halflip

halflip

BandAlternativeHip Hop

We are a high energy group that delivers a powerful presentation through our lyrics and stage performances. We have created a unique style of music by blending all 6 of our members influences together into one unique sound of its own. Our style is based on hip-hop, rock and metal all into one sound.

Biography

The year of 2009 has been a ground breaking year for HalfLip with much accomplished and with over 100 shows being played throughout the year their fan base keeps growing bigger and bigger. Now with over 32,000 fans on MySpace HalfLip’s goal is to grow large enough to play in stadiums and arenas all around the world for each and every one of their rapidly growing fan base. The year 2009 started off by HalfLip winning the Battle of the Bands hosted by Crocodile Rock in Allentown and performed with Disturbed, Killswitch Engage, Lacuna Coil, Chimaira and others on the Music as a Weapons tour. Then a few months later Trust Company came out and played at their EP Release Party on August 14th. Their new EP "Nothing Set in Stone" was recorded at Sound Mine Recording Studios and mastered by Dan Malsch. Amongst all the shows in between the bigger ones they ended the year off by opening up for Hed (pe) and Insane Clown Posse to a sold out crowd.

The members may have all lived in different parts of PA but, growing up they all went to the same high school and at one point or another were in and out bands together. Combining all their different styles and roots of music that they all were performing separately, they came together to create what they had envisioned in their heads…and that’s “HalfLip”. HalfLip consist of six members whom have created their own unique style of music which blends various styles together raging from Hip-Hop, rock and roll, and metal.
The band has just completed their new album “Blood from a Stone”, and is continuing to work hard for their fans. With hopes of success the band is striving to make 2010 their year to remember. As they continue to pursue their musical careers the bands goal is to be recognized by the right label and have the ability to perform for their fans around the world. Together with Pay Up Records their debut album is being digitally released all over the world on September 28th 2010. Working hard every day to acheive their dreams HalfLip plans for 2011 to take them to that next step in music.

HalfLip is: Mozez Flowz (Eric Hogan) (Vocals), Steve Denig (Vocals), Dan “Vito” Barone (Vocals, Guitar), Ben Wine (Guitar), Chris “MO” Eliat (Bass) and Anthony Paesano (Drums).

They want to send a different message. So they decided to see how far the “HalfLip” project would take them and how many ears would listen to what they have to say. So listen closely……
-HalfLip-

Lyrics

Blood From A Stone

Written By: HalfLip

just when the light goes dark , you realize hoping you find a spark, to re ignite, the fire inside your heart, and see it rise, higher, designing the art, to free your mind, find the desire to start, to aspire to feel alive, never expire from hardships see the finish line, leaving behind all the liars, existing to feed the lies, blinding your eyes from the vision, the mission to see the prize

if you can see detractors as they mock you from the sidelines or even worse the false well wishers, believe me I’m fine no need for advice, token words of cyanide, I don't sweat the time passing, god don't follow time lines, this is my life, we all walk a path we choose, or is it fate, either way the journey leaves you black and blue, allot of stress bottled up might lend you to crack in two, forgive for the attitude, but this is what we haffta do

pre chorus:
before it fades away, every thought remains the same, haunting everyday
before its laid to waste, force the ways to change, more so everyday
before it fades away, every thought remains the same, haunting everyday
before its laid to waste, force the ways to change, more so everyday

chorus:
give me blood...give me blood, give me blood from a stone
give me blood...(blood), give me blood from a stone
I’ll be waiting, I’ll be waiting, still waiting till time stand still
but time won't wait, get up out of my way, this is mine to take, best remember my name
but time won't wait, get up out of my way, this is mine to take, best remember my name
cause time will take its toll, and what’s mine is yet unknown, it's like blood from a stone!

I’m taking my time, your living a lie, I’m walking on by, I’m taking what’s mine
as my eyes close, I see a new path, a new beginning
you won't believe, what you don't see, you can't see, what you could be
I see my life, flash beneath me, it lies
I live for this, I’m made for this
trust in, what is, my heart will live, with every beat we have, we won't give in

I won't give in, if everything is meant to, then every enemy can wait to see the death of me, before I ever pretend, with every breath that’s left in me, I speak my destiny, expecting every stone that’s meant for me

pre chorus:
before it fades away, every thought remains the same, haunting everyday
before its laid to waste, force the ways to change, more so everyday
before it fades away, every thought remains the same, haunting everyday
before its laid to waste, force the ways to change, more so everyday

chorus:
give me blood...give me blood, give me blood from a stone
give me blood...(blood), give me blood from a stone
I’ll be waiting, I’ll be waiting, still waiting till time stand still
but time won't wait, get up out of my way, this is mine to take, best remember my name
but time won't wait, get up out of my way, this is mine to take, best remember my name
cause time will take its toll, and what’s mine is yet unknown, it's like blood from a stone!

1, 2, 3, let’s go
You can rip me apart inside, you can strip me of all but pride, but if you see what’s in my eyes, you'll see that when my time comes, you will see me rise!
You can rip me apart inside, you can strip me of all but pride, but if you see what’s in my eyes, you'll see that when my time comes, you will see me rise!

chorus:
give me blood...give me blood, give me blood from a stone
give me blood...(blood), give me blood from a stone
I’ll be waiting, I’ll be waiting, still waiting till time stand still
but time won't wait, get up out of my way, this is mine to take, best remember my name
but time won't wait, get up out of my way, this is mine to take, best remember my name
cause time will take its toll, and what’s mine is yet unknown, it's like blood from a stone!

Complicate Life

Written By: HalfLip

LET’S GO
Can’t stand those who complicate life, Can’t stand those who complicate life
Living your life they way they told you, You’re running your mind but never get away, Isn’t it time you say the whole truth, The moment you find is lesser every day, A moment of silence as you go through, If only the prize wasn’t to get a grave, Alone in your mind knowledge is no use, You open your eyes only to medicate, I spit but ya’ll don’t hear me like you ain’t listening, Fuck the world –I’m the greatest in the planetary system, Man pissed again, Cuz I’m not shown the respect I disserve, And I bet they think it’s all in my head,
Can’t stand those whole complicate life, Stop being fake and get right, Can’t stand those who complicate life, Tied up inside of your mind your all lies (Right!) Your dead inside (lies!) Can’t get it right; Stand on your own two feet, before you’re left behind (life!) Your dead inside (right!) Can’t get it right, stand on your own two feet, before you’re left behind
Every time I breathe another sin to be thrown at you, Realize nothing in this game of virtue, Can’t explain how much I despise you, Hold my strength higher to throw fear in the eye’s of you, or anyone that stands in my way, Broken down dreams now shatter with dismay, And all that’s left is your selfish way’s I’ll leave you breathless counting the days.

I spit but ya’ll don’t hear me like you ain’t listening’, Fuck the world –I’m the greatest in the planetary system, Man pissed again, Cuz I’m not shown the respect I disserve, And I bet they think it’s all in my head, Can’t stand those whole complicate life
Let’s go
Can’t stand those who complicate life, Stop being fake and get right, Can’t stand those who complicate life, Tied up inside of your mind your all lies (Right!) Your dead inside (lies!) Can’t get it right; Stand on your own two feet, before you’re left behind (life!) Your dead inside (right!) Can’t get it right, Stand on your own two feet, before you’re left behind

It’s your time now, it’s your time to fold, it’s your time to die, it’s your time
Life, Life, Life, Life
Right! Lies! Life! Right!
Can’t stand those who complicate life, Can’t stand those who complicate life
Right! Lies! Life! Right!

Time For Change

Written By: HalfLip

I seen it pass by in such little time I never got to ask why I saw the finish line(pay no mine) but that’s life, I’m sick of dealing with the people who don't act right, that have knots , wishing you would trade for their lives, a string of bad luck, never strung me up inside, but how bout you do your lies keep you up at night, take some time and analyze do your life from another’s eyes and realize

pre chorus:
you missed some good days waiting for the better ones, you wasted life wishing your luck on everyone, you’re in a cage made of rage and it’s never done, until the day you will wait till the setting sun

chorus:
you know I walk the line, what you take now will leave in time
you know just where you heading, this life can be short always know where your head is
you know I walk the line, what you take now will leave in time, you know just where you heading
this life is to short to live and regret it

I’d rather give up everyday than sit and stay, and pretend that its all alright but its not ok, I feel contained, betrayed, (so alone) and restrained, that there’s not much left in this world that I can take, (I feel empty inside) but I’m still filled with disgust (and if your pulling my card) then I’m calling your bluff, (if you could look in my eyes) you’d see enough is enough, (the choice is mine to decide) and I’m about to erupt,

pre chorus:
you missed some good days waiting for the better ones, you wasted life wishing your luck on everyone, you’re in a cage made of rage and its never done
until the day you will wait till the setting sun

chorus:
you know I walk the line, what you take now will leave in time
you know just where you heading, this life can be short always know where your head is, you know I walk the line, what you take now will leave in time, you know just where you heading
this life is to short to live and regret it

can you see my disguise, my light guides my way, (but as the dims fires leaves my eyes singe blinds by the passing shamed by my reactions), the candle flame burns no more, it's time for change (let the flame burn to ashes passion turn to action effort of the bitch second guessing passes)

can you see my disguise, my light guides my way, (but as the dims fires leaves my eyes singe blinds by the passing shamed by my reactions), the candle flame burns no more, it's time for change (let the flame burn to ashes passion turn to action effort of the bitch second guessing passes)
with all you have, it's all you take, keep in mind you can never rewind all your mistakes everything that you ever believed in is at stake, everything! Is at stake!
keep in mind you can never rewind all your mistakes everything that you ever believed in is at stake
Break2- What you have, will be taken, step outside, never look at what’s behind, You’ve taken what you have, you’ve forsaken, step outside, never look at what’s behind as your fading
You know I walk the line, you know I walk the line

Stop The Show ft. The Force Md's

Written By: HalfLip

silence is necessary shhh stop with the constant pretending drop like a comet descending knowledge is temporary ript apart and left it buried pass around the style lending blind your eyes the final ending remove the blindfold open your eyes to the truth sent your youth to brainwash and hope your lies will empty you that’s something that I’ll never do hoping I can light the fuse a lot of you all are zombies propaganda finding you they helping you to tie the noose worship what the liars so money fame in your face but underground the fire looms I aint here to be a puppet rather just inspire you to rise above the kind of stuff the media assigns to you.

chorus:
I can't breathe
I’m breaking down I’m breaking down
I’m faking now, I’m faking
I ain't into the soap opera no more
no sick of seeing the soap opera so stop the show
show stoppers were taking your show
show stoppers we don't stop were running this show
I ain't into the soap opera no more
no sick of seeing the soap opera so stop the show

Fuck the system in place, propaganda it’s a shame and they waste the way they replace original skill with these pitiful fakes, lie in the bed that you make, huh, stumble to step over mistakes but never regret your mistakes, You got used to your mind in a cage, is it too late? your encaged inside of a maze retracing the steps that you take, Break through the silence controversy follows you, never knowing how to give until you made your final move, stay true and rise to it the moment that when you finally knew they hope you never find the truth and stay a slave to mindless news, Stare inside a lifeless truth and hope it don’t spit back at you. Don’t dare let then define for you the way your minds supposed to move

chorus:
I can't breathe
I’m breaking down I’m breaking down
I’m faking now, I’m faking
I ain't into the soap opera no more
no sick of seeing the soap opera so stop the show
show stoppers were taking your show
show stoppers we don't stop were running this show
I ain't into the soap opera no more
no sick of seeing the soap opera so stop the show

chorus:
I can't breathe
I’m breaking down I’m breaking down
I’m faking now, I’m faking
I ain't into the soap opera no more
no sick of seeing the soap opera so stop the show
show stoppers were taking your show
show stoppers we don't stop were running this show
I ain't into the soap opera no more
no sick of seeing the soap opera so stop the show

exclusive force mds halflip everybody come on clap, clap clap, come on yeah you all could get out there come on

just calm down we can't come here to crush all the drama that’s out there, cause were just show stopping so you better be where, show stopping, show stopping, were show stopping yeah, show stopping(show stopping baby yeah)

well I’m the mighty mozez's with the richitious Flowz you should focus on my words like a microscope, I’m with Stevie d plus Kahlil know me Halflip on the scene with some real OG's

yo mo I got a little something left in the tank if this a hit dog me and you hitting the bank Force MD's Halflip our styles is popping when we hit the stage you know we show stopping

so put your hands to the sky every hater be gone that’s why your six minutes quick Stevie d your on

on &on & on, on &on & on, the names that cause drama poof be gone

were taking over

were back

tell the world to open there eyes

those who stand in our way will be eating alive, stand in the way and get eating alive, stand in the way and get eating alive, stand in the way and get eating alive, stand in the way and get eating alive, stand in the way and get eating alive, stand in our way and get eating alive, stand in our way and get eating alive,

Back Against The Wall

Written By: HalfLip

What’s up, what’s up, what’s up, Kill..... Yourself..... Kill...... yourself
Bleeding on the floor rip out your eyes(x3)
They don't lie, Bleeding on the floor rip out your eyes(x3), They don't lie, (Put your back against the wall) I’ve got your back against the wall, (Consider this your final warning), Watch you bleeding, (Put your back against the wall), I’ve got your back against the wall, (Consider this your final warning), You’ll never live to find the morning
Cause the suffocation by applying this pressure, Until you buckle from the weight, I feel alive in this tension, I bring you suffering and pain for your lying and vengeance, Until there’s nothing left inside that can give you incentive, You’ve been living with a blindfold, Think for a second, You may think you see the picture, But you live in deception, In defense of your head trips, Falling for the parlor trips, Dying for your freedom, While your handing over all of it, In the name of security and peace, You’re handing over rights, You’re handing them the leash, I’m standing up to fight, You can see the numbers rise, They’ll never see us fall , Cuz I’m ripping out there eyes
Chorus:
Bleeding on the floor rip out your eyes(x3), they don't lie, (Put your back against the wall), I’ve got your back against the wall, (Consider this your final warning), Watch you bleeding, (Put your back against the wall), I’ve got your back against the wall (Consider this your final warning), you’ll never live to find the morning
Cause and effect, I bring effect to a cause, Now a days with music, It seems the message is lost, I take a second to pause, Then bless it with more, Truth power to the movement, I’ve been destined to call, Wrecking ball coming with their backs to the wall, With a whisper of the word, Cause the kingdom to fall, This is the meaning of war, The meaning for all, Open your eyes to this problem, Cause it needs to be solved
Break- You think you know they’re name’s, Just a character in there games, Left confused left accused it’s always been this way, (Put your back against the wall), I’ve got your back against the wall, (Consider this your final warning), Watch you bleeding, (Put your back against the wall), I’ve got your back against the wall, (Consider this your final warning), You’ll never live to find the morning, Put your back against the wall, You’ll never live to find the morning, Put your back against the wall, You’ll never live to find the morning, You’ll never live to find the morning no!

Discography

EP "Nothing set in stone"
complicate life
enemy
back against the wall
stay away
time for change

LP "Blood From a Stone"
intro
betrayer
enemy
complicate life
open your eyes
back against the wall
sacrifice
interlude
blood from a stone
time for change
stay away
living breed
stop the show
outro
studio out take
bonus track: drink myself to death

Set List

45 min. set list of all original music
intro
stay away
back against the wall
enemy
betrayer
time for change
blood from a stone
complicate life
sacrifice/outro