Will We Be Torn Apart

by To Hell And Back

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released January 1, 2011

To Hell And Back is:

MATTO LAQUE - Guitars and Vocals
KURT STEGEMANN - Guitars and Vocals
SCOT SEGUINE - Bass and Vocals
GEOFF KELLEY - Drums


All songs written by To Hell and Back except Thin Skinned, Grassroots Brushfire and Venom & Saline, written by To Hell and Back with Jim MacNaughton

Recorded by To Hell and Back
Mixed by Brett Portzer at North Sea Productions
Mastered by Doug White at Watchmen Studios
Layout & Art by Scot Seguine

Thanks: Jim MacNaughton, Nate Wilson, Rob Cole, Ember Pickands, Brett Portzer, Doug White, Ben Morgan, Jay Krak, and our families for being wicked tolerant.

www.tohellandback518.com

www.peterwalkeerecords.com

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Track Name: Street Train
You’re too slow
You’re too wide
You’re too late
You’re Vaporised

Buffalo left
You’re torn in half
This pulsing snake
Must clear a path

Walking at night
Into the void
Keep to the side
Or be destroyed

Following our tracks
You cannot hide
Our thrusters fire
Nothing survives

This heat just gets under my skin
I feel another spell begin
I wish you’d see it my way

Mistakes are shovels filled with coal
It’s time for braver wheels to roll
Why can’t you see it my way?

It’s time for braver wheels to roll

You think your flesh will make us bend
Steel wins another round again
This challenge never seems to end
New pioneers keep piling in
Track Name: Thin Skinned
Feelings hurt but starvation is worse, I promise
A body withers like it’s under a curse, I promise
It’s not to late for one of us to reverse the process
thin skin thin skin

A gulp of water only moistens the sores, you know it
Your throat is cooler but you’re spitting up teeth you know it
the birds are circling, I guess that we’re starting to show it
thin skin thin skin

Hypnotized by the shimmering waves on the deep
Think of anything but hunger and thirst and the heat
The things that go through your head
when you’re waiting to eat

thin skin, thin skin, thin skinned motherfucker come on

The sea is getting higher and higher you better
Pull your straw, make it fast, the sooner the better
the sun has broiled any chance that we both might win
thin skin thin skin

my heart is slowing with the beat of the waves we gotta
put our numbers, 1 and 2, in a hat we gotta
quit pretending that our ship is coming in
thin skin thin skin

Hypnotized by the shimmering waves on the deep
Think of anything but hunger and thirst and the heat
The things that go through your head
when you’re waiting to eat

thin skin, thin skin, thin skinned motherfucker come on

Feelings hurt but starvation is worse, I promise
A body withers like it’s under a curse, I promise
It’s not to late for one of us to reverse the process
thin skin thin skin

if you’re the winner I won’t make any fuss, man
there’s never been a bitter word between us, man
but if you lose, I’m eating every cut man
thin skin thin skin
Track Name: Blood of the Father, Heart of the Son
Sacrifice, my happiness for yours every day
No regrets, I wouldn’t have it any other way

Miserable days and lonely nights
But when I see you smile, everything’s alright

Suffer, I’ll suffer, I’ll suffer
So I can be with you
Suffer, I’ll suffer, I’ll suffer
So I can be with

You will never, you’ll never know
the hell that I’ve been through
Dying inside, I do my best to hide my pain from you

Miserable days and lonely nights
But when you wrap your arms around me,
it’s all worthwhile

Suffer, I’ll suffer, I’ll suffer
So I can be with you
Suffer, I’ll suffer, I’ll suffer
So I can be there for you

Sacrifice, my happiness for yours every day
No regrets, I wouldn’t have it any other way
You will never, you’ll never know
the hell that I’ve been through
Dying inside, but I do my best to hide
my pain so I can be there for you
Track Name: The Bell, the Book and the Candle
The low stimulations I choose for myself
might never fulfill me again

It’s time for the system that leaves no recourse
floods all the roads and propels me by force
exposing new pathways till I am the source

You can ring every bell and close every book and
blow out the candle you’ll never extinguish the sun

Waiting for just the right knife
to carve my name into the moon

I had a map half drawn but I think it might be too late
I had a ship half built but I think it might be too late

Gone is the thrill of the hunt
too young to be buried in sand
Track Name: The Devil's in the Details
Hands to work and hearts to God.
No amount of light can save you
from being stuck like the pig you are.
Like a pearl of great price, this lust won't be denied.
Spill the seed, done the deed, now you gotta let it ride.

