Dystopia (Beneath the Massacre album)

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Dystopia
Studio album by Beneath the Massacre
Released October 28, 2008 (2008-10-28)
Recorded Northern Studio
Genre Deathcore, technical death metal
Length 32:24
Label Prosthetic
Producer Yannick St-Amand
Beneath the Massacre chronology
Mechanics of Dysfunction
(2007)
Dystopia
(2008)
Incongruous
(2012)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
About.com 3.5/5 stars [1]
ChartAttack 1.5/5 stars [2]
Lambgoat (7/10) [3]
southcoast247 (unfavorable) [4]
SMNNews (6.5/10) [5]

Dystopia is the second studio album by Canadian deathcore band Beneath the Massacre. It was released on October 28, 2008 through Prosthetic Records.[6]

The song "Never More" is a re-recorded version of the track of the same name found on their first EP, Evidence of Inequity. It was last album with longtime guitarist Eric Jarrin.

Musical and lyrical themes[edit]

"The songs are by far the weirdest, most intense songs we have ever written. It's great to finally listen to all the crazy ideas we had... After six weeks of intense tracking, we're also relieved that's it's all done. The writing process was hard and exhausting since we wrote most of it on the road, but we can now say that it worth it and we cannot wait to release the album and play the new songs on our upcoming tour."
 
— Elliot Desgagnés[6]

Promotion[edit]

On July 3, 2008 a message was posted on Beneath the Massacre's official website about the first in a series of in-studio videos featuring footage from Northern Studio.[6]

On August 14, 2008 a message was posted in Beneath the Massacre's official website regarding the second video for the making of Dystopia, featuring bass and guitar recording sessions, and also a link to Prostheric Records pre-order the album, currently available on CD and vinyl formats.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Condemned"   4:20
2. "Reign of Terror"   3:33
3. "Our Common Grave"   3:43
4. "Skit 1" (Does not appear on the album track listing) 0:10
5. "Harvest Of Hate"   3:15
6. "The Wasteland"   3:38
7. "Bitter"   2:45
8. "No Future"   0:52
9. "Lithium Overdose"   3:41
10. "Never More"   3:43
11. "Procreating the Infection"   2:44
12. "Bonus"    
Total length:
32:24

Personnel[edit]

Beneath the Massacre
Productions

References[edit]