Dead Reflection

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Dead Reflection
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Studio album by Silverstein
Released July 14, 2017
Recorded Late 2016 - Early 2017
Genre Post-hardcore,[1][2] screamo[3]
Length 41:20
Label Rise
Producer
Silverstein chronology
I Am Alive in Everything I Touch
(2015)
Dead Reflection
(2017)
Singles from Dead Reflection
  1. "Retrograde"
    Released: May 18, 2017
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic57/100[4]
Review scores
SourceRating
Noizze6.5/10 [2]
PopMatters6/10 stars [5]
Punknews.org3.5/5 stars [6]
Spill Magazine3/5 stars [7]
Rock Sound7/10 [1]

Dead Reflection is the ninth[1] studio album by Canadian post-hardcore band Silverstein, released on July 14, 2017 through Rise Records worldwide[8] and New Damage Records in Canada.[9]

Background and recording[edit]

In December 2016, Shane Told spoke to Alternative Press about their single "Ghost" and the then-upcoming album Dead Reflection.[10]

In an interview with Alternative Press on June 15, 2017, Told detailed what drove the writing of Dead Reflection:[11]

On June 28, 2017, Silverstein released[12] a studio documentary to give fans more information about the album and the making of it.

Release[edit]

On October 13, 2016, Silverstein debuted the stand-alone single "Ghost" on Sirius XM Faction,[13] and released a music video[14] for the song. "Ghost" is featured on Dead Reflection.

On May 18, 2017, Silverstein announced the title of the album,[10] and debuted the first single, "Retrograde", with its own music video.[15]

On June 15, 2017, Silverstein premiered "Lost Positives" through Alternative Press' website, where Told and Paul Marc Rousseau discussed the song and album in a short interview.[11]

On July 6, 2017, Silverstein released the track "Whiplash" through Rise Records' YouTube channel.[16] "Mirror Box" was released on July 10.[17]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleLength
1."Last Looks"2:53
2."Retrograde"3:11
3."Lost Positives"3:42
4."Ghost"3:31
5."Aquamarine"3:44
6."Mirror Box"3:48
7."Demons"3:02
8."The Afterglow"3:08
9."Cut and Run"2:52
10."Secret's Safe"3:43
11."Whiplash"2:58
12."Wake Up"4:48
Total length:41:20

Charts[edit]

Chart (2017) Peak
position
Canadian Albums (Billboard)[18] 64
US Billboard 200[19] 46
US Top Alternative Albums (Billboard)[20] 9
US Top Rock Albums (Billboard)[21] 8
US Top Hard Rock Albums (Billboard)[22] 3

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Rogers, Jack (July 5, 2017). "Silverstein - 'Dead Reflection' - Reviews". Rock Sound. Freeway Press Inc. Retrieved July 14, 2017. 
  2. ^ a b Pugh, Kristian (July 11, 2017). "Silverstein - Dead Reflection | Album Review". Noizze. Retrieved August 10, 2017. 
  3. ^ https://www.punkrocktheory.com/music_reviews/silverstein-dead-reflection
  4. ^ http://www.metacritic.com/music/dead-reflection/silverstein
  5. ^ Ragucos, Dustin (July 25, 2017). "Silverstein: Dead Reflection". PopMatters. PopMatters Media, Inc. Retrieved August 10, 2017. 
  6. ^ RENALDO69 (July 11, 2017). "Silverstein - Dead Reflection". Punknews.org. Aubin Paul. Retrieved August 10, 2017. 
  7. ^ Unsworth, Dale. "Silverstein - Dead Reflection". Spill Magazine. Retrieved August 10, 2017. 
  8. ^ "Dead Reflection by Silverstein". Retrieved 2017-07-12. 
  9. ^ ""Dead Reflection" Silverstein | New Damage Records". New Damage Records. Retrieved 2017-07-12. 
  10. ^ a b "Silverstein announce new album, 'Dead Reflection,' debut new song, 'Retrograde' – News – Alternative Press". Alternative Press. Retrieved 2017-07-12. 
  11. ^ a b "Silverstein premiere new song 'Lost Positives' and discuss new album 'Dead Reflection' – Features – Alternative Press". Alternative Press. Retrieved 2017-07-12. 
  12. ^ riserecords (2017-06-28). "Silverstein - Studio Documentary". Retrieved 2017-07-12. 
  13. ^ "Silverstein". Facebook. Retrieved 2017-07-12. 
  14. ^ riserecords (2016-10-13). "Silverstein - Ghost (Official Music Video)". Retrieved 2017-07-12. 
  15. ^ riserecords (2017-05-18). "Silverstein - Retrograde (Official Music Video)". Retrieved 2017-07-12. 
  16. ^ riserecords (2017-07-06). "Silverstein - Whiplash". Retrieved 2017-07-12. 
  17. ^ riserecords (2017-07-10). "Silverstein - Mirror Box". Retrieved 2017-07-12. 
  18. ^ "Silverstein Chart History (Canadian Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved July 25, 2017.
  19. ^ "Silverstein Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved July 25, 2017.
  20. ^ "Silverstein Chart History (Top Alternative Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved July 25, 2017.
  21. ^ "Silverstein Chart History (Top Rock Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved July 25, 2017.
  22. ^ "Silverstein Chart History (Top Hard Rock Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved July 25, 2017.