Into The Dark

by Ancient Ascendant

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Eli excellent death metal Mixed & Masterd by Dan fucking Swanö Favorite track: Driven By The Dark.
Rafał Będźkowski
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Rafał Będźkowski Dark and progressive, just what I sought! Favorite track: Driven By The Dark.
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ArpKor Wow... this blew me right away! I really like the switch-over between death-growls and black-screams!
4,5 out of 5! Favorite track: Under Ancient Stone.
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Feign If dissection and hour of penance had a baby,a beautiful baby. Favorite track: Driven By The Dark.
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Morf This will get your head banging. Superb production and brutal melodies. Favorite track: Under Ancient Stone.
Christian Pacaud
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Christian Pacaud Incredible riffs, stellar playing all over, superb production - can't wait to blast this at unreasonable volumes!
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The Veil 01:11
Blood Calls 05:12
Hunter of the shade, beast of other-world The force of meeting rips the bones Daemon in the shell, a form beyond control The waking burns my tortured soul The weight of my crimes I awake Flee towards the only way; solitude Cry no suffering Walk the path with no return Fight the racking urge A battle rages within Save moments from my fear My hands are slick with mortal gore Foredoomed The time of absolution falls Foredoomed to murder Presence in the gloom, lurking out on the edge Every hour comes bearing dread The turning starts to take a hold Cry my suffering Embrace the darkness and expel the veneer Our time has come Prepare our weapons for the glory ahead Righteous carnage, blood does call Exalt in slaughter, the meaning of all With a strike I take a mortal life to satisfy my thirst My longing not abating surround myself in death Feel the screaming urge The battle is all but lost Mere moments from inflicting death
Into the dark, hunted by fear of visions plaguing the mind Your thoughts reel, perceptions blur, but sleep is something that you left far behind Face from a nightmare Running in vain, a ceaseless escape Sanity losing its hold A hundred eyes stare unblinking boring away into your very soul A life laid bare for the fallen ones The blackened scar remains Bear your pain, restrain your demise Draw final breath to my will And take the path you find Darkness Gathering Stumble ahead, the way forth demands Walls of blackness confine The horror that grips your reason, power beyond that which you could abide Black scar remains
All unseen, edge of insight blunted and dull Powers play, surround a furious hidden storm Groping for the way Seeking the find A feeling without a source in this world End my incapacity, reveal from darkness Come away god-fearing weak aspirant Stay this night and feel the streams, cold hidden well Raise the veils and grasp the unreal Casting the shroud aside And I witness madness Sample reasons fall My eyes are staring at the sun Cast the vastness on Wander lost worlds away With the shroud gone The fury, the fury
Buried with the ancient masters, lost underfoot to marches of time Keys to power-untapped, hidden beneath dirt, held under stone In seeking pass the weight of ages In knowing bear it Into dark, descending stone Thrall to forbidden questions Unbroken will to sate a lust, a lust for power Into dark, the wound was born Cold fount of ancient horror A deadly turn to sate a lust, a lust for power Raid forgotten vaults of time The force that drives me will never be denied Laid bare by any means The core brought forth before my eyes To see, and knowing be born Raid once sacred halls My wretched thirst will not be denied Conquer by all means The knowledge, knowledge to arm my mind Hidden path Unknowable Buried works of ancient lore Entombed within the dying world’s flesh Figure in a fallen world, stretching his will with reckless abandon


released July 8, 2012

Music and lyrics by Ancient Ascendant
Mixed and mastered by Dan Swanö: Unisound
Cover by Richey Beckett:
Photography by Natasha Xavier:
Layout by Phil Robinson:
Logo design by Charles Benoit:


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