Pendular

by Ethereal

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released November 15, 2014

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Track Name: Where the Pain Resides
The vultures circle in the skies
Leaching on my demise
It is the only way
That they know how to survive

Until the final breath released me from my fate
Descend above everything
Now all the hope has turned to hate

Filled with hollow words and lies
We try to conquer our demise
We can’t fight everything
Accepting chaos won’t suffice
All the redemption in the world
Can’t save you from yourself
You blindly chose a path, oblivious of the way

Structurally denying life
‘Cause this is where the pain re-

Side step from the original sin
Don’t look what’s left behind
But find what’s deep within
The shadows of the past are the demons of tomorrow
Hold on to what’s inside and follow what you know

In fragmented shattered minds
Most virtues will get left behind
They don’t feel anything
They define what’s wrong and right
If I could only just destroy
This wretched part of me
Truth is never an opinion, unlike your reality

Structurally denying life
‘Cause this is where the pain re-

Side step from the original sin
Don’t look what’s left behind
But find what’s deep within
The shadows of the past are the demons of tomorrow
Hold on to what’s inside and follow what you know

Follow what you know

The vultures drop dead from the skies
I poisoned them with my demise
It was the only way
For me to survive

Will it release me
From the chaos inside
Clear out the madness
To only find tranquility

Always in disguise
Hide who you are
But there is so much more to see
Now stare right into the soul
Take a bite right out the soul
I bet you they all taste so foul

From the skies
My demise
Only way
To survive

This is where the pain resides
This is where the pain resides
Track Name: Gaia
Gaia, she speaks to me
As she reveals the path
I have forsaken
I look down
In reverence
And bow my head
Before this ancient soul

The tale she tells me
With every word
She cries out
She cries out in pain
We must restore
The balance
Of our new world disorder

Obscure the skies
So that no light may reach us
As we disfigure the protective veil
And lose all connection
To the stars

This steady, persistent
Overwhelming, endlessly
Driving downpour
Learn to see the dismal forebodings now

Deplete the soil
So that we may invite disaster
And assure the coming of the day of purification
As the ashes fall from the sky
They will burn the land and boil the ocean

Interrupt the energy of life
That circulates in waves
Sever our ties
That bind us to mother earth

Poisonous, addictive, corrupting, irresisting
Infinite forcing forward
Closed our hearts and clouded our judgment

We contaminate the sea
Pollute the ground we walk on
Distribute filth and defile
The spirits of all living things around us

I’ve seen the aftermath
With every sight
I cry out
I cry out in pain
We must restore
The balance
Of our new world disorder

All living organisms, and inorganic matter
Are part of this dynamic system
Which, through our love for power, is now unbalanced
Forcing this primordial deity to slowly die

Interrupt the energy of life
That circulates in waves
Sever our ties
That bind us to mother earth


Obscure the skies
So that no light may reach us
As we disfigure the protective veil
And lose all connection
To the stars
Faded away all integrity
With only an eye for the I

Deplete the soil
So that we may invite disaster
And assure the coming of the day of purification
As the ashes fall from the skies
From the skies
They will burn the land and boil the ocean
Track Name: Mandatory Pilgrim
Study scriptures frantically
Inhaling knowledge like the air your breathe
Forced to reach enlightenment
Beyond the kind that most of us will never see

Starting with a mind as white as snow
Getting stained by the things dictated to know
Get rich or try dying
As we are expected

Do we really have a voice
Do we really have a choice
No

Read about the outside world
Imagine how these stories unfold
I know too much now
So I must go

Put everything in the hands
Of something I don’t know
Will it lead me to eternity
Or take me to a new low

Do they really hear our voice
Are we ever left a choice

As I whisper and cast a pitying smile
Sitting on the sideline
And watch these humans for a while

Subjected to reality so bleak
Mindless following
Is only for the weak

Unprecedented arrogance
Oblivious to consequence

I have seen how self-destruction
Has caused numerous kingdoms to fall

Spiritual indifference
Try to find deliverance
I will fight the way
In which you made me

Until the light takes me
Until the light takes me

Put everything in the hands
Of something I don’t know
Will it lead me to eternity
Or take me to a new low

A journey through this forceful world
We are the pilgrims, the mandatory pilgrims
Track Name: Glorification of Idiocy ft. Daniel de Jongh
Everything has its tide
All things rise and fall
Such a fool to think you’re above it all
Don’t give anyone the blame
We have the same name
You’re responsible
For their rise to fame

