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|Saturday Morning Apocalypse|
|Studio album by Powerglove|
|Released||September 28, 2010|
|Genre||Power metal, speed metal, video game music|
Saturday Morning Apocalypseis the second studio album by the metal/power metal band Powerglove, released on September 28, 2010, by E1 Music. It strays from Powerglove's usual brand of video game metal, and instead centers around TV, cartoon and movie themes that the band grew up with. This is the band's first release on E1 Music. A music video for "Batman" was released on July 28, 2011.
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.
Power metal is a subgenre of heavy metal combining characteristics of traditional heavy metal with speed metal, often within symphonic context. Generally, power metal is characterized by a faster, lighter, and more uplifting sound, in contrast with the heaviness and dissonance prevalent for example in extreme metal. Power metal bands usually have anthem-like songs with fantasy-based subject matter and strong choruses, thus creating a theatrical, dramatic and emotionally "powerful" sound. The term was first used in the middle of the 1980s and refers to two different but related styles: the first pioneered and largely practiced in North America with a harder sound similar to speed metal, and a later more widespread and popular style based in Europe, South America and Japan, with a lighter, more melodic sound and frequent use of keyboards.
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All songs arranged and remixed by Powerglove.
|1.||"X-Men" ( X-Men )||Haim Saban, Shuki Levy||3:39|
|2.||"Gotta Catch Em All" ( Pokémon )||John Siegler, John Loeffler||3:35|
|3.||"The Real Adventures of Johnny Quest" ( The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest )||Gary Lionelli, William Hanna, Hoyt Curtin, Joseph Barbera||3:20|
|4.||"This Is Halloween" ( The Nightmare Before Christmas )||Danny Elfman||3:53|
|5.||"Batman" ( Batman )||Danny Elfman||5:27|
|6.||"Transformers" ( The Transformers: The Movie )||Anne Bryant, Ford Kinder||5:07|
|7.||"Inspector Gadget" ( Inspector Gadget )||L. Perry, S. Lincoln||4:45|
|8.||"Heffalumps and Woozles (Winnie the Pooh)" ( Winnie the Pooh and the Blustery Day )||Robert B. Sherman, Richard M. Sherman||4:27|
|9.||"The Simpsons" ( The Simpsons ; feat. Tony Kakko)||Danny Elfman||3:32|
|10.||"The Flintstones" ( The Flintstones )||William Hanna, Hoyt Curtin, Joseph Barbera||4:12|
|11.||" Gotta Catch Em All " (Pokémon; feat. Tony Kakko)||John Siegler, John Loeffler||3:37|
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