War of Angels

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War of Angels
(2011) War of Angels.jpg
Studio album by Pop Evil
Released July 5, 2011
Genre Hard rock, alternative metal, post-grunge
Length 37:05
Label eOne Music
Producer Johnny K
Pop Evil chronology
Lipstick on the Mirror
(2008)Lipstick on the Mirror2008
War of Angels
(2011)
Onyx
(2013)Onyx2013
Singles from 'War of Angels'
  1. "Last Man Standing"
    Released: October 25, 2010
  2. "Monster You Made"
    Released: May 2011
  3. "Boss's Daughter"
    Released: January 10, 2012
  4. "Purple"
    Released: September 11, 2012
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3/5 stars[1]
Melodic.net4/5 stars[2]

War of Angels is the second studio album by rock band Pop Evil. The first single, "Last Man Standing", was released in September 2010. Their second song, "Save the World" was made available for download on their Facebook page on December 20, 2010. "Last Man Standing" is currently inside the Top 20 of the Active Rock Chart. On February 1, 2011, the band announced that the album would be delayed from its original February 8, 2011 date.[3] "Monster You Made", the second single from the album, was released via the online music service iTunes on June 7, 2011. The music video for "Boss's Daughter", released on May 25, 2012, featured Mötley Crüe guitarist Mick Mars, who co-wrote the song with the band.

The album has since been released on July 5, 2011 via E1 Music.[4] The iTunes-exclusive Deluxe Edition features two bonus tracks not available on other releases.[5]

Track listing[edit]

The official track listing was released on the band's YouTube page on February 1, 2011.[6]

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Last Man Standing"Leigh Kakaty, Anthony Greve, Dylan Allison, Matthew DiRito3:23
2."Epitaph"Kakaty, Greve, DiRito, Chuck Alkazian, David Bassett3:32
3."Broken & Betrayed"Kakaty, Dave Garcia3:38
4."Monster You Made"Kakaty, Bassett3:41
5."Let It Go"Kakaty, Bassett4:10
6."Boss's Daughter" (featuring Mick Mars)Kakaty, Bassett, Greve, Mick Mars3:25
7."Daisy Chain"Kakaty, Garcia, Steve Aiello3:34
8."Purple"Kakaty, Bassett, Greve, Alkazian4:04
9."Black & Blue"Kakaty, Bassett, Greve, Allison3:38
10."Next Life"Kakaty, Greve, Skid Mills4:00
Bonus Tracks (iTunes Deluxe Edition)
No.TitleLength
11."Good With The Bad"3:53
12."Last Man Standing" (Manic Motor City Mayhem Remix)3:34

Internet exclusives[edit]

No.TitleLength
1."Save the World" (Available on Facebook)3:03
2."Monster You Made (Acoustic Version)" (Available on Facebook)3:40

Charts[edit]

Album[edit]

Chart (2013) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[7] 43
US Independent Albums[8] 6
US Rock Albums[9] 8

Singles[edit]

Title Year Peak chart positions
US
Alt.

[10]
US
Heri. Rock

[11]
US
Main. Rock

[12]
US
Rock

[13]
"Last Man Standing" 2010 35 25 7 26
"Monster You Made" 2011 11 6 22
"Boss's Daughter" 2012 9 8 28
"Purple" 18
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Personnel[edit]

Pop Evil
  • Leigh Kakaty – lead vocals
  • Tony Greve – lead guitar
  • Dave Grahs – rhythm guitar, backing vocals
  • Matt DiRito – bass, backing vocals
  • Dylan Allison – drums

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic Review
  2. ^ Melodic Net Review
  3. ^ "Pop Evil Official Website: News". Retrieved 2011-03-01.
  4. ^ "POP EVIL Finally Has Release Date For 'War Of Angels'!". Retrieved 2011-06-12.
  5. ^ "War of Angels (Deluxe Edition) by Pop Evil - Preorder War of Angels (Deluxe Edition) on iTunes". Retrieved 2011-06-12.
  6. ^ "Pop Evil "War of Angels" Sneak Preview". Retrieved 2011-03-01.
  7. ^ "Pop Evil – Chart History: Billboard 200". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved February 28, 2013.
  8. ^ "Pop Evil – Chart History: Independent Albums". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved February 28, 2013.
  9. ^ "Pop Evil – Chart History: Rock Albums". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved February 28, 2013.
  10. ^ "Pop Evil – Chart History: Alternative Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved February 28, 2013.
  11. ^ "Pop Evil – Chart History: Heritage Rock". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved May 18, 2013.
  12. ^ "Pop Evil – Chart History: Mainstream Rock Tracks". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved February 28, 2013.
  13. ^ "Pop Evil – Chart History: Rock Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved February 28, 2013.

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