Rock & Roll Is Dead

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Rock & Roll Is Dead
The Hellacopters - Rock & Roll Is Dead.jpg
Studio album by The Hellacopters
Released June 6, 2005
Recorded February, 2005
Genre Garage rock, punk rock, garage punk
Length 40:22
Label Universal AB, Universal International, Wild Kingdom, Liquor and Poker Music, Sacred Heart Recordings
Producer Chips K.
The Hellacopters chronology
Cream of the Crap Vol. 2
(2004)Cream of the Crap Vol. 22004
Rock & Roll Is Dead
Air Raid Serenades
(2008)Air Raid Serenades2008
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3.5/5 stars[1]
The Aquarian Positive[2]
Rolling Stone 3/5 stars[3]

Rock & Roll Is Dead is the sixth studio album released by the Swedish rock band The Hellacopters. The first edition of the CD came with a 25-minute bonus DVD entitled Poking at the Stiff and chronicled the second of the two weeks of recording the album. The vinyl release had seven different colors of the vinyl: brown, green, white, clear, orange, red and black. There was also picture disc from Sacred Heart Recordings available in a limited run of 200 units with the inner sleeve artwork printed on the vinyl and the songs "It Might Mean Something To You" and "Positively So Naive" as bonus tracks.

The song "I'm in the Band" is available as a bonus song in the game Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock and "Bring It on Home" can be heard in the game NHL 07.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Before the Fall" Nicke Andersson, Kenny Håkansson 2:11
2. "Everything's on T.V." Andersson 3:14
3. "Monkey Boy" Andersson 2:38
4. "No Angel to Lay Me Away" Andersson, Robert Dahlqvist, Håkansson, Anders Lindström 3:55
5. "Bring It On Home" Andersson 2:11
6. "Leave It Alone" Andersson 4:00
7. "Murder on My Mind" Andersson, Håkansson 3:10
8. "I'm in the Band" Andersson, Dahlqvist 3:19
9. "Put out the Fire" Andersson, Håkansson 3:08
10. "I Might Come See You Tonight" Andersson 3:24
11. "Nothing Terribly New" Andersson 2:59
12. "Make It Tonight" Andersson 2:44
13. "Time Got No Time to Wait for Me" Andersson 3:28


The Hellacopters;

Additional musicians;

  • Pelle Almqvist – Howl
  • Linn Segolsson – Backing vocals
  • Clarisse Muvemba – Backing vocals
  • Mattias Bärjed – Acoustic guitar
  • Johan Bååth – Hand claps


  • Chips Kiesbye – Producer, engineer
  • Michael Ibert – Engineer
  • Janne hansson – Engineer
  • Henrik Johnsson – Mastering


  1. ^ Prato, Greg. "Rock & Roll Is Dead Review". AllMusic. Retrieved 21 October 2017. 
  2. ^ Koczank, JJ. "CD Reviews". The Aquarian. Retrieved 21 October 2017. 
  3. ^ Hoard, Christian (15 February 2006). "The Hellacopters - Rock & Roll Is Dead". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 21 October 2017.