Civilization Upholding Beasts

by Hex Volt

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Recorded March-June 2015 in the garage in Tempe, AZ

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released November 19, 2015

Hex Volt is:
Chris: Bass guitar, vocals
Jim: Drums

All music by Hex Volt
All lyrics by C. Burns
Engineered by Hex Volt
Mixed by Corey Young
Mastered by Carl Saff

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Hex Volt Phoenix, Arizona

Four strings, three drums, two men, one garage.

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Track Name: Clear My Arteries
Rancholabrean beasts gone extinct, in tar pits trapped, too hairy and fat
Modern mammoths slammeth plate after plate, sealing their fate at the Old Country Buffet, hey
I find my inner peace in the sweet release of greasy treats
Beer battered and deep fried, bacon wrapped, smothered in ranch, yeah smothered in ranch

In times like these I really begin to believe we never should have crawled down from the trees
In times like this I’m reaching in the fridge and I’m grubbing for cheese
I’ll never clear my arteries

beer beer beer beer cheese etc.
Track Name: If You Were My Woman You'd Have a Human Baby
It’s good to see you looking so happy
That little puppy is so cute
And I can tell your man treats you well
Such a stand up dude
But if you were my woman, if I was your man

You’d have a human baby, you’d have a human baby, you’d have a human baby or two.
You’d have a human baby, you’d have a human baby, you’d have a human baby in you

Were you with me I could not guarantee
Any of your dreams would come true
For all I know, could have been a fiasco
A living nightmare for you
But if you were my woman etc.
Track Name: Call Your Mom and Apologize
Call your mom and apologize
for being such a worthless hunk of shit
For wasting her life

What is it with you? The grief never ends
Your bullshit lies, your fuckhead friends
Trashing her house, living like a slob
Go get a fucking life, go get a fucking job
and apologize

Call your mom and apologize
for being such a shitty little prick
For wasting her life

Sobbing in her sweat, she tore and she bled
Crying, screaming, squeezing out your fat fucking head
No, she never asked for any debt to be repaid
Just treat her like a human being, not some fucking slave
and apologize etc.
Track Name: Keep Your Head in the Party Zone
Descending, mesmerized by nocturnal dimensions
She fell in with a wanton crew
A knack for attracting malevolent attention
Revealed when dawn came streaming through

You got to keep your head when all around are losing theirs
She kept her head while her friends lay scattered, senseless on the floor

Keep your head, keep your head
keep your head, keep your head in the party zone

Ascending up from sheltered youth to seek his fortune
Swaddled in love, eyes full of stars
He unfurled sails to catch the headwinds of ambition
Cast off the sweetness from his heart

He got ahead like all the rest were standing still
He lost his head in a relentless thrusting power lust for more

Keep your head etc.
Track Name: Civilization Upholding Beast
The children are crying, the wife is criticizing
the boss is pissing and moaning, everyone’s got to get their piece
That’s alright, that’s okay, I wouldn’t have it any other way
I’m a goddamned civilization upholding beast

Friday night I’ve got to get what’s mine
If I don’t I just might lose my goddamn mind
Daddy needs rock and roll, rock and roll
Daddy needs rock and roll, rock and roll

I could just quit my job
Nothing gets done, nobody gets paid
the company stumbles, the economy crumbles
I won’t pay, won’t owe this assload of taxes
no no no no no
The government crumbles
I could abandon my wife and kids
My boys grow up lawless savages running wild in the streets
Society’s collapse complete

Friday night etc.
Track Name: Whatever You Need
So you’d like one hundred million dollars revenue
Let us get right on that for you
We’ve got a half-dead mule and a PS2
Yeah that ought to do

Whatever you need, however we bleed
Whatever you need you’ll get it all in two weeks
Whatever you need
You’re gonna get it, get it all in two weeks

So you’d like one hundred million dollars revenue
There's nothing that we'd rather do
We’ve got a half-dead mule and a PS2
Yeah that ought to do

Whatever you need, etc.
Track Name: Initiation of Devastation
Do you want to judge, do you want to decide
who sails away on a celestial ride?
Who stays left behind
to drown in a lake of fire?

Do you feel elation upon your contemplation
of initiation of devastation of all creation tonight?

Look to the sky, look to the sea
Do they manifest your prophecies?
Do you want to frighten the unenlightened?
Have they handed you a noose to tighten?

Do you feel elation upon your contemplation
of initiation of devastation of all creation tonight?

Look to the sea, look to the sky
Are you the one who decides the time
for initiation of devastation of all creation tonight?
Track Name: Advanced Future Bullshit
In the future, bullshit will be more advanced
than the most advanced bullshit we have today
We will compromise our integrity with unprecedented velocity
Goggles on for your safety, because we’re about to spray

Advanced future bullshit, advanced future bullshit
Innovation unchained from all known forms of reason
Advanced future bullshit
Space and time will not imprison our ambition
Advanced future bullshit, advanced future bullshit

Now behold our roadmap to the future
Development timelines compressed
Check the specs, they are the best
You know you are impressed
by the fabrications exaggerated
\hesitation’s annihilated
hyperbole’s accelerated
accelerate, accelerate

advanced future bullshit etc
Track Name: Martyr Academy Prom Queen
Getting high on your indignation
Sit and stew in your resignation
Pity partying recreation, it’s all the same
Fantasize on your immolation, fan the flames

It’s just a waste, it’s just a waste
Whenever anyone offers a hand you find a way to get poked in the eye
Someday nobody’s even going to bother to try
It’s just a waste what you do, It’s just a waste watching you

Engineering your victimization, that’s your style
Wait for your reparations, going to be a while
Martyr academy graduation, this is your scene
Prepare for your coronation, you are the queen.

It’s just a waste, etc