Resurrection (Chimaira album)

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Resurrection
Studio album by Chimaira
Released March 6, 2007 (2007-03-06)
Recorded 2006
Genre Groove metal, metalcore, thrash metal
Length 51:35 (regular edition)
59:03 (limited edition)
Label Ferret Music (U.S.)
Nuclear Blast (Worldwide)
Producer Jason Suecof
Chimaira chronology
Chimaira
(2005)
Resurrection
(2007)
The Infection
(2009)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]
About.com 4.5/5 stars[2]
Blabbermouth.net 9/10 stars[3]
Pyro Music 8/10 stars[4]
Metal Injection 7/10 stars[5]
Thrashpit 7/10 stars[6]
Chronicles of Chaos 7.5/10 stars[7]
411Mania 8/10 stars[8]
Lords of Metal (9.2/10)[9]
Metal Invader 5/5 stars[10]
Tartarean Desire 7.5/10 stars[11]

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.[12] 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.

The international edition issued by Nuclear Blast was issued in a digipak along with the DVD documentary. However, the cover artwork was the standard one.

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.

The album is also listed on Metal Storm's top 100 metal albums.[13]

Track listing[edit]

All lyrics written by Mark Hunter. 

No. Title Music Length
1. "Resurrection"   Arnold, DeVries, Hunter 4:37
2. "Pleasure in Pain"   Hunter, Arnold 3:04
3. "Worthless"   Arnold, DeVries 3:44
4. "Six"   Arnold, DeVries, Hunter, Herrick 9:44
5. "No Reason to Live"   Arnold 3:44
6. "Killing the Beast"   Hunter 3:47
7. "The Flame"   Arnold 5:23
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
Total length:
51:35

Personnel[edit]

Chimaira
Additional Musicians
  • Jason Suecof – additional keyboards and samples
  • Morgoth the Impaler - keyboards on Empire
  • Steve Steverson – backing vocals
Production
  • 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

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