Ruins of Oblivion

by Burn Down Eden

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released September 30, 2016

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Burn Down Eden Dresden, Germany

BURN DOWN EDEN already exists since 2012 but after radical personal and musical
changes, the nativity can rather be set to 2014. Their music can be described as
individual Melodic Death Metal. After some great Gigs
(with Misery Index amongst others) and positive feedback we decided to hit the Studio to record our EP "Memoirs of Human Error" in November 2014.
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Track Name: Serpent´s Deception
No longer I want to be a gear of your system that you call humanity.
Wasteful machination, deceitful gossip.
Everything just for keeping this world turning?

To reach satisfaction you run with the blinded current,
lead by monsters concealed in human disguise.
I don't want to abide the way you control the mass.
Is this really the way the globe spins round and round?

Beware of the hand that feeds you, because nothing is as it seems.
Turn the table and you will recognize the deadly poison,
injected deviously by the snakes.

Your world is coming to a rupture, humanity at it's abyss.
This is a dead planet controlled by the tongues of the snakes.
Track Name: Omnivorous
Your mind has turned into a necropolis,
To preserve your inner fear.

A tunnel vision that will keep you on this course.
With nothing there to grind your adamant gear.

Hysteria leaves you blinded
In your secretive isolated world.
Torn beyond dimensions,
cannot escape that Zombie swirl.

Caught in a medial coma
Just let them operate instead.
This life can be so ordinary,
with a transceiver obstructed in your head.

A panorama barred by your inner fears,
Veiled in pure disbelief,
Forever sleepwalking full of grief.

Transformed in a complacent shell.
Decerebrated, lost but fortunate.
Constantly fed by the hounds of hell.

A bizarre painting created in your head,
Only existent to limitate your episteme.
Paranoia fermented by a lapper Messiah,
Omnivorous parasite devouring Gaia.
Track Name: Whirlwind Purification
Left to live I consume myself until there’s nothing left.
Just the growing pain bursting my rotten chest.
Open mouth, lifeless, idyllic world, perfect existence.

In the end we all find ourselves at the same old board
Begging for denial, ignoring the swinging sword.
When the warmth embraces my mind I close my eyes.

This is the night, the night we all fall.
When all hell breaks loose we’ll be standing tall.
Destroy the sky, cast off your skin,
Raise your fists, show the world your evil grin.

With hollow eyes I’m staring into square worlds.
Well-conditioned piece of shit, what’s my worth?

Clenched teeth, whirlwind, shattered glass, denied existence.

This is the night, the night we all fall.
When all hell breaks loose we’ll be standing tall.
Destroy the sky, cast off your skin
Raise your fists, show the world your evil grin.

I didn´t crawled into this life to strangle my will,
To be that pathetic face which gazes at me.
Track Name: Kronossphere
As the night rises and darkness covers the land
I feel the lust for flesh taking over my mind

Thousand corpses stacked in the cave of mine
Lifeless bodies hanging from the ceiling
A warm, red fluid dripping out of slashed throats
I bath myself in waves of blood

Every night another manhunt begins
I hide myself in the realm of shades
Observing and yearning,
Longing for another lavish feast

In grim nights I creep through blood-soaked alleys

I´ll spread disease upon this earth,
Annihilation by demonic souls

As the night rises and darkness covers the land
I feel the lust for flesh taking over my mind

In grim nights I creep through blood-soaked alleys

Feeding the shrine of immortality
If just the gods could see
This diabolic feast of transcendency
Track Name: Artificial Exitus
The stench of excrement is choking my throat.
Ruthless white light is blinding my eyes.
Despised I look on the bed, this altar of endless pain.
Sometimes a grave is much bigger than a coffin.
(Sometimes a grave is much bigger than a coffin.)

Slowly I approach, curious, disgusted.
I want to see the face of a soul completely exiled.
Light-headed because of the increasing malodor.
I hold down the craving to throw up so I can get closer.

(I) It is just | (see) a shell.
(The) Stinking | (Light) rotting away.
(In) What separates | (Side) life from death.
(My) A quick slash | (head) through the throat.

