The Drums of War sound for a devastating final battle.

Prepare to die!

Apollion flies heavenward with his Locusts. Archangels lead the feeble forces of Heaven. The skies become filled with crashing bodies. Holy flesh is shredded, purest blood is shed. And behind the jasperous walls Jehovah is fucking powerless. The Tree of Life will fuel His funeral pyre…

None can withstand the demonic onslaught. Pearled Gates are stormed down with rage. Angels’ cries silenced with sliced throats. Frenzied orgies of Pandemonium and Chaos.
Raging fires scorch this Land of Deceit. Drowned and eyeless, the six creatures decay in the waters of the no longer crystal sea. Unworthy Elders shall praise a new Immortal Lord…
Immortal Lord…

Immolation of all that is holy! Desecration of all that is pure! Profanation of all that is sacred!
The Hordes of Hell smear the mark of the Beast upon the sacred walls of the Eternal City. A scent of burnt flesh and wings is blowned by the winds. The inverted cross plunged into the corpse of Christ, his heart ripped out and torn by the Hounds Of Hades. Damnation rises in full splendour, Heaven defiled. The souls of The Righteous Ones falling downwards…
Into the fiery pits of Hell…

Through the crushed Pearled Gates, Satan enters. In glory holding high the head of Adonai. Laughing at the once virgin lying in shame. Her blood of purity staining white mantle.
Our hearts are filled with endless pride. The new Era of perpetual Darkness begins. The Lord of the Abyss now rules supreme!

…Let the sabbat bells chime for our victory. Let the witches prepare their ancient brews. Tonight we feast upon the flesh of angels. Tonight we celebrate upon this holy ground…
Death chimes of Armageddon…

(Second vocals by JA)
2. Sacrificial Rites (3:20)
Sacrificial Rites

Dusk dims the skylight in the hall. Black cloaked figures light the candles. Cleanse the air and chime the bell. Uncover the pentagram once again.
Sacrificial rites of blood. For the glory of the Dark Ones. Sacrificial rites…
Moonlight gleams upon arrayed swords. A scented smoke fills the nocturnal air. Upon the black altar, naked virgin lies. Chant unholy hymns of ancient scrolls.
Sacrificial rites of blood. For the return of the Ancient Gods. Sacrificial rites…
Sacrificial rites of blood. For the glory of the Ancient Gods. Sacrificial rites…
The ceremonial dagger is held up high. Final prayer invoking the ancient Lords. Her chest warms the cold glimming steel. Blood is poured and the feast begins.
Sacrificial rites of blood. For the return of the Dark Ones. Sacrificial rites…

(Backing vocals by Pedra)
3. Tribulation (3:43)
Tribulation

The light of day slowly fades away. Nightfall comes and darkness rises. From realms far beyond they depart. Deafening screaking, unto me they come. Winds from the Abyss, Pandemonium. Grinning shadows become alive once again.
Tribulation…
Tribulation…
Tribulation…
Tribulation…
Tolls of midnight and they take my soul. Blackened pits of Damnation are open wide. Endlessly I feel the scorching fall. Until the shrine of dawn, Tribulation…
Merciful Gods, why have you forgotten me? Fallen from grace, reclaim me Thy servant. Spare me from these infernal domains. The powers of Evil burning from within…
Unholy abominations torment and mock…
Blasphemous whisperings madden me…
Through halls of Desecration I am cast. Lacerating talons ripping to my core. As darkness is eaten away by daylight. To worlds of the Ungodly they return…
Tribulation…
Tribulation…

(Backing vocals by JA)
4. Rise At Dusk (4:12)
Rise At Dusk

Dreamless sleep within an ancient shrine. Mystical night arouses temporal hunger. Howling in the distance, my children yearn. My children yearn.
Through the realms of Darkness I roam. On the wings of Death I eternally hunt. With the eyes of Immortality I behold. By the pale moonshine I become awake. Conjuring the dead to reveal their mysteries. On the mighty chariot of Nott I ride.
Voices from the deep abyss fill my halls. Shadows of my past dwell forever more. I’ve stalked the streets of forgotten cities. Revelled in lustful orgies with the undead. I have drunk the golden blood, abjured Thanatos. Spat on the Book of “Truth”, embraced the Dark.
Dreamless sleep within an ancient shrine. Mystical night arouses temporal hunger. Joining my beloved children, I rise at dusk.
Away from Mithras I walk an endless night. Stretching my wings to seek for nourishment. On the blood and flesh of your race I feast. Lurking from mortal eyes but for ravening. I have drunk the golden blood, supreme sin. On the chariot of Nott I shall forever ride.

