Shadow State

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Invade, colonize, infect and destroy identity
Deny repent and unify the minority

In this possession, abandon and existence smothered by ignorance
Striped of all autonomy, invalid reasoning, extract all life and restructure
Destroying sacred ties, a nation built on lies and genocide
Fueled by corporate greed, an inhumane authority

Erase, replicate and deny, defy your own intelligence
Masterful negligence
Diplomatic saviour? Exiled and forced to the shadows
Eradicate and wipe the slate
No tolerance of difference, annihilation

Assimilate and put your faith into a system that takes that breaks everything you are

Dispossession – a process of catastrophic regress
An entity of concentrated self-indulgent dominance
Decolonize, self determinate
Abort this social contortion and re-invent

Skeptics conceptualize a shadow state

Invade, mislead the blind to infect, no room for good will
In this shadow state

Assimilate and put your faith into a system that takes that breaks everything you are
Eradicate, connectedness, white nothingness, forget who you are

Abandon reason


from Sway, released June 29, 2014



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Down Royale Brisbane, Australia

Down Royale is a groovecore band from Brisbane, Australia.
Technical. Ambient. Crushing.
2014 is the year Down Royale releases their highly anticipated debut album, ‘Sway’. They have pushed their ideas and concepts further than ever before while setting a new standard of what a modern heavy album should be. ... more

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