Silence Followed by a Deafening Roar

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Silence Followed by a Deafening Roar
Silence Followed By a Deafening Roar album.jpg
Studio album by Paul Gilbert
Released January 23, 2008 (Japan), April 8, 2008 (Canada) & (USA)
Recorded 2007

Instrumental rock

Length = 42:19
Label Shrapnel
Producer Paul Gilbert
Paul Gilbert chronology
Get Out of My Yard
(2006)Get Out of My Yard2006
Silence Followed By A Deafening Roar
United States
(2009)United States2009

Silence Followed by a Deafening Roar is the second full length instrumental album and 8th overall by hard rock guitarist Paul Gilbert.

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Silence Followed by a Deafening Roar" Paul Gilbert 3:48
2. "Eudaimonia Overture" Gilbert, J.S. Bach 4:35
3. "The Rhino" Gilbert 2:46
4. "Norwegian Cowbell" Gilbert 4:06
5. "I Cannot Tell a Lie" Gilbert 3:50
6. "Bronx 1971" Gilbert 4:04
7. "Suite Modale" Ernest Bloch 2:38
8. "The Gargoyle" Gilbert 4:35
9. "I Still Have That Other Girl" Elvis Costello, Burt Bacharach 2:52
10. "Bultaco Saturno" Gilbert 4:13
11. "Paul Vs. Godzilla" Gilbert 4:52
Total length: 42:19

Track 2 ends with a complete performance of Bach's Prelude in G major from the Well-Tempered Clavier Book 1.


  • Paul Gilbert - Guitar, Producer
  • Mike Szuter - Bass
  • Jeff Bowders - Drums
  • Emi Gilbert - Hammond B3, Piano


  • Pat Sullivan - Mastering
  • Stan Katayama - Engineer, Mixing
  • June Murakawa - Engineer


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