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|Released||March 31, 2017|
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|The A.V. Club||C-|
|Vice (Expert Witness)||A-|
Bloodlust is the sixth studio album by American heavy metal band Body Count. The track "Here I Go Again" is a re-recording of a demo track from Ice T's Return of the Real sessions. In its first week, it debuted at #3 in the UK Rock and Metal Chart. The track "Black Hoodie" was nominated for Best Metal Performance at the 60th Annual Grammy Awards.The second track, No Lives Matter, deals with innocent African-American citizens who have been killed by cops. The third track, All Love Is Lost, is about husbands who are having an affair with their mistresses behind their wives backs and features Max Cavalera on guitar and vocals. The video features actress and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit star Kelli Giddish playing the role of the vindictive wife who killers her husband because he's cheating on her.
Heavy metal is a genre of rock music that developed in the late 1960s and early 1970s, largely in the United Kingdom. With roots in blues rock, psychedelic rock, and acid rock, the bands that created heavy metal developed a thick, massive sound, characterized by highly amplified distortion, extended guitar solos, emphatic beats, and overall loudness. The genre's lyrics and performance styles are sometimes associated with aggression and machismo.
Body Count is an American metal band formed in Los Angeles, California, in 1990. The group is fronted by Ice-T, who co-founded the group with lead guitarist Ernie C out of their interest in heavy metal music. Ice-T took on the role of vocalist and writing the lyrics for most of the group's songs. Lead guitarist Ernie C has been responsible for writing the group's music. Their controversial self-titled debut album was released on Sire Records in 1992.
The Grammy Award for Best Metal Performance is an award presented at the Grammy Awards to recording artists for works containing quality performances in the heavy metal music genre. The Grammy Awards is an annual ceremony, where honors in several categories are presented by The Recording Academy of the United States to "honor artistic achievement, technical proficiency and overall excellence in the recording industry, without regard to album sales or chart position". The ceremony was established in 1958 and originally called the Gramophone Awards.
|1.||"Civil War" (featuring Dave Mustaine)||4:23|
|2.||"The Ski Mask Way"||3:36|
|3.||"This Is Why We Ride"||5:26|
|4.||"All Love Is Lost" (featuring Max Cavalera)||3:36|
|5.||"Raining In Blood / Postmortem 2017" (Slayer cover)||4:31|
|6.||"God, Please Believe Me"||1:23|
|7.||"Walk With Me…" (featuring Randy Blythe)||3:07|
|8.||"Here I Go Again"||3:32|
|9.||"No Lives Matter"||4:23|
Tracy Lauren Marrow, better known by his stage name Ice-T, is an American musician, rapper, songwriter, actor, record producer, and author. He began his career as an underground rapper in the 1980s and was signed to Sire Records in 1987, when he released his debut album Rhyme Pays; the second hip-hop album to carry an explicit content sticker after Slick Rick's La Di Da Di. The following year, he founded the record label Rhyme $yndicate Records and released another album, Power, which went on to go Platinum. He also released several other albums that went Gold.
Ernie Cunnigan, better known by his stage name Ernie C, is an American musician best known as the lead guitarist of heavy metal band Body Count.
Juan García is a Cuban American heavy metal guitarist. He is perhaps best known as the guitarist for the thrash metal bands Agent Steel and Evildead and the power metal/speed metal band Abattoir. García is also the rhythm guitarist of Body Count.
David Scott Mustaine is an American guitarist, singer, songwriter, actor and author. He is best known as the co-founder, lead vocalist, guitarist and primary songwriter of the American heavy metal band Megadeth, as well as the original lead guitarist of the American band Metallica.
Jason Charles Miller is an American singer-songwriter known for his solo albums as well as being the lead vocalist and guitarist of the industrial rock band Godhead. He is a voice actor in various animation and video games. He is also part of the duo The Deadly Grind. He has since begun a music career in the country music genre.
Massimiliano Antonio "Max" Cavalera is a Brazilian singer, guitarist, and songwriter who currently plays in heavy metal bands Soulfly, Cavalera Conspiracy, and Killer Be Killed. In 1984, he co-founded the acclaimed thrash metal band Sepultura with his brother Igor Cavalera and was the band's lead singer and rhythm guitarist until he left in 1996. Cavalera was also involved in a short-lived side project called Nailbomb.
|2017||Loudwire||United States||"25 Best Metal Albums of 2017"||11|
|2017||Rolling Stone||United States||"20 Best Metal Albums of 2017"||16|
|2017||AXS||United States||"10 Best Metal Albums of 2017"||3|
|Australian Albums (ARIA)||12|
|Austrian Albums (Ö3 Austria)||24|
|Belgian Albums (Ultratop Flanders)||24|
|Belgian Albums (Ultratop Wallonia)||47|
|Dutch Albums (Album Top 100)||89|
|Finnish Albums (Suomen virallinen lista)||33|
|French Albums (SNEP)||85|
|German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)||13|
|New Zealand Heatseekers Albums (RMNZ)||1|
|Scottish Albums (OCC)||83|
|Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade)||18|
|UK Rock and Metal (OCC)||3|
|US Billboard 200||157|
Device was an American industrial metal band started by David Draiman, frontman of the heavy metal group Disturbed. Draiman was approached by Geno Lenardo, former guitarist of Filter, and together they started to work on new material. The two started work on a debut album in June 2012. The result of those sessions, Device, was released on April 9, 2013. The first single and third track, "Vilify" was released to radio ahead of the album on February 19, 2013, alongside its first music video, directed by P. R. Brown. The second single and the introductory track, "You Think You Know", was released on June 11, 2013, alongside its music video, directed once again by Brown.
Plagues of Babylon is the eleventh studio album by American heavy metal band Iced Earth. Released in January 2014, the album is the group's first studio release with bassist Luke Appleton and the only with drummer Raphael Saini who was a guest on the album. According to rhythm guitarist and band leader Jon Schaffer, half of the album is focused on his "Something Wicked" concept, while the other half are stand alone songs.
Metallica: Through the Never is a soundtrack album for the film of the same name, consisting of live recordings by American heavy metal band Metallica. It was released on September 24, 2013 via Blackened Recordings and has charted in several countries.
Catacombs of the Black Vatican is the ninth studio album by heavy metal band Black Label Society. The album was released on April 8, 2014. It is the first Black Label Society album to feature former Breaking Benjamin drummer Chad Szeliga after fill-in Mike Froedge departed the band. Froedge himself replaced Will Hunt, who in turn replaced longtime drummer Craig Nunenmacher, all in the span of fewer than two years.
Maximum Overload is the sixth studio album by British power metal band DragonForce, which was released in Europe on 18 August 2014, and in North America the next day. Trivium vocalist Matt Heafy contributed backing vocals on three songs, including the album's first single, "The Game". The album was produced by Jens Bogren, marking the first time the band decided not to record in their own studio and with an outside producer. The album was released in three versions: standard physical or digital CD, special edition physical or digital CD, and vinyl.
Archangel is the tenth studio album from American groove metal band Soulfly. It was released on August 14, 2015 through Nuclear Blast Entertainment. It is the band's shortest album to date, running thirty-six and a half minutes. It is the band's last album to feature bassist Tony Campos, who left the band shortly after recording to join Fear Factory. With a peak position of number 130 on the Billboard 200, it is Soulfly's second-lowest charting album to date. The statistic is common with the decreasing number of album sales worldwide in all genres of music, as digital releases have taken over the market. The ensuing "We Sold Our Souls To Metal" Tour to promote Archangel's release featured Soulfly playing as many as 7 songs from the album live each night, which is the first time since the Primitive Tour that the band has played the majority of a new album live.
Immortalized is the sixth studio album by American heavy metal band Disturbed. The album was released on August 21, 2015 by Reprise Records, and is Disturbed's first studio album since Asylum (2010), marking the longest gap between two studio albums in their career. With 98,000 album-equivalent units in its first week, Immortalized is Disturbed's fifth consecutive number-one debut on the United States Billboard 200 chart. They are the third band in history to achieve this feat, after Metallica and Dave Matthews Band. The band also found cross-over success in the album's third single, a cover of the 1964 song "The Sound of Silence" by Simon & Garfunkel, which marked Disturbed's highest ranked single on the Billboard Hot 100 at number 42 and has since become Disturbed's biggest song since "Down with the Sickness".
Dust is the third studio album by heavy metal band Tremonti. It was released on April 29, 2016 via FRET12 records. Dust was recorded during the same time that Cauterize was being recorded. The record was produced by Michael "Elvis" Baskette, who produced Tremonti's past two records and also produced Alter Bridge's records.
Prayers for the Damned is the fourth studio album by American rock band Sixx:A.M.. It is the first half of the Prayers for the Damned/Blessed double album. It was followed by the second half, Prayers for the Blessed seven months later.
Sorceress is the twelfth studio album by the Swedish progressive rock band Opeth. The album was released on 30 September 2016 via record label Nuclear Blast and the band's own imprint Moderbolaget. The album was produced and mixed by Tom Dalgety and recorded at Rockfield Studios in Wales. Following the album's release, the band embarked on a world tour with bands the Sword, Sahg, and Myrkur as supporting acts. The album was streamed via SoundCloud on 29 September.
Lower the Bar is the fourth studio album by American heavy metal band Steel Panther. It was originally scheduled for release on February 24, 2017, but was delayed to the following month.
Theater of Dimensions is the seventh studio album by German symphonic metal band, Xandria. The album was released on January 27, 2017.
Feed the Machine is the ninth studio album by Canadian rock band Nickelback, and was released on June 16, 2017. It is the band's first release through record label BMG. Feed the Machine debuted at number five on the US Billboard 200 with 47,000 album-equivalent units.
Incorruptible is the twelfth studio album by American heavy metal band Iced Earth. It was released on June 16, 2017, by Century Media. It is their first album with their current lead guitarist Jake Dreyer, and also features a returning Brent Smeadley on drums, whose last recorded performance with Iced Earth was their 2013 live album "Live in Ancient Kourion". It is their first studio album in over 20 years to entirely not be a concept album. Instead, each song features its own unique stand-alone lyrics.
Psychosis is the fourth studio album by American heavy metal band Cavalera Conspiracy. Released on November 17, 2017, it was released through Napalm Records. Insane and Spectral War have both been released as singles from the album. The album was produced by Arthur Rizk, who also performed bass and synth on the record.
Viktoria is the fourteenth studio album by Swedish black metal band Marduk. It was released on June 22, 2018. The album's lyrics follow in a similar vein to some of their previous albums, focusing on historical World War II lyrical themes.
Ritual is the eleventh album by Soulfly, released on October 19, 2018 through Nuclear Blast. It is the third Soulfly album with Max Cavalera's son Zyon behind the drum kit and features musical guests Randy Blythe of Lamb of God, Ross Dolan of Immolation and Mark Damon of The Pretty Reckless. Four singles were released from the album—"Evil Empowered", title track "Ritual", "Dead Behind the Eyes", and "Under Rapture".
Palms is the tenth studio album by American rock band Thrice. The album was released on September 14, 2018, through Epitaph Records, making it the band's first release through the label.
Evolution is the seventh studio album by American heavy metal band Disturbed. It was released on October 19, 2018, by Reprise Records. The album's first single, "Are You Ready", was released before the album in August 2018, while the second single, "A Reason to Fight", was released a month later. The third single, "No More", was released on June 2, 2019.
The Verdict is the fifteenth studio album by American heavy metal band Queensrÿche. It was released on March 1, 2019 through Century Media. It is the third studio album recorded with vocalist Todd La Torre, who additionally performed drum parts on the album due to the absence of drummer Scott Rockenfield. The record was produced by Chris "Zeuss" Harris.
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