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Who Dares Disturb
My Blissful Sleep
Again in Anger
Must I Rise
How Long Unknown
I Lay Emtombed

My World
So Long Forgotten
Did Disown Me
Usurper
I was Scorned

Ah
The Suffering They did Inflict

Stained With Cosmic Black Sins
The Sun No Longer Sets Me Free



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    General CommentNiles best song.Great riff,and easy to play.Plus,the drum work in the first minute is amazing!
    Razormasticatoron April 13, 2004   Link
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    General CommentIt's obviously a twist on the old mummy horror stories, but from the mummies p.o.v.
    quiffpornon May 06, 2004   Link
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    General CommentThe four different drum parts at the end of the song with the chant are so well thought out. The real meaning is in the booklet though. You might be right but it is probably a little deeper with actual characters and shit. I haven't like memorized it or anything but it's in there. Check it out.
    hrehocikjon March 10, 2005   Link
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    General CommentYeah, it does go deeper.

    It is about how a group of explores have entered his shrine (I can't remember if the booklet actually names it and I am too lazy to check) and accidently wakes the mummy from his sleep.
    After offing them all, he ponders on the time that has passed, since he was executed for treason of some kind and about how he is now damned.

    It borrows some of the ideas from H.P. Lovecraft's work.
    quiffpornon March 13, 2005   Link
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    General Commentthe sun no longer sets me free

    nice black sabbath reference
    Ddaduttaon April 02, 2007   Link
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    General Commentthe section where the drums adopt one of the belly-dancing rhythms (sorry that i don't know the name) is purely awesome.
    TheNipperon November 17, 2009   Link
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    Song MeaningThe song "Sacrophagus", could be thought of as a continuation of the Nephren-ka saga - perhaps a revisitation of the Lovecraftian mythos that Nile have explored in "Amongst the Catacombs of Nephren-Ka." In this latest chapter, whilst naively excavating in the Catacombs of Nephren-Ka, we have unwittingly awakened our protagonist from his long, restful interment. After wreaking his underworld vengeance upon us for disturbing him from his oblivion, he is tormented by memories of the unholy transgressions that had caused him his anguished eternal entombment.
    MedinaSodon July 13, 2013   Link

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