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"The Greatest band ever: The Prince of all Satanic Music." ArCynicAl from KUMM Radio/89.7 FM/Minnessota"¡A treat for the dark at heart."(Live Wire)"¡Aggressive tales of Satanic Splendour; excellent production."(Music Paper)"¡Super stuff."(Tom Dean-WOVI/Ch

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CONTENTS:

1) LUCIFER cd review-Draconis Blackthorne/Church of Satan
2) 13 QUESTIONS: by Draconis Blackthorne.
Interview with David "Nightmare" Powers of LUCIFER
3) The LUCIFER story...

5) LUCIFER lyrics!




LUCIFER cd review-Draconis Blackthorne/Church of Satan

Lucifer is an admittedly campy and evocative devilish band with a twist of humour necromancing the past orthodox, now considered unorthodox by the less attuned, thus becoming re-innovative, harking unto the Satanic roots of original Metal, particularly in the guitar riffs, basslines and classicly legendary melodies, while remaining completely true in their own right, retaining integrity, as it comes from the black heart. A Satanic band who has successfully travelled from the past through the "star" gate to the present, and still manages to blast away many of the current bands nowadays. Because of their style, I would consider this to be a timeless band, spanning all eras of Black Metal. Ladies and Gentlemen, from the deepest depths of Hell......

I. It's Lucifer! begins as a powerful introduction, incorperating pipe organ, heavy guitars, ribfelt bass, pounding thundering drums, and a distinctive voice which sopmewhat reminds Me of King Diamond's - quite unforgettable, high-pitched and clear.

II. "Crush The Enemy" is another strong piece which is also an inspirational tune about the indulgent practice of destroying the rotten under crushing cloven hooves.

III. One of this Warlock's absolute favorites on this CD Is certainly "Destination Death" , with multiple uses of various sound effects which accentuate a delightflu gloomy ambience, such as a throbbing heart, a bell, and a gong, sets a solemn atmosphere, in what would be this opus' 'ballad' offering. Nice. Reminds Me of the Francis Ford Coppola version of Dracula's monicker "Love Never Dies". After the ponderous strains of gentle strings, a literal explosion launches us into the Abyss of emotional turmoil.

IV. "Nightmare" has somewhat of a King Diamond / Hammer films / Macabre Metal feel to it. Evocative.

V. "Living In Pain In Hell {Slay You}" is actually quite a 'rocker', and will have your tail wagging. Somewhat reminiscient of Judas Priest {no pun intended}.

VI. "On Your Mark" sounds a bit of what Motley Crue would have done circa "Shout At The Devil" but never had the complete guts to do. I really enjoyed the empowering demonic voice uttering "This is the age of SATAN! Hail Satan!" Also includes the blasting of Hellish cannons and witch-like cackles from David "Nightmare" Powers.

VII. Just Another Minute To Paradise" is actually a romantic tune about someone who is just about to meet their love - also a 'rocker'.

VIII. "Gather Brethren" starts off with a classical Spanish guitar, which then launches into another ripper with a subtley Middle-Eastern bent to the solo and chorus strings. Nice Touch of evil.

Underlying vocals from The Gentleman Downstairs permeates each song, coaliscing in an infernal duo with David 'Nightmare' Powers. This band makes you want to throw open the drapes and howl at the moon.

The cover art by Jerry Field, features a brilliant compendium of sinister images thuroughly baptized in hellfire. An inverted cross is athrust as Lucifer's sword to pierce the heavens with a horned skull at its base - its blackened steel emits bolts of lightning energy, which also displays the dreaded number of the beast forth. And the full moon with bats is another great touch adding that certain macabre element which is ever so pleasant and archetypal of Halloween. This is one of those pieces which hides many little secrets within its darkened fetters. And of course, the undulating nymphs fan the flames with their very lust. This piece would make a nice framed poster.

And on the back, the perfect sigil to seal this opus - a red Baphomet makes it whole. A veritable musickal Book of Shadows.

Highly entertaining and a fun listen, and as we know, part of The Devil's realm is that of show business.

Hail Lucifer. HAIL SATAN.

Draconis Blackthorne/Church of Satan
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13 QUESTIONS by Draconis Blackthorne.

Interview With David "Nightmare" Powers of LUCIFER.

