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The New Black

Strapping Young Lad

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
July 11th, 2006
Catalog ID:
N/A
Label:
Century Media
Format:
CD
Reviews:
11 reviews (avg. 84%)
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2. You Suck 02:40   Show lyrics
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3. Anti Product 03:56   Show lyrics
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4. Monument 04:12   Show lyrics
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5. Wrong Side 03:35   Show lyrics
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6. Hope 05:02   Show lyrics
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7. Far Beyond Metal 04:36   Show lyrics
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8. Fucker 03:54   Show lyrics
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9. Almost Again 03:44   Show lyrics
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10. Polyphony 01:55   Show lyrics
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11. The New Black 06:16   Show lyrics
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Band members
Devin Townsend Guitars, Vocals, Keyboards, Programming
Gene Hoglan Drums
Byron Stroud Bass
Jed Simon Guitars
Guest/Session
Doug Gorkoff Cello
Cam Kroetch Vocals (on "You Suck")
Bif Naked Vocals (on "Fucker")
Oderus Urungus (R.I.P. 2014) Vocals (on "Far Beyond Metal")
Will Campagna Keyboards
Miscellaneous staff
Shaun Thingvold Engineering
Rob Shallcross Engineering, Editing
Mike Cashik Mixing (assistant)
Omer Cordell Photography
UE Nastasi Mastering
Travis Smith Design, Layout
Mike Fraser Mixing
Devin Townsend Producer
Rob Stephenson Recording (Drums, assistant)
Devin Townsend Guitars, Vocals, Keyboards, Programming
Gene Hoglan Drums
Byron Stroud Bass
Jed Simon Guitars
Doug Gorkoff Cello
Cam Kroetch Vocals (on "You Suck")
Bif Naked Vocals (on "Fucker")
Oderus Urungus (R.I.P. 2014) Vocals (on "Far Beyond Metal")
Will Campagna Keyboards
Shaun Thingvold Engineering
Rob Shallcross Engineering, Editing
Mike Cashik Mixing (assistant)
Omer Cordell Photography
UE Nastasi Mastering
Travis Smith Design, Layout
Mike Fraser Mixing
Devin Townsend Producer
Rob Stephenson Recording (Drums, assistant)
Read An OK send off, but lacks... 65% SRX March 24th, 2010
Read A Nice Finish for Strapping 93% invaded June 27th, 2008
Read Newer and Blacker 88% mephisto_the_hairy December 22nd, 2006
Read Almost again, indeed 75% TID August 16th, 2006
Read The New Black 86% Sexy_undertaker August 13th, 2006
Read I guess I have to be the... 70% MLTC August 12th, 2006
Read At the speed of sound, I... 90% doomsoldier July 2nd, 2006
Read Wrong side of Strapping... 83% Bash June 18th, 2006
Read Polarization 85% triangularDuck June 18th, 2006
Read Basically what we all... 85% KantQontrolMyself June 16th, 2006
Read FAR BEYOND METAL! 100% doctorgrowl June 1st, 2006

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 (01:30)
13. Zodiac (Melvins cover) (04:00)

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.

Added by: GuyOne Modified by: TheHellboy
Added on: 2006-04-19 03:19:25 Last modified on: 2014-07-25 01:12:36
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