I just orderd this cd so im looking forward to getting it after reading your review. Wonder if it will beat The Graveyard? I though it was weak and the King-Larocque team had run out of ideas so I was a little reticent when "House" came out. It took me a few days to actually give it a listen but when I finally decided and the last song finished I thought it was something in the same league than "Them", "Conspiracy" or "Abigail". It has the music and an outstanding story. I was so glad he was back in the game.
Album Rating: 3. I don't quite follow why this is so underrated in Sputnik. Story-wise, this has to be one of his most interesting efforts. Digging: Operus - Score of Nightmares. First of all house of god has the most interesting King Diamond story ever! It includes everything!
Love, drama, horror, anxiety and on top of that it creates phylosophical questions as well The musicianship is not the best of his career BUT this album lacks filler songs, which is something quite rare, coming from bands that are as many years in the game as king diamond was when he created this album.
Give it some more listens and it will definately grow on you I really wish the production especially with the vocals wasn't so fucked on this. The eyes of statues standing along the nave They seem to follow my every move They drive me insane I am no longer of the living, but I am still not dead I'm somewhere in between, I am of the unseen I lived a lifetime of sorrow and hate, up until the other day That's when I left this sick old world behind Oh how love can make you blind 9.
I'm hanging on to myself The wine is turning sour, I'm longing for my final hour Never to be free, cursed for eternity I'm hanging on to a memory I'm hanging on to me Be it God or Satan, whoever you are You're hiding in the shadows You cursed me with the Devil's mark I'm hanging to a memory I'm hanging on to me Help I'm slowly going mad Help I'm bleeding now, Help I'm bleeding bad I'm bleeding on the floor Help I can't take this anymore Passage To Hell What was that sound?
I slowly turn around, something moved A void of darkness in the floor, where the altar stood I move a little closer, cause I cannot see from where I stand Blood still running down my arm, from all the cuts in my hands I must enter the unholy cell I must enter a passage to Hell Someone is ringing the bell But there is only me, there is no one else I think I hear a voice from deep within the hole I wonder who could be in there, the strong smell of old I must enter the unholy cell I must enter a passage to Hell I can barely see the stairs below Stairs on which I know my feet must go Catacomb Down into the dark I go, armed with just a candle and then my soul Cryptic messages written on the floor Rats are nibbling at my feet, I send one off to nevermore Too much darkness, spiders on my eyes Webs are hanging from my thighs, the fatter ones must die I see shadows walking straight and tall I don't know how they move, dancing on the walls Presence of fear, a presence so near I wonder what could be so powerful beyond the dark Human bones Catacomb, am I here to die?
I see a light, I push some bones aside Down into the dark I go, another chamber, a chamber with a glow Could this be a doorway to another world? Or darkness playing tricks, with my little mind? The virgin Mary is standing tall A full size figure carved in wood up against the wall Her face is peeling from all the years gone by Is it just a statue, or is it what I'm looking for?
I break her face and see another one instead The mummy's face appears as the bandages they fall Dried out face with hate upon me gaze How grotesque Jesus Christ,what have they done to you? However, if she cannot find someone to take her place, she will die at the year's end, which will happen within one week.
In sorrow, out of love for her the traveler signs the pact in order to save Angel's life, allowing her to be free even though she won't remember him "The Pact", "Goodbye". After her departure, the traveler nearly loses his mind out of heartache and isolation. The monotony of each day and the knowledge of being trapped for eternity unhinges him, and in his desperation he starts to destroy any mirror he can find around the church "Just a Shadow", "Help!
The traveler then witnesses the opening of a hidden trapdoor beneath the altar leading to the catacombs. Compelled by forces he cannot explain, the traveler descends "Passage to Hell". Following a mysterious light to a subterranean chamber, he encounters a crumbling statue of the Virgin Mary and breaks it open.
Inside he discovers the mummified remains of a crucified, glowing corpse bearing "a crown of thorns. Upon his re-emergence, the traveler is followed by what he describes as a myriad of winds and lights; "contorted faces and bodies. The Entities survive on the beliefs inspired by the eternal battle between Good and Evil, though the Entities themselves are far higher beings beyond these concepts. They advise the traveler to simply "live [his] life the best [he] can, and leave the rest to [the Entities]," but after these revelations he loses his faith completely and denounces God.
Add to Favorites. Upon the cross he did not die, they tortured him, but he survived Smuggled across the open sea, to Southern France, tranquillity There he married Magdalene, and founded another dynasty A church was built upon a hill, to serve all of the gods at will.
Excerpts from a non confirmed theory by an unknown. I'd been riding hard most of the night, wooded ravines on a mountain side My horse was getting tired I could feel the trees have eyes I used to know this road so well, many a time I was here before But now it seemed so different, the road was no more I was lost, I stopped and looked around I had this eerie feeling, that I was being watched In what is known as "The Devil's Hide" I knew I was not alone, and it was not that crazy moon above Oh no I could feel the trees have eyes Watching me The trees have eyes, watching me Then the sound I didn't wanna hear, howling at the moon Eyes I didn't wanna see, I should have turned around So much louder, the the howling was chilling my bones One wolf grown to a dozen, and here I was alone Yellow eyes I could feel the trees have eyes.
The morning slowly came, my life about to end Then the wind would change, all but one had left The angelic wolf had stayed, without a word she said Follow me, follow the wolf And so I followed the wolf, up the wooded mountain side Close to the top The House of God In awe I looked as time had stopped Follow me I had never seen a church like this before "This Place Is Terrible" inscribed above the door Like dark decaying teeth, I saw the church within A few and distant thoughts, inviting me in to sin Nobody in the church Once inside, everything would change before my eyes No more decay Glorious beauty had taken its place But in horror I watched as the wolf Angel Then a kiss, soft and warm, my love, am I really not alone?
Nights of heavenly sin, in the House of God, I found Angel where are you now? There he was that little man, sitting by the altar
Black Devil - Holy shit! The Pact. One facing to the east, the other to the west One of the guilded canopies have gargoyles in the sun And on the other canopy I see demons having fun Black devil If you could only speak! This place is terrible Catacomb - Well, nothing really terrible happens here as far as the story line Album). Saludos, peluche! Just A Shadow - Holy Grata de cojones.
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