Comment wars and camera whores
Just thank your lucky stars
Designer lives and perfect wives
We want you to believe in
Politics that just restrict
The mask they hide behind
Take away your liberties
The truth you will find

Don’t you know that you’re alone
Infinity has a price to be paid
And maybe it’s time
To see what we have, an illusion of control
We walk towards the lie
Making it our solid truth
As we ensure that the person inside will be defined by code

Can you feel the cold
Can you hear the lies
Digital junkie in paradise
We’ve become what we’ve always despised

No need for recollection
External memories
That exist outside your mind
You can be anyone you want to be
Live out your archaic fantasy

It’s easy to spill your guts
Flaming threads and trolling sluts
Books of faces, all my spaces
Glorifying your existence
All this online innuendo
Anonymous crescendo
Hatred to communicate
Real life will have to wait

Don’t you know that you’re alone
Infinity has a price to be paid
And maybe it’s time
To see what we have, an illusion of control
We walk towards the lie
Making it our solid truth
As we ensure that the person inside will be defined by code

Can you feel the cold
Can you hear the lies
Digital junkie in paradise
We’ve become what we’ve always despised

We do not stop, we will go
There is no rise, only falling
Do get lost in the system
Digital entity, death of identity
And only remembered by code
Can you feel the cold
Can you hear the lies

Can you feel the cold
Can you hear the lies

Don’t you know that you’re alone
Infinity has a price to be paid
And maybe it’s time
To see what we have, an illusion of control
We walk towards the lie
Making it our solid truth
As we ensure that the person inside will be defined by code







5. ORIGINS

This is the fire
In which I burn
Return to ashes
It is my turn
With the fire from my heart
I’ll burn the world
Like a phoenix arises
On the dawn of its return

Black and white fade into grey
As it slowly reveals the price you pay
Differing degrees
Dark and decadent
Reconcile the truth

The apotheosis of the sinners
It’s men becoming god

Blinded by his holy light
This ignorance is human blight
Salvation does not come without its ultimate price
Prepare for sacrifice

Reconnect and rediscover
Resurrect and rectify
The ancients have blessed me
With the origins of knowing why


As my paradigm shifts
My third eye makes me see
Images of untold intensity
Reconnect, rediscover
Resurrect and rectify

As we destroy
We do create
I am the cause
But not affected
I am the player instead of the pawn

Spiraling upwards
I feel my world change
Is it all around or just inside of me
Now I will dare you to believe
(Don’t be)
Don’t be dictated by anyone other than yourself

I shall take vengeance upon my enemies
And repay those who hate me
For whoever shed man’s blood
By man shall his blood be shed
For in the image of men
We made god

Reconnect and rediscover
Resurrect and rectify
The ancients have blessed me
With the origins of knowing why
As my paradigm shifts
My third eye makes me see
Images of untold intensity
Reconnect, rediscover
Resurrect and rectify

Knowing of the sanctity
The integrated illusion of fidelity
Never lose hope
Know that your truth has always been there
Don’t ever stop and stare

Don’t be dictated by anyone
Don’t be dictated by anyone but yourself
Track Name: Origins
This is the fire
In which I burn
Return to ashes
It is my turn
With the fire from my heart
I’ll burn the world
Like a phoenix arises
On the dawn of its return

Black and white fade into grey
As it slowly reveals the price you pay
Differing degrees
Dark and decadent
Reconcile the truth

The apotheosis of the sinners
It’s men becoming god

Blinded by his holy light
This ignorance is human blight
Salvation does not come without its ultimate price
Prepare for sacrifice

Reconnect and rediscover
Resurrect and rectify
The ancients have blessed me
With the origins of knowing why


As my paradigm shifts
My third eye makes me see
Images of untold intensity
Reconnect, rediscover
Resurrect and rectify

As we destroy
We do create
I am the cause
But not affected
I am the player instead of the pawn

Spiraling upwards
I feel my world change
Is it all around or just inside of me
Now I will dare you to believe
(Don’t be)
Don’t be dictated by anyone other than yourself

I shall take vengeance upon my enemies
And repay those who hate me
For whoever shed man’s blood
By man shall his blood be shed
For in the image of men
We made god

