As He Climbed the Dark Mountain

Album: Common Existence (2009)
  • This distortion-rich song, which unusually features a slide-guitar break, previously appeared on the band's 2008 Thursday/Envy EP, a joint release with Japanese hardcore band Envy.
  • Frontman Geoff Rickly has cited the American novelist Cormac McCarthy as an inspiration for this song.

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