Polarity

by Convection

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A journey through life and the realization of its true meaning and purpose - to continually search for balance in all things. Opposites exist for each other; destroy one side and you destroy the other. Let us unite as one... Polarity is existence.

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released April 28, 2017

© 2017 – CONVECTION / CONVECTIVE RECORDS

Recorded, produced, mixed, & edited at ‘Supercell Studios’
by Brian Ellis & Convection. Mastered by Jamie King
At ‘The Basement Recording NC’. - All rights reserved.
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SPECIAL THANKS TO JAMIE KING AT THE BASEMENT RECORDING NC FOR THE MASTER OF OUR GREAT ENDEAVOR. YOUR ADDED SPICE MADE ALL THE DIFFERENCE IN THE WORLD. TO DARREN FOR PROVIDING A SPACE FOR OUR CRAZY ASSES TO ROCK, WORK, AND RECORD. TO MATT WRIGHT FOR BEING OUR LIVE ENGINEER. YOUR UNDYING SUPPORT AND DEDICATION OVER THE YEARS HAS BEEN UNBELIEVABLE AND YOU HAVE NO IDEA HOW MUCH OF AN ASSET YOU REALLY ARE. PROUD TO HAVE YOU BROTHER. TO OUR ROAD CREW AND STUDIO SUPPORT GROUP FOR YOUR SERVICE - YOU GUYS ROCK. TO OUR INSPIRATIONS AND INFLUENCES FOR OPENING OUR MINDS TO NEW IDEAS. TO DISC MAKERS FOR PROVIDING THE FINISHED PRODUCT YOU SEE HERE. LAST BUT NOT AT ALL LEAST, TO OUR FANS, FRIENDS, FAMILY, AND SIGNIFICANT OTHERS (YOU KNOW WHO YOU ARE) FOR BEING THERE FOR US DOWN THIS LONG AND WINDING ROAD – WE LOVE YOU MORE THAN YOU KNOW. LOOKING FORWARD TO MORE GREAT TIMES AND NEW EXPERIENCES.
THANK YOU ALL!!! | | | #Convection2017

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Convection Nashville, Tennessee

We are a Progressive Metal band from Gallatin, TN / Nashville Area, formed back in the summer of 2011, here it is 2017... Some of our influences include Tool, Foo Fighters, Deftones, Alice in Chains, System of a down, Periphery, The Contotionist, Pink Floyd, etc. Be sure to check us out on Facebook and YouTube, and spread the word!
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Track Name: Wall of Berlin
WALL OF BERLIN –
DON’T CRY TO ME LIKE I CAN DO SOMETHING ABOUT WHAT YOU’VE DONE I DIVIDE YOUR SINS AND MAKE YOU WONDER WHAT WENT WRONG (I AM THE WALL) I AM THE BERLIN WALL (I’LL WATCH YOU FALL) I’LL BE THE ONE TO WATCH YOU FALL DON’T BLAME ME FOR YOUR SLIGHTS FOR I HAVE BEEN THE SAME DAY AND NIGHT I WAS BUILT BY MEN REDEEM ME, START AGAIN I STOOD FOR FAR TOO LONG I AM THE BERLIN WALL AND IF YOU EVER WANT TO SEE THE LIGHT AGAIN BREAK ME DOWN TEAR DOWN THIS IRON CURTAIN OPEN YOUR EYES YOU’RE LIVING IN A LIE THIS IS THE END BREAK ME DOWN BRICK BY BRICK PIECE BY PIECE I AM THE BERLIN WALL WATCH ME FALL NOW WE BEGIN.
Track Name: Barrage
BARRAGE –
I CAN’T ESCAPE WHAT’S INSIDE OF ME I CAN’T ABANDON WHAT’S MINE I CAN’T JUST RUN AND HIDE FROM THIS I CAN’T LEAVE ALL OUR HATRED BEHIND I AM A CESSPOOL OF EVERYTHING THAT I AM THAT I’M NOT I AM (YOU ARE) WE ARE EVERYTHING JUST FOLLOW THE HORIZON YOU’LL NEVER LEAVE TODAY WEAR YOUR BONES ON THE OUTSIDE SHAME AND IGNORANCE WILL SUBSIDE TIDAL WAVE OF CLARITY CLEANSING MY EYES BAPTIZED BY FIRE WE RISE ABOVE THE TIDE DO YOU EVER FEEL THE WEIGHT OF A THOUSAND SUNS BURNING AND CRUSHING ITS WEIGHT ON YOUR FACE DO YOU EVER THINK THAT YOU’RE THE SOUL REASON THAT THAT CRUSHING WEIGHT EVER HAD ITS OWN PLACE TAKE YOUR PLACE IN THE LINE THE CONSCIOUSNESS WITHIN YOU FOREVER WILL SURVIVE THE CROSSHAIRS ARE SET AND BY NOW I’LL BET THAT YOU REALIZE ETERNITY IS JUST A BULLET AWAY LEAD EMANCIPATION HERE’S A PROCLAMATION LIFE IS BUT A FUCKED UP DREAM SHIT.
Track Name: Supercell
SUPERCELL –
LISTEN TO THE SOUND OF A THOUSAND DETONATIONS THEY ECHO IN CONCERT WITH THE RINGING OF SIRENS THAT SIGNAL OUR IMPENDING DOOM HEAR THE SCREAMS OF A SOON-TO-DIE NATION THEIR VOICES THEY SAIL UPON THE SHEETS OF RAIN OUR FUTURE IS CLEAR OUR JUDGEMENT IS HERE AND WE DON’T HAVE A CHOICE FUCK NOWHERE IS SAFE SO WHY DON’T YOU RUN THERE AND HIDE? LOCK YOURSELF INSIDE AND PRAY FOR YOUR LIFE THE WINDOWS ARE BREAKING AND THE EARTH IS SHAKING AND NATURE IS TAKING WHAT’S HERS (RECLAIMING) THE CHOICES YOU’RE MAKING YOUR GOD IS FORSAKING EVERYTHING THAT YOU THOUGHT WAS YOURS (FORSAKEN) HOPE IS DEAD NOW THERE’S NOTHING LEFT FUCK WHAT THE FUCK HAVE WE DONE? EVERYTHING YOU’VE COLLECTED EMPTINESS RESURRECTED THE SOUL YOU’VE NEGLECTED LIES DISSECTED AND ALL YOU CAN DO IS ASK YOURSELF WHY? AND ALL WE CAN DO IS PRAY WHEN ALL THAT WE KNOW IS DEAD AND GONE KILL YOURSELF YOU KNOW YOURSELF YOU’VE SHOWN YOURSELF THAT NOTHING IS WORTH IT SO MAYBE NOW YOU COULD SEE HOW WE COULD ALLOW DESTRUCTION TO HAPPEN SO KILL YOURSELF YOU KNOW YOURSELF THE SLATE IS CLEAN RE-GREASED MACHINE A HOPELESS FIEND AND AFTER ALL YOU’VE SEEN YOU’LL WRITE THE SAME STORY AGAIN YOU’LL REWRITE THE STORY AGAIN OVER AND OVER AGAIN IT’S ALWAYS THE SAME SO WHEN WILL YOU GIVE IN?
Track Name: Aftermath
AFTERMATH –
WHERE DO WE GO? WHAT WILL WE FIND? WHEN ALL THAT WE KNOW IS DEAD AND GONE? HORROR AS I STEP INTO THE FRAY I SEE THE REMAINS OF OUR FUTURE BEFORE ME SHATTERED LIVES CUT THE THROATS OF OUR MEMORIES BLEEDING ON A CANVAS TO PAINT OUR FACELESS DEATH FRANTIC AND NUMB WHAT CAN BE DONE? PANIC IS SETTING IN THE SILENCE IS SO UNREAL (MY DARKEST FEARS HAVE BEEN REALIZED) HOLDING YOU LIFELESS IN MY ARMS I’M CALLING OUT YOUR NAME BURY THE PAST IN YOUR NAME YOUR MEMORY WILL PREVAIL INSIDE US ALL YOUR MEMORY HOLDS THE KEY IT’S ALWAYS THE SAME SO WHY WON’T YOU GIVE IN? I KNOW THE TRUTH BUT HOW CAN THIS BE REAL? ACCEPTANCE HOLDS THE KEY TO OUR SURVIVAL WHEN THERE’S NOTHING REMAINING TO FILL THE VOID INSIDE OUR HEARTS EMPTINESS RESURRECTED IN YOUR NAME I HEAR YOU CALLING OUT MY NAME I HEAR YOU CALL MY NAME PLEASE DON’T CRY WE WILL MEET AGAIN SOME DAY SOMEWHERE ELSE I’LL BE WAITING FOR YOU ON THE OTHER SIDE ONE MORE DAY ONE MORE HEARTACHE IN YOUR MEMORY LIFE GOES ON…
Track Name: Path of Despair
PATH OF DESPAIR –
COLLECTIVE COLLAPSE COLLECTIVE PERHAPS COLLECTED WE’RE NOT COLLECTIVELY WE ROT PUNISHED PUTRID PEOPLE HERE IS THE CHURCH WHERE IS THE STEEPLE? OPEN THE DOOR AND WHAT DO WE FIND? THERE ARE NO PEOPLE ONLY HOLLOW SHELLS WALKING ABOUT DEATH WALKERS NAY SATAN STALKERS WHAT OF THE HOLY FATHER? WHAT OF THE HOLY GHOST? DAMN YOU! DAMN YOU ALL! DAMN YOU ALL TO HELL BREAK YOUR ALTAR WATCH FAITH FALTER ABANDONED OCEAN WALKER COLLECTIVE SATAN STALKER DEEDS DONE IN VAIN DEEDS DONE FOR YOUR OWN NAME SELF-RIGHTEOUS SELF-SERVING SELF-CENTERED SERVITUDE BURY YOUR INTENTION DEEP WITHIN YOUR PENSION FIND THAT YOU’RE UNMENTIONED IN THE BOOK OF TRUTH SO BITE THE PILLOW BENEATH THE WILLOW EVISCERATION AS THEY FILL YOU YOU ASKED FOR THIS YOU ADORE THIS LOVE YOUR LIFE NOW DROWN IN YOUR PISS AND I NEVER WANT TO SEE YOU AGAIN GOODBYE FOREVER PUTRID PEOPLE.
Track Name: In the Shadows of Light
IN THE SHADOWS OF LIGHT –
WHEN THE LIGHTS GO OUT AND THERE’S NOBODY HOME WHERE DO I RUN? WHERE DO I HIDE? FROM YOU WHEN THE SUN GOES DOWN AND THE MOON IS BLACK THERE’S NOWHERE TO RUN AND NOWHERE TO HIDE FROM YOU I CAN SEE MY FEAR TONIGHT IT’S ALL IN MY HEAD I’M AFRAID OF FEELING NOTHING WHEN YOUR WORLD GOES COLD AND YOU FEEL ALONE THERE’S NO WAY TO RUN THERE’S NO WAY TO HIDE FROM THE TRUTH NOW I FACE MY FEAR TONIGHT IT’S NOT IN MY HEAD I’M AFRAID TO FIND YOU DEAD RECALL THE MEMORY OF A FACELESS PORTRAIT IN A DESOLATE ROOM NOBODY THERE TO CLAIM IT (IT’S NOT IN MY HEAD) MISPLACED WITHOUT A TRACE AND STAINED BY HATRED GIVING IT UP YOU NEVER TRIED TO FACE YOUR FEARS BLINDED TERRIFIED OF CHANGING MY MIND (I WANTED TO TRY) BUT I DON’T KNOW HOW TO LOSE CAN’T CHOOSE BETWEEN A LIE OR BITTER TRUTH THIS IS NOT THE PATH I CHOSE (WHERE DID I GO SO WRONG?) SHADES OF DESPAIR ENLIGHTEN ME I CAN SEE MY REFLECTION IN THE SHADOWS OF LIGHT WHERE DID I GO WRONG? I WILL NOT GIVE IN BLINDED TERRIFIED THE TRUTH IS A LIE IT’S ALL IN MY HEAD WHERE DID I GO WRONG? ENLIGHTEN ME.
Track Name: Deceiver
DECEIVER –
YOU ARE THE POISON THAT PULSES THROUGH MY VEINS THE TASTE OF PURE DECEPTION THAT I CRAVE YOU LEAVE ME EMPTY NO ROOM TO SUFFOCATE AND I’M COUNTING DOWN THE DAYS UNTIL I DIE YOU LIE YOU ARE THE PARASITE THAT THRIVES INSIDE MY MIND YOU ARE MY WEAKNESS I CAN’T DENY YOUR CURSE AND THE WILL I HAD TO FIGHT IS WEARING THIN SO I GIVE AND YOU TAKE WHILE YOU LIVE I DIE AWAKE MY LIFE IT SLOWLY SLIPS AWAY EACH TIME YOU GET YOUR WAY DECEIVER YOU TAKE CONTROL AND FEED EVERY MINUTE I BELIEVE YOUR LIE YOU DECEIVER YOU LIE YOU DECIEVER! DECEIVER YOU TAKE CONTROL AND FEED EVERY MINUTE I BELIEVE YOUR LIE AND OH WHEN THE WINDS CHANGE ON A COLD DARK NIGHT YOU’LL FIND YOURSELF ALONE AND LOST IN TIME MAYBE THEN YOU’LL SEE YOU LETCH (LETCH) THIS ISN’T OVER YET I’LL FIGHT (FIGHT) UNTIL MY DYING BREATH AND I’LL NEVER (NEVER) EVER BELIEVE ANOTHER WORD YOU SAY DECEIVER (DECEIVER) THIS WORLD IS NOT YOUR SLAVE AND YOU WON’T GET AWAY YOU FILTHY FUCKING LEECH! DIE!
Track Name: Hierarchy of Hypocrisy
HIERARCHY OF HYPOCRISY –
NOW LISTEN UP AND LISTEN WELL EVERY TIME I TURN AROUND YOU’VE GOT A PRODUCT TO SELL CONSUMERIST LIVES DON’T SEE THEIR LIES YOU JUST BUY, SELL, AND FUCK ONLINE SPREADING YOUR SEED THROUGH THE FAMILY TREE AND PAINTING VISIONS OF A FUTURE WHERE YOUR WANTS ARE NEEDS HEAR WITH YOUR EYES AND SEE WITH YOUR EARS (YOU’RE ALL DEAF AND BLIND ANYWAYS) SO LET ME BE CLEAR THERE’S NO AMOUNT OF MONEY IN THIS FUCKING WORLD THAT CAN MAKE YOU FREE SO WHILE YOU SELL YOUR SOULS AND BUY YOUR SINS REMEMBER THAT NO ONE WINS BUT WAIT! THERE’S MORE! FOR THE PRICE OF ONE YOU GET: DIABETES, STOMACH BLEEDING, HERPES, GONORRHEA, SPOON FEEDING LIES TO THE PEOPLE STEP RIGHT UP EVERYBODY! IF YOU’RE BUYIN’ I’M SELLIN’ HOW COULD I BE MORE CLEAR? WISE MEN MIGHT SAY WISE THINGS BUT THEY STILL BOW DOWN TO THEIR KINGS IN THIS WORLD OF HATE AND DISCORD OUR POWERS ARE REPLACED BY THE MEEK (BY THE MEEK) GO AHEAD HIDE BEHIND YOUR WEB OF LIES OUR PRIMAL INSTINCTS HAVE GONE EXTINCT AND YOU CAN LIMP LIKE A WOUNDED DOG WANDERING THROUGH BLINDING FOG BUT IN THIS WORLD OF HATE AND DISCORD YOU WON’T FIND THE PLACE THAT YOU SEEK ASHES ALL AROUND ME REMIND ME EVERYTHING YOU’VE COLLECTED EMPTINESS RESURRECTED THE SOUL YOU’VE NEGLECTED LIES DISSECTED AND ALL YOU CAN DO IS ASK YOURSELF WHY?
Track Name: Alive
ALIVE –
LOOKIN’ DOWN AT THE GROUND BENEATH YOUR FEET SAFE AND SOUND BURY YOUR LIFE IN SELF-DEFEAT CAUSE IT’S ALL YOU CAN DO TO TAKE AWAY THE PAIN WHEN ALL THEY DO IS LEAVE YOU IN THE RAIN SO CLOSE YOUR EYES AND FADE AWAY AS YOU DIE ALIVE LOOK AROUND AND TELL ME WHAT YOU SEE JUDGING EYES THAT HOLD NO SYMPATHY THEY STARE YOU DOWN AND RIP YOUR HEART IN TWO FROM ALL AROUND THERE’S NOTHING YOU CAN DO SO ASK YOURSELF IF IT’S REALLY WORTH THE PAIN TO STAY ALIVE SETTLE DOWN CAUSE NOW IS NOT YOUR TIME TURN AROUND AND READ BETWEEN THE LINES TAKE YOUR LIFE ERADICATE YOUR SELFISH HATE AND REDEFINE WHAT IT MEANS TO BE ALIVE (STAY ALIVE) AND ASK YOURSELF IF IT’S REALLY ALL A WASTE OF TIME IS IT WORTH IT TO STAY ALIVE? (IS THIS REALLY ALL THAT’S LEFT? WE ALL JUST DIE IN THE END, WHAT A LIFE…) ALIVE IN THIS WORLD! THERE’S A REASON YOU’RE STILL HERE SO STAY ALIVE.
Track Name: Equilibrium
EQUILIBRIUM –
MIND AND BODY ARE ONE BUT NEITHER ARE ONE WITH ME NOW I CAN’T SEE SO, I’VE BEEN TRYING FOR FAR TOO LONG TO GET THIS HEAD OF MINE ON STRAIGHT MAYBE I’VE REACHED A POINT IN TIME WHERE FURTHER ATTEMPTS ARE JUST TOO LATE I HELD ON TOO TIGHT NOW I’M ALONE AND YOU’RE ALRIGHT DON’T PUT TOO MUCH WEIGHT ON ONE SIDE OF THE BOAT THAT SHIT WILL TIP DON’T PUT TOO MUCH TIME AND EFFORT INTO SOMEONE YOU KNOW YOU’LL TRIP I PRAYED FOR DEATH TONIGHT AND THROUGH THE STORM I SAW THE LIGHT THE RAIN ONLY FALLS ON THOSE OUTSIDE SWALLOW YOUR PRIDE JUST GO INSIDE! I PUT TOO MUCH ON ONE SIDE IT FEELS LIKE SOMEONE LIED NOW I’M BOUND AND TIED AND THOUGH I’VE TRIED THESE SHORTCOMINGS STILL REMAIN THIS IMBALANCE ALL THIS PAIN I’LL BREAK MYSELF TO HIDE THE SHAME I’M NOT BROKEN BUT I’M STILL CHOKING ON THE FIST OF INJUSTICE THE SCALES ARE OFFSET I’LL TELL YOU WHY RIGHT ON THE GROUND AND LEFT IN THE SKY THEY SINK AND RISE JUST LIKE THE TIDE THIS OCEAN’S THE ANSWER THAT WE’RE INSIDE.
Track Name: Reality
REALITY –
NOW THAT YOU’VE SEEN NOW THAT YOU’VE HEARD NOW DO YOU SEE WHY YOU’RE ABSURD? COUNTLESS SHEEP ENDLESS HERD EARS ASLEEP WORDS STILL UNHEARD LABELED AND LOST BUT AT WHAT COST? IS THIS THE ROAD YOU’RE DESTINED FOR? YOU DID THE DEED YOU SPOKE THE CREED YOU PLANTED SEEDS OF YOUR OWN DISCORD ROOTS SINKING DEEPER ROOTS SINKING DEEP FOR A KING YOU’VE NEVER SEEN HERE I AM GET ON YOUR KNEES IT’S ME YOU’VE DISPLEASED RID ME OF MY DISEASE YOU’VE PUT YOURSELF ON THE SHELF SO DO US A FAVOR AND FIND A WAY TO KILL YOURSELF YOU KNOW YOURSELF YOU’VE SHOWN YOURSELF THAT NOTHING IS WORTH IT SO MAYBE NOW YOU CAN SEE HOW WE CAN ALLOW DESTRUCTION TO HAPPEN SO KILL YOURSELF YOU KNOW YOURSELF.
Track Name: Polarity
POLARITY –
PLEASE DON’T CRY WE WILL MEET AGAIN SOME DAY SOMEWHERE ELSE ONE MORE DAY ONE MORE HEARTACHE WHERE DO I GO? WHAT WILL I FIND? IN YOUR MEMORY LIFE GOES WRONG… HOPE NEVER DIES THERE’S ALWAYS SOMETHING LEFT THE SLATE IS UNCLEAN HARDENED MACHINE COURAGEOUS FIEND AND AFTER ALL THAT I’VE SEEN I’M NOT GIVING IN EVERYTHING WE’VE COLLECTED EMPTINESS RESURRECTED THE SOUL I’VE NEGLECTED LIES DISSECTED AND ALL I CAN DO IS ASK MYSELF WHY? WISE MEN MIGHT SAY WISE THINGS BUT THEY STILL BOW DOWN TO THEIR KINGS AND IN THIS WORLD OF HATE AND DISCORD OUR POWERS ARE REPLACED BY THE MEEK AND OH HAVE YOU HAD ENOUGH? NOW THAT YOU SEE WHAT THE REMEDY IS COMPOSED OF (WE LEFT YOU HERE IN THE DARK) AND YOU’VE HARDENED YOUR HEART BURIED YOUR PURPOSE AND NO SOUL WILL THINK ONCE TO BLAME ME IS IT ENOUGH FOR YOU? CAUSE IT’S ENOUGH FOR ME! LIFE IS A PRIVILEGE NOT YOUR RIGHT STAY UP IN YOUR ROOM NIGHT AFTER NIGHT PONDERING GREATNESS PONDERING THE GRAVE PONDERING THE SOUL AS IF YOU’VE GOT ONE TO SAVE AND YOU CAN LIMP LIKE A WOUNDED DOG WANDERING THROUGH BLINDING FOG BUT IN THIS WORLD OF HATE AND DISCORD YOU WON’T FIND THE PLACE THAT YOU SEEK BUT WAIT THERE’S MORE! STAY WITH ME CAN’T YOU SEE IT’S ALL AN ILLUSION HERE LIFE IS NOTHING BUT A DREAM (DON’T CRY TO ME) ACCEPT YOUR SINS (OPEN YOUR EYES) WRONG AND RIGHT ARE THE SAME IN THE EYES OF ETERNITY REALIZE THIS AND SEE ALL DECISIONS ARE JUSTIFIABLE THROUGH INDIVIDUAL EXPERIENCES NOTHING IN THIS WORLD IS AS IT SEEMS TURN AROUND AND REDEFINE YOUR LIFE REDEFINE YOUR LIFE ALL IT TAKES IS A MOMENT WITHOUT TIME (I FOUGHT UNTIL MY DYING BREATH TO MAINTAIN THE BALANCE!) THE RAIN ONLY FALLS ON THOSE OUTSIDE SWALLOW YOUR PRIDE IT’S A WASTE OF TIME.