Shackles Of Indoctrination

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Track ten of Derelict's 2012 album, 'Perpetuation'.


Caught in between an overwhelming sense of duty
And the instinct to survive

Forced into an twisted chain of daily tortures
A perilous compromise

Coiled into machine-like tension
Told to ignore grueling symptoms

Birthed to slave
To toil in redundancy
Taught to behave
To appreciate hypocrisy

Welcoming the sweet release of stupefied intoxication
Finally numbing the aches of daily blood work

Kneeling down before the kings of stable economics
Kissing the ring on the hand of the chief executive god

Your desire for free will is unproductive
Your frustration with your life is irrelevant
Work yourself down to the bone to produce nothing
Give yourself unto the system till you die

Unless you take it back...

Why do we bear subjugation
And never dare to react?
Allow our lives to be purchased
With riches made off our backs
“Work hard, and save our nation”
Lies told keep us controlled
Meanwhile we grow our knowledge
The truest power we hold


from Perpetuation, released April 20, 2012
Music: Lussier, Burnet 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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