1. When and where did you discover The Satanic Bible, and when did you realize you were a Satanist?

I began to realize that I was a Satanist when I was about 13, 14, 15; around then, little by little, with ever increasing intensity as the years went by. I always felt a certain pride and power ever since childhood, though I didn't know why. I didn't realize until much later that it was Unholy Flame of Lucifer The King burning in my Evil, Dark, Imperius Heart. Anyway, I began playing the guitar at age 12. As I progressed, I learned music that I was naturally inclined to hear, such great Satanic artists as Black Sabbath, Deep Purple, AC/DC, Maiden, Motley Crue, Judas Priest, etc. By the age of 16 , I had formed a band that focused more than anything on jamming AC/DC tunes; an AC/DC "cover band", if you will. For the most part anyway. I really enjoyed performing those classic Priest songs also like "Livin' After Midnight" and "Hot Rockin'". It was by around this time that I realized that I possessed musical creativity. Until then I had no idea that I could compose, and I was shocked. So with this band I would wear horns and Devil's outfits to perform. I was STILL oblivious to the fact that I was a Satanist. Around town in suburban New
Jersey where I grew up, christian fundamentalist types began to wail, "hey watch out for that guy: HE'S A DEVIL WORSHIPPER! Keep away from him, don't hang around him: HE'S A LUNATIC! HE'S EVIL!!!" I was like "WHAT!", still oblivious. For I had never publicly (nor privately) proclaimed that I was a Satanist.

A girlfriend of mine back then even told me that I "looked like the Devil". Me? I was flabberghasted...

Later, I saw movies such as The Omen and The Exorcist. Things were begining to "add up". I was like "wait a minute"...

I had gotten wind of something about some "Satanic Bible" years before from the same girlfriend, and the book title had stuck in my head ever since. I must have been around 17 at the Time. But then I heard it again from a friend at college in New York a few years later (I was 21). I was
exhilirated. As Suspicions of my Diabolical Destiny intensified, I finally said "that's it!" and set ot to find that dreaded Book. I was walking around in the Village, New York with my wife at the time (Julia Scarlet) and we went into Saint Mark's Books. I was already pretty familiar with the works of Crowley and whatnot, but the mere thought of the existence of a true, Satanic Bible excited me beyond measure. I sought and sought with great eagerness until,
finally...

Needless to say, I was beside myself with excitement and joy. I stared with wonder and awe at the cover for a few moments and then proceeded to purchase it. Such a glorious moment for me!

Looking back, it must have been right then and there that I realized that I was a Satanist and that there could not possibly be any other religion for me. I never felt such a tidal wave of emotion and power as when I found The Satanic Bible. No other book or religious item ever made me feel
this way. This was EXACTLY what I was looking for. Why? I don't know. High Priest Peter Gilmore suggested that it's genetic. We'll just have to go with that I guess. It makes sense enough.

That same Fateful Night I went home to my high rise on the Upper East Side and proceeded to read It. I admit, on my way up the elevator I was a little horrified, for I knew that "this was it". I stayed up all night reading and reading; I couldn't stop: I was on a mission for sure!. I
finished reading it in one straight session. The same week I went on to purchase Ritual items and the like (as is instructed in the Satanic Bible), to get things started. My first ritual? Damn! I was so blown away!!! The effects were, well, what can I say? Nothing short of awesome.

2. What religion were you brought up in?

Well, my Father was Jewish and my Mother a non-Jewish Gentile (oh, God: what a heresy right?!?!?!). I opted for neither though. Believe me: I tried! I even read the Gideons Holy Bible from cover to cover as a young child, in a vain attempt to fit in with the Judeo-Christian herd. Needless to say, it didn't work and I found myself rather bored and disconcerted with the "Holy Scriptures" and became increasingly enraged at the contemptible shenanigans and hypocritical deceitfulness of those tiresome white-lighters. Their subhuman insensitivity also confused and embittered me deeply. Still does. I sometimes find that it is rather difficult being a gentleman in a world peopled so predominantly by apes.

3. Do you have any pets?

My Black Cat Time. And those apes I spoke about earlier of course. I hate to put them both in the same category. Time is actually more than just my pet. He is my familiar and one of my best friends in the world. I consider Him to be more like a son than a pet.

