Through the Storm (Riot album)

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Through the Storm
Riot through the storm.jpg
Studio album by Riot
Released August 26, 2002
Recorded Millbrook Sound Studios, Millbrook, New York, Tri-Star Sounds, Long Island, New York
Genre Heavy metal, hard rock
Length 51:16
Label Toshiba EMI Japan
Metal Blade
Producer Mark Reale, Paul Orofino
Riot chronology
Sons of Society
(1999)
Through the Storm
(2002)
Army of One
(2006)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]

Through the Storm is the twelfth studio album by American heavy metal band Riot. It was released on August 26, 2002.[2]

It is the only Riot album to feature drummer Bobby Rondinelli, best known for his work with Rainbow and Black Sabbath.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Turn the Tables" (Mike DiMeo, Mark Reale, Mike Flyntz) - 5:21
  2. "Lost Inside This World" (DiMeo, Reale) - 4:44
  3. "Chains (Revolving)" (DiMeo, Reale) - 4:43
  4. "Through the Storm" (DiMeo, Reale) - 6:13
  5. "Let It Show" (DiMeo, Reale) - 4:37
  6. "Burn the Sun" (DiMeo, Reale, Flyntz) - 4:26
  7. "To My Head" (DiMeo, Reale) - 5:59
  8. "Essential Enemies" (DiMeo, Reale, Flyntz) - 3:48
  9. "Somebody" (DiMeo, Reale) - 3:42 (Japanese edition bonus track)
  10. "Only You Can Rock Me" (Pete Way, Phil Mogg, Michael Schenker) - 3:56 (UFO cover)
  11. "Isle of Shadows" (DiMeo, Reale, Flyntz) - 4:08
  12. "Here Comes the Sun" (George Harrison) - 3:21 (The Beatles cover)

Personnel[edit]

Band members[edit]

  • Mike DiMeo - lead and backing vocals
  • Mark Reale - electric and acoustic guitars, keyboards, string arrangements, producer
  • Mike Flyntz - electric guitars, engineer
  • Pete Perez - bass
  • Bobby Rondinelli - drums

Additional musicians[edit]

  • Yoko Kayumi - violin, violin effects, keyboards
  • Josh Pincus - keyboards on "Only You Can Rock Me"
  • Tony Harnell - backing vocals

Production[edit]

  • Paul Orofino - producer, engineer, mixing, mastering
  • Chris Cubeta, Bruno Ravel, Bobby Jarzombek - engineers
  • Jeff Allen, Jack Bart - executive producers

References[edit]

  1. ^ Anderson, Jason. "Riot Through the Storm review". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2012-01-22. 
  2. ^ "Riot - Through the Storm". Encyclopaedia Metallum. Retrieved 2010-10-10.