Satellite

by Midgard

/
  • Includes high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more. Paying supporters also get unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app.

     name your price

     

1.
03:42
2.
03:34
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
04:13
8.
9.
04:58
10.
08:15

about

"Satellite is the first full-length album from Midgard, and it delivers a powerful blend of melodic and aggressive, drawing on influences from melodic death, power, and doom metal to forge a unique sound.

credits

released 15 December 2012

Alex Shalenko - Vocals/Guitar/Keyboards
Travis Boylls - Guitar
Jenn Boylls - Bass
Ryan Willis - Drums

tags

license

all rights reserved

feeds

feeds for this album, this artist
Track Name: Empire
It was of the cold nights better spent alone
It was of the silent shores we never strode upon
Tyrannical deception crystalline
Implanted devastation part of the machine

And there, I beheld it rising from the sea...

Empire - all that is left for me
Empire - all that shall ever be
Desire - to see it all burn
Empire - now I will return

And when the night awoke these hopes
To penetrate the skin of dreams
The spectral harvest in the end
No triumph of thy will

To parlay with the innocent and orchestrate demise
Intoxicated vision of the truth we shall despise
The silent wait is over now is time to set the fire
To devastate and rise beyond the shattered...

Empire - all that is left for me
Empire - all that shall ever be
Desire - to see it all burn
Empire - now I will return

Now I will return

And so the story goes until the end is in sight
And so this alchemy derives the darkness from its light
Track Name: Satellite
Sing me, oh muse of shattered dreams and broken lives
The songs of hate and discontent, the words of vice

I can see it clearly now, from high above
I hear the call of solar winds

Sing me of vengeance and despair, of forlorn hope
Beguiling falsehood and contempt of the world below

And the scores are etched into the metal skin
A wordless cry from a satellite

Where do we go, we just don’t know
And the wind is blowing away (it’s time to…)
Where do we go we may never solve
Nothing left to say (it’s time to go)

Sing songs to screaming demons who will not hear
Confessions of dead vigor and living fear

And it is all gone, only the ashes remain
One hundred miles above the Earth

Where do we go, we just don’t know
And the wind is blowing away (it’s time to…)
Where do we go we may never solve
Nothing left to say (it’s time to go)
Track Name: Until the Sirens Call
Trace of beauty, angel cry
Sown in texture of a lie
Scan the waves for a hint of blood
Hide true face before attack

Like an anchor in the heart of storms
Like a promise to belong

Desperation, dark intent
Bleed the truth to soul’s contempt
False deliverance, all hope lost
Left in tatters on the rocks

And you wait until the sirens call
Chasing dreams to end them all

I will scream in silence termination only prize
Everything I am will only hasten my demise
Beyond the promises of grace, never-ending crawl
Until the storm devours the sails and the sirens call

And you wait until the sirens call
Chasing dreams to end them all

I will scream in silence termination only prize
Everything I am will only hasten my demise
Beyond the promises of grace, never-ending crawl
Until the storm devours the sails and the sirens call
Hoped to be the one to sail beyond the angry night
To navigate the currents and set the damage right
Too proud to leave the helm or to accept my fall
I shout defiance to the wind until the sirens call
Track Name: As the Phoenix Falls
These are the thoughts I bear
These are the warnings from within
A sacrifice to malicious love
A slip of a twisted tongue

Bred to kill the messenger I stare into the sun

Another state of altered mind
A paradox of flesh and word
The sky pulsates with indecisions
Let the false angels descend

Bound to the absolute I claim the kill

As the phoenix falls
As the phoenix falls into the fire
As the phoenix falls
And I turn away

And if it only happened once
Like dying embers of a fantasy
The core of night splinters
A revelation unwelcome

In a smoke-filled room where the stars turn to ash
In a cold light of morning there is no rebirth

As the phoenix falls
As the phoenix falls into the fire
As the phoenix falls
And I turn away
As the phoenix falls
As the phoenix falls into the fire
As the phoenix falls
It ends
Track Name: Winter Assault
Iron tempest came to seal frigid winter’s reign
Stone-cold earth and stone-cold hearts guarding steel’s domain
This is trial, time of judgment for the crooked cross
We will stop invaders with overwhelming force

Dead, frozen, ascendant
Vengeance for the fallen

Winter assault, desperate battles upon the blood-stained snow
Winter assault, as above, so below
Winter assault, a final prayer to a distant god
Winter assault, Stalingrad

