Part III / Part IV

by Cara Neir

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Metallurgical Fire There’s a lot of solid stuff coming out of the hardcore and screamo worlds this year. My favorite record is still 2020 from Shin Guard, but this album has potential to supplant it. Great band. They mix genres unpredictably and effectively. Favorite track: Humanity Lost.
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Steven Sanguine These guys should come and kill me
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XuL//Excelsi Die ryk skommeldrank van genres is in Cara Neir se 10de jaar gesif tot net die mees dringende fokus oorbly. Die resultaat is 'n woedende skramz aanval wat die perfekte boekstut vir 'n dekade se kleurvolle en eerlike albums vorm.

Garry en Chris se vuur sal nooit geblus kan word nie. Klop julself op die skouers ouens, jul nalate is iets waarlik spesiaal. --L.D Favorite track: Time is Terrifying.
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Weirded Beardo Cara Neir continues to be one of those bands that one can't just slot into specific stylistic boundaries. Their post black coloured mix of skramz, crust and grind is progressively developed here, with the duo showing no signs of slowing down in terms of innovation. Like with every other release of this band, this also has me eagerly looking forward for more. Favorite track: Time is Terrifying.
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Tracks 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 08 written and recorded October - November 2017. Vocals recorded from October 2018 - January 2019.

Track 07 written and recorded in February 2014. Vocals recorded November 2017.


released February 14, 2019

Chris Francis - Vocals, Lyrics (except 07)
Garry Brents - Instruments, Backing & Clean Vocals, Lyrics (07), Production, Cover Art

Dunub - Outro piece (04)
Misandr - Noise, Sampling (03, 05, 08)
Jon Rosenthal - Shrieks (08)




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Track Name: Penance
Falling apart, walls all white, white on blank, blank on blank
While on your knees again, there; something like a victory
When these savage apes
Throw another lashing, or a lucid dream, I don't know
Next to black dice and the chime maiden's bell,
Nothing feels like the six South sides of Hell
Standing there at the precipice of rot you'll wonder how such
chaos has been amassed, and while you marvel at the insurmountable
torture, you will feel death's grip and then no more as you are banished to nothing
And still, nothing feels quite like the six South sides of Hell
Track Name: Absolution
They were strong when we were weak and that was all it took for them to shatter the obsidian
we held some kind of home inside
Complete, absolute, a display so pathetic; when we hit our knees and begged our lives,
they simply slit our throats
The truth was that your dirty pies were set in stone so long ago,
And if I trace these crooked steps I'll find an even bigger mess that
You. Won't. Pick. Up
And I can recall:
Caving in
And breaking down
And giving up
And giving them
What they wanted, but as soon as I started getting used to the pain...
The science of the solitude is of utmost importance
Living for your own is as selfless as can be
Living that disfiguration again, and again, and again, and again
They can do without that
Cradled by unyielding arms
Opened with untainted hands
All enticed by the embracing tides
All these fault lines
Track Name: Treason
The overalls of a traitor stained with blood cut from his own cloth
The smirk of arrogant planning gone absolutely perfect
The aroma of instant death signaled crimson and grey
Cut them twice
Drain them right
Hang them high, their uniforms silhouette against the sky
Snuffing the candlelight room by room, head by head, he collects
Midnight lies with the thief, hiding these stars glowing at night
If nobody wins, then everything will be quite alright
Cut them twice
Drain them right
Hang them high, their uniforms silhouette against the sky
Track Name: Suffocating
I'm feeling the failure as I'm feeding the vultures
I was looking for answers, now I'm looking for closure
There's too much light in the center of my quarters
And the Cerberus howls as its giving the orders
This lifelong struggle must be our downfall
Inside the reticle is the cause of it all - shoot and end it forever
Ancient pains from the loss of blood
Forgotten worlds of personal Hell
It felt like such a waste as all his offerings fell
Track Name: Time is Terrifying
Every day is a trick
Everybody's full of shit
To put it bluntly, I hate you all
Spread forth all malice and a plague of rage
I'll never stop this book of wrath, only turn the page
I'm so sick to my stomach
Entertain yourself I couldn't care less
I've smelt better and this is my last bit
I create my own demons and then I toss the blame
I cannot stand myself, please follow that
I cannot stand this anymore, please follow that
Track Name: Humanity Lost
A slow start to a long lie, if only I'd have been so cunning
If only I'd have been so cunning (if only I'd have been as awful as you)
A slew of sub-humans
We fit right in amongst them
As awful as me, as awful as this
I'm no longer reminded, no longer adrift
This was just a process and
I was just an android
This is all that we did
You were so wrong when I was so gone
It was more than a mistake
A dry wine with a burnt kiss, you'd have to be desperate
If I could have awoken and destroyed us sooner
You were so...
There's the escape button
Press it if you're a coward
A selfish deceiver posing amidst the truths
Six times failed and another coming on
I'm too far gone, I'm too far dumb
My hands are numb, my eyes are shot
I can't breathe
I'm so sorry, I've given up
I'll hold you back just promise me you'll stop them all
Track Name: Choke
Over time, I let that seed of uncertainty
bloom into a tree. A tree which cannot be cut down for me.
A compulsion which befell every part of me. I had crawled back
into the rabbit hole I thought I'd never return to, but I am accustomed.

To avoid any leaves of self doubt amidst loved ones.
The dirt and earth collapsed and trickled down above me,
behind me, as I burrowed deeper and deeper.
The more I struggle, the more I die.

Inevitability of darkness. What once was a seed of doubt
are roots that shelter me and remind me where I belong --
In a hole.
I choke on the world. I choke on the world.
And I swallow its contents painfully, yet willingly.
Track Name: April Ruin
Pull reality's plug and subscribe to the malevolent things that wind themselves
inside of these strings
The psychos rip this world, support the endless rebellion forever more
Burn the flags of saturation and ride this tide
You have everything to gain
Bring them inside
Sheltered from all of the pain
Bring them inside
Fill them with all of our hate
Relinquish control of the sixth one

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