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La Masquerade Infernale

TypeStudio Full-length
GenresAvant-garde Black Metal
LabelsMusic for Nations, Misanthropy
Album rating :  86.8 / 100
Votes :  11
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Of Nails And Sinners Lyrics

8. Of Nails And Sinners (6:06)
Track rating :  85 / 100      Votes :  1     
("I know that without me God cannot live a moment;
If I am destroyed He must give up the ghost"
Angelus Silesius)

I beseech you, God to whom many sinners pray
From the depth of the dark abyss where my heart fell
Expelled I was from your tedious grace to the pits of hell

So can please cease to deplore my opposite, may only way
For aeons I descended down
Till I saw the dreadful truths
of which man wouldn't know
I, degraded bearer of thy sacred light
- to which I never again will bow
When I rise to avenge myself with darkness
The anger of the damned shall flow

I was cast out by the retinue of angels weak
Shone to the few who me would seek

A rebel I was, radiant my glow, afar,
My wisdom fathomed by the morningstar

And O your fools, in herdlike fright, stampede
And when creation falls, you must build anew,
With nails that sting My hands -
They grow passionate on a lie
But You know the veracious one was I
Submitted by level Mefisto
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