(Partially inspired by the book “The Vampyre” of Tom Holland. Second vocals by JA)
5. Cthol Mishrak (Of Endless Night) (4:39)
Cthol Mishrak (Of Endless Night)

Behold, with the demise of a star, what once was one now becomes two…
In the far northeast coast near Karand’s land. A darkened kingdom by the name of Mallorea. Dwelling of unholy grolims, sacrificial priests. Summoners of Death, the bringers of Damnation.
Upon an iron tower rules the almighty Torak. Possessor of the Orb, defaced Dragon-God. On the city of endless night waiting the Event. Unmerciful conqueror, the hate burns endlessly.
Within the city walls of Cthol Mishrak. Where the sun never touches the ground. Human blood still pleases the god. Within the ancient temples of Cthol Mishrak.
Contriving beneath the forever lasting clouds. Remembering the five millennia war of Gods. Fire spurt from below, the World rent in chaos. Through the power of the Orb, Evil was unleashed.
Within the city walls of Cthol Mishrak. Awaiting the birth of the Child Of Light. Within the city walls of Cthol Mishrak. The Dragon-God awaits the confrontation. Within the ancient temples of Cthol Mishrak. Forces of Damnation wait the utter Darkness.

(Inspired by the book “Belgarath – The Sorcerer” of David and Leigh Eddings)
6. Flesh To Ashes (3:56)
Flesh To Ashes

Holy congregation gathered for cleansing rite. Bell’s chime and deceptive prayers fill the air. Call upon the one in Heaven to watch her die.
Summon Him to cast her defiled soul in eternal fire. From the dungeons her feeble body is brought forth. Lustful eyes follow steps to hellward pyre. The last words of sanctification are uttered. Final pleas are the confirmation of demoniac pact.
Raise the purging torch, make the sign of the cross. Bind her to the stake. In the name of the Father, the Son and Holy Ghost. Let her burn alive…
The hungry flames rise, her body’s final torment. Binded to the stake. The smell of burnt flesh. Death takes on its role. Her soul is free…
So they commend her body to the fire. With rejoice they saw her burn. Earth to earth, flesh to ashes, dust to dust. And that is all that remains!
Flesh to ashes… Flesh to ashes… Flesh to ashes… Flesh to ashes…
Five centuries have passed over catholic sins. Ignorant minds still believe in God’s word. The Book of Lies, Holy Bible, thrown into oblivion. Only then Humanity will ascend to salvation.

(Second vocals by JA, whispered voice by JM, backing vocals by JA and Pedra)
7. Halls Of Torment (1:40)
(instrumental)
8. Into The Crypts Of Rays (Celtic Frost cover) (3:34)
Years of plead, behind the walls
Chambers and vaults, Scenes of fright
Unspoken Words, in pain and dread
140 lives passed his hands

Gilles De Ray's... the perverted son
The holy man... hanged by nobility
Into The Crypts of Rays...

Alluring children for his masses
Robbing and buying young souls
Sacrifice to morbid demons
Satisfy his repulsive sexual lust

Gilles De Ray's... the perverted son
The holy man... hanged by nobility
Into The Crypts of Rays...

"So this is for the morbid one,
The braveless and sick
Shivering laughter shrilled through the tombs
Sexual offence and perverted rites
Watching them limp and die...
Wizards and darkness, Gilles' dreams
Halfway came true..."

As a late medieval's French marshall
Unrestrained, with endless ambitions
Personal guard for Jeanne D'Arc
...the rising of his soul to god...

Gilles De Ray's... the perverted son
The holy man... hanged by nobility
Into The Crypts of Rays...

Overdone Mystism and
Desperate Satanism (Ha!)
Are just one small step apart
There's no human scheme in the beyond...

Gilles De Ray's... the perverted son
The holy man... hanged by nobility
Into The Crypts of Rays...
9. Call From The Grave (Bathory cover) (4:07)
God of Heaven
Hear my cries of anguish, I'm in pain
I've suffered a thousand deaths but I live on in vain

Death would greet with eternal sleep
My soul would come to peace
My life had ceased
The time was come
Can no-one hear my plea

Lowered down in the moistened ground
Into the dark and cold
My heartbeat the only sound
Pain tears my limbs and soul

I scream for mercy
Hear my cries
Oh, Lord don't abandon me
I'm so tired
Grant me the eternal sleep

I tear at the lid I'm suffering
In a cold and nameless grave
If Hell is what awaits me
I feel no fright

Buried and forgotten
In a cold and nameless grave
If there's a God in heaven
Hear my call from the grave......
10. The Return Of The Darkness And Evil (Bathory cover) (3:28)
The Return Of The Darkness And Evil
A sorcery written in blood
Whispered by a Witch in the dawn
Summon the darkness pure evil and death
And gather the legions of scorn

The darkness possesses you your soul scream in vain
Tonight the Hellfire shall burn
Thunder and lightning the ancient prediction
The bells chime for Satan's Return...

