Deliver Us

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This article is about the Darkest Hour album. For the Wardlord album, see Deliver Us (album). For the In Flames Song, see Deliver Us (In Flames song).
Deliver Us
Studio album by Darkest Hour
Released July 10, 2007
Recorded March 1, 2007 – April 1, 2007 at Greenhouse Studios in Vancouver, Canada
Genre Melodic death metal
Length 39:07
Label Victory
Producer Devin Townsend
Darkest Hour chronology
Archives
(2006)
Deliver Us
(2007)
The Eternal Return
(2009)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
Alternative Press 4.5/5 stars
Blabbermouth.net 7.5/10 stars[2]
Punknews.org 4.5/5 stars[3]
Sputnikmusic 4/5 stars[4]

Deliver Us is the fifth studio album by American melodic death metal band Darkest Hour. It was released on July 10, 2007 through Victory Records. The album debuted at number 110 on the Billboard album charts, with sales of 6,600.[5] "Sanctuary" is featured in the video game, Tony Hawk's Proving Ground, while "Demon(s)" is featured in Guitar Hero 5 and "Doomsayer" was made available in Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock through the Darkest Hour Track Pack, the last to be released by Activision. [6] The artwork was created by John Baizley who has also done art for bands such as Pig Destroyer, Daughters, and his own band Baroness. It is also the last album to feature lead guitarist Kris Norris.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Doomsayer (The Beginning of the End)"   4:33
2. "Sanctuary"   2:13
3. "Demon(s)"   3:48
4. "An Ethereal Drain"   3:56
5. "A Paradox with Flies"   4:26
6. "The Light at the Edge of the World"   1:42
7. "Stand and Receive Your Judgement"   2:38
8. "Tunguska"   5:32
9. "Fire in the Skies"   3:19
10. "Full Imperial Collapse"   2:39
11. "Deliver Us"   4:47
Total length:
39:07
Bonus track
No. Title Length
12. "Closing on the Day" (Track number 10 on the FYE special edition of the album) 2:46

Production notes[edit]

  • Recorded between March 1, 2007 – April 1, 2007 at Greenhouse Studios in Vancouver, Canada.
  • The album was produced, mixed and engineered by Devin Townsend.
  • Townsend contributed guitar work on the track "Full Imperial Collapse".
  • Engineered by Dean Maher.
  • Mastered by UE Nastasi.

Line-up[edit]

Trivia[edit]

  • The song "Demon(s)" can be heard in the episode "Escape from Dragon House" of HBO's True Blood. It is also a playable track in Guitar Hero 5.

References[edit]