Sweetest taste of a love divine.
This pen to blood won't let you go
The pleasure that awaits you
in exchange for the soul they take from you.
Before you sign on the dotted line,
there’s something you ought a know…
The Devil’s in the Details

In the name of the Healer
the Great Deceiver.
This faith is your disguise
fouled bed in which you lie.
Innocence is placed in your hands
Retribution demands
An eye for eye, tooth for a tooth
you find redemption at the end of noose.

This pen to blood, His name in blood,
In his name you spill the blood, yeah

In His Grace, Test the limits of your faith, In His Grace
In his Grace, Test the limits of your faith
A living waste, Cut off your head just to spite you face

Hands to work and hearts to God.
No amount of light can save you
from being stuck like the pig your are.
Like a pearl of great price this lust won't be denied
Let the Spirit speak to fate of the weak|
You can no longer hide
Track Name: Blackhole
Situation critical, engines full reverse
How’d we get ourselves into this mess?
Our voyage together across space and time
Was not supposed to end like this

Will we be torn apart or will we survive?
I don’t know so hold me close and kiss me one last time

Black hole
Black hole, we’re heading towards a
Black hole
Black hole, we’re spiraling out of control

No point in pointing fingers, we’re both to blame
Mistakes have been made on both sides
We’ve been cruising on autopilot towards impending doom
How did we miss the warning signs?

Can we escape this black hole?
Track Name: Venom & Saline
sign me up for a mainline of placations
with open mind and open arms and
open heart and open lungs
blacking out in bland anticipation
of all the humdrum ways that one could
pass into oblivion

bear me to elysium
Hygeia
venom in the saline
attracts the vanishing
carry me to hades
caduceus
venom in the saline
the ink is vanishing

set a course for the island of surrender
along hazy shores of the river of milk of amnesium
where all the knives are guided by consensus
and take a wrong turn here and there just to relieve the tedium

judgement gushes out through all the holes in the skin
but the needles only work if you can hold it all in
leaving black depressions anywhere they have been
the needles only work if you can hold it all in
Track Name: Cold Hungry Eyes
Trapped in here with you
It's not safe to go outside
The world has gone to hell
Everyone we know has died
Deep down I know what needs to be done

Sifting through old photos
Recounting memories
As infection turns you into a shell
Of who you used to be
But I just can’t bring myself to do
what needs to be done

Pacing back and forth
Trying to make up my mind
Watching my every move
with cold, hungry eyes
Why won't you die?

Food and hope have run out
Not for you, just for me
I'm safe across the room from you
as you struggle to break free to feed
I've finally got the nerve to do what needs to be done

Finger on the trigger
One round left, I say “goodbye, my love”
Watching my final move
with cold hungry eyes
Why won't you die?
Track Name: Release the Kraken
Scratching a life from the seven seas’ sediments
loving in places the world never sees
desperately grabbing at everything anything
squeezing it till it can no longer breathe

trapped by compulsions much older than language
as long as the gears of the planet still run
tasting the tremors that tease at the freedom to
Blister the surface and pull down the sun

Yeahhhhh
blessed by the tides
cursed by the stones
Release the Kraken
Track Name: Grassroots Brushfire
Nightmare on an American Dream
We’ve got a crumbling economy
Society is fueled by greed
Now our future is in jeopardy

Well it’s time for a change when it all goes up in flames

Burn it down, to the ground, throw it away,
Grassroots Brushfire
Burn it down, to the sea, swallowed by waves,
Grassroots Brushfire
Burn it down, to the core, engulfed in flames,
Grassroots Brushfire
Burn it down, ashen skies, nothing remains,
Grassroots Brushfire

Fiscal corruption spreading like a disease
Better amputate before it infects me

Well it’s time for a change
when it all goes up in flames
And gets washed away by the sea,
so light the first match with me.

Burn it down, to the ground
Burn it down, to the ground
Burn it down, to the ground

Burn it down, to the ground, throw it away,
Grassroots Brushfire
Burn it down, to the sea, swallowed by waves, Grassroots Brushfire
Burn it down, to the core, engulfed in flames, Grassroots Brushfire
Burn it down, ashen skies, nothing remains,
Grassroots Brushfire