The Winery Dogs (album)

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The Winery Dogs
The Winery Dogs album.jpg
Studio album by The Winery Dogs
Released 5 May 2013 (Japan)
23 July 2013 (Worldwide)
Recorded August - December 2012
in Los Angeles, CA
Genre Hard rock, blues rock, post-grunge[1]
Length 60:14
Label Loud & Proud Records
Producer The Winery Dogs
The Winery Dogs chronology
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The Winery Dogs is the debut album by the American hard rock supergroup of the same name.

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic (positive)[2]
Sputnik music 4/5 stars[3]

Critical[edit]

The album received positive reviews from critics. AllMusic reviewer James Christopher Monger compared the album to blues rock bands such as Cream and Led Zeppelin and modern hard rock bands like Soundgarden, Black Stone Cherry and Velvet Revolver. He called the album "hard-hitting, fun, yet meticulously crafted 21st century rock that manages to celebrate the past and kick open new doors."[2]

Commercial[edit]

Released on 23 July 2013, it sold 10,200 copies in the United States in its first week, and reached No. 27 on the Billboard 200 albums chart.[4] It also debuted at No. 5 on Billboard's Top Rock Albums,[5] No. 3 on Alternative Albums,[6] and No. 4 on Independent Albums.[7] The album has sold 58,000 copies in the United States as of September 2015.[8]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by The Winery Dogs.

No. Title Length
1. "Elevate" 5:02
2. "Desire" 3:41
3. "We Are One" 4:32
4. "I'm No Angel" 4:04
5. "The Other Side" 5:41
6. "You Saved Me" 5:13
7. "Not Hopeless" 5:05
8. "One More Time" 3:36
9. "Damaged" 3:30
10. "Six Feet Deeper" 4:13
11. "Time Machine" 4:45
12. "The Dying" 6:07
13. "Regret" 4:50

On the Japanese Edition of the album, the track "Criminal" replaced "Time Machine" on the track listing. The order in which the songs are listed remains the same.

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Classic Rock magazine, July 2014, "...mixing elements of heavy rock with a post-grunge feel..."
  2. ^ a b Monger, James Christopher. The Winery Dogs review at AllMusic
  3. ^ "The Winery Dogs" review at Sputnik music
  4. ^ "Billy Sheehan interview". Blabbermouth. November 5, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Top Rock Albums". Billboard. August 10, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Alternative Albums". Billboard. April 13, 2013. 
  7. ^ "Independent Albums". Billboard. April 13, 2013. 
  8. ^ "Upcoming Releases". Hits Daily Double. HITS Digital Ventures. Archived from the original on September 17, 2015.