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The New Black

TypeStudio Full-length
GenresIndustrial Metal, Progressive Metal
LabelsCentury Media Records
Ranked#87 for 2006 , #2,091 all-time
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Comments :  8
Total votes :  8
Rating :  86.3 / 100
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Submitted by level Eagles (2006-06-24)
Last modified by level Eagles (2017-12-14)
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The New Black Information

Track listing (Songs)

2.You Suck2:40-0
3.Anti Product3:56-0
5.Wrong Side3:35-0
7.Far Beyond Metal4:36-0
9.Almost Again3:44-0
11.The New Black6:16-0

Line-up (members)

  • Devin Townsend : Guitars, Vocals, Keyboards, Programming
  • Jed Simon : Guitars
  • Byron Stroud : Bass
  • Gene Hoglan : Drums
  • Guest/session musicians:
  • Cam Kroetch : Vocals on "You Suck"
  • Bif Naked : Vocals on "Fucker"
  • Oderus Urungus : Vocals on "Far Beyond Metal"
  • Will Campagna : Keyboards
  • Doug Gorkoff : Cello
Recorded at the Armoury and Profile studios in Vancouver, BC.
Mastered by UE Nastasi at Sterling Sound, New York.
Pre-production done at Heathen Choppers, Vancouver.

"Far Beyond Metal" is a song SYL had written many years earlier, but until the recording of this album had only ever performed live. It first appeared on the "No Sleep Till Bedtime" live album in 1998 and was also featured on the "For Those Aboot to Rock" DVD.

The European release date was July 17, 2006.

Bonus tracks on the limited edition Digipak version:
12. The Long Pig (1:30)
13. Zodiac (Melvins cover) (4:00)

Bonus tracks for Japan:
12. The Long Pig
13. C:enter:###
14. Wrong Side (Promotional Video)

Some copies came with a bonus sampler disc from Century Media promoting (then) newly released albums by other bands on their roster, with the following track list:

1. Shadows Fall - "In Effigy"
2. Arch Enemy - "My Apocalypse"
3. God Forbid - "Chains Of Humanity"
4. Behemoth - "Slaves Shall Serve"
5. The Haunted - "99"
6. Lacuna Coil - "Our Truth"

A video was shot for "Wrong Side" with director David Brodsky.

The New Black Comments

level   (85/100)
좀 더 제정신같은 앨범이네요.
level   (85/100)
그냥 SYL의 앨범이다. 별다른 특징이 없다는게 아쉽지만 마지막 결과물이니 뭐...
level   (85/100)
좀 순해진 느낌이 들긴 하지만 이 정도면 수작.
level   (80/100)
간간히 즐겨 듣는 앨범이다. 특히 The Antiproduct 곡은 매우 매력 적인데 중반부 트럼펫,플룻 솔로는 왠지 뉴욕 할렘가를 연상 시키는 느낌 이었다.
level   (85/100)
zatiaľ a pravdepodobne aj natrvalo ich posledné album, dobrá rozlúčka
level   (88/100)
마지막이어서 아쉬운, 많이 멜로딕해지고 부드러워진 모습이다. 그래도 이들의 매력은 충분히 살아있다.
level   (94/100)
Why is everything on this site in Korean?
level   (88/100)
Wrong Side 하나만으로도 충분히 이 점수를 받을 수 있는 앨범

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