Wanderlust

by Lyra

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Weindar Holy crap....this took me by surprise. Absolutely stunning symphonic melodic death metal on display complete with epic aggressive clean vocals. A little wintersun...some dark oath....a splash of persuader and some power metal sensibility. I CANNOT WAIT to see what these guys release next. If you enjoy epic sounding catchy metal this will not disappoint. Fist pumps and head banging will be in abundance when you put this on!!! Just try to listen to northland wanderer and not be enthralled...amazing stuff. Favorite track: Northland Wanderer.
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released July 11, 2017

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Lyra Stamford, Connecticut

Melodic death metal with orchestral elements.

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Track Name: Fiction Erased
Reason and faith feeding blood to the ground
Fortunes and lives to be buried and drowned
Superimposed over the last learned ignorance
Senses engaged across the next false brilliance

Evening shone in a silence fell
As the goddess knelt and the fire repelled
Broken shield in a frozen cage
When our instincts fled and adrenaline raged
Killing of time in a weighing of life
On the balance of souls in Osiris' rites
Fiction erased in a blaze of white

[Chorus]
I cannot see the stars that were promised to me
Sick with your pride
Why, shattering the mask of an evening’s disguise
An offering of dawn
An unbidden call

Take thy beak from my heart
Disregard the gray that time can't mend
Lost in our own minds
Naught you know of the songs that move us

Years turn our lies into truths - redacted fables
Invented to subvert the symbols
We thought we created
Disquieting to feel their edges shaping

[Chorus]

Cryptic phrase
Artifice lost in analytical haze
Patterns to wind the fraying ends of the rational
Ciphers to bind unchecked zeal of the radical

Fallacy wrought from the memory lost in sleep
Never to break from the trammeling shade of night
Radiance dimmed by a sufferance of deceit
Fiction erased in a blaze of white

[Chorus x2]
A warping of the key
Forever held in thrall
Track Name: Ocean In Storm
Tied in the lines of my oblique design
Wither in your embrace
Defy; redefine the meaning of true sight
Suffer the weight of ageless silence
Blindness

[Chorus]
Ring thy heart with steel
Pulling for the surface, blades dividing the rays
Ablaze with the fire to be
Vanquished by the waves (vanquished by the waves)

Ocean in storm
Crushing grip of ice

By name, power, and right hand
By phases of the ever-moving moon
Fickle as the snows of autumn
Deadly as the deep still waters

Swirling seas, churning red
Apparition of godlike beauty
Pull me under the frozen crimson waves
Wings embrace, flooded by sulfur
In the burning swirling tide
Buried by the night

[Chorus x2]
Extinguished

Go
Crystal shards of broken visions
Scarlet ribbons
Tapestry of crimson ribbons
Broken visions
Crystal shards of broken visions
Scarlet ribbons
Oh - death on flaxen wings

Swirling seas, churning red
Apparition of godlike beauty
Pull me under the frozen crimson waves
Slivers of glass on perfect porcelain skin
Marked again, a harbinger of the end (vanquished by the waves)
Of the end
Track Name: Northland Wanderer
Behold the winter
Deafening ageless silence
Behold the fury
Thy death is drawing near

Enter the long night
Hold fast thy fleeting hope now
Ensure survival
Embrace thy growing fear

Venture across the tundra
Bearing the flame of life
My will my strength unbroken
Son of the north, son of the light

Scanning the vast horizon
A village gleaming bright
Invigorated with the promise that I'll sleep tonight

Time slowed down as I drew near
Promise swiftly turned to fear
Town ablaze and death abound
Bodies strewn on blood-soaked ground

All those who lie before us
Too weak, laden with fright
We'll take your goods, then take your life

Is there not one among you worthy of dying right?
Save face and dignity
Draw steel, stand and fight

[Chorus]
Lord, son of the north
Raise up your war banners high
Come, fulfill your oath
Fight for your kin
Fight to survive

The demon hordes surround us
The sky ablaze at night
It’s time, rally and conquer
Summon our Nordic might

Came down with righteous fury
And power forged in hate
The northland wanderer
Spilled demon blood and rewrote fate

Legend states this was the time
Free folk shattered the paradigm
One by one the dark ones fell
Ranks broke fleeing back to hell

[Chorus]

Across the plains traverse the hills
Lost in the frigid sea
No fear of death the northland wanderer is free
With sword in hand and torch ablaze
Unleashed a battle cry
The northland wanderer leads all the free folk
Heads held high

Die