Revocation (album)

Revocation is the fourth studio album by American technical death metal band Revocation, released on August 5, 2013 by Relapse Records.

Revocation
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Studio album by
ReleasedAugust 5, 2013 (2013-08-05)
StudioThe Brick HitHouse (DRUMS) - Damage Studios, Southbridge, MA
GenreTechnical death metal, thrash metal
Length45:52
LabelRelapse
ProducerRevocation, Peter Rutcho
Revocation chronology
Teratogenesis
(2012)
Revocation
(2013)
Deathless
(2014)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
About.com3.5/5 stars
Exclaim!7/10
Metalstorm.net6.0/10
Popmatters8/10
Rock Hard9.0/10

The album entered the US Billboard 200 at #159.[1] selling 2,500 copies in the first week[2]

Track listingEdit

All lyrics are written by Davidson; all music is composed by Davidson, except where noted.

No.TitleMusicLength
1."The Hive" 3:44
2."Scattering the Flock"Gargiulo5:28
3."Archfiend" 5:42
4."Numbing Agents" 3:18
5."Fracked" 3:52
6."The Gift You Gave" 5:31
7."Invidious" 4:27
8."Spastic" (instrumental) 3:57
9."Entombed by Wealth" 4:09
10."A Visitation"Gargiulo5:44
Total length:45:52
Deluxe edition bonus track
No.TitleLyricsMusicLength
11."Dyers Eve" (Metallica cover)HetfieldHetfield, Ulrich, Hammett5:15
Total length:51:07

PersonnelEdit

Writing, performance and production credits are adapted from the album liner notes.[3]

Revocation
  • David Davidson – lead vocals, guitars, gang vocals on "Invidious"
  • Dan Gargiulo – guitars, backing vocals, gang vocals on "Invidious"
  • Brett Bamberger – bass, gang vocals on "Invidious"
  • Phil Dubois-Coyne – drums, gang vocals on "Invidious"
Additional Musicians
  • Peter Rutcho – gang vocals on "Invidious"
  • Pat Faherty – gang vocals on "Invidious"
Production
Artwork and design
  • Orion Landau – design

Chart performanceEdit

Chart (2013) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[1] 159
US Independent Albums (Billboard)[4] 35
US Top Hard Rock Albums (Billboard)[5] 15
US Heatseekers Albums (Billboard)[6] 4
US Top Rock Albums (Billboard)[7] 44

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Revocation Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard.
  2. ^ Brown, Matt. "Metal By Numbers 8/14: Asking Alexandria About The Charts". www.metalinsider.net. Retrieved November 6, 2014.
  3. ^ Revocation (liner notes). Revocation. Relapse. 2014.CS1 maint: others (link)
  4. ^ "Revocation Chart History (Independent Albums)". Billboard.
  5. ^ "Revocation Chart History (Top Hard Rock Albums)". Billboard.
  6. ^ "Revocation Chart History (Heatseekers Albums)". Billboard.
  7. ^ "Revocation Chart History (Top Rock Albums)". Billboard.

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