Obscurity Rising

by Terror Empire

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    CD in Jewel case with 8 page booklet with all the lyrics included! Awesome artwork by André Coelho.

    If you like aggressive thrash with plenty of dynamics, this record is for you. Shamelessly drinking inspiration from the gods of thrash metal from the 80's, and adding their personal modern flavour to the mix, Terror Empire have reached a strong balance with "Obscurity Rising". The riffs are as intricate as pure thrash fans righteously demand, and the rhythmic section adds a brutal edge only matched by the vocals.

    Two years after debut album "The Empire Strikes Black" that got high reviews from all over the globe, Terror Empire returns with its best album to date.

    Expect a brutal, unpredictable frenzy of thrash metal.

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i see you steal - they beg - we kill - you pay - they slay - surrender - no more will i ever conform to die praying on my knees you'll never see us coming - you'll never feel us arrive - we'll haunt when you're dreaming - no chance to survive - bow down - time to execute your punishment - beg for mercy - i can’t hear you - stand down - time to take back what was never yours - beg for mercy - i can’t hear you - beg for mercy - i won’t hear you [solo: rui] don’t look back - we’re not going that way - lead or follow - get the fuck out of the way - i drink poison to kill my enemies - i might die but not on my knees no more will i ever conform - you’ll fucking die on your knees
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nations falling by speculation - disintegration of civilization - contemplation of dehumanization - degradation by obligation our lives ruled by markets - invisible heads that set the rules - nations conquered by debt but we owe what and to whom? burn the flags - independence is gone under constant strangulation - over unknown domination - living under provocation just a sadistic humiliation subdued to their tyranny - overwhelmed by hostility - we see our freedom burn - we let our freedom burn burn the flags - independence is gone feed the satiated with the starvation of the starved enrich the rich with the poverty of the poor burn the nations you want to overtake enslave the populations you want to dominate an endless struggle - a decadent survival trampled and abused by faceless people
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Times of War 03:10
conflict-hungry leaders - rising around the world - foaming hate and intolerance repeating the same old script - disgusting populism - inflame global tension the fuse has been lit - the process has begun times of cynicism, hatred and friction provocations and permanent threats weapons are counted and pointed to enemies the tension thickens for the impending conflict the fuse has been lit - the process has begun so grab your gun and prepare yourself to war the conflict is on - we’re living times we’re living times of war war… challenging actions - defying attitudes fan the flames all over the world [solos: nuno / rui] the conflict is on - we’re living times we’re living times of war - there’s no way out we’re living times - we’re living times of war war! war! war! time's up!
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Holy Greed 03:41
you want more than just a piece - praying for more - no matter how - seeking for more killing for more - you have to fill - the void of your soul you do what it takes - to get what you want stepping if you have to - stabbing if you need to - you want it all - you do what it takes to get what you want - stabbing if you need to ...get what you want holy greed that makes you sick - that rips your skin - that makes you blind - a creeping worm that keeps you weak - that makes you sick that rips your skin your obsession for possession - it’s a road of destruction - struggle to get - more and more but never filling - the void of your soul [solos: rui / nuno / rui] ...so much hate that rips your skin
7.
Lust 03:33
twisted - sick - deadly sinner - impure unstable - completely insane - blood boils from under my skin - ripping and shredding - forcing me to sin - forcing the descent obsessed, possessed, completely out of order depraved, unbound, i fucking want it all one on one, come on - a competition for domination - i'll spare you some of my guilt if you feed me with your poison incite your own vanity - ignite my sheer fucking lunacy - corrupt your holy beliefs - master the demise of this denial... no! [solos: nuno / rui]
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Death Wish 04:46
you see me drowning in blood - you know i’m swimming with sharks - you watch the bridges burning - you see the tables turning i will forgive you but i won’t forget you death wish: destruction death wish: compulsion i find myself driven by fear of letting go of who i am - these random thoughts, they just appear - i am becoming who you are [solo: rui] you see me trapped under ice - you tied the anchor on my neck [you did] - you watch me blind in the dark - but now I’m set to attack [...and i will attack you] [solos: nuno / rui] i’m digging my own grave every fucking day don’t you think i’d know better? i’m digging my own grave every fucking day does that make you feel better?
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[solo: nuno] taking control of information - blanking the critical thinking - molding and numbing the young minds - guiding them to a life of acceptance the less we know - the more we obey this is the way - they reign the more we know - the less we obey this is the way we reign welcome to the feast of the wretched [solo: nuno] wealth concentration empowers the system imposing on us misery and decay - it shreds and keeps us apart - that’s the way they can reign so just a few can have so much - to many will have nothing [solos: rui / nuno]
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soulless people - submissive flesh - obedient followers - shadows of themselves - become soldiers of nothing - soldiers with no cause driven by blood and violence intolerance and hate ruthless killers that fight for blood and fire that fight for nothing - ruthless killers that fight for blood and fire - soldiers of nothing abandoned people - forsaken by society thicken now the rows of an army powered by lost souls - hopeless people breathe, speak, move, at masters’ orders obey, shoot, kill, at masters' orders [solos: nuno / rui / nuno / nuno] used and abused - fighting and killing in a strange land - for a false cause dehumanizing the other
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they plot lies - fake their cries - inflict the strike - incite the fight - they use faith - to inflame hate - victimize - to justify - they point fingers - make accusations - divide us all for better control - they create panic spreading anger - fracturing all to weaken us acclaim – the new dictators they yell hard - creating noise - simply to disguise the dearth of ideas - manipulating situations to arise as a solution - hate doctrines - hostile speeches - incite violence destroying trust - they create panic spreading anger - fracturing all to weaken us it’s the same old evil proclaimed by new lords acclaim them now - the lords of our times it’s the same old evil proclaimed by new lords the sickness - the madness - a vision from the past acclaim them now - the lords of our times …the past [solos: rui / gus drax]

about

If you like aggressive thrash with plenty of dynamics, this record is for you. Shamelessly drinking inspiration from the gods of thrash metal from the 80's, and adding their personal modern flavour to the mix, Terror Empire have reached a strong balance with "Obscurity Rising". The riffs are as intricate as pure thrash fans righteously demand, and the rhythmic section adds a brutal edge only matched by the vocals.

Two years after debut album "The Empire Strikes Black" that got high reviews from all over the globe, Terror Empire returns with its best album to date.

Expect a brutal, unpredictable frenzy of thrash metal.

credits

released September 23, 2017

Recorded, produced and mastered by João Dourado at Golden Jack Studios in Coimbra, Portugal.
All arrangements by João Dourado.
Artwork by André Coelho.

Terror Empire is:
Ricardo Martins - Vocals
Rui Alexandre - Guitar
João Dourado - Drums
Rui Puga - Bass
Nuno Raimundo - Guitar

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www.terrorempire.net

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