An Accumulation of Anguish

by Poltergeist

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    releases October 31, 2019

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Carmilla; or, the Portrait Falls
Lamia; or, the Daughter of Cold Harbor
Ostara; or, the Rite of Spring
In the Court of the Star Chamber
Calling the Reaper


"Creation Myth" Bonus track included with full album download/physical copies.



releases October 31, 2019

Yave Rust (recording of drum tracks)
B.D. (Intro noise sample)

Thanks to: S.S., B.D., G.W., B.W.
In Praise of: John William Waterhouse, Alfred Lord Tennyson, Sheridan LeFanu, Mary Shelley, C.G. Jung.


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Poltergeist Washington, D.C.

Est. 2012

United States Black Metal

reuploaded s/t album January 2018

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Track Name: Lupercalia
In the midst of the wolf cave stand the Luperci
And through its jaws the body watch the sun burning through the sky
The immolation has commenced, feast on it in a trance
Anoint the chosen two with the blood of sacrifice

Two living forces come together in memory of the founding time
The chosen laugh and see this when they stare into each other's eyes
The offering has been achieved, display the hides of the deceased
Fashion whips from the flesh and rampage through the city streets

Howl, you are in the presence of the lycanthropic moon
Pacing faster as a beast and watching as the vestals swoon
Let the women throw themselves into chaos from their rows
Shed a tear of pious fear, absorb the power from their blows

Wrest impurity from the womb, channel from beyond the tomb
The sepulchral that dwell inside the Lupercal of Palatine
Offering of flesh and blood, alteration in the woods
Pan Lykaios, don we its hide, in us the past will come alive

Resurrected temple winds
Echo from the past
In the cavernous cremation grounds
As silence befall the last
placing the words upon their tongues
Bellow, the wolf-god
Seen erecting the pillar of man

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