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Our listless prayers echo
Twisting into the infinite
Perched knees on piles
Of discarded hope
Where the light at the end
Reveals the bridge of promise that collapsed
Into the cliff of scattered dreams
When all hope is abandoned
Abandonment is our only hope

Hindsight mirrors blindsided
By my own craving eyes
Building the doom around us
To shield newborn demise

Nothing can pacify
Like odious calamity
Passively sedated by
A promise of catastrophe

Submit to our eminent demise
We know that every thing dies
My teeth will fall right out of my face
Give in to the daemon, narcotize

To empty the ocean with a bucket
To count every of grain of sand
The lock that keeps you stuck in
The room made by your own hands

Die. Die. Narcotize.


from Hymns of Ahriman, released January 11, 2014



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ONTOGENY San Francisco, California

Ontogeny is a progressive death metal band from San Francisco started in 2002. After many demos Ontogeny released the first full length album in 2005 "Pillars of Perversion". With the additions of Keith Grimshaw, Sam Zuerner and Chazz Mcconnell Discord and Disillusion was recorded and released. Ontogeny is currently seeking label representation for the 3rd full length Hymns of Ahriman in 2014. ... more

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