Violence (album)

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Violence
Studio album by Nothingface
Released September 5, 2000
Recorded Armoury Studios (Vancouver, B.C.)
Genre Alternative metal
Length 49:27
Label TVT Records
Producer Drew Mazurek
Nothingface chronology
An Audio Guide to Everyday Atrocity
(1998)
Violence
(2000)
Skeletons
(2003)

Violence is the third album by the Washington, D.C.-based alternative metal band Nothingface. The album was released on September 5, 2000, via TVT Records.

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
Sputnikmusic 4.5/5 stars[2]

Violence received positive reviews. CMJ included it in their "Best Loud Rock Albums" of 2000 and called it, "A complex collection of stellar songs... with a flesh-slicing, hate-infused edge... the year's finest heavy-with-melody album."[3][4] Allmusic gave the album 4 stars out of 5 and said, "The combo strives for freshness and originality, providing a compelling blend of melody and brute force." The band described the album as "the soundtrack for the end of the world."[5]

Track listing[edit]

All lyrics written by Matt Holt

No. Title Music Length
1. "Make Your Own Bones"   Matt Holt, Chris Houck 3:29
2. "Bleeder"   Matt Holt, Chris Houck 3:29
3. "Same Solution"   Matt Holt, Chris Houck 4:22
4. "For All the Sin"   Matt Holt, Chris Houck 4:23
5. "Can't Wait for Violence"   Matt Holt, Chris Houck 4:29
6. "Dead Like Me"   Matt Holt, Chris Houck 4:12
7. "Blue Skin"   Matt Holt, Chris Houck 4:18
8. "Filthy"   Matt Holt, Chris Houck 4:49
9. "Hidden Hands"   Matt Holt, Chris Houck 4:08
10. "American Love"   Matt Holt, Chris Houck 3:17
11. "Everlasting Godstopper"   Matt Holt, Chris Houck 5:04
12. "Piss & Vinegar"   Matt Holt, Chris Houck 3:27

Credits[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ http://www.sputnikmusic.com/review/9706/Nothingface-Violence
  3. ^ 1/08/01 p. 24, 9/4/00 p. 32
  4. ^ http://www.cduniverse.com/productinfo.asp?pid=1019028 CD Universe
  5. ^ http://www.angelfire.com/pe/soulfly69/Nothingface.htm