Conformicide

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Conformicide
Havok - Conformicide.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedMarch 10, 2017
Recorded2016
GenreThrash metal
Length57:49
LabelCentury Media
ProducerSteve Evetts
Havok chronology
Unnatural Selection
(2013)
Conformicide
(2017)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Currently Streaming9.2/10 stars[1]
Metal Injection10/10 [2]
Rock Hard7.5/10[3]
Team Rock3/5 stars[4]

Conformicide is the fourth studio album by American thrash metal band Havok, released on March 10, 2017.[5][6][7] It is Havok's first album for Century Media Records after having released their three previous albums and 2012 EP Point of No Return on Candlelight Records, their first release with bassist Nick Schendzielos and their first studio album since Unnatural Selection (2013), making it the longest gap between the band's albums.

Track listing[edit]

All lyrics written by David Sanchez; all music composed by Havok[8].

No.TitleLength
1."F.P.C."5:20
2."Hang 'Em High"4:49
3."Dogmaniacal"5:55
4."Intention to Deceive"5:42
5."Ingsoc"7:41
6."Masterplan"6:25
7."Peace Is in Pieces"5:17
8."Claiming Certainty"3:42
9."Wake Up"5:41
10."Circling the Drain"7:17
Total length:57:49

Personnel[edit]

Havok[edit]

Guests[edit]

  • John Hernandez – additional shouting
  • Tim Ryan – Introductory news announcement in "Intention to Deceive"

Charts[edit]

Chart (2017) Peak
position
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Flanders)[11] 124
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)[12] 94
Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade)[13] 96
Greek Albums (IFPI)[14] 68

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kesterson, Kristin (February 27, 2017). "Havok - Conformicide Review". Currently Streaming. Retrieved February 27, 2017.
  2. ^ "Album Review: HAVOK Conformicide". Metal Injection. 2017-03-10.
  3. ^ Bittner, Ronny. "Review Album: Havok — Conformicide". Rock Hard (in German) (358). Retrieved 2017-08-06.
  4. ^ "Havok - Conformicide album review". March 10, 2017. Retrieved August 6, 2017.
  5. ^ "HAVOK: ANNOUNCE 4TH STUDIO ALBUM 'CONFORMICIDE,' COMING MARCH 10, 2017; NORTH AMERICAN HEADLINING TOUR IN FEBRUARY". centurymedia.com. December 20, 2016. Retrieved December 27, 2016.
  6. ^ "Details of New Album "Conformicide" Released By Havok". metalunderground.com. December 20, 2016. Retrieved December 27, 2016.
  7. ^ "HAVOK Announce Fourth Studio Album Conformicide". KNAC.com. December 20, 2016. Retrieved December 27, 2016.
  8. ^ "All riffs, beats, grooves, and melodies were composed, arranged and performed by Havok" while "All verbiage was written, scribbled, or typed by David Sanchez", as stated in the CD edition's booklet
  9. ^ Henkelmann, Carsten. "Havok: Conformicide - CD, 2017, Digipak". Musik-Sammler.de. Retrieved August 6, 2017.
  10. ^ Henkelmann, Carsten. "Havok: Conformicide - 2-LP + CD, 2017, Plastic PVC Sleeve, Etched Vinyl, Gatefold, 180 Gramm Vinyl". Musik-Sammler.de. Retrieved August 6, 2017.
  11. ^ "Ultratop.be – Havok – Conformicide" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved March 18, 2017.
  12. ^ "Offiziellecharts.de – Havok – Conformicide" (in German). GfK Entertainment Charts. Retrieved March 18, 2017.
  13. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Havok – Conformicide". Hung Medien. Retrieved March 22, 2017.
  14. ^ "Greekcharts.com – Havok – Conformicide". Hung Medien. Retrieved May 08, 2017.