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Rise Above: 24 Black Flag Songs to Benefit the West Memphis Three

Rise Above: 24 Black Flag Songs to Benefit the West Memphis Three is a 2002 tribute album.[2] The album consists of covers of Black Flag songs performed by the Rollins Band, with vocalists from various well-known rock, hip hop, punk and metal artists (as well as certain members of Black Flag) singing. All money raised from sales of the album were donated to the legal funds of the West Memphis Three.

Rise Above
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Compilation album by
Rollins Band
ReleasedOctober 8, 2002
RecordedMay–June 2002
GenreHardcore punk
Length55:25
LabelSanctuary Records
ProducerHenry Rollins
Rollins Band chronology
A Nicer Shade of Red
(2001)
Rise Above
(2002)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4/5 stars[1]

Track listingEdit

All tracks written by Greg Ginn, except where noted.

No.TitleFeatured vocalistsLength
1."Rise Above"Chuck D, Henry Rollins2:11
2."Nervous Breakdown"Keith Morris1:57
3."Fix Me"Iggy Pop0:54
4."American Waste" (Chuck Dukowski)Neil Fallon1:32
5."I've Had It"Cedric Bixler-Zavala1:22
6."I've Heard It Before" (Ginn, Dukowski)Jeff Moreira1:37
7."Room 13" (Ginn, Medea)Corey Taylor1:58
8."Wasted" (Ginn, Keith Morris)Exene Cervenka, Rollins0:53
9."Jealous Again"Nick Oliveri1:43
10."TV Party"Rollins3:33
11."No Values"Hank Williams III1:35
12."Gimme Gimme Gimme"Dean Ween1:45
13."Depression"Casey Chaos2:15
14."Six Pack"Mike Patton2:15
15."Police Story"Ice-T1:33
16."Revenge"Tom Araya0:53
17."Thirsty and Miserable" (Robo, Rose Medea, Dez Cadena)Lemmy2:12
18."What I See" (Dukowski)Chuck Dukowski1:55
19."No More" (Dukowski)Tim Armstrong, Lars Frederiksen2:12
20."Black Coffee"Rollins4:49
21."Slip It In"Rollins, Inger Lorre6:37
22."Annihilate This Week"Rollins, Kira Roessler3:59
23."My War" (Dukowski)Rollins3:47
24."Nervous Breakdown"Ryan Adams1:58
Total length:55:25

PersonnelEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Rollins, Henry (2002). Rise Above: 24 Black Flag Songs to Benefit the West Memphis Three (CD booklet). Rollins Band. London: Sanctuary Records Group. pp. 2–4. 06076-84573-2.