4. Do you wish to share any interesting supernatural
experiences related to your rituals, and otherwise of a
paranormal nature? What was your most satisfying Magical
Working? Any experiences with demons, ghosts, aliens, or dream relations?

It's amazing how powerful the Black Rituals can actually be. I have had so many paranormal experiences through them that it would be impractical to enumerate them all here. However, let us see... I know that in one of my first rituals I intended to bring about success in my creative endeavours, particularly my musical ones. For many years I tried and tried in vain to form the band of my dreams. Then, as I started to utilize Greater and Lesser Satanic Magick, crystalization ensued. The idea began to develop in
my mind that the Intervention I invoked rushed to my assistance. Ultimately (when things came to ever greater fruitition), I literally felt the presence of the Dark One permeating my entire Majestic Infernal Being. And then I fell. Hey, no one rides for free!

5. Do you wish to relate any notable experiences you have had with blindlighters?

I have crushed a few of them with Destruction Rituals. They are relatively easy to destroy. Other than that, please see interview question #2.

6. What is your political orientation?

Well, practically, I am oriented to accomodate Myself politically, socially and economically. Theoretically, I feel that conservatives and democrats alike have their pros and cons. Democrats favor abortion (I am "pro Death"; it helps curb the problem of global overpopulation. But they are to liberal with spending on the more "charitable" programs such as welfare. Conservatives tend to increase spending on the Military but tend to overlook environmental causes.

It's great to see political leaders move more to the rational center, as opposed to engaging in radical or fanatic extremism. Or partisan politics. I say, let's find some common ground here. The destiny of the country is more important than biased interest groups or political affiliations. This is why: when considering candidates for office I don't worry so much about their party affiliation. It's their character, sense of mission and vision that concerns me. Vision. We need visionaries.

Culturally, we need to further a higher, superior vision. Superficial, popular, shallow, frivilous attitudes and values are too prevalent in American society today. It's time to set a higher standard (the LUCIFER standard?)
against this Jerry Springer, As The World Turns, Britney Spears bullmake culture standard. We are the The United States of America, the greatest superpower in the world. We should act accordingly.

Other than that, I intend to run for President. My campaign slogans will be "My will is the will of the American people!" and "There is no challenge too great!"...

7. What are some of your musical influences, and do you have a favorite band? What is your favorite Lucifer song and why?

AC/DC, Black Sabbath, Ozzy Osbourne, Emperor, Iron Maiden, Barzum, Morbid Angel, Judas Priest, Van Halen, Mercyful Fate, King Diamond, Mayhem, KISS, Slayer, Metallica, Motley Crue, Deep Purple, The Who, Lynard Skynard, The Doors, Eagles, Billy Joel, Elton John, Beatles, Jefferson Airplane, The Grateful Dead, Jethro Tull, Fleetwood Mac, YES, Crosby, Stills, and Nash, America, Willie Nelson, The Charlie Daniels Band, The Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, The Yardbirds, Hendrix, Jeff Beck, Eric Clapton, Elvis Presley, Devo, Madonna, Frank Sinatra, Chuck Mangione, Herb Alpert, Piazzola, Segovia, Montoya, Ibanez, Duke Ellington, Jerry Goldsmith, Bach, Chopin, Rachmaninoff, Mozart, Tchaikovsky, Bizet, Rossini, Ravel, Mussorgsky, Stravinsky, Schubert, Richard and Johann Strauss, Wagner and last but certainly not least (my favorite composer of all time), Ludwig Von
Beethoven...

My favorite LUCIFER song? Hard to say. I would have to say my
not-yet-released Omnia Imperium Bellum, eventhough it's not a "song" but an instrumental opus. Musically, I flex my classical muscles, if you will. It's a piece about Glory, Victory, War and Triumph. With the use of the timpani and strings; it's unlike anything I have ever done before.

8. Who is your favorite author and why?

Nietzsche. He denounced religion, espoused doctrine
of perfectibility of man through forcible self-assertion, and glorified
the Superman.

9. What is your favorite film?

The Exorcist.

10. Who is your favorite artist and favorite piece?

Gustave Dore. The illustrations of Paradise Lost.

