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Six songs inspired by death, love, horror films and old VHS tapes, written during one cold October in Salt Lake City. Experience sounds from beyond the mausoleum...

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released 21 February 2014

Lyrics and Music by Shadow Windhawk
Intro by Rich Misery

SWATM are:
Drums - Trip MD
Lead Vocals, Lead / Rhythm Guitars and B Vox - Shadow Windhawk
Rhythm Guitar - Stich
Bass / Screams - Rich Misery

Recorded, Mixed and Mastered by Brucifer at Boho Digitalia in SLC, UT. Black Flame Records, Feb. 2014 © All Rights Reserved.

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Shadow Windhawk and the Morticians Salt Lake City, Utah

Shadow Windhawk and the Morticians are a four piece horror punk band from SLC, UT founded in June 2013 by Shadow Windhawk (Guitarist - Argyle Goolsby, ex Lead Guitar/BVox - DieMonsterDie). Their debut album, "Casket Spray" was spotlighted in a glowing review from HorrorHound Magazine (May 2014) and the album is available now from Black Flame Records, where ever digital music is sold. ... more

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Track Name: 1428
1428
Lyrics by Shadow Windhawk

In a house on Elm Street
Suburban sanctuary
September '80 was a horrifying time

In a house on Elm Street
Glen is calling Nancy
In shock white terror Nancy stays awake all night

T.V. and headphones on
From evening 'till the dawn
Can't fall asleep or I might wake up underground
1428
This prison seals my fate
1428
God help me stay awake

Bottle of No-Doz
And Mr. Coffee in my room
Wish I could just nod off and wake up in the afternoon

A demon spectre with a glove of razor knives
He waits inside our nightmares
For a teenage sacrifice

T.V. and headphones on
From evening 'till the dawn
Can't fall asleep or I might wake up underground
1428
This prison seals my fate
1428
God help me stay awake

No more need to wonder
Why the kids all die at night
Kruger's come for souls and murder's on his mind
Dirty fedora, a rotting sweater, bloodshot eyes
Baby don't you fall asleep, cause Freddy comes for you Tonight

T.V. and headphones on
From evening 'till the dawn
Can't fall asleep or I might wake up underground
1428
This prison seals my fate
1428
God help me stay awake

One, two, Freddy's comin' for you
Three, four, you better lock your fucking door
Five, Six grab your crucifix
Seven, Eight we're gonna stay up late
Nine, Ten...never sleep.

Never sleep again
Track Name: Midian
Midian
Lyrics by Shadow Windhawk

visions of death with hollow button eyes
a plague of nightmares raging,
swallowing my life
is it me? or is it all just in my mind?
well am I really here, or is it all a lie?

and there’s a place where monsters go
when the world has crumbled
when I have lost my soul
I hear it whispered in my dreams
in the crypts of Midian, forever I’ll be free

I was born of natural earth
scarred by memories of a violent world
in that ancient cemetery when I close my eyes
I am reborn a nightbreed bound to hide from light

in mortal flesh I was shot dead
and in the morgue I laid, pale, cold and red
but in my blood they called to me
Boone now you are no more, Cabal you now shall be

and there’s a place where monsters go
when the world has crumbled
when I have lost my soul
I hear it whispered in my dreams
in the crypts of Midian, forever I’ll be free

I was born of natural earth
scarred by memories of a violent world
in that ancient cemetery when I close my eyes
I am reborn a nightbreed bound to hide from light

I carry horrors in my gaze
beyond these broken gates
where the chaos reigns
cut out my vacant heart and toss it all away
when everything is gone, I pray that I’ll return to you someday
Track Name: The Marsten House
The Marsten House
Lyrics by Shadow Windhawk

It was a dark day
When I returned to Maine
the town where I once lived still haunts me to this day
strike up a match and light my Pall Mall to start the flame
Iʼll burn the ʻLot down to the ground and end the pain

Inside the Marsten House the evil calls my name
sweet sucking sounds as children scream in agony
Just hold this crucifix and swear that you have faith
beneath the floorboards of Evaʼs place
the master waits

another drink, another drag
itʼs clear no God will save us,
surrounded by the dead
now Salemʼs Lot will burn away
Light up another Pall Mall
Chase the morning rays

and Iʼm haunted
and Iʼm haunted

and I'm haunted

beneath the ashes they still call my name
beneath the ashes they still call my name
beneath the ashes they still call my name

they still call my name

and I'm haunted
and I'm haunted...
Track Name: Halloween '63
Halloween '63
Lyrics by Shadow Windhawk

Halloween in ʼ63
the perfect autumn night
butcher knife and candy, stabbing Judith sweetly
now thereʼs no time left for all her blood to dry

I want to feel your sorrow
when you look in my eyes
and on my throne of death Octoberʼs flame is burning bright
this decayed sanctuary, where dwell her murdered cries
the rage I am becoming...wonʼt let me die

Iʼll never die

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fifteen years have come and gone
dead leaves burning and the darkness returning
candied dreams of Laurie and my butcher knife
this latex face will hide me from all the pain inside me

tonight I will come home
jack oʼ lantern grinning by my side
when death becomes my name
all must suffer on this night

tonight I will come home
jack oʼ lantern grinning by my side
when death becomes my name
all must suffer on this night

on this night

YEAH

I want to feel your sorrow
when you look in my eyes
and on my throne of death Octoberʼs flame is burning bright
this decayed sanctuary, where dwell her murdered cries
the rage I am becoming...wonʼt let me die

I'll never die

I'll never die
I'll never die
I'll never die

oh
Track Name: The Ossuary
The Ossuary
Lyrics by Shadow Windhawk

scarring unreal
hiding our pain inside
we all turn to dirt again

body decayed
with blood we are bathed
and the
sillouttes dance in our eyes
can we hold on when we die?

as we rot atop these stones
all that remains are broken bones
searched for your hand in vain
before I left my heart in the grave

death is a new home
forgotten and alone
with our
ashen skulls laid side by side
in the silence of the night

buried in stained clothes
awaken from the snow
canʼt you
canʼt you tell that we have died?
drink the poison of these lies

as we rot atop these stones
all that remains are broken bones
searched for your hand in vain
before I gave my heart to the grave