Perpetuation

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    CD copy of 'Perpetuation', digipack version with booklet insert.
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Track one of Derelict's 2012 album, 'Perpetuation'.

lyrics

Snuffed upon inception
Denial of emergence
Scientific revolution quelled by benign institutions

Round and round the carousel
Repeat the cycle, repeat the past

The state of competition
Engine of devolution
Struggling for accumulation
Cyclical over-consumption

Finite space filled up with waste
Perpetuation of scarcity

Reach for the dollar at the bottom of the barrel

Tell lies to sell your wares, to wear your crown, proud

Maniacal delusions corrupting root intentions
Custom-made interpretations
Firebrand hate incantations

Summoning the Gods of wrath
Hell rained down in fiscal swaths

Raised to believe in a foolproof system
Taught how to lead as the ruling class
Tainted by notions of objective absolutism
Blind so see that there was never a backup plan

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from Perpetuation, released April 20, 2012
Music: Burnet/Perry Lyrics: Burnet

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Derelict Montréal, Québec

Hailing from Montreal, Derelict mixes the brutal and technical elements of the Quebec metal scene with listenable structures and melody, resulting in an unforgiving yet accessible package. The band’s trademark sound has led to comparisons with the likes of Death, Strapping Young Lad, and The Black Dahlia Murder. ... more

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