[Blasphemy
Sorcery]

It's the RETURN of the darkness and evil
It's the RETURN of the fire and flame
It's the RETURN of my master Satan
It's the RETURN of desire and pain
Sacrifice a virgin to the flames of burning Hell
Black Witch of beauty recite the words of spell
Gather masses run in circles scream for mercy cry of pain
No mercy for the blessed in Hell you all will burn in lord Satan's name

Now descend from the burning blasting sky
Holding the reigns ride the night
Satan appear in full glory and pride
The raped souls of Heaven cries

Blasphemy
Victory
Desecration
Hell and damnation

It's the RETURN of the darkness and evil
It's the RETURN of the fire and flame
It's the RETURN of my master Satan
It's the RETURN of desire and pain
11. Bad To The Bone (George Thorogood cover) (3:38)
On the day I was born, the nurses all gathered 'round
And they gazed in wide wonder, at the joy they had found
The head nurse spoke up, and she said leave this one alone
She could tell right away, that I was bad to the bone
Bad to the bone
Bad to the bone
B-B-B-B-Bad to the bone
B-B-B-B-Bad
B-B-B-B-Bad
Bad to the bone

I broke a thousand hearts, before I met you
I'll break a thousand more baby, before I am through
I wanna be yours pretty baby, yours and yours alone
I'm here to tell ya honey, that I'm bad to the bone
Bad to the bone
B-B-B-Bad
B-B-B-Bad
B-B-B-Bad
Bad to the bone

I make a rich woman beg, I'll make a good woman steal
I'll make an old woman blush, and make a young woman squeal
I wanna be yours pretty baby, yours and yours alone
I'm here to tell ya honey, that I'm bad to the bone
B-B-B-B-Bad
B-B-B-B-Bad
B-B-B-B-Bad
Bad to the bone
12. Blasphemer (Sodom cover) (3:05)
Black metal is the game I play
'cause no one show me the right way
I am a bloody Antichrist, only believe in bad
Spit at the church, Evil I get

Blasphemer...
Rites of death, Return to Hell
I am Satan's child, attack you with Spell

I turn the cross upside down
and read Satanic Bible with fucking grown
my life begins at midnight twelve
masturbate to kill myself

Blasphemer...

I love to drink my own blood
my sin is my life in a war with god
I talk to the demons night tonight
make love and black masses in a dark shadow light

Blasphemer...
13. Touch Too Much (AC/DC cover) (4:05)
It was one of those nights when you turn out the lights
And everything comes into view
She was taking her time, I was loosing my mind
There was nothing that she wouldn't do

It wasn't the first, wasn't the last
She knew we were making love
I was so satisfied deep down inside
Like a hand in a velvet glove

Seems like a touch, a touch too much
Seems like a touch, a touch too much
Too much for my body, too much for my brain
This damn woman's gonna drive me insane
She has a touch, a touch too much

She had the face of an angel, smiling with sin
The body of venus with arms
Dealin' with danger, strokin' my skin
Like a thunder and lightening storm

It wasn't the first, wasn't the last
It wasn't that she didn't care
She wanted it hard, wanted it fast
She liked it done medium rare

Seems like a touch, a touch too much
Seems like a touch, a touch too much
Too much for my body, too much for my brain
This damn woman's gonna drive me insane
She has a touch, a touch too much

Touch me!

Seems like a touch (touch too much)
You know it's much too much (much too much)
I really wanna feel ya (touch too much)
Girl, you know you're givin' me (much too much)
Seems like a touch (touch too much)
Just a dirty little touch (much too much)
I really need your touch (touch too much)
'Cause you're much too much too much too much
Seems like a touch
A touch too muchX2

Give me you touch
A touch too much

Baby you've got a touch
A touch too much

Seems like a touch
A touch too muchX4

Touch!

Come on and touch me!
Yeah! ah!
14. Infernal Death (Death cover) (2:50)
Piling the bodies
Burn them in the night
Skin grows black and withered
Decayed smell will rise

Existence fading into ashes
Burn those bodies to infernal death!

Human coals are burning
Repulsive yet so true
Open graves are scattered
When the work is through

Existence fading into ashes
Burn those bodies to infernal death!

Existence fading into ashes
Burn those bodies to infernal death!
15. In League With Satan (Venom cover) (3:02)
I'm in league with satan
I was raised in hell
I walk the streets of Salem
Amongst the living dead
I need no one to tell me
What's wrong or right
I drink the blood of children
Stalk my prey at night

[Chorus . .]
Look out beware
When the full moon's high n'bright
In every way I'm there
In every shadow in the night
Coz I'm evil in league with satan
Evil in league with satan

[2] I'm in league with satan
Obey his commands
With the goat of Mendes
Sitting at his left hand
I'm in league with satan
I love the dead
No one prayed for Sodom
As the people fled

[3] I'm in league with satan
I am the masters own
I drink the juice of women
As they lie alone
I'm in league with satan
I bear the devils mark
I kill the new born baby
Tear the infants flesh
16. Witching Hour (Venom cover) (2:36)
Come hear the moon is calling,
The witching hour draws near,
Come hear the bell is tolling,
Mortals run in fear,
Prepare the altar now and hear the virgin cry,
Hold fast the sacrafice,
For now it's the time to die,
All hell breaks loose,
Hell's breaking loose.

Unveil the pentagram,
And feel the demons lust,
Come watch the holy men,
Who look on in disgust,
Come taste blood,
And feel the heat of satan's breath,
Look in the sky's and see,
The warriors of death,
All hell breaks loose,
Hell's breaking loose,
Witching hour.

Our work is now complete,
The blood runs fast and free,
And satan takes his bride,
And cry's of blasphemy,
All hell rejoices at the child,
That she will bear,
And satans only son,
Shall be the worlds despair,
All hell breaks loose,
Hell's breaking loose,
Witching hour.
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