Road to Ruin

by Myopic Empire

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RikSpanner Heavy as hell riffs, soaring vocals, outstanding production. Spend yer dosh here folks! Favorite track: Road to Ruin.
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kermit_the_doom_fan A heavy debut album by this great artist! This song resonates with me a lot. Favorite track: Wild One.
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Intro 01:16
Before them lay a path Winding into the mist Treacherous landscapes around Barbed antennae jutting from hills Unto them came this choice Binding them as one Knotted tension rising Dropping temperature, embracing chills Fearing what lies in the fog Their faces painted in slate Unbinding the storm in their hearts The fiercest will wither and suffer as one Heedless and rid of all joy They wander right into the haze The night enclosing around The dreams of the past becoming nightmares
Nature's Eye 05:37
You've traced the origin of your kind Existed but a blink in nature's eye But what for? You've drawn your power from the Earth Now we've passed the point of no return Slaughtered nature But what for? Entwined we are Die we will Slaughtered nature Ravaged all Thus doomed we are Die we will You'll find I will not cry for your kind Look at these ancients; left to die But what for? Fingers of the Earth rising Reaching to the darkened skies: for the Sun You've traced the origin of your kind Existed but a blink in nature's eye Fingers of the Earth rising Reaching to the darkened skies: for the Sun
Wild One 06:22
This is the vale of sorrow At the edge of the day Dark reflection, Earth's protection We find our way Ancient circle of stones Where memories lay Green hills in the shadow We will seize the day Wild one Run free A storm on the horizon We reason not why Midnight bells ring turmoil Hear the Raven's cry Run across the treeline Hark at the darkened sky Hours pass and the colours change Across valleys we fly Running in the dark, dead of night Dreaming of a dawn that will never come
Uterine creature Spew forth into Nightmares anew No God to pray to The folly of humanity Inconceivable thought A call for silence Hear the ultimate defiance Enmity for the unborn Your ultimate years are now Protean prospects Prophetic whispers Commitment to one's own Fear of life alone The downfall of society You led the way Disgust with anthro pocentric views Need to rule the world Banner of man unfurled It is not too late For mankind to see Reaching the apex Ending lineage Procreation's fall Isolation for all Ending disorder Restoring nature
Ethereal air Beauty, grace, so fair Strength beyond compare Of us all She'll despair And to her, we are servants She knows what we'll become When she stands she'll speak Voice like a heartbeat Champion of the weak And us all She'll defeat See her stand Breathe in deep Summon will Breathe out life Someone said Once to me Her world will not die
Whipping up a storm Lies, deceit in human form Why stoke the fires of misery When you can live parallel history? Oh no, won't see Wind in your eyes Could it be Climate change denied Climate change denied Dripping blood and hate Write your name on all our fates There's no need to claim victory When you can live parallel history Duplicitous minds Smoke and mirrors deceive mankind Who needs freedom or liberty, When you can live parallel history? Hollow victory You will die the same
Road to Ruin 06:14
It's looking at me and I feel its empire As everything around attests The triumph of stone over all I survey The darkness surrounds and whispers Though creatures abound, I will see not a flicker Or nuance of life at its best The mountain, the giant, this headstone of black I tremble, I feel a shiver A whisper to me and I stare through the night As I realise my future stares back Unmoving and still, black as ebony's will and it dawns on me - the winter I felt the emotions; remembered the past and the flowers that now look like ghosts The world beyond this reflected in my eyes and I awaken yet dream that you're here Alone This monolith claws at my soul On the road to ruin
Buried 05:21
Dark path we walk on River of blood flows Why the land is destroyed Nobody knows The sun over the glens Reveals the scars Forces beyond measure Will bury us all Dark eyes have cried now Tears fall to the floor This is our reality Everybody's war
Goodbye 04:37
As tears fall from the sky The yawning chasm groans Ice ages carved this land Crags of doom pierce the sky Through the rains - forlorn sigh Touch the Earth - mostly hope All the years raised the ground Forces great shaped our world Raise a hand; say goodbye For a time, My home
Outro 03:11
The well-trodden path lay before her Strewn with the debris of men Pain written across the scarred landscape A litany of centuries of chaos At once sad and fierce Writ upon her formless features The sobre throught of a plea unheeded In a mind littered with untethered strings Yet the notion remained open to her She was only constrained by The limits of her power And she cried tears of fire


released June 29, 2019

Myopic Empire is:
Devon Fern: Vocals, Guitars, Bass, Programming

Aron Davidson: Spoken word on Intro and Outro.

Srikanth Panaman: Lead guitar on The Mother Part I.
Srikanth is a member of Bevar Sea:

Aris Perperoglou: Lead guitar on Road to Ruin.
Aris is a former member of Sickfist:

Written, recorded and mixed by Devon Fern
Cover art and design by Devon Fern
Artist photography by Lala photgraphy:

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