Tour Demo - 2016

by Not A Cost

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Three new demo tracks, songs from the forthcoming LP
Plus one cover
In support of our upcoming western canadian mini-tour


released February 14, 2016



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Not A Cost

Anti-colonial, Anarchist, crust/punk from un-ceded lekwungen territories on occupied turtle island.

Music to entice the collapse of civilization.

All artwork by Matt Sydney.
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Track Name: Destruction
The latest in every day life invading technologies
To be used and thrown away, children of the Congo are no priority

Living in a consumer bubble, detracted by convenience and more comfortable
with ignorance, we're so easy to please..

Mines controlled by military forces - 100,000 enslaved
40,000 children - Is your technology worth this?
What we see is only a fraction - Of this technological addiction
Our consumption - Others's destruction

Working conditions creating rising death tolls
As suicide nets are bolted to the fucking walls
400,000 trapped in factory dormatories...

Spewing gallons of toxic waste, creating miles of toxic lakes
Never shown this nature of civilization, our consumption - others destruction
Track Name: Striving on Sickness
Socially acceptable dependencies
Crippling communities
Not where you want to be
Wondering if your hands are bound or free

As depression is a constant weight
Brought a culture of fucked up injustices, and systematic poverty
Helplessness breeds in a moralist, capitalist society

But it's our wasted time, self worth and potential
These things take their toll, physical and mental

It's this cycle of dependency, that keeps us in cages
Poor, overwhelmed and angry, with numerous chemical chases

Striving on sickness helplessness breeds
Organize, destroy

Permissible addictions as if they like to pick and choose
A socially acceptable way to escape the anxiety and pressure to find something to do
And feed yourself as a wage slave, which is a reality they create

This culture
Is a constant weight
There must be a better way
A better way to shake..

This from
My Mind

This system doesn't function off of healthy people
making autonomous decisions for themselves
This society strives on sickness, sick of heart, sick in mind
fight this disease we're connected with everything

If it destroys - Destroy it
If it's violent - Take it out
If it nurtures - Take care of it
If it creates - Engage
Track Name: Vigilante
Your life is a sham..
Assist tyranny.. mind of a pawn
Too dull to ask why
Why crime is a threat
And who made the battlefield

You think you're protecting people
But you're trampling lives already beaten
By poverty racism, and sexism

People are robbed
Of their lives every day
Forced to work, forced to pay
Forced to suffer because someone else gains

You're part of the wall that separates people from their labour
From their needs, and desires
From what is taken from them
To be commodified, and profited from

Then you point a gun at them, and tell them that they're criminals
Then you point a gun at them, and tell them that they're criminals

Vigilante, your life is a sham
Assist tyranny, mind of a pawn
Too dull to ask why
Why crime is a threat
And who made the battlefield
Track Name: Illusion of Love (Carcinogen)