Dead, frozen, ascendant
Vengeance for the motherland

Guns and rockets, tanks and blades, into the mouth of hell
We will fight them in the fields and burned-out building shells
There’s no land behind the Volga and there are no steps back
In the dead of winter we ready the attack

Winter assault, desperate battles upon the blood-stained snow
Winter assault, as above, so below
Winter assault, a final prayer to a distant god
Winter assault, Stalingrad

Winter, winter assault (repeat)

Winter assault, desperate battles upon the blood-stained snow
Winter assault, as above, so below
Winter assault, a final prayer to a distant god
Winter assault, Stalingrad
Track Name: Absolute Zero Heart
To recognize the failing flesh
The serum dripping from thine wounds
To escape the vision celestial
And turn towards the colder suns

Every step an equinox
Of fate in tidal lock

Absolute zero heart grows colder again
To recognize the fear and take away the pain
Absolute zero heart dissolving in vain
These words of hate and love are footsteps, footsteps in the rain

There is no man in the tower
Only fear at the end of the world
The clouds part to reveal thine punishment

To find a cure in alchemy divine
Embracing nightfall of new day
Five suns coalesce into the spiral
And I turn away

Every breath a revelation
Decoding the redshift

Absolute zero heart grows colder again
To recognize the fear and take away the pain
Absolute zero heart dissolving in vain
These words of hate and love are footsteps, footsteps in the rain
Track Name: Oracle
(instrumental)
Track Name: Waves of Acheron
Some might say in vain - no one knows the norm
Bleed the tragic sky into another form
Tie the astral winds in knots that tell our fate
Align the autumn stars to spell eternal wait

Some might speak of doom and portents it will bring
Tearing crimson clouds to form imperfect ring
Blurring times of sand and the sands of time
When Hecate calls, who will fall in line?

Coins upon your eyes, dust upon your brow
Ashes in your hands speak of broken vow
Waves on a sea of winds hypnotize and call
Waves of Acheron now demand their toll
Track Name: Hellfire
Too skeptical to fight for faith
Too cynical to fight for words
Perhaps just hopeful enough
Or maybe an old fool
Demolish stagnant paradise
And live for stream of pain
Recalibrating the will
Whatever stranger dreams may come

Walk with me - into flames eternal
Live through me - with the fire in the clouds
Walk with me - through the heaven burning
We are free - against the odds

This dissolution is transparent
Wherever I may go
Whoever was by my side
Shall not remain in memory
For nothing is left which is stronger
What I was and will become
Under the stranger fictions
Reality is still unknown

Walk with me - into flames eternal
Live through me - with the fire in the clouds
Walk with me - through the heaven burning
We are free - against the odds

And in pain we walk this earth
Always here at loss for words
Always stalking what we find
To chimeras of the mind
Strength and pain are all the same
Only truths that will remain
Start the fire, might as well
For you I walk through hell

Walk with me - into flames eternal
Live through me - with the fire in the clouds
Walk with me - through the heaven burning
We are free - against the odds

Through a thousand tongues of fire
Through the things that I desire
In denial if I am
Never knew the master plan
Never one to save the soul
Never searching for it all
Sane or not, the time will tell
For you I walk through hell
Track Name: If
Through the traces of aeons swimming by
In the rivers of time, footsteps of light
Through the shades of despair, awash in flames
Sentinel ages stand with no names
For these shallow dreams and innocent souls
Beyond the horizon the second sky falls
Concurrent ideals taking their leave
Recovering from the questions of what if

In the dark, we are the ones
We are the silence waiting
For the shades of distant night
For the shades of distant night
In the light, we are the blind
The sacred thoughts forsaken
In the shades of distant night
In the shades of distant night

What if?

Burrowing roots, deep in the soil
These virgin waters carry the spoils
Mirrors and wonders, roses and smoke
Blades of confusion running amok
Signing our names in dust of the moon
Counting seconds running out soon
There is no doubt this is one true belief
Resolving for once the question of what if

In the dark, we are the ones
We are the silence waiting
For the shades of distant night
For the shades of distant night
In the light, we are the blind
The sacred thoughts forsaken
In the shades of distant night
In the shades of distant night

What if?

Cyclic redemption raising the flag
Sins of the sons are now coming back
Beauty of industry, magic of rust
No turning back until we are dust
Making our promise making it right
Here we shall stand on the judgement night
Until the empires dissolve with their grief
And we shall not ask the questions of what if

In the dark, we are the ones
We are the silence waiting
For the shades of distant night
For the shades of distant night
In the light, we are the blind
The sacred thoughts forsaken
In the shades of distant night
In the shades of distant night

What if?