"Buried Alive" as written by and Rick Wakeman....
I'm alive but dead, awake but asleep
As friends gather round and mourners they weep
My mind thinks of all the things I have done
My body is cold but my heart beat goes on
And on and on

As they lower me down into that hole in the ground
I scream out for help but they hear not a sound
I tear at the lid, my fingers they bleed
Is this happening to me or is it just a dream
Summon the dead
Baphomets call
Blood on my hands

"Let me out of here!"

My bones are decayed, my flesh it doth rot
I'm lying in silk, take the lid off this box
My lungs gasp for air, my eyes scream for sight
I promise the rise of my body this night
Summon the dead
Baphomets call
Blood on my hands
Screaming in torment
I'm telling you all
Take heed of my plea
Answer my call
I'm gonna be free

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"Buried Alive" as written by Rick Wakeman


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    General CommentThis song means someone knew what they were talking about. This is liek Christian Death meets sabbath.
    BobSaget666on April 08, 2003   Link
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    General CommentDude,no one could have escaped a coffin!!!However, Chanting of the priests rules!!!And Nightmare also!!!!!!Heavy Metal will prevail motherfukers!!!!!!
    arisfotopouloson November 04, 2004   Link
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    General CommentThis song is very atmospheric, with a heavy Black Sabbath influence that Venom passed down to the black metal bands they influenced to a certain extent. It's one of the slowest songs on the album, and leads directly into 'Raise the Dead' (they are pretty much just different halves of the same song)
    Borknagaron March 03, 2005   Link
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    General Commentkick-ass!!!!
    roeibooton November 08, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThis is truly fantastic.
    Anilandon April 10, 2007   Link

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