|The End of Silence|
|Studio album by|
|Released||February 25, 1992|
|Recorded||October 1991 at Showplace Studios, Dover, NJ|
|Genre||Alternative metal, post-hardcore, funk metal|
78:53 (Japanese edition)
155:37 (2002 reissue)
|Rollins Band chronology|
The End of Silence is the fifth release and the third full-length album by Rollins Band, led by former Black Flag singer Henry Rollins. The album's cover features a stylized drawing of the sun identical to the one tattooed on Rollins' back. The album's liner notes credit the artwork to California tattoo artist Rick Spellman.
In Metal Hammer's list of the Top 10 Albums of 1992, they describe the album as "Taut, ferocious, withering" and that it is "the record that took Rollins from hardcore punk renaissance man to bona fide alt-rock icon."
(All songs written by Henry Rollins, Chris Haskett, Andrew Weiss and Sim Cain)
The album was recorded in Dover, New Jersey.
|1992||Rock de Lux||Spain||"Albums of the Year"||23|
|1992||Sounds||Germany||"Albums of the Year"||24|
|1992||Select||United Kingdom||"Albums of the Year"||40|
|1996||Visions||Germany||"The Eternal Readers Charts"||63|
|1996||Visions||Germany||"The Best Albums 1991-96"||*|
|1999||Visions||Germany||"The Most Important Albums of the Nineties"||15|
|2000||Terrorizer||United Kingdom||"100 Most Important Albums of the Nineties"||*|
|2004||Decibel||United States||"Hall of Fame"||19|
|2005||Rock Hard||Germany||"The 500 Greatest Rock & Metal Albums of All Time"||426|
|2017||Metal Hammer||United Kingdom||"Top Ten Albums of 1992"||*|
|"*" denotes an unordered list.|
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