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Of Magic & Muscle

by The Rule

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    Pre-order of Of Magic & Muscle. You get 1 track now (streaming via the free Bandcamp app and also available as a high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more), plus the complete album the moment it’s released.
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    releases March 17, 2023

      €999 EUR  or more


Ridin’ down the valley of gods On the back of my valorous steed Oh, for the evil we fought Is finally to be revealed Flyin’ over the mountains of chult On Aarakocra’n wings True companions at my side Tonight we’re headin’ for the tomb! What keeps you sane in this world (of magic and muscle) Tearin’ apart the gym at night Nothing but sweat and steel For only when I feel the weight on my back My mind’s finally gonna be at ease Writin’ words to shut down the voices In my head Screamin’ them back into a crowd Can you feel it? We’re still alive! What keeps you sane in this world You gotta own it What makes you real And seize this life Of magic and muscle I live this life for me and no one else So I won’t disguise myself It’s what keeps me sane in this world Ready for battle on a foreign plane Eye to eye with a phyrexian beast Venser gave his life in this fight, but I am the Wizard and the Mana is on my side Touching down on Isstvan III Feeling the sprawl of Nurgle’s Garden For the Emperor of Mankind It is our duty that we fight and die!
Tales from the Cave-Man Cave
It's my Life (Vegan Straight Edge Forever)
Wrong, but Heavy
Of Straight Edge & Metal
You're the One
Too Straight Edge


BBMA135 The 2nd full-length by multi-instrumentalist Tim Rule. Fusing classic straight edge hardcore elements with 80s style heavy metal and synthwave. Dedicated to the cult of heavy lifting and embracing your nerdiness.

More info & Pre-Orders: next month! Stay tuned!

Recorded completely DIY in the Cave-Man Cave
All Music by Tim Rule, Guest-Guitar Solo in "Of Magic & Muscle by Tommi Astala (xCLEANSINGx). Lyrics in "It's my Life" by our Brothers and Sisters in B.A.S.I.C. (music by Bon Jovi). Guest Vocals in "Of Straight Edge & Metal" by Damien Moyal (As Friends Rust, Culture, Morning Again). Music in "Too Straight Edge" by Right Said Fred.
Mixed/Mastered & edited by Bernardo Rebelo (Slaughter Industry)
Artwork by Simon Erl.

This is a co-release with Mark My Words Records (UK), Enigmatic Records (Poland) & Medusa's Lair Records (Spain)


releases March 17, 2023


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