Gutter Phenomenon

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Gutter Phenomenon
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Studio album by Every Time I Die
Released August 23, 2005 (2005-08-23)
Genre Southern rock,[1][2] metalcore,[3] hardcore punk[4]
Length 34:22
Label Ferret
Producer Machine
Every Time I Die chronology
Hot Damn!
(2003)
Gutter Phenomenon
(2005)
The Big Dirty
(2007)

Gutter Phenomenon is the third studio album by American metalcore band Every Time I Die.

Release[edit]

It was released on August 23, 2005 on Ferret Records. From February to April 2006, the group toured across North America with Bleeding Through.[5] In early May, it was announced that a video was filmed for "The New Black".[6] Also in May, the band toured the UK with support from Protest the Hero.[7] On June 13, a deluxe edition of Gutter Phenomenon was released, it included a DVD with footage from their tour with Bleeding Through.[6] The band went on the 2006 edition of the Warped Tour.[8] On August 23, it was announced that bassist Chris Byrnes left the band and was replaced by former The Chariot member Keller Harbin.[9] In October and November, the band supported Atreyu on their tour of the U.S.[10] The album was reissued on vinyl as part of a box set along with Last Night in Town (2001) and Hot Damn! (2003). The box set was released on December 12 through Suburban Home Records.[11]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AbsolutePunk (87%) [12]
Allmusic 3/5 stars [13]
Lambgoat 7/10 stars [14]
Sputnikmusic 4.5/5 stars [15]
Punknews.org 3.5/5 stars [16]

By August 2006, the album had sold over 68,000 copies.[17]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Apocalypse Now and Then" 2:33
2. "Kill the Music" (featuring Gerard Way of My Chemical Romance) 3:14
3. "Bored Stiff" 2:18
4. "Easy Tiger" 3:02
5. "Tusk and Temper" 3:55
6. "The New Black" 2:52
7. "Champing at the Bit" (featuring Daryl Palumbo of Glassjaw and Head Automatica) 3:57
8. "Gloom and How it Gets That Way" 1:57
9. "Guitarred and Feathered" 3:56
10. "L'Astronaut" 3:05
11. "Pretty Dirty" 3:33

Personnel[edit]

Chart positions[edit]

Album - Billboard (North America)

Year Chart Position
2005 The Billboard 200 71
Top Independent Albums 10

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Every Time I Die - "Gutter Phenomenon" (CD)". metalunderground. 
  2. ^ "Every Time I Die Gutter Phenomenon". Lambgoat. 
  3. ^ "Every Time I Die - "Gutter Phenomenon" (CD)". metalunderground. 
  4. ^ "Every Time I Die Gutter Phenomenon (2005)". Punk news. 
  5. ^ "Bleeding Through post three new songs, announce 2006 tour plans". Alternative Press. December 1, 2005. Retrieved June 25, 2016. 
  6. ^ a b "Every Time I Die to reissue Gutter Phenomenon this June". Alternative Press. May 2, 2006. Retrieved July 27, 2016. 
  7. ^ "Protest The Hero touring with DragonForce, Every Time I Die - News". Alternative Press. April 5, 2006. Retrieved July 26, 2016. 
  8. ^ "Warped Tour confirms tour routing, venues, more bands". Alternative Press. March 2, 2006. Retrieved July 19, 2016. 
  9. ^ "Every Time I Die officially becomes the Spinal Tap of metalcore". Alternative Press. August 23, 2006. Retrieved August 4, 2016. 
  10. ^ "Atreyu/From First To Last/Every Time I Die/Chiodos touring". Alternative Press. August 8, 2006. Retrieved August 1, 2016. 
  11. ^ "Suburban Home to release Every Time I Die vinyl box set". Alternative Press. November 9, 2006. Retrieved August 7, 2016. 
  12. ^ "Every Time I Die - Gutter Phenomenon - Album Review". AbsolutePunk.net. 2005-08-23. Retrieved 2012-02-20. 
  13. ^ Gutter Phenomenon at AllMusic
  14. ^ "Every Time I Die - Gutter Phenomenon review". Lambgoat. Retrieved 2012-02-20. 
  15. ^ "Every Time I Die - Gutter Phenomenon (album review)". Sputnikmusic. 2005-09-04. Retrieved 2012-02-20. 
  16. ^ "Every Time I Die - Gutter Phenomenon". Punknews.org. Retrieved 2012-02-20. 
  17. ^ Pascarella, Tony (August 17, 2006). "Soundscan Results: Week Ending August 13th, 2006". absolutepunk.net. Retrieved February 12, 2016.