Black on Black: A Tribute to Black Flag

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Black on Black: A Tribute to Black Flag
Cover of the original Initial Records release.
Compilation album by various artists
Released October 8, 2002 (2002-10-08)
Genre Hardcore punk, metalcore, mathcore
Label Initial, ReIgnition
Alternative cover
Cover of the 2006 ReIgnition Recordings version.

Black on Black: A Tribute to Black Flag is a tribute album to the defunct American hardcore punk band Black Flag. The album was originally released through Initial Records on October 8, 2002.[1] After Initial Records went out of business in 2004, Black on Black was later reissued through ReIgnition Recordings on March 14, 2006 with six new cover songs.[2][3]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic (2002 version) 3/5 stars[1]
Allmusic (2006 version) 3/5 stars[3]
Punknews.org (2006 version) 3.5/5 stars[4]

Track listing[edit]

All songs originally written and recorded by Black Flag.

Initial Records version (2002)
No. Title Artist Length
1. "Depression"   Give Up the Ghost (credited as American Nightmare) 2:18
2. "Life of Pain"   Anodyne 2:55
3. "Drinking and Driving"   Burnt by the Sun 3:15
4. "Jealous Again"   Coalesce 2:25
5. "Annihilate This Week"   Converge 4:18
6. "Damaged, Parts I & II"   The Dillinger Escape Plan 4:55
7. "Nervous Breakdown"   The Hope Conspiracy 1:56
8. "Police Story/Wasted"   Planes Mistaken for Stars 2:31
9. "Six Pack"   Playing Enemy 4:13
ReIgnition Recordings version (2006)
No. Title Artist Length
1. "Rise Above"   Most Precious Blood 2:00
2. "Black Coffee"   Zao 4:20
3. "My War"   Bleeding Through 3:38
4. "I've Heard It Before"   The Black Dahlia Murder 1:45
5. "Spray Paint the Walls"   Remembering Never 0:38
6. "Loose Nut"   Drowningman 2:16
7. "Depression"   Give Up the Ghost 2:18
8. "Life of Pain"   Anodyne 2:56
9. "Drinking and Driving"   Burnt by the Sun 3:16
10. "Jealous Again"   Coalesce 2:25
11. "Annihilate This Week"   Converge 4:19
12. "Damaged, Parts I & II"   The Dillinger Escape Plan 4:57
13. "Nervous Breakdown"   The Hope Conspiracy 1:57
14. "Police Story/Wasted"   Planes Mistaken for Stars 2:32
15. "Six Pack"   Playing Enemy 4:13

Personnel[edit]

  • John A. – guitar
  • Kurt Ballou – producer, engineer, mixing
  • Dean Baltulonis – engineer
  • Brian Benoit – guitar
  • Tim Cossar – producer
  • Demian – backing vocals
  • John Golden – mastering
  • Jason Hellmann – photography
  • Mike Hill – guitar, vocals
  • The Hope Conspiracy – mixing
  • Scott C. Kinkade – photography
  • John McKaig – photography
  • Mickey O – vocals
  • Teddy P. – bass
  • Ryan Patterson – liner notes, layout design
  • Chris Pennie – drums
  • Chris Pierce – engineer
  • Matt Pike – booking
  • Playing Enemy – producer
  • Greg Puciato – vocals
  • Ed Rose – engineer
  • Josh Scott – bass
  • Joel Stallings – drums
  • Ben Weinman – guitar
  • Liam Wilson – bass

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Kellman, Andy. "Black on Black: A Tribute to Black Flag (2002)". Allmusic. Retrieved September 20, 2009. 
  2. ^ Orzeck, Kurt (March 14, 2006). "New Releases: E-40, Fall Out Boy, DMC, Hard-Fi, 'Block Party' Soundtrack & More". MTV. Retrieved September 20, 2009. 
  3. ^ a b Christopher Monger, James. "Black on Black: A Tribute to Black Flag (2006)". Allmusic. Retrieved September 20, 2009. 
  4. ^ "Review: Black on Black: A Tribute to Black Flag (reissue)". Punknews.org. Retrieved September 20, 2009.