Before the Fall

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Lyrics inspired by Walter M. Miller Jr.'s "A Canticle for Leibowitz."

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The keepers of the ancient secrets
Alchemists and knowledge seekers
History in broken pieces
Divine gifts to guide and teach us

(Pre-chorus)
History will be repeated
The rise before the fall
The circle of life

(Chorus)
(Whoa-oh) Progress claims a victory
(Whoa-oh) Proclaim the new world order far and near!
(Whoa-oh) Fall down on your knees believe!
(Who-oh) The truth incarnate man-made deity!

The fool upon the hill is weeping
For the sick, the lame, the beaten
A wisdom tooth impacted bleeding
Rip it out and start believing

(Pre-chorus)

(Chorus)

Change will come with upheaval and fear
As the enlightenment draws near
The pendulum of our own mad clockwork
We are helpless to halt its swing

(Pre-chorus)

(Chorus)

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from Expedition to the Barrier Peaks, released October 7, 2016

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Olyphant Salem, Massachusetts

Olÿphant’s [pronounced ol-uh-funt] was formed in 2009. Their songs draw from a unique amalgam of influences, including: 80's thrash, NWOBHM, AD&D, stoner and doom metal, craft beer, J.R.R Tolkien, H.P Lovecraft, and modern progressive metal.

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