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Benthic temple as black as night
Old as the ocean depths themselves
Girt by sentinel, Nearly as ancient
Proof to all but the most violent shockwaves

Custodians disarmed, Temple seal violated

Architeuthis
Unbound by time
Cyclopean entity

Anathema to mortal sentience and its puerile perceptions of space.
antediluvian slumber, unbroken for eons,
through the births of lesser races, to their throes,
in a cyclic rhythm, echoing indifference.

Awoken, roused by fumes of slaughter
oozing through the fractured temple altar

Through riven, once monolithic seal
A self-fulfilling prophecy is birthed


Architeuthis lumbered,
Tentacles engorged rigid with rage

Acres of iron-flesh, wrenching matter beyond
Leagues of tendril flailing, in blind vehemence
The roaring collapse of the, threshold twixt worlds masked by a
cacophony, of endless gnashing.

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from The Great Dying, released June 16, 2014

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Arms of the Abyss Brisbane, Australia

Arms of the Abyss brings uncompromising down-tempo riffs with haunting melodies. The band's vision is crowned by a dual pronged vocal barrage, ranging from guttural roars to unearthly wails.
The band hails from Brisbane, Australia.

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