11. What is your ideal Lair?

An Imperius, stark, monolithic Lair somewhere far from everyone and
everything. Near a lake. Has a sauna, steam room, jaccuzzi and ice cold
pool. My office will have a massive dark pine desk (computer/fax of
course), a Throne, a grandfather clock, a huge oriental rug, angels and
gargoyles everywhere, Louis XV type furniture, a baby grand piano, an air
purifier, an imposing chandelier, my Altar, a kick-ass stereo, recording
equipment, an enormous water-bed, a bidet!

12. What is your ideal auto?

A good black Mercedes will do...

13. What are any other projects you are involved with, and
what is in store for the future of Lucifer?

I would not want to divulge any secret, lest I spoil the surprise...



THE LUCIFER STORY



LUCIFER is THE Pure Satanic Death Rock band from New York. They are the high octane powered metal trio that are sure to unleash utter Terror and the Forces of Darkness forevermore upon the Satanic Earth. Most (if not all) bands on the scene today don't even hold a candle to the almighty LUCIFER, in spite of their marketing, exposure and/or record label representation. By not even mentioning LUCIFER, the media and labels would like to wish them out of existence. If Marylin Manson poses such a threat to society, imagine LUCIFER! LUCIFER wields a force so powerful, so threatening, so overwhelming that they can't be afforded a voice. But Lo and Behold, the tables are now turning...

They formed in 1992 and released their first demo the following year to a groundswell of international media, which helped generate a substantial mail order empire. LUCIFER even started their own TV show on Manhattan Cable Access, where they were viewed religiously every week on "LUCIFER", which was dedicated entirely to the band, its music, terror philosophies, views on Armageddon and yes! (believe it or not)- their humor.

After years of struggle, the mighty and independent LUCIFER victoriously and boldly released their debut CD (full length), sure to smash into oblivion any and all detractors and adversaries of the supposed "dying metal scene", for the grinding infernal power of the songs on this Beastly recording speaks all for itself...

1989-1992/Romantic Origins

DAVID AND JULIA MEET

Actually, LUCIFER has a romantic history. The band founder David "Nightmare" Powers and backup vocalist Julia Scarlet met at the Music Conservatory of Buenos Aires in Argentina in 1989. They found that they share much in common, fell madly in love and got married. They had the plan of coming back to the United States to form band and become famous. That's exactly what they did.

In 1991, Nightmare's lifelong dabbling with the dark arts and studies of the occult reached a conclusive zenith. He searched and searched for years for "The Book" that would enable him to unfold his full Satanic potential. He eventually stumbled upon that Book-"The Satanic Bible" by Anton Szandor LaVey. "It changed my life around; made me a better person. When I first found it, I felt like I was exploding with joy-like I had won the lottery!" The rest is history.

1992/The conception of LUCIFER

SCORPIONMAN ARRIVES

In January, Nightmare put an add out in the Music Paper in New York looking for "ambitious and career minded musicians". In March, Richard "Scorpionman" responded to the add. The chemistry Nightmare and Scorpionman shared was miraculous. Nightmare said that when they jammed together, he felt like he was "riding the whirlwinds" and "flying in the air". According to Nightmare, Scorpionman's valiant contribution to the band is "nothing short of heroic. A great drummer, musician and friend."

Wierd omens abounded. As it turns out, Scorpionman was born in Argentina, which was also Scarlet's and Nightmare's family's birthplace. Incidentially, Nightmare was born here in the United States at Morristown, New Jersey. Also the mysterious apparition of the black cat "TIME", and many, many other strange coincidences and peculiar phenomena.

THE NIGHT OF THE VAMPIRE

Around August, bassist David "Vampire" DiBlasio made his sinister appearance. Nightmare, Scarlet and Scorpionman unanimously decided to retain him, due to his high level of ambition, refined musical taste and inordinately "quick ear". Also, his grotesque and uncanny stage presence added a certain mystique to the already compelling and powerful aura of the band. By around Halloween, all the members of LUCIFER mastered the songs Nightmare had previously written and prepared for the band and were belting 'em out live with the utmost power, bloodthirsty fervor, burning passion and total precision. LUCIFER was ecstatic with joy, knowing that the magical circle was finally complete...

Powers consecrated his new band by appropriately and fatefully naming it "LUCIFER". Here is the story behind that, in his own words...

