Hidden Hands of a Sadist Nation

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Hidden Hands Of A Sadist Nation
Studio album by Darkest Hour
Released May 20, 2003
Genre Melodic death metal
Length 56:03
Label Victory
Producer Fredrik Nordström
Darkest Hour chronology
So Sedated, So Secure
(2001)
Hidden Hands Of A Sadist Nation
(2003)
Undoing Ruin
(2005)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 1.5/5 stars[1]
Punknews.org 3.5/5 stars[2]

Hidden Hands Of A Sadist Nation is the third full-length studio album by American Melodic Death Metal band Darkest Hour. This album, along with the band's future work, displays more melodic death metal influences than their previous albums. It was released in 2003, and contains nine tracks on the regular release and ten for the Japanese release and the limited edition DVD. "For The Soul of the Savior" includes a solo by Kris Norris which replaces the last part of the original song.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "The Sadist Nation" (feat. Tomas Lindberg) – 5:13
  2. "Pay Phones and Pills" – 5:44
  3. "Oklahoma" – 4:00
  4. "Marching to the Killing Rhythm" - 4:20
  5. "The Misinformation Age" (feat. Anders Björler) – 5:41
  6. "Seven Day Lie" – 4:46
  7. "Accessible Losses" – 8:03
  8. "The Patriot Virus" – 5:17
  9. "Veritas, Aequitas" (feat. Peter Wichers & Marcus Sunnesson) – 12:57
  10. "With Friends Like These" (Japanese Bonus Track) - 2:56
  11. "For The Soul of the Savior" (2004 Reissue Bonus Track) - 6:01

DVD[edit]

After its release, Victory Records reissued Hidden Hands of a Sadist Nation with a bonus DVD. It includes an alternate music video to "The Sadist Nation," footage from both recording and from their past tours, as well as a bonus video with tour manager Tito Picon.

Personnel[edit]

  • John Henry – vocals
  • Kris Norris – guitar
  • Mike Schleibaum – guitar
  • Paul Burnette – bass guitar
  • Ryan Parrish – drums

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