Attack of the Wolf King

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Attack of the Wolf King
Studio album by Haste the Day
Released June 29, 2010
Recorded February–April 2010, Azmyth Recording (Richmond, Virginia)
Genre Metalcore, Christian Metal
Length 38:25
Label Solid State Records
Producer Andreas Lars Magnusson
Haste the Day chronology
Dreamer
(2008)
Attack of the Wolf King
(2010)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars[1]
Alternative Press 3.5/5 stars[2]
Jesus Freak Hideout 4.5/5 stars[3]
DecoyMusic 4/5 stars[4]
IndieVisionMusic 9/10 stars[5]
Rock Sound 8/10 stars[6]
The New Review 4/5 stars[7]
Sputnik 4.5/5 stars[8]

Attack of the Wolf King is the fifth studio album from Haste the Day. The album was released on June 29, 2010 through Solid State Records.[9] A song from the album, entitled "Travesty" was released on the band's MySpace on May 4. Lyrics for "Travesty" were released on May 21, 2010 on the band's Facebook. The song "Dog Like Vultures" has been played live since early April and debuted April 8 in Evansville, IN.[citation needed] This is the only album to feature new members, Dave Krysl, Giuseppe Capolupo, and Scotty Whelan. On the CD's release day, the band played a show in Bloomington, IN, where they performed an extended setlist with all the former members of the band, playing songs from the That They May Know You EP through Attack of the Wolf King. On June 8 the band released the song "Wake Up The Sun" on their Myspace.

On August 10, 2010, CI Records released a 7" vinyl single of "Travesty" with two other tracks from the album. The release was limited to 1000 copies on swirl colored vinyl.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Wake Up the Sun"   3:23
2. "Dog Like Vultures"   3:46
3. "The Quiet, Deadly Ticking"   2:49
4. "Travesty"   3:59
5. "Merit for Sadness"   3:12
6. "The Un-Manifest"   3:15
7. "The Place That Most Deny" (featuring Micah Kinard of Oh, Sleeper) 3:58
8. "White As Snow"   4:40
9. "Crush Resistance"   3:16
10. "Walk With a Crooked Spine"   3:41
11. "My Name Is Darkness"   2:25
Total length:
38:25

Personnel[edit]

Haste the Day
  • Stephen Keech – lead vocals
  • Michael Murphy – bass guitar, vocals
  • David Krysl – lead guitar
  • Scotty Whelan – rhythm guitar, vocals
  • Giuseppe "Gypsy" Capolupo – drums, percussion
Guest Vocals
Production
  • Andreas Lars Magnusson – producer and engineering
  • Brian "Bone" Thorburn - producer and engineering (Meet Me Half Way only)
  • Jason Suecof - mixing
  • Recorded at Azmyth Recording (Andreas' Home Studio), Richmond, Virginia
  • Recorded at Threshold Studios (Bone's Home Studio), Indianapolis, Indiana (Meet Me Half Way only)

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