The Pendulum, The Podium

by American Standards

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Darknight Chaos ensues within this ripping track of riffage,American Standards tear it up!
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Hope be a widow Oblivion in her eyes She’s been waiting for me to come home But another day passes by Write it down I threw my wish into the well And now i pay for it by living in this hell I search for something But nothing has a hold of me I’m left with nothing But now something won’t let me leave Write it down [and if the people said] “I don’t care about god or religion If you’re telling me this is the vision Then I’m burning it all to the ground” Write it down Walking hand in hand with complacency You and me We pray to the god of survival Tied to the machine As the pendulum swings And they say “Power is temporary” It’s always taken away And they display what they kill But they don’t answer for the blood. They don’t answer So let’s make them answer [speech excerpt from “On Hope” by Robert Green Ingersoll originally recorded in New York, December 31, 1897]


released August 27, 2021


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American Standards Phoenix, Arizona

Chaos driven noise punk from Phoenix, Arizona.


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