Reconnect and rediscover
Resurrect and rectify
The ancients have blessed me
With the origins of knowing why
As my paradigm shifts
My third eye makes me see
Images of untold intensity
Reconnect, rediscover
Resurrect and rectify

Knowing of the sanctity
The integrated illusion of fidelity
Never lose hope
Know that your truth has always been there
Don’t ever stop and stare

Don’t be dictated by anyone
Don’t be dictated by anyone but yourself
Track Name: Light on Pandemonium
Is this the end of common sense and offline consciousness
A crude disarray of mind and matter
Everything ends and starts anew
Return to chaos, as it is the beginning

Rise to the core
Equinox
Change will never be the same
Drown, lose it all
On the hands of time
Nothing ever is the same

Nothing ever is the same

This is the feeling of lunar vertigo
Don’t look down
Transcend far beyond the physical realm
All is permitted and nothing is ever true
It’s light on pandemonium

Tarnished by the difference
The synthesis of opposites
Full light on pandemonium

Rise to the core
Equinox
Change will never be the same
Soar like the wind
Through the eye of time
Nothing ever stays the same

So turn the zodiac wheel
Find your order in chaos
The rules of nature don’t apply

Swing the pendulum
Gaze at its orbit
A celestial sphere

Twin snakes
Coil and constrict
Split apart
And order, earth, sea, sky
Like life, time and fate intertwined
Come to life, grow, feed, fall, wither, repeat


Rise to the core
Equinox
Change will never be the same
Fall like the sand
Break the hourglass
Delusional consistency
Track Name: Citadel of Sorrow
Here we go

Every little sin will scar your life again
We´re not able to fight
But how we fight and try to beat the sickness
Keep your feet on solid ground
Don’t hesitate to annihilate
The sorrow that we feel we create
This was your burden to bear
It’s time to let it go

Citadel of sorrow
Imprisoned by this black gate
The sorrow that we feel did we create
Citadel of sorrow
It’s our perfect design
Now hear our wicked souls cry
Defy

This is never gonna end
You pretend to comprehend
This will be your downfall
The guilt that took the shame, yours to begin with
Now you fall and hit the ground
Using it as you see fit
Erasing all the sorrow and be done with it
This was your burden to bear
It’s time to let it go

Citadel of sorrow
Imprisoned by this black gate
The sorrow that we feel did we create
Citadel of sorrow
It’s our perfect design
Now hear our wicked souls cry
Defy

Rather, I’d rather
You don’t get it, we’re signing our lives away
Revolt today
It’s our last day
Our redemption is a gunshot away

Your redemption means no comprehension
Eradicate
All the hate
Your redemption means no comprehension
Eradicate
All the hate

Citadel, citadel of sorrow
You’ll live with no tomorrow
Citadel, citadel of sorrow
You’ll live with no tomorrow
You’ll live with no tomorrow
You’ll live without tomorrow

For this time
Track Name: The Dopamine Conspiracy
When the adrenaline explodes inside Do take the extra step that you’ve been denied It’s an addiction without remedy There is no return, but we’re too blind to see Let’s fade away
The sky moves sideways Consume and escape from reality Forget about the emptiness, be free Let’s play a game you can’t win or lose Artificial rush destroys the boundaries Of rationality inside And we all need a savior And we all hate the savior Shoot up with divine
Casting pearls before the swine Your world is yours to alternate Ascend to where the savior awaits
Whatever path we take Every crossroad is another choice What makes us take a left or right We have to live with our inner voice Gazing at the world in third perspective Kingdom so cold Seduced by the honey that drips from its lips Let’s fade away into existence We will not hide, this is our fight This is our redemption Does it matter If a story is true
The only thing it does Is replacing the fear deep inside you Facts for fiction Fiction for facts Confirm my reality Conform to my view of this world Go, go, go
To us freaks it’s not a show Go, go, go
To us freaks it’s not a show For those of us who had a choice For those of us who made the choice
Gazing at the world in third perspective Kingdom so cold Seduced by the honey that drips from its lips
Let’s fade away into existence We will not hide, this is our fight This is our absolution
Gazing at the world in third perspective Kingdom so cold Seduced by the honey that drips from its lips
Lets fade away into existence We do not hide, this is our fight This is our redemption
We do not hide This is our fight This is our absolution This veiled existence Is what we chose This degenerate generation Needs a fix to see
Disconnect from Luna and sol A rush of ecstasy The rise before the fall