M-16 (album)

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M16 sodomcover.jpg
Studio album by Sodom
Released 22 October 2001
Recorded Spiderhouse Studios, July–August, 2001
Genre Thrash metal
Length 49:02
Label Steamhammer
Producer Harris Johns
Sodom chronology
Code Red
One Night in Bangkok
Alternative Cover
Digipak Cover
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Rock Hard 8.5/10 stars[1]
BW&BK 8/10 stars[2]

M-16 is the tenth studio album by German thrash metal band Sodom, released on 22 October 2001 by Steamhammer Records. The album is a concept album about the Vietnam War and is named after the rifle used by many U.S. soldiers during the war.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Tom Angelripper, except where noted.

No. Title Length
1. "Among the Weirdcong" 5:07
2. "I Am the War" 4:06
3. "Napalm in the Morning" 5:56
4. "Minejumper" 3:11
5. "Genocide" 4:49
6. "Little Boy" 4:08
7. "M-16" 4:49
8. "Lead Injection" 6:24
9. "Cannon Fodder" 3:53
10. "Marines" 3:55
11. "Surfin' Bird" (The Trashmen cover) 2:39
Total length: 49:02

The digipak edition contains two tracks taken from the 1982 Witching Metal demo recording.

The intro sample in "Napalm in the Morning" is taken from the movie Apocalypse Now. The sample in "Marines" is taken from the movie Full Metal Jacket.


  • Tom Angelripper - bass guitar/vocals
  • Bernd "Bernemann" Kost - guitars
  • Bobby Schottkowski - drums
  • Axel Hermann - Cover art
  • Harris Johns - Co-producer, Mixing, Recording
  • Manfred Eisenblatter - Photography