Independent (Sacred Reich album)

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Independent
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Studio album by Sacred Reich
Released 1993
Recorded Eldorado Studios,
North Hollywood, California, U.S.
Genre Groove metal, thrash metal
Length 47:49
Label Metal Blade Records
Hollywood Records
Producer Dave Jerden
Sacred Reich
Sacred Reich chronology
A Question
(1991)
Independent
(1993)
Heal
(1996)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars [1]

Independent is the third studio album by American thrash metal band Sacred Reich, released in 1993 by Metal Blade and Hollywood Records. This album is considered to be a slight departure from the band's early thrash metal style heard on their previous releases, with the band incorporating a more groove metal sound.[2]

The title track can be heard in the college football movie The Program.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Independent" Phil Rind 3:38
2. "Free" Phil Rind 4:34
3. "Just Like That" Phil Rind, Jason Rainey 5:42
4. "Supremacy" Phil Rind 2:37
5. "If Only" (Instrumental) Wiley Arnett 3:46
6. "Crawling" Phil Rind, Dave McClain 6:30
7. "Pressure" Phil Rind 2:47
8. "Product" Phil Rind 3:44
9. "I Never Said Goodbye" Phil Rind 7:46
10. "Open Book" Rind, Dave McClain 4:21
11. "Do It" Phil Rind 2:24
12. "Let's Have a War" (Fear cover. Bonus track) Lee Ving 2:21

Credits[edit]

  • Phil Rind – vocals, bass
  • Wiley Arnett – guitar
  • Jason Rainey – guitar
  • Dave McClain – drums
  • Recorded and mixed at Eldorado Studios, North Hollywood, California, USA
  • Produced by Dave Jerden and Sacred Reich
  • Engineered by Bryan Carlstrom
  • Assistant engineered by Annette Cisneros
  • Mixed by Dave Jerden
  • Mastered by Eddy Schreyer at Future Disc Systems
  • Cover illustration by Paul Stottler
  • Portrait illustration (inlay) by John Dawson

References[edit]

  1. ^ Independent at AllMusic
  2. ^ "Blabbermouth". the songs muddled along in their groovy, grown-up-thrash way 

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