Trials of the Will (demo)

by Brazen Gate

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released October 13, 2016

Eranicus- guitars
Siege- drums
Origen- vocals, bass, synth

Recorded, mixed and mastered by Eric Struth

Additional guitars by Origen
Cover photo by Colman Durkee



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Track Name: Open the Wound
memories unfold
stirring the hatred
old faces
gleaming with with pride and vanity
displaced praise
of victories dreamed and falsehoods unspoken
wounds reopened for self pity
you disgust me
you rape and cry the victim
open the wound
bleed out your sanctity
Track Name: The Glare of the Blade
trapped in the hollow tree
churning forward
circle whirring
fighting this end
and the acceptance of

the glare of the blade

rapid rotation
knuckles clenched
tightened against the steady approach

and when we meet
the bitter relief
flesh torn apart
flayed in the hollow tree
Track Name: Abysmal Heaven
i wrestled with the sentence
my life laid forfeit for the guilt of the world
born as a scapegoat
tortured forever
an effigy burning in my horrid likeness
i suffer each flame
climbing higher
unto abysmal heaven
where the wicked laugh and spit upon the meek
Track Name: Thanatos
light the way by bridges burned
into the black hole
never return
sinking deeper into nothing
light the way by bridges burned
drained to white
cold flesh surrenders
hope reposed
thanatos unfettered
sinking deeper into nothing
unforgiving isolation
into the black hole
never return
lay my path with stones unturned