Blackout (Hed PE album)

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Blackout
Studio album by (hed) Planet Earth
Released March 18, 2003
Recorded 2002 – 2003, @ The Machine Shop, Hoboken, New Jersey / Studio West, San Diego, California / Cello Studios, Hollywood, California / Chunky Style Music, Los Angeles, California / NRG Recording Services, North Hollywood, California
Genre Nu metal, melodic punk, rap rock, hip hop
Length 49:46
Label Jive
Music for Nations
Volcano
Producer Machine, Steve Thompson, Mike Bradford
Hed PE chronology
Broke
(2000)
Blackout
(2003)
Only in Amerika
(2004)
Singles from Blackout
  1. "Blackout"
    Released: 2003
  2. "Other Side"
    Released: 2003

Blackout is the third studio album by American punk rock band Hed PE. Released on March 18, 2003, Blackout peaked at #33 on the Billboard 200, while its title track peaked at #21 on the Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks chart and at #32 on the Hot Modern Rock Tracks chart.[1] A second single, "Other Side", peaked at #40 on the Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks chart.[2] The album also peaked at #102 in the United Kingdom.[3]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[4]
Melodic.net 3.5/5 stars[5]

Allmusic's Johnny Loftus wrote that "While it expands on melodic elements that had previously played a supporting role in the band's sound, Blackout also delivers truckloads of crushing guitar and pounding rhythm. And whether or not it is the presence of a top-line producer, (hed) pe have figured out a way to imbue their aggressive mix of heavy rock and hip-hop with some serious hooks."[4]

Track listing[edit]

Blackout
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Suck It Up"   Jahred; Mawk 3:56
2. "Bury Me"   Jahred; Mawk 3:05
3. "Dangerous"   Chad; Jahred; Wes 3:26
4. "Blackout"   Jahred 3:53
5. "Get Away"   Jahred; Mawk 3:18
6. "Crazy Life"   B.C.; Chad; Dj Product; Jahred; Mawk; Wes 3:43
7. "Half the Man"   Chad; Jahred; Wes 4:42
8. "The Only One"   B.C.; Chad; DJ Product; Jahred; Mawk; Wes 3:33
9. "Other Side"   Jahred; Mawk 3:36
10. "Flesh and Bone"   B.C.; DJ Product; Jahred; Mawk; Wes 3:48
11. "Octopussy"   Wes 0:44
12. "Carnivale"   Jahred; Wes 3:59
13. "Fallen"   Jahred; Wes 4:01
14. "Revelations"   Jahred; Wes 4:10
Total length:
49:46
UK & Japanese Bonus Track
No. Title Length
15. "Dracula"   4:13

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