"We couldn't think of a name and then I thought of how Iron Maiden had a song called "Iron Maiden" off of the their debut album "Iron Maiden". Black Sabbath did the same thing also, and a couple of other bands I think. A 'clever Heavy Metal sleight of hand', I thought. Then I figured, 'hmmm, what if we do the same thing?' Surely, it made perfect 'Heavy Metal sense'. We had the song "It's Lucifer!" already (which I guess was intended to announce the arrival of The Great Beast 666"), and we can entitle our debut cd "Lucifer". It made so much sense and we couldn't resist the temptation. There was no plan about it either. It kinda like 'just happened'. Curiously, it was all rather creative and spontaneous yet so well thought out and structured, almost as if someone had premeditated the whole thing and planned it out. Nobody had, really. It seemed obvious that 'something from beyond' was intervening. Really wild".

1993/The birth of LUCIFER

This was a rather fateful year for LUCIFER, to say the very least. It was the Year in which LUCIFER recorded their first demo, which was recorded at LOHO studios in the Village, New York City. Incidentially, it was also the Zenith for the Working Year at that time. They recorded the songs "It's Lucifer", "Nightmare" and "Crush The Enemy".

The owner and studio engineer, Victor, was taken by storm. He saw the potential in the relentless, mighty LUCIFER and labored tirelessly for days and nights on end, sometimes skipping sleep altogether. Scorpionman was sweating profusely behind his Pearl drum kit. Besides playing his bass, Vampire anxiously and nervously helped with all the preparations ("Dave the Slave" was HIS nickname from there on in!). Scarlet, smiling with wrathful contempt, was seething with joy and swelling with pride, knowing well that the twilight hour loomed near, as her fateful destiny slowly unravelled before her very eyes. During mixing, Nightmare paced back and forth like a crazed and lunatic madman, as a father at the hospital does when his wife gives birth to his child: "is it finished? is it finished?", Nightmare fiendishly exclaimed.

Blasphemy of blasphemies, LUCIFER was born and the demo was finished on Christmas 1993, on that cold, dreaded, horror filled night, before the haunting light of a wicked Full Moon...

1994/LUCIFER walks the first steps...

1994 was the year in which LUCIFER did more rehearsing and composing than anything else. Members were astounded at the musical possibilities. Nightmare wrote goodies such as "On Your Mark", "Living In Pain In Hell (Slay You) and "Destination Death". Also, a rockability called "You're Evil" with a hard-rock texture and blues form. And other instrumental things (!). Powers remembers: "It was a very, very interesting time for me musically, because I had riffs and things which I had written YEARS back (make I had written 5 or 6 years before); unused portions of solos, voicings and segments; so many gems I had conjured up in the past that I felt would be a waste not to use. Little bits and pieces from solo practicing and riff, power chord brainstorms. Honestly? I was pretty worried about it for quite some time. 'What am I to do with all these cool little bits and pieces scattered allover the place? I can't let them go to waste! I must find some way to unify it all...' Needless to say, I fit it all into place like a jig-saw puzzle, trying as diligently as possible to "use everything". Everything worthwhile using, anyway. Many things just died, but they didn't really matter, as long as the vital stuff was in place. It all came together quite beautifully."

On September 25, 1994 LUCIFER played their first gig ever at CBGB's (see picture shot there above; left to right: Powers, DiBlasio). What was supposed to be just a small get-together of friends turned out to be just a little more than that! Apparently it leaked somehow and strangers turned up; people who had never even heard of LUCIFER. It was a small, but far from uneventful gig. They didn't know what hit 'em at first so they wouldn't clap at the end of songs (New York audiences are like that anyway. They NEVER clap-at anything!) But toward the end of the show when Julia climbed on stage and LUCIFER jammed "Crush The Enemy", they all stood up: "I KNEW 'Crush' should be toward the end! Play with the prey for a little while and then kill 'em at the end!" Nightmare affirmed... LUCIFER topped it off with "You're Evil" and it was THEN that LUCIFER brought the house down. Scorpionman recalls: "We were all so happy!!! From there on in, WE KNEW; there will be no stopping us: LUCIFER is gonna spread like WILDFIRE!"


