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Advent is a progressive-metal, RPG/Adventure-themed album by Descendants of Erdrick, inspired by epic soundtracks from epic games! Travel with us through the Narshe mines, Dragonlord's dungeon, Hyrule Castle's secret passage, the Mushroom Forest Maze, the Dawn of Lavos - and more.

Our journey awaits!

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released November 22, 2014

DESCENDANTS OF ERDRICK:

Amanda Lepre - Guitar, Vocals
Emily Thompson - Synthesizers
Thad Stevens - Bass
Jim Watson - Drums


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Produced by Amanda Lepre / Descendants of Erdrick

Arrangements by Amanda Lepre

Lyrics by Amanda Lepre EXCEPT:

"Stones (Ultima V)" - lyrics by Kathleen Jones
"Act of Birth and Sacrifice (Actraiser)" - lyrics by the people of Kasandora. Interpretation by Amanda Lepre

Deathly screams and bellows on "Lavos: Bringer of War (Chrono Trigger)" from the hellish core of Lavos. Summoned through the vocal cords of:
Erik Peabody (www.vikingguitar.com)
Ryan Postlethwait (www.megabeardo.com)
Travis Morgan (bassistofclosson.bandcamp.com)
Chris Ryberg (www.facebook.com/WarriorsOfTime)

Additional guitars by Glenn Elliott

Cover artwork and photography by Melissa Flores
www.facebook.com/MelissaFloresVisualArt

Map by Amanda Lepre

All songs engineered by Descendants of Erdrick
Main recording engineer: Glenn Elliott
Drum engineer: Jason Richard (Clockright Studios, Austin, TX)
Mixing and mastering by Andreas Kotsamanidis

THANK YOU:
Andreas Kotsamanidis, Mateo "Big Mat" Marshall, The World is Square, Luis Omar Guevara, Anthony Dickinson, Chuck Simpson, Erik Peabody, Ryan Postlethwait, Travis Morgan, Chris Ryberg, our friends and fans - both new and old - for your continued support and love, and the composers of such timeless classics.


For Descendants of Erdrick news, media, show schedule, merchandise, and more, please visit:
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Website: www.descendantsoferdrick.com

All original material property of their respective owners.

Run time: 57 min.

2014 Descendants of Erdrick / Infermore Music.

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Descendants of Erdrick is a progressive-metal band dedicated to re-imagining the soundtracks of classic video games, specializing in (but not limited to) covers of the "epic" role-playing/adventure genre of games.

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Track Name: War of the Magitek (Final Fantasy VI)
(Terra's theme)

The snow falls down
As we march
Into the coal mines of Narshe
the Crown of Slaves
Guides the way
To seize the Esper in ice
Magitek-armored knights
Across the plains
The town awaits
Track Name: Act of Birth and Sacrifice (Actraiser)
(Sacrifices)

Daylight brings the sun
To grant us life
Yet take it away
Generations pass
The birth and the sacrifice

Take this offering
Give us rain
Give us strength to rise
And then
Take this melody
For the ones
Who need a song
To carry on, so we can

Build for our people
Track Name: Stones (Ultima V)
Long ago ran the sun on a folk who had a dream
And the heart and the will and the power:
They moved earth; they carved stone; molded hill and channeled stream
That we might stand on the wide plains of Wiltshire

Now men asked who they were, how they built and wonder why
That they wrought standing stones of such size
What was done beneath our shade?
What was prayed beneath our skies
As we stood on the wide plains of Wiltshire

Oh what secrets we could tell if you'd listen and be still
Rid the stink and the noise from our skirts
But you haven't got the clue and perhaps you never will
Mute we stand on the cold plains of Wiltshire

Still we loom in the mists as the ages roll away
And we say of our folk, "they are here!"
That they built us and they died and you'll not be knowing why
Save we stand on the bare plains of Wiltshire
Track Name: The Dark Prophecy (Secret of Mana)
(The Legend)

Way down
Into the darkness
The legend fades
With time

We know
We need a hero
Who wields the sword
To save us...