Prey for Eyes

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Prey for Eyes
The Red Chord-Prey For Eyes.jpg
Studio album by The Red Chord
Released July 24, 2007
Genre Deathgrind, technical death metal, deathcore
Length 45:46
Label Metal Blade
Producer Eric Rachel
The Red Chord chronology
Prey for Eyes
Fed Through the Teeth Machine
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Prey for Eyes is the third full-length album by American band, The Red Chord. It is the second album that the band has released on Metal Blade Records. The album was produced by Eric Rachel at Trax East (Every Time I Die, A Life Once Lost) and features artwork by Paul Romano (Trivium, Mastodon, Maroon).

Background information[edit]

Band frontman Guy Kozowyk had the following to say:

Inspired by events where my brother, who is a prison guard, walks in on an inmate doing something ridiculous in his cell. The prisoner won’t talk and gets into this dialogue via a notepad. After documenting that he can no longer talk because the devil removed his tongue, my brother checks the con's mouth with his flashlight. When he tells him that his tongue is definitely intact, the inmate replies with the cryptic message "Pray for Eyes".[citation needed]

The album debuted at #198 on the Billboard 200 with sales of about 4,000 - 5,000 copies and at #3 on the Heatseekers Chart.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Film Critiques & Militia Men" 1:04
2. "Dread Prevailed" (Feat. Jonny Davy of Job for a Cowboy) 3:16*
3. "It Runs in the Family" 2:08
4. "Send the Death Storm" 3:25
5. "Pray For Eyes" (Feat. Jonny Davy of Job for a Cowboy) 4:33
6. "Responsibles" 3:42
7. "Midas Touch" 2:38
8. "Tread on the Necks of Kings" (Feat. Nate Newton of Converge) 3:08
9. "It Came from Over There" (Feat. Mirai of Sigh) 4:16
10. "Intelligence Has Been Compromised" 2:44
11. "Open Eyed Beast Attack" 2:37
12. "Birdbath" 2:25
13. "Bone Needle" 3:39
14. "Seminar" 6:18
Total length: 45:46
  • was included in Saw 4
Exclusive European bonus tracks and videos
No. Title Length
1. "Antman" (live at SOTU, USA)  
2. "Blue line" (live at SOTU, USA)  
3. "Bread Pants"  
4. "Black Santa" (Live at Indep. Day, JP)  
5. "Ugly" (Live at Indep. Day, JP)  
6. "Dreaming in Dog Years" (Live at Indep. Day, JP))  
7. "Pile UP" (Live at Big Daddy’s Tallahassee, US)  



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