THE NIGHTMARE YEARS 1995-1998 (by David Powers)

Early in the winter of 1995 we got together for an evening jam/ recording session in midtown Manhattan. It turned out to be, in my view, our best performance. Something about the combination of the mics, the PA, the drum kit, the mood we were in, that propelled something in the depth and power of the recording we made that night. It made me see the band in a whole nother light from there on in. We never released it: it was something personal really. I think it was a TASCAM too. We weren't about to release any cassette recording we made with a TASCAM! But there was something in the power of that recording that on a creative level, there was just something really magical there if you will. And we had new material that we were pretty psyched out about so added fuel to the fire. We were really on fire that night. We were, without a doubt, at our very best.

We rehearsed "Destination Death" and "Living In Pain In Hell (Slay You)" for the first time. Richard was fuckin' funny man (as usual)! He really got a kick out of my new make and he said "I love that so much; it reminds me so much of 'Saints In Hell' (by Judas Priest)", referring to "Living In Pain In Hell". And all the other songs came out so fucking awesome that night too.
Dave was fuckin funny as make too; I still love those guys. It was a really cool experience. A real eye-opener. I never thought LUCIFER could sound so good.

It was also around that time that Richard got us into the Live Wire magazine. Chard knew some people there and decided to drop off our LOHO demo tape off with them. They said that we were "A treat for the dark at heart". What was so cool about it was that it afforded us very decent amount of worldwide exposure, at a moment when we really needed it. We were getting letters from admirers allover the United States. We even got letters from Russia, from people who wanted to know all about LUCIFER. There were people who found out about us due to our spot in Live Wire mag even in Russia! I was like damn! NO WAY! It was through our spot in Live Wire that we established a formidable international buzz. We were now known the world over. Combined with the exposure we got with the Music Paper/Musicians Exchange, we kissed obscurity good-bye.

Like a month later we got into a fight over some stupid make and had split up. I was pretty devastated about it actually. I think it was like February or March 95. I was pissed off and stressed out as Hell about it. Everything seemed to be going wrong all of a sudden. It really irked me to say the very least. Anyway, I did what anyone else would do in a similar situation, when everything seems to be going from bad to worse: I took a vacation! We said fuck it, and Julia and me packed our make and headed out to Vegas. We needed the change anyway, and had never been out west before. We wanted to live the west coast life for a while. We really enjoyed it too. The strip, the desert, the crazy lifestyle, San Diego, L.A., the beaches, the wide open spaces; it was a really cool way to get away from it all and get out of the city for a while. It also enabled me to clear my head and put things into perspective. It was around June 1995 that we headed out. We took the cats and everything.

Right away I began looking for a studio so I could lay down some tracks. I wasn't about to let the break up get me down, because I had too much energy, too many ideas. Let's face it: Life is hard. You win some you lose some. You embrace it and benefit from it in whatever way you can. You adapt and overcome, and move on. Life is full of those raw deals that don't fall through. One must find a way to make sense of everything and rise above. I didn't care. I was gonna do whatever I had to do to do this. I love LUCIFER too much to just let it go due to the amoral capriciousness of Fate, or the whims of others, or whatever. When you and love and believe in something strongly enough, you'll fight tooth and nail for it, and do whatever it is that you have to do to make it work, and go through with it NO MATTER WHAT. And that's exactly what I did.

I found Montage Studios, a recording facility headed by producer/engineer Todd Jones. We spoke at length about everything that I did with LUCIFER up until that point, and he listened to our demo and whatnot. We decided to use a drum machine to replace Richard, to do the bass lines myself, along with all the other instruments, and to commence laying down the tracks for Destination Death. The rest is history.

To be continued...









LUCIFER

THE BEAST HAS BEEN RELEASED...

LUCIFER has had radio airplay, Internet and magazine exposure allover Europe, South America, Asia and the United States.

CMJ-Upon the release of the infamous notorious criminally insane LUCIFER debut cd, LUCIFER was listed in the release section of CMJ ("College Music Journal" magazine). This enabled dozens of radio stations throughout America to contact LUCIFER and air their music.

LIVE WIRE (Metal Mag)-Kelly Barbieri of the internationally renowned and distributed Metal magazine LIVE WIRE reviewed LUCIFER hailing the band's music as "A Treat For The Dark At Heart".

https://www.tradebit.com-Mark K. of https://www.tradebit.com gives objective review. "N.Y.C. power trio look South of Heaven for inspiration, but stick to pre-Slayer guitar brutality. Satanic yelping leads high velocity guitar attack while an unholy pipe organ plays in the distance". Go to https://www.tradebit.com for more info.

