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released April 30, 2016

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Death of a Poet Cincinnati, Ohio

Formed in 2010, Death of a Poet began their relentless assault on Cincinnati and is now comprised of 6 band members who are dedicated to creating and playing the most melodic, yet utterly brutal music for fans all over the world to sink their teeth into. Death of a Poet released their EP "The Life And..." in 2012 and their debut full length "You Have Nothing to Lose but the World to Gain" in 2013. ... more

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Track Name: Cast Away
Prepare to Burn

Cast away
You thought I had drowned
I don't need to breathe
When I'm here to watch you bleed

Cast away
My sin is our savior
Cast away
Can't ignore this behavior
Track Name: Generations
Go forth and conquer
Are the orders given
For your monetary gain
Of self-service

You cannot be the one
To grow and create
You let us bleed so you can breed
And fucking hate

I will not
Give in to this
I cannot
Overcome this

Taking on every challenge
Just so you can prove yourself
But the only thing you have proven
Is yet another disappointment

Lingering
Not for your approval
I deserve some of your goddamn respect

Take the tide
Drown their voices
Let them hide
Fuck, are you listening?

Don't fucking disrespect me
Don't you ever fucking dare disrespect me
Bitch

Go forth and conquer
Are the orders given
For your monetary gain
Of self-service

You cannot be the one
To grow and create
You let us bleed so you can breed
And fucking hate

You cannot
That's what they all say
I cannot
I can no longer stay

Taking on every challenge
Just so you can prove yourself
But the only thing you have proven
Is yet another disappointment

Not this time

We'll tear you down
And use your limbs
To build anew
This is our fucking hymn
Track Name: Triumph
You are revolting
A vacant shell
You are nothing
A broken infidel

This life gives no recompense for your agonizing past
Aspirations only lead to the decay of tenacity

No

No, I won't wait for the chance to fail again

You hunger for the somber silence of Death's cold embrace
Demoralizing subconscious thoughts emerge as pain rolls down your face
Unrelenting waves of doubt defy the urge to end your life
You're plagued by insecurity
But your hesitation reveals a chance to

Compose yourself and
GO!

I'll go and turn my life around
I'll take control of my own fate
I no longer will doubt myself
And I don't want your sympathy

I will aspire to be that which inspires:
Ever growing
Strengthening my will
Overcoming boundaries that I have set myself.

Now that I have overcome my morbid animus
I begin to subjugate my fate
Standing in the epicenter of reformation
I can see the light of a new dawn peering through aftermath of all of my self-persecution
Looming over me as I walk alone fearlessly
Toward the future that I now know that I decide
If I take advantage of my new life

Thirsting for the vibrant vitality of life's warm embrace
A promising perspective surfaces as hope lights up my face
Track Name: Distance
Growing older as this chasm spreads between us
Time is a currency no longer spent on me
In our youth we were wide eyed and full of trust
Our faces painted with joy our life rife with belief

Powerless now against the tides of change
Our future snuffed out like a flame in the rain
And now this vessel's broken
Broken

Reminiscing about the past wont bring you back
It can't fill this hole or bridge this gap
Inevitability is just an excuse for your submission to circumstance
Aren't our memories worth making more
Isn't our history worth the chance?

Powerless now against the tides of change
Our future snuffed out like a flame in the rain
And now this vessel's broken
Broken

These are the words I never spoke
Constantly questioning my self-worth
Our friendship was once something I could trust
Yet now you're gone
(And I can't fucking breathe)
(I can't fucking breathe)
Now you're gone
(And I can't fucking breathe)
(I can't fucking breathe)
Now you're gone and I can't fucking breathe
I cannot fucking breathe
Track Name: Burn
I've seen the changing of the times
And I know the true design
That defines the nature of our reality

Your false tongue becomes a veil
Descending over our misplaced faith
A Broken Promise

Exercising the right to free speech only to be
Silenced by a patrolling monopoly
Rampant apathy paves the way towards the burning of all our liberties
As you strike the final match

Flames dance in the mirrors of your eyes
Reflecting the world because there's nothing left inside
Hollowed out by the daily dose of force fed lies
We have lost our hope
We have run out of time
Abandoned our guise

Lies!
Fucking liar
I've had enough of your filth
I can't take any more

Every time I believe what you say,
I find myself to have been deceived

No more standing idly by while you take what you want

No more hiding in the dark
I will not let you have your way
I will no longer trust a single
Word you say

You serpents dance behind the flames of your destructive selfish reign
Your calloused hearts betray your own and in time,
You'll reap what you have sewn
Your own flames will burn you to the bone

Oh, BURN!

You use your power like gasoline to fuel your burning abominable schemes.
But once your flames engulf you, we will watch and sing:
Let freedom ring!