The Design

by Into The Moat

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Skunt I’ll never forget stumbling onto Into the Moat. Their first EP “Means By Which The End Is Justified” blew my mind. I was instantly a fan. Me and my best friends bonded over this album because we would blast it in the car at max volume, listening to the breakdown in “Century I” on repeat.

Cut to 2005 and They drop “The Design” and to our amazement the albums starts with “Century II” !!! We honestly couldn’t believe they could improve from “Century I”‘s breakdown but th
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starscream240 I bought "the design" on vinyl and it came with a digital copy on BC but it seems to be gone now %(
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Metal Nick I love this album and this band! I was lucky to catch them live twice in 2005. I hope they release “Means By Which The End Is Justified” on vinyl
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aguileraaaron Are there any updates as to whether these records will be shipping out? They were supposed to ship out a month ago and the ability to stream has been removed from BC as well.
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slowmobeus Let’s goooo doing mad chores to this lmao
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released March 8, 2005

© 2005 Crushing Skulls Music ASCAP.

Into the Moat would like to thank our families, friends, and fans. Special thanks to Kevin Bean, Trevor Strnad, Brian Slagel and Metal Blade Records, and Michael Kadnar and Silent Pendulum Records.

Guitar Kit Wray
Guitar Rob Shaffer
Bass Joshua Thiel
Drums Matt Gossman
Vocals Earl Ruwell

Music written and recording by Into the Moat
Lyrics by Into the Moat and Johannes Naranjo
Originally recorded and mixed by Erik Rutan and Shawn Otani in October 2004 at Mana Studios in Tampa, FL and mastered by Alan Douches at West West Side - Remastered for vinyl by Pirates Press
Original album layout by Kevin Bean - Reworked for vinyl by Taylor Bates

Officially licensed by Silent Pendulum Records from Metal Blade Records.



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