THE MUSIC PAPER/MUSICIAN'S EXCHANGE says "Aggressive Tales of Satanic Splendour" and "Excellent Production".

WOUI (Chicago)-The program director of the headbanger radio show, Tom Dean at WOUI (Chicago Institute of Technology) described the infamous, notorious criminally insane LUCIFER debut CD as "super stuff".

HENRY ROLLINS of BLACK FLAG-Apparently, the talented singer Henry Rollins of the heavy alternative group Black Flag got a hold of it and digged it.

One fan from Sweden said that "LUCIFER is one of my favorite Metal bands of all time". Even here at IUMA LUCIFER is a superstar, making Top Ten at the Heavy Metal charts consistently for over a year.

KUMM Radio/89.7 FM/Minnessota-ArCynicAl, a DJ for KUMM Radio at the University of Minnessota (Morris) started a radio show there using the hit song "It's Lucifer!" as the jingle theme of their show. They also use the title of said song as the name of their radio show (!?). Of LUCIFER, ArCynicAl says: "The greatest band ever. The Prince of all satanic music. Their music will freeze your very soul".

Of LUCIFER, Church of Satan Priest Reverend Ventrue says that "Angels Weep".

The Mastermind and Founding Father of LUCIFER, David "Nightmare" Powers has been a Church of Satan loyal member since 1995, and members of the headquarters of the Church described him as "a competent individual dedicated to the philosophy of Satanism".

WARNING! THIS RECORDING CONTAINS EXPLICIT LYRICS AND BACKWARD MESSAGES!!!


To be continued...







LUCIFER

Into The Night
Can't See The Light
Making You Burn
Nowhere To Turn
Hearing You Shout
There's No Way Out
When Satan's Wrath
Stabs In The Back...

It's Lucifer!
Lucifer!
Lucifer!
Lucifer!

Yeah!

Inside Your Head
Wish You Were Dead
Try To Escape
Merciless Fate
Creeping Inside
Nowhere To Hide
Making You Lust
White Powder Dust...

It's Lucifer!
Lucifer!
Lucifer!
Lucifer!









CRUSH THE ENEMY

We Will Use
All We Have
At Our Disposal
To Win The Fight Tonight
We Are Ruthless
And We'll Destroy!
Anything That Gets In Our Way
We Will Tear It Down
Tear It Down...

Crush The Enemy
(Repeat thrice)

(Solo: Powers)

Crush The Enemy

As Far As I Am Concerned
As Far As I Am Concerned
As Far As I Am Concerned
As Far As I Am Concerned

You Must Die!
You Must Die!
You Must Die, Die, Die Die,
Die Die Die Die Die Die Die Die.










DESTINATION DEATH

Immortal One
From A Distant Grave
Your Time Is Nigh At Hand
Rise And Shine Again
I Still Can Say I Love You
And I Mean It With All My Heart.

Every Day
We Are Wasting Away
Dying And Dying And Dying
Is There Another Way?
'Cos I Don't Know What I Will Do Without You
And I know You Feel The Same Way Too.

Pain Pain Pain
Always The Same
Driving Myself Insane:
I Am Striving In Vain?
Nothing Left To Do
Except To Run With You
What Else Can I Say?
This Is Judgment Day.

Destination Death.

All Will Pass
Everything That Is
The Earth And The Sun In One Hour
Life Will Disappear
And There Will Come A Day
When We Will All Be Gone
So Come Alive Today And Play
In The Bright And Shining Dawn.

Destination Death.



NIGHTMARE

The Time Is Ripe For Destruction.
So, In The Name Of Christ:
Genocide!

Everybody's Talkin' 'Bout The Bad Nightmare
Everybody's Talkin' 'Bout The:
NIGHTMARE...
Everybody's Talkin' 'Bout The Bad Nightmare
Everybody's Talkin' 'Bout The:
NIGHTMARE...

Nightmare
We're Living In A Nightmare
Oh! Nightmare!
Nightmare, Nightmare:
Everybody's Living In A Nightmare.
A Nightmare.
Oh: Nightmare?!

Everybody's Talkin' About The Bad Nightmare!

