Darkest Day

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Darkest Day
Obituary - Darkest Day.jpg
Cover art by Andreas Marschall[1]
Studio album by
ReleasedJune 30, 2009
GenreDeath metal
ProducerMark Prator
Obituary chronology
Xecutioner's Return
Darkest Day
Inked in Blood
Professional ratings
Review scores
AllMusic4/5 stars[2]
Blabbermouth7.5/10 stars[3]
About.com3.5/5 stars[4]

Darkest Day[1] is the eighth studio album by the American death metal band Obituary. It was released on June 30, 2009 through Candlelight Records.[1] Darkest Day is the final Obituary album to feature both longtime bassist Frank Watkins, who had played in the band since Cause of Death (1990), and guitarist Ralph Santolla.

Track listing[1][edit]

All lyrics are written by John Tardy; all music is composed by Trevor Peres and Donald Tardy.

1."List of Dead"3:34
2."Blood to Give"3:35
3."Lost Inside"3:55
4."Outside My Head"3:52
6."Your Darkest Day"5:07
7."This Life"3:45
8."See Me Now"3:23
9."Fields of Pain"3:19
10."Violent Dreams"1:58
11."Truth Be Told"4:49
12."Forces Realign"4:39
13."Left to Die"6:20
Total length:52:39


  • Andreas Marschall – cover art
  • Mark Prator - mixing, production, recording


  1. ^ a b c d "Obituary: New Album Details Revealed". blabbermouth.net. April 17, 2009. Retrieved 2009-04-17.[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ Allmusic review
  3. ^ Blabbermouth review
  4. ^ About.com review