Silver Snakes

Thanks again to everyone that made it out to our record release show. All the money we made was donated today to the wolf mountain sanctuary (Wolfmountain.com) in Lucerne valley, CA. These animals are amazing and I hope that we can team up to help them out more in the future. - Alex / SS

Silver Snakes

—horse head (16 horsepower cover)

This is a cover of the song “Horse Head” by 16 Horsepower. It was tracked live in the winter of 2012 up in Lake Arrowhead, CA. I’m back up at that cabin now and just dug this up on the studio hard drive. Does no real justice to the original but it’s one of my favorite songs ever written.

Hang me up like a tight rope
a bridge with a hold on you
dull my sense of surrounding
a silk worm across the loom
Tell me once more
is that all you have to give
show me once more
hold it to the light
Spit your word like a poison
new silver holes in the hands
Yeah I tore like an arrow
through stitching to understand
then my eyes turned red
I couldn’t sleep
In that bed of cancer and love
yeah there’s so much more to a family than their blood
cut all ties
dull your interests
the sign of surrender
you’ll soon be no different
Tell me once more
is that all you have to give
weave in, weave out
show me once more
hold it to the light
I’ve burned all my bridges to you
I tore the threads and splinters from that loom
It makes no sense
but still we try
to let them live
to watch ‘em die
Once a fire
now an ocean
you’ve lost all your color
they call that devotion

midanxmusic:

Here are a couple of shots I took at @silver_snakes release party 4/5. Awesome band amazing new cd and the nicest dudes. Bridgetown DIY

Photo Credit: Mitchell Robles

silversnakes:

Check out this cover of the song “Thirty Three” by The Smashing Pumpkins. Recorded live last month while working on new material at a cabin in Lake Arrowhead, CA.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2xQf5H0Fcj8

sun will rise
the sun will roam 
you locked me up with a dull knife
I should’ve known
you can’t miss what you don’t own
It’s a pity

don’t you dare feel sorry for them 
they don’t want to be real 
In every confrontation 
I crave the taste..

sun will rise
the sun will roam 
I locked you up with a sharp knife
quell the fever an’ take me home
If i’m the marrow you’re the bone

don’t you dare feel sorry for them 
they don’t want to be real 
In every confrontation 
I crave the taste
a taste of..

quell the fever an’ take me home
you want it all
I wanted more
give me a taste of your violence

 

one
the hunter says he’s got that luck comin’ up 
when he’s back in town
he’ll shoot em’ down
he’ll carve em’ out
then you’ll hang em’ up like they never even made a sound

fox and embers
you’ll get it

two
yeah they’ll hunt you
says he’s got that cut comin’ up 
but I’m not around
where nothing’s real
yeah no one’s clean
the lights left on above 
the speaking eyes call not one
the soul pathetic

fox and embers

why wont you?
why can’t they replace the lamps now?
we need help
the eyes lie
no smoke rose 
but I burnt that house down
so stop breathing, deep

just run

It took twelve to let go
I can’t settle now
there’s no fault
my skin crawled to welcome you back to your home town 
these are more than lives on gray