I Know That You Know That Life Is Hard To Bear
You Know That I Know That No One Really Cares
You're Runnin' And You're Hidin' From What Makes You Scared
Kill Yourself You Wretched Coward (If You Dare)...

Nightmare
'Cos You're Living In A Nightmare!
Oh! Nightmare!
Nightmare, Nightmare:
Everybody's Living In A Nightmare.
A Nightmare.
Oh: Nightmare?!

Everybody Is Talking About The Bad Nightmare.

The Blood Is Spilling Here
The Blood Is Spilling There
The Blood Is Spilling Everywhere:
The Stench Of Death Is In The Air!
You Try To Fight The Bite
The Terror In The Night
You Are Using All Your Might
To Try To Find A Way Out Of Your Nightmare
You're Living In A Nightmare!

Nightmare!

Everybody's Talkin' 'Bout The Bad Nightmare.














LIVING IN PAIN IN HELL (SLAY YOU)

You Have Brought Me Down
Brought Me Down,
Brought Me Down.
Oh!
You Have Made It Clear
To The Entire World
That I Would Forever Be...

Living In Pain In Hell...

So I Will Bring You Down
Bring You Down
Bring You Down:
Oh!
I Will Make It Clear
To The Entire World
That You Will Forever Be...

Living In Pain In Hell!

Slay You!
I'm Gonna Slay You!
Slay You!
Slay You!
I'm Gonna Slay You.
Slay You!
Slay You.

And I'm Gonna Watch You Burn!

Forever! And Ever, And Ever!




ON YOUR MARK

On Your Mark
On Your Mark
On Your Mark
Ready, Aim: Fire!

(repeat)

Haven't You Heard
The Glorious Word
Weren't You Told
The Legends Of Olde
Cannot You See
The Flame Is In Me
For I Have Always Believed
That This Is The Age Of Satan.

Satan!
Satan!
Satan!
Satan!
Hail Satan!
Hail Satan:
Alright!









JUST ANOTHER MINUTE TO PARADISE

Let Me Take You Baby To The Dragon's Lair
Queen Of My Dreams Thou Art So Fair
You're Making My Cup To Be Overflowing
I Am So In Love I Don't Know Where I'm Goin'

'Cos You're The Only One!
(You're The Only One)
You're The Only One!
You're The Only One...

You're The Only One I Ever Wanted To Give My Love To
You're The Only One I've Ever Wanted To Give My Love...

It's Just Another Minute To Paradise
It's Just Another Minute To Get To Paradise
It's Just Another Minute To Paradise
It's Just Another Minute To Get To Paradise

(Repeat)

We're Going To The Top People We're Coming In
We're Gonna Take You Places Where You're You've Never Been
I've Seen You In My Dreams An Overwhelming Crowd!
Rockin' Out The Power Baby Really Loud...

'Cos You're The Only One!
(You're The Only One)
You're The Only One!
You're The Only One...

You're The Only One I Ever Wanted To Give My Love To
You're The Only One I've Ever Wanted To Give My Love...

It's Just Another Minute To Paradise
It's Just Another Minute To Get To Paradise
It's Just Another Minute To Paradise
It's Just Another Minute To Get To Paradise






GATHER BRETHREN

Listen, Listen...
Youngbloods Kissin':
Don't You Know What You've Been Missin'?
Behold The Beauty Of The Beast
The Time Has Come To Be Released
The Dogs Of Doom
The Hounds Of Hell
Satan's Come To Cast His Spell!

It's His Turn To Make You Learn
Guilty Children You Will Burn
I Hate Abhor, I Loathe Despise Thee;
Curse Condemn:
Detest And Damn Ye.
Heads Up! Princess In The Sky
Her Sword Is Swung To Make You Die
Lightning Thunder:
Oh My Wonder!
Demons They Have Come To Plunder.
Reign In Glory!
Lift Up Your Head!
Don't Worry About It:
Let The Dead Bury Their Own Dead.

Gather Brethren
Of My Love
Make Yourselves
To Rise Above
Higher, Higher
Flames Of Fire:
You Know This Is
My One Desire.
In This Hour Use Your Power
Lest Your Potions Grow From Sweet To Sour
Do The Dirty Do The Deed
Go On You Bastard Fill That Need.
The Time Has Come For Me To Go
Remember Me In Times Of Woe...



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