In the Arms of God

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In the Arms of God
In the Arms of God.jpg
Studio album by Corrosion of Conformity
Released April 5, 2005
Recorded July 9, - December 8, 2004
Genre Stoner rock, sludge metal, southern metal
Length 64:27
Label Sanctuary
Producer Corrosion of Conformity
John Custer
Corrosion of Conformity chronology
Live Volume
In the Arms of God
Your Tomorrow Parts 1 & 2

In the Arms of God is the seventh studio album by Corrosion of Conformity and was released April 5, 2005. To date, it is the only Corrosion of Conformity album to not feature drummer Reed Mullin and the last so far to feature Pepper Keenan on vocals and guitar, although he rejoined the band in 2014. Stanton Moore of the band Galactic, played drums on this album.

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1] 10/10[2]
PopMatters 8/10[3]
Rock Hard (de) 8/10[4]

In 2005, In the Arms of God was ranked number 330 in Rock Hard magazine's book of The 500 Greatest Rock & Metal Albums of All Time.[5]

Track listing[edit]

All lyrics written by Pepper Keenan except "Infinite War" co-written with Mike Dean.

No. Title Music Length
1. "Stone Breaker" Mike Dean, Pepper Keenan, Woody Weatherman 5:16
2. "Paranoid Opioid" Dean, Keenan, Weatherman 6:30
3. "It Is That Way" Dean, Keenan, Weatherman, Stanton Moore, Merrit Partridge 5:17
4. "Dirty Hands Empty Pockets / Already Gone" Dean, Keenan, Weatherman 4:51
5. "Rise River Rise" Dean, Keenan, Weatherman, John Custer 5:06
6. "Never Turns To More" Dean, Keenan, Weatherman 8:15
7. "Infinite War" Dean, Keenan, Weatherman 3:46
8. "So Much Left Behind" Dean, Keenan, Weatherman 5:18
9. "The Backslider" Dean, Keenan, Weatherman 6:29
10. "World on Fire" Dean, Keenan, Weatherman, Moore, Custer, Reed Mullin 4:01
11. "Crown of Thorns" Dean, Keenan, Weatherman, Custer 2:33
12. "In The Arms Of God" Dean, Keenan, Weatherman 6:55
13. "Jaguar" (japanese bonus track) Dean, Keenan, Weatherman 2:49


Corrosion of Conformity[edit]

Additional personnel[edit]

Chart positions[edit]


Chart (2005) Position
The Billboard 200 108


  • 2005 CD Sanctuary 84739


  1. ^ "In the Arms of God - Corrosion of Conformity". Allmusic. 
  2. ^ Alisoglu, Scott. "In the Arms of God - Corrosion of Conformity". Retrieved 2012-04-01. 
  3. ^ Begrand, Adrien (2005-04-05). "Corrosion of Conformity: In the Arms of God". PopMatters. Retrieved 2012-04-01. 
  4. ^ Schleutermann, Marcus. "Rock Hard review". issue 216. Retrieved 27 May 2013. 
  5. ^ [...], Rock Hard (Hrsg.). [Red.: Michael Rensen. Mitarb.: Götz Kühnemund] (2005). Best of Rock & Metal die 500 stärksten Scheiben aller Zeiten. Königswinter: Heel. p. 78. ISBN 3-89880-517-4.