We Are the Nightmare

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We Are the Nightmare
Arsis - We Are the Nightmare.jpg
Studio album by Arsis
Released April 15, 2008 (2008-04-15)
Recorded Planet Z Studios
Genre Technical death metal
Melodic death metal
Length 40:47
Label Nuclear Blast
Producer Zeuss
Arsis chronology
United in Regret
We Are the Nightmare
Starve for the Devil
Professional ratings
Review scores
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Allmusic (favorable)[1]

We Are the Nightmare is the third studio album by melodic death metal band Arsis. It was released April 15, 2008 via Nuclear Blast Records.[2]


Recording began on the September 3, 2007 at Planet Z Studios in Massachusetts and ended on October 19. It was produced by Zeuss who has previously worked on Shadows Fall and Hatebreed albums. James Malone, the primary songwriter and founding member commented that the music is much more varied than anything they had ever written.[3]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by James Malone.

  1. "We Are the Nightmare" - 4:03
  2. "Shattering the Spell" - 4:04
  3. "Sightless Wisdom" - 3:39
  4. "Servants to the Night" - 4:16
  5. "Failing Winds of Hopeless Greed" - 3:36
  6. "Overthrown" - 3:45
  7. "Progressive Entrapment" - 4:17
  8. "A Feast for the Liar's Tongue" - 3:48
  9. "My Oath to Madness" - 3:54
  10. "Failure's Conquest" - 5:25



  • James Malone - vocals, lead & rhythm guitars
  • Ryan Knight - lead & rhythm guitars
  • Noah Martin - bass
  • Darren Cesca - drums, backing vocals


  • Chris 'Zeuss' Harris - engineering, mixing
  • Alan Douches - mastering
  • Mark Riddick - artwork, layout


The album's title song has been featured in the game Rock Band 2 as downloadable content via the Rock Band Network store.