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Let Pain Be Your Guide

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Daymare 04:40
Spit in the face of the corporation. Shovel away the dirt and blood. The walls of this place are much colder. They can weep at my feet. They can beg for mercy. Will you be mine when the gates finally open? Suffering for a single release. Pain only numbs me for the next time. For the last time. Plagued by fear, I lay here paralyzed. My demons are at war above me. Winner take all, I accept my fate. I become one with myself and the world around me.
Who are they supposed to trust? A coward? A fraud? I'll see you on the other side. Pull me away. Pull me under. I can't wait to be free. You're just as guilty as me. The depression flows within me, like the wind and the blood in my veins. I'd rather fight my way out. Even with a gun to my head. Another bridge burned.
A Burden 01:49
How's it feel to live on the edge of the knife? No consequences. We're born into this. Dull on the end. They're out to get us. I sleep the days away. Paralyzed and weighed down. No one can save us now. Shoveling away the dirt. I won't forgive you for what you've done. Without this feeling, what am I here for? You can find me digging my own grave. My faith has left me. There's no other way. I've searched for reason, but I've chosen to pay. My sins will haunt my soul until the day my memories fade away.
Your War 02:19
This is your war. Chains around your hands weigh you down. There's nothing left. I let the waves wash over me, cleansing what innocence I have left. Enslaved. No return. The separation of torn limbs. There's nothing left.
Blinded by the throes of mankind. The gates of hell will open for me. When the last man has fallen. The gates of hell will open for me. Buried in a trench of lies. Covered in shame. You are blind. In turn it's time, as I open my eyes.
The Hunger 01:13
The semantics don't change my position.
Cheap ideals mean nothing to me. We were thrown away. Shut out and left to rot. Gazing into the abyss. I see now what you mean. I won't be chosen. I feel. I suffer. I fade. I blame you.


released November 16, 2018

Recorded and mixed by Matt Michel at Viva Studios
Mastered by Brad Boatright at Audiosiege
Artwork by Chris Taylor

Additional vocals on "Daymare" by Matt Michel
Additional vocals on "Your War" by Dylan Walker
Additional vocals on "Until We're Dust" by Maha Shami


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