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Panopticon

Isis

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
October 19th, 2004
Catalog ID:
IPC-057
Label:
Ipecac Recordings
Format:
CD
Reviews:
12 reviews (avg. 95%)
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2. Backlit 07:43   Show lyrics
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3. In Fiction 08:58   Show lyrics
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4. Wills Dissolve 06:47   Show lyrics
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5. Syndic Calls 09:39   Show lyrics
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6. Altered Course 09:56  
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7. Grinning Mouths 08:27   Show lyrics
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Band members
Jeff Caxide Bass
Bryant C. Meyer Samples, Guitars
Mike Gallagher Guitars
Aaron Turner Vocals, Guitars
Aaron Harris Drums
Guest/Session
Justin Chancellor Bass, Effects (on "Altered Course")
Miscellaneous staff
Karl Frinkle Recording (live)
Nick Zampiello Remastering
James Plotkin Mastering (vinyl)
Greg Moss Technician
Bill Dooley Mastering
Matt Bayles Producer, Engineering, Mixing
Aaron Turner Cover art, Photography, Design
James O'Mara Artwork (Japan reissue)
Jeff Caxide Bass
Bryant C. Meyer Samples, Guitars
Mike Gallagher Guitars
Aaron Turner Vocals, Guitars
Aaron Harris Drums
Justin Chancellor Bass, Effects (on "Altered Course")
Karl Frinkle Recording (live)
Nick Zampiello Remastering
James Plotkin Mastering (vinyl)
Greg Moss Technician
Bill Dooley Mastering
Matt Bayles Producer, Engineering, Mixing
Aaron Turner Cover art, Photography, Design
James O'Mara Artwork (Japan reissue)
Read Post-Metal pioneer's... 100% Jackzilla December 22nd, 2012
Read Panoramopticon 97% Wilytank March 14th, 2012
Read An Amalgamation of the Best... 90% Five_Nails July 7th, 2011
Read One of my all-time-favourites 90% NecromanticalScreams June 8th, 2008
Read Conceptually sophisticated... 95% NausikaDalazBlindaz January 3rd, 2008
Read Celestial takes on a Whole... 100% bigfootspartan August 6th, 2007
Read Journey into the Panopticon 90% Doubt June 19th, 2007
Read Massive... 100% asmox January 9th, 2007
Read Superb non-traditional metal 97% Aeturnus65 October 24th, 2005
Read 2004's album of the year 100% caspian December 7th, 2004
Read A great, great band! 90% krozza December 7th, 2004
Read Isis Shines On. 96% IcemanJ256 November 1st, 2004

A panopticon is a circular prison constructed so that the inspector can see all the prisoners at all times without being seen, from a central point.

Engineered and mixed at Paramount Studios in Los Angeles on June / July 2004.
Mastered at Paramount Mastering on July 2004.

  • Hydra Head released a special pre-order version of the album that was limited to 200 copies. The album came in a small wax-sealed transparent bag including some goodies.
  • Released in Japan by Daymare Recordings as DigiPak with the video for "The Beginning And The End" (first track of the album Oceanic).
  • Vinyl (2LP) released in the USA by Robotic Empire with the following pressing information:
    156 opaque blue
    212 opaque orange
    2073 black
  • Vinyl (2LP) released in Europe by Trust No One Recordings with the following pressing information:
    First press:
    7 bright orange (LP1) / clear with smoke (LP2)
    7 clear with orange (LP1) / clear with smoke (LP2)
    11 clear pink (LP1) / clear with smoke (LP2)
    40 clear with yellow/red (LP1) / clear with smoke (LP2)
    75 clear (LP1) / clear with smoke (LP2)
    75 clear (both LPs)
    100 clear (LP1) / black (LP2)
    700 black (both LPs)

    Second press:
    25 blue with black streaks (LP1) / blue with black swirls (LP2)
    35 blue with black streaks (both LPs)
    40 blue (LP1) / blue with black streaks (LP2)
    400 blue (both LPs)

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Added on: 2004-08-29 15:05:46 Last modified on: 2014-06-15 14:37:19
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