The Ravening Lyrics


album: Track 8 in album A Black Moon Broods Over Lemuria
release date: 1995-5
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genres: Rock
styles: Black Metal/Symphonic Rock
length: 2:51
guest guitar: Gian Pyres
lyricist: Byron Roberts
composer: Chris Maudling, Jonny Maudling

Cover Art

Bal-Sagoth A Black Moon Broods Over Lemuria cover art
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Black Legions ravening for blood,
Dark Lords hearken to my call,
Warriors rise forth from the earth,
Battle-spells empower me,
The Throne of Kings, the summoning,
Marble halls sunk 'neath the waves,
Storm-wolves a prowl (beneath) the ebon moon,
Immortal hordes, pledge me thine steel!

The clarion call of battle sounds,
Iron gleams in baleful flame,
Slaughter shines from misted eyes,
Storm-forged blade drink deep.
Stench of carnage fires my blood,
My bride of steel sings in my hand,
Corpse-mounds piled to touch the sky,
Black fury enshroud me!

Bleed for the gods of war!
Flesh to sate the worms!
By this sword I rule!

Dreadful fall of slaughter,
Raw scent of fresh-spilled blood,
Crimson rain falls from the sky,
Ravens ride the storm.

Black cloud of arrows, red storm of swords,
Dark wave of carnage... slaughterfall!

By blood and steel I rule!

[Lyrics: Byron, Music: Jonny & Chris]

Track Listing

CD 1
  • 1 Hatheg Kla
  • 2 Dreaming of Atlantean Spires
  • 3 Spellcraft and Moonfire (Beyond the Citadel of Frosts)
  • 4 A Black Moon Broods Over Lemuria
  • 5 Enthroned in the Temple of the Serpent Kings
  • 6 Shadows 'neath the Black Pyramid
  • 7 Witch-Storm
  • 8 The Ravening
  • 9 Into the Silent Chambers of the Sapphirean Throne (Sagas from the Antediluvian Scrolls) / Valley of Silent Paths