Never Too Late To Hate

by Lil Dowager

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"Hardcore is never clever. It's inflexible, simple, and borderline idiotic in content and form. That's why someone coined "post-hardcore": to accommodate hardcore graduates' relatively savvier ideas. The curiously named East Bay trio Lil Dowager transgresses even the smarts of post-hardcore, though, busying its blitzkrieg spasms up to such a showy degree that the band's latest EP risks annexation in the so-called "math-rock" ghetto. And yet, the collision of mean-spirited hardcore overtures and technical knowhow lends Never Too Late to Hate its peculiar tension." - Sam Lefebvre, East Bay Express


released May 19, 2015

Tucker Bennet: Drums, Vocals.
Matt Ferrara: Guitar, Vocals.
Zach Alexander: Bass, Vocals.

Recorded in February 2015 at the Atomic Garden in East Palo Alto, California. Mixing, Mastering, and Recording by Jack Shirley.

Album Artwork by Brendan B. Larsen (Wigboiler)

7" release by Conditions Records



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Lil Dowager Oakland, California

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July 1st @ Crate Oakland w/ Delete, Techie Blood, and Humiliation (AZ).

July 23rd @ the bug box w/ Violence Creeps, Baus, The World, Scraper,
bAd bAd, The Peels, and
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Track Name: The Walk To End Life
Welcome fresh lamb. Drink cool (we licked it). So sweet. Cold sting (fresh new born). Kiss yourself goodbye. Excuse me do you believe in the miracle dream? Anxious grinding teeth into powder: how I spent my last hours inside. I've been opened. I'm lovin' it.
Track Name: Single Male Dolphin
Eager cross the moat. Boiling up a name. Always safe, always same. A sticker divide. A glance you never took. Tough love taken to heart. Refer to recipe. Collecting scraps. Spit that fills pools and rivers, lakes, oceans. Make no mistake hard callous friend. Introducing the pain game. Cry out. Drop out.
Track Name: Bible History Month
Bring it back to me. Puckered lips for novelty. Pray for animal ecstasy. Throbbing ghoul that is soon to be choking on a bar of soap. To spill but not sow. Holy angels choir shame. If they holler let them go. Staring into the tubes today. Up, down, what channel to display? The choice is static or dance. What choice? I'll die anyway. Bring it back to me. Bite my tongue in empathy. I'm ready to seed.
Track Name: Wet Tech
Sew a new smile to your flesh. Bow in awe to this fantasy. Worship circuit certainty. New, obsolete, foil, repeat. Validate, appreciate. Feed the fetish for fruit.