The Respect Issue

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The Respect Issue
Emmure - The Respect Issue.jpg
Studio album by Emmure
Released May 13, 2008 (2008-05-13)
Recorded Planet Z Studios
Genre Deathcore, metalcore[1]
Length 28:56
Label Victory
Producer Chris "Zeuss" Harris
Emmure chronology
Goodbye to the Gallows
(2007)
The Respect Issue
(2008)
Felony
(2009)
Singles from The Respect Issue
  1. "False Love in Real Life"
    Released: April 2008
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars[2]
AbsolutePunk.net 40%[3]
Lambgoat 2/10 stars[4]

The Respect Issue is the second album by American metalcore band Emmure. The album was released on May 13, 2008 with pre-orders available on March 11. Kurt Angle, professional wrestler and former Olympic wrestler, is featured as a boxer on the cover art and throughout the inlay. Angle also wore an Emmure shirt during broadcasts of TNA Impact! in promotion of the album. This is also the last studio release to feature founding members Ben and Joe Lionetti, who left the band in May 2009.

It debuted at number 141 in the Billboard 200, selling over 5,000 copies.[5]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Young, Rich and Out of Control" 1:14
2. "Sound Wave Superior" 2:42
3. "I Only Mean Half of What I Don't Say" 2:38
4. "False Love in Real Life" 3:39
5. "Chicago's Finest" 2:46
6. "Tales from the Burg" 3:39
7. "Rough Justice" 3:10
8. "Snuff 2: The Resurrection" 3:08*
9. "Dry Ice" 3:04
10. "You're More Like Friend Without the "R"" 2:59
Total length: 28:56

Personnel[edit]

Emmure
  • Frankie Palmeri - vocals
  • Jesse Ketive - lead guitar
  • Ben Lionetti - rhythm guitar
  • Mark Davis - bass guitar
  • Joe Lionetti - drums
Guests
  • Gary Michel - Guest vocals on 'Snuff 2: The Resurrection' and additional vocals on 'Tales from the Burg'
  • Ryan Morgan - Guitar solo on 'Chicago's Finest'
Production
  • Produced, engineered, and mixed by Chris "Zeuss" Harris
  • Mastered by Alan Douches at West West Side
  • Management by Shawn Keith at Outerloop Management
  • Photography by Matt Wysocki
  • Photo Assistant by Jenni Lobb
  • Art Direction And Layout by DoubleJ
  • Booking by Amanda Fiore at TKO

Notes[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wenger, Tim (9 February 2013). "Fans Rage at Emmure Show 1/27". Colorado Music Buzz. Retrieved 11 December 2015. 
  2. ^ "The Respect Issue Overview". Allmusic. Retrieved 3 May 2011. 
  3. ^ "The Respect Issue Review". AbsolutePunk.net. Retrieved 3 May 2011. 
  4. ^ "The Respect Issue Review". Lambgoat.com. Retrieved 3 May 2011. 
  5. ^ "10 YEARS, FILTER, IRON MAIDEN, DEICIDE, EMMURE First-Week Sales Revealed". blabbermouth.net. 2008-05-21. Retrieved 3 May 2011. 
  6. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YTiOKv1Z61A#t=0m44