|Studio album by|
|Released||October 10, 1989|
|Studio||Cornerstone (Chatsworth, California)|
Preferred Sound (Woodland Hills, California)
Track Recorded (North Hollywood, California)
|Producer||Spike Cassidy and Bill Metoyer|
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|2.||"Beneath the Wheel"||5:36|
|6.||"You Say I'm Scum"||1:55|
|8.||"Kill the Words"||4:43|
|9.||"Drown You Out"||2:31|
|11.||"Standing in Line"||1:35|
|12.||"Give a Hoot"||3:55|
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