The Ruin of Tranquility

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Facing adversity
Humbly accepting my fate
Under great scrutiny
Resolved, my life must stay

No one knows my tranquility
Peace like winter's first snow
But before this serenity
There came a curse, a tragedy
And from that curse
Sprang forth my plight
To live in tortured state
A simple mistake lead to disease
A melting point for flesh

So here I lay, decomposing
The binding of my hate
In rotting tranquility
A simple word set forth my fate

Tortured state of serenity
Life amidst the flames of tragedy
Take my peace, tranquility
And fuel your inner hate
A burning coal with righteous fire
That justice cannot define
Take my hate, vitality
The aesthetic source of flame
A sacred scorching of the past
That no one can deny

What possessed you
Overcame you
Bleeding out, my soul
Forced to sit and watch it drain
An everlasting coal

That stokes the fires with its hate
And calls out all my pain
A wicked curse that never ends
Fighting all in vain


from Toward the Empyrean, released February 18, 2013
Music: Joe Waller/James Benson
Lyrics: James Benson



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Musically exploring the dark and melodic doom metal of past and present, Rochester, MN based Adora Vivos came into being by crafting together each of the band member’s individual strengths and visions for dark metal.

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