Retaliation (Carnivore album)

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Retaliation
Studio album by Carnivore
Released September 1987
1991 (CD)
2001 (reissue)
2008 (remastered)
Genre Crossover thrash, Thrash Metal
Length 44:23
Label Roadrunner
Producer Alex Perialas
Carnivore chronology
Carnivore
(1986)
Retaliation
(1987)
Alternative cover
Cover art for the 2001 reissue.

Retaliation is the second and final album by the Brooklyn crossover thrash band Carnivore. It was released in 1987 by Roadrunner Records, and later released on CD in 1991 without tracks 4 and 9. It was re-issued with a different cover on January 23, 2001, and contains three demo tracks.

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

In 2005, Retaliation was ranked number 316 in Rock Hard magazine's book of The 500 Greatest Rock & Metal Albums of All Time.[2]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Peter Steele except when noted.

  1. "Jack Daniel's and Pizza" (0:55)
  2. "Angry Neurotic Catholics" (2:48)
  3. "S.M.D." (2:27)
  4. "Ground Zero Brooklyn" (4:40)
  5. "Race War" (5:56)
  6. "Inner Conflict" (5:03)
  7. "Jesus Hitler" (5:17)
  8. "Technophobia" (3:56)
  9. "Manic Depression" (Jimi Hendrix) (3:07)
  10. "USA for USA" (3:21)
  11. "Five Billion Dead" (3:02)
  12. "Sex and Violence" (3:51)
  13. "World Wars III and IV" (demo) (7:42) - Reissue only
  14. "Carnivore" (demo) (3:41) - Reissue only
  15. "The Subhuman" (demo) (11:09) - Reissue only

Credits[edit]

Production[edit]

  • Produced & Mixed By Alex Perialas
  • Engineered By Michael Marciano & Alex Perialas

References[edit]

  1. ^ Book, John. "Carnivore Retaliation review". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2011-09-05. 
  2. ^ [...], Rock Hard (Hrsg.). [Red.: Michael Rensen. Mitarb.: Götz Kühnemund] (2005). Best of Rock & Metal die 500 stärksten Scheiben aller Zeiten. Königswinter: Heel. p. 84. ISBN 3-89880-517-4.