Resurrection (Chimaira album)
|Studio album by Chimaira|
|Released||March 6, 2007|
|Genre||Groove metal, metalcore, thrash metal|
|Length||51:35 (regular edition)
59:03 (limited edition)
|Label||Ferret Music (U.S.)
Nuclear Blast (Worldwide)
|Chronicles of Chaos|||
|Lords of Metal||(9.2/10)|
Resurrection is the fourth studio album by Chimaira, released on March 6, 2007. Debuting at number 42 on the Billboard 200 charts, Resurrection shipped about 16,000 copies sold in its first week. The album was released in two forms: a regular version, and a limited edition version with different cover artwork and a DVD documentary of the making of the album. Chimaira's first album with Ferret Music since leaving Roadrunner Records, Resurrection features drummer Andols Herrick who rejoined the group.
There's also a tin box limited to 500 copies from Nuclear Blast Germany, that includes the album with the DVD, plus six pictures of the band and a numbered authenticity certificate.
The title track appears on the soundtrack for the video game Saint's Row 2.
All lyrics written by Mark Hunter.
|1.||"Resurrection"||Arnold, DeVries, Hunter||4:37|
|2.||"Pleasure in Pain"||Hunter, Arnold||3:04|
|4.||"Six"||Arnold, DeVries, Hunter, Herrick||9:44|
|5.||"No Reason to Live"||Arnold||3:44|
|6.||"Killing the Beast"||Hunter||3:47|
|8.||"End It All"||Arnold, Hunter||4:22|
|9.||"Black Heart"||Hunter, Arnold||4:34|
|10.||"Needle"||DeVries, Hunter, Arnold||3:08|
|11.||"Empire"||DeVries, Hunter, Arnold||5:39|
|Limited edition bonus tracks|
|12.||"Kingdom of Heartache"||4:11|
- Mark Hunter – vocals, rhythm guitar, keyboards, theremin, samplers
- Rob Arnold – lead guitar
- Matt DeVries – rhythm guitar
- Jim LaMarca – bass guitar
- Andols Herrick – drums
- Chris Spicuzza – keyboards, backing vocals
- Additional Musicians
- Jason Suecof – additional keyboards and samples
- Morgoth the Impaler - keyboards on Empire
- Steve Steverson – backing vocals
- Produced by Jason Suecof at Audiohammer Studios
- Mixed, engineered and tracked drums by Andy Sneap at Backstage Studios
- Additional engineering by Mark Lewis
- Mastered by Ted Jensen at Sterling Sound
- Artwork by Dennis Sibeijn
- Photography by Todd Bell
- Allmusic review
- About.com review
- Blabbermouth.net review
- Katie Hasty, "Notorious B.I.G. Scores Another 'Great' On The Billboard 200", Billboard.com, March 14, 2007.
- Metalstorm.net, "Top 100 Metalcore Albums"