Debris

Debris

BandMetalRock

Driving guitars and heavy drums interlaced with melodic vocals and three part harmonies.

Biography

Debris is a Boston-based hard rock wrecking machine, hell-bent on annihilating everything in sight. Lollipop Magazine calls Debris's music "A roller coaster of longing, violence, introspection, and ass-shaking groove." Their crushing blend of melody and aggression has brutalized many an audience. Venues Debris has decimated include: Bill's Bar and The Hard Rock Cafe in Boston, Middle East Upstairs & Downstairs, T.T. the Bear's, and The House of Blues in Cambridge, The Lucky Dog Music Hall in Worcester, The Rockpile in Saugus and Sharky's in Nashua, NH, where they won the Rockfest battle of the bands.

Debris has received airplay on WBCN, WAAF, WFNX, and WCUW 93.1 in MA: Rock101.1 NH: and KMRQ 96.7 in CA. They appeared on the 2001 Berklee Career Music Expo compilation CD, a 2002 compilation benefiting The New York Fallen Firefighters and Rescue Workers Fund, Canada's Underworld Muzak compilation series, multiple Lollipop Magazine compilations, and have self-released an enhanced live CD. Debris’ latest release, "The Lost EP," is an enhanced 6 song EP featuring their single, "Thru This."

Debris’s influences include Korn, Metallica, Tool, Faith No More, Incubus and Rage Against the Machine - but Debris's music can't be placed comfortably into one genre. Bryan Bales's ballistic drumming and Steve Ordonez's heavy, fluid bass lines provide a solid foundation, upon which Justin Ballard's 7-string explosion of brutal riffage and Michael Dudas's effects-laden guitar swirls create a dual sonic punch. Atop all this is a barrage of vocal shrapnel consisting of Ballard's melodic growl and backups from Dudas and Ordonez.

The seismic power of Debris, combined with their take-no-prisoners outlook, has made them a foreboding presence in the Boston music scene. Stay tuned for further destruction.

Lyrics

Stuck Inside

Written By: Debris

Verse 1
Find me - Buried deep within I see, no one can reach me
Inside - Searching for my place to hide, look how I tried
As I drown - Screaming up and down, pain was all I found
In my head - Scared so I remain instead, consumed by what they said

Pre Chorus
Empty...

Verse 2
I see you - Try to tell me what I should do, I can't seem to
Crying - Please don't bother trying, I know when you're lying
As I hurt - Clawing at the dirt, stains upon my shirt
Myself - I leave my soul upon the shelf, can I erase myself?

Pre Chorus
Broken...

Chorus
Never going back again, don't want to die in there
Take it all away again and leave me empty
Stuck inside myself again, I'll never see the sun
Broken 'cause I killed again, can't someone help me?

Bridge
I can't live with myself
Must get away from myself
Always at war with myself
I am so stuck inside myself

I am so
I am so
I am so stuck inside

Pre Chorus
Empty...

Chorus
Never going back again, don't want to die in there
Take it all away again and leave me empty
Stuck inside myself again, I'll never see the sun
Broken 'cause I killed again, can't someone help me?

I'm so alone...

Thru This

Written By: Debris

Verse 1
Why does it have to be
Painful inside my dreams
Why can't I seem to see
What is wrong with me
I - can't seem to catch a break, every day seems to stay the same
When - will something go my way, all my life, over and over
Again - they turn on me, one by one, everyone taking advantage of
Me - I'll never be the same, either way you are to blame because
You - are too weak to be, why can't you see, everything that you have done to me
This - has made me who I am, and I know nothing can stop me

Chorus
All - And I'll never give it up
I - As I stand at the precipice
Want - No I won't let you win
Is - Cause I can live through this
To - And I'll keep moving forward
Live - Till I get my last wish
For - I can take anything you give
Me - And live through this

Verse 2
What does it take for me
To wake up and see
I won't fear my dreams
I can just be
Me - how do I overcome what you've done, how do I forgive
All - the times you walked away, pushed aside, nothing I feel matters
Why - have you no decency, what do you have to say for your
Self - you only feel strong enough to face the world when you have brought me
Down - So now I leave you here in your decay, useless as always
This - has made me who I am, and I know nothing can stop me

Chorus
All - And I'll never give it up
I - As I stand at the precipice
Want - No I won't let you win
Is - Cause I can live through this
To - And I'll keep moving forward
Live - Till I get my last wish
For - I can take anything you give
Me - And live through this

Bridge
I can't escape what I know to be true
All you know about me is what I show you

I am above what you have done to me
I can be better than you've let me be

Chorus
All - And I'll never give it up
I - As I stand at the precipice
Want - No I won't let you win
Is - Cause I can live through this
To - And I'll keep moving forward
Live - Till I get my last wish
For - I can take anything you give
Me - And live through this

Snowballed

Written By: Debris

Verse 1
The clock has run down for you and me
The road gets rocky so you concede
Life's a bitch so check your spine at the door
I've never seen bonafide cowardice before
You lose hope like I lose a set of keys

Verse 2
What should I do when I see you there?
I'd try to share myself but you wouldn't care
Your greatest gift would be my loss of memory
I wouldn't wish this pain on my worst enemy
The end result is much more than I can bear

Pre Chorus
You keep kick-kick-kicking me down, I can't take it
I give you everything and then you break it
I never promised you that this would be an easy ride
I never thought that you'd just lay down and die
I can't believe that you'd give up on me so easily
I guess I'm not important to you like I thought I'd be
Too involved with your life to consider this
What would it take to get back what we used to be?

Chorus
You still reside inside my head
The looks you gave, the things you said
Can this be true, I'm losing you
Though life goes on, inside I'm dead

Verse 3
Don't ever ask me for anything
I'm too busy for the misery you bring
There's one question I need an answer to
What do I get out of knowing you
False hope is a noose and I'm hanging

Pre Chorus
You keep kick-kick-kicking me down, I can't take it
Was any of this real or did you fake it?
I never promised you a perfect end to your day
I never thought that you'd ditch me this way
I can't believe that you gave up on us so easily
I guess we're not important to you like you said we'd be
Too involved with your life to even think of this
What would it take to get back what we used to be?

Chorus
You still reside inside my head
The looks you gave, the things you said
Can this be true, I'm losing you
Though life goes on, inside I'm dead

Bridge
Tell me - why can't I let you go?
This is - pain I don't want to know
There was - nothing that I could say
So I - wish for another way

Consider this: What would it take to get back what we used to be?

Chorus
You still reside inside my head
The looks you gave, the things you said
Can this be true, I'm losing you
Though life goes on, inside I'm dead

Though life goes on, inside I die
And here it is, this is goodbye

Discography

Just Promotions Compilation – Locobazooka – 2003
Lollipop Compilation Issue 63 – 2003
Just Promotions Compilation – Ozzfest – 2003
The Lost EP – 2003
Lollipop Compilation Issue 62 – 2003
Just Promotions Compilation – Summer Sanitarium – 2003
Lollipop Compilation Issue 61 – 2003
Lollipop Compilation Issue 60 – 2003
Underworld Muzak Vol. 1 – 2002
Lollipop Compilation Issue 59 – 2002
A Little Thanks – 9/11 Benefit Compilation – 2002
Mass. Destruction Vol. 1 - 2001

Set List

Typical set is 9 original songs around 45 minutes in total.

Stuck Inside
Snowballed
Circle
Mind Eraser
More Like Me
Walk Right In
Recount
Mushroom
Payback
Thru This

Additional:
Friendly
Clockwork