Rise Above: 24 Black Flag Songs to Benefit the West Memphis Three

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Rise Above
Studio album by Rollins Band
Released October 8, 2002
Recorded May-June 2002
Genre Hardcore punk
Length 55:25
Label Sanctuary Records
Producer Henry Rollins
Rollins Band chronology
The Only Way to Know for Sure
Rise Above
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Rise Above: 24 Black Flag Songs to Benefit the West Memphis Three is the eighth full-length studio album by the Rollins Band. The album consists of covers of Black Flag songs by the Rollins Band, with vocalists from various well-known rock, hip hop, punk and metal artists (as well as certain members of Black Flag) singing. All money raised from sales of the album were donated to the legal funds of the West Memphis Three.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Greg Ginn, except where noted. 

No. Title Featured vocalists Length
1. "Rise Above"   Chuck D, Henry Rollins 2:11
2. "Nervous Breakdown"   Keith Morris 1:57
3. "Fix Me"   Iggy Pop 0:54
4. "American Waste" (Chuck Dukowski) Neil Fallon 1:32
5. "I've Had It"   Cedric Bixler-Zavala 1:22
6. "I've Heard It Before" (Ginn, Dukowski) Jeff Moreira 1:37
7. "Room 13" (Ginn, Medea) Corey Taylor 1:58
8. "Wasted" (Ginn, Keith Morris) Exene Cervenka, Rollins 0:53
9. "Jealous Again"   Nick Oliveri 1:43
10. "TV Party"   Rollins 3:33
11. "No Values"   Hank Williams III 1:35
12. "Gimme Gimme Gimme"   Dean Ween 1:45
13. "Depression"   Casey Chaos 2:15
14. "Six Pack"   Mike Patton 2:15
15. "Police Story"   Ice-T 1:33
16. "Revenge"   Tom Araya 0:53
17. "Thirsty and Miserable" (Robo, Medea, Dez Cadena) Lemmy 2:12
18. "What I See" (Dukowski) Chuck Dukowski 1:55
19. "No More" (Dukowski) Tim Armstrong, Lars Frederiksen 2:12
20. "Black Coffee"   Rollins 4:49
21. "Slip It In"   Rollins, Inger Lorre 6:37
22. "Annihilate This Week"   Rollins, Kira Roessler 3:59
23. "My War" (Dukowski) Rollins 3:47
24. "Nervous Breakdown"   Ryan Adams 1:58
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  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Rollins, Henry (2002). Rise Above: 24 Black Flag Songs to Benefit the West Memphis Three (CD booklet). Rollins Band. London: Sanctuary Records Group. pp. 2–4. 06076-84573-2.