Eye of Providence (album)

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Eye of Providence
EyeofProvidence Cover.jpg
Studio album by The Agonist
Released February 23, 2015 (2015-02-23)
Genre Melodic death metal, metalcore
Length 58:45
Label Century Media Records
Producer The Agonist, Christian Donaldson
The Agonist chronology
Prisoners
(2012)
Eye of Providence
(2015)
Five
(2016)
Singles from Eye Of Providence
  1. "Gates of Horn and Ivory"
    Released: January 15, 2015
  2. "My Witness, Your Victim"
    Released: January 29, 2015
  3. "A Gentle Disease"
    Released: February 11, 2015
  4. "Danse Macabre"
    Released: April 7, 2015
  5. "Follow The Crossed Line"
    Released: September 24, 2015

Eye of Providence is the fourth studio album by Canadian metal band The Agonist. It was released on February 23, 2015 in Europe and the following day in North America.[1] It is the first full-length album featuring vocalist Vicky Psarakis since the departure of founding member and original vocalist Alissa White-Gluz in 2014. The album received general acclaim from critics, with many applauding the utilization of Psarakis' vocals and her distinction from White-Gluz.

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
About.com3.5/5 stars[2]
Damnation Magazine4.5/5 stars[3]
Metal Addicts10/10 stars[4]
Metal Forces Magazine8/10 stars[5]
Planet Mosh4/5 stars[6]
Rock n Reel Reviews4/5 stars[7]
Sea of Tranquility3.5/5 stars[8]
SkullsNBones4/5 stars[9]
Soundscape Magazine9/10 stars[10]
Sputnikmusic3/5 stars[11]
The Front Row Report8.5/10 stars[12]
The Headbanging Moose4/5 stars[13]
The Metal Pit4/5 stars[14]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleLength
1."Gates of Horn and Ivory"3:25
2."My Witness, Your Victim"4:47
3."Danse Macabre"4:01
4."I Endeavour"4:08
5."Faceless Messenger"5:00
6."Perpetual Notion"4:34
7."A Necessary Evil"3:44
8."Architects Hallucinate"4:30
9."Disconnect Me"3:32
10."The Perfect Embodiment"5:13
11."A Gentle Disease"3:45
12."Follow the Crossed Line"4:11
13."As Above, So Below"7:55
Total length:58:45

Personnel[edit]

  • Vicky Psarakis – vocals
  • Danny Marino – lead guitar
  • Pascal "Paco" Jobin – rhythm guitar
  • Chris Kells – bass
  • Simon McKay – drums

Music videos[edit]

  • "Gates of Horn and Ivory" (January 15, 2015)
  • "My Witness, Your Victim" (January 29, 2015)
  • "A Gentle Disease" (February 11, 2015)
  • "Danse Macabre" (April 7, 2015)
  • "Follow The Crossed Line" (September 24, 2015)

Charts[edit]

Chart (2015) Peak
position
Billboard Heartseekers Albums[15] 17
Japanese Albums[16] 108

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Agonist: set to release EYE OF PROVIDENCE February 24". Century Media Records. November 6, 2014. Retrieved February 21, 2015.
  2. ^ Banchs, Edward. "The Agonist – Eye of Providence Review". Retrieved February 28, 2015.
  3. ^ Albers, Matt (February 18, 2015). "Album Review: The Agonist – EYE OF PROVIDENCE". Retrieved February 28, 2015.
  4. ^ Vinterd (February 28, 2015). "The Agonist – Eye of Providence". Retrieved February 28, 2015.
  5. ^ Fisher, Mark. "THE AGONIST – Eye of Providence". Retrieved February 28, 2015.
  6. ^ Leaver, Elliot (February 14, 2015). "The Agonist – Eye of Providence". Retrieved February 28, 2015.
  7. ^ McCann, Sean Paul (February 17, 2015). "The Agonist – Eye of Providence". Retrieved February 28, 2015.
  8. ^ Pardo, Pete (February 8, 2015). "Agonist, The: Eye of Providence". Retrieved February 28, 2015.
  9. ^ Shephard, Hunter (January 27, 2015). "The Agonist: "Eye Of Providence" Review by Hunter Shepherd!". Retrieved February 28, 2015.
  10. ^ Humphries, Natalie (February 14, 2015). "The Agonist – Eye of Providence Review". Retrieved February 28, 2015.
  11. ^ Kuettel, Ben (February 25, 2015). "The Agonist – Eye of Providence". Retrieved February 28, 2015.
  12. ^ Hunker, Eric (February 25, 2015). "The Agonist: Eye of Providence Review". Retrieved February 28, 2015.
  13. ^ Scuderi, Gustavo (February 22, 2015). "Album Review – The Agonist / Eye of Providence (2015)". Retrieved February 28, 2015.
  14. ^ Lewis, Patricia (January 29, 2015). "The Agonist – Eye of Providence". Retrieved February 28, 2015.
  15. ^ "The Agonist Chart History". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved May 22, 2015.
  16. ^ "Eye of Providence - The Agonist" (in Japanese). oricon ME inc. Retrieved May 22, 2015.