Light from Above is the debut album from Black Tide. The album was released on March 18, 2008 and was produced by Johnny K. Each member of Black Tide was under 20 years of age during the recording of this album, making it very notable in the music industry. Three singles have been released from the album, "Shockwave", "Warriors of Time", and "Shout", respectively. Two music videos were produced for "Shockwave" and have aired on MTV2's Headbangers Ball. Frontman Gabriel Garcia was only 14 years old when the album was written and recorded. The album was praised by critics and helped them win the 2008 Kerrang! Awards for "Best International Newcomer". The album features a Metallica cover of the song Hit the Lights from their debut album Kill 'Em All.
The album debuted at number 73 on the Billboard 200, with 11,400 copies sold in its first week of sales.
"Warriors of Time" is featured on the NHL 09 Soundtrack for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. It is also available as a downloadable song for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 versions of Rock Band. In addition, the Belleville Bulls of the Ontario Hockey League play it when a goal is scored.