60 Second Wipe Out

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60 Second Wipe Out
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Studio album by Atari Teenage Riot
Released May 11, 1999 (1999-05-11)
Genre Hardcore techno, hardcore punk, noise, digital hardcore
Length 54:20
Label Digital Hardcore (Europe)
Elektra (U.S.)
Producer Alec Empire
Atari Teenage Riot chronology
Burn, Berlin, Burn!
(1997)Burn, Berlin, Burn!1997
60 Second Wipe Out
Live at Brixton Academy
(1999)Live at Brixton Academy1999
Singles from 60 Second Wipe Out
  1. "Atari Teenage Riot II"
    Released: 1999
  2. "Too Dead for Me"
    Released: October 1, 1999
  3. "Revolution Action"
    Released: December 28, 1999
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]
Entertainment Weekly B+[2]
Pitchfork Media 3.6/10[3]
Robert Christgau (dud)[4]
Rolling Stone 3/5 stars[5]

60 Second Wipe Out is the third studio album by Atari Teenage Riot, before their hiatus. This album showcased a newer sound, as Nic Endo had now became a member of the band. Fewer samples were used. Although heavily electronic in sound, the album was recorded on live instruments, that were then fed back and digitally altered. It was mixed by Andy Wallace and features a variety of guest artists including Dino Cazares of Fear Factory, The Arsonists, and Kathleen Hanna. The album was also issued as a double CD which featured a live show from Philadelphia. Other versions also featured the B-side "Paranoid", and "No Remorse (I Wanna Die)" (featuring Slayer) from the Spawn soundtrack.

Empire recalls working on the record with producer Andy Wallace:

Track listing[edit]

CD1 – 60 Second Wipe Out[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Revolution Action" Alec Empire/Hanin Elias 4:09
2. "By Any Means Necessary" Empire 2:38
3. "Western Decay" Empire 5:50
4. "Atari Teenage Riot II" Empire 6:08
5. "Ghostchase" Empire/Elias 4:34
6. "Too Dead For Me" Empire/Elias 4:17
7. "U.S. Fade Out" Empire 2:52
8. "The Virus Has Been Spread"   1:15
9. "Digital Hardcore" Empire 4:11
10. "Death Of A President D.I.Y.!" (featuring Dino Cazares) Empire/Elias 4:43
11. "Your Uniform (Does Not Impress Me!)" (featuring MC D-Stroy from The Arsonists) Empire/David Melendez 5:48
12. "No Success" (featuring Freestyle, Kathleen Hanna) Empire/Elias/Melendez/Kathleen Hanna 3:48
13. "Anarchy 999" (featuring The Arsonists, Kinetics) Empire/Melendez/Andy Wallace/Anthony Quiles/G. Barreto/J. Perez 4:07

CD2 – Live In Philadelphia, December 1997[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Get Up While You Can" 5:10
2. "Deutschland Has Gotta Die!" 3:03
3. "Sick To Death" 3:45
4. "Destroy 2000 Years Of Culture" 3:51
5. "Not Your Business" 2:59
6. "Speed" 5:20
7. "Into The Death" 3:24
8. "Atari Teenage Riot" 3:17
9. "Midijunkies" 7:41


  1. ^ "60 Second Wipe Out Review". Allmusic. Retrieved 6 May 2011. 
  2. ^ Weingarten, Marc (1999-05-14). "60 Second Wipeout Review". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 2012-05-24. 
  3. ^ "60 Second Wipe Out Review". Pitchfork Media. Archived from the original on 2001-11-19. 
  4. ^ Christgau, Robert. "CG: Atari Teenage Riot". RobertChristgau.com. Retrieved 2012-05-24. 
  5. ^ Salamon, Jeff (1999-05-27). "60 Second Wipe Out Review". Rolling Stone. Archived from the original on 2007-10-01. Retrieved 2012-05-24. 
  6. ^ Purssell, Guy. "Interview: Alec Empire". Neu! Magazine. Archived from the original on July 21, 2011. Retrieved 2008-02-11. 

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