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    The first demo of the brazilian death metal band Orthostat, endowed with ancient civilization themes.

    Cover art by Carlos Bercini
    Logo by Monica.

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Incitatus was the horse of the Roman emperor Caligula. Incitatus had a stable of marble, with an ivory manger, purple blankets, and a collar of precious stones. The horse was attended to by servants and was fed oats mixed with gold flake. Caligula planned to make Incitatus a consul, and that the horse would "invite" dignitaries to dine with him in a house outfitted with servants there to entertain such events.


A shiny purple coat
For an always tacit priest
Eating golden oats
A jewel-necklaced beast

It shines plain irony
A steady consul oath
Animal insanity
For the senate to loathe


The dinner is placed
In the ivory trough
Sneering at their hate
His sarcastic scoff

A house made of marble
In the unicorn dome
Under the crafty corbel
A fortune for Rome



from Into The Orthostat, released July 15, 2016
Music and lyrics by David Lago



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