Time for Annihilation

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Time for Annihilation: On the Record & On the Road
Studio album with live tracks by Papa Roach
Released August 31, 2010
Recorded December 2009 (live tracks)
January–March 2010 (studio tracks)
Genre Hard rock, alternative rock, alternative metal, nu metal, rap metal
Length 60:16
73:46 (UK edition)
Label Eleven Seven Music
Producer David Bendeth
Papa Roach chronology
...To Be Loved: The Best of Papa Roach
(2010)
Time for Annihilation
(2010)
The Connection
(2012)
Singles from Time for Annihilation
  1. "Kick in the Teeth"
    Released: June 22, 2010
  2. "Burn"
    Released: November 26, 2010
  3. "No Matter What"
    Released: June 2011
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Kerrang! 4/5 stars
Rock Sound 7/10 stars[1]
Type 3 Media 6.5/10 stars[2]

Time for Annihilation: On the Record & On the Road is the first live album by California rock band Papa Roach. It was released on August 31, 2010. Jerry Horton said in a blog on the band's official website that they recorded it on the last run of the tour with Shinedown. Later, Jacoby Shaddix reported on the site that five entirely new tracks had been written and would be studio recorded and released with the Time for Annihilation album. The first single, "Kick in the Teeth", was released on June 22, 2010. The album's name is a lyric quote from the song "Crash" from the band's 2006 album, The Paramour Sessions.

Background[edit]

In January 2010, the band also said on their website that they would release 'Big News' soon. In February, Jerry Horton confirmed that the 'Big News' was the announcement of a live album, which they recorded during five shows of their 2009 co-headlining tour with Shinedown. They were also recording five new songs for it, making it a combination of a studio and a live album.[3]

In March, Jacoby said he was recording vocals for songs called "Nemesis" and "No Matter What". That month, the band also released the teaser for the live album, confirming the release date to be in the summer of 2010. In June, on Nikki Sixx's radio show, Sixx Sense, Jacoby confirmed that one of the new songs was called "One Track Mind". The song was previously titled "Nemesis" but was changed to "One Track Mind" after Jacoby changed the chorus of the song.[4]

On June 29, the band's former label, Geffen Records, released a greatest hits compilation of the band's biggest hits, titled ...To Be Loved: The Best of Papa Roach. The band, however, told fans not to buy it.[5]

In an interview with Upvenue, Tobin Esperance explained that Time for Annihilation was really just the end of a decade of Papa Roach. "We put out five major label, full-length records, and we were transitioning from a major label, going independent, and we wanted to do something different [...] we'd always talked about doing a live record, and it turned into 'let's add a couple of bonus songs' [...] and now it's half live, half new songs and it's kind of the past and present of Papa Roach, and I think it's a good representation and a good reminder of what this band's about, [...] and it gives you a look at where our sound can go."[6]

Hidden message[edit]

On the album there is a special message recorded by Jacoby Shaddix. It is heard at the last 0:39 of "Last Resort (Live)". The message encourages fans to help fight homelessness and hunger. He asks fans to take out their phones and to text a number to WhyHunger to donate $5 to them.[7]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Jacoby Shaddix and Tobin Esperance, unless where noted. 

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Burn"   Jacoby Shaddix, Tobin Esperance, Bobby Huff 3:26
2. "One Track Mind"   Jacoby Shaddix, Tobin Esperance, James Michael, David Bendeth 3:26
3. "Kick in the Teeth"   Jacoby Shaddix, Tobin Esperance, Huff 3:11
4. "No Matter What"   Jacoby Shaddix, Tobin Esperance, James Michael, David Bendeth 3:33
5. "The Enemy"   Jacoby Shaddix, Tobin Esperance, Bendeth 3:38
6. "Getting Away with Murder" (Live) Jacoby Shaddix, Tobin Esperance, Jerry Horton 4:14
7. "...To Be Loved" (Live) Shaddix, Esperance 3:55
8. "Lifeline" (Live) Shaddix, Esperance, Michael 4:18
9. "Scars" (Live) Shaddix, Esperance 4:59
10. "Hollywood Whore" (Live) Shaddix, Esperance, Horton 4:08
11. "Time Is Running Out" (Live) Shaddix, Esperance 3:57
12. "Forever" (Live) Shaddix, Esperance, Dave Buckner, Horton 6:50
13. "Between Angels and Insects" (Live) Shaddix, Esperance, Buckner, Horton 5:09
14. "Last Resort" (Live) Shaddix, Esperance, Buckner, Horton 5:39
Total length:
60:16

UK Edition

No. Title Writer(s) Length
15. "I Almost Told You That I Loved You" (Live) Shaddix, Esperance, Michael 3:15
16. "Dead Cell" (Live) Shaddix, Esperance, Buckner, Horton 6:09
17. "No Matter What" (Demo) Shaddix, Esperance, Michael, Bendeth 4:06

UK Edition DVD

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Kick in the Teeth" (Live)   3:15
2. "Kick in the Teeth" (Music Video)   3:11
3. "EPK (Inside Look)" (Video)   6:16

Personnel[edit]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2010) Peak
position
Germany Albums Charts [8] 31
US Billboard 200 [9] 23

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kerswell, Ronnie. "Papa Roach - Time For Annihilation: On The Record And On The Road". Rock Sound. Retrieved 24 September 2010. 
  2. ^ P., J. "Album Review: Papa Roach – Time for Annihilation". Type 3 Media. Retrieved 24 September 2010. 
  3. ^ "Papa Roach : In the studio". paparoach.com. Retrieved 2010-03-05. 
  4. ^ "Media Player". Sixx Sense. Retrieved 2012-03-12. 
  5. ^ Cook, James (June 25, 2010). "Papa Roach in TC, backing new record". Traverse City Record-Eagle. Retrieved July 17, 2010. 
  6. ^ "Papa Roach Video Interview". UpVenue. 24 March 2011. Retrieved 2011-03-24. 
  7. ^ "Papa Roach Continue To Support The Fight Against Hunger And Homelessness Through Whyhunger With A Hidden Track On New Album". MVRemix. Retrieved 2012-03-12. 
  8. ^ "Album Top 50 - Alle Musikvideos - Chart". MTV.de. Retrieved 2012-03-12. 
  9. ^ "Papa Roach Songs". Billboard.com. Retrieved 2012-03-12.