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Allegiance - "Desperation" (RVL024)

With their sophomore full length "Desperation", ALLEGIANCE has tossed much of its youthful idealism aside and embraced a stripped down, bare bones, all out attack on the listener instead. The album embodies the weight of frustration that comes from giving everything you've got, only to be left with an unsatisfying vacuous feeling of what to do next. ALLEGIANCE has felt that weight, and after carrying it around for years, has emerged a leaner, meaner beast. Recorded with Roger Tschann at Grizzly Studios (LOOK BACK AND LAUGH, LIGHTS OUT, NEVER HEALED), this album is simply dirtier, grittier, and nastier. On top of speedy distorted guitars and raw aggressive drum tones, the raspy vocals spit with spite at the realization that we're actually never going to find our niche. In a scene where some say "It's just for fun, it's just for today", ALLEGIANCE's "Desperation" has the courage to ask, "If it's just words, then why do I stay?"

Overlooked RED/YELLOW 2nd PRESS /750 LP Colored Vinyl
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Out Of My Blood DD1
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Overlooked DD5,CD,LPC Colored Vinyl
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Demo 2002 DD3
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Self-Titled DD5,CDC
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Split with Internal Affairs DD3
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Desperation Poster
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01. Another Wave
02. Taking It Back
03. The Desperation
04. Out Of My Blood
05. Burn
06. If Its Just Words
07. Everything
08. Just Martyr Me
09. Note To Myself
10. Summer Relief
11. So This Is It

  Onesheet RVL024

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