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Faint Hearted
Cloud Rat
Faint Hearted

Faint-Hearted - Cloud Rat

I hate love. I despise it actually.

When I wanted it, it would leave me.

I can’t stand it, it haunts me.

Oh they all haunted me. They all haunted me.

What a warped sense of mind,

to tell me everything’s fine.

A little at a time.

It’s the thing that just beats me,

it beats me every time.

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Top 20 Favorite Records of 2015.

(left to right, top to bottom)

20. Rolo Tomassi - Grievances
19. Vattnet Viskar - Settler
18. Cloud Rat - Qliphoth
17. Sufjan Stevens - Carrie & Lowell
16. Pallow - Confined
15. The Body & Krieg  - S/T
14. Title Fight - Hyperview
13. New Order - Music Complete
12. Sick Feeling - Suburban Myth
11. Carla Morrison - Amor Supremo
10. Self Defense Family - Heaven Is Earth
09. Bosse-De-Nage - All Fours
08. Big Brave - Au De La
07. Wax Idols - American Tragic
06. Low - Ones and Sixes
05. Deafheaven - New Bermuda
04. Drowse - Soon Asleep
03. Chelsea Wolfe - Abyss
02. Sannhet - Revisionist
01. King Woman - Doubt

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Cloud Rat - Split 7" w/ Crevasse [2017]

fuck, this is excellent. I’ve never heard a bad cloud rat release

Grindcore & Power Violence Week

Cloud Rat are a fantastic three-piece grind act based out of Michigan. The trio blend conventions of screamo, hardcore and punk into their special brand of grindcore. But what makes Cloud Rat stand out from an abundance of modern grind bands the most is their use of melody. It gives their music an emotional edge that is lacking in so many other grind albums. When your band is set on raging against all forms of oppression, as Cloud Rat proudly declare, it helps to have some genuine feeling in your music that goes beyond “this sounds really heavy.”