What lays down there is no more alive than a mother,
who lost her little daughter to decaying cancer.
Hear the beeping sounds of merciless machines.
Bound to white-sheeted scaffold he lays.
(Sometimes a grave is much bigger than a coffin.)

My mission is clear, I grasp the knife.
His eyes are closed, so peacefully he dies.
The red sprays into my face,
I take a deep breath, finally he is free.

(I) It is just | (see) a shell.
(The) Stinking, rotting, | (Light) fading away.
(In) What separates | (Side) life from death.
(My) A quick slash | (head) right through the throat.

The stench of excrement is choking my throat.
Merciless white light is blinding my eyes.
Deeply despaired I look on the converging wall.
Sometimes a grave is much bigger than a coffin.
Track Name: Sons of Isengrim
We are a pack of wolves.
We are raiders of the night.
We are a pack of wolves.
We are Sons of Isengrim.

The leashes nearly strangulate us, but still we are lashing it.
The muzzle chokes every bark, and so all we do is howling.
Afraid of reality we keep our eyes closed.
Angst defines our existence.

When the sun sets and shadows swallow the light,
We shed all burdens and leave everything behind.
Our throats lust for blood. Our hearts hunger for life.
We are, we are – raiders of the night.

And then the sun sets and we open our eyes,
we breathe in fresh air, thoughts rush through our minds.
The conquest of darkness awakens our insanity.
At last we band together to hunt down the prey.

“My dear, beware, there are wolves at our door.
They’re coming from the wood to satisfy unholy thirst.“
Track Name: Pandemonic Overture
As lord of nightmares, Incubus / atomizes lucid dreams
He wrenches every titan from repose
Wrenched and wakeful, desultoriness / Dead-Eye walks through rain
Passing well-known evil creatures / The internal hatred starts to gain

These awful pains / These demonic recalls / I’m near to collapse
I run and run / But can’t get away / Creatures overtake (me) / I stop and surrender

Aaaahhh, contaminants in vein are the only way to combat the pain
Interruption of an unworthy life; to devastate all evil in his mind

In retrospect of felicity / Spouts a modicum of hope
But this glimpse of freedom is speciousness
Imagery of Medusa’s head (has) had him brought back down to earth
Trapped in loneliness and distress / No way leads out of dead end

These awful pains / These demonic recalls / I’m near to collapse
I run and run / But can’t get away / Creatures overtake (me) / I stop and surrender

Aaaahhh, contaminants in vein are the only way to combat the pain
Interruption of an unworthy life; to devastate all evil in his mind

vacantness, shiftlessness, medication, transformation
Free the soul out of the claws of depression

Awoken from paradise / but not really back
A lonely knight is hunting his foes / decapitating the evil creatures
Putting the scalps over his head / hanging himself the trophy’s bearing
All evil’s dead
Track Name: I, Dooms Visage
This fire will burn the earth, perishing all that you've ever loved.

Now you face the consequences of your evil deeds,
losing all hope, living in fear, recognizing doom's visage.

I am here to haunt you!

I am the ruination you have all fed through the years
and now your creation is getting out of control.

I am here to haunt you,
disseizing humanity of it's luminousness.

All you had in mind was the lust for more,
ignoring the impact of depredation.

Now you'll see what you've done.
Your world is falling in front of your hollow eyes.
This fire will take everything that you ever craved for.

I am the fire that sets your world ablaze.
Track Name: Cosmogyral Miscarriage
Mankind claims to be the crown of creation,
Superior genesis equals alienation.
Just a casualty in infinite space,
And that lie is called the human grace.

Destroy where we come from.

Existence is built on pure monstrosity,
Annihilating all the beauty beneath dignity,
Exploiting the voiceless with wild growing greed.
There is not much blood left for this sphere to bleed.

Enslave what is left.

Just a lunacy at the edge of the universe,
And I’m the chosen, I’m mankind’s curse.
I’ll free the patient from its contagion:
Cosmogyral, miscarriage population.

We‘re nothing but obsolete,
But we act like the best.