Killing Time (Bayside album)

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Killing Time
BAYSIDE 2011.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedFebruary 22, 2011
RecordedJune–August 2010
StudioDreamland Studios, Woodstock, New York
GenrePunk rock, melodic hardcore, alternative rock
Length35:57
LabelWind-up
ProducerGil Norton
Bayside chronology
Shudder
(2008)
Killing Time
(2011)
Cult
(2014)
Singles from Killing Time
  1. "Sick, Sick, Sick"
    Released: November 16, 2010
  2. "Already Gone"
    Released: August 22, 2011
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic84/100[1]
Review scores
SourceRating
AbsolutePunk93%[2]
AllMusic4/5 stars[3]
Blare3.5/5 stars[4]
IGN8.5/10 [5]
Punknews.org3.5/5 stars[6]
Spin8/10 stars[7]
Sputnikmusic3.5/5[8]

Killing Time is the fifth studio album by American rock band Bayside.

Background and production[edit]

On March 12, 2010, it was announced that they group had signed to major label Wind-up Records and were expected to release their next album in the fall.[9] The album was produced by famed British producer Gil Norton, who has previously worked with such bands as the Pixies, Foo Fighters and Jimmy Eat World.

Release[edit]

In August 2010, Raneri said the group were planning to have their next album out in early 2011.[10] On October 6, Killing Time was announced for release in February 2011, and revealed the track listing.[11] The group then embarked on the Out with the In Crowd Tour where they debuted new material from the album. On the tour, the group were giving away download cards which allowed fans to digitally download "Already Gone".[12] On October 15, the album's artwork was revealed.[13] On October 18, "Already Gone" was made a available for streaming. On November 15, "Sick, Sick, Sick" was made available for streaming[14] and released as a single a day later.[11]

On February 3, 2011, "Mona Lisa" was made available for streaming via Alternative Press' website.[15] On February 10, a music video was released for "Sick, Sick, Sick".[16] Killing Time was made available for streaming on February 16, before being released on February 22 through Wind-up Records.[17] The iTunes version of the album included the bonus tracks "Don't Come Easy" and "Monster".[18] "Sick, Sick, Sick" was released to radio on February 22.[19] In April and May, the band co-headlined the Take Action Tour with Silverstein. They were supported by Polar Bear Club, The Swellers and Texas in July.[20] In July, the group went on a headlining US tour with support from Transit.[21]

"Already Gone" was released as a radio single on August 23.[22] In October and November, the band went on a co-headlining US tour with Saves the Day, with support from I Am the Avalanche and Transit.[23] To coincide with the tour, the four groups each contributed one track to a four-way split single. Bayside's contribution was a demo of "Sick, Sick, Sick".[24] In February 2012, the band performed four headline shows with support by The Sidekicks.[25] followed by an appearance at Musink festival in early March.[26] The group then performed one-off shows in the Midwest of the US, before embarking on Warped Tour for the summer.[27] In October and November, the group went on tour with Taking Back Sunday.[28]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks are written by Bayside.

Killing Time track listing
No.TitleLength
1."Already Gone"3:40
2."Sick, Sick, Sick"3:34
3."Mona Lisa"3:10
4."It's Not a Bad Little War"4:12
5."Sinking and Swimming on Long Island"3:48
6."Seeing Sound"3:23
7."The Wrong Way"3:26
8."On Love, On Life"3:26
9."The New Flesh"3:45
10."Killing Time"3:33
Total length:35:57
iTunes bonus tracks
No.TitleLength
11."Don't Come Easy"3:33
12."Monster" (pre-order only)2:36
10th anniversary vinyl bonus tracks
No.TitleLength
1."Battle Scars" (B-side) 
2."Monster" (B-side) 
3."It Don't Come Easy" (B-side) 
4."Saddest Song" (B-side) 
5."Sick, Sick, Sick" (Demo) 
6."Already Gone" (Demo) 
7."Mona Lisa" (Demo) 
8."Killing Time" (Demo) 
9."It's Not a Bad Little War" (8-Bit) 
10."Seeing Sound" (8-Bit) 

Personnel[edit]

  • Anthony Raneri – lead vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Jack O'Shea – lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Nick Ghanbarian – bass guitar
  • Chris Guglielmo – drums, percussion

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Killing Time by Bayside". Archived from the original on 2014-03-06. Retrieved 2016-01-10. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "AbsolutePunk Review".
  3. ^ Killing Time at AllMusic Edit this at Wikidata
  4. ^ "BLARE Review". 2011-02-22. Archived from the original on 2011-07-08. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ Grischow, Chad (February 23, 2011). "Bayside: Killing Time Review". IGN. Archived from the original on March 5, 2011. Retrieved July 20, 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ "Bayside - Killing Time". Archived from the original on 2015-12-29. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  7. ^ "SPIN Review". 2011-02-22. Archived from the original on 2011-02-10. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  8. ^ "Sputnikmusic Review".
  9. ^ Wippsson, Johan (March 12, 2010). "Bayside Signs To Wind-Up Records". Melodic. Retrieved January 30, 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  10. ^ Shotwell, James (August 23, 2010). "Bayside plan 2011 album release". Alternative Press. Alternative Press Magazine, Inc. Archived from the original on November 23, 2010. Retrieved January 30, 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  11. ^ a b Fowler, Aaron (October 6, 2010). "Bayside announce new album details". Alternative Press. Alternative Press Magazine, Inc. Archived from the original on December 19, 2010. Retrieved January 30, 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  12. ^ Wippsson, Johan (October 24, 2010). "Bayside Premiere New Song / New Album Due February 2011". Melodic. Retrieved January 30, 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  13. ^ Fowler, Aaron (October 15, 2010). "Bayside reveal cover art for "Killing Time"". Alternative Press. Alternative Press Magazine, Inc. Archived from the original on February 5, 2011. Retrieved January 30, 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  14. ^ Fowler, Aaron (November 15, 2010). "Bayside stream new song "Sick, Sick, Sick"". Alternative Press. Alternative Press Magazine, Inc. Archived from the original on April 3, 2013. Retrieved December 18, 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  15. ^ Heisel, Scott (February 3, 2011). "Exclusive Stream: Bayside "Mona Lisa"". Alternative Press. Alternative Press Magazine, Inc. Archived from the original on February 5, 2011. Retrieved January 30, 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  16. ^ Karan, Tim (February 10, 2011). "Bayside debut "Sick, Sick, Sick" video". Alternative Press. Alternative Press Magazine, Inc. Archived from the original on February 14, 2016. Retrieved December 18, 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  17. ^ "Bayside stream 'Killing Time'". Alternative Press. Alternative Press Magazine, Inc. February 16, 2011. Archived from the original on January 31, 2016. Retrieved December 18, 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  18. ^ Wippsson, Johan (February 7, 2011). "Bayside Exclusive Stream Online". Melodic. Retrieved January 30, 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  19. ^ "AllAccess.com Alternative eWeekly". AllAccess. February 15, 2011. Archived from the original on August 22, 2016. Retrieved July 2, 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  20. ^ Common, Tyler (February 14, 2011). "Take Action tour dates announced with Silverstein, Bayside, Polar Bear Club, the Swellers and more". Alternative Press. Alternative Press Magazine, Inc. Archived from the original on April 14, 2013. Retrieved December 17, 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  21. ^ Heisel, Scott (May 25, 2011). "Bayside announce July tour with Transit". Alternative Press. Alternative Press Magazine, Inc. Archived from the original on August 5, 2012. Retrieved December 18, 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  22. ^ "AllAccess.com Alternative eWeekly". AllAccess. August 16, 2011. Archived from the original on August 21, 2016. Retrieved July 3, 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  23. ^ Heisel, Scott (August 11, 2011). "Saves The Day/Bayside co-headlining tour announced; I Am The Avalanche and Transit to open". Alternative Press. Alternative Press Magazine, Inc. Archived from the original on October 7, 2015. Retrieved December 18, 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  24. ^ Zaleski, Annie (September 29, 2011). "Exclusive: Rise Records releases four-way 7-inch featuring Saves The Day, Transit, Bayside, more". Alternative Press. Alternative Press Magazine, Inc. Archived from the original on August 27, 2016. Retrieved December 18, 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  25. ^ Yancey, Bryne (January 26, 2012). "Bayside announce four headlining shows; the Sidekicks to support". Alternative Press. Alternative Press Magazine, Inc. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved December 18, 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  26. ^ Yancey, Bryne (February 15, 2012). "New Found Glory, Bayside, Yellowcard announced for Musink 2012". Alternative Press. Alternative Press Magazine, Inc. Archived from the original on December 16, 2017. Retrieved December 16, 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  27. ^ Yancey, Bryne (April 19, 2012). "Interview: Anthony Raneri of Bayside answers fan questions". Alternative Press. Alternative Press Magazine, Inc. Archived from the original on September 20, 2015. Retrieved December 18, 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  28. ^ Kraus, Brian (September 18, 2012). "Bayside announce covers EP, on tour with Taking Back Sunday this fall". Alternative Press. Alternative Press Magazine, Inc. Retrieved December 18, 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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