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Release date: 25 April 2003
Style: Gothenburg metal


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Disc I
01. Tear Down The Walls (Intro)
02. Silent Wars
03. We Will Rise
04. Dead Eyes See No Future
05. Instinct
06. Leader Of The Rats
07. Exist To Exit
08. Marching On A Dead End Road
09. Despicable Heroes
10. End Of The Line
11. Dehumanization
12. Anthem
13. Saints And Sinners

Disc II [bonus]
01. Lament Of A Mortal Soul [live]
02. Behind The Smile [live]
03. Diva Satanica [live]
04. Exist To Exit [Dolby Digital 5.1 mix version]
05. Leader Of The Rats [Dolby Digital 5.1 mix version]
06. Dead Eyes See No Future [Dolby Digital 5.1 mix version]

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After the initial shock of finding out that Arch Enemy had recruited a female vocalist for last years ?Wages Of Sin?, I soon discovered that the band had created an album that was true to their original design, and easily made its way to one of the best for that year.

However, fears and speculation that guitarists Michael and Christopher Amott would fall short of the mark creating Arch Enemy's fifth album can be dismissed without a second thought the moment the introduction piece ?Tear Down The Walls? emanates from the speakers!

published 29.09.2003 | Comments (11)

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ramin - 14.11.2010 at 13:13  
Rating: 10 My love ,all of arch enemy is one of the fucking world!!!
tea[m]ster - 14.11.2010 at 15:44  
Rating: 8 This is their best work, every song is at least good, some are great.
MetalButt - 03.12.2011 at 06:49  
Rating: 10 Gr8 gr8 album!!my top 5 from this wil be-
1 we will rise
2 end of the line
3 dead eyes see no future
4 dehumanization
5 saints ans sinners!!

probably d best album by arch enemy.period...
musicalkaratekid - 12.05.2012 at 03:32  
Rating: 7 'Anthems of Rebellion' seems to have the same major problem as 'Wages of Sin' for me personally. The first half of the album, running up to 'Exist to Exit' is some of the most creatively written material the band have ever produced. 'Silent wars' hits harder than a ton of bricks, 'We will rise' is a surprisingly good call to arms, and 'Dead eyes see no future' has the best melodic guitar licks ive heard of late. However, from 'disposable heroes' onwards, it just seems that the band got bored and lost a great deal of originality-and even though this is revived somewhat with the epic closer 'Saints and Sinners', i am now convinced that this album is slightly overrated.
Angelic Storm - 12.05.2012 at 04:00  
Rating: 9 Definitely a step down after "Wages Of Sin", but certainly better than their lacklustre latest effort. "Saints And Sinners", "Leader Of The Rats", and the crushing "Exist To Exit" are certainly amongst the band's most neglected and underrated songs. In the light of more recent output from Arch Enemy, this one definitely has quite a bit to savour. Though it still wavers compared to their absolute best albums.
deadone - 03.10.2014 at 02:40  
Rating: 7 Listening to this last night, it finally dawned to me what knocks the albuim down a peg or two: it's the bloody drums.

1. They're too high up in the mix.

2. They're soulless clicky sounding things.

In essence they distract from some well crafted songs and riffs.

Shame. I find this to be a problem with a lot of modern metal.

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