CELESTIAL THRONE

by DEAD SACRAMENTS

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"Celestial Throne by Dead Sacraments is absolutely massive. From the first note through the last there isn’t a dull or tame moment on this entire album."
Kaotic Neutral

"'Celestial Throne' is an album with riffs to spare"
Desert Psychlist

"a gloriously heavy duty DOOMED OUT EXPERIENCE"
Outlaws of the Sun

"Their spellbook is a hefty tome of literal epics in the form of heavy-hitting, psychedelic doom."
Leviathan Zinecast

"The 'Celestial Throne' depicted in the album art must surely be crumbling under the weight of these riffs."
Chicago Doom Confederacy

"I can’t see this having much appeal beyond niche doom fans but they’re sure to get a lot out of it."
Indy Metal Vault

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released May 11, 2019

Dead Sacraments is Brendan, Mark, Nader, Ryan.
Backup vocals on 2–4 by Jimmy.
Recorded by Mark.
Art by Trez.

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Track Name: VOID SUMMONING
Toiling above as their gods sleep below
As they built mighty works given to them in dreams

Swearing fell oaths to Those From The Outside
Bloodstained rites in profaned glades
Black science, dark magicks from worlds out of time
And common folk fear crossing thresholds at night

They called to the Void
And finally, when the stars were right again, the Void answered.
Track Name: MEN, NOW LORDS
Contact having been made
They began their work in earnest.
Scoured the surrounding lands
These men - now lords

Enslaving the peasants,
And leaving rot in their wake.
Though smaller than its neighbors
Black Kingdom grew mightier
And under the Deathless Lords
Generations of slaves toiled
Born and die under the yoke.
While terrors haunted the countryside,

Meanwhile the Lords
They were constructing their greatest work of all:
A Celestial Engine capable of moving the heavens themselves
Remaking the constellations in the image of their slumbering gods.

Those Locked Outside will once more enter our world,
Cleansing it of life and reclaiming their thrones.

It was to this end that the Lords bent their will:
Bringing forth a paradise of fire, and of blood
Track Name: CRACKING THE CELESTIAL THRONE
“So lost in our work, the signs were missed,
So lost in our thoughts as they marched to war,
Still lost in the stars as our foes arrived,
So lost were we child, we were lost.

From North they came
The Lords of Raven

From South they came
The Maids of Crone

From East they came
The Carrion Tribes

And from the West
The Lords of Bone

Even now, our people die,
The horrors burn inside the woods
Even now, our people die,
The labs and dungeons: flooded, drowned in the blood of our dead

Even now, our people die,
Thralls, now free, have turned against us
Even now our people die,
Our great works, cast to the ground

But you survived, as do our gods,
Who will sing again when time is right.
So pass this letter down,
We bid you farewell
And pray you keep the faith,
And pray you keep the night.”
Track Name: STARS FALL, STARS RISE
At eight-and-ten winters,
I read my birthright.
A letter, from an age long dead

At nine-and-ten winters
I looked to the stars
Searching for truths known to few

At two-and-twenty
I finally found
The Key that I had sought survived the purge

At three-and-twenty winters
The sky opened up
Telling the tale of my people

I joined a caravan headed north
Through long days and longer nights
Over mountains and bones of cities lost to time
Then east, ever east,
To see my seat reclaimed

My guides dared not tread
Though they knew not why
A land long cursed
The curse lost to time
And that’s when I heard
Their song, deep below
And that’s when I heard
My gods welcome me home

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