Hiding Scarlet

Hiding Scarlet

 Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA
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Hiding Scarlet explores the darker side of human emotion through a classical / hard rock / metal musical style. The violin and female vocals add a beauty while the guitar, bass and drums add in the raw. When you see us in concert, expect a full experience of excellent music and exposed performance.

Biography


Hiding Scarlet was born in March 2011 after the previous band, Thought Prysm ( playing together for 7 years) attended the Millennium Music Conference. After learning much from the conference, we decided to push the band from hobby to a professional endeavor, a re-vamp of name, music and image brought us to Hiding Scarlet.

Bringing in a harder electric edge, Hiding Scarlet explores the darker aspects of our human nature. Through our music, lyrics, art and performance, we seek to give an entertaining, yet introspective experience.

We recorded our first album at Seventh Wave Studios (http://www.seventhwavestudios.com) with Jason Rubal during the summer of 2011. Having a producer of his caliber work on the album was a rich learning experience for us, and he helped us capture what we heard in our heads.

When we showed our music to a select few and asked them to tell us what we sounded like.... most of them said they couldn't really say. This is the end goal we were hoping for. Our influences vary greatly from member to member, which displays itself in our music. Tool, Dream Theater, Opera, Punk Rock, and Jazz are some of our influences.

Getting our ducks in order, (Having artwork, photography (Wraven Design wraven.com , merchandise, iTunes, CD's, vinyl, etc, etc ) we are VERY excited to be ready for the full album release late Dec - early Jan.

In short, this is the full endeavor of five people who could not live without performing music. It is our passion, it is our lives. In doing so, we pour out ourselves completely into our music, asking only that it earns a willing ear in return.

Lyrics

Lost December

Written By: Hiding Scarlet


Lost December, I find my shadows here
expand, ensnare, it happens every year
cause no matter what I do, losing track of time I waste on you
you take my breathe away
you take my breathe away

Slowly sliding, down that hole again
There must be a way out, I found the way in
Blindly stumbling towards disaster
You just help the time pass faster
You take my breath away
You take my breath away
You take my breath away, don't want to see another day

What would you say, if you were me - no right to feel this way, had it so easy
Take it back, take back control, I get a grip by letting go
I'm letting go

Questions driving me insane, use my rage to ease my pain
I'm getting out, I'm breaking out
All my hatred I enlist, clench my fist as I resist
I'm getting out, I'm breaking out
I'm breaking
I'm breaking

White Harlot

Written By: Hiding Scarlet


Release for the soul

Smiling they sell, all you will gain
They will give you, all you can keep
Choose what you will, choose what you will

Use the facade to climb the walls of her paper palace
Her voice like metal, and shattering glass
Pay your dues to her performance
Now sing the lie like a prayer
Fallen words to foreign gods
She says in nights alone, wake me up

Bile burns the throat the illusion makes you sick
Complacency that binds you to all you act and think
The leaderless army the ride without the course
Smile blankly back at them and swallow your remorse
Running from the light with each wrong step you take
The harder you've become outside, the easier you break

Sell your soul for a moment of peace
Tormented in dreams, find no release
Turmoil haunts the resentment of days
Paint on your face and hand in your key

Now sing the lie like a prayer
Fallen words to foreign gods
She says in nights alone, wake me up

Bile burns the throat the illusion makes you sick
Complacency that binds you to all you act and think
The leaderless army the ride without the course
Smile blankly back at them and swallow your remorse
Running from the light with each wrong step you take
The harder you've become inside, the easier you break

I've been waiting here inside, can you see?

Use the facade to climb the walls, to her paper palace
Rotting inside, all this time you've been slipping away
Can you find it?

P & D

Written By: Hiding Scarlet


Your words choke me
You broke me
Your arrogance revolving
Hypocrisy evolving
Every word sickening
The lies are, blinding
And I wonder how many you really believe in

Slit my throat and pull it open, shove in all your thoughts and reasons
Keep me in a pretty glass, you'll save me from myself

Trust me like a rusty nail
Trust me like a shard of glass
Trust me like the turning wheel
Crushing your breaking neck

Your in my skin, burning, tightening
In my head your voice is haunting
Breathing in my ear and taunting
I'm never alone, your sickness rotting

Slit my throat and pull it open, shove in all your thoughts and reasons
Keep me in a pretty glass, you'll save me from myself
Conditioning, your ways are binding
I can't breathe, the anger builds
My lungs are burning

Tear me open, don't you know what I'm made of don't you want to see whats inside me?

Trust me like a rusty nail
Trust me like a shard of glass
Trust me like the turning wheel
Crushing your breaking neck

Hold me like a new disease
Hold me like the rising force
Hold me like the smoking ash of your discontent remorse

Kiss the bleeding open wound
Kill the sound of my screaming
Kiss the alter of lost hope
Kiss the scars torn

Your words choke me, you broke me
Your arrogance evolving
Hypocrisy revolving
Every word sickening
The lies are blinding
And I wonder how many you really believe in

Father of a Nation

Written By: Hiding Scarlet


Where am I now? Chained to the ground
What is this hell I've found?
A lake of fire burning blue
Sears my flesh but won't consume the anguish of my doom
Piercing screams of the damned fill the halls burning red
Once the son of the morn, now the prince of the dead
In my tormented head recall the words that I once said

The time has come to overtake the one, the chosen son
The time is now, to make him bow, the one, the chosen son

To those now damned for choosing right
To fallen angels, now unite
Take up this righteous fight
My two-faced father made a race, far across celestial space
Hell's minions to replace but
Man is weak, feeble minds never meant to be free
Bind their eyes, bind them fast in their own clarity
More of passive aggression, drag them down to our depression

The time has come, to overtake the one, the chosen son
The time is now, to make him bow the one, the chosen son

For the hypocrite, full of wisdom full of shit
Outnumbered two to one, we will overcome
For the throne of lies
For salvation compromised
Brothers sound the drum, we will overcome

We will overcome, father and his son, I know they think they've won but,
We will over come. Make the planet shake, till the heavens quake
Bring him down and break him, we will overtake him

Discography


Hiding Scarlet
Bound
2011

Set List

Originals:

Lost December
Kitchen Floor
Fractured
P&D
Ballad of the Bipolar
Call to Arms
Social Machine
White Harlot
Esterillos
Father of a Nation
Funkapotamus
Disarray
The Other Side of Six
Interlude