Burn Halo (album)

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Burn Halo
Studio album by Burn Halo
Released March 31, 2009
Recorded October–November 2007[1]
Genre Heavy metal, alternative metal, hard rock
Length 46:30
Label Rawkhead
Producer Zac Maloy
Burn Halo chronology
- Burn Halo
Up from the Ashes
Singles from Burn Halo
  1. "Dirty Little Girl"
    Released: November 25, 2008
  2. "Save Me"
    Released: January 12, 2010
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
The Interlude 2.5/5 stars[2]
ARTISTdirect 3.5/5 stars[3]
Dangerdog Music Reviews 3.5/5 stars[4]
Hard Rock Hideout 8.5/10 stars[5]
Pure Grain Audio (9.6/10)[6]
TuneLab Music 5.5/10 stars[7]
Type 3 Media 4/10 stars[8]

Burn Halo is the debut album by American rock band Burn Halo. The album was set for release in 2008 through Island Records, but after the album was completed Island elected not to release it.[9] It was released on March 31, 2009 through Rawkhead Rekords.[10] It entered at #129 at the Billboard 200, selling 4,800 copies.[11]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Composers Length
1. "Dirty Little Girl" (feat. Synyster Gates) James Hart, Brian Haner, Jr., Zac Maloy 3:49
2. "Save Me"   Neal Tiemann, Hart, Maloy 3:57
3. "Here With Me"   Hart, Maloy 4:33
4. "Too Late To Tell You Now"   Hart, Maloy 3:51
5. "So Addicted"   Hart, Maloy 3:18
6. "Dead End Roads & Lost Highways"   Hart, Maloy 3:18
7. "Saloon Song"   Hart, Maloy 3:44
8. "Our House"   Hart, Maloy 3:30
9. "Fallin' Faster"   Dave Buckner, Keith Barney, Hart 3:33
10. "Anejo" (feat. Synyster Gates) Hart, Haner, Maloy 3:50
11. "Back to the Start"   Hart, Maloy 3:41
12. "Gasoline"   Hart, Maloy 5:25


Dirty Little Girl[edit]

"Dirty Little Girl"
Single by Burn Halo feat. Synyster Gates
from the album Burn Halo
Released November 25, 2008
Format Digital download
Genre Heavy metal, hard rock
Length 3:48
Label Rawkhead
Burn Halo feat. Synyster Gates singles chronology
- Dirty Little Girl
"Save Me"

The album's first single "Dirty Little Girl" was released on November 25, 2008, and features Avenged Sevenfold guitarist Synyster Gates. The song has peaked at #19 on the Billboard Mainstream Rock charts.[12]

The music video for "Dirty Little Girl" premiered on MTV on February 25, 2009. It was filmed on November 19, 2008 at The Slide Bar in Fullerton, California.

Save Me[edit]

"Save Me" was the 2nd single. It was released on radio on January 12, 2010.[13] The song was used in the soundtrack for the WWE videogame WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2009.

Chart performance[edit]


Year Chart Position
2009 The Billboard 200 129[11]
Top Heatseekers 2[14]


Year Single Chart Position
2009 "Dirty Little Girl" Mainstream Rock Tracks 19
2010 "Save Me" 39


Additional musicians
  • Synyster Gates  – lead guitar on "Dirty Little Girl" and "Anejo"
  • Joey Cunha  – additional guitar on "So Addicted"
  • Brian LeBarton  – piano on "Too Late to Tell You Now"
  • Keith Barney  – strings on "Fallin' Faster"
  • Stevie Blacke  – strings on "Too Late to Tell You Now" and "Back to the Start"
  • Zac Maloy  – percussion, additional guitar on "Too Late to Tell You Now" and "Saloon Song", acoustic guitar on "Gasoline", additional vocals on "Dead End Roads & Lost Highways" and "Gasoline"