Iconoclast (Part 1: The Final Resistance)

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Iconoclast (Part 1: The Final Resistance)
Studio album by Heaven Shall Burn
Released January 25, 2008 (2008-01-25)
Studio Rape of Harmonies Studios, Germany
Genre Death metal, black metal[1]
Length 58:09
Label Century Media
Producer Alexander Dietz, Maik Weichert
Heaven Shall Burn chronology
Deaf to Our Prayers
(2006)
Iconoclast
(Part 1: The Final Resistance)

(2008)
Invictus
(Iconoclast III)

(2010)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
About.com 3.5/5 stars[2]
AllMusic 3/5 stars[1]
Rock Hard 9.0/10[3]
Sputnikmusic 4.0/5[4]

Iconoclast (Part 1: The Final Resistance) is the fifth studio album by the German extreme metal band Heaven Shall Burn. The album was released in Europe on 28 January 2008, followed by an American release on 5 February 2008; both dates through Century Media Records.

The album entered the German Media Control chart at No. 21.

Track listing[edit]

Standard Edition CD
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Awoken" (Intro) Ólafur Arnalds 1:29
2. "Endzeit"     4:18
3. "Like a Thousand Suns"     3:46
4. "Murderers of all Murderers"     3:55
5. "Forlorn Skies"     4:51
6. "A Dying Ember"     6:57
7. "Joel"     5:03
8. "A Quest for Resistance"     4:51
9. "Black Tears" (Edge of Sanity cover) Dan Swanö 3:06
10. "The Bombs of My Saviours"     4:22
11. "Against All Lies"     5:08
12. "The Disease"     2:46
13. "Equinox"   Arnalds 3:10
14. "Atonement"     4:35
Total length:
58:09

Personnel[edit]

Production and performance credits are adapted from the album liner notes.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2008) Peak
position
Austrian Albums (Ö3 Austria)[5] 65
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)[6] 21
Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade)[7] 97
US Top Heatseekers Albums (Billboard)[8] 30

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Iconoclast I: The Final Resistance at AllMusic. Retrieved September 21, 2014.
  2. ^ Bowar, Chad. "Heaven Shall Burn - Iconoclast Part 1: The Final Resistance". heavymetal.about.com. About.com. Retrieved September 21, 2014. 
  3. ^ Albrecht, Frank. "Rock Hard - Iconoclast review". www.rockhard.de (in German). Retrieved September 21, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Heaven Shall Burn Iconoclast (Part 1: The Final Resistance)". www.sputnikmusic.com. Sputnikmusic.com. Retrieved September 21, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Heaven Shall Burn – Iconoclast" (in German). Austriancharts.at. Hung Medien. Retrieved October 18, 2014.
  6. ^ "Longplay-Chartverfolgung at Musicline" (in German). Musicline.de. Phononet GmbH. Retrieved October 18, 2014.
  7. ^ "Heaven Shall Burn – Iconoclast". Swisscharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved June 21, 2014.
  8. ^ "Heaven Shall Burn Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Top Heatseekers Albums for Heaven Shall Burn.

External links[edit]

Iconoclast at AllMusic