The Common Man's Collapse

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The Common Man's Collapse
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Studio album by Veil of Maya
Released April 1, 2008
Recorded 2008 at Keene Machine Studios, North Hollywood, California
Genre Deathcore
Length 33:15
Label Sumerian
Producer Michael Keene
Veil of Maya chronology
All Things Set Aside
(2006)All Things Set Aside2006
The Common Man's Collapse
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic Positive[1]

The Common Man's Collapse is Veil of Maya's second album. The album was produced by Michael Keene of The Faceless and was released through Sumerian Records on April 1, 2008.[1]

The songs "Entry Level Exit Wounds" and "Sever the Voices" were re-recorded from the first album, All Things Set Aside. It is the first album by the band to include vocalist Brandon Butler and last with bassist Kris Higler.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Wounds" 1:03
2. "Crawl Back" 4:02
3. "Mark the Lines" 3:57
4. "It's Not Safe to Swim Today" 2:43
5. "Entry Level Exit Wounds" (re-recorded version) 2:51
6. "Pillars" (instrumental) 2:09
7. "We Bow in Its Aura" 3:47
8. "All Eyes Look Ahead" 2:30
9. "Sever the Voices" (re-recorded version) 5:05
10. "It's Torn Away" 5:01
Total length: 33:15


Veil of Maya
  • Brandon Butler - vocals
  • Marc Okubo - lead/rhythm guitars
  • Kris Higler - bass guitar
  • Sam Applebaum - drums, percussion


  1. ^ a b "The Common Man's Collapse > Overview". Allmusic. Retrieved May 1, 2010.