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Dust Monument

by Sonora Ritual

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Farewell 03:58
Departure 08:00
as the last ray's descended the stars affect the time while dawn hides the leaving the doubt's about to die to pass over the threshold to leap into dark guided by the wind's call toward a mountain tall --- disbelief has been torn yearning for the vertex spell returning now is forlorn no more time left to dwell
Barchan 07:36
innominate sounds tight above the ground aeolian words from shapes foreign on earth inscrutable need to discover the origin of this cryptic roar so perfect and pure the void begins to fade where once suspense reigned the haze is pervaded forget the lost decades --- forget the lost decades the void begins to fade forget the lost decades reaching the sacred gates
adrift into this dusty land provided by our mother born of dry sand floating on colored fields evoked from the essence of my being try to divine the inmost call sacrifice my soul to the highest power of all I'll be the world I'll be the sun when I've passed the gates of oblivion --- neither thoughts nor memories from the past that's been known losing sight of what has been to oblivion inwardly grown oblivion oblivion oblivion oblivion
Formation 06:27
veiled in an asperatus cloak soared from the earth's undetected soul shaped from an deafening crush it came with the wind forever settled in the dust detritus swallows the gleam storms of creation set in chthonic heritage revealed from legend to eternity
a deceptive calm as forces of nature call my name from afar the temple has soared melted with the orbs foretold by sanity choirs this world's remains are yours this aura dissolves my bones while debris has formed a throne monument of dust has grown my spirit has come home


"Dust Monument" tells the story of the vast kingdom that has fallen into a dark age, immersed in entire blackness, threatened by evil powers and disease. There is only one tiny bit of hope left.

The hermit is being chosen as the one to manifest the legend of an ancient sacred massif assumed to hold preternatural powers within. Leaving his colony behind he makes his way through the endless realm to prevent this world to decay. Being distracted on his journey by numerous difficulties such as rough terrain, enemies, mind bending voices during sandstorms and illusive visions his quest seems to be cursed with disbelief and failure.

There is a point of no return forcing him to question the elder's words and giving up the myth, himself and the empire. Suddenly the ground begins to tear...


Music, lyrics, recording and mixing by Sonora Ritual.
Cover artwork by Evergloom Arts | facebook.com/evergloomarts

special thanks to: our friends and families / all the inspiring artists out there / YOU for listening to this record.

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released September 3, 2016


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Sonora Ritual is a band with different influences and styles of heavy music. No grandiose adjectives that describe the sound of these guys. It's up to you, to make your own opinion.

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