The Terror State

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The Terror State
Studio album by Anti-Flag
Released October 21, 2003
Genre Punk rock
Length 36:48
Label Fat Wreck Chords
Producer Tom Morello, Nick DiDia
Anti-Flag chronology
BYO Split Series, Vol. 4
(2002)
The Terror State
(2003)
For Blood and Empire
(2006)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
Punknews.org 4.5/5 stars[2]

The Terror State is the fourth full length album by Pittsburgh punk rock band Anti-Flag; released October 21, 2003 on the independent label Fat Wreck Chords. The album's artwork was regarded as somewhat controversial (Picturing lead vocalist Justin Sane's niece, Rachel, amongst rubble holding an automatic handgun), and the band was forced to create an alternate version (which was simply all black with the Terror State logo centered). for sale in some larger chain stores, such as Wal-Mart.[3]

Produced by Rage Against the Machine guitarist Tom Morello, The Terror State was hailed as Anti-Flag's most polished album to date. The album made #1 on KTUH's charts on the week of January 19, 2004.[4] As of April 3, 2008, the album has sold 106,000 copies.[5]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Turncoat"   2:10
2. "Rank-N-File"   3:46
3. "Post-War Breakout" (Woody Guthrie)"   3:11
4. "Sold as Freedom"   2:16
5. "Power to the Peaceful"   2:57
6. "Mind the G.A.T.T."   3:14
7. "You Can Kill the Protester, But You Can't Kill the Protest"   2:33
8. "When You Don't Control Your Government People Want to Kill You"   2:47
9. "Wake Up!"   2:35
10. "Tearing Down the Borders"   3:07
11. "Death of a Nation"   1:55
12. "Operation Iraqi Liberation"   2:21
13. "One People, One Struggle"   3:01
14. "Fuck the Flag" (bonus track) 0:52

Personnel[edit]

  • Justin Sane- Guitar & lead vocals
  • Chris Head- Guitar & vocals
  • Chris #2- Bass & lead vocals
  • Pat Thetic- Drums

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Punknews.org review
  3. ^ {Sounds Like A Revolution Documentary}
  4. ^ [1][dead link]
  5. ^ "Anti-Flag: Frequently Asked Questions". Post-gazette.com. 2008-04-03. Retrieved 2012-03-11.