Rex Irae [Requiem]

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Celtic Frost was a metal band from Zürich, Switzerland. They are known for their heavy influence on the extreme metal genres. The group was first active from 1984 to 1993, and re-formed in 2001. Following Tom Gabriel Fischer's departure in 2008, Celtic Frost disbanded. The band was inspired by heavy metal groups such as Black Sabbath, Judas Priest and Venom, but also by gothic rock acts like Bauhaus, Siouxsie and the Banshees and Christian Death, and by the hardcore punk group Discharge. more »


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You have joined your father's feast
Those who saw essence or fall
Floods of dramatic silence
And words, from whom we don't know

Let me dream 
Flee from false 
I have tasted the weight of lust
My hands on the skein of height
A pallid death
Mirage into dark
The horizons echo your glance
Following a detractive sleep
I am the wrath beneath the heavens
The downfall's monologue
Fallen into the vision of effect
Quiet as gods can be
(Joining the king's words)
Orgies of fear
Inbreeding and death
I have walked Carthaginian's sands
I've touched those buried walls
I am the
All mortal is love?
Remembrance has won
Breathing glorified innocence
Quiescence has died therefore
I am the

We stood before the portals of Babylon
And saw it's petrified fall
Have seen your decline's symbols
But carried another life
We tasted the wine of Persepolis,
As mute as our era's breath
Death was never a fragment of
Exalting fantasy

Remembrance ii, this last region last of fire
Orgasmic cries tears and words
Wrath and strength oh, gods! for you!
Before the throne, death

Fright and praise
A faded light
Intimate rests my book
Unwritten what seems true
I am the art of might!
You remaining king
Take your predecessor's hand
You son of my jade gift
I am the

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