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
Bonus tracks for Japan:
12. The Long Pig
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"
- "Slaves Shall Serve"
5. The Haunted
6. Lacuna Coil
- "Our Truth"
A video was shot for "Wrong Side" with director David Brodsky