Underneath Rotting

by Pumpkin Buzzard

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Recorded alongside Horse Machine in the summer of 2006, Underneath Rotting is an attempt to recreate the dark atmosphere of metal without using (real) guitars. Featuring cartoon music black metal, hip-hop beats and atonal violin, Godflesh-styled industrial metal featuring riffs created with voices, mandolin and turntable doom metal, brutal death vocals over saxophone lines, lap harp industrial grindcore, disturbing Angelo-Badalamenti-meets-Burzum instrumentals, harsh noise plus blast beats, and more. Hail to the True Intense Vampires!


released December 12, 2006


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Pumpkin Buzzard is a prolific experimental pop/rock/metal/grindcore/noise/power electronics/IDM/hip hop/ambient/happy hardcore/punk/industrial band.

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Track Name: Random Grave
I was robbing a grave
It was a random grave
Inside monsters can breathe
I never want to leave
I take back what was mine
I am outside of time
You are my guilt of grave
I have removed my stain
Track Name: Death Adventure
This is the death adventure
The snail swallows my arm
I drain your fluid street
My infinite rotting
You are hypothesized
My hair evaporates
King of the moon
I will soon be full
The instant spawn is no excuse
Track Name: Green Splinter Kingdom
If you mess up my life
I must confess I will
Sink into the moonlight
I am the hazard spill
Welcome to the green splinter kingdom
Find my way through the green splinter kingdom
My skin burns in daylight
Wings grow out of my back
I sleep in a coffin
I lurk in my castle
Track Name: Mutant People
Mutant people
Flying overhead
Inside nature
Come and get me
I am nothing
Calling your name
Track Name: Soul Void
You are lost
In soul void
I feel dead
Girl or boy
You are free
As in speech
Make me whole
Out of reach
Wake me up
No, I’m dead
And then I
Eat your brain
Full of pain
Don’t complain
I’m insane
Track Name: Velvet Depths
In the black forest at night
The owl swoops down and carries me away
I’m made of silk and a world
I cannot see past my eyes
Take me beyond the nimbus
I swallow the crow’s feet
Nightfall, the cry of war
The buffalo roam into darkness
Smile because you’ve won
The buzzard has eclipsed the sun
Have you seen the blue sky?
The end has begun
Track Name: Wizard Hollow
I am restored
In my castle
It smells like rain
From underground
In the hollow
Wizards swim below
The sun is blue
I feel
Track Name: Secret Scum
I hear the wolves scratchin' outside my door
I don't eat meat but I'm a carnivore
They call me captain cuz I'm runnin' this ship
And if you climb aboard we'll go on a trip
And when we reach the shore we'll go for a dip
But something's in the water that will ruin their trip
We reach the beach, you are lookin' so fine
That I think I might lose my mind
I am the secret scum and my name is Jon
Hey guys, what's going on?
Whoa! Secret scum is gonna kill tonight
I'm in my cabin when I hear the sound
I gotta get out but I don't know how
"Hey mister, let me in. I'm just a wolf.
If you let me in I'll be good and stuff."
I don't know what's happenin'
Is it a wolf? Should I let him in?
I don't wanna get a wolf bite
And I don't wanna get in a wolf fight
"I'm not the wolf you think I am
I'm an island wolf, sweet as a lamb
I'm not big and bad, and you're not a ham
Please let me in, I'll do the best I can"
Is it a wolf?
Should I let him in?
I don't know what's happenin'
"I'm just a wolf.
Let me in."
Track Name: Swan Modulation
I am in the lake
And we are other people
I am on fire
Please recharge my batteries
Run me over now
I’ve become a smile upside down
Textured fragile hair
Nothing matters anymore
Take away my cape
Track Name: Cemetery Titan
I am underneath rotting in the ground
And I can escape making not a sound
My skin is green, I am a catapult
I want a nightmare, can I please have one
Cemetery titan
The plague is spreading, I am so alone
I hear the titan calling on the phone
I feel the whistle blow inside of me
The curtain's falling and I cannot see
Track Name: Funeral Director
I’m bleeding yolk
I smell like dirt
I got nothing to lose
I feel the burn
Devices eat your life
Yum, yum, yum
Got a procedure tonight
Sewer headlight
Oh, oh
I got a funeral to run
I am the funeral director
I’m sinking fast
The button’s pressed
I got nothing to lose
I got no regrets
Get a grip
Shrink wrap uranium
Mister director
If you need a funeral
You know who to call
Funeral director
I am the funeral
Track Name: Stone Palace
I was watering the flowers in stone garden
I have planted them around my stone palace
Please come inside, I’ll play piano stone
I just want to be free
Welcome to stone palace
Please enjoy piano stone
I live inside my palace of stone
I live inside my palace alone
There’s not a day goes by I don’t miss you
One day I know that I won’t make it through
Track Name: Page One
I have a time when I begin to read about the only thing that matters: a sustained happiness
A sustained happiness can only exist if nothing is shifted inside the emptiness of light
Track Name: I Know My Rights
I got a story about something that happened to me
Something scary happened at the store
I saw something that I wasn’t supposed to see
They came and I didn’t see anything anymore
I know my rights
Someone’s standing outside of my door
There was a bird resting on her shoulder
It’s because of what I saw at the store
I said come in cuz it’s getting a little colder
They keep knocking, knocking, should I let them in
I said it again, she wasn’t listening
Ever since I saw, I don’t know where I’ve been
I am made of snow and I am glistening
I gotta get myself outta something today
Track Name: Hit by a Train
I'm crying in the gateway
Floating beyond the house of Jupiter
And I'm saying
My head aches while I'm on the tracks
And armies tying up weapons inside the moons
If I was a cowboy then I would hear a train
Throw the anchor off the train
If I was hit by a train
I couldn't complain
When you are hit by a train
You're never the same
Born in a cave, lived in a cave, died in a cave
Touched by a mind inside this time
Hit by a train, died in a train, I can't complain
Touched by a mind inside this time
Life is really really hard living on a train car
We're coming back - it's coming down
I hit the ground - the wheels go round
Track Name: Lunar Woman
I exit the building
You live in the moon
I look out the window
I’ll be seeing you soon
You know you are a lunar woman
In space it is so cold
I wait for your call
I have become a wolf
Soon the sun will fall
Track Name: Hard Pure
You know it’s true
There’s something pure
I feel it through
My body’s core
You wanna roll with P ’n’ B
Do you really wanna roll with me
Underneath rot-t-i-n-g
Doo ba, doo ba doo
You are dead
And I am going to kill you
Track Name: Mountain Beast
The eggs are on the dance floor
The hairy beast won't save me
I shout across the valley
Don't come for me
I don't know what mountain beast will do
Come from his mountain after you
Mountain beast
Don't come down for me
Mountain beast, rest in peace
I want to live a peaceful life
I watch the day turn into night

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