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Prelude To the Cataclysm

by Nefirum

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Residing in your madness Devious flames birth within Surrender your senses Divulse your mind From this past life Embrace Psychosis Rid truth with nonsense Find solace through inquination Accept your degeneration Wander this weary earth Witness the grandest of man's failures Abandon them - As they once did you... Resile! The flesh tears away This voidic hunger never fills The altar claims my ipseity Cold grasp of exile Can't escape this elusive mania The mortal soul, forever lost in time A bloody relic is all that remains Embrace psychosis, As bloodscent overwhelms, The black horizon swells before you The necropotent gods, insidiously agog Blind and blessed by hell's divine corruption You submit to your primal id
In the blackest depths of sleep When my mind is far away, a power pulls at me It shatters my dreams, engulfing my mind With radiant clarity The incarnate essence of hatred Exalt the splendor of Obeisance to infinite blackness Extol the ascendancy Of infernal dominion This presence beseeches, to the erudite few A grand design, to purge white from the grey This presence before me, alien to those unsought Permeates all existence, a fundamental cosmic force My destiny decided, long before my birth My mind the vessel, receiver of fathomless wisdom Reality laid, bare before my eyes Verity of my purpose, I am transformed Exalt the splendor of Obeisance to infinite blackness Extol the ascendancy Of infernal dominion
Ancient legions crawl, out from the deep An antlerian lich, commands with a harrowing gleam Specters of flight consume the spheres of time Until skies grow black with obsidian wings Wargods clench tight, with endless infernal might Enslaving the light of man, A passion for barren lands Visions that drive Broken and lost minds What once was... Will never be again The glow of a fortress poisons the sky Raping the heavens of a doomed twilight
Air is dead - senses benumbed Storms overhead harbor my doom Clad in rime, I writhe in entrapment These icy wastes, forever my tomb This crystal graveyard claims another No earthly mortal can undo nature's ode This desolate curse, we suffer Frigid winds suspend the gloaming fog Icy veils enshroud rusted carnage My cortex cracks, congeals, and shatters Hungry wolves hunt for my dying breath Growing yowls, disturb my passing My fate may rest in gluttony The ancient calls from the ether A dormant, sacred fire unleashed As the dawn awakens I feel my torpid vigor return Left behind, the limbs that hinder Buried inside this fucking morbid winter My bones exposed, to the pierce of puissant cold How am I alive? Groveling towards auras of hope Out of barren lands, frozen in old My ancestors above; instruments of triumph Their conjured path of freedom ignites
In cold lands devoid of comfort The fire burns, evermore Where time lies dormant still A pulse felt from afar Daylight's rays defile my soul An adumbral craving grasps ahold Deafened by mournful cries A Chatoyant Abyss - Yearns for your demise Lurking below all, you're mine to enthrall Malevolent Abyss - Deipotent Control Visions grip with funest deceit Hell-fissures breathe under my feet Chilling blast of plague expends Vesuvian ashes billow and spread Assimilation with soulless breath I guard this path, obsessed with vengeance In spectral realms , I lie in wait To break the savage hands that tried to take me


Our first EP, exploring various styles; conjurations of new and old, since our reformation in 2012.

Self-produced and distributed, limited to 100 copies.


Krihlus - Vocals
Lvcivs - Guitars
Heineman - Guitars
Virgoni - Bass
Chent (Salyer) - Drums


released November 1, 2015

All music written and performed by Nefirum
Except: Track 2, written by former guitarist, Malvanon (Priests of Ba'al)
Lyrics written by Krihlus, and Malvanon (Track 2)

Recorded, mixed and mastered by Krihlus
Drums recorded by Benjamin Harvey, at [Axel Harvey] Productions
Artwork by Krihlus, band photo by Paizlee Sieli


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Nefirum Kansas City, Missouri

Krihlus - Vocals
Lvcivs - Guitars
Heineman - Guitars
Salyer - Drums

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