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Release date: 2 March 2007
Style: Groove thrash metal

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8 | 192 votes

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01. Resurrection
02. Pleasure In Pain
03. Worthless
04. Six
05. No Reason To Live
06. Killing The Beast
07. The Flame
08. End It All
09. Black Heart
10. Needle
11. Empire
12. Kingdom Of Heartache [bonus]
13. Paralyzed [bonus]

The best Metalcore album of 2007

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Personnel

* Mark Hunter - vocals, rhythm guitar, keyboards, theremin, samplers
* Rob Arnold - lead guitar
* Matt DeVries - rhythm guitar
* Jim LaMarca - bass guitar
* Andols Herrick - drums
* Chris Spicuzza - keyboards, backing vocals
* Jason Suecof - keyboards, samplers, producer
* Morgoth the Impaler - keyboards on Empire
* Steve Steverson - vocals
* Andy Sneap - engineer, mixer
* Ted Jensen - mastering
* Dennis Sibeijn - Album Art

Guest review by
Passenger

Rating:
8.8
People can say whatever they want about Metalcore, but when a band with the talent of Chimaira comes along, credit must be given. This American sextet has improved with every new release, and this one, their fourth, is no exception. "Pass Out Of Existence" did nothing for me back in 2001, even though I was much more tolerant to the kind of Nu Metal/Hardcore-ish kind of blend the band was exploring than I am now, but "The Impossibility Of Reason" and "Chimaira" were and are, in my opinion, very good albums of very tight Metalcore, drinking from the best fountains of extreme Thrash and Melodic Death there are, bound to please a large group of Metalheads.

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published 31.07.2007 | Comments (2)

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Novas - 02.09.2010 at 08:07  
Rating: 9 IMO, Their best album so far. Every song including the 2 added bonus songs (Kingdom Of Heartache & Paralyzed) are excellent. Though, i think the songs: Resurrection & Needle were the weak ones. Killing The Beast being the weakest song on here...
Cüca Beludö - 20.07.2012 at 23:35  
 
Written by Novas on 02.09.2010 at 08:07

IMO, Their best album so far. Every song including the 2 added bonus songs (Kingdom Of Heartache & Paralyzed) are excellent. Though, i think the songs: Resurrection & Needle were the weak ones. Killing The Beast being the weakest song on here...


Agree with you, except where you mentioned Ressurrection as a weak track. This track is one of the best along with Six and Empire
Novas - 24.07.2012 at 07:48  
Rating: 9
Written by Guest on 20.07.2012 at 23:35

Written by Novas on 02.09.2010 at 08:07

IMO, Their best album so far. Every song including the 2 added bonus songs (Kingdom Of Heartache & Paralyzed) are excellent. Though, i think the songs: Resurrection & Needle were the weak ones. Killing The Beast being the weakest song on here...


Agree with you, except where you mentioned Ressurrection as a weak track. This track is one of the best along with Six and Empire


After the album grew on, bein one of my all-time favs, the weakest tracks are 'Killing the Beast' & 'Paralyzed'. And yes, 'Empire' is fantastic. This album is great the scream to as well lol. Sadly, Mark Hunter is the only original remaining member :/
LeKiwi - 14.03.2013 at 21:04  
Rating: 7 Ressurection and Six are excellent tracks, however the remainder of the album is severely the melody and groove found in the aforementioned tracks
musicalkaratekid - 06.12.2013 at 14:42  
Rating: 7 I guess this is overshadowed by Chimaira's previous self-titled album (which in my opinion is the band's career-defining record), but that doesn't mean that "Resurrection" doesn't deliver the goods. The first three songs for me are really powerful, solid pieces of heavy, groovy metal and the instrumentation is as solid as anything else the band had done before. However, after the unnecessarily long 'Six', for me the album seems to stagnate a bit. From 'No reason to live' through to 'End it all', it just seems like the band took a step back and produced average slabs of more or less the same sound and structure. Thankfully however this is more than made up for by the album's last few songs, especially 'Empire' which is very strong and consistent. So yeah, the middle part of this album for me is by far the weakest, but not weak enough to drag down the album's quality too much.
LeKiwi - 20.06.2014 at 09:45  
Rating: 7
Written by musicalkaratekid on 06.12.2013 at 14:42

However, after the unnecessarily long 'Six'...

Are you kidding? "Six" has one of the most natural progressions I've ever heard...and those melodies! Beautiful track.
musicalkaratekid - 20.06.2014 at 13:56  
Rating: 7
Written by LeKiwi on 20.06.2014 at 09:45

Written by musicalkaratekid on 06.12.2013 at 14:42

However, after the unnecessarily long 'Six'...

Are you kidding? "Six" has one of the most natural progressions I've ever heard...and those melodies! Beautiful track.

It's decent but I just think it's too long for its own good, personally. A song with natural progression doesn't have to be necessarily long.

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