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Half Truism

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Released  May 12, 2009
Genre  Punk rock
Label  Columbia
Format  Digital download
Length  3:27
Recorded  November 2006–April 2008 in Maui, Hawaii and Orange County, California

"Half-Truism" is a song by American punk rock band The Offspring. The song is featured as the opening track on the band's eighth studio album Rise and Fall, Rage and Grace (2008) and was released as the fourth single from the album on May 12, 2009. It impacted radio on the same day.



"Half-Truism" was first premiered before the release of the album at the Australian Soundwave Festival (which The Offspring headlined in 2008). It was the second song from the album to be played live (the first being "Hammerhead" which was played in 2007 at the Summersonic festival).

In popular culture

  • "Half-Truism" is featured as a playable song in the video game Guitar Hero On Tour: Modern Hits.
  • The song also appears in the commercial for the 2009 Virgin Tour.
  • Personnel

  • Dexter Holland – vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Noodles – lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Greg K. – bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Josh Freese – drums
  • References

    Half-Truism Wikipedia

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