Crawling the walls, through every crack and crevice teems blackness washing over the windowpanes, painting the buildings in between. Creeping down the alley ways consuming every street, soundless swarm of nothingness sure to doom us all.

Pulling screaming earthlings into its toothless jaws, endlessly begging, spreading with no sign of stop. Horror of horrors truely maddening in size, running just prolongs the end inevitably, it strives.

Where has it come from? How can it be stopped? So quickly we're to meet our end, our empire we have lost. Karmatic armegeddon, no religion could foresee a planet once forsaken, not even a memory.

Streetlights bend into the void, cars enveloped into the darkness, deeper than a blind man's sleep, soon to paint the world. Insatiable in hunger, it drinks the sea without a belch, stretching to the other side where it is sure to meet itself.

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Unearthly vacuum devouring, the hourglass now empty, it's time to say goodbye. Watching your life flash before mortal eyes, terror fills your heart, screams of anguish greet your ears.

Living death, voracious, insidious, impervious to damage. We are slaughtered as if lambs. Horror of horrors truely maddening in size, running just prolongs the end inevitably, it strives.

Where has it come from? How can it be stopped? So quickly we're to meet our end, our empire we have lost. Karmatic armegeddon, no religion could foresee a planet once forsaken, not even a memory.


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    General CommentWhat are you talking about, bringeroflight? Trevor Strnad ALWAYS sang with alternatining high/low pitched vocals - it's his trademark.
    Arkyopterixon December 15, 2007   Link
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    General CommentFor my literature class we had to look through our songs and find a ballad to brind into class with the lyrics. everyone else was doing like Queen and The Used and stuff.

    anyway i brought in this song and my teacher heard the song and read through the lyrics and said the black hole was symbolic for technology and stuff.

    Where has it come from? How can it be stopped? So quickly we're to meet our end, our empire we have lost. Karmatic armegeddon, no religion could foresee a planet once forsaken, not even a memory.

    karmatic obviously meaning karma
    things like global warming, polution and everything. i cant be bothered explaining much more but it makes sence if you think about it.
    TheShizniton February 22, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentSome massive evil consuming the earth?
    Maybe a black hole, 'Streetlights bend into the void,'.
    Awesome song =D
    xx
    Art_Of_Drowningon September 26, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentArt of Drowning is right.
    Trevor said this song is about a dark hole destroying the world mainly about the horror of the earth being destroyed.
    MyOwnBloodon October 05, 2007   Link
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    General Commentbest song on the album hands down
    B12on October 06, 2007   Link
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    General CommentBrilliant song. Especially love the chorus - most memorable BDM lyrics I've ever heard. Nocturnal is a great album.

    As for meaning; Armageddon. Needs no more explanation.
    Arkyopterixon November 08, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI never said I didn't like the fact that he alternated, I said his new scream isn't nearly as good as Unhallowed and yes there is a difference.
    bringeroflighton September 26, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commentit drinks the sea without a belch
    i used to hate this band. now i love it
    plus i like his new screams better.
    roliface88on October 01, 2008   Link
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    General CommentIn early october when they started up the Large Hadron Collider
    they were talking about how a black hole could be created and the earth would be consumed, whole end of the world saga blah blah blah;

    even though this song was written a year before
    you can make the connection

    an unearthly vacuum devouring
    toothless jaws;
    obviously black hole

    karmatic armageddon, no religion could forsee, a planet once forsaken, not even a memory;
    religions dont reckon black holes will end the world
    nothing will be left, so no memories

    i thought it was kinda freaky cus i heard the song 2 weeks before they fired up the collider

    TBDM FXCKING OWNS MOTHAFUCKAAAAA =]
    Nocturnal has to be one of the best albums ever
    Fantastic_Stuon October 24, 2008   Link
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    General CommentOkay, I may be completely incorrect here, but I read this comic fairly recently known as "Blackest Night" under the title of DC about the various lantern corps. In this comic, the black corp, representing death, takes over the world from outer space and begins to take the spirits of each of the other corp and slowly dominates the world in general. I guess "Living death, voracious, insidious, impervious to damage." represents the beings that it takes unto it's undead curse, "Where has it come from? How can it be stopped? " reminds me a lot of Hal Jordan's reaction as he is initially unaware of the existence of these rings. Okay, my theory probably is wrong but you know :P I love this song and band!
    Nachtmahr